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All of our banquets will be held at the Grand America Hotel. There are two “open” evenings (Monday and Thursday) as well, where you have the opportunity to enjoy Salt Lake City’s restaurants and nightlife on your own.

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Welcome Party: Sunday, July 8, 2012

Location:  Grand America, Outdoor Garden Courtyard

Time:  Social Hour 6-7 pm    Buffet 7-9 pm

Dress:  Casual.  “Western wear” encouraged.

The Welcome Party will be held outside, in the beautiful Grand America Garden Courtyard (there will be some limited  indoor seating in the adjoining Murano and Venezia Garden Salons).  It will be a “Western welcome” theme, with western décor and a Cowboy Chuck Wagon Dinner (three salads, Prime Rib carved to order, BBQ Pork Ribs, Honey glazed Chicken quarter legs, Baked beans, Corn Cobbettes, Green beans, Scalloped Potatoes and a choice of three desserts), so join us in your ‘western duds’ to kick off another great Parade week!

Concours Lunch: Monday, July 9, 2012

Location:  Concours grounds, Utah State Capital building, Central Courtyard area

Time:  11:30 am—1:30 pm

Dress:   Casual

The usual box lunch, with several sandwich choices, will be served in the Central Courtyard area behind the Capital building—follow the signs!

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Concours Banquet: Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Location:  Grand America, Grand Ballroom

Time:  Social Hour 6-7 pm     Dinner 7 pm

Dress:  Black Tie (Optional)

Reserved seating:  Sign up for your seats at Check-in on Sunday

The Concours Banquet will be held in the beautiful, formal Grand Ballroom, so we decided to ‘bring back’ a more formal attire for this banquet, if you so desire to dress up!  The menu includes a dual entrée of Filet Mignon and Jumbo Prawns, Dauphinoise Potato and Asparagus & Carrot, with Strawberry Sabayon or White Chocolate Cheesecake for dessert.


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Rally Banquet: Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Location:  Grand America, Grand Ballroom

Time:  Social Hour 6-7 pm   Dinner 7 pm

Dress:   Casual

The menu for the Rally Banquet includes a Greek Salad, Proscuitto-Wrapped Frenched Chicken Breast, Mushroom Risotto, Vegetables, and “Black & White” Chocolate Cake or Lemon Mousse Cake for dessert.  There is also a children’s menu offered for kids under 12.


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Autocross Banquet: Friday, July 13, 2012

Location:  Grand America, Grand Ballroom

Time:   Social Hour 6-7 pm   Dinner 7 pm

Dress:   Casual

Tonight’s menu offering is a Boston Bibb Wedge Salad, Chicken Oscar, Wild Rice and Lentil blend, Vegetables, and Bostini Trifle or Berry Shortcake for dessert.  A child’s menu is also offered for this banquet.

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Victory Banquet: Saturday, July 14, 2012

Location:  Grand America, Grand Ballroom

Time:  Social Hour 6-7 pm   Dinner 7 pm

Dress:   Business Casual

Reserved Seating:  Sign up for your seats at Check-In on Sunday

The Victory Banquet is always a favorite way to end our Parade week together!  Tonight’s menu includes Cucumber Wrapped Strawberry Gouda Cheese Salad,  Baked Chicken Cordon Bleu, Parsley Potatoes, Carrot Spears & Broccolini, and Jamaican Apple Cheesecake or White Chocolate Bread Pudding for dessert.

Please remember, to be eligible for an evening’s door prizes, you must register for that banquet. And you must be present to win!

There will be Vegetarian entrees available for the plated meals; the Concours, Autocross and Victory Banquets. Order these, and list any special dietary requests, when you complete your meal request order, under the “Banquets” tab portion of the on-line registration form.