St George Area Major Events

People come to St George to see the national parks and enjoy the outstanding recreational opportunities, but more and more they are also coming to participate in events like those listed below.

January- St George Winter Bird Festival - Birding in the St George area is good year-round, but is particularly good in the winter when a variety of migrating birds can be found. This festival is held annually in late January. Includes workshops, presentations and field trips.

February- Parade of Homes - Held in mid-February, this event showcases the latest in home styles and designs.

March- St George Art Festival - Showcasing thousands of original works of art, the festival is punctuated with pageantry, music and food. It draws artists and patrons from around the West and is held annually in mid-March.

May- Ford Ironman St George - Becoming one of the favorite Ironman venues with spectacular, scenic, and contrasting courses and a welcoming community.

August- Washington County Fair - This is an old fashioned fair focusing on family fun. It features carnival rides, games, festive food, entertainment, award-winning crops and livestock exhibits. It is held in early August.

September- Dixie Lions Round-Up - This is an annual rodeo, with other associated events. It is held annually in mid-September.

October- St George Marathon - This race was tated by Runner's World as one of the four "Marathons to Build a Vacation Around" in the world. It is included in Runner`s World 10 Most Scenic and Fastest Marathons and Top 20 Marathons in the USA. It is held annually in early October.

October- Huntsman World Senior Games - This popular competition draws athletes from around the world. Men and women age 50 and over compete in 22 sports. There are also healthy lifestyle seminars and associated activities.

December- Dixie Rotary Bowl - This is a premier junior college football bowl, held annually in early December.

December- First Night - Main Street lights up with festivities on New Years Eve, as St George hosts a celebration focusing on family fun and entertainment.

See our list of current St George events.

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