What’s Happening – July 1st – 7th


What's Happening in Cedar City, UT, Brian Head, UT, Parowan, UT and the surrounding areas.

 

JULY 1st – 7th – Wildflowers, Shakespeare Festival, and Fireworks; this week is packed full of adventure! Experience the fourth of July at Brian Head Resort with live-music, BBQ and a spectacular fireworks show. Take in the breathtaking array of color at Cedar Breaks National Monument’s annual Wildflower Festival, or spend the day painting the street at the Gone with the Rain: Chalk the Walk Festival! This week is bursting at the seams with events that you don’t want to miss.

 

MONDAY, JULY 1st

58th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival held at the Beverley Center for the Arts (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City);
featuring 1:15 pm Play Orientation, 2:00 pm preview performance ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’, 6:45 pm
Play Orientation, 7:10 pm FREE Greenshow (Scotland), and the 8:00 pm preview performance ‘Macbeth’. For tickets and
information call 1-800-PLAYTIX (752-9849) or visit www.bard.org.
Family Swim Night at the Aquatic Center – held 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm at the Cedar City Aquatic Center (2090 W Royal Hunte
Dr, Cedar City). Two adults and four kids for only $10, additional family members at regular price. For information call 435-865-
9223.

TUESDAY, JULY 2nd

58th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival held at the Beverley Center for the Arts (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City);
featuring 9:00 am & 10:00 am Play Seminar, 1:15 pm Play Orientation, 2:00 pm preview performance ‘Hamlet’, 6:45 pm Play
Orientation, 7:10 pm FREE Greenshow (England), and the 8:00 pm opening performance ‘The Book of Will’. For tickets and
information call 1-800-PLAYTIX (752-9849) or visit www.bard.org.
Frontier Homestead: Children’s Story Time held 10:00 am at the Frontier Homestead State Park Museum (635 N Main St,
Cedar City), admission is FREE. This is an opportunity for preschool children to learn about the past through stories and historyrelated activities. Thanks to the support of the Cedar City · Brian Head Tourism Bureau, children’s story time is offered free to the
public. For information call 435-586-9290.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 3rd

58th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival held at the Beverley Center for the Arts (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City);
featuring 9:00 am & 10:00 am Play Seminar, 11:00 am Actor Seminar, 12:15 pm Play Orientation, 1:00 pm preview performance
‘The Conclusion of Henry VI: Parts Two and Three’, 6:45 pm Play Orientation, 7:10 pm FREE Greenshow (Russia), and the 8:00 pm
opening performance ‘Twelfth Night’. For tickets and information call 1-800-PLAYTIX (752-9849) or visit www.bard.org.
Cedar City Library Story Time held 10:00 am and again at 10:30 am at the Cedar City Library (303 N 100 E, Cedar City),
admission is FREE. For information call 435-586-6661.

