2015 holiday activities in Southern Utah

SOUTHERN UTAH — It’s here: the most wonderful time of the year. This month is full of countless winter activities. Want to find a celebration near you? See the list of celebrations below. Events are ordered by date.

Christmas in the Canyon and Live Nativity

  • When: Every Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from Nov. 27-Dec. 21 | Live Nativity, 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.
  • Where: Tuacahn Center for the Arts, 1100 Tuacahn Drive, Ivins
  • Cost: Christmas in the Canyon, free | Live Nativity, $2 per person, $15 per family (up to 10 members)

Holiday book sale and silent auction — OVER

  • When: Nov. 30-Dec. 12
  • Where: Kanab City Library, 374 N. Main St., Kanab

Dickens’ Christmas Festival — OVER

  • When: Dec. 2-5, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Where: Dixie Convention Center, 1835 S. Convention Center Dr., St. George
  • Tickets available here

Hurricane Valley Christmas Tree Festival — OVER

  • When: Dec. 3, 3-9 p.m.
  • Where: Hurricane City Recreation, 63 S. 100 West, Hurricane

“Toyland,” the holiday family musical — OVER

  • When: Dec. 3-5, 7, 10-12; 7:30 p.m. | Dec 5, 12; 2 p.m.
  • Where: Randall L. Jones Theatre, 300 W. University Blvd., Cedar City
  • Admission: $15, general; $7, youth

Christmas Market — OVER

  • When: Dec. 4, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Dec. 5, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Where: Frontier Homestead State Park Museum, 635 N. Main St., Cedar City

Kanab Christmas Festival — OVER

Enjoy dinner and a concert by Symphony of the Canyons Friday and a vendor market Saturday with holiday shopping, a food court, entertainment and Santa Claus.

  • When: Dec. 4, 5:30 p.m.-Dec. 5, 3 p.m.
  • Where: Kanab Middle School, 690 S. Cowboy Way, Kanab

Symphony of the Canyons: Nutcracker Concert — OVER

  • When: Dec. 4-5, 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Kanab

Run Run Reindeer 10K/5K/1 mile — OVER

Come join the fun with Santa, his elves, hot chocolate, doughnuts, prizes and giveaways. Registration ends soon.

  • When: Dec. 5, 9 a.m.
  • Where: Unity Park, 200 W. 400 South, Ivins

Vista School: Santa Claus is Coming to Town — OVER

  • When: Dec. 5, 1-3:30 p.m.
  • Where: Vista, 585 Center Street, Ivins

Rockville Christmas — OVER

  • When: Dec. 5, 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Rockville Community Center, 43 E. Main St., Rockville

Holiday Swing Dance — OVER

  • When: Dec. 5, 7:30-10:30 p.m.
  • Where: Washington City Community Center, 350 N. Community Center Drive, Washington

Cedar Mountain Adventures Winter Kick-off Party — OVER

  • When: Dec. 5, 6-8 p.m.
  • Where: Aspen View Cottages, 715 Movie Ranch Road, Duck Creek Village

Symphony of the Canyons: Christmas Festival — OVER

  • When: Dec. 6-7, 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Kanab

Southwest Symphony: Handel’s “Messiah” — OVER

  • When: Dec. 6-7, 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Dixie State University Cox Performing Arts Center, 385 S. 700 East, St. George
  • Admission: Free

Christmas at the Homestead — OVER

  • When: Dec. 7-12, 5:30-8 p.m.
  • Where: Friends of the Frontier Homestead, 635 N. Main St., Cedar City
  • Admission: $1.50 per person, $5 per family

 A Christmas Story: the Musical — OVER

  • When: Dec. 7-8, 10-12, 14; 7 p.m.
  • Where: Aladdin Theater, 27 N. Main St., Parowan
  • Admission: $5, adults and $3, children under 12 years

Cedar High Redmen Christmas band concert — OVER

  • When: Dec. 7, 7:30-10 p.m.
  • Where: Cedar High auditorium, 703 W. 600 South, Cedar City
  • Admission: Free

Christmas Benefit Concert: Variety Show — OVER

  • When: Dec. 8, 7-9 p.m.
  • Where: Randall L. Jones Theatre, SUU Campus, 351 W. University Blvd., Cedar City
  • Admission: Suggested donation of $10 for adults and $5 for students/youth

In Jubilo Christmas Concert — OVER

  • When: Dec. 9, 7-9 p.m.
  • Where: Heritage Center Theatre, 105 N. 100 East, Cedar City
  • Admission: Free

A Merry Movie Christmas/Holiday Guerilla Shorts Showcase — OVER

  • When: Dec. 12, 12-3 p.m.
  • Where: The Electric Theater, 68 E. Tabernacle St., St. George
  • Admission: $5 per person, free for children 10 and under

Toys for Tots Show and Shine Fundraising — OVER

  • When: Dec. 12, 12-4 p.m.
  • Where: Ricardo’s Restaurant, 1110 S. Bluff St., St. George

Spirit of Christmas Festival — OVER

  • When: Dec. 12, 1-6 p.m.
  • Where: Stratum Real Estate Group, 365 S. Main St., Cedar City

6th Annual Light Parade — OVER

  • When: Dec. 12, 5:30-9 p.m.
  • Where: Sol Foods, 995 Zion Park Blvd., Springdale

Cedar City Creche Festival — OVER

  • When: Dec. 13, 4-9 p.m.
  • Where: Canyon View Stake Center, 1985 N. Main St., Cedar City
  • Admission: Free

Orchestra of Southern Utah: Handel’s “Messiah” — OVER

  • When: Dec. 13-14, 7:30-10 p.m.
  • Where: Heritage Center Theater, 105 N. 100 East, Cedar City
  • Admission: Free

Swimming with Santa OVER

  • When: Dec. 14, 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Sand Hollow Aquatic Center, 1144 Lava Flow Drive, St. George

Audubon Christmas Bird Count — OVER

  • When: Dec. 18, 8:30 a.m.
  • Where: BLM Kanab Field Office, 745 US-89, Kanab
  • Admission: Free

Ugly Christmas Sweater Party with DJ Janelle — OVER

  • When: Dec. 18, 11 a.m.-Dec. 19, 1 a.m.
  • Where: Mike’s Tavern, 90 W. Hoover Ave., Cedar City
  • Must be 21 years and over

Christmas stories of olden days — OVER

  • When: Dec. 19, 1-3 p.m.
  • Where: Virgin Valley Heritage Museum, 35 W. Mesquite Blvd., Mesquite, Nevada

Eric Dodge and Ryan Shupe Christmas Concert — OVER

  • When: Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Dixie State University, 225 S. University Ave., St. George
  • Tickets available online

Master Singers Christmas Concert

  • When: Dec. 20-21, 7-8:30 p.m.
  • Where: Heritage Center Theater, 105 N. 100 East, Cedar City
  • Admission: Free

Christmas Reflections with Christina Osborn and Friends

  • When: Dec. 22, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Roene B. DiFiore Center for Arts and Education, 307 N. Main St., St. George
  • Tickets available online

Christmas Eve Service at the Dixie Center

  • When: Dec. 24, 6 p.m.
  • Where: Dixie Center, 1835 S. Convention Center Drive, St. George

Prayer Over the City 2016

  • When: Jan. 1, 2016, noon
  • Where: Historic St. George Tabernacle, 490 S. 300 East, St. George

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