Celebrate the Season with a Christmas “Chopping” Trip

Celebrate the Season with a Christmas Chopping Trip | Visit Cedar City

Celebrate the holiday season with a day playing in the snow, drinking hot coco, and adventuring to find the perfect Christmas tree in southwest Utah. Whether tree cutting is already a household tradition, or this year marks the start of a new one, a Christmas chopping trip it is a great way to get outside, explore the diverse landscapes of the Dixie National Forest and Bureau of Land Management, and spend time connecting with family.

2016 Tour of Utah Stage One Schedule of Events

2016 Tour of Utah

Zion Canyon Village to Cedar City Boil down all of the beauty found in Utah and you’d end up with something that looks a lot like Stage 1 of the 2016 Tour of Utah. Starting at Zion Canyon Village, this challenging opening stage travels through breathtaking Zion National Park and the high alpine regions of […]

Your Guide to the 4th of July

Your Guide to the 4th of July in Southern Utah, Photo by Mike Saemisch

The biggest holiday of the summer is this weekend and the Cedar City Tourism Bureau has your guide to the 4th of July events, fireworks and adventures! Brian Head Fireworks: Monday July 4th at 10pm, Brian Head Town Park Brian Head Resort’s Independence Day Extravaganza will be rocking the mountain starting July 1st. The Resort […]

Meet the Artist at the Iron County Visitor Center

December 5th is a chance to Meet the Artists featured at the Iron County Visitor Center Gift Shop. The event will give guests an exclusive chance to mingle with local artists, see their work, and purchase one of a kind pieces hand crafted in Cedar City, Utah. Open from 10-3pm, the event is free to […]

Take a Christmas Chopping Trip

Take a Christmas Chopping Trip This holiday season, spend a day with the family playing in the snow, drinking hot coco, and adventuring to find the perfect Christmas tree. Whether tree cutting is already a household tradition, or this year marks the start of a new one, it is a great way to get outside, […]

Summer Sun Goes Into Its Winter Home at Parowan Gap

The Overseer, Parowan Gap Petroglyphs

  PAROWAN, UT – At sunrise, the public can watch the Summer Sun go into its winter home as the Overseer swallows the morning sun this Saturday, November 7th, at the Parowan Gap; located 12 miles northwest of Parowan and 19 miles north of Enoch. While standing inside the Gap looking east, there is a […]

The Best Southern Utah Scenic Drives

Parowan to Panguitch | Highway SR-143 | Patchwork Parkway Byway Description: The “Patchwork” name initially came from the heroic story of an early group of pioneers whom, during the harsh winter of 1864, set out to cross the plateau from Panguitch to Parowan in search of food and supplies for their starving colony. The only way they could cross the deep snow […]

A to Z Kids Activities and Attractions for Winter

Winter is a magical time! Of course, with kids and snow, you need to be prepared.  Cover your bases.  Dress for the weather, and have some indoor options as well as outdoor fun in the snow.  We’ve made it easy for you – a bucket list for winter fun in Scenic Southern Utah: A-Z Just […]

Just The Facts

Interesting Cedar City Facts at a glance Elevation-5,857 ft- Population-28,857- Weather -APR thru SEP-OCT thru MAR Average High-78.3-50.5 Average Low-48.2-25.2 Average Rainfall (in/mo)-.09-1.1 Average Snowfall (in/mo)-1.7-5.4 Days of sunshine per year-310- Lodging rooms available-1,500- Dining Choices-82- Area Demographics Iron County Cities & Towns-Population-Website Iron County-28,857-www.ironcounty.net Brian Head-83-www.brianheadtown.utah.gov Cedar City-28,857-www.cedarcity.org Enoch-5803-www.cityofenoch.org Kanarraville-355-n/a Paragonah-488-n/a Parowan-2,790-www.parowan.org Elevation Brian […]