10 Things to Do in St. George this Summer

1. St George Children’s Museum

The St. George Children’s Museum provides vibrant and engaging interactive activities that invite children and families to discover, imagine and create. The vision of SGCM is to accomplish its mission by welcoming all children and encouraging them to appreciate the power of play and exploration. As a part of this process, we will seek to be a creative space which develops confident, informed children who are excited by inquiry and the world around them.

Admission is by donations only
Monday: 2:00 – 8:00 open for Members only
Tuesday-Saturday: 10:00 – 6:00
Sunday: Closed
2. Sand Hollow Aquatic Center
 The facility includes a 25m by 25 yd competition and diving pool and a 5,800 s.f. leisure pool. The leisure pool has a zero depth entry area, interactive children’s water fun toys, a water walk and water slides. Various sprays and moving water provide the ultimate aquatic experience for the entire family.
Youth (17 & Under) $3.50 $5.00
Adults (18 – 58) $4.00 $6.00
Seniors (59+) $3.50 $5.00
Toddlers (under 3) FREE with paying adult

Monday – Thursday: 1 – 5 pm and 6:30 – 9 pm
Fridays: 1 – 9 pm
Saturday: 12 pm – 6 pm


3. Sand Hollow State Park
With its warm, blue waters and red sandstone landscape, Utah’s newest state park is also one of its most popular. Boat and fish on Sand Hollow Reservoir, explore and ride the dunes of Sand Mountain on an off-highway vehicle, then RV or tent camp in the new campground.
Day Use: $10 per vehicle up to 8 people
Senior Day Use:  $5 Seniors 62+ per vehicle up to 8 people.
Walk In: $4 per person
Annual Pass: $75 available for purchase at the entrance gate.
4. Red Cliffs Nature Trail
The Red Cliffs area is located off Interstate Highway 15 and lies entirely within the Bureau of Land Management’s Red Cliffs Recreation site near Harrisburg in the Red Cliffs NCA.  The area encompasses a campground, a day-use area, the large White Reef trailhead parking area for hikers/bikers/equestrians, multiple historic sites, interpreted archeological sites, two paleontological sites, drainages for Quail Creek and Leeds Creek, old mining ruins, protected habitat for federally-listed endangered plants, and 14 trails accessible for hiking, biking, and horseback riding.
Day Use: $5 per vehicle
5. Concerts in the Park

The Concert in the Park Series is a celebration of wonderful music, open parks and family celebration.
The Series runs April through September at Vernon Worthen Park – 300 S 400 E, St George, UT 84790. All concerts start at 7:30PM.
Don’t miss the second Monday of each month through September. Park seating is available, bring blankets, lawn chairs, food and the family.

The concert series is FREE to the public.

View 2015 season brochure here.

6. Pioneer Park
This 52 acre rustic community park is a rock climber’s paradise. From Dixie Rock, also known as the Sugarloaf, spectacular views of downtown, White Dome, Zion National Park and Arizona can be seen. This park has a large trellis pavilion with two barbecues and fire ring, several smaller picnic areas with tables, two with metal trellis pavilions, and a separate fire pit with an amphitheater. Numerous hiking trails provide access to a Boy Scout Cave, historical pioneer cabin location, slot canyons and a connection into the Red Cliffs Desert Reserve. Located at 500 North Red Hills Parkway.
Park is FREE to the public.
7. Tuacahn Amphitheatre
The Tuacahn Theatre brings “Broadway in the Desert” to southern Utah! Throughout the warm months, this theatre company features Utah’s finest actors (new and seasoned), in some of Broadway’s greatest productions! The intimate, outdoor theatre is always enhanced by the brilliant, natural redrock backdrop. A night out at Tuacahn is a night not soon forgotten! Click for this year’s production schedule.
8. Golfing
Sunbrook Golf
‘The best golf course in Utah!’ -Golf Digest The only golf club in So. Utah to feature 27 championship holes.
Southgate Golf
Southgate is a great course for those looking for an enjoyable round of golf as opposed to a brutal test of your skills. Southgate also features a game improvement center with award-winning PGA professionals and instruction programs.
Dixie Red Hills Golf
Dixie Red Hills Golf Club opened in the mid-1960s and, because of its spectacular red rock setting and playability, it has been the favorite of recreational golfers ever since. This golfer-friendly course also features hundreds of mature Cottonwoods, Mondale Pines, Mesquite, and other trees that provide ample shade during St. George’s warmer months.
St George Golf
St. George Golf Club is a municipal course operated by the City of St. George. This course has stood strong as the city has grown and new courses have been added. The golf course has been a part of St. George for 30+ years. It has more of a traditional feel to its lay out, while maintaining the challenge of a Par of 73. Those who have been coming to play golf in southern Utah for many years have most likely played it before.
Red Rock Golf Trail
It’s the most spectacular golf trail you will play on this year.  Stunning vistas, challenging shots, affordable hotels, and courses to remember for a lifetime!
It’s a complimentary service provided by the St. George Tourism Office. Our Golf Trip Planner system will automatically calculate the golf green fees, with hotel prices, and gives you a total golf package rate. Planning a golf getaway to St. George Utah Golf Courses has never been so easy.  Leave all the dirty work to us – besides; you need to keep those fancy white golf shorts clean for the tour.
9. Sunset on the Square
St. George Town Square becomes an outdoor movie theater on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs and goodies to enjoy the evening and movie as it begins at dusk. Located at 50 South Main St. Town Square Park, located inside the downtown historic district, is surrounded by some of the city’s most prominent historic buildings. The park features several dramatic water features; a splash pad fountain with jets that spray high into the air, a lazy river to cool your feet, and a splashing waterfall. Shade pavilions with tables and chairs provide a relaxing place to watch children playing in the water. With its grassy parade grounds, restroom facility, and monument tower, Town Square Park plays host to a variety of public events; First Night, Art Festival, Summer Movies on the Square and more. Town Square Park is a WiFi hotspot.
You will also find our spectacular Carousel here too.
Upcoming Movie Schedule:
Utah’s First National Park. Follow the paths where ancient native people and pioneers walked. Gaze up at massive sandstone cliffs of cream, pink, and red that soar into a brilliant blue sky. Experience wilderness in a narrow slot canyon. Zion’s unique array of plants and animals will enchant you as you absorb the rich history of the past and enjoy the excitement of present day adventures.
Private Vehicle:$25. Valid for 7 days.
Admits private, non-commercial vehicle (15 passenger capacity or less) and all occupants to Zion National Park including both the Zion Canyon and Kolob Canyon areas.
Motorcycle:$12. Valid for 7 days.
Admits one individual on a private, non-commercial motorcycle to Zion National Park including both the Zion Canyon and Kolob Canyon areas. Any passengers pay the per person fee not to exceed the private vehicle fee of $25.
Per Person:$12. Valid for 7 days.
Admits one individual with no car to Zion National Park including both the Zion Canyon and Kolob Canyon areas. Typically used for bicyclists, hikers and pedestrians. Youth 15 and under are admitted free.

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