Events for Fundraising

Breakfast With the Birds

For the 14th year, Tracy Aviary will host its Breakfast with the Birds fundraiser to generate financial support for its education department.  This event is a family affair for the entire flock! Guests will be treated to breakfast, provided by local eateries, a special Bird Show performance featuring some of Salt Lake’s most famous “celebirdies”, engaging educational activities, live music, as well as private access to Tracy Aviary’s stunning grounds and exhibits!

Tracy Aviary inspires curiosity and caring for birds and nature through education and conservation. Breakfast with the Birds supports education programs at Tracy Aviary, inspiring environmental stewardship through hands on experiences in nature. This event provides vital support for discounted field trips for Title 1 schools, free admission for families in Head Start programs, and Nature in the City programs. Free and innovative educational programs are only possible because of the generous support of community members.

Purchase tickets online at tracyaviary.org/upcoming-events/bwb. Tickets are $50 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under. Enjoy Early Bird pricing until July 7th, with tickets at $40 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. The ticket price includes Tracy Aviary admission, breakfast and entertainment. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited, so purchase yours today before they all fly away!


Breakfast With the Birds

For the 14th year, Tracy Aviary will host its Breakfast with the Birds fundraiser to generate financial support for its education department.  This event is a family affair for the entire flock! Guests will be treated to breakfast, provided by local eateries, a special Bird Show performance featuring some of Salt Lake’s most famous “celebirdies”, engaging educational activities, live music, as well as private access to Tracy Aviary’s stunning grounds and exhibits!

Tracy Aviary inspires curiosity and caring for birds and nature through education and conservation. Breakfast with the Birds supports education programs at Tracy Aviary, inspiring environmental stewardship through hands on experiences in nature. This event provides vital support for discounted field trips for Title 1 schools, free admission for families in Head Start programs, and Nature in the City programs. Free and innovative educational programs are only possible because of the generous support of community members.

Purchase tickets online at tracyaviary.org/upcoming-events/bwb. Tickets are $50 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under. Enjoy Early Bird pricing until July 7th, with tickets at $40 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. The ticket price includes Tracy Aviary admission, breakfast and entertainment. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited, so purchase yours today before they all fly away!


Salt Lake City's First Tacofest

Salt Lake City's first Tacofest is a one day event that will be held Saturday, August 5th at the legendary Mexican Civic Center downtown. The day will be packed with live music, wrestling demonstrations, and twenty of the regions finest taco-centric restaurants competing for Best Taco awards in four categories presented by the festival. This end-of-summer celebration is to support Meals on Wheels while bridging cultural gaps between our ever diversifying community through our common love for tacos! This will be the largest taco celebration Utah has ever seen and we'd be delighted to be included in your calendar for July.


Taste of the Wasatch

Over 50 of Utah's top chefs, restaurants and bakeries gather at Solitude Mountain Resort to offer some mighty fine food in the ultimate fundraising feast known as Taste of the Wasatch. Phenomenal food, fine wine, local craft beer along with a very cool silent auction and live music. Sunday, August 6th from noon until 4pm - join adults age 21 and over for year's best food event. Funds raised stay local and benefit anti-hunger programs. Tickets are available (but going fast) at tasteofthewasatch.org.


Kitty City Birthday Party at the Humane Society of Utah

Join us as we celebrate the 5th anniversary of the grand opening of our cat adoption center "Kitty City". We will celebrate the day with a cat adoption special, moon bounces, food trucks, Course A' Lure Dog Agility course, family fun activities and more! Stay tuned for more details by following the Humane Society of Utah on Facebook!


Kitty City Birthday Party at the Humane Society of Utah

Join us as we celebrate the 5th anniversary of the grand opening of our cat adoption center "Kitty City". We will celebrate the day with a cat adoption special, moon bounces, food trucks, Course A' Lure Dog Agility course, family fun activities and more! Stay tuned for more details by following the Humane Society of Utah on Facebook!