THURSDAY, JULY 4th

14th Annual Cedar Breaks National Monument Wildflower Festival, participate in guided hikes at 10:00 am and 1:00 pm
which focuses on the wildflowers, how to identify them, and much more. Festival highlights include special activities on
weekends and Zion Canyon Field Institute classes. Park admission fee of $7 per person does apply. For information call 435-586-
9451, 435-586-0787 or visit www.nps.gov/cebr.
58th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival held at the Beverley Center for the Arts (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City);
featuring 9:00 am & 10:00 am Play Seminar, 1:15 pm Play Orientation, 2:00 pm opening performance ‘Joseph and the Amazing
Technicolor Dreamcoat’, 6:45 pm Play Orientation, 7:10 pm FREE Greenshow (Scotland), and the 8:00 pm performance
‘Macbeth’. For tickets and information call 1-800-PLAYTIX (752-9849) or visit www.bard.org.
Independence Day Celebration in Cedar City with a Parade at 9:30 am followed by kids races starting at 12:00 pm (youngest
to oldest) then activities in the Main Street Park until 2:00 pm. For information call 435-463-5501 or 435-559-4877 (Lions).
Admission is FREE. Fireworks generally start between 9:45 and 10 pm. Come watch fireworks at Lund Highway and 1600 N. Park
along Lund Highway, Aviation Way or Airport Road, there are several other locations around town including Canyon View High
School/Middle School lawns that still provides a great view. For information visit www.cedarlionsclub.com.
Brian Head 4th of July held 9:30 am – 9:00 pm at Brian Head Resort (329 S Hwy – 143, Brian Head). Enjoy one of the best, AND
coolest (temperature-wise) events of the summer! All the usual Summer activities (9:30 am – 6 pm), beer vendors, BBQ, a full
line-up of bands (11 am Lincoln County Conspiracy, 2:30 pm Christian Mills Band, & 6 pm Safety Orange), and fireworks promptly
set-off after the bands finish (conditions permitting); something for the entire family! For information call 435-677-2035.
4TH of July Parade, and Games at the Park beginning at 10:00 am with a parade along Parowan Main Street followed by
Games & Vendors at the Park and Fireworks from the Iron County Fairgrounds. For information call 435-477-8190.
Brian Head Art Fair held 10:00 am – 5:00 pm at the Brian Head Mall (259 S Village Way, Brain Head), admission is FREE. Come
experience art in the mountains with vendor booths, food booths, a live DJ, and the Pizanos Pie Eating contest on Saturday at
11:00 am. For information call 435-990-1101.
Pop up Cafe from 11:00 am – 1:30 pm at Art Works Gallery (16 N 100 W, Cedar City). Best kept secret in Cedar! The farmer who
loves to cook with the food she grows pops up in town once a week! She makes: seasonal sandwiches, soup, salads, scones, tarts,
quiche, cookies, and other delectable goodies. Stay and eat in the art gallery or take it to go. You can grab something for dinner
too. Either way you will be eating fabulous food from the Red Acre Farm kitchen! For information call 435-865-6792.
Enoch 4TH of July includes the Freedom Run (5-K) at 7:00 am beginning at Old Enoch Park (1702 E 5250 N, Cedar City),
(www.enochrunningclub.org), Activities in the Old Enoch Park at 6:00 pm (Hot dogs, Wings of Death, Foam Machine, Games for
Kids, & Enoch Orchestra) and after dark… Fireworks! Lots of fun for all! For information call 435-586-1119.

 

FRIDAY, JULY 5th

14th Annual Cedar Breaks National Monument Wildflower Festival, participate in guided hikes at 10:00 am and 1:00 pm
which focuses on the wildflowers, how to identify them, and much more. Festival highlights include special activities on
weekends and Zion Canyon Field Institute classes. Park admission fee of $7 per person does apply. For information call 435-586-
9451, 435-586-0787 or visit www.nps.gov/cebr.
58th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival held at the Beverley Center for the Arts (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City);
featuring 9:00 am & 10:00 am Play Seminar, 1:15 pm Play Orientation, 2:00 pm opening performance ‘Hamlet’, 6:45 pm Play
Orientation, 7:10 pm FREE Greenshow (England), and the 8:00 pm performance ‘The Book of Will’. For tickets and information
call 1-800-PLAYTIX (752-9849) or visit www.bard.org.
Brian Head Resort – open 9:30 am – 5:00 pm. Come up and enjoy the cool mountain air! Take a scenic lift ride on Giant Steps
Express and see scenic Southern Utah from 11,000 feet! Enjoy all of the awesome fun activities including: mountain biking, rock
climbing wall, tubing hill, archery, hiking, chair-lift rides, and bungee-tramp!
Brian Head Art Fair held 10:00 am – 5:00 pm at the Brian Head Mall (259 S Village Way, Brain Head), admission is FREE. Come
experience art in the mountains with vendor booths, food booths, a live DJ, and the Pizanos Pie Eating contest on Saturday at
11:00 am. For information call 435-990-1101.
July Concert Series Held 8:00 pm in the Parowan City Main Street Park Pavilion (16 S Main St, Parowan), FREE.
Enjoy a live concert, vendors, and more. Bring your lawn chair or blanket and the whole family for a fun filled FREE
family night out. For information call 435-477-8190.
Off The Cuff Improv Comedy Shows held 10:00 pm at the Off the Cuff Improv Theater (913 S Main St, Cedar City),
admission is $7. Trained by some of the greatest names in improv comedy. Off the Cuff seeks to delight and entertain your funny
bone with their hilarious, notorious, and uproarious brand of performance styles. For information visit www.otccomedy.com/ or
www.facebook.com/offthecuffotc/.

