Cedar Livestock & Heritage Festival

January 16, 2019

Cedar Livestock & Heritage Festival held at the Cross Hollow Events Center (West of Cedar City on Hwy 56)  featuring a livestock parade, historic and modern sheep camps, wagons, horses, antique tractors, concerts, entertainment, a stock dog demonstration, vendors, and Dutch oven cook-off. Click HERE for a full schedule of event locations and times.. For more information call 435-586-8132 or www.cedarlivestockfest.com. Usually held in October.

Great American Stampede

Annual Great American Stampede includes two big night of rodeo held 7:00 pm both nights at the Cross Hollows Events Center – Iron Rangers Arena (11 N Cross Hollows Rd, Cedar City), admission $10 adults, $6 children 4 yrs to 12 yrs, $30 family pass, and $8 students.   World Renowned Trick Rider, Brandi Phillips will be there to wow the audience. The Rodeo will be an amazing show for the whole family and concessions will be available for purchase. For information call 435-586-2424 Using held in September. 

Cedar City Lions Club

Utah Culinary Festival

Utah Culinary Fest is a week-long celebration of local restaurants showcasing unique menu items created by the Culinary Arts Program of Southwest Tech. Visit any of the participating restaurants or join any of the other culinary events including farm tours, cooking demonstrations, and more. For information on participating restaurants, farm tours and a full calendar of events visit www.utahculinaryfest.com.
Participating Restaurants Include:
Centro Woodfired Pizzeria – 50 W University Blvd/Center St, Cedar City
The French Spot – 5 N Main St, Cedar City
Charlie’s Southern Barbecue – 126 N Main St, Cedar City
Porkbelly’s Eatery & Catering – 565 S Main St, Cedar City
Chef Alfredo – 2313 W 400 N, Cedar City
Sego Restaurant – Kanab

Festival of Homes Cedar City

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 jessicaburr@suu.edu.  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.