Utah Summer Games, Southern Utah University to host parties in the park through June

The Larry H. Miller Utah Summer Games and SUU Community Education are partnering to host free Friday night movies in the Main Street Park in Cedar City, Utah, photo date not specified | Photo courtesy of Southern Utah University, St. George News / Cedar City News

CEDAR CITY — If you’re looking for something fun to do on a long summer Friday night, Southern Utah University has you covered with family-friendly movies, live music and food trucks gathering at Cedar City’s Main Street Park.

The Larry H. Miller Utah Summer Games and SUU Community Education program are partnering to offer “Summer Games Party in the Park” for the month of June.

Three movies will play in the heart of Cedar City’s downtown at the Main Street Park. Live music will start at 7 p.m. and movies will begin at sunset, or approximately 9 p.m., June 8, 15 and 22. Admission is free for everybody.

More than 9,000 athletes come to Cedar City annually for the Larry H. Miller Utah Summer Games, Cedar City, Utah, date not specified | Photo courtesy of Southern Utah University, St. George News / Cedar City News

More than 9,000 athletes come to Cedar City annually for the Larry H. Miller Utah Summer Games, and they bring an estimated 30,000 family members with them.

“We are excited to extend more opportunities to the athletes who visit Cedar City for the games,” said Pace Clarke, director of the Larry H. Miller Utah Summer Games. “This will be a great way for the athletes and their families to interact with our community while providing something fun to do for everyone.”

Melynda Thorpe, director of SUU Community Education, has also partnered with the Larry H. Miller Utah Summer Games to bring a golf tournament back to the annual summer games after a four-year absence.

“Community events are important to all of us at SUU Community Education, so we are thrilled to be a part of this event,” she said. “There will be food vendors and live music — so bring the whole family for free movie night.”

For more information on “Summer Games Party in the Park,” follow @SUUcommunityeducation on Facebook or call 435-865-8259.

For more information on the Larry H. Miller Utah Summer Games golf tournament and one-day clinic by Byron Casper, son of golf legend Billy Casper, visit SUU’s website.

Event details

  • What: “Summer Games Party in the Park.”
  • When: June 8 – The Incredibles; June 15 – The Sandlot; June 22 – The Greatest Showman.
  • Where: Main St. Park, 200 N. and Main, Cedar City, Utah.
  • Admission: Free.
  • For more information, call 435-865-8259.

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