May 10th, 2019, 150th Anniversary

Locomotive engineers great each other at the wedding of the rails.

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Schedule for May 10, 2019
8:00 AM Golden Spike National Historic Site Opens to the Public
8:15 AM Jupiter and #119 Replica Steam Engines Arrive
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM Sesquicentennial Celebration Ceremony, Keynote Address & As One Performance
1:30 - 7:00 PM Spike 150 Festival: Music, Performances, Storytelling, Historical Reenactments, Train Demonstrations, Frontier Village, Innovation Summit, Reenactments, and Steam Train Demonstrations


Schedule for May 11, 2019
9:00 AM- 7:00 PM Spike 150 Celebration Festival: Music, Performances, Storytelling, Historical Reenactments, Train Demonstrations, Frontier Village, Innovation Summit, Reenactments, and Steam Train Demonstrations


Schedule for May 12, 2019
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Spike 150 Celebration Festival: Music, Performances, Storytelling, Historical Reenactments, Train Demonstrations, Frontier Village, Innovation Summit, Reenactments, and Steam Train Demonstrations

*Schedule subject to change.

Highlights include:

Remarks by Dignitaries

  • Railroad Worker Legacy Representatives

  • U.S. Congress

  • National Park Service

  • State of Utah

  • Western Governors’ Association

  • Union Pacific Railroad

 
Golden Spike National Historic Site does not permit camping at the site and the nearest lodging/camping can be found in Brigham City, Tremonton, Ogden, and Logan.

Additional Information:
Spike 150 Commission (spike150.org)
Now Playing Utah (https://www.nowplayingutah.com/categories/golden-spike-150/)
Chinese Railroad Workers Descendants Association (https://www.goldenspike150.org/)
Union Pacific Railroad (www.up.com/goldenspike)
Ogden Union Station (www.theunionstation.org)

Last updated: February 21, 2019

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P. O. Box 897
Brigham City , UT 84302

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(435) 471-2209 x29

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