Whether it’s a national holiday, a group of like-minded people gathering to support a cause or simply a reason to enjoy the outdoors, you’ll find people getting together to enjoy life. For a comprehensive calendar of events, go to www.utahstgeorge.com.
St. George has exceptional winter birding (possible to see 112 species). Enjoy Presentations, Field Trips, Kid & Adult Workshops, Photo Contest, Live Birds, Adult Venues and Family Events. All events begin at the Tonaquint Nature Center, 1851 South Dixie Drive – St. George, and are free – except the Saturday evening Banquet.
The Parade of Homes is a self-guided tour offering an opportunity for established, prospective residents and visitors to see what is new and innovative in the home building industry.
Come ride Southern Utah’s Beautiful ATV trails. The Tri-State ATV Jamboree originates in Southern Utah in the town of Hurricane. The rides will be on the Tri-State ATV Trail System.
The event known as the “Friendliest Festival in the West” is held the Friday and Saturday of Easter weekend and hosts a variety of fine art and artists. Started over 30 years ago, you’ll find food, entertainment and special children’s fun.
The Dixie Power Kite Festival provides a wholesome, uplifting, family-oriented event that is free and open to the public. This event promotes reading as a habit and encourages students to engage in family-oriented physical activity.
Held annually this is a full weekend event that brings students and professional artists together to create a colorful chalk explosion. With the asphalt as a canvas and chalk as the medium, large painted murals will unfold at the feet of thousands of spectators.
This striking Southwestern home of one of IRONMAN’s original full-distance races, now hosts one of the season’s earliest IRONMAN 70.3 races. The U.S. Pro Championship race is staged in and around the heart of St. George, with Zion National Park, the state’s most popular national park, only a short 45-minute drive away.
More than 135 years ago, Washington City was the birthplace of the Southern Utah Cotton Mission. Today, Washington City continues to enjoy its reputation as a leading city in Washington County community. The annual Cotton Days Festival is a family friendly event that celebrates the heritage of this great city.
Bring your blanket and enjoy some quality time relaxing with family and friends. There will be craft booths, organized games, the 4th of July Downtown Parade, and Fireworks–all at Vernon Worthen Park!
Held annually in August at the state-of-the-art Washington County Fair Park in Hurricane, this family fun event features carnival rides, games, festive food, entertainment, award-winning crops and livestock exhibits.
This treasured event is a great opportunity for new and old friends to mingle as they celebrate Hurricane’s heritage. Good food and live entertainment makes for a fun family event you soon won’t forget.
DOCUTAH is a Southern Utah International Film Festival presented by Dixie State University in St. George, Utah. The 2014 festival will be it’s fifth year of run. Since our beginings we’ve had more than 1,100 films submitted from 70 plus countries and enjoyed meeting many wonderful filmmakers and protagonists.
Join the Lions’ Club for the annual rodeo celebration at the historic Sun Bowl in St. George. Approved by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, this wild weekend extravaganza is held every September. It’s great entertainment for all.
Santa Clara City celebrates its Swiss pioneer heritage the fourth weekend of each September. The event offers an array of attractions—a parade, historical displays, a fun run, craft and food booths, kid’s games, entertainment, free outdoor concert, Red Rock Car Show and more.
Rated by Runner’s World as one of the four “Marathons to Build a Vacation Around” in the World. Included in Runner`s World 10 Most Scenic and Fastest Marathons and Top 20 Marathons in the USA. The St. George Marathon is a point-to-point race which is USA Track & Field Certified & Sanctioned.
A world-class, international, senior athletic sports competition that promotes worldwide Peace, Health, Friendship, and fun! The Huntsman World Senior Games offers 27 sports for men and women ages 50 and better. All skill levels of competition are available, and no pre-qualification is necessary.
The St. George Area Chamber of Commerce along with the Washington County School District presents “The Spooky Town Fair” This festival is held the last weekend in October at the St George Town Square. This family friendly festival features local artists, businesses, and of course food! There will be LIVE entertainment and many fun kids rides and activities for the whole family. With something for everyone, you won’t want to miss this fun, free event! Come out and experience all of the things that make ‘Utah’s Dixie’ unique!
The Jubilee of Trees is the largest showcase of custom designed Christmas trees between Salt Lake City and Las Vegas. For the greater Washington County area, the Jubilee of Trees has become a tradition of spectacular, custom designed full size Christmas trees, mini and tabletop trees, holiday wreaths and gingerbread houses, and seasonal decor.
Presented every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings from the day after Thanksgiving to December 29th. Entrance is free to the public. A Live Nativity is presented each night in the Amphitheater at 7:00 pm and 8:00 pm except on the first Friday in December.