 

SATURDAY, JULY 6th

14th Annual Cedar Breaks National Monument Wildflower Festival, participate in guided hikes at 10:00 am and 1:00 pm
which focuses on the wildflowers, how to identify them, and much more. Festival highlights include special activities on
weekends and Zion Canyon Field Institute classes. Park admission fee of $7 per person does apply. For information call 435-586-
9451, 435-586-0787 or visit www.nps.gov/cebr.
Sweet Pea Farm & Orchard: Farm Breakfast held 8:00 am – 12:00 pm at Sweet Pea Farm & Orchard (136 S 600 W,
Parowan), pricing per item ranges $2.50 – $7.50. Breakfast with the baby animals for the kids to pet! There will be all of
the farm favorites and some new items on the menu. Kids passports will be available and the first scavenger hunt and
Saturday kids craft. For information call 435-531-6461.
Duck Creek Village Annual Independence Day Celebration begins with a Pancake Breakfast at the Cedar Mountain Fire
Protection District Fire Station (Hwy 14 & Mammoth Creek Rd) from 8:00 am – 11:00 am then come back to the Village in the
evening for the Block Party from 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm with a break for the parade at 6:30 pm. Please be aware of Current Local &
State Fire Restrictions. For information visit visitduckcreek.com.
Gone With the Rain: Chalk the Walk Festival at Cedar City Main Street Park (200 N Main St, Cedar City). Chalk artists will
check in and start laying out their vision beginning at 7 am; art enthusiasts & curious bystanders may watch the art take shape
from 8:00 am – 3:00 pm and enjoy food from local food trucks. The street painting event is designed to raise funds for students in
Southern Utah University’s College of Performing and Visual Arts.
58th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival held at the Beverley Center for the Arts (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City);
featuring 9:00 am & 10:00 am Play Seminar, 11:00 am Actor Seminar, 12:15 pm Play Orientation, 1:00 pm opening performance
‘The Conclusion of Henry VI: Parts Two and Three’, 6:45 pm Play Orientation, 7:10 pm FREE Greenshow (Russia), and the 8:00 pm
performance ‘Twelfth Night’. For tickets and information call 1-800-PLAYTIX (752-9849) or visit www.bard.org.
Downtown Year Round Farmers Market held 9:00 am – 12:00 pm at the Downtown Year Round Farmers Market (45 W
University Blvd/Center St, Cedar City), admission is FREE.
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.
Brian Head Resort – open 9:30 am – 5:00 pm. Come up and enjoy the cool mountain air! Take a scenic lift ride on Giant Steps
Express and see scenic Southern Utah from 11,000 feet! Enjoy all of the awesome fun activities including: mountain biking, rock
climbing wall, tubing hill, archery, hiking, chair-lift rides, and bungee-tramp!
Shop Cedar City held 10:00 am – 2:00 pm in conjunction with the SUU Chalk the Walk at Cedar City Main Street Park (200 N
Main St, Cedar City), admission is FREE. Join to shop, sell, or support local small business, organizations, entrepreneurs,
inventors, artisans, family businesses and junior entrepreneurs at our traveling monthly event around Southern Utah!
Brian Head Art Fair held 10:00 am – 5:00 pm at the Brian Head Mall (259 S Village Way, Brain Head), admission is FREE. Come
experience art in the mountains with vendor booths, food booths, and a live DJ. For information call 435-990-1101.
Pizanos 4th of July Pie Eating Contest held 11:00 am at the Brian Head Mall (259 S Village Way, Brian Head). This contest is
FREE and not for the weak stomach. Two heats with trophy’s and medal’s. Willing participants may sign up at Pizanos Pizzeria.
For information call 435-677-3341.
Live Music at Brian Head Resort held 11:30 am – 6:00 pm at Brian Head Resort (329 S Hwy 143, Brian Head). Join for live
music featuring “Center and Main” 11:30 am and “Full Tilt Boogie” 3:00 pm as well as burgers, brats, drinks and cool mountain air!
For information call 435-677-2035.
Burgers, Bands & Bikes held 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm at Red Acre Farms (2322 W 4375 N, Cedar City). Join for music, burgers made
with beef and pork we raise served on hand made buns with lettuce from the field, secret sauce, grilled onions, a farmstead
cheese, with delicious seasonal sides, frosty lemonade, made from scratch pies and good company. This event is family friendly
and fun for all ages. If you ride your bike out, (pedal or motor) we reward you with premium parking and 10% off! For
information call 435-865-6792 or find them on Facebook: /RedAcreFarmCSA.
Cedar Breaks National Monument Summer Star Party held 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm at Point Supreme Overlook (Cedar Breaks
National Monument), park fees apply ($7). Join park rangers for a night sky program and star party every Saturday night
(weather permitting) at Point Supreme. For information call 435-586-0787 ext 4031 or visit www.nps.gov/cebr.

