SALT LAKE CITY — The venue for President Gordon B. Hinckley’s viewing on Thursday and Friday has been changed to the Conference Center, 60 W. North Temple, Salt Lake City. Conference Center doors will open at 9:00 a.m. for the viewing and will close at 7:00 p.m. both days.

Seating passes for President Hinckley’s funeral will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis to those standing in line at the north gate of Temple Square at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 2, 2008. Attendees should be in their seats no later than 10:15 a.m.

Overflow seating will be available in the Tabernacle and Assembly Hall on Temple Square, the Conference Center Little Theater, and the Joseph Smith Memorial Building. Passes are required for these venues as well and will be distributed when Conference Center seating is full.

Parking availability will be similar to General Conference guidelines. The following parking lots will be available for both the public viewing and the funeral:

  • Triad Center Garage, 50 North 400 West
  • Eagle Gate Terrace, 145 East Social Hall Avenue
  • Regent Street, 65 East 200 South
  • EnergySolutions Arena, 70 North 300 West

Attendees should avoid parking in front of homes in downtown residential areas. Cars parked on neighborhood streets may be ticketed or towed at owner’s expense. No parking will be available in the Joseph Smith Memorial Building parking plaza, Church Office Building or Conference Center. Everyone is invited to carpool or use public transportation to relieve downtown traffic congestion.