Do you have high hopes for the Utah Jazz’s upcoming season? You should! With the offseason acquisitions of Michael Conley, Jr., Jeff Green, Emmanuel Mudiay, and Bojan Bogdanovic, the Jazz are many NBA cognoscenti’s sleeper pick to go far into the postseason.

So with fall just around the corner, it’s a good time to secure your NBA game tickets. The season will be kicking off soon and you do not want to miss a minute of the basketball action.

Catching a Utah Jazz game at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City is always a fun experience. While in Salt Lake City, be sure to take some time to check out the natural beauty and energy of this vibrant area. Here is everything that you need to know about making the most out of your time in Salt Lake City and experiencing the excitement of the hometown Jazz:

UTAH JAZZ GAME DAY DETAILS

By the time October rolls around, the Jazz schedule will be in full swing. All home games are played at the Vivint Smart Home Arena, conveniently located in beautiful downtown Salt Lake City. Guests can avoid the hassle of parking by taking the TRAX service and exiting at the Arena Station on South Temple, located across from Vivint Smart Home Arena.

During the months of October and November, the Jazz will play host to teams such as Kawhi Leonard and the Los Angeles Clippers, Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors, and Kyrie Irving and the Brooklyn Nets. Tickets are on sale now, so be sure to purchase yours for the best seats and availability. The onsite team store a great place to pick up the latest Jazz gear and swag.

TAKE A TIME-OUT

For the most convenient access to Vivint Smart Home Arena, you will want to stay at a hotel in downtown Salt Lake City. The Hyatt Place Salt Lake City/Downtown is a great choice, boasting spacious and stylish guest rooms along with a host of additional amenities. An onsite fitness center and free breakfast for members are just two of the highlights of this centrally located hotel

Another popular choice for Jazz fans is the Crystal Inn & Suites. The hotel bills itself as the first to open in downtown Salt Lake City. It features an indoor pool, complimentary breakfast, and in-room microwaves and refrigerators.

WHERE TO NOSH

For a premium dining experience in the downtown area, be sure to consider Valter’s Osteria. This welcoming Italian restaurant features a host of specialties such as housemade spinach and butternut squash ravioli, tableside Ceasar salad, and a wide selection of antipasti bites.

No trip to Salt Lake City is complete without a meal at the local favorite Red Iguana. This Salt Lake institution offers a bevy of Mexican specialties, such as the signature mole dishes and the enchiladas. The downtown Red Iguana is the perfect place to grab a meal and a margarita before the big game.

WHAT ELSE TO DO

Located within walking distance of the Vivint Smart Home Arena, you will find the massive Gateway Shopping Center complex. This venue features a host of dining and shopping opportunities, a 12-screen movie theater, Clark Planetarium, Discovery Gateway’s Children’s Museum, and more.

A rite of passage for many visitors to Salt Lake City is to check out Temple Square. This stunning square is home to the LDS Temple, Tabernacle, and Assembly Hall. As the heart of the LDS community, this square also features an educational visitor center and other historical monuments.