 

SUNDAY, JULY 7th

14th Annual Cedar Breaks National Monument Wildflower Festival, participate in guided hikes at 10:00 am and 1:00 pm
which focuses on the wildflowers, how to identify them, and much more. Festival highlights include special activities on
weekends and Zion Canyon Field Institute classes. Park admission fee of $7 per person does apply. For information call 435-586-
9451, 435-586-0787 or visit www.nps.gov/cebr.
58th Annual Utah Shakespeare Festival held at the Beverley Center for the Arts (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City);
featuring 9:00 am & 10:00 am Play Seminar. For information call 1-800-PLAYTIX (752-9849) or visit www.bard.org.
IG Winery: Yoga & Mimosas held 9:00 am at IG Winery (59 W University Blvd, Cedar City), cost is $25 for yoga & Mimosas or
$10 for yoga. Join Chelsee Robinson and IG Winery every Sunday in June, July & August for some self-acceptance yoga where all
bodies are welcome. Enjoy a one hour all levels class followed by bottomless mimosas. Reserve you spot today at
www.chelsee.yoga.
Brian Head Resort – open 9:30 am – 5:00 pm. Come up and enjoy the cool mountain air! Take a scenic lift ride on Giant Steps
Express and see scenic Southern Utah from 11,000 feet! Enjoy all of the awesome fun activities including: mountain biking, rock
climbing wall, tubing hill, archery, hiking, chair-lift rides, and bungee-tramp!
Iron Springs Sunday Brunch & History Experience held 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at Iron Springs Adventure Resort (3196 N Iron
Springs Rd, Cedar City), $119 for the full series (5 Sundays) or $29 single brunch – available at www.eventbrite.com. Enjoy
summer Sunday mornings with experts in local history, archaeology, and culture offering presentations and conversation over
brunch.

DAILY ACTIVITIES

Bowling open Sunday – Saturday at Cedar Cowling Center (421 E Highway 91, Cedar City). Regular pricing is $3.95 per game
and $2.75 rentals, there are special pricing available several days a week so be sure to visit www.cedarbowlingcenter.com or call
435-586-1383 for details. *during league bowling lanes may not be available.
Cedar Breaks National Monument – open daily from 9:00 am – 6:00 pm. Come enjoy daily interpretive talks and walks, plus
all the beauty of nature. Admission is $7 per person, interagency passes are also accepted. For additional questions please call
435-586-9451.
Frontier Homestead State Park Museum – Take a moment to Step Back in Time open daily 9:00 am – 6:00 pm and
located at 635 N Main St, Cedar City, and admission is $4 per person. Experience life on the frontier with interactive displays and
exhibits dedicated to pioneer life. Junior curator programs and backroom tours are also available. For information call 435-586-
9290.
Southern Utah Museum of Art a fine arts museum that houses artwork of regional artists from Southern Utah University, as
well as emerging and distinguished artists from around the country. Open Monday – Saturday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm and located
on the campus of Southern Utah University at (13 S 300 W, Cedar City). Admission is FREE and open to the public. For
information call 435-586-5432.
Special Exhibit: Divas and Dames: The Bright Bold Women of Digital Artist Kaitlin Mills held Daily from 9:00 am – 6:00
pm at the Frontier Homestead State Park in the new Rolling Gallery (635 N Main St, Cedar City), admission is $4 per person.
Digital artist Kaitlin Mills has always loved to illustrate her favorite heroines from literature. To see more of Kaitlin’s art visit her
website. For information call the Frontier Homestead at 435-586-9290. (ends October 12th)
SUMA: Special Exhibit – Kate Starling: A Study of Scale held Monday – Saturday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm at Southern Utah
Museum of Art – SUMA (13 S 300 W, Cedar City), admission is FREE. Kate Starling’s paintings portray the natural world and focus
on communicating a sense of place, atmosphere and dazzling light, retaining the immediacy of the painting experience. For
information call 435-586-5432. (ends July 27th)

 

The Tourism Bureau has made every effort to provide the most accurate information for this list but assumes no responsibility for errors, omissions or changes. The
events and activities listed are subject to change without notice. Please call ahead to check times, dates and location. This is a public service provided by the Cedar CityBrian Head Tourism Bureau and no endorsement of any activity or business is implied.

 

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