Category Archives: Things To Do

St. George Marathon

Come watch the St. George Marathon

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Date: Saturday, October 1st, 2016
Start Time: Wheelchairs and HandCranks – 6:40 AM, Runners – 6:45 AM
Start Location: Pine Valley, Utah

Rated by Runner’s World as one of the four “Marathons to Build a Vacation Around” in the World. Included in Runner`s World 10 Most Scenic and Fastest Marathons and Top 20 Marathons in the USA. It begins in the majestic Pine Valley mountains and descends nearly 2600 feet through scenic southwest Utah, to the beautiful Worthen Park. The St. George Marathon is a point-to-point race which is USA Track & Field Certified & Sanctioned. Runner`s World listed the St. George Marathon as the fastest fall marathon. A fun race indeed–and scenic.

Washington County Fair

County Fair on August 10 – 13

2016 Washington County Fair
“More Fun than a Barrel Of Monkeys!” (Year of the Monkey)
Wednesday, August 10th to Saturday, August 13th

Visit our official website for details: washcofair.net

FIRST THINGS FIRST: Quit “monkeying around” and get your items ready to enter into the fair exhibits. That means your photography, crafts, paintings, quilts, ceramics, wood carving, sewing, baking, poetry, leather… EVERYTHING! We have such a talented county and this is the place to show it off! Enter 8-8 from 8 to 8! Catchy, huh!

WILD ABOUT MONKEY SHOW: You have homework before you see this monkey show; watch Evan Almighty. The same monkeys that are in that
movie will be entertaining us at the fair! Fun, education and great entertainment and I bet they can make you laugh!

AERIAL ASSAULT EXTREME TRAMPOLINE SHOW: Ever watched someone jump on an Olympic sized trampoline on a bike? On skis? Change clothes in
mid air? Better be there!

WILD ABOUT GORILLAS: SHHHHHH! Don’t wake up Samson! He has an attitude… but a GOOD one if you catch him just right! The most realistic Silverback you will ever get to know! He has a girl friend too. Delilah!

JAMES CRISTY COLE FAMILY CIRCUS: A three ring trained animal circus featuring “Two Kooks and a Camel”, Dog and Pony show, Alaskan Malamutes, Aerial Show with lots of comedy and fun!

TANK THE TORTOISE PICKS THE PRESIDENT: Guess what??? It’s an election year! (snicker) Did you know that tortoises have a very special
psychic power with politics? Will Tank sleep in the Democrat Den or the Republic Den? Or will he remain neutral and sleep in the rocks? We have
officials that will tally up the results! Go visit his den!

MONKEY MUGS FOR SALE: $6 bucks will get you a collector 2016 Monkey Mug at the fair from Soda Pop Stop Trailer or the Fair Kitchen… that includes of course a drink. From then on, ALL refills are $1… Yes, $1! (34 ounces)

A BUNCH OF CONTESTS: Every day, all day come play! Great Prizes and Gift Certificates! Funky Monkey Bingo, Who Flung the Monkey Dung, Monkey Around, Banana Blitz, Cheeky Monkey Mini Golf, Monkey Mystery Crate and MORE! See? It’s more fun than a barrel of monkeys!

SPOTLIGHT CITY: IVINS
GRAND MARSHALL: George Elwell
PIONEER AWARD: Emma Fife
FAIR ROYALTY: Queen, Savannah Langston; 1st Attendant, Kelby Morrison; 2nd Attendant, Sara Ludlow

And all the traditional fair favorites:

Visit our official website for details: washcofair.net

Can’t wait to see all you monkeys at the Washington County Fair!

Zion National Park

Vote Your Park

Vote for your park here!

Your votes will help unlock $2 million in preservation funding. Vote daily until July 5 for the five parks you want to see receive a share of $2 million in American Express funding for a preservation project.

Zion National Park encompasses some of the most moving canyon views in the United States with sandstone cliffs and blue sky as far as the eye can see. The remarkable 1.1 mile Zion-Mt Carmel Tunnel connects Zion to touring destinations such as Bryce Canyon and Grand Canyon, allowing visitors a scenic drive. A $191,000 grant will support needed preservation work on the Zion-Mt. Carmel Tunnel and Highway.

#VoteYourPark

Slide The City

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Don’t forget to register for Slide the City taking place on June 4th! Late registration ends tomorrow! The proceeds of this awesome event will go to the Washington County Children’s Justice Center.

Ironman St. George 70.3

Ironman 70.3 St. George US Pro Championship – May 7, 2016

Click here for full details.

This course moves west from Sand Hollow State Park though the towns of Washington and St. George. You’ll ride through Snow Canyon State Park and have views of incredibly scenic vistas. The challenging 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike race and 13.1 mile run, goes through the area’s striking scenery & landscapes. The event is a remarkable experience for athletes and spectators as they immerse in the beauty of the land, and the heart of the people who live here. It may not be the easiest 70.3 race in the world, but it’s Ironman right? If it were easy… everyone would do it.