DOWNTOWN EVENTS & HAPPENINGS
Dates, times and locations are subject to change. Please check with the event organizer for up -to -date information.
May 10 Cedar City Soap Box Challenge. Held in Cedar City Downtown. Call 435-586-2770 for registration and information.
June 6 – 29 Utah Summer Games. Utah’s largest amateur sports festival held in Cedar City. Call 435-865-8421 or www.utahsummergames.org.
June 13 – 14 33rd Anniversary Paiute Restoration Gathering & POW-WOW. Held in Cedar City at the Paiute Tribal Center, FREE. Call the Paiute Tribe 435-586-1112.
June 23 – 29 Groovefest American Music and Art Festival. Held in Cedar City’s Main Street Park including a variety of musical activities and art festival (Fri & Sat). Additional activities will be held in various locations in the Downtown throughout the week. Most events are free. Call 435-867-9800 or visit www.groovefestutah.com.
June 23 – August 30 Utah Shakespeare Festival. Tony Award winning theater festival held in Cedar City; with matinee and evening performances, a FREE nightly Greenshow (summer), backstage tours, seminars, and play orientations. Plays featured this season in repertory are: ‘The Comedy of Errors,’ ‘Henry IV Part One,’ ‘Measure for Measure,’ ‘Twelfth Night,’ ‘Sense and Sensibility,’ & ‘Into the Woods.’ Call for tickets and information 1-800-PLAYTIX.
July 4 Independence Day Celebration. Cedar City Main Street Park. Visit www.scenicsoutherutah.com for specific events and activities.
July 5 Cedar City Fire Road Dirt Fondo. Cycling Event, expo in Cedar City Main Street Park and courses of 25km, 60km, and 100km races. Call 435-586-2770 or visit www.FireRoadCycling.com.
July 9 – August 9 Neil Simon Festival. Held in the Cedar City Heritage Theater. Presenting ‘Laughter on the 23rd Floor;’ ‘The Star-Spangled Girl;’ ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown;’ ‘Nunsense;’ ‘Greater Tuna (playing downstairs with no tech), and a one-night-only performance of ‘Driving Miss Daisy.’ Call 866-357-4666, 435-327-8673 or visit www.simonfest.org.
July 9 – 12 Utah Mid-Summer Renaissance Faire. Held in Cedar City Main Street Park, FREE. Call 435-531-9327, 435-586-6757 or www.umrf.net.
July 12 17th Annual July Jamboree Street Festival. Held on Cedar City’s Downtown Main Street, FREE. Call Wayne Clark 435-586-3121 or visit www.julyjamboreecc.com.
July 24 Pioneer Days Celebration. Cedar City Main Street Park Admission is FREE. Visit www.scenicsoutherutah.com for specific events and activities.
August 2 Southwest Rally Car Association Race. For information on location and registration call 435-586-2770.
September 5 – 13 Utah Shakespeare Festival Fall Season. Held in Cedar City, Friday & Saturday, at 7:30pm ‘Twelfth Night’ in the Randal L Jones Theatre (300 W University Blvd, Cedar City). Call 1-800-PLAYTIX.
September 13 Cedar Canyon Half Marathon. Downhill race starts 7am at Woods Ranch (east of Cedar City). Call 435-586-2770 or visit www.cedarcityevents.org.
September 17 – October 18 Utah Shakespeare Festival. Held in Cedar City, Tuesday – Saturday, matinee and evening performances, backstage tours, seminars, and play orientations. Plays featured this season in repertory are: ‘Twelfth Night,’ ‘Boeing Boeing,’ & ‘Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure’. Call 1-800-PLAYTIX.
September 19 – 20 American Southwest Classic Film Festival. Held in the Cedar City Heritage Center. Call 435-586-2770.
September 19 – 20 Art in the Park. Held in Cedar City’s Main Street Park, admission is FREE. Call 435-586-9290.
September 27 Pumpkin Festival. Held in Cedar City’s Main Street Park from 10am to 3pm, admission $5 per child. Call 435-586-4484.
October 24 – 26 Cedar Livestock & Heritage Festival. Cedar City’s famous Sheep Parade down Main Street. Additional authentic western activities held at the Cross Hollow Events Center (Cedar City). Call 435-586-8132 or visit www.cedarlivestockfest.com.
November 22 Story Book Holiday Parade. Held at 2pm down Cedar City Main Street, FREE. Call 435-817-3674.