“Draper Utah Temple Dates Announced,” Ensign, Dec. 2008, 78
The First Presidency has announced open house and dedication dates for the Draper Utah Temple. This will be the 12th operating temple in Utah and the 129th worldwide.
“We, with you, look forward to the dedication of this house of the Lord and the blessing it will be to the Saints,” the First Presidency said in a letter to members dated September 15, 2008.
The open house is set to begin on Thursday, January 15, 2009, and is scheduled to continue until Saturday, March 14, 2009, excluding Sundays. The dedication will be held from Friday, March 20, through Sunday, March 22, 2009, with four dedicatory sessions held on each of the three days.
The Draper temple was first announced on October 2, 2004, and the groundbreaking occurred on August 5, 2006. The temple will officially open on Monday, March 23, 2009.