Although I am sometimes frustrated about being queer here, there are also a lot of reasons why I love this city. I think folks have many misconceptions about Salt Lake City so here are a few things that I think are important when it comes to building an understanding of this place:. Salt Lake is more progressive than you think. Although the dominant culture is still fairly conservative, white, Mormon, and middle-class, this creates a really interesting counter-culture.
The 11 Best Bars in Salt Lake City
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Believe it or not, there are now more than places to get a drink in Utah, and none of them require you to become a member. Before Utah overhauled its liquor laws in , drinking in Salt Lake City—headquarters of the Mormon church—was complicated. Getting a drink at a bar required becoming a member of its private club before being able to place an order. These are the best of them.
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Salt Lake City is the capital city of Utah, a state with historically fascinating liquor laws. These strange laws mean some places require a food order with your drink. Here are the 10 best bars in Salt Lake City. Beerhive Pub is one of the first places in Salt Lake City where you could get a taste of more than 24 different brews on tap or choose from a long list of impeccable bottled beers.
Stay up-to-date on deals, events, activities and more by signing up for our newsletter! Make sure to check with establishments on their current hours before going. Salt Lake serves as a bastion of progressiveness, playfulness, and pride. The city holds one of the biggest and best-attended Pride parades and festivals around, with Pride Week festivities attracting tens of thousands of participants who light up the downtown scene in full rainbow-hued regalia. Of course, it doesn't have to be parade week to celebrate pride and inclusivity as our gay bars do that year round.