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  Mountain America Exposition Center
  (Formerly Known as South Towne Exposition Center)
  9575 South State Street
  Sandy, UT 84070
  385-468-2260
 
  We hope you enjoy your visit at the beautiful Mountain America Exposition Center,
  built by Salt Lake County for the 2002 Winter Olympics.  This Venue is both
  convenient and accesible.  Parking is free and there are no stairs! Food is
  available for purchase at concessions during show hours.     

Electric Scooter rental is available during the show through the Mountain America Expo main office.

There is no overnight parking allowed. Items lost during the show will be taken to the Security Office, at the south end of the Expo Center.

Transportation Info


There is a nearby TRAX stop at 9400 South
The in-town rail service line to the airport was completed in Spring of 2012 and runs every 20-30 minutes between 5:30am and 11:30pm. You can catch the green airport line into downtown Salt Lake City and then transfer to the blue line to come directly to the Mountain America Expo Center.

Many hotels offer complimentary shuttles to and from the Mountain America Expo Center.
Organize a Bus Trip

We invite Guilds, Clubs and Groups to charter a bus and come join the fun at the Mountain America Expo Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, May 2-4, 2019. Pre-show classes begin Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 at 8 am.

So sit back, relax and let someone else worry about the road! Traveling to a quilt, sewing, and textile show as a group always adds to the fun! Can't fill a bus? No problem.....We will publicize your bus trip to other attendees if your group is willing to accept non-guild members to join you on the road. 

Please contact Moana at moana@downunderdiversions.com for more information about bus trips. 


Hours & Admission

 

Classes: May 1-4, 2019
Show Dates: May 2-4, 2019

 

Show Hours:

10AM - 6PM Thursday 
10AM - 8PM Friday 
10AM - 4PM Saturday

Admission:

$12 per day 

2-Day Pass $20

3-Day Pass $30 

***2 years and under admission free

 Click to Purchase Tickets


Free one-day admission with a donation of a Quilts of Valor quilt (must be finished with binding).



 

 

Discount Coupon

There will be an exclusive $2 discount coupon available at participating Quilt Stores with a minimum $15 in-store purchase. 
The Stores & Locations are listed below:

 

Nuttall's Bernina 

 

78 South Fairfield Road Layton, Utah 84040
4742 S 900 E Murray, Utah 84117
12538 S Doreen Dr Riverton, Utah 84065
518 North 2000 West Pleasant Grove, Utah 84062


Daines Cotton Shops

6100 South State St Murray, Utah 84107
164 West 500 North Provo, Utah 84061
9441 South 700 East  Sandy, Utah 84070

 

Quilters Lodge 

12214 S. 900 E. Draper, Utah 84020


My Girlfriend's Quilt Shoppe/Midway Wood

6 South 200 West, Midway, UT  84049

Floyd & Lizzie's
2263 W 7800 S, West Jordan, UT 84088


Quilts on the Corner
208 Main St, Sandy, UT 84070


Rocky Mountain Electric Quilting & Sewing

8740 700 E, Sandy, UT 84070

Jewel's Fabric Stash
575 W 2600 S
Bountiful, UT 84010



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Accommodations / Lodging

You can call any of these hotels and ask them for the group rate for UQSM.  

 

Residence Inn by Marriott Sandy
Online Reservations 
Residence Inn Phone Reservations 
Ashley: (801) 561-5005
Group Name: UQSM
Deadline for discount rate: April 12, 2018

Residence Inn by Marriott - Sandy

270 West 10000 South
Sandy, UT 84070
(801) 561-5005  Fax (801) 561-9672

Map

Rates are per room per night:

Starting at $109

Please book directly with hotel for the UQSM discount.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Business Center - post, fax, copier
Complimentary parking
Room service
Fitness Center
Indoor pool & hot tub 
Free high speed Internet
Free breakfast buffet
Pet friendly 
Onsite laundry facilities


Guest rooms are 100% smoke free

 





Hilton Garden Inn Sandy

Hilton Garden Inn

277 West Sego Lily Drive
Sandy, UT 84070
Tyler: (801) 352-9400  Fax (801) 352-9401
Map

Rates per room per night:
Starting at $134

Please book directly with the hotel and ask for the UQSM discount.
*Reservation Deadline: April 12, 2018

Maximum occupancy of four people per guest room allowed | Room Rates subject to 12.6% tax. Group Rate valid (2) two days prior and (2) two days post event.

