Your Utah Food Stamps Card Can Do This?!

(Last Updated On: January 2, 2020)

If you’re receiving Utah food stamps benefits, you need to know about these perks! We lived in Utah for a while while we had food stamps but we had NO idea it could do so many amazing things!

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Get discounted admission with your Utah food stamps card!

For your convenience, we’ve organized our free and discounted museum admission list alphabetically by city and we’ve used green titles to distinguish the museums that accept EBT cards from all 50 states.

Please note that you cannot pay for admission with your Utah food stamps card. You will show the EBT card to receive the discount but you will need to pay the remaining admission price, if any, in cash or with a credit/debit card.

Brigham City

Box Elder Museum of Natural History – FREE

Visit the best place in Utah to see real fossils, minerals and learn about mining history! Box Elder Museum of Natural History showcases fossils of trilobites, dinosaurs, ancient horses, sharks, plants, insects and more. A dark gallery is entirely dedicated to flourescent minerals that glow in bright colors under differentl ight spectrums.

Box Elder Museum of Natural History is a Museums for All partner. Admission is free!

Brigham City Museum of Art & History – FREE

The Brigham City Museum of Art & History showcases rotating exhibits. Click here to see what’s going on at the museum now!

Brigham City Museum of Art & History is a Museums for All partner. Admission is free!


Thanksgiving Point – $2 per person

If you live in Utah or Salt Lake Counties, you’re probably very familiar with Thanksgiving Point. This venue includes a butterfly garden, botanical gardens, children’s museum, dinosaur museum, farm museum and more!

Through the Museums for All program, you can visit ANY of the five Thanksgiving Point venues for just $2 per person. There is an EBT discount limit of 6 people per EBT card.

Salt Lake City

Utah Museum of Fine Arts – FREE

Located on the University of Utah campus, UMFA features the region’s most extensive and diverse collection of world-class art. Nearly 20,000 works span 5,000 years of human history. Discover pieces from Utah’s history and from regions as far away as Europe and Asia. Special exhibitions rotate often and a variety of programs for adult and children are available.

St. George

St. George Children’s Museum – FREE

According to a St. George Children’s Museum representative who reached out to the site (in the comments below), “The St. George Children’s Museum is no longer “donations only.” Admission is $5/person for anyone ages 2 and up. However, your EBT card will still get free admission for up to 5 people! Check out our website to find all available discount opportunities.”

St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site – $3 or less per person

This museum began quite by accident! In 2000, Dr. Sheldon Johnson was leveling a hill on his property when he encountered a thick sandstone layer with dinosaur footprints! They opened their farm to the public and paleontologists uncovered thousands of fossils.

Utah Paleontologist Jim Kirkland said, “The St. George track site is not only the oldest Jurassic dinosaur site in Utah, it is the best basal Jurassic track site in western North America.”

happy woman gets EBT freebies and food stamps discounts

Did you know you could shop here (and buy this?!) with your Utah food stamps?

You can buy gift baskets and even shop at Costco with your food stamps card!

Buy gift baskets and more! No joke – this is all part of the actual federal food stamps law. Here’s a list of unexpected things you can actually buy with your food stamps funds. 

Shop at these retailers! Did you know that Costco, farmer’s markets and even you-pick strawberry fields can accept EBT benefits? Some retailers even give you discounts or free stuff if you shop there with your food stamps card!

Wait — you can’t afford to miss this!

You could qualify for more food stamps funds! We’ve found several ways that you can get more food stamps money each month. It’s all right there in the law! Some simple mistakes or oversights in the paperwork could cost you hundreds of dollars per month in food stamps funds. You can learn how to get the most food stamps benefits in this article.

You can even get cash back from your food stamps card! It’s true and it’s legal – no cash benefits required. One of our readers earned an additional $437.84 just by shopping with her food stamps card. She uses that extra money to buy diapers, wipes and other essentials. Here’s how.

Got Utah food stamps? You could qualify for this!

Amazon offers discounted Amazon Prime memberships for customers who receive EBT or Medicaid benefits! Amazon Prime includes FREE two-day shipping and FREE streaming access to thousands of titles. You’ll need to verify that you receive food stamps or Medicaid to get this incredible price.

Cell phones and service may be available FREE in your area! Choose a provider here.

Internet from Comcast, CenturyLink, AT&T and more for just $5-$10 per month?! It’s true! Click here to see all the discounted Internet programs you could qualify for.

Plant a garden! You can buy seeds and produce-bearing plants with your EBT card! It’s actually part of the federal food stamps law.

Power companies often have low income programs, including special low rates or free home improvement services! We received over $18,000 in free home improvements through these programs. Discover what your company offers here.

Property tax exemptions are often available for low income seniors and disabled veterans! For more info on what it is and how to apply, contact your local county assessor’s office. We even received a refund for the last two years of property taxes!

Student loan payments could be as low as ZERO dollars per month with an income based repayment plan!

Summer food services offer free meals for children 18 and under during the summer months when free and low-cost school meals aren’t available.

Veterinary care assistance is available! If you have a pet, you need to know about these agencies that may be able to assist with your pet’s vet bills.

YMCA organizations often have discounts for low income families! Contact your local YMCA for details.

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