‘George, Streetfest’ hosts 4th of July parade preview

ST. GEORGE — “George, Streetfest on Main” has announced its cooperation with the City of St. George’s Fourth of July Celebration in hosting of the Parade Float Preview, Friday from 6-10 p.m. With First Friday falling one day before July 4, residents will experience back-to-back celebrations starting with George, Streetfest Friday evening then moving to Vernon Worthen Park all day Saturday.

Event flyer | Courtesy of , St. George News | Click on image to enlarge
Event flyer | Courtesy of Lil Barron, St. George News | Click on image to enlarge

Beginning Friday, George, Streetfest on Main will expand onto Tabernacle Street between the roundabout and 100 East, and the Zion Brewing Company Jazz Garden will expand to fill the full courtyard at Ancestor Square.

Friday night’s concert will feature Sego, Golden Sun and Morning Pretty.

Estimated attendance in June was 2,500, and event organizers have been working to expand the event to accommodate all who wish to attend.

“We are thrilled at the community’s reception and support of this event,” Amy Thorpe, Jazz Garden manager, said.

Farmers market vendors who were originally located in the courtyard will now join the street market on Main and Tabernacle Streets offering room for bistro tables, chairs, new food options and more serving areas in the Jazz Garden.

George Passport to the City

The George Passport to the City program invites event participants of all ages to get a George Passport. Visit any 10 of 15 participating downtown locations to get your passport stamped. Once you have 10 stamps, you can redeem your passport for entry into the Mayor’s Prize Drawing at the George Customs Tent in the Park Place section Friday night. Complete five months of First Friday Passports to earn your key to the city.

Obtain your Passport (booklet complete with coupons) from George’s Corner restaurant at Main Street and St. George Boulevard beginning Wednesday.

Or get a jump on your stamp gathering, print and collect stamps on this PDF: George Streetfest Passport

See more: Crowd density, dancing, delights all on a First Friday night; ‘George, Streetfest’ Videocast, Photo Gallery

Participate in future “First Friday” streetfests

Event details

  • What: “George, Streetfest on Main”
  • When: July 3, 6-10 p.m.
  • Where: Main Street between St. George Blvd. and Tabernacle St., St. George

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  • St. G June 26, 2015 at 2:34 pm

    If someone is wondering, these band are rock bands, and I would say fairly heavy. Probably more fitting to teens and rockers than families.

  • Billy Madison July 2, 2015 at 5:42 pm

    Dancing? Did I read that right?

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