The historical city of Ogden was established in 1844. Since then it has bloomed into a recreational paradise right next to the Wasatch Mountains. Ogden features everything from skydiving to indoor rock climbing as well as tons of unique museums to explore. Enjoy a play put on by local talents or simply enjoy the stunning botanical gardens in warm weather.
801.394.9663 | Website
347 22nd St. Ogden, UT
The Treehouse Children’s Museum is truly a treasure for children and families. With its award winning exhibits and programs, the Treehouse is a place where children can step into a story. Exhibits are designed to feel like pages from a giant storybook where children can become characters in their own adventures. Programs such as RAMPed Up Art and Step on Stage are also offered as well as weekly family literacy programs. Memberships are available for purchase online. Explore this educational but imaginative place!
Eccles Community Art Center
801.392.6935 | Website
2580 Jefferson Ave. Ogden, UT 84401
Both regional and local artists work to transform this historic David Eccles mansion into an art museum with changing exhibits on a monthly basis. The Community Art Center also holds a bi-annual statewide competition open to all Utah residents. Test your skills in the competition or simply admire the extensive amount of work put into creating this art haven. There are also different types of classes such as literary and visual arts being taught regularly.
Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery
801.626.6420 | Website
2001 University Circle. Ogden, UT
A gallery presenting contemporary art from both local and visiting artists alike. The exhibit is free from September through May and summer exhibits are a small fee.
801.393.9890 | Website
2501 Wall Ave. Ogden, UT
The Ogden Union Stations history begins in 1924. It was once the hub of the transcontinental rail traffic for over 50 years. The Union Station now houses museums and galleries featuring railroad history, firearms, gems and minerals, classic cars and arts. Come learn about the historic Utah railroad, visit the classic car collection, and browse through the John M. Browning Firearms Museum featuring a collection of firearms throughout the ages. Many events also go on throughout the year at the Union Station. Don’t miss the model train museum — favorite of children young and old.
Eccles Dinosaur Park
801.393.3466 | Website
1544 East Park Blvd. Ogden, UT
Located just a few miles down Ogden Canyon, the Ogden Eccles Dinosaur Park is an exciting collection of prehistoric creatures including crawlers, predators, marine animals, and flying reptiles. More than 100 sculptures fill the attraction.
Dinosaurs indigenous to Utah are a special feature at the park. One of the most popular exhibits is the 45-foot-long, 20-foot high Tyrannosaurus Rex. Situated on the beautiful Ogden River, children enjoy feeding fish, climbing on prehistoric creatures, and digging for fossils. The Elizabeth Dee Shaw Stewart Museum is a must-see educational center.
Visit the park on Halloween for spooky dinosaurs, themed attractions, trick or treating, and festive fun. Special event facilities available for birthday parties.
Megaplex Movies at The Junction
801.528.5800 | Website
2351 Kiesel Ave. Ogden, UT
This 13 screen movie theatre features both luxury and DBox seating. Catch up on the most recent movies released and bring the whole family, just make sure to reserve seats early so you can all sit together!
Peery’s Egyptian Theatre
801.689.8700 | Website
2415 Washington Blvd. Ogden, UT
Perry’s Egyptian Theater, located in historic downtown Ogden, was originally built in 1924. Meticulously restored and reopened in 1997, Peery hosts performing arts, movie premiers, and tours such as the Warren Miller and the Banff Film Festivals. The historic building is thought to be one of only two Egyptian-style “atmospheric” theaters in the nation, complete with an auditorium sky dotted with twinkling stars. View a children’s production of the Nutcracker over the holidays or join the Celtic Celebration in March.
Good Company Theatre
801.917.4969 | Website
2402 Wall Ave. Ogden, UT
Founded in 2012, The Good Company Theatre is dedicated to giving high-energy performances that are high quality and fun for the whole family. Subscriptions are good for the entire season, or a half-season subscription may be purchased for four shows instead of eight.
Family Fun Centers
Fat Cats Family Fun
801.528.5324 | Website
2261 Kiesel Ave. Ogden, UT
A family friendly all-in-one attraction located in the heart of Ogden, Fat Cats Fun Center features bowling, laser tag, an arcade, bumper cars, and special parties and events. With special promotions throughout the week (such as half-price arcade games on Wednesday) there’s fun available for the whole family!
801.528.5350 | Website
2261 Kiesel Ave. Ogden, UT
Located inside of the Salomon Center, this new rock climbing and bouldering facility has tons of space for big or small groups. Utilize the 2,520 square feet of climbing room to put your skills to the test. iRock provides equipment and training necessary to make the rock climbing adventure a successful one. Beginners and experts alike can find something to work on in this climbing gym.
801.528.5352 | Website
2261 Kiesel Ave. Suite 2B, Ogden, UT
Described as a wave in a box, Flowrider in Ogden is a skill and thrill surfing attraction with nonstop appeal. Flowriding is for participants of all ages, and each ride increases the rider’s confidence. Flowrider is powered by an engine that drives 10,000 gallons of flowing water into the wave ride of a lifetime. Spectators enjoy it as much as the participants.
The Front Climbing Gym
801.393.7625 | Website
225 20th St. Ogden, UT
Indoor rock climbing in Utah can be found on the corner of Lincoln and 20th Street in Ogden. The Front Climbing Gym is a premier indoor climbing, bouldering, and fitness facility. Built in the newly restored, all-glass, American Can Building, The Front features over 10,000 feet of bouldering, lead, and top rope walls, plus a complete set of strength and cardio equipment. Yoga is available in the upstairs Yoga Loft. The Front Pro Shop offers climbing equipment, professional advice, and local beta. Routes are routinely updated. Kids camps are offered throughout the summer.
