2016 World Horror Convention  April 28 - May 1, 2016 in Provo, Utah

 

Welcome to the ZomBee State!

Downtown Provo

2015-Utah Valley Map & Brochure

Restaurant Guide_Downtown Provo


Historic Downtown Provo has 53 restaurants, 90% of which serve alcohol.  The blocks, unlike those in Salt Lake City, are what you would expect in most cities.  There are a number of places to eat just outside the hotel.  Bus and commuter rail   make it convenient for those who wish to go further afield.


    The Madison boasts the largest variety of beer in the state.  It includes a restaurant, bar and club, each on its own floor.

    ABG’s Libation Emporium has food, drink and live music

    Rooftop Concert Series  Just next door, Provo features live bands every Friday and Saturday night during the spring and summer.

    Crandall Historical Printing Museum is the most advanced museum of its kind in the entire world!  It is a living documentary of the role the written and printed word has had on history.  Visitors experience “hands-on live demonstrations” of actual historic printing presses along with exhibitions of original documents which captures the history and impact of writing and printing from the beginning of society.

This museum has a Gutenberg Press, The Benjamin Franklin Press, and The Ramage Press.

Gallery/Art Stroll the last Friday of each month.  Art is displayed in several galleries and restaurants on Center Street.  During WHC we’ll have a stroll featuring horror art.  This will be a free event.

    Provo is home to one of the longest-running science fiction symposia in the world. 

Now in its 33nd year.  LTUE is a writing conference that has helped foster the talents of Brandon Sanderson, David Farland, Larry Correia, Dan Wells and many more!  Utah has a long history of fostering writers in all areas of speculatve fiction.

    Provo considers itself the “artsy” side of Utah.  Come enjoy the vibe!

    Covey Center for the Arts has live events, plays, ballets, art and musical performances.  It also has two art galleries. 

    The Provo Library is housed in what was once Brigham Young Academy, one of the first institutes of higher learning in Utah.  They kept the external structure and renovated the interior.

    Provo has a municipal airport with flights from SLC, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Phoenix/Mesa. 



Parking in the Downtown Area



 


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Provo welcomes events such as World Horror and is excited to help make the convention a great experience for all attendees.


Short vIdeos about Utah Valley and utahvalley.com:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AjQ0xvPQYrM&feature=youtu.be

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NL87iM4fzVg&feature=youtu.be



Museum of Peoples and Cultures (eight blocks from the hotel)



What others have to say about Provo:


Voted the fourth best downtown in the US by Livability Magazine.


The area is home to the second largest concentration of software technologies companies in the United States and has the third largest concentration of high-technology companies.


In 2009, Provo was listed in Where to Retire magazine as an "enticing city for new careers.” 

Provo was also listed in National Geographic Adventure magazine's "where to live and play" as a cultural hub.

In 2010, Forbes rated Provo one of the top 10 places to raise a family. 

In 2013, Forbes rated Provo one of the top 10 places for business.

In 2012, CNN Money Magazine listed Provo as one of the best places for startup companies.

Livability ranked Provo as one of America’s best places to lives or visit in 2014.


Provo/Orem launch more musical groups onto U.S. stage than the rest of Utah.  Several bars have live bands every weekend.


Of the States Most Likely to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse, Utah ranked number 11