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25 Things to do on Historic 25th Street

Can you do it all in one day?

Posted: 06/05/2019

Due to circumstances related to COVID-19 and our community moving through our color-coded phases of re-opening, there may have been changes to some of the events listed below. Please check with the event to ensure that it is still taking place as indicated.

Whenever I go to a new city the first thing that I want to know is where do the locals go? Here in Ogden it's Historic 25th Street

If you visit you might hear the locals refer to this street as 25th street, two-bit street, H25 (pronounced H two-five) or downtown. Once notoriously known for brothels, opium dens, gambling and boot legging; today the street is a mecca for art collectors, foodies, shoppers, nightlife and entertainment. 

Here are 25 things to do on 25th street. Do you think you could do them all in one day? 

1. Take a stroll through the Municipal Gardens
2. Play a painted piano on the street
3. Indulge in breakfast, lunch and dinner
4. Become an artist at Liquid Canvas
5. Hire a chef and book a party at Urban Studio 25
6. Head to the Ogden Amphitheater for concerts, movies and more
7. Shop for unique gifts and souvenirs
8. Get a new tattoo or cover up an old one
9. Take a coffee break
10. Admire the “yarn bombs”

Come experience Ogden's colorful history on 25th Street where you will find buildings dating back to the late 1800s that currently house a variety of restaurants, eclectic shops and best of all, Wiseguys Ogden.

If you’ve been downtown in the past few days, or plan to head there for the Ogden Arts Festival this weekend, you may notice that Historic 25th Street seems just a tad more colorful and cozy.

11. Wander through art galleries
12. Stay up late while enjoying our bars and nightlife
13. Curve your craving and taste some chocolate at The Queen Bee
14. Pizza by the slice at Lucky Slice Pizza
15. See the entire block from the rooftop bar at Alleged
16. Live music on the streets and in the restaurants and bars
17. Find dozens of the painted horses
18. Relax at the spa
19. Stroll through the Historic Union Station
20. Treasure hunt at the Pawn Shop
21. Make room for some laughs at Wiseguy’s Comedy Club
22. Stay the night at the Peery Loft
23. See a film at the Art House Cinema
24. Explore the Browning-Kimball Classic Car Museum
25. Learn about our history, keep your eye out for plaques and sculptures

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