Plan your trip with our "Cruzzin' Utah 89 "
April: Earth Day Festival
BLM Utah will have booths from local organizations, including NPS, USFS and the BLM's Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument on Leave No Trace, animal tracks, and other land issues located on the lawn at the side of the Travel Council.
Come celebrate Earth Day! Focus is on the wise use of resources and how individuals can help conserve these resources. Poster contests at local area schools, Earth Day treasure hunt (educational activity) and many other educational activities provided by booth participants. For more information contact Lisa Church 644-4600 / 4605
April: ATV Poker Run
Weather permitting! We will have a day long family friendly ATV Poker Run of about 25 miles with riders from Kane, Coconino, Garfield, and Washington counties.
Registration will be at 9:00am at the Peekaboo trailhead on US- 89. You may buy a lunch after the ride with door prizes being given out.. You don't want to miss this ride!
For more information please contact Peggy Palmer 644-5764
at the Crescent Moon Theater in Kanab
In conjunction with National Cowboy Poetry Week
Contact Sam Jackson 899-1100
May East Zion
Artists gather at Maynard Dixon Property to work, socialize, paint the scenery of Kane County, display and sell their art. Events are open to the public and include private art show, an open house, a lecture, a Gala Event; a sit down dinner with entertainment.
Greyhound Gathering in Kanab
Greyhounds everywhere you look! Shopping with the Artisans Friday afternoon, spectator events on Saturday include a 10 AM parade of costumed hounds and handlers, greyhound idol show and a Blur-of-Fur-Run (greyhounds in motion clocked by a radar gun).
Claudia Presto (435)644-2903 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Mother's Day 10K Run in Kanab
Utah's most scenic 10K run followed by post-race refreshments and awards.
Contact Megan Smith (435)-689-0364
Opening of the North Rim
Highway 67 at Jacob Lake opens at 6 AM; gate to the park at 6:30 AM. Services available at 11 AM although Canberra will try to get the coffee shop open by 6:30.
May: Kane County Fair in East Zion
Country fair with livestock shows, home arts and crafts, produce and flowers, games, entertainment. Parade will be on the 16th and the Rodeo will be on Saturday. For more information please contact John Reese 435-648-2216 or 435-648-2420
Western Legends Round-up in Kanab
A celebration of the culture of the Old West. Wagon Train, Workshops, Film Festival, Quilt Show, Cowboy Poetry, Tent Revival, Indian Dancing and Weaving, Quick Draw Contest, Working Displays, Fiddle Contest, and a Dutch Oven Cook-off. Street Fair with art and food vendors and live cowboy music. Saturday High noon parade. Evening entertainment.
For more information call 435-644-3444 or e-mail
July: The Annual Cedar Breaks Wildflower Festival
Visitors can participate in guided hikes focusing on the flowers and how to identify them.
July: Cedar Mountain - Duck Creek Chili Cook-Off
Lots of food, live music, dancing arts and craft booths, door prize give-away's, children's crafts, duck derby in the creek and of course the chili competition.
Entries for the cook-off contest need to be in by July 19th
Contact Samantha Stadtlander at (435)682-2690 or 682-3330
August: Western Legends Roundup in Kanab
A celebration of the culture of the Old West. Wagon Train, Workshops, Film Festival, Quilt Show, Cowboy Poetry, Tent Revival, Indian Dancing, Quick Draw Contest, Working Displays, Fiddle Contest, and a Dutch Oven Cook-off. Street Fair with art and food vendors and live cowboy music. High noon parade. Evening entertainment. For more information call 435.644.3444
*Details are subject to change.
Zion National Park Mileage to Salt Lake City and Las Vegas.
Zion National Park events, Grand Staircase Events and local events in other nearby parks and monuments.
Zion National Park - North Rim Grand Canyon - Bryce Canyon
GSENM Brown Bag Programs
These programs are usually free. Call for times and topics.
Located at the Kanab GSENM Visitor Center
Celebrating the Solstice from 7pm to 8pm. Throughout history, various traditions celebrate the vernal equinox. Days grow warmer and longer, while nights are shorter. Through a Paiute story, astronomer Von Del Chamberlain will reveal the annual migrations of the sun, and how this was understood by various cultures throughout time.
You can find out more information by contacting Mary Dewitz (435) 644-4680 or Mary_Dewitz@blm.gov or www.ut.blm.gov/monument .
August: Sounds of Thunder Mountain - Kaibab Paiute Heritage Celebration on the Kaibab Paiute Indian Reservation. Pow-wow-Registration opens 11:30 AM on Saturday. Grand Entries Saturday 1:00 PM & 7:00 PM. Sunday 11:00 AM. Southern Paiute Circle Dance Singing Contest-Registration Saturday 12:00 noon. Southern Paiute Juried Art Show-Saturday 9:00 AM. Fun run/walk Saturday 7:00 AM. Free feast. Hand game. Demonstrations by the Kaibab Paiute Elders Saturday 11:00 AM. Horseshoe Tournament Saturday 10:00 AM. Fishing Derby Saturday 8:00 AM. The public is invited to attend this event. Please bring your own chairs. NO drugs or alcohol allowed.
August: Kane County Fair- in Orderville
Country fair with livestock shows, home arts and crafts, produce and flowers, games, entertainment. Parade and Rodeo on Saturday. For more information please contact John Reese 435-648-2216 or 435-648-2420