Highway 143 reopens after Brian Head Fire

As the Brian Head fire continues to decrease in size, roads and attractions around the mountain are reopening. National Scenic Highway 143 is now reopen on both sides, from Parowan to Panguitch, as well as lodges, restaurants and boat rentals around Panguitch Lake. “We are so grateful to the firefighters, police force and volunteers who […]

Enjoy a Festival Christmas at the Frontier Homestead State Park Museum

Christmas at the Homestead, in Cedar City, Utah

Are you looking for a fun, family friendly, affordable way to celebrate the Christmas season? How about Christmas at the Homestead — the Frontier Homestead State Park Museum, that is! The Utah Shakespeare Festival and the popular state park in Cedar City are once again partnering to provide a Christmas celebration for area residents and visitors.

UDOT Installs Signs Extending National Bike Route

The description of Utah as the “Crossroads of the West” takes on new meaning with a project recently contracted through the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT). But rather than the gold associated with the meeting of the rails, adventure seekers are now looking for green to be found along a national system of designated bike routes intended to connect the Atlantic to the Pacific.

They’ll be Bringing in the Sheep at Cedar City’s Annual Sheep Parade

Cedar City's Annual Sheep Parade, Utah

Tranquil Downtown will get a little wild and wooly on Saturday, October 29th at 10 a.m. when Cedar City’s Annual Sheep Parade herds its way down Main Street. Considered one of the most unique parades in the country, over 1,000 head of sheep will follow the historic Livestock Trail down Cedar City’s Main Street!

Access Fall Colors in Cedar City

Access Fall Colors in Cedar City and Southern Utah

It is that time of year again! As the kids get back to school and the weather starts to cool, the golden aspens and gleaming maple trees are ready to put on an extraordinary show. In southern Utah, the display of fall color is impressive and distinctive; the changing of the leaves is a sight one would not want to miss!

Celebrate 20 Years of Summer Solstice Programs at Parowan Gap

Celebrate 20 Years of Summer Solstice at Parowan Gap

June 18th marks 20 years of hosting Summer Solstice Sunset programs at Parowan Gap. Celebrate the Summer Solstice at Parowan Gap with activities throughout the day, including workshops by archaeologist Garth Norman, a BBQ dinner and the traditional sunset program at the Gap. The summer solstice program began in 1996 with museum and visitor center […]

Art in the Parks

Arts in the Parks: Explore Utah's National Parks through the Eyes of Local Artists | Visit Cedar City

Are you ready to experience the colors, shapes, and structures of Southern Utah’s National Parks in a whole new way? Ready to be inspired by the way others see and interpret the beauty of the parks? The National Park Centennial celebration is bringing with it numerous opportunities to experience nature through art with exhibitions, art […]

Summer Sun Comes Out of Its Winter Home

Before groundhogs and modern-day calendars, ancient people used the movement of the Sun through uniquely aligned rock formations to tell them of the changing seasons. This Saturday, these ancient traditions are coming to life as the Summer Sun comes out of its winter home at the Parowan Gap. During the winter, as the morning sun […]

Enjoy a Festival Christmas at the Frontier Homestead State Park Museum

Are you looking for a fun, family friendly, affordable way to celebrate the Christmas season? How about Christmas at the Homestead—the Frontier Homestead State Park Museum, that is! The Utah Shakespeare Festival and the popular state park in Cedar City are once again partnering to provide a weeklong Christmas celebration December 7 to 12 from […]