Festivals and Annual Events

The Greenshow - Utah Shakespeare Festival - Cedar City
The Greenshow

American Children’s Christmas Festival (November-December)
Storybook Cavalcade
American Family Fest (June)
Creche Festival (December)
Fall Arts Festival (September)
Festival of Homes (September)
Great American Stampede (September)
Groovefest Music (June)
Hallelujah Night (October)
Handel’s Messiah (December)
Himmelsk: Festival Royale (April)
July Jamboree (July)
Livestock & Heritage Festival (October)
Neil Simon Festival (July-August)
Pumpkin Festival (October)
SkyFest (September)
Soap Box Challenge
Summer Jam Music (June)
Thunderbird Film Festival (April)
Tour of Utah
Utah Midsummer Renaissance Faire (July)
Utah Shakespeare Festival (June-October)
Utah Summer Games (June)

Iron County Fair

Iron County Fair Cow

The Iron County Fair takes place each year in Parowan, Utah. The theme this year is Passport to Fun.

Events include 5K run/walk, car show, carnival, dance, demolition derby, exhibits, miss iron county pageant, mud bog, parade, rodeo, trail ride and more.

2018 Schedule:

Miss Iron County Pageant (Taylor Liston was crowned the 2018 winner), Photos for Miss Iron County, Outstanding Teen and Little Miss

Mud Dash: Grandstands, 6 p.m.
Mud Bog: Grandstands, 7 p.m.

Trail Ride: IC Fairgrounds, 9 a.m.
Mini Car Races: Grandstands, 6 p.m.
Demolition Derby: Grandstands, 7 p.m.

Kids Days – Summer Time Fun: Grandstands, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Enter exhibits (except crops, flowers, baked goods, candy), IC Fair Building, 1:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Kids Days – Rodeo: Grandstands, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Enter baked goods & candy: IC Fair Building, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. (Judging starts at 10 a.m.)
Rope Race Tide Team Roping – sign up 6:30 pm, rope at 7:00 pm

Enter crops, flowers: IC Fair Building 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. (Judging starts at 11 a.m.)
Exhibits closed for judging: 10 a.m.
Little Buckaroo Junior Rodeo: Grandstands, 6 p.m.
Carnival: open at 4 p.m. for the week-end

Exhibits: Noon to 10 p.m.
Concessions: 3 p.m. to midnight
Entertainment Tent: 4:00 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Carnival: 4 p.m. to midnight
Bulls, Barrels, Broncs, n’ Ropin’: Grandstands, 7 p.m.
Dance: Entertainment tent, 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. (music by Muddy Boots)

Tractor Caravan: Cedar to Parowan – through Summit: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Ranch Rodeo: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Horseshoe Tournament: 10 a.m. association members
Baby Contest: Entertainment Tent, 10 a.m. with sign up at 9:30 a.m. Theme: Around the World
Exhibits: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Carnival & Concessions: 10 a.m. to midnight
Children’s Petting Zoo: tent, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Entertainment Tent: 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Iron County’s Got Talent: Entertainment Tent, Teen – 11:00 a.m. Adult – 11:45 a.m.
Contest Tent: Open 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Tractor Show: West Fair Grounds: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Iron County’s Got Talent Finals: Entertainment Tent, 5 p.m.
Pre Rodeo Show: Hi-Jinx – Grandstand, 5:30 p.m.
PRCA Rodeo: Grandstands, 7 p.m. – Fireworks after rodeo
Dance: Entertainment Tent, 9 p.m. after rodeo (music by Most Wanted)

Exhibits, Carnival, Concessions: 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Tractor Show: West Fair Grounds, All Day
Sunday Evening Program: Parowan High School Auditorium, 7 p.m. (Free to the public)

5K Fun Run: South Pole of Fair Grounds, Walk 8 a.m. & Run 8:30 a.m.
Car Show: Parowan Lions Park, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Parade: Parowan Main Street, 10 a.m.
Carnival: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Concessions: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Children’s Petting Zoo: tent, 12 noon – 5 p.m.
Horseshoe tournament: Noon–amateur, preregister
Entertainment Tent: Noon to 5 p.m.
Animal Ambassadors: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Tractor Show: West Fair Grounds, noon to 3 p.m.
PRCA Rodeo: Grandstand, 2 p.m.
Tractor Pull: Grandstand, 4 p.m. (Free to the public)
Fish Grab: east of the Grandstand, 4 p.m.
Exhibits: Noon to 5 p.m. –Exhibit Pick-Up: 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Contest Tent: Open 1 to 4 p.m.

Southwest Livestock Show – Diamond Z Arena, Cedar City

Purchase tickets online or at the Cedar City-Brian Head Tourism Bureau or Parowan Visitors Center. You can get cheaper tickets by purchasing them in advance and you can get into events before those that purchase tickets at the event.

Events at the Fair have been added to our calendar.

Office site: https://www.ironcountyfair.net

5K Teal Ribbon Color Run

5k teal ribbon color run cedar city 2015The 5K Teal Ribbon Color Run will be Saturday, April 11, 2015 at the Veteran’s Park (200 N 200 E) at 10:00 am.

Tickets are $15 for students, $20 for the public and $25 the week before the race. Same day registration is available. Shirts are guaranteed up to one week before the race.

Run for a cause: in support of Rape and Sexual Assault Awareness Month. All proceeds benefit the Canyon Creek Women’s Crisis Center.

Prizes for those who place and drawings for all who participate! Drawings include a massage, Shakespeare tickets and possibly tickets to theme parks!

DJ will provide music and the Bits Donut truck will be available.

Race event is sponsored by the Student Nurses Association, Young Democrats @ SUU and the Canyon Creek Women’s Crisis Center.


This event has been added to the calendar.

Cedar City Easter Egg Hunt 2015

cedar city easter egg hunt 2015 sigma nuThe Cedar City Easter Egg Hunt was Saturday, April 4th, 2015 at the Cedar City main street park at 9:00 am. The Easter bunny was there to have your picture taken with him. There was candy, coupons, bikes and gift baskets. The Easter egg hunt is sponsored by Sigma Nu, Cedar City Leisure Services and the SUU United Greek Council.