North Shore Aquatic Center
801.782.9712 | Website
245 E 2550 N. North Ogden, UT
The North Shore Aquatic Center is perfect for both adults and children of all ages. Constructed in 2005, the water park has some aquatic experience. Lessons are available for all ages!
801.528.5348 | Website
2261 Kiesel Ave. Ogden, UT
Ever wished you could fly? The iFLY wind tunnel allows you to fly your body in a “controlled” manner. This indoor skydiving center in Ogden, Utah allows children and adults of all ages to safely soar through the air. Your flying experience is all within the safety of a wall-to-wall air flow chamber. The innovative sport of body flight is always exciting and fun for all ages! iFLY’s professional staff of instructors teach the fundamentals and provide your flight equipment, so no experience necessary.
Toad’s Fun Zone
801.392.4653 | Website
1690 West 400 North. Ogden Ut
Another family-friendly fun center, Toad’s has a variety of different activities perfect for all age groups. Indoors, families can enjoy laser tag, the arcade, and blacklight mini-golf. Outdoors is the batting cage, go-karts, and driving range. Plan your party at Toad’s, they do birthdays, graduations, and all other sorts of celebrations.
Fly High Trampoline Park
801.605.8777 | Website
3624 South 250 West. Ogden, UT
Fly High at the Fly High Trampoline Park in Ogden, Utah. Tucked behind the Newgate Mall, this place is full of adventure. Beginner and advanced jumpers alike will find themselves having the time of their lives in this environment. This isn’t your typical trampoline park, there’s also foam pits, wipe outs, drop zones, airbags, parkour, ninja warrior obstacles, olympic trampolines, kids course, arcade, dart wars, and more!
The place is also available to rent out for special events. Contact Fly High for more information.
801.399.8099 | Website
2450 A Ave. Ogden, UT
Situated along the Weber River is historic Fort Buenaventura. Covering an 84 acre river tract of land near the Weber River, the fort symbolizes a period of western history that was the transition from nomadic ways of the Indian tribes and trappers to the first permanent settlers of the Great Basin. Facilities at the fort include picnic areas, a canoeing pond, and a replica fort including three cabins. Enjoy Fort Buenaventura events during the year including a period reenactment of the Mountain Man Rendezvous.
Historic 25th Street
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25th Street Ogden, Utah
What is now an urban street in Ogden with tons of local stores, coffee shops, and restaurants used to be quite a grungy place, teeming with brothels, gang wars, and political scandals. In recent years it has become somewhat of a tourist attraction, welcoming over 1 million visitors each year. The zombie crawl and art walks are two of the greatest events that take place right here in the heart of Ogden.
The Ice Sheet
801.399.8750 | Website
4390 Harrison Blvd. Ogden, Ut.
The Weber State Ice Sheet located just off of Harrison Boulevard is available open skating, figure skating lessons, and hockey practices. Rentals are available in the rink, check the website for times!
Ogden Farmer’s Market
801.449.8194 | Website
25th Street and Grant Ave. Ogden, UT
Every Saturday from late June until September, locals gather on Historic 25th Street from Wall Avenue through Washington Boulevard to stock up on farm-fresh produce, freshly brewed coffee, baked goods, and incredible locally handcrafted art. In the winter there is an indoor farmers market in the Union Station with all of these great things as well! The market is open from 9am until 2pm.
Ogden Nature Center
801.621.7595 | Website
966 West 12th St. Ogden, UT 84404
The Ogden Nature Center is a 152 acre wildlife sanctuary and educational center located on 12th Street in Ogden. Founded in 1975 as Utah’s first official nature center, ONC has provided a place where wildlife can refuge from urban development and where people can enjoy nature. The visitors center offers interactive nature exhibits and a unique gift shop. Ogden Nature Center also holds many events throughout the year including summer camps, fun runs, and wildlife expo.
Ogden Raptors Baseball
801.393.2400 | Website
2330 Lincoln Ave. Ogden, UT
Lindquist Field is home to the Ogden Raptors; a pioneer league affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers. The view beyond center field showcases majestic Ben Lomond Peak and adjacent mountains. Bring your family and enjoy America’s favorite pastime. Play begins in early June and ends in September. Check out the Ogden Raptors schedule and get your tickets on their website!
801.627.5867 | Website
3463 Airport Rd. Ogden, UT
With 27 years of experience, Skydive Ogden is one of the premiere destinations in all of Northern Utah. Cross an item off of your bucket list and opt for the beginner “Tandem Jump” where an instructor will be attached to you the entire time, ensuring nothing goes wrong. For more experienced jumpers, jumping alone is possible too! Competitive pricing is available as well as photo and video of your adventure!
801.395.2937 | Website
2236 Washington Blvd. Ogden, UT
The Social Axe Club began in 2017 when the owners (who originally planned on opening a coffee shop) saw a video of Jason Momoa throwing an axe and drinking beer. From that moment on, they just knew that their business venture had to be in axe throwing. They’ve opened three locations; the first one is in Ogden, a second in Salt Lake, and a third in Orem, Utah. Enjoy a beer filled evening of throwing axes at any of these!
Wiseguys Comedy Club
801.622.5588 | Website
269 25th St. Ogden, Utah.
Experience the show of a lifetime at this local comedy club located on Historic 25th Street. Local comedians and visiting comedians alike will make sure your night is filled with loads of laughs, locally brewed beer, and a café style menu. There is no age limit at the Ogden Wiseguys club, but some shows require 21+ depending on the content.