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.
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 Escalante 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.
Ironman race officials are excited to announce a new triathlon for 2013 — the Ironman St. George 70.3! In lieu of the full distance Ironman St. George, the 70.3 will debut May 4th 2013. The Ironman 70.3 series is one of the fastest growing triathlon events in the world, with nearly 60 Ironman 70.3 races worldwide. Ironman 70.3 events consist of a 1.2 mile swim, a 56 mile bike ride, and a 13.1 mile run.
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.
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 “A Taste of Dixie! and 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 get a taste of all 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.