Welcome to historic Downtown Ogden!

Nestled along the Wasatch Mountains, Ogden is home to more than 200 locally owned and independent businesses. When you visit Ogden, expect award-winning shopping and dining, as well as world-class arts, culture and community events. 

Ogden is well known for its close proximity to top-tier outdoor recreation. Hiking, biking, fishing, skiing, snowboarding and more are all minutes away from the heart of the downtown.

After you finish enjoying the outdoors, explore Ogden’s urban side. With the Utah Transit Authority (UTA) front runner, busses and free Ogden Trolley, there are endless ways to navigate the downtown and travel between Historic 25th Street, The Junction, Nine Rails Creative District and Washington Boulevard. Each of Downtown Ogden’s districts offer unique pieces of history, most notably in architecture, as well as shopping, dining, galleries and more. 

As the Ogden Downtown Alliance, we strive to connect the community to locally owned and independent businesses. We aim to increase economic vitality and community vibrancy in the downtown through arts, events, placemaking and destination development. To learn more about how you can best experience Downtown Ogden, explore our site, follow us on social media, or come see for yourself! Visit any of Ogden’s award-winning restaurants, boutiques and galleries to see what makes this town one-of-a-kind.

More About Ogden

Ogden’s independent spirit began more than 150 years ago when the town was first settled. With the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad, Downtown Ogden was changed forever. From the 1870s to World War II, Ogden was a major railroad town with nine rail system terminals. The business exchange and commerce from the railroad propelled Ogden to become the largest development north of Salt Lake City. The connection of the Union Pacific and Central Pacific rail lines rightfully earned Ogden  the nickname, “Junction City.” Visitors from all over the world began to travel west. As traffic through Ogden increased, the town began to grow, enticing a diverse group of shop owners and developers. Much of that early architecture remains today, most notably, Historic 25th Street, which is nestled between Ogden’s Union Station and the breathtaking Wasatch Mountains.

Downtown Dish

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We Support Live Music

The Ogden Downtown Alliance is a proud supporter of local musicians. We have a number of different opportunities for performers including Music On The Plaza, Farmers Market Ogden, Harvest Moon Festival, Friday’s Live and other opportunites. Please click below and fill out and submit an application to be added to the list of performers that we use to fill live opportunities like Farmers Market Ogden, Harvest Moon and Music On The Plaza. 

🎉CONGRATULATIONS🎉 to our Beets & Beats 2022 winner: Ashley Emerson Moore. Special thank you to all of the amazing local creatives who participated last Saturday and painted their version of our Farmers Market Ogden beet logo. The completed paintings were all incredible and the positive response from community members was overwhelming. 😍 Catch Ashley’s piece as the summer market poster artwork for 2023!

#FarmersMarketOgden #OgdenDowntown #MyOgden #FMO2022 #Beetsandbeats #localart #ogdenarts
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Guess what next week is?! That's right National Farmers Market Week! We're so excited to celebrate with @fmcorg and the other Local Farmers Markets around the country. Join us next week to learn more about the ins and outs of Farmers Market Ogden ❤️ ...

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It’s an @ogdentwilight night! Did you know that the official after party for the concert is on Historic 25th Street @allegedogden? It’s always a great night downtown, but we love Twilight Nights the most ✨🎶 ...

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Hello Ogden! Who's ready for another weekend of Farmers Market Ogden?!

This weekend we might be having a rainy day market with temperatures in the mid-80s, so bring your rain jackets and enjoy the cooler weather (we know we will be enjoying a break from the heat!) We are a rain or shine market so we will be open regardless! 🌧️

Produce seen at the market last week included: tomatoes, sweet corn, cherries, berries (blueberries, blackberries, raspberries), the very first peaches of the season, apricots, melons (watermelons and cantaloupes), carrots, beets, leafy greens, a variety of mushrooms and summer squash! Come down and get your groceries for the week 🍑 🍅 🌽

For those of you that have tickets, it is also an Ogden Twilight night this Saturday! The Shins will be performing their 21st Anniversary Tour and we're so excited to welcome them back to Ogden. While it is later in the day, there might be some congestion downtown. Make sure to carpool, use public transit and use the parking garages to avoid traffic!

Weekly Highlights!

Community Yoga 🧘
Community Yoga this week will be taught by Alyssa Post. Community Yoga starts at 9 am in the Municipal Park next to Historic 25th Street. Yoga is free every Saturday, just bring your own mat and water with you.

Ogden Soccer ⚽
Ogden Soccer will be running drills and scrimmaging for free! This is for kids of all ages so make sure to check it out, drills will start at 10 am right after yoga!

Live Music 🎹
Raspberry Protocol will be performing on the main stage at 9:30 am, Mark Dee and The Foundation will follow their act at 11:30 am. There are several busker stations up and down 25th street so there are plenty of other chances to hear some music!
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@farmersmarketogden morning on Historic 25th Street! ...

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Guess what’s coming to Historic 25th Street? 🚲 ...

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Berries and Apricots and Flowers oh my! Summer Market and produce are finally in full swing 🍓🍑🌸 This Saturday is International Friendship Day and you know what they say, besties that support locally together, stay together. 👭 Saturday is expected to be hot and sunny with temperatures in the high 90s. Please bring sun protection for yourself and others with whom you come to the market, including pets.

Some produce now in season: berries (blackberries, raspberries, and blueberries), cherries, apricots, corn, leafy greens (spinach, herbs, etc.) If you are coming to the market for produce, make sure you get to the market early to get the best variety!

Beets & Beats is this Saturday! You are still able to apply to participate until tomorrow afternoon, the winner of Beets & Beats will receive a $500 cash prize! Artists painting their conceptualization of what the market means and creating their rendition of the Farmers Market Ogden beet logo on 4'x4' plywood. Email jessica@ogdendowntown.com with the subject line: BEETS to apply

Here are some highlights for this weekend:

Community Yoga 🧘
Community Yoga will be led by Cassidy Bell this week. Yoga is free every week and starts at 9 am, we just ask that you bring your own mat and water bottle.

Ogden Soccer ⚽
Ogden Soccer will be running drills and giving out information directly after 10 am. These drills are free and super fun for kids of all ages, so bring your kids down and have them check it out!

Live Music 🎸
Jacob Scott will start off the live music at 9:30 am on the main stage. He will be followed by Spot & Waldo at 11:30 am! There will also be live music playing up and down Historic 25th at the busker stations starting at 9 am.

See you this weekend Ogden!
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The Ogden Downtown Alliance strives to connect the community to locally owned and independent businesses. We aim to increase economic vitality and community vibrancy in Downtown Ogden through arts, events, placemaking and destination development.