It’s All Here at The Gateway!
The Gateway is your hub for All-Star happenings. We are hosting several free and open-to-the-public events during the NBA All-Star weekend, February 17-19th. Come down and enjoy the fun!
Grit Rail Jam, presented by the Utah Sports Commission, Utah Jazz, The Gateway and Cactus Jack, is a free-to-attend, daytime snowboarding competition that will take place at the Olympic Legacy Plaza at The Gateway. The two-day event, organized by Jeremy Jones in partnership with Travis Scott, will feature amateur riders on the rails from 2-6 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17. Professional athletes, along with the top female and male amateur riders from Friday, will compete from 3-6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18 with medals and cash prizes on the line. Scott will be in attendance during the Saturday competition to cheer on the finalists.
The Shop Salt Lake City – The Shop Salt Lake City will activate in two separate locations with five national brands located at 16 North Rio Grande and one at 15 S Rio Grande within The Gateway. An innovative pop-up retail experience will include activations from Cactus Jack, MRKT, StockX, The Webster Miami, CounterPoint (the Utah Jazz private-label apparel and lifestyle brand), and Mitchell & Ness featuring SLAM and Thrifthood. The Shop plans to drop daily exclusive merchandise all weekend. This is curated by fashion veteran Calyann Barnett in partnership with the Jazz. The Shop will be open to the public from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. on Feb. 16-18 and from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Feb. 19.
The Depot at The Gateway will be the venue for the Cactus Jack Concert Series, which has been specially curated by Scott and will take place Feb. 17-18. Don Toliver and Sheck Wes will take the stage on Friday, Feb. 17, and special artists to headline the series on Saturday, Feb. 18 will be announced shortly. Chase B is the concert series DJ. The concert series will begin at 8 p.m. both evenings at The Depot, located at 13 North 400 West at The Gateway. Tickets will go on sale through The Depot via this link starting Friday, Feb. 3.
The Utah Jazz All-Star Alliance and the Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum have partnered to build the Utah Jazz Catapult that launches basketballs at a hoop by stomping on a foot lever in a study of force, momentum, and gravity. Now open in advance of NBA All-Star 2023, the catapult will be a permanent, legacy exhibit as part of regular admission to the museum.
UA Basketball and Curry Brand are Coming to NBA All-Star Weekend at The Gateway
Friday, February 17 and Saturday, February 18, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. To promote the latest innovations in basketball footwear and some surprises from the past, Under Armour, will be hosting a two-day event suited for basketball fans of all ages. Fans will get their chance to recreate the iconic ‘Bang! Bang!’ shot from Stephen Curry, create their own magic on the UA Court, and receive a custom tee of their favorite UA Basketball athlete along with much more fun. Special appearances will be made by Famous Los, Maxisnicee, Rachel Demita, Tristan Bass, Dipika Dutt, and more. You might even catch a glimpse of UA Basketball athletes.
This event is held at 110 South Rio Grande.
For more information visit www.UABasketballEvents.com
Friday, February 17 – Sunday, February 19 open from 12-9 PM inside 79 South Rio Grande
American Express will have its first-ever “Outside The Court” activation at The Gateway. Outside the Court, which is open to all fans, will feature a number of epic experiences, including a tailor shop where fans can customize their own All-Star merchandise, food and beverages from local Salt Lake small businesses, a fun, interactive basketball-themed photo opp where fans can recreate iconic ‘on-court’ images, as well as a speakeasy-style “Dirty Soda Shoppe” serving signature dirty sodas curated, exclusively available to Card Members (and up to 3 guests) on a first-come-first-serve basis. On Saturday and Sunday evenings just outside the “Outside the Court” experience, American Express will also be hosting Block Parties from 5-9 pm that will be live-streaming the All-Star Weekend action for those who may not have tickets to the games. Fans can also watch live, ice sculpture carving come to life, cozy up by outdoor firepits, play fun oversized games, and enjoy delicious treats, coffee, tea and hot cocoa from local Salt Lake small businesses
Parking: Parking will be at a premium during the All-Star weekend. UTA is offering zero fare days from February 12-21, more details here. Please plan your trip down to The Gateway in advance.