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Celebration Week Events & Activities

The following events are being planned by the Spike 150 Commission and our statewide partners to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad.

All-aboard the AgeWise Express
05-02-2019 - 05-02-2019

All-aboard the AgeWise Express

Weber County Organization for Elderly (WCOFE)

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Golden Spike Sesquicentennial Opening Ceremonies
05-04-2019 - 05-04-2019

Golden Spike Sesquicentennial Opening Ceremonies

Box Elder County

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Golden Spike Sesquicentennial Opening Ceremonies Hoedown
05-04-2019 - 05-04-2019

Golden Spike Sesquicentennial Opening Ceremonies Hoedown

Box Elder County

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Working on the Railroad: Chinese Workers & America’s First Transcontinental Line | Gordon H. Chang
05-08-2019 - 05-08-2019

Working on the Railroad: Chinese Workers & America’s First Transcontinental Line | Gordon H. Chang

Utah Museum of Fine Arts

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The Crossing: Box Elder's Golden Treasure
05-07-2019 - 05-09-2019

The Crossing: Box Elder's Golden Treasure

Old Barn Community Theatre

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Gold Mountain
05-08-2019 - 05-09-2019

Gold Mountain

Transcontinental Railroad 150th Celebration

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Family Locomotive Celebration
05-09-2019 - 05-09-2019

Family Locomotive Celebration

Treehouse Children's Museum

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Golden Spike 150th Anniversary Celebration
05-10-2019 - 05-10-2019

Golden Spike 150th Anniversary Celebration

Spike 150

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2019 Golden Spike Conference
05-08-2019 - 05-11-2019

2019 Golden Spike Conference

Chinese Railroad Workers Descendants Association

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05.10.19 WEEKEND

150-Year Anniversary Weekend Celebration

On May 10-11, 2019, a 150-year anniversary celebration weekend will take place at Promontory Summit, Utah. Visitors will be able to step out on to the site where history was made, partake in activities, meander through the visitor center and monuments, and visit the nearby Chinese dugouts and Spiral Jetty.

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Expected Attendance for Spike 150

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Volunteer for Spike 150

  • *Please note that a mandatory volunteer training will be held prior to the events above.

Union Pacific The Great Race to Promontory

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