LIST OF FESTIVALS, FIESTAS, AND OTHER FUN THINGS TO DO
IN THE GRAND CIRCLE

Jan | FebMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugSeptOctNov | Dec

 

YEAR-ROUND

 

First Thursday of Every Month

First Thursday Art Walk

Durango, CO

This monthly gallery walk celebrates the art and artists of participating galleries and alternative art venues of Durango. Participating venues of FTAW host various activities and artists from 5–7pm during each event. Watch for the sidewalk signs and enjoy an evening full of arts and fun!

 

JANUARY

 

TBD January 2016

38th Annual Snowdown Parade

Durango, CO

The 2016 parade's theme will be 1980s music, movies, hair, and fashion.

www.snowdown.org

 

FEBRUARY

 

SPRING

(Annual events which happen every spring but on different dates.)

First weekend in February

Official’s Feast Day - Two days of traditional dancing in honor and recognition of the newly elected Acoma tribal officials. Held in the village of Acoma, NM.

 

Dream Catcher Half Marathon

Grand Junction, CO

Starunner Enterprises produces a half marathon course designed to give every level of runner/walker an opportunity to experience the thrill and challenge of crossing the finish line after a 13.1 mile course. This event is catered to the first-timer and seasoned athlete by providing full course support, an excellent post-race celebration, an unique finisher's medal and the opportunity to convene with other endurance enthusiasts.

http://www.starunnerenterprises.com/

 

Annual Spring Barrel Tasting

Grand Valley, CO

The Grand Valley Winery Association was formed by eight area wineries to increase the awareness of and appreciation for the unique characteristics of the Grand Valley and the wines member wineries produce.

970-255-1471

http://www.grandvalleywine.com/events.htm

MARCH

 

TBD March, 2016

Durango, CO

Annual Durango Celtic Festival

A long weekend of Celtic music and workshops.

www.durangocelticfestival.com

 

March 2-6, 2016

11th Annual Durango Film Fest

Durango, CO

Durango Film is an independent film festival committed to developing film literacy and to being a welcoming, intimate, and unique film organization that screens global, innovative, and diverse films that connect independent filmmakers, their artistic process, and their vision to the community.

www.durangofilm.org

 

March 18-20, 2016

4th Annual Durango Ragtime & Early Jazz Festival

Durango, CO

Three days of ragtime and early jazz music, silent movies, after-hours parties, mingling with the entertainers, and much more. From young to seasoned, local to international, we have a great variety of ragtime and jazz musicians lined up for a spectacular Festival.

www.durangoragtimefestival.com

 

APRIL

 

April 15-17, 2016

22nd Annual Durango Bluegrass Meltdown

Durango, CO

During the Meltdown, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to jam with other musicians – in hallways, on sidewalks, and many other locations. Don’t play? Relax and enjoy the scene!

www.durangomeltdown.com

 

April 15-17, 2016

Home & Garden Business Expo

Kingman, AZ

For your entire home, landscaping, and gardening projects, the 13th Annual Home and Garden Business Expo is the place to be. Professional demonstrations and advice for all you Do-It-Yourselfers. The Expo also features a carnival for the kids, food, games and lots of vendors.

Friday, Saturday & Sunday at the Mohave County Fairgrounds, 2600 Fairgrounds Blvd. in Kingman. Gates open at 10:00am.

928-753-2636

www.mcfafairgrounds.org

 

April 23-24, 2016

Durango Home and Ranch Show

Durango, CO

This show is very focused on the home building and remodeling industry. All vendors display only “home-related” products and services.

www.durangohrs.com

 

April 29 – May 1, 2016

Route 66 Fun Run

Kingman, AZ

The “Route 66 Fun Run” is a 3-day celebration of the namesake’s famous American Roadway with hundreds of Show Cars cruising along the longest unbroken stretch of Route 66. The “Route 66 Fun Run” rolls into Kingman on Saturday for a stop in Historic Downtown Kingman. Events center around the Kingman Visitor Center (120 W. Andy Devine Ave.), with a huge car show, entertainment, and food with a carnival atmosphere. Fun for the whole family!

928-753-5001

www.azrt66.com/

 

April 29 – May 1, 2016

HITS Weekend TriCamp

Grand Junction, CO

http://www.hitstriathlonseries.com/grand-junction-co/

 

TBD April, 2016

Annual Rumble at 18 Road

Fruita, CO

Cross Country Mountain Bike Race. This event is a Nationals qualifier! The Top 10 riders in each class and category qualify to compete in USA Cycling National Championships. Pre-registration required to race!

http://www.madracingcolorado.com/

 

TBD April, 2016

Annual Fruita Fat Tire Festival

Fruita, CO

Single-track Mountain Bike tradition. Come ride miles of pristine MTB Trails, meet MTB friends from around the world and support those who support the passion, the lifestyle and the sport we all enjoy. VIP party night, live bands under the summer stars in downtown Fruita, as well as one of the top cycling expos in the state. Celebrate hundreds of miles of World Class MTB Trails and join in the fun.

970-858-7220

http://fruitafattirefestival.com/

 

TBD April, 2016

Annual Palisade International Honey Bee Festival

Palisade, CO

Two fun-filled and educational days of celebrating the industrious honeybee. The annual outdoor festival celebration features street vendors, children's events, educational exhibitsm and live entertainment.

http://www.palisadehoneybeefest.org/

 

MAY

 

Every Saturday in May, 2016

Durango Farmers Market

Durango, CO

8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at First National Bank

www.durangofarmersmarket.com

 

May 1 annually

Saint Maria Feast Day

In the village of McCartys, NM. Feast honoring the patron saint of McCartys with traditional dances during the day and vendor booths selling art work and food.

 

May 5th annually

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at Tlaquepaque

Sedona, AZ

Mexican dishes, world-class musicians, and Annual Great Sedona Chili Cook-Off.

928-282-4838

http://www.tlaq.com

 

May 5-7, 2016

Tenth Annual Durango Wine Experience

Durango, CO

Experience three days of educational seminars, wine dinnersm and unique tastings featuring hundreds of wineries, artisan spirits, and craft beers.

www.durangowine.com

 

May 14-15, 2016

HITS Triathlon Series

Grand Junction, CO

http://www.hitstriathlonseries.com/grand-junction-co/

 

TBD May, 2016

Annual Grand Canyon Half Marathon

Grand Canyon, AZ

A gorgeous run through a dirt road in the Kaibab National Forest, and after the race, you can enjoy the park with your family and friends. Keep an eye out for Elk! There is a 1200 person cap on the race and an entry fee. http://www.grandcanyonhalfmarathon.com/

 

TBD May, 2016

Annual Desert View Cultural Demonstration Series

Grand Canyon, AZ

Interact with members of Grand Canyon National Park’s 11 traditionally associated tribes and artisans to share their history and traditional crafts at Desert View Watchtower.

