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17 Nov 2022

Upcoming Holiday Events

We’re Festival City, USA, and we take our nickname seriously! Around the holidays it’s even easier to add an event to your visit. From holiday light displays to concerts and family-friendly festivals, there’s something for everyone coming up.

Browse the list below, mark your calendars, and get ready to join in the holiday spirit with a visit to Cedar City, Parowan, or Brian Head this season. 📅

Parowan: Christmas in the Country

Christmas in the Country is held in Parowan, UT. For information and to verify the event time and location call the Parowan Visitor Center (435) 477-8190.


Holiday Bazaar | 10:00 am – 5:00 pm | Iron County Fair Building (50 S 600 E Clinic Way, Parowan)


Santa’s Parade | 10:00 am | Parowan Main Street
Holiday Bazaar | 10:00 am – 4:00 pm | Iron County Fair Building (50 S 600 E Clinic Way, Parowan)
Candlelight Walking Parade 
| 6:00 pm on Parowan Main Street (line up at 500 North Main)
*The public is invited to bring their own light/candle and join the parade* 
Town Lighting Ceremony | 6:15 PM | Parowan Town Square
Christmas Variety Show | 7:00 pm | Aladdin Theater (27 N Main St, Parowan) | FREE

Hometown Holiday Market

Parowan Hometown Holiday Market is held from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm in Parowan shopping areas throughout the community filled with local artisans, small businesses & amazing food. Shop small, shop local and shop with Parowan this holiday season for unique & meaningful gifts for your loved ones.

November 26th, 2022 | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Parowan Main Street

Cedar City Downtown Lighting Ceremony

Cedar City Downtown Lighting Ceremony: Where the Magic Begins will begin at 4:00 pm on Downtown Main Street in front of the Cedar City Offices (10 N Main St, Cedar City). At 4 pm Food Trucks will open, 4:15 pm pre-show events begin, including a tree decorating contest with the Iron County Care & Share, 5:15 pm the official program begins, & at 6:00 pm Santa arrives & the lights will be turned on.

November 26th, 2022 | 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Downtown Cedar City

Holiday Tree Jubilee

5th Annual Holiday Tree Jubilee held 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm in the Heritage Center Theater (105 N 100 E, Cedar City), $25 Family Donation. Come see Santa and an amazing display of decorated Christmas trees to help kick off the holiday season! All proceeds go to our local kids and teens in need. Along with Santa and the Holiday Trees, everyone can enjoy FREE professional Christmas photographs, FREE hot chocolate, dozens of Christmas trees to view and WIN, auction items, a children’s area, and much more! For information visit them on Facebook: /holidaytreejubliee or call (435) 531-9138. Funds raised will go to local Homeless and At-Risk Teens and other local children and families who need a little extra help at Christmas.

November 26th, 2022 | 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Heritage Conference Center/Festival Hall

Parowan Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland is held 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm in the Parowan Main Street Park (S Main Street, Parowan). Admission is FREE. The Parowan City Park is turned into an enticing wonderland of Christmas lights, incredible displays, Christmas Characters, Santa, and hot chocolate. Remember to paint a free ornament to hang in the tunnel while you are there. The lights will be turned on every night from dusk until 10 pm, and special events and characters join on Saturdays while supplies last. Bring the whole family for a winter wonderland of holiday lights.

November 26th, 2022 | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Parowan Main Street Park

Pink Christmas Utah

The 10th Annual Pink Christmas is held from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm at Cedar High School (703 W 600 S, Cedar City). Come and enjoy a talent show, silent auction, and bake sale. 100% of all proceeds made during the event are directly given to the beneficiaries chosen each year and no funds are kept by any member of the Pink Christmas Committee.

Pink Christmas is an event intended to help patients who have financial and are battling all types of cancer.

December 1st, 2022 | 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Cedar High School

Red Acre Christmas & Home Tour

A Red Acre Christmas Tour of the Farmhouse will be from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm at Red Acre Farm (2322 W 4375 N, Cedar City). Once a year, Red Acre opens the Farmhouse for tours. The house will be decked out for the holidays and will include vintage elves, four decorated trees, antique Santa mugs, nativity scenes, and more. All proceeds support our non-profit sister organization Red Acre Center for Food & Agriculture a 501(c). 

Tickets are $8 per person and are available on eventbrite.com.

10th Annual Red Acre Christmas will be held from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm at Red Acre Farm (2322 W 4375 N, Cedar City). Sip complimentary hot cider while you walk a real working farm, warm your hands by the fire, roast marshmallows, take pictures at all the photo ops, shop the Farm Stand, take a buggy ride ($5 per person), try traditional candle dipping ($4 each), purchase food from the Farm Kitchen, and more.

December 3rd | 10 am – 3 pm | Red Acre Farm

Sweet Pea Farm: Christmas Story Time

Sweet Pea Farm: Christmas Story Time is held 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm at Sweet Pea Farm and Orchard (136 S 600 W, Parowan). FREE and open to everyone. Join for a Christmas Story read by holiday characters Fridays in Parowan. The Farmstand will be open with fresh Hot Cocoa & Holiday Treats. sweetpeafarmandorchard.com.

December 2 – Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer read by Mrs. Claus
December 9 – How the Grinch Stole Christmas read by The Grinch
December 16 – Twas the Night Before Christmas with Santa Claus

Laughing All The Way

Laughing All The Way is held 6:00 pm in the Heritage Center Theater (105 N 100 E, Cedar City). Tickets are $30 general admission, group, and discount tickets are available at ourturtlehouse.com/events/cedar-city/. Join best-selling authors and HILARIOUS motivational speakers Hank Smith, Meg Johnson, and John Bytheway for Laughing All The Way, a fun and entertaining family Christmas event! Experience the Christmas spirit through fun, laughter, and inspirational holiday messages at an evening filled with some of the most popular speakers in the industry.


December 3, 2022 | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Heritage Conference Center/Festival Hall

Spirit of the Season

Johnson Arts Center presents ‘Spirit of the Season’ held from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm at the Johnson Center for the Arts (59 N 100 W, Cedar City). There is no admission cost. Come and enjoy food trucks, entertainment, a holiday sing-a-long, and the lighting of a Christmas Tree located next to the Johnson Center. Remember to decorate (or write a wish) on the provided ornaments and place it on the tree. Soda Nerd will be serving Hot Chocolate and Santa will be there to visit with the kids.

December 5, 2022 | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Johnson Arts Center

Holidays at the Homestead

Frontier Homestead: Holidays at the Homestead is held 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm at the Frontier Homestead State Park (635 N Main St, Cedar City), the cost is $2 per person or $8 per family. Enjoy holiday-themed activities, crafts, and entertainment. Santa Claus will be making a special stop here at the museum to listen to Christmas wishes during the event. For information call (435) 586-9290.

December 7th – 10th, 2022 | 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm | Frontier Homestead State Park

Spirit of Christmas Festival

Stratum Real Estate Group: 8th Annual Spirit of Christmas Festival held 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm at Stratum Real Estate (365 S Main St, Cedar City) admission is FREE. Come enjoy holiday treats, crafts, and a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Elementary School students can earn money for their school just by attending. For information call (435) 586-4874.

December 10th, 2022 | 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Stratum Real Estate Office

The Piano Guys in Concert

 The Piano Guys in Concert is held at 8:00 pm in the America First Event Center (351 W University Blvd, Cedar City). Tickets are $36 for students, $48 for reserved seating, $123 concert & merch package, and $173 concert & meet and greet. Tickets are available online at Tbirdtickets.com.

December 10th, 2022 | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | America First Event Center

Find additional events and more information on our EVENT page.