ST. GEORGE — It’s Tuesday, with a reminder that “George, Streetfest on Main” is just three days away from lighting up the night in St. George. Grab your dance shoes and bring your friends and family to an event not to be missed.
GeorgeTV 2 above • with the mayor
• Ancestor Square Courtyard will be the place for wine, beer, appetizers to the background of live jazz music • Main Street Concert Stage at the top of Main Street will feature The Academy Show Band, Beans N Wheels and Soul What!? Emcees Chris and Larae of Planet 94.1 FM will get the party started followed by “No Filter Show” Co-hosts Paul & Grady of St. George News and St. George Mayor Jon Pike – he said he would dance, didn’t he? In GeorgeTV 2 above? • Park Place at the north end will be your spot for activities and giveaways from event sponsors • Little Soho in the center is where you’ll find your local artists and crafters, and a few buskers – buskers, you say? • Simister Ortho George Jr. Village at the south end is where kids and the like will play games and such • Foodtruck Village is going to fill you up at the corner of Main Street and St. George Boulevard •
For full schedule of happenings and venues, click here: Get your passports, just 5 days to ‘George, Streetfest on Main’
Passport: Print and collect stamps on this PDF: George Passport to the City | Turn it in with 10 stamps to enter the Mayor’s drawing Friday night.
Richens Eye Center is offering a scholarship for a few budding artists and entertainers to showcase and sell their work at the Streetfest. The scholarship will provide a tent, table and cover the participation fee for up to two different artists each month from June to November in the Little SoHo area of the Streetfest.
“Here in southern Utah, we have many vibrant artists that represent the best of who we are, and those who provide a significant contribution to our culture and community,” Dr. Sharon Richens said. “We are both honored and thrilled to have the opportunity to support artists in sharing their vision at George Streetfest on Main.”
To apply for the Supporting Artists with Vision Scholarship, complete a vendor application at stgeorgedowntown.com, and note you are applying for the Supporting Artists Scholarship. Artists may be awarded one scholarship only.
Partners and sponsors
“George, Streetfest on Main” is designed by Melynda Thorpe, managed and created by Emceesquare Media & Events in partnership with the City of St. George City, St. George Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Historic Downtown Merchants. Event sponsors include: St. George News, Canyon Media, Etched Magazine, The Independent, Richins Eye Center and Wingate Hotels.
Participate in future “First Friday” streetfests
- Become a featured artist, entertainer or street vendor at future George, Streetfests: Email [email protected]
- Become a sponsor: Email [email protected]
- George Streetfest Webpage | Historic Downtown St. George’s website
Email: [email protected]
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