928-638-7968

http://www.nps.gov/grca

 

TBD May, 2016

Annual Historic Route 66 Race for Hospice

Kingman, AZ

Walk or run along Historic Route 66 and downtown Kingman, 10K & 5K. The entry fee benefits the Kingman Regional Medical Center Foundation.

928-757-0664

http://www.azkrmc.com

 

TBD May, 2016

Annual Festival of the Arts

Kingman, AZ

The Festival is presented by the Kingman Route 66 Rotary Club Foundation at Centennial Park. More than 70 vendors sell high quality, hand-made arts and crafts, including works from painters, ceramic and mixed media artists, photographers, jewelers, and bead crafters. Live entertainment and food are available.

928-727-1909

http://www.gokingman.com/Upcoming-Eventsorhttp://www.route66rotary.com/

 

TBD May, 2016

Annual Kingman Wine and Food Festival

Kingman, AZ

Enjoy award-winning wines from Arizona wineries and food from local restaurants, and a car show at Firefighters' Park. Entry fee benefits Mohave Community College Foundation and includes a commemorative wine glass and 6 tasting tickets.

480-550-0016

http://www.kingmanwinefestival.com/

 

TBD May, 2016

Annual Sedona Jewelry, Gem and Mineral Show and Sale

Sedona, AZ

The earth’s bounty from much of the world is on display at this show. Vendors at Sedona Red Rock High School will have unique and interesting mineral specimens, crystals, gemstones, jewelry, beads, fossils, and cutting material, and artisan-created original jewelry designs.

928-554-4615

 

TBD May, 2016

Annual Northern Arizona Poker Run

Williams, AZ

Starts at Cruisers Café 66, and promotes Special Olympics and cancer awareness.

http://www.specialolympicsarizona.org/events/16th-annual-northern-arizona-poker-run

 

TBD May, 2016

Narrow Gauge Days

Durango, CO

Narrow Gauge Days! Help us celebrate as we begin another season of continuous train operation between Durango and Silverton since 1882.

http://www.durangotrain.com

 

TBD May, 2016

Animas River Days

Durango, CO

Join us for TONS of river and dry-land events including kayaking, paddle boarding, raft races, & live music!

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Animas-River-Days

 

TBD May, 2016

Durango Blues Train

Durango, CO

TheDurango Blues Trainis an exciting 3.5 hour moving musical experience providing two consecutive evenings of live blues.

www.durangobluestrain.com

 

TBD May, 2016

Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

Durango, CO

The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic was the brain child of Tom Mayer and his older brother Jim. Jim worked as a brakeman on the D & R G W railroad which had run the steam powered locomotive between Durango and Silverton since the 1880s. Tom was a young bicycle enthusiast who grew up alongside the tracks to Silverton. Tom challenged Jim to a race to Silverton. Riders still challenge the train every year.

www.ironhorsebicycleclassic.com

 

TBD May, 2016

Annual 18 Hours of Fruita @ Highline

Fruita, CO

One of the most beloved endurance events on the western slope. A fast and fun single-track lap located within the "posh environs" of Highline Lake State Park, with its green grass and warm showers, makes this a great race to kick off the season. Get your buddies together for a great weekend of racing and don't forget to check out the new "Coed Geezer" categories!

970-858-7220

http://18hrsoffruita.com/

 

TBD May, 2016

Annual JUCO Baseball World Series

Grand Junction, CO

Grand Junction is proud to have been the host of the Junior College Baseball World Series at Suplizio Field for over 50 years. JUCO draws amazing young baseball players full of talent, commitment and enthusiasm. Players, coaches, and fans are all swept up in the thrilling moments of America's pastime.

970-245-9166

www.jucogj.org

 

TBD May, 2016

Annual Downtown Art & Music Festival

Grand Junction, CO

Four days of free music on four separate stages, and juried art and craft vendors selling their work on Main Street, The Beer and Wine Garden spans the entire festival area…4 blocks of Main Street.

970-245-9697

www.downtowngj.org

 

TBD May, 2016

Annual Grand Junction Off-Road Mountain Bike Race and Community Concert

Grand Junction, CO

This three-day event features trails in the world class Lunch Loops trail system. The 15-, 30-, & 40-mile courses start and finish on Main Street in downtown Grand Junction.

520-623-1584

http://www.epicrides.com

 

TBD May, 2016

Annual Grand Valley Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, & 5K

Grand Valley, CO

The Grand Valley Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, 10K and 5K are made possible by the non-profit Mammoth Marathons. These races were designed to encourage the whole family to come and participate in a great day of activity, regardless of their interest or running ability.

http://mammothmarathons.org/grand-valley-marathon/

 

SUMMER

(Annual events which happen every summer but on different dates.)

 

TBD May-September
FREE Native American Dances
Cortez Cultural Center
25 North Market
Cortez, CO
 
 
TBD May-September 
Old West Heritage Performances
Cortez Cultural Center
25 North Market 
Cortez, CO 
 

TBD June-September 

Sounds of Summer

Page, AZ
Free Native American dancing, movies in the park, and concerts! Mondays (7:00 pm), Tuesdays (8:00 pm), Wednesdays (7:00 pm), Thursdays (8:00 pm) and Saturdays (7:00 pm). At Page City Park and Memorial Plaza.
http://www.visitpagelakepowell.com/sounds-of-summer

 

First Sunday of June, July, and August, Annually 

Hualapai Mountain Park Craft Fair & Swap Meet

Kingman, AZ

Beat the heat and travel up the mountain to Recreation Area #1. 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, free entry for shoppers.

928-681-5700

http://www.gokingman.com/

 

Every Tuesday night in June, July, and August, A

Fruita Rimrock Rodeo

Fruita, CO

Bring the whole family out for summer fun at the largest jackpot rodeo in the Western US, at Rimrock Adventures Rodeo Arena!  See your favorite cowboys and cowgirls compete in events like bull riding, roping, team roping, barrel racing, mutton bustin’ and more!

970-434-7515

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Fruita-Rim-Rock-Rodeo/147764895295176

 

Thursday evenings, 3rd week in June - 4th week in September 

Downtown Farmer’s Market

Grand Junction, CO

Over 100 artisans, musicians, and food vendors with fresh produce and fruits from the Grand Valley. Held along Grand Junction's historic Main Street, this event attracts an estimated 5,000 visitors every Thursday.

970-245-9697

www.downtowngj.org

 

June 17–September 8, 2016

Almost every day, differing times. Visit the schedule to plan times. 

