Golden Spike Sesquicentennial Celebration and Festival at Promontory Summit
One of the most iconic and life-altering events in America’s history – the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad – happened in Utah on May 10, 1869. Spike 150 is organized to partner with all those celebrating the 150-year anniversary of the Golden Spike ceremony in Utah. Through a series of activities and events, the Spike 150 initiative aims to inspire, educate, and reflect on the Transcontinental Railroad legacy as it unifies Utahns to see that great things are possible with vision, hard-work, dedication, innovation, and collaboration.Celebrate the Sesquicentennial Celebration at Promontory Summit. Access to the site is by private car or chartered bus only. Each vehicle requires a ticket and must be purchased in advance online. Vehicle tickets provides parking adjacent to the Golden Spike Historic Park and entrance for all guests in your vehicle to participate in celebration events and activities.