Family Discovery Day is a free one-day event for families and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints held on Saturday, February 29 beginning at 9:30 am in the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. It is held in conjunction with the annual RootsTech 2020 Conference, February 26 - 29, 2020.
Elder Gary E. Stevenson, of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Lesa Stevenson, will be the featured speakers at the popular RootsTech Family Discovery Day.
In addition to hearing from Elder Stevenson, you can:
- Attend the RootsTech general keynote session (directly following Elder and Sister Stevenson’s remarks on the main stage) and hear from Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Emmitt Smith.
- Experience the RootsTech interactive expo hall, where families and friends can create visual family trees, recreate family history photos, and participate in other fun games and activities geared to help you connect past and present.
- Attend a selection of classes designed to teach you how to find family names, prepare them for temple blessings, and teach others how to do the same.
Other activities for Church members include the following:
Free Youth Activities | Wednesday, February 26, 6 – 8 P.M.
Youth and youth groups are invited to the Salt Palace on Wednesday, February 26, between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. for fun activities and games. It’s the perfect place to celebrate family connections, learn new things, accomplish personal goals, and make friends from around the state.
Free Young Adult After-Party | Friday, February 28, 8 P.M. – 12 A.M.
Young adults are invited to the RootsTech after-party on Friday, February 28, to celebrate family and culture, and to connect with friends. The after-party features interactive games, dancing, an escape room, and a special performance by comedian Ryan Hamilton.