Grand Junction Rockies Baseball

Grand Junction, CO

The Grand Junction Rockies are a Minor League affiliate (Short-Season Rookie) of the Colorado Rockies. The Grand Junction Rockies (GJR) are members of the Pioneer Baseball League, which consists of eight teams in Montana, Colorado, Utah, and Idaho.

http://www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t4364

 

June 27 – October 22, 2016

Utah Shakespeare Festival

Cedar City, UT

The Utah Shakespeare Festival presents life-affirming classic and contemporary plays in repertory, with Shakespeare as their cornerstone. These plays are enhanced by interactive festival experiences which entertain, enrich, and educate. The 2016 play lineup is: Much Ado About Nothing, Henry V, The Three Musketeers, The Cocoanuts, The Odd Couple, Marry Poppins, Julius Cesar, Murder for Two, and The Greenshow. Different shows run through different dates. Check the schedule for show times. 

1-800-PLAYTIX

bard.org

 

 

JUNE

 

Entire Month

June is Colorado Bike Month

 

TBD June 2016

Ninth Annual Sedona Bluegrass Festival

Sedona, AZ

A full week of bluegrass activities at los Abigados Resort and Spa Creekside, including concerts in art galleries, bluegrass BBQ, bluegrass documentary movie at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre, a bluegrass workshop for youth, community jam session, and an afternoon of concerts featuring some of the world's best bluegrass and acoustic bands. Food and snacks will be available at the venue.

$25-40, noon to 6:00 pm.

928-204-2415

http://www.SedonaBluegrassFestival.org

 

June 4, 2016

Annual It’s About Time Car Show

Kingman, AZ

5:30 p.m. Classic cars, including unfinished, un-primered, rusted, and dented classic vehicles, will be exhibited at the Kingman Visitor Center. Unique awards, unique categories.

928-753-8558or 928-753-3954

www.GoKingman.com

 

June 2-4, 2016

Moab Canyonlands Rodeo

Moab, UT

Doors open at 5:30, Rodeo starts at 7 p.m. 

www.moabcanyonlandsrodeo.com

 

June 4, 2016

Moab Canyonlands Rodeo Parade 

Moab, UT

Parade starts at 10 a.m. in celebration of the rodeo, and goes down Main Street south of Center Street.  

www.moabcanyonlandsrodeo.com

 

June 9, 2016

Utah Summer Games Grand Opening Ceremonies

Cedar City, UT

8:30 p.m. Join us for the Parade of Athletes, live music, fireworks, and a special torch lighting by Britton Shipp at the Eccles Coliseum. Tickets can be purchased at tbirdtickets.com or the SUU Centrum Box Office. The games run from June 1-19, 2016.

435-865-8421

www.utahsummergames.org

 

June 10-12, 2016

Annual Paiute Restoration Gathering & POW-WOW

Cedar City, UT

A celebration of the federal restoration of the Paiute Tribe.

435-586-9433 or 435-586-1112

http://www.utahpaiutes.org/powwow/

 

June 10-12, 2016

Palisade Bluegrass & Roots Music Festival

Palisade, CO

The Palisade Bluegrass and Roots Music Festival is held right on the banks of the Colorado River in Riverbend Park. Palisade is known as the Peach and Wine Capital of Colorado, with the state's greatest concentration of wineries/vineyards and orchards, making it an ideal location for a weekend music festival. Local wines, micro-brews, food, and artisans are ready to help make this the perfect weekend. 

www.palisademusic.com

 

June 4-11, 2016

Annual Grand Canyon Star Party

Grand Canyon South Rim

Sponsored by National Park Service and the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association. Amateur astronomers from across the country will be volunteering their expertise, numerous telescopes will be set up to view. Slide show at 8:00 pm.

928-638-7967

http://www.nps.gov/grca or http://tucsonastronomy.org/gcsp.html

 

TBA June 2016

Wild West Weekend

Williams, AZ

Party on the Plaza with food, beer and wine gardens, music, vendors, and fun activities. Saturday is the Grand Canyon Railway Train Day, with the Cataract Rambler and its 4960 Steam Engine; model trains, tractors, and cars; and photo displays. Thursday through Sunday, the Cowpunchers Reunion Rodeo offers roping, bronc riding, team tying, and steer riding.

928-635-1418

http://www.thetrain.com or http://www.ExperienceWilliams.com

 

June 16-19, 2016

Country Jam USA Music Festival

Mack, CO

Four full days of country music. 2016 lineup includes: Zac Brown Band, Blake Shelton, Brad Paisley, Lee Bryce, Trace Adkins. 

1-800-780-0526

www.countryjam.com

 

June 17-19, 2016

Annual Cowpunchers Reunion Rodeo

Williams, AZ

At the Williams Rodeo Grounds, the real working cowboys get together and put on a big rodeo for themselves. Rodeo performances start daily at 1:00 pm, and there are dances on Friday and Saturday.

928-853-6495

http://www.ExperienceWilliams.com or http://www.azcowpunchers.com

 

TBA June 2016

Annual Chili Cook-Off

Kingman, AZ

Located at Hualapai Mountain Resort, the Cook-off features music, chili tasting, and prizes to the best chili cooks. Come join the fun.

928-757-3545

http://www.gokingman.com/

 

June 18, 2016

Annual Durango Motor Expo Classic Car show

Durango, CO

The Durango Old Car Club is a group of car enthusiasts from all walks of life with a common love of all things automobile. The proceeds of the show are given to local charities.

www.durangooldcarclub.org

 

June 18, 2015

Summer Solstice Sunset Observation

Parowan Gap, UT

7:30 p.m. Bring your own chair, watch the sun set down the "zipper glyph." 

435-463-3735

 

June 20-26, 2016

Groovefest American Music and Art Festival

Cedar City, UT

435-867-9800

www.groovefestutah.com

 

JULY

 

July 3, 2016

Ute Mountain Casino Fireworks Display 

Ute Mountain Casino, Towaoc, CO

Annual fireworks show.

www.utemountaincasino.com

 

July 3-4, 2015

2nd Open Show Rodeo

Page Lake Powell, AZ

Located at the Vermillion Cliffs Arena, this exciting rodeo features top cowboys and cowgirls in the bareback riding, steer wrestling, saddle bronc riding, tie down roping, ladies' barrel racing, ladies' break away roping, senior break away roping, and bull riding events.

928-522-3296

http://www.visitarizona.com/events-calendar/2nd-annual-page-lake-powell-open-show-rodeo-07-03-2015
 
July 3-5, 2015

World Series of Team Roping Qualifier

Williams, AZ

At Williams Rodeo grounds.

