The St. George Art Festival began 30 years showcasing the many artists who call St. George their home. Over the years it has expanded to include over 110 artists juried from hundreds of entries from throughout the United States. This festival has regional appeal for both artists and festival goers. Displaying thousands of original works of art, the festival is punctuated with pageantry, music and food. Townsfolk and visitors from around the West converge in the beautiful town of St. George on Easter weekend, one of the busiest travel weekends of the year. The festival takes place in the beautiful Town Square, the centerpiece of the Historic District. The Art Festival is known for consistently outstanding artwork, and does all it can to send the message to artists that they are appreciated and valued guests. http://www.sgcity.org/artfestival/
March 25, 2010
The city of Hurricane, Utah features this Car Show every Easter Weekend(April 2 and 3, 2010). It Features more than 300 vehicles and over 10,000 people attend this event every year. It is located just a short drive from St. George – Located at the Hurricane High School(345 W. 100 S. Hurricane, UT 84737) Visit there website at www.eastercarshow.com
March 14, 2010
Bryce Canyon National Park is only two and one-half hour drive from St. George, Utah. The Park includes some of Earth’s most colorful rocks, which have been sculpted by erosion into pillars called “hoodoos,” and other fantastic forms. Iron oxides give red, yellow, and brown tints to the limestone, while maganese oxides lend a lavender hue. Elevations in the park range from 6,600 ft. at the bottom of the canyon to 9,120 ft. at the Rainbow Point. Bryce Canyon is open all year – so make your reservations at the Best Western Travel Inn St. George on your way to visit this beautiful National Park. http://www.nps.gov/brca for information on their winter festival visit http://rubysinn.com/blog/main/bryce-canyon-winter-festival/
February 24, 2010
Zion National Park, located in Southern Utah, is one of the most beautiful places on earth! The park is a short 45 minute drive from St. George, Utah. Zion National Park attracts over two million visitors each year who come to see the stunning scenery and diverse plants this park has to offer. At the park visitors can choose from a variety of activities from hiking the scenic trails or backpacking along steep cliffs. Others may choose rock climbing on the vividly colored rock formations or horseback riding down a trail with breathtaking views of magnificent sandstone mountains.
A prominent feature of Zion National Park is Zion Canyon, which was formed by the Virgin River. Along Zion Canyon you can see geological features which attract the most visitors including the Virgin River Narrows, Emerald Pools, Angels Landing, The Three Patriarchs, and Kolob Arch.
Come explore Zion National Park and experience the stunning scenery for yourself and enjoy one of nature’s most scenic areas in the world. For more information visit http://www.atozion.com/blog/?p=1145
February 18, 2010
This year is the 20th Anniversary of the St. George Area Parade of Homes. Join us in St. George from February 12-21, 2010. Twenty-five homes ranging from 1,600 to 12,000 square feet. Designed by some of the most creative architects and builders. Open the unlimited possibilities in home design, interior decoration, and landscaping. You will be impressed and now is the time to buy. Also, visit a minimum of 12 homes and then take your ticket to Boulevard Home Furnishings to enter to win a 42″ LG HDTV. Visit www.paradehomes.com. Tickets may be purchased at Boulevard Home Furnishing – visit www.blvdhome.com