 






Stay in comfort at the Hilton Garden Inn Salt Lake City hotel in Sandy, Utah. Offering the perfect level of comfort and connection to busy executives and casual leisure travelers, the easy feel of this hotel is instantly welcoming. Grab a snack from the 24-hour Pavilion Pantry® or treat yourself to dinner in the full-service Garden Grill. Sip drinks and chat with friends in the Garden Lounge or exercise in the 24-hour work-out facility. Swim a few lengths in the 24-hour heated indoor pool or just relax your muscles completely with a soak in the whirlpool.

Surf the internet with complimentary WiFi and wired internet. Stay focused and connected in the complimentary 24-hour business center. Visit the wealth of nearby attractions, such as from the South Towne Mall, Rio Tinto Stadium, South Towne Expo Center and more. Salt Palace Convention Center and Mormon Tabernacle are sights to see, And when hunger strikes, walk to multiple dining choices nearby.





Courtyard by Marriott - Sandy

Courtyard by Marriott

10701 S Holiday Park Drive
Sandy, Utah 84070
Liz: (801) 571-3600
Map

Rates per room per night:

Starting at $109

Please book directly with the following hotel staff for the UQSM discount, dates between April 29 - May 6, 2018

*Deadline for discount rate:
 Monday, April 3, 2018

Located two mile from the South Town Expo and across the street to the South Town Shopping Mall and dozens of Restaurants walking distance from our Hotel!



 











The Courtyard by Marriott in Sandy is conveniently located just east of I-15, only 15 minutes south of downtown Salt Lake City. Our lobby provides flexible spaces to work and relax, free Wi-Fi throughout, and easy access to the latest news, weather, and airport conditions via our state of the art GoBoard. Enjoy a meal, or Starbucks coffee in our Bistro, which provides healthy food and beverage offerings from morning until evening. Stay in for dinner service and specialty cocktails as well. Enjoy the 24-hour business center and boarding pass printing service. Ski the greatest snow on earth in just minutes, at Snowbird, Alta, Brighton, or Solitude. Your stay at Courtyard by Marriott in Sandy is sure to be more comfortable, productive, and enjoyable than ever. 


Hampton Inn - Sandy

Hampton Inn Sandy

10690 S Holiday Park Drive
Sandy, Utah 84070
Renata: (801) 571-0800
Map

Rates per room per night:

Kings & Double Queens $95
Complimentary breakfast buffet

Please book directly with the following hotel staff for the UQSM discount, dates between April 29 - May 6, 2018

Renata Luzny, Sales Coordinator – renata.luzny@hilton.com
*Deadline for discount rate:
Monday, April 12, 2018

Located two mile from the Mountain America Expo and across the street to the South Town Shopping Mall and dozens of Restaurants walking distance from our Hotel!

 



 









Stay in comfort and style at the Hampton Inn Salt Lake City/Sandy hotel. Relax with convenient access to outdoor thrills and historic landmarks in the picturesque area. Our hotel in Sandy, UT is located within fifteen miles of Brighton, Solitude, Snowbird and Alta ski resorts, where you'll enjoy world-class skiing and snowboarding on our famous Utah powder. Within walking distance you will find the South Towne Mall and many restaurants.

Whether business, leisure or winter sports brings you here, we offer the same dedicated service to all of our guests. Relax in one of our modern guest rooms with a king- or queen-sized clean and fresh Hampton bed®. You'll find lots of great amenities waiting for you - send emails with free WiFi, type away using the handy lap desk or brew up a fresh coffee with the in-room coffeemaker. Get working at the business center or host a meeting in the dedicated meeting room. Taking the kids? We have cribs and high chairs to ensure they stay as comfortable as you. Whatever you need, we're happy to help




The Quilters Lodge

The Quilters Lodge

12214 South 900 East 
Draper, UT 84020
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Rates: 

Rates starting as low as $67 per night + taxes

 













We welcome all UQSM Show attendees, educators, and sponsors to stay with us at The Quilter’s Lodge! We are located 5 miles from the USQM Show on a quiet dead end street.  Amenities include access to a our state of the art classroom all night, continental breakfast, free wifi, onsite laundering services, and full service kitchen for your use. Our complimentary quilt shop is under the same roof and offers a beautiful selection of fabric, notions and patterns to please your every whim!  We offer private and shared bedrooms.  We invite you to snuggle up by our fireplace or kick back on the deck to unwind from each days activities!  We provide a smoke and pet free Lodge.  Please email denise@quilterslodge.com to book today!   