928-692-8465

http://ExperienceWilliams.com

 

July 4, 2015

4th of July Celebration

Grand Canyon, AZ

4thof July Parade and bar-b-que with band fromnoon until 6:00 pm

928-638-2673

 

July 4, 2015

4th of July Fireworks Show

Kingman, AZ

A family festival and fireworks show, with games, contests, food, and vendors, at the Mohave County Fairgrounds, from 3:00 to 9:00 pm.

928-753-2636

http://www.mcfafairgrounds.org

 

July 4, 2015

Fourth of July Activities

Page, AZ
The Chamber Page Lake Powell presents a real firecracker of a day starting with a parade at
11:00 am and activities at John C. Page Memorial Park afterwards. Then, the skies of Page light up with a heart-pumping fireworks display!

928-645-2741

www.pagechamber.com

 

July 4, 2015

Antique Tractor Pull

Page, AZ

The Tractor Pull will be located behind the Big Water Trading Post (corner of Coppermine Rd. & Hwy 98) with tests of strengths of tractors of days gone by, machine parts, arts and crafts, and great food.

928-645-3962

 

July 4, 2015

July 4th Laser Light Show and Concert

Sedona, AZ

Have a picnic on the cool grass at Sedona Red Rock High School and listen to an upbeat live concert. Water games offered, and a 15 minute patriotic themed laser light show will begin at the bottom of each hour in the Performing Arts Center. 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

http://www.SedonaAZ.gov/Park

 

July 4, 2015

Hometown 4th of July Parade

Williams, AZ

An “All American Holiday” with one of the biggest parades in Northern Arizona, at 6:00 pm.

http://www.ExperienceWilliams.com

 

July 4, 2015

Independence Day Celebration

Durango, CO

Events all day include a parade on Main Avenue, followed by a street dance and fireworks.
http://www.durango.org/events/event/4th-of-july

 

July 4, 2015

Independence Day Celebration

Grand Junction, CO

Parade & Fireworks at Stocker Stadium in downtown Grand Junction.

970-245-9697

www.downtowngj.org

 

July 4, 2015

4th of July Festival

Blanding, UT

Parade, vendor booths, concert, and fireworks.

1-800-574-4386 or 435-587-3235 x5006

 

July 4 – July 19, 2015

Annual Wildflower Festival

Cedar Breaks National Monument, UT

Every summer Cedar Breaks is treated to a spectacular display of wildflowers, including cushion phlox, kittentails, aspen bluebells, scarlet paintbrushes, Colorado columbines, little sunflowers, elkweeds, and many more. Cedar Breaks celebrates this colorful show with an annual Wildflower Festival.

435-586-9451 or435-586-0787

www.nps.gov/cebr

 

July 4, 2016
 
 
Annual Cortez Rotary Fireworks Display
 
Centennial Park
Cortez, CO
 
970-565-3414
 

July 7-11, 2015

Utah Mid-Summer Renaissance Faire

Cedar City, UT

Games, crafts, entertainment, and excitement at Cedar City's

Main Street Park.

435-531-9327 or435-586-6757

www.umrf.net

 

July 8 – August 8, 2015

Neil Simon Festival

Cedar City, UT

The Neil Simon Festival provides accessible, entertaining theatrical experiences that excite the imagination and nourish a lifelong passion for the theatre.  It presents the works of playwright Neil Simon and his contemporaries as well as fosters the development of new American plays that follow the Simon tradition of character-driven plots and comic introspection into the American experience.

435-267-0194 or 1-866-357-4666

www.simonfest.org

 

July 10–12, 2015

Colorado Lavender Festival

Palisade, CO

Colorado Lavender Festival

The Lavender Association of western Colorado is proud to host Colorado's ONLY lavender festival in historic downtown Palisade, CO just 15 miles to the east of Grand Junction off I-70.

http://www.coloradolavender.org/events/festival

 

July 11, 2015

18th Annual July Jamboree Street Festival

Cedar City, UT

Cedar City's Historic Downtown Main Street will be closed off for this event, which will feature live bands, vendors of all kinds, including food, and a Great Car Show.

www.julyjamboree.com

 

July 12, 2015

Cam Bam!

Kingman, AZ

A 5K obstacle course at Mohave Community College; BBQ and refreshments follow. There is also a family and friends 5K bike ride. Entry fee, 6:30 am.

928-757-2800

http://www.active.comorhttp://www.gokingman.com/

 

July 14–18, 2015

Annual Mesa County Fair

Grand Junction, CO

Pioneer Day The Mesa County Fair is an annual celebration of the county, and its residents, community, and history. The fair promotes the diversity of the area, features family-oriented entertainment, educational opportunities, and showcases local products and services. 

970-256-1528

www.MesaCountyFair.com

 

July 29-31, 2016
 
Mancos Days
 
Boyle Park
Mancos, CO
 
970-533-7434
 

July 24, 2015

Pioneer Days Celebration

Cedar City, Enoch, Parowan, and Paragonah, UT

Pioneer Day is an official holiday celebrated annually in Utah. It commemorates the entry of Brigham Young and the first group of Mormon pioneers into the Salt Lake Valley on July 24, 1847. Parades, fireworks, rodeos, and other festivities help commemorate the event.

http://www.utahfairsandevents.org/members-1/2014-event-members

 

July 24, 2015

Annual Main Street Mile

Cedar City, UT

The Main Street Mile is a one-mile race/walk that begins at Smith’s and ends at theMain Street Park.

435-865-9223

 

July 24-25, 2015

Pioneer Day Festival

Monticello, UT

Parade, vendor booths, tractor pull, and fireworks.

www.sanjuancountychamber.com/events 

 


July 25, 2015

11th Annual National Day of the American Cowboy Celebration

Sedona, AZ

Enjoy “a whole lot of cowboy goins on” in uptown Sedona, with gunfights, roping, cowboy action shooting, historical re-enactments, musical revues, storytelling, poetry, cowboy/cowgirl outfit contest, country musicm and performances, Free, 11:00 am to 8:00 pm.

928-204-2390

http://www.sedonamainstreet.com

 

July 25–26, 2015

First Annual Car Show

Brian Head, UT

Come and see some of the coolest rides in the first annual car show. Music, food, beer and the nicest rides around.

1-866-930-1010

 

July 29-August 6, 2016
 
Montezuma County Fair
 
Montezuma County Fairgrounds
30100 US Hwy 160
Cortez, CO
 
Come enjoy the fair and experience local services and vendors. 
 
