This weekend in southern Utah is packed with entertainment for you to get out and enjoy, so shake off the stress from your week by getting involved starting off with the Utah UFO Festival. Visit our Events Calendar at for more Southern Utah weekend events!

1Utah UFO Festival

The Utah UFO Festival will run from Thursday, Aug. 19, through Sunday, Aug. 23. This event will feature a movie festival, keynote speakers, live entertainment and much more. It will be held at the Heritage Center Theater in Cedar City. Visit for more information.

2Farmers Markets

Get to St. George, Cedar City or Springdale Saturday morning for one of four weekly farmers markets. They feature fresh produce, baked goods, crafts and good company. Visit our Events Calendar at for times and locations.

3Pine Mountain Bluegrass Band at Zion Canyon Brew Pub

Pine Mountain Bluegrass Band is back for another show at Zion Canyon Brew Pub in Springdale. They will be performing Saturday afternoon from 4 to 7 p.m. out on the patio.

4Many Miles at O.C. Tanner

Stay in the Zion Canyon area Saturday for a live performance from Many Miles as part of the O.C. Tanner Concert Series. This group plays a great mix of acoustic rock, blues, reggae and jazz that you won’t want to miss. Show starts at 8 p.m. and tickets are $15.

[Discounts tickets are available for this show. For more information, click here.]

5Old Californio at Bit and Spur

To finish off a great Saturday in Springdale, get to the Bit and Spur for live music from The House Band, featuring members from Old Californio. The show starts at 10 p.m. and is 21 and over. Tickets are $15.

[For more information on this show, read ‘Members of Old Californio reunite for show at Bit and Spur in Springdale’]

6Sunday Edition

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