Festivals and Events
St. George, Utah and Surrounding Area
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| RED ROCK DESERT RAMPAGE
St. George hosts the Red Rock Desert Rampage. A professional mountain bike race in Utah’s Dixie. The annual event (held in March) is the first race of the NORBA sanctioned Intermountain Cup Region point series. Prizes of cash and merchandise will be awarded. For more
information, call Glenn Ames at Red Rock Bicycle 674-3185.
WASHINGTON COUNTY FAIR
August • Washington County Fair Park
The annual Washington County Fair features
carnival rides and games, festive food, award-winning fruit crops and exhibits. Join the entire county from
Wed. to Sat., on the Fair Grounds. For more information, call 634-5700.
|HUNTSMAN WORLD SENIOR GAMES
October in the St.
George area. The Huntsman World Senior Games is a very popular competition for thousands of seniors all over the world. The sporting event sponsors worldwide peace, friendship and health. In addition to the many athletic events, the Games host “healthy lifestyle seminars,”
spectacular opening and closing
ceremonies, receptions, dinners, band concerts and
other social activities that encourage the participants to come together socially and educationally. For more
information, contact Huntsman World Senior Games Kathy Thayne, Exec. Director’ 82W. 700 South’ St. George• Utah 674-0550’ 800-562-1268 or 800-562-1268.
ST. GEORGE MARATHON/MAYOR’S WALK
in St. George. The St. George Marathon, the largest in the Intermountain West, is a point-to-point race starting in the majestic Pine Valley
Mountains. The course descends into beautiful desert territory past the stunning red cliffs of Snow
Canyon State Park and finishes at Worthen Park in St.
George. The marathon takes pride in its organization, beautiful
surroundings, community support and massive volunteer
force. This annual competition brings more than 4,000 participants from around the world to sunny St.
George. This year’s registration is by lottery. For more info, contact the St. George leisure Services at 634-5850 or
| ANNUAL ST. GEORGE ARTS FESTIVAL
Location: 865 Main Street, St. George, Utah. Annual St. George Art Festival is held on Easter Weekend
Friday and Saturday. Festivities will begin around 10:00 a.m. and
last until 6:00 p.m. The Event is known as the “Friendliest Festival in the
West” and hosts a variety of fine art and artists from all over
the United States. The food is always excellent and there is continuous
entertainment throughout the 2-day event. Call St. George Leisure Services at 634-5850.
FOLK ART AND CRAFTERS MARKET
Easter Weekend, St. George. The 6th Annual Folk
Art and Crafters Market will be held at the Dixie
Center. The doors open from 9:00 am - 6:00 pm. The 2000 Market
featured around 100 artisans
displaying some of the finest folk arts and crafts from around the
country. This highly popular and unique market is a one of a kind event. For more info call Tern Bailey at
| LIONS DIXIE ROUND-UP
September 16-18th Sun Bowl, St. George Join the Lions Club for the annual rodeo celebration.
Approved by the Professional Cowboy’s Association, this wild weekend extravaganza is great entertainment for all rodeo fans! Beauty
Parade: Thursday 16,5:00 pm, Children’s Parade: Friday 17,5:00, General Parade: Saturday 18,5:00 pm. Rodeo: 8:00 - 10:30 nightly. For information, or parade entries contact Gary
Allred, Chairman at 674-0461 or Don Randall at 6735553.
PARADE OF HOMES
Mid February Sponsored by the So. Utah Home
Builders Association and Heritage Bank, this spectacular showcase of Southern Utah homes and decor is a “must-see” event. Over 20,000 people annually tour the homes on parade to see the latest innovations and designs for the home. Tickets go on sale the
evening before the show at the Red Cliffs Mall or any Lin’s Market. For info contact
| JUBILEE OF TREES
November 16-20’ Dixie Center• 1835 Convention
Center Drive. Tour through a winter wonderland of twinkling lights and festive holiday embellishments during the Jubilee of Trees celebration. Festivities include uniquely
decorated Christmas Trees, the Teddy Bear picnic, fashion show and luncheon, live entertainment and great food, a Gala
Dinner and Auction, and a benefit for the foundation of Dixie Regional Medical (enter. For more information, call 688-4512.
CLARK COUNTY FAIR
April 6-9 Logandale, NV ‘www.ccfair.com The Fair features craft booths, art exhibits, a variety of vendors, concession stands, animal
auctioning, entertainment stages, rodeo, Kids
Corner and a major concert. For information call (702) 398-FAIR (3247) or (888) 876-FAIR (3247).