970-565-3123
www.montezumacountyfair.com

 

August 5-7, 2016
 
Cortez Rendezvous Hot Air Balloon Rally
 
Parque de Vida
Cortez, CO
 
505-977-2679
www.mesaverdecountry.com
 

July 31 – August 1

Festival of Flavors

Brian Head, UT

Beer festival featuring local breweries.

1-866-930-1010

 

July 31 - August 2, 2015

Annual Sedona Hummingbird Festival

Sedona, AZ

Presentations and tours will be offered by hummingbird experts in many interest areas: science, gardening, photography, conservation, and regional species studies, at the Sedona Performing Arts Center. Entry fee.

800-529-3699

http://www.sedonahummingbirdfestival.com/

 

July 31 - August 8, 2015

San Juan County Fair

Monticello, UT

Little Texas performs Thursday, August 7th at 7:00 pm. Exhibits, youth rodeo, mud bog, 3D archery shoot, and junior livestock.

http://www.sanjuancountyfair.com/General_Fairgrounds_Info.html

 

 

AUGUST

 
 

August 8-9, 2015

19th Annual Cool Country Cruise-in & Route 66 Festival

Williams, AZ

Classic car show with more than 200 cars; trophies for various classes.

928-635-1418

http://www.ExperienceWilliams.comorhttp://www.route66place.com

 

August 10 annually

San Lawrence Feast Day

In the village of Acomita, NM. Feast honoring the Saint Lawrence with traditional dances during the day and vendor booths selling art work and food.

 

August 12-13, 2016

Escalante Days 

 

Flander's Park
Dolores, CO
 
Come enjoy food, music, vendors, and shopping!
 
970-882-4015
DoloresChamber.com

 

August 13, 2016
 
George Geer Memorial Car Show 
 
Centennial Park
Cortez, CO

 

Come experience a car show, food, vendors, and music. 
 

 

August 13–16, 2015

47th Annual Palisade Peach Festival

Palisade, CO

It's peach mania: plenty of great food, entertainment, contests, and activities for kids, and opportunities to explore Palisade via self-guided tours, guided tours, and outdoor recreation. Satisfy your hunger for local and authentic with delicious peach products: from pies to ice cream, preserves to salsas, peach brandy and wine to virgin peach daiquiris, not to mention bushels of just picked fresh peaches… all in a very scenic setting.

http://palisadepeachfest.com

 

August 19–23, 2015

UFO Fest

Cedar City, UT

Events include star party/Astronomy Fest at­ Cedar Breaks National Monument; vendor booths at Main Street Park; alien UFO parade down Main Street; Sci­Fi Film Festival; caravan camping trip to Rachel, Nevada, near Area 51; keynote speakers; and cowboys and aliens.
435-531-9944

 

August 19-21, 2016

Ute Mountain Casino Pow-Wow

Ute Mountain Casino, Towaoc, CO

www.utemountaincasino.com 

 

 
 
August 27, 2016
 
Reach Out Gospel Music Festival 
 
Cortez City Park
928 East Main, Cortez, CO
 
 

August 22–23, 2015

Stories of the Past Festival & Park Anniversary Celebration

Cedar Breaks National Monument, UT

Events focus on indigenous cultures, including the Southern Paiutes, and their history and connection to the park and the region. At 12:00 pm, Sunday, August 23, the park's 82ndanniversary will be celebrated with birthday cake and a reading of the proclamation that created Cedar Breaks National Monument.

435-586-9451 or 435-586-0787

www.nps.gov/cebr

 

August 22–31, 2015

Iron County Fair

Parowan, UT

5K run, dances, demolition derby, exhibits, horseshoe toss and more.

435-477-8380

www.IronCountyFair.net

 

August 25-28, 2016
 
FREE Admission to Mesa Verde National Park 
 
Cortez, CO
 

 

August 28, 29, 2015

Sedona Bike & Brew

Sedona, AZ

Open to mountain bikers of all ages and skill levels, race or just have fun on a six-mile track over 18 golf course holes at Sedona Golf Resort. Categories include Pro and Sport (less-competitive) divisions for men and women, a junior division for ages 13-17, ages 6-12 and ages 6 and under.

http://www.sedonagolfresort.com/race

 

August 29, 2015

17th Annual San Juan Brewfest 
Durango, CO

51 breweries bring you their best beer, and bands play for your enjoyment.

http://sanjuanbrewfest.com/

 

August, 30, 2015

Arizona Trail North Rim Half Marathon and Tator Tot Trot 7 Mile

Jacob Lake, AZ

Course includes smooth, well-graded forest service roads and the Arizona Trail’s easiest, softest running tread. The loop crosses through an idyllic forest of spruce, pine, and aspen; shallow ponds, springs, and limestone canyons; and breathtaking views of Marble Canyon, Vermilion Cliffs, Saddle Mountain Wilderness, House Rock Valley, and Navajo Mountain. Tator Tot Trot completes an out-and-back and passes along the Tator Canyon valley floor. 9:00 am.

http://www.aztrail.org/halfmarathon_northrim/orhttp://arizonaroadracers.com/

 

 

SEPTEMBER

 

September 1-12, 2015

32nd Annual Grand Canyon Music Festival

Grand Canyon South Rim

This annual series of evening concerts at the Shrine of the Ages Auditorium features musicians from around the country, from jazz to classical. Entry fee, 7:30 pm.

928-638-9215or 800-997-8285

http://www.grandcanyonmusicfest.org

 

September 3-4, 2016

Trail of the Ancients Geotourism Fair 

Mesa Verde National Park, Cortez, CO

970-529-4465

www.nps.gov/meve

 

September 9-20, 2015

7th Annual Grand Canyon Celebration of Art

Grand Canyon, AZ

A unique opportunity to view and purchase high-quality Grand Canyon art, features a juried art competition and show; plein air artists painting on the rim; and a Quick Draw event. See works of some of the best master artists in the nation as they seek to capture the beauty of the timeless Grand Canyon landscape on canvas. Free.

http://www.grandcanyon.org

 

September 11-12, 2015

Colorado Pork ‘n Hops BBQ Challenge

Grand Junction, CO

Buy barbeque from award-winning cooking teams! Enjoy your favorite micro brews from around the region, listen to some of your favorite local bands as well as big name headliners!

http://kekbfm.com/pork-n-hops/

 

September 11–12, 2015

Great American Stampede

Cedar City, UT

435-586-2424

 

September 11-13, 2015

Utah Navajo Fair

Bluff, UT

Parade, Ms Utah Navajo Fair Pageant, rodeo.

http://utahnavajofair.org/ 

 

September 11-19, 2015

Utah Shakespeare Festival Limited Fall Season

Cedar City, UT

The Utah Shakespeare Festival presents life-affirming classic and contemporary plays in repertory, with Shakespeare as their cornerstone. These plays are enhanced by interactive festival experiences which entertain, enrich, and educate.  

