Woods Ranch

Woods Ranch - Cedar Mountain
Woods Ranch

Just 12 miles east of Cedar City along scenic highway SR-14, is the recreation area known as Woods Ranch. The park is designed to be a high country haven for the Iron County residents and their friend’s to enjoy.

Situated in a lush aspen and pine forest, Woods Ranch is a great place to picnic, hike and fish. The trailhead for the 32 mile Virgin River Rim trail is located at Wood’s Ranch. Kid’s Pond, a popular fishing spot for the Southern Utah’s youth is located on the upper section of recreation area. Children 12 and under can fish for free as long as they are accompanied by an adult with a valid Utah fishing license.

Woods Ranch has picnic tables, fire rings, restroom facilities, and a volleyball court. Two covered pavilions are available for group gatherings. These pavilions need to be reserved in advance. Overnight camping is not permitted at Woods Ranch, however, the Cedar Canyon Campground is located nearby. Contact the Dixie National Forest for camping information at 435-865-3200.

Ashcroft Observatory

The SUU Ashcroft Observatory is open to the public on Monday nights to view the constellations and learn about the galaxy. It opened in the early 1970’s. Five acres of land was donated by Arthur A. Armbrust for the site. It is located on Westview Drive on the top of the hill just south of the SUU farm.


Historical Sites and Monuments

State of Henry Lunt - Cedar City
State of Henry Lunt

Chaffin Grist Mill
Deseret Iron Works
Ellen (Nellie) Pucell Unthank
First Cedar Encampment
Founding of SUU (Old Sorrel)
Francis Webster Statue
Frontier Homestead State Park
Helen Foster Snow Statue
Henry Lunt Statue
Old Brickyards
Old Main
Richard Harrison Statue
Rock Church
Veterans Park – War Memorial

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)

Cedar Bowling Center

Cedar Bowling Center
Cedar Bowling Center

The Cedar Bowling Center has a coupon for bowl 1 game get, 1 game FREE. Download and print the coupon here. The Cedar Bowling Center used to be called Alpine Lanes.

There is $2 bowling every Tuesday and Thursday.

Hours: Mon-Thu 11:00 am – 11:00 pm, Fri-Sat 11:00 am – 12:00 midnight

421 E Highway 91

Email: Fun@CedarBowlingCenter.com

Web Site: http://cedarbowlingcenter.com

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/CedarBowlingCenter

Cedar Ridge Golf Course

Cedar Ridge Golf Course
Cedar Ridge Golf Course

Cedar Ridge Golf Course includes 18 holes, a driving range, putting green and chipping green. The golf pro at the clubhouse is Jared Barnes (formerly John Evans). Carts, clubs and balls are available for rent at competitive rates. Tee times cannot be reserved. Rental clubs are available.

Cedar Ridge Golf Course is home to the Southern Utah University men’s and women’s golf teams as well as the golf teams from Cedar High and Canyon View high School. They have very active men’s and ladies associations with weekly events.  The course hosts numerous fundraising golf events throughout the season helping to raise money for many good causes.  The Cedar Ridge Amateur Golf Tournament as well as the Ladies Invitational are two highlights on the tournament calendar.  Cedar Ridge offers golf lessons from a certified PGA Professional as well as a junior golf program during the summer.

Fees: http://www.cedarcity.org/156/Fees-and-Season-Passes

208 East 675 North

Heritage Center

Cedar City Heritage CenterThe Cedar City Heritage Center includes a theater with a balcony, conference rooms and a banquet room. Events that take place here include the Neil Simon Festival, the American Children’s Christmas Festival, Cedar City Music Arts productions and Orchestra of Southern Utah concerts.

Main Floor Seating Map

Balcony Seating Map

105 North 100 East


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