October 2017 LDS General Conference: How to watch on TV, cellphone, online

Tuesday , September 12, 2017 - 1:00 PM

JACOB SCHOLL, Standard-Examiner Staff

SALT LAKE CITY — The time has arrived once again for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ General Conference in Salt Lake City

People from across the world will tune in for the event, and the conference will again be available to watch on many platforms. Whether you prefer to watch through the church’s website, on your cellphone or on local TV stations, there are plenty of options to choose from. 

Those interested in watching the conference on a smartphone can do so through the Mormon Channel’s YouTube page or by using the Mormon Channel App, which is available for Android and Apple phones.

There are a couple of places to watch General Conference on TV or listen to it over the radio. In addition to BYUtv, BYUtv International and BYU Radio, many local TV stations across the country will air the conference. To find out if your local station will host a General Conference broadcast, check Bonneville Distribution’s website.

To explore more viewing options — including locations where people with gather to watch the conference — visit the LDS Church’s website.

If you’d like to attend the conference in person, tickets are required. Those interested in going can contact local priesthood leaders to request tickets.

The conference schedule for live viewing time is as follows:

Saturday, Sept. 23

General Women's Session — 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 30

Saturday Morning Session — 10 a.m. to noon

Saturday Afternoon Session — 2 to 4 p.m.

General Priesthood Session — 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 1

Sunday Morning Session — 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Sunday Afternoon Session — 2 to 4 p.m.

Where to park if you attend General Conference

Parking at the LDS Conference Center’s underground lot is not available during General Conference. However, it is available in four designated downtown lots near the center, according to the church’s website.

Attendees should plan for extra time to find parking and arrive well in advance to walk to the center, which is located at 60 W. North Temple in Salt Lake City.

The four available lots are:

  • The Parking Place — 200 W. South Temple
  • Triad Center — 400 West and North Temple
  • Eagle Gate Terrace — Near 200 East and South Temple
  • Regent Street — 100 South and Regent Street

Disability parking is available in an above-ground lot on W. Temple Street, which is to the west of the center. To enter the lot, enter West Temple from 200 North and drive south. The lot fills quickly, and parking is not guaranteed.

General Conference attendees are also encouraged to use UTA Trax and bus systems whenever possible to help ease congestion in downtown Salt Lake. Information on routes for both systems can be found at www.rideuta.com.

Contact digital producer Jacob Scholl at jscholl@standard.net or follow him on Twitter @Jacob_Scholl.

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