1-800-PLAYTIX

bard.org

 

September 12, 2015

42nd Annual Fiesta del Tlaquepaque

Sedona, AZ

Mexican-style celebration, with piñatas, strolling mariachi bands, folklorico dance groups, flamenco/classical guitarists, artists, and food. Headlining the Fiesta is mosaico flamenco, one of the most innovative & inspiring new acoustic flamenco groups in the USA. 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Free

928-282-4838

http://www.tlaq.com/

 

September 12-13, 2015

Arizona Junior Rodeo

Williams, AZ

This rodeo is for children ages 4-18. This is a pre-registration event, competing in calf roping, team roping, barrel racing, poles, goat tying, steer riding, and more. 8:00 am. Free.

602-538-8823

http://experiencewilliams.com/orhttp://arizonajuniorrodeo.com

 

September 18-19, 2015

High School Rodeo

Cedar City, UT

435-865-9223

 

September 19-20, 2015

2nd Annual R’Oktoberfest & Car Show

Brian Head, UT

This event features bands, German food, a classic car show, crafts, children's activities, and ales from breweries.

435-677-2029

www.brianheadtown.utah.gov

 

September 17-20, 2015

69thAnnual Mohave County Fair

Kingman, AZ

Come and join in on the fun and excitement at the Mohave County Fair 2015, located at the Mohave County Fairgrounds (2600 Fairgrounds Blvd.) in Kingman. A countywide fair livestock & crafts exhibits, live entertainment, tons of vendors, carnival, and much more!

928-753-2636

http://www.mcfafairgrounds.orgorhttp://arizonafairs.com

 

September 17-20, 2015

24th Annual Colorado Mountain Winefest

Palisade, CO

The Colorado Mountain Winefest is the premier Colorado wine celebration in the state, bringing dozens of local wineries to celebrate our award-winning wines and growing industry. With 50 Colorado wineries in attendance and a few thousand close friends to share unlimited sips, it’s the kind of perfect day that makes everyone wish they lived here. The daylong event in Riverbend Park features live entertainment, unlimited wine samples, a commemorative tasting glass, wine tote and the chance to buy wine directly from the winemakers.  There are also arts and crafts and food vendors.

http://coloradowineexperience.com/colorado-wine-festivals/

 

September 18-20, 2015

CPRA Pro Rodeo Finals

Grand Junction, CO

This rodeo brings you the best of the best from the Colorado Professional Rodeo Association, all doing their best to win the Championship Buckle! We strive to bring the best family entertainment at an affordable price. Held at the Mesa County Fairgrounds at Veterans Memorial Park.

http://www.gjrodeo.com/gjr/

 

September 19, 2015

22nd Annual Tour de Vineyards Bicycle Tour

Grand Valley, CO

This 25-mile ride through the vineyards of the Western Slope (on paved roads with a few hills) gives cyclists an opportunity to pass by the area’s wineries, as well as acres of fruit orchards prior to the Colorado Mountain Winefest “Festival in the Park”.

http://www.tourdevineyards.com

 

September 20 annually

Tour de Acoma 

This is a 100, 50 and 25-mile bike challenge covering some of the most breathtaking lands on the Acoma and Laguna Pueblo reservations. An all-paved course that offers both the experienced and recreational cyclist a challenging and rare opportunity to ride through normally restricted tribal lands, this competitive course features opportunities for high speed racing as well as defying uphill endurance tests.

 

September 20-21, 2015

21st Annual Autumn Arts Festival

Durango, CO

The festival is a well-loved and attended community event, known for the quality of fine art and fine craft and a friendly atmosphere for both its artists and its guests. The festival showcases up to 90 fine artists and fine craftspeople from around the country, as well as local musicians and performers from the 2nd Avenue Stage. Free.

www.durangoarts.org

 

September 20-26, 2015

Grand to Grand Ultra

Grand Canyon North Rim, AZ

A unique event, the first and only self supported stage footrace in North America. Challenge yourself in the company of an international group of participants who are all eager to complete a 160-mile world-class course. Starts in Arizona, ends in Utah.

http://www.g2gultra.com/

 

September 24-October 31, 2015

Utah Shakespeare Festival

Cedar City, UT

The Utah Shakespeare Festival presents life-affirming classic and contemporary plays in repertory, with Shakespeare as their cornerstone. These plays are enhanced by interactive festival experiences which entertain, enrich, and educate.  

1-800-PLAYTIX

bard.org

 

September 25-27, 2015

101st Annual Fruita Fall Festival

Fruita, CO

This celebration of the Fruita harvest has grown to encompass much of downtown Fruita, with a carnival, crafts, food, music, and other attractions.

970-858- 3894

www.fruitafallfestival.com.

 

September 25-27, 2015

Annual Best of the West on Route 66 Festival

Kingman, AZ

The Festival in Locomotive Park opens with new inductions to the Route 66 Walk of Fame and includes free concerts and entertainment, craft and food vendors, acclaimed Route 66 authors, and artists and collectors.

www.route66kingmanfestival.com

 

September 26, 2015

44th Annual Andy Devine Days Parade

Kingman, AZ

The 44th Annual Andy Devine Days Parade will start at 10:00 am at Locomotive Park and proceed through the heart of historic downtown Kingman along Beale Street.

928-757-7919

http://www.cityofkingman.gov/pages/depts/parks/happenings.asp 

 

September 26, 2015

Man Against Machine Bicycle Race

Williams, AZ

Race the Grand Canyon Railway train on your bike...see who wins!

928-220-5243

http://experiencewilliams.com/

 

September 26, 2015

Annual Downtown Grand Junction Car Show

Grand Junction, CO

Main Street rumbles with the sound of hundreds of motors as participants pour into Downtown Grand Junction for the annual Downtown Car Show. Vehicle owners display antique cars, muscle cars, classic cars, and motorcycles.

970-245-9697

http://www.downtowngj.org

 

September 26, 2015

Moonlight Mile Race

Grand Junction, CO

The course for this night race encompasses 2 loops through protected wetlands areas. Watch the moon rise over the Grand Mesa.  The course will be dark by the middle of the race with solar lights lighting course changes and challenges.

http://www.starunnerenterprises.com/mm_home.html

 

September 26-27, 2015

31st Annual Andy Devine Days PRCA Rodeo 2015

Kingman, AZ

Professional Cowboys Association at the Mohave County Fairgrounds (2600 Fairgrounds Blvd.).  Gates open at 11:00am, rodeo kicks off at 1:00 pm. 

http://www.kingmanrodeo.org/

 

September 26-27, 2015

Sedona WineFest 2015

Sedona, AZ

This two-day wine festival celebrates the wine growing industry of Arizona and will feature great wines from the Verde Valley, Prescott, and southern Arizona. Enjoy Sedona cuisine, live music, vendors, an exclusive premium wine area, and enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views of the majestic red rocks. 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.

