Here Are The 11 Most Enchanting, Magical Christmas Towns In Utah

Don’t you love it when you visit a place that completely embodies the Christmas spirit? We have gathered up a list of 11 of the best Christmas towns in Utah that all have their own unique attractions, lights, and festivals to help turn your holiday season into one of magic and joy.

Did we miss your hometown? Where are some of the best places in Utah for Christmas that you and your family enjoy? Tell us about its cool holiday traditions and share your photos if you have some!

Don’t miss a single Christmas attraction this year! Start by completing our Christmas Bucket List with 14 things you simply must do in Utah during the holidays.

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Christmas in Utah

October 27, 2022

Are there any Christmas train rides in Utah?

The short answer to this question is yes! In November and December, The Heber Valley Railroad has a Christmas train you can take known as the Polar Express Train. This has been declared the best Christmas train ride in Utah and it’s easy to see why. In fact, it is so popular that tickets go on sale in June! The festive journey takes riders to the North Pole and Santa is waiting to greet you! And the best part about this Polar Express? If you find your holiday schedule a bit too crowded in the days leading up to Christmas, Heber Valley Railroad even offers a holiday train ride on select days between Christmas and New Year’s.

Where are some of the best Christmas light displays in Utah?

There is nothing more festive in the Christmas season than the glow of Christmas light displays. People of all ages are captivated by the twinkling lights and we have rounded up some of the best displays of Christmas lights in Utah. Parks, homes, and businesses all get into the Christmas spirit with their decorations. Sometimes, towns go all out not just in Christmas lights, but in the decorations as well. This list of places with the best Christmas decorations in Utah may have some overlap with the best Christmas lights, but we hope you’ll find some new favorites to visit as well this holiday season!

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