St George Events

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January:

St. George Winter Bird Festival

1851 South Dixie Dr.
St. George, UT 84770
435-627-4590
http://www.sgcity.org/birdfestival/

A chance to enjoy southern Utah’s fantastic scenery while learning about its wildlife, the St. George Winter Bird Festival features field trips, family events, presentations, workshops, a banquet and a photo contest. Most of the events take place at the Tonaquint Park and Nature Center . Admission is free, except to the banquet.

February:

Dino Days in Dixie

2180 East Riverside
St. George, UT 84790
435-574-3466
www.sgcity.org/dinotrax

Featuring dinosaur-related activities for all ages, Dino Days in Dixie takes place at the St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm. The festival includes lectures, student art shows, and a “Paleo Poems” program among other events. The St. George Dinosaur Discovery site is home to a museum and over 1,000 dinosaur tracks, as well as other dinosaur remains.

St. George Area Parade of Homes

2303 N. Coral Canyon Blvd, Suite 200
Washington, UT 84780
435-674-1400
www.paradehome.com

The annual St. George Area Parade of Homes is a showcase of a set of newly constructed homes using the latest in architectural designs, décor, innovative building techniques, exquisite accents, groundbreaking entertainment systems and diverse landscaping. It is an excellent place to get ideas for your current home or dream home. Over 100 vendors are on hand in the homes’ garages to show their latest home-building related products. With a backdrop of black rock ridges, red rock cliffs, and the peaks of the Pine Valley Mountains, St. George is a picturesque natural environment in which to exhibit such amazing homes.

March:

 

April:

St. George Art Festival

86 South Main St.
St. George, UT 84770
435-627-4500
http://www.sgcity.org/artfestival/

Held every Easter Weekend, the St. George Art Festival enlivens the downtown historic district with displays of thousands of original works of art and fine crafts by over 100 top artists from all over the Western United States. Art on display includes oils, watercolor, sculpture, photography, pottery and woodwork. The festival also features food vendors, special children’s activities and live entertainment, including barbershop quartets, western bands, cloggers, bluegrass music, dancers and other acts among three stages.

May:

IRONMAN Triathlon Activities

Kevin Lewis
St. George Tourism Office
435-986-6615

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Red Mountain 50k

Southern Utahs First Ultramarathon boasts 31 beautiful miles--come test your courage, Strength, conviction and determination as you run and view some of Southern Utahs beautiful vistas. Organized by runners for runners. See you there!!

June:

St. George Chamber of Commerce Business Expo 2010

St. George Area Chamber of Commerce
http://www.stgeorgechamber.net
Russell Behrmann

St. George Chamber of Commerce
97 East St. George Blvd.
St. George, UT 84770
435-628-1650

Tuacahn's Summer Season of Theater.

Each summer the Tuacahn Center for the Arts offers world-class entertainment in the outdoor amphitheater at the mouth of Snow Canyon State Park. The amphitheater has 2,000 seats and offers 1,500 foot sandstone cliffs as a backdrop. Check this years productions at Tuacahn Amphitheatre

July:

4th of July Celebration

Start your day off with breakfast in the park-$4.00 per adult; $3.00 per child, bring your blanket and enjoy a relaxing family day. There will be booths selling crafts and other goods, food booths, organized games throughout the day, bouncy's for the little ones and other fun things to do. And of course, what would the day be without FIREWORKS to top off the days celebration!!

Tuacahn's Summer Season of Theater.

Each summer the Tuacahn Center for the Arts offers world-class entertainment in the outdoor amphitheater at the mouth of Snow Canyon State Park. The amphitheater has 2,000 seats and offers 1,500 foot sandstone cliffs as a backdrop. Check this years productions at Tuacahn Amphitheatre

August:

Kids Fair

Aug. 1st - 2nd, 1:00pm Dixie Center

Washington County Fair

The fair is annually held the first week in August at the Washington County Fair Park. The fair features carnival rides, games, festive food, entertainment, award-winning crops and livestock exhibits. 435-652-9067

Tuacahn's Summer Season of Theater.

Each summer the Tuacahn Center for the Arts offers world-class entertainment in the outdoor amphitheater at the mouth of Snow Canyon State Park. The amphitheater has 2,000 seats and offers 1,500 foot sandstone cliffs as a backdrop. Check this years productions at Tuacahn Amphitheatre

September:

Dixie Lions Roundup

435-632-2145

Sponsored by the St. George Lions Club, the Roundup is a Professional Rodeo Cowboy’s Association approved rodeo held at the Sun Bowl. The three-day event also features parades, country music concerts, clown acts, bullfighting and other rodeo events.

Annual Events in St.George

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October:

St. George Marathon

86 S Main St
St George, UT 84770
435-627-4500
www.stgeorgemarathon.com

A qualifier for the Boston Marathon, the St. George Marathon is the 15th largest marathon in the nation. More than 4,000 runners descend on St. George on the first Saturday of October to run the scenic course, which begins in the Pine Valley Mountains and descends almost 2,600 feet through ancient lava flows and picturesque red rock cliffs to St. George’s Worthen Park. Runner’s World Magazine listed the marathon as one of four “Marathons to Build a Vacation Around” in the world.

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Huntsman World Senior Games

1070 West 1600 South, A-103
St. George, UT 84770, USA
800-562-1268
http://www.seniorgames.net

An Olympic-style athletic competition, the Huntsman Senior Games offers men and women 50 and over the chance to compete in 22 sports, including cycling, swimming, softball, tennis, bowling, basketball, track and field and golf. Providing competition for all skill levels, no pre-qualification is necessary to register. The event also includes socials, as well as opening and closing ceremonies.

November:

Jubilee of Trees

435-251-2485
www.jubileeoftrees.org

An enchanting display of beautifully decorated Christmas trees, holiday wreaths, gingerbread houses, gifts and other seasonal decorations, the Jubilee of Trees is the largest spectacle of Christmas-themed décor in the area. In addition to the incredible Christmas decoration showcase, the event includes a fashion show, concerts and a Teddy Bear Picnic for children. All proceeds from the event benefit children’s medical services at Dixie Regional Medical Center.

Tuacahn's Festival of Lights

Every year from Thanksgiving to New Year's Day, the Tuacahn Center for the Arts is lit up in a dazzling display of lights. A live nativity scene is also featured (see more below)

December:

Dixie Rotary Bowl

225 South 700 East
St. George, UT 84770
435-652-7800
http://www.rotarybowl.com

The Dixie Rotary Bowl is the only NCAA bowl game in Utah, pitting the top teams from the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference and the Great Northwest Athletic Conference. Held in Hansen Stadium on the first Saturday of December, the bowl game also features a tailgate party, a golf tournament, a marching band competition, a parade, a concert and a banquet boasting a prominent speaker from the sporting world.

Tuacahn Festival of Lights

1100 Tuacahn Dr.
Ivins, Utah 84738
435-652-3200
www.tuacahn.org

Reminding its patrons of the true meaning of Christmas, the Tuacahn Festival of Lights features holiday lights and music at the Tuacahn Plaza. The cornerstone of the event is the Live Nativity, which reenacts the birth of Jesus Christ. It includes actors donning period dress and live animals. Event goers can also enjoy sipping hot chocolate, riding a holiday train provided by Ruby’s Inn , shopping at the Gift Gallery and visiting with Santa. The event runs Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Monday evenings from the day after Thanksgiving to just before Christmas.

First Night Celebration

Each year on New Year's Eve, many businesses and organizations put together a family oriented night of fun. Events include live entertainment, food booths, fireworks and more. The celebration is held on Main Street in St. George. 435-628-1658

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