928-284-8657

http://www.sedonawinefest.com/

 

September 26-27, 2015

Fall Nature Festival

Cedar Breaks National Monument, UT

Cedar Breaks National Monument and the surrounding area is one of the top ten places to experience fall colors in the United States. Special events include activities and workshops.

435-586-9451 or 435-586-0787

www.nps.gov/cebr

 

September 27-28, 2015

Durango Oktoberfest

Durango, CO

Music, food, beer, art, and a family-friendly atmosphere.

http://www.oktoberfestdurango.com/

 

TBA September, 2015

8th Annual Celebrate Wildlife Day

Grand Canyon, AZ

Opportunities for visitors to learn about the work of wildlife biologists and about the unique wildlife found in Arizona and the Grand Canyon area. Free outdoor programs, family friendly activities, exhibits, and live animal demonstrations at the Grand Canyon Visitor Center

 

OCTOBER

 

October 2-5, 2015

27th Annual Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering

Durango, CO

A celebration of the rich culture and heritage of the American cowboy,
The Gathering is an exciting, fun-filled event with evening performances and Saturday daytime sessions. Poets and musicians from throughout the country grace our intimate stage at The Strater Theater, performing classic and contemporary poems and songs that will bring tears to your eyes and keep you in stitches.

www.durangocowboygathering.org

 

October 3, 2015

Tour of the Moon Cycling Classic

Colorado National Monument, CO

This grand cycling classic is considered one of the premier recreational road rides in the western United States. The breath-taking, high desert scenery and beautiful roads of the Colorado National Monument make this an epic day of cycling!

303-282-9020

http://www.tourofthemoon.com/.

 

October 3-18, 2015

Pumpkin Patch Train

Williams, AZ

Ride the Grand Canyon Railway from the Williams Depot to the Pumpkin Patch, where you'll de-board, and children 2-15 can select that special pumpkin. Besides enjoying the train, there are a free hay bale maze, coloring, and crafts at the Williams Depot. Pumpkin pie, caramel apples, hot apple cider, and hot chocolate will be available. Entry fee.

800-843-8724

http://www.thetrain.com

 

October 4-5, 2015

Apple Days

Durango, CO

An all day, free, family festival.

www.growingpartners.org

 

 

October 10, 2015

Fall Fest in the Park and Hot Rodders Car Show

Parowan, UT

Great Pumpkin Costume Parade, entertainment, craft vendors, bounce house, games, food, car show, and a costume parade with prizes for the best costume & biggest pumpkin.

435-477-8190or 435-477-9022

 

October 10, 2015

New Harmony Apple Festival

New Harmony, UT

Food, carnival games, rock wall, mechanical bull, vendors from local businesses, bake sale, and the famous New Harmony apples.

435-238-0334

 

October 10-11, 2015

Grand Junction Air Show 2015

Grand Junction, CO

The U. S. Air Force Thunderbirds Aerial Demonstration Team will perform at the Grand Junction Regional Airport. Each day that will include a wide variety of crowd pleasers from military and non-military aircraft.

info@gjairshow.com or http://www.gjairshow.com/

 

October 10-12, 2015

8th Annual Durango Heritage Celebration

Durango, CO

This event commemorates Durango's colorful and diverse history, this year focusing primarily on the period from the town's incorporation in 1881 through the roaring 20s. A large number of event-goers will be dressed in authentic period attire throughout the celebration, although costuming is generally optional.

www.durangoheritagecelebration.org


October 15-22, 2015

Frontier Homestead – Haunted Homestead

Cedar City, UT

435-586-9290

 

October 16-18, 2015

Pickin’ in the Vines” Kingman Bluegrass Festival

Kingman, AZ

Listen to some of your favorite blue grass bands at the Stetson Winery in an intimate setting among cabernet, chardonnay, merlot, and zinfandel grapevines. Nestled in a beautiful, high desert valley, the Stetson is the only vineyard, winery, and event center on Arizona’s Historic Route 66. Eight to ten bands will perform, and master classes, food, and merchandise vendors will be available. Camping is available.

928-692-3329or 714-713-1364

www.kingmanbluegrassfestival.com/

 

October 17, 2015

3rd Annual Lake Powell Half Marathon

Page, AZ

Starts at the Lake Powell National Recreation Center at 6:30 am.

949-295-3302

http://www.thelakepowellhalf.com/

 

October 17-18, 2015

Survivalist/Preppers Expo "Back to the Land"

Kingman, AZ

Information and Items offered for surviving natural disasters, off-the-grid living, gardening and food storage, water purification, medical supplies, all types of solar devices...everything for self-sufficiency, being prepared for any emergency, and "Back to the Land" farming and ranching lifestyle. Very interesting variety of vendors, display booths, and seminars, and great prizes!

At the Mohave County Fairgrounds (2600 Fairgrounds Blvd.) starting at 9:00 am.

928-727-3300

deborah@kingmanexpos.com

http://kingmanexpos.com/

 

October 17-24, 2015

11th Annual Plein Air Festival

Sedona, AZ

On Main Street in Uptown Sedona, see more than 20 nationally- and locally- recognized plein air artists creating paintings of their surroundings. Free.

928-204-2390or 928-282-3809

http://www.sedonaartscenter.com

 

October 20-24, 2015

3rd Annual Marigold Mural Project for Dia de Los Muertos

Sedona, AZ

Visitors and community members can honor the loss of loved ones in their lives and connect with one another though art and public expression. The public is invited to paint on the mural at Tlaquepaque during this happy and colorful celebration where death takes on a lively, friendly expression. Free.

http://www.tlaq.com

 

October 23-25, 2015

Cedar Livestock & Heritage Festival

Cedar City, UT

Events include the draft horse show and pull, the “power horse” tractor-driving demo, vintage car show, heritage crafts and activities, sheep wagon show, Dutch Oven cooking contest, vendors and education booths, Cowboy poetry and music, a dirt dance, a quilt show, art contest, antique tractor show and pull, and of course our wonderful Sheep parade.

435-586-8132

www.cedarlivestockfest.com

 

October 24, 2015

9th Annual Fall Festival

Kingman, AZ

Centennial  Park, traditional Halloween activities, youth costume contest, carnival game booths, pie eating contest, cupcake walk, candy in the hay, 1-5 pm,928-753-6106orhttp://www.gokingman.com/

 

October 24, 2015

Halloween Spooktacular

Cedar City, UT

435-865-9223

 

October 31, 2015

11th Annual Hallelujah Night Festival

Cedar City, UT

5:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Eccles Coliseum West Parking Lot (SUU Campus, 800 W 200 S). Everyone is invited.

