Experience the transformative power of a live performance of the Utah Symphony at the awe-inspiring Waterfall Amphitheater. Founded in 1940, the Utah Symphony is one of America’s major symphony orchestras, known internationally for its distinctive performances and recording legacy. Today, the orchestra’s 85 full-time professional musicians perform over 175 concerts each season.
The orchestra under the direction of Conner Gray Covington will perform selections from composer John Williams’ movie scores—including Star Wars, Harry Potter, and Superman—and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture with live cannon fire by Cannoneers of the Wasatch. Bring a picnic, or grab concessions to enjoy during the concert. Following the performance enjoy a firework show.
Arrive early for best seating options as the venue fills up quickly for most performances.
Blankets and low beach (lower than 30" for the tallest point when opened) chairs are permitted are permitted in designated sections. Please be courteous of others. There are also designated areas for wheelchair seating.
The Ashton Gardens will close to the public at 5:00 pm.
Gates to the performance open at 6:30 PM for the 8:30 performance time.
Concessions are available at the venue.
Outside food is permitted.
We recommend arriving early to picnic on the lawn prior to the concert.
Approximate performance time is 2 hours with one 20 minute intermission.
To view the program, click HERE.
Parking is available adjacent to the Thanksgiving Point Gardens Visitor Center entrance and across from the Museum of Natural Curiosity. Guests will be directed to park in marked parking stalls. Parking in unmarked areas or on the street will not be permitted. Carpooling is strongly recommended to help alleviate traffic congestion.
Disabled parking is available at the front of the Gardens Visitor Center. A valid disability parking permit is required. Paths to access the waterfall amphitheater can accommodate wheelchairs, however wheelchairs and other conveyances are not available for rent through Thanksgiving Point. Shuttles to the performance are not available to the public.
The performance will take place rain or shine.
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