Festival of Homes Cedar City
January 16, 2019
Festival of Homes; tickets are $10 per person and admits one person to all the homes on the tour, available at State Bank of Southern Utah (Cedar City), Coldwell Banker, or any of the Parade Homes. Come tour newly constructed homes built with the newest, innovative processes and materials available. Hours: Fridays & Sundays 1 pm – 8 pm; Saturdays & Labor Day 10 am – 8 pm. For information call the Iron County Home Builders Association at 435-865-1113 or visit www.ichba.org or www.cedarcityfestivalofhomes.com/.
Cedar Music Festival
Cedar Music Fest will be held 6:00 pm – 10 :00 pm in the Downtown Year Round Farmers Market Parking Lot (50 W University Blvd, Cedar City). Designed to feature live music, local artists, and crafters, Cedar Music Fest is presented by Southern Utah University’s Office of Community and Academic Enrichment. Those interested in becoming a volunteer or sponsor for the inaugural Cedar Music Fest can contact event manager Jessica Burr by phone at (435) 586-7759 or by email at email@example.com. Usually held in September.
Cedar Saturday Market
Cedar Saturday Market held 9:00 am – 1:00 pm in the IFA parking lot (summer) & inside (winter) (905 S Main St, Cedar City), admission is FREE. Come for the farmers, food, and artisans as well as drawings, bingo and more! For information visit them on Facebook, Cedar Saturday Market, or call Nancy 435-463-3735.
Southwest Astronomy Festival 2019
Southwest Astronomy Festival a regional celebration of astronomy and dark skies. The festival will consist of events for all ages taking place throughout Southwestern Utah at various times. Come experience night sky art exhibitions in Cedar City, attend a star party in Cedar Breaks National Monument, go on a night hike in Zion National Park, and look at the Sun from downtown St. George. A PDF of the Southwest Astronomy Festival brochure will be linked when available. For updates on the festival, visit the www.nps.gov/cebr or follow Cedar Breaks National Monument on Facebook at @CedarBreaksNationalMonument. September 28 &29, 2019
Haute Route Utah 2019
Haute Route Utah – Cedar City, An out-of-this-world cycling experience — August 23-25, 2019. Three stages, three amazing routes through red rock formations defying gravity, Aspen groves, Bristlecone forests (thousands of years old), Lava flows from just 1,000 years ago, Canyons, cliffs and the most friendly cycling community in the Universe–Cedar City.
Fri, August 23rd – Bryce Canyon to Cedar City
Sat, August 24th – Cedar City – Brian Head – Mammoth Creek – Duck Creek – Cedar Canyon to Cedar City
Sun, August 25th – Main Street Park – Right Hand Canyon to the top of Cedar Mountain
Fire Road 100K Bike Race – Gravel Grinder
Cedar City Fire Road 100K Bike Race – Gravel Grinder begins 7:00 am in Cedar City Main Street Park (200 N 100 E, Cedar City). The courses include 60k and 100k races. All on improved dirt roads offering riders of every level the opportunity to experience the spectacular beauty of Southwest Utah. This mountain biking race is more endurance than technique, with its 9,000 feet of elevation change. For information call 435-586-2770 or visit www.gravelgrinder.com/fire-road-registration/. August 17, 2019
Utah Shakespeare Festival 2019
58th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival held in Cedar City and offers matinee performances at 2:00 pm and evening performances at 8:00 pm in three grand theaters. The Festival also offers a FREE nightly Greenshow (summer) at 7:10 pm, backstage tours, seminars, and play orientations. Plays featured this season in repertory are: ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,’ ‘Macbeth,’ ‘Hamlet,’ ‘Twelfth Night,’ ‘The Book of Will,’ ‘The Conclusion of Henry VI Parts Two and Three,’ ‘Every Brilliant Thing,’ & ‘The Price.’ For tickets and information call 1-800-PLAYTIX or visit www.bard.org.
Neil Simon Festival 2019
Neil Simon Festival held Tuesday – Saturday in the Heritage Theater (105 N 100 E, Cedar City) 2:00 pm matinee and 7:30 pm evening performances. Presenting ‘Little Shop of Horrors,’ ‘I Hate Hamlet,’ ‘Barefoot in the Park,’ ‘I Left My Dignity in My Other Purse,’ and ‘Rose and Walsh’. Tickets are $25 adults, $15 students with ID & Veterans and $10 children (5 yrs – 17 yrs). For tickets and information call 866-357-4666, 435-267-0194 or visit www.simonfest.org.
Utah UFO Festival 2019
4th annual Utah UFO Festival is held in the Cedar City Main Street Park (200 N Main St, Cedar City). Celebrating the history of the UFO Phenomenon in Utah and attracting big name researchers. Pet costume contest, costume contest, caravan to Area 51, guest speakers, bounce houses, and more. For information visit www.utahufofest.org call 801-896-UFO6 (8366). June 13-16, 2019
Three Peaks Classic
Three Peaks Classic: Revival at Three Peaks Mountain Bike Race & Festival held at Three Peaks Recreation Area (10 miles NW of Cedar City off Midvalley Rd), for three days of riding, racing and reveling on bikes in the Southwestern Utah desert, a place some call God’s country. The camp will start with games and socializing Friday evening including slow races, a fat tire criterium and beer garden. Saturday will be the main event with an 8:17 am race. Race it solo or duo. The race will be adjourned as we tidy up for the evening. Dinner will be served to the camp while we hold the awards ceremony. More socializing and games will give way to a final night. The adjourning meeting will be Sunday’s group ride on some inspiring local trails. For information visit www.ridesouthernutah.com/events/.