 

Mountain Shadows RV Park

13275 So Minuteman Drive
Draper, UT 84020
(801) 571-4024
Map

About a 10-minute drive from the Expo Center










 


Places to visit while in Salt Lake City, Utah

 

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Historic Temple Square & "America's Choir"

 

Choir

For over 140 years, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir has called Temple Square in Salt Lake City home. In addition to the historic Mormon Tabernacle, Temple Square also features the magnificent Salt Lake Temple, the Assembly Hall, monuments, statues, fountains, lush gardens, and visitors’ centers. With free, guided tours available in over 40 languages, Temple Square attracts over three million visitors a year.

Many of the Choir’s rehearsals are free and open to the public. Weekly public rehearsals are held on Thursday evenings (7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.) and Sunday mornings (8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.). Sunday rehearsals culminate with the broadcast of Music & The Spoken Word. The rehearsals are regularly held in the Tabernacle except for several occasions during the year when the Choir is either on tour or performing across the street in the Conference Center of the Church.

Temple

190 N. West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT - 

Public welcome, free of charge

http://www.mormontabernaclechoir.org


Nearby you will find the largest family history library of its kind in the world and a museum focused on the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Many restaurants are located within easy walking distance of Temple Square. Immediately south is the City Creek Center, a world-class shopping mall that features a retractable glass roof, a pedestrian sky bridge, a trout-filled creek that runs year round, and much more.

Parks, Museums & More

 

The following information is compiled from the US News & World Report Travel Website

GreatSaltLake

Great Salt Lake

Clocking in at approximately 1,700 square miles, the Great Salt Lake is the largest natural lake west of the Mississippi River. The lake's name comes from the nature of the water: The evaporation process (the only exit available for the lake's water) leaves behind salty mineral deposits.

 

Salt Lake City's visitors and residents enjoy the area's many hiking trails, ample picnic spots and boating and fishing opportunities. More...

 

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Olympic Park

 

Utah Olympic Park - Site of the 2002 Winter Olympics

 

Visitors can take a guided tour of this Olympic facility (used during the 2002 winter games), stopping at all the major sites like the world's highest-altitude ski jumps.

 

During the winter, you can try your hand at competing by taking an 80-mile-per-hour ride down the bobsled trail or enjoy a leisurely ride on the chair lift to the top of the ski run.

 

For a less heart-pounding experience, learn about the Olympic games and the history of winter sports in Utah at the 2002 Eccles Winter Olympic Museum and the Alf Engen Ski History Museum, both located within the park's Joe Quinney Winter Sports Center. More...

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MuseumFineArts

 

Utah Museum of Fine Arts

Sitting near the center of the University of Utah campus in northeast Salt Lake City, the Utah Museum of Fine Arts houses more than 17,000 artifacts from across the globe.

The permanent collection includes Greek and Egyptian antiquities, paintings from the Italian Renaissance and even some early 20th-century photography.
 

The museum also hosts a variety of notable traveling displays that focus on everything from early scientific discoveries to contemporary art.  More...

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hoglezoo

 

Salt Lake City Zoo

Home to more than 1,400 animals, Hogle Zoo allows visitors to get up-close and personal with its residents. Visitors can feed the zoo's giraffes, birds and even bats, an activity that recent guests loved.

 

Don't forget to pay a visit to Zuri:  This African elephant was born at the zoo in 2009.

 

More . . . 

 

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Red Butte Gardens

Filled with meticulously landscaped plots, gurgling fountains and pleasant pathways, the Red Butte Garden is a great place for budding botanists as well as visitors looking for quiet respite.

 

Housed on the University of Utah campus in northeast Salt Lake City, the garden is divided into sections, each devoted to a specific type of plant or ecosystem.  More. . .  

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Leonardo

 

The Leonardo

 A new and AMAZING museum with revolving exhibits throughout the year.  There is also an ongoing Body Works exhibit.  More . . .

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Of course there is much more to do in Salt Lake City!

 

Visit the Clark Planetarium, The Living Planet Aquarium. Do your shopping at Thanksgiving Point or The Gateway

More information and places. . .