Utah Beer Fest with the Humane Society of Utah

Join us for the 8th annual Utah Beer Festival. The largest beer event in Utah and a fundraiser for The Humane Society of Utah. We'll be sampling the best brews and ciders around, delicious local FOOD vendors, live local MUSIC and DJS. Karaoke stage, pet adoptions, games by Beehive Sport and Social Club and more! Bring your umbrellas, blankets and chairs and make a day or TWO of sampling beers, listening to music and enjoying summer. TWO DAYS THIS YEAR! Saturday, August 19th from 2-8 p.m. Sunday, August 20th from 1-7 p.m. EARLY BEER DRINKERS AND VIP ENTER AN HOUR EARLY EACH DAY. Buy tickets in advance to save. Prices go up in July. All BEER DRINKER Tickets come with: Starter Tokens RFID cashless Wristband (NO registration fee) Sample Mug FREE use of UTA: busses, TRAX and Frontrunner VIP tickets sell out early and include beer and food pairings within the VIP Lounge. Early Beer Drinker tickets are capped to allow 1 hr free rein of the grounds. Limited 2-day passes available. 2-day passes receive double the tokens of the one day ticket. See individual ticket options for tokens and pricing at utahbeerfestival.com $5 Designated Driver Tickets available. This event is a fundraiser for the Humane Society of Utah. A 501-3 C status non-profit that provides life saving help to animals in need.


Utah Beer Fest with the Humane Society of Utah

Join us for the 8th annual Utah Beer Festival. The largest beer event in Utah and a fundraiser for The Humane Society of Utah. We'll be sampling the best brews and ciders around, delicious local FOOD vendors, live local MUSIC and DJS. Karaoke stage, pet adoptions, games by Beehive Sport and Social Club and more! Bring your umbrellas, blankets and chairs and make a day or TWO of sampling beers, listening to music and enjoying summer. TWO DAYS THIS YEAR! Saturday, August 19th from 2-8 p.m. Sunday, August 20th from 1-7 p.m. EARLY BEER DRINKERS AND VIP ENTER AN HOUR EARLY EACH DAY. Buy tickets in advance to save. Prices go up in July. All BEER DRINKER Tickets come with: Starter Tokens RFID cashless Wristband (NO registration fee) Sample Mug FREE use of UTA: busses, TRAX and Frontrunner VIP tickets sell out early and include beer and food pairings within the VIP Lounge. Early Beer Drinker tickets are capped to allow 1 hr free rein of the grounds. Limited 2-day passes available. 2-day passes receive double the tokens of the one day ticket. See individual ticket options for tokens and pricing at utahbeerfestival.com $5 Designated Driver Tickets available. This event is a fundraiser for the Humane Society of Utah. A 501-3 C status non-profit that provides life saving help to animals in need.


Utah Beer Fest with the Humane Society of Utah

Join us for the 8th annual Utah Beer Festival. The largest beer event in Utah and a fundraiser for The Humane Society of Utah. We'll be sampling the best brews and ciders around, delicious local FOOD vendors, live local MUSIC and DJS. Karaoke stage, pet adoptions, games by Beehive Sport and Social Club and more! Bring your umbrellas, blankets and chairs and make a day or TWO of sampling beers, listening to music and enjoying summer. TWO DAYS THIS YEAR! Saturday, August 19th from 2-8 p.m. Sunday, August 20th from 1-7 p.m. EARLY BEER DRINKERS AND VIP ENTER AN HOUR EARLY EACH DAY. Buy tickets in advance to save. Prices go up in July. All BEER DRINKER Tickets come with: Starter Tokens RFID cashless Wristband (NO registration fee) Sample Mug FREE use of UTA: busses, TRAX and Frontrunner VIP tickets sell out early and include beer and food pairings within the VIP Lounge. Early Beer Drinker tickets are capped to allow 1 hr free rein of the grounds. Limited 2-day passes available. 2-day passes receive double the tokens of the one day ticket. See individual ticket options for tokens and pricing at utahbeerfestival.com $5 Designated Driver Tickets available. This event is a fundraiser for the Humane Society of Utah. A 501-3 C status non-profit that provides life saving help to animals in need.


Volunteer with the Humane Society of Utah at the 8th Annual Utah Beer Festival

This year the festival has been expanded to TWO DAYS on Saturday, August 19 and Sunday, August 20. The Humane Society of Utah is proud to have been selected by Salt Lake City Weekly again as the beneficiary for this incredible event for the fourth year in arow. We will receive 25% of all proceeds from the event to benefit the animals. This year the festival will be held at the Utah State Fairpark (155 North 1000 West) with more space, more shade, electronic wristbands for faster beer purchasing, easy UTA TRAX access across from the event, and much more! All requirements to be a volunteer and the many great benefits of volunteering can be read by visiting www.utahhumane.org/beerfest If you work for a company that might be willing to supply a group of employees to volunteer, please read more about corporate group opportunities here: www.utahhumane.org/beerfestgroup