First block of May 10 Promontory tickets sold out; second block set for April 1

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The National Park Service replica of UP No. 119 moves at Promontory in June 2018.
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PROMONTORY SUMMIT, Utah — The first block of individual vehicle passes for May 10 has sold out in two weeks. A second block will be available starting at 10 a.m. Mountain Time on April 1, Spike 150, the organization coordinating the celebration said Monday in a Facebook post.

Participants can pay $20 per car that are good for the three-day festival that starts on the anniversary day, a Friday, and continues through Sunday. No other fees will be charged. Tickets will only be sold in advance and online.

Presidential historian Jon Meacham will deliver the keynote address, and the musical “As One” will be presented on May 10. Organizers expect 50,000 visitors over the three-day weekend.

The May 10 schedule is as follows:
8 a.m. Golden Spike National Historic Site Opens to the Public
8:15 a.m. Jupiter and No. 119 Replica Steam Engines Arrive
11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Sesquicentennial Celebration Ceremony, Keynote Address & As One Performance
1:30 – 7 p.m., Spike 150 Festival: music, performances, storytelling, historical reenactments, locomotive demonstrations, frontier village, innovation summit, re-enactments

May 11 schedule:
9 a.m.- 7 p.m. Spike 150 Celebration Festival: music, performances, storytelling, historical reenactments, locomotive demonstrations, frontier village, innovation summit, re-enactments

May 12 schedule:
9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Spike 150 Celebration Festival: music, performances, storytelling, historical reenactments, locomotive demonstrations, frontier village, innovation summit, re-enactments

For information on ticket purchases, visit spike150.org/events.


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