For the first time in 30 years, Salt Lake City, Utah will host the 2023 NBA All-Star Game at Vivint Arena. As the most highly-anticipated All-Star event in American professional sports, NBA All-Star Weekend begins this Thursday night, February 16, 2023 with concerts and other events being held at various venues throughout Salt Lake City.
While the All-Star Game and other competitions are the big draws for basketball fanatics, there are many more events catered to kids and adults that will provide an unforgettable experience for those in attendance.
To get you ready for everything that's happening in Salt Lake City, here is your guide to this year's NBA All-Star Weekend.
American Express X Turner Road Show Concert, The Complex, 536 West 100 South, Salt Lake City, UT
Thursday, February 16, 2023
The 2023’s NBA All-Star Weekend begins with the American Express X Turner Road Show Concert. Wiz Khalifa and Chlöe Bailey are slated to perform plus live studio broadcasts with Charles Barkley, Shaquille O’Neal, Kenny Smith, and Ernie Johnson beginning at 7PM ET.
Cactus Jack Pop-Up Shop, The Gateway, 16 N. Rio Grand, Salt Lake City, UT
Thursday, February 16, 2023 - Saturday, February 18, 2023 10:00AM - 8:00 PM; Sunday, February 19, 11:00AM - 4:00PM
The innovative pop-up shop will be hosted at The Gateway which is a part of The Shop Salt Lake City. Featuring Travis Scott's Cactus Jack collection in partnership with Mitchell and Ness, the exclusive merch will be available for the first time this weekend.
Google’s Pixel Playground, Sky SLC, 149 Pierpont Ave, Salt Lake City, UT
Friday, February 17, 2023
Google Pixel is joining the fun during All-Star Weekend with its “Pixel Playground,” a fully immersive hoops experience that brings streetball culture from across the country directly to fans in Salt Lake City. Google will be recreating its Pixel pick-up game at the center of the activation, surrounded by pop-up experiences inspired by various facets of hoops culture that the entire family can enjoy. The event will be free for all guests and open to the public starting Friday, February 17, 2023 through Sunday, February 19, 2023, with each day featuring daytime and evening programming. HBCU Night will take place on Friday, Feb, 17, 2023 starting at 6:00PM MT at Sky SLC.
Friday, February 17, 2023 - Sunday, February 19, 2023; 2 PM – 8PM
NBA Crossover is a weekend-long event that fuses basketball and culture through the art, fashion, music, technology and entertainment surrounding today's game. The event will engage fans with immersive experiences, brand activations, live performances, appearances by NBA and WNBA players, limited edition merchandise and collectibles, art and memorabilia, apparel customization, plus much more.
GRIT Rail Jam, presented by the Utah Sports Commission, Utah Jazz, and Cactus Jack
Friday, February 17, 2023 2PM - 5PM, Saturday, February 18, 2023 3PM - 6PM
The Grit Rail Jam is fun for all of ages. Travis Scott has partnered with professional snowboarder and businessman Jeremy Jones to enlist a roster of athletes for a two-day snowboarding competition held at Olympic Park at The Gateway in downtown Salt Lake City. The top male and female snowboarders who win will be allowed to join the pro competition the following day. The Professional Snowboard Competition is set to go on Saturday, February 18, with Scott slated to attend.
Jordan Rising Stars Practice 2:30 PM ET on NBA TV
Basketball Hall of Fame News Conference, 5:30PM ET on NBA TV & NBA App
Ruffles NBA All-Star Celebrity Game, 7PM ET on ESPN
Jordan Rising Stars, 9PM ET on TNT
Michelob ULTRA Courtside Concert, Salt Palace Convention Center, 100 S W Temple, Salt Lake City, UT
Friday, February 17, 2023
Saweetie and G-Eazy will perform at the Salt Palace Convention Center a couple of blocks away from Vivint Arena, starting at 9PM MT.
Cactus Jack Concert Series, The Depot, 13 N 400 W, Salt Lake City, UT
Friday, February 17, 2023
In partnership with the Utah Jazz, Travis Scott has curated a lineup of special performers across All-Star Weekend, starting with Don Tolliver, Sheck Wes, and Chase B as the Concert Series DJ. The following night, yet-to-be-named special guests will be taking the stage.
American Express “Outside the Court” Vivint Arena, 301 S Temple, Salt Lake City, UT
Friday, February 17, 2023 7:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Presented by American Express, guests can enjoy cocktails and conversation just outside the Vivint Center. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander of the Oklahoma City Thunder, a first-time NBA All-Star, will stop by from 2PM to 3PM, along with fellow NBA stars Jaden Ivey, Jazz legend Carlos Boozer and other players will also be appearing over the course of the weekend.
Saturday, February 18, 2023
NBA All-Star Practice Presented by AT&T, 1PM ET on NBA TV, The practice will be held at the Vivint Arena, 301 S Temple, Salt Lake City, UT.
NBA All-Star Media Day Presented by AT&T, 1PM ET on NBA App.
NBA x HBCU Classic Presented by AT&T Southern University vs. Grambling State University, Jon M Huntsman Center at the University of Utah, 1825 S Campus Dr, Salt Lake City, UT
The game will air at 4PM ET on NBA TV / TNT / ESPN2.
Commissioner Adam Silver News Conference, 7PM ET on NBA TV & NBA App
State Farm All-Star Saturday Night
8PM ET on TNT
Kia Skills Challenge; Starry 3-Point Contest; AT&T Slam Dunk Contest
NBA Experiences Saturday Night Show Salt Palace Convention Center, 100 S W Temple, Salt Lake City
Pitbull will headline the NBA’s Saturday night concert at the Salt Palace Convention Center following the conclusion of the 2023 Slam Dunk Challenge.
Sunday, February 19, 2023
NBA Legends Awards, 1PM ET on NBA TV & NBA App; NBA G League Next Up Game, 3PM ET on NBA TV; All-Star Draft Presented by Jordan Brand, 7:30PM ET on TNT; 72nd NBA All-Star Game, 8PM ET on TNT