435-327-2287

 

October 2-5, 2015

9th Annual Page Antique Tractor Pull and Machine Show

Page, AZ

Blacksmithing and other demonstrations, lots of old iron displays, more tractors and old iron items to swap, raffle and silent auction at Big Lake Trading Post.

928-645-3962

http://pagetractorpull.blogspot.comorhttp://pagetractorclub.com/

 

October 10-11, 2015

25th Annual Sedona Arts Festival & Artist Invitational

Sedona, AZ

150 new and returning fine artists from across the country assemble at Redrock High School. Also live entertainment, Kidzone, food, and the Sedona Visual Artists’ Coalition. Entry fee, Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

928-204-9456

http://www.SedonaArtsFestival.org  

 

October 24, 2015

8th Annual Powell3 Triathlon

Page, AZ

This USAT sanctioned race is set at Wahweap Marina. Swim 1500 meters, bike 24 miles, run 6.2 miles; or swim 750 meters, bike 12 miles, and run 3.1 miles. The course covers a beautiful sandstone course with a great view of Lake Powell. Entry fee. Starts at 8:00 a.m.

801-355-4940

http://www.powell3.com

 

October 31, 2015

Downtown Spooktacular

Main Street, Grand Junction

970-245-9697

www.downtowngj.org

 

TBD October, 2015

2015 Tuuvi Gathering

Moenkopi, AZ

Enjoy the Native food, social dances performed by dancers from many tribes, and authentic Native American arts & crafts from artists throughout the American southwest, at Legacy Inn Conference Center.

http://www.experiencehopi.com/

 

NOVEMBER

 

November 2-6, 2015

4th Annual John Wayne’s Monument Valley Ride

Monument Valley, AZ

This four-day horseback ride in the heart of the Navajo Tribal Park includes horses, tack, wranglers, Navajo guide/historian, meals, and "period-clothing".

Reservations needed.

http://great-american-adventures.com/

 

November 5-8, 2015

13th Annual Page Lake Powell Hot Air Balloon Regatta

Page, AZ

Balloons lift off and float over the Lake Powell area. The Regatta includes a Balloon Glow and Street Fair.

http://www.pageregatta.comorhttps://www.facebook.com/pages/Page-Lake-Powell-Hot-Air-Balloon-Regatta/243790538985996

 

 November 7, 2015

11th Annual Mohave County Veterans Parade

Kingman, AZ

The parade honors all military veterans of all U.S. wars, plus law enforcement officers, firefighters, and EMTs. 10:00 a.m.

928-757-9191

http://www.gokingman.com/orhttp://www.mohavecountyveteransparade.org/

 

November 7, 2015

Rim Rock Marathon

Grand Junction, CO

This 26-mile point-to-point marathon runs along Rim Rock Drive through the Colorado National Monument, to the finish line at James M. Robb Colorado River State Park. Music and food vendors will be located at the State Park.

970-248-1469

http://www.rimrockmarathon.com

 

November 7, 2015

Overseer Swallowing the Summer Sun

Parowan Gap, UT

Archeoastronomy event.

435-463-3735

 

November 11, 2015

Annual SUU Veterans Day Breakfast & Observance Program

Cedar City, UT

435-586-1901

 

November 14-15, 2015

Kingman Cancer Care Arts and Crafts Fair 2015

Kingman, AZ

This annual craft show is a great way to start your Christmas shopping and help support the Kingman Cancer Care Unit. This show features many vendors, original arts, crafts, and food. At the Mohave County Fairgrounds (2600 Fairgrounds Boulevard). Free. 

 

November 26, 2015

7th Annual Sedona Turkey Trot 5K Fun Run/Walk

Sedona, AZ

This race will be an out-and-back with a small loop on Soldier Pass Road. Medals will be given to all finishers; trophies will be given to all age group winners. It starts at Posse Grounds Park at 9:00 a.m. Entry fee. 

928-282-6956

http://sedonarunning.com/TURKEY_TROT_5K.php

 


November 27-28, 2015                                                                                                                                                                                                     
Thanksgiving Pow-Wow
Cedar City, UT
435-586-9433or 435-586-1112
 
  • November 27, 2015 - November 28, 2015
  • 27th Annual Winter Spanish Market
  • Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town
  • 800 Rio Grande Blvd. N.W., Albuquerque, NM 87104
  • 505-982-2226
Christmas in the Country
Parowan, UT
435-477-8190or 435-477-9022
 

 

DECEMBER                                                                                 

 
 
December 5, 2015 - December 13, 2015
8th Annual Frisco Wassail Days
Frisco, Colorado

From December 5-December 13, 2015, local businesses serve up their own secret version of wassail. Guests are encouraged to taste at least 12 different types of wassail at 12 different locations and fill their "12 Sips of Wassail Card." Some events throughout the week include an "Ugly Sweater Challenge" on Main Street, a "Soup Cup Classic" with unlimited tubing and soup tasting and a tree lighting. We hope you'll find your own piece of mountain magic in Frisco during Wassail Days. Local:970-668-5547

 

December 5, 2015 
Electric Light Parade
Moab, UT
One of Utah's best light parades starts at dark on Main Street south of Center Street.
 
 
December 5 -13, 2015 
Georgetown Christmas Market 
Georgetown, CO
Each December Georgetown transforms into a bustling scene of Christmas long ago. Thousands come to experience a traditional Holiday where Christmas hasn't changed in 100 years: roasted chestnuts, shopping, horse-drawn wagon rides, and wonderful sights and smells.  
6th Street, Georgetown, CO 80444
 
 
December 4-6, 2015
41st Annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Festival
Durango, CO
At the La Plata County Fairgrounds
http://www.coloradoartisttour.biz
 
 
 
December 12, 2015
42nd Annual Festival of Lights
Sedona, AZ
Dozens of entertainers, including musicians and dancers, and 6,000 luminarias at Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village. 3:00 - 8:00 p.m. Free.
 
 
 
December 31, 2015
New Year’s Eve Party & Celebration
Brian Head, UT
 
 
TBD December, 2015
20th Annual Very Merry Parade of Lights
Kingman, AZ
Brilliantly lighted floats, and vehicles travel down Beale Street starting at Locomotive Park. There will be candy for the kids and maybe an appearance by Santa. Free.
 
TBD December, 2015
6th Annual Monument Valley Hot Air Balloon Event
Monument Valley, UT