Additional Area Activities
“Everything from A to Zion!” Additional Activities To Enhance Your Stay
For comprehensive guides to area activities, lodging, dining, and maps, please visit http://www.atozion.com/ and www.southernutahadventures.com. During your stay we hope you will take some time to explore! There is something here for everyone. From fine arts to national parks, you will fall in love with this oasis in the desert! For a quick reference guide to the top 10 things to do in St. George, visit www.utah.com/stgeorge/.
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St. George Utah Information Zion National Park Travel Information
Archeology, Geology, Paleontology and History Tours
Dinosaurs, petrified forests, Anasazi ruins and petroglyphs, and pioneer heritage surround you when you visit St. George. Visit the History & Culture page at www.utahstgeorge.com, and Zion Canyon Field Institute at www.zionpark.org. A division of Zion National Park, the institute offers 1, 2, and 3-day classes, providing visitors unique opportunities to investigate the vast natural and cultural resources of the park and its surrounds. Expert instructors in history, science, the humanities, and the arts will emphasize learning through hands on exploration. For a complete list of museums visit the History and Culture page at www.utahstgeorge.com.
Art Tours and Galleries If you're looking for art, we have plenty of it! For a complete listing of Art Galleries visit http://www.atozion.com/. Be sure to include a visit to Dixie State University Eccles Fine Arts Center (125 South 700 East) for traveling shows (435-652-7500).
The Kayenta Arts Foundation based in Ivins, Utah, is once again in 2016 hosting the Kayenta Art Festival this Oct. 7th, 8th and 9th. It will feature new extended hours: Friday and Saturday 10am-6pm and Sunday 10am-5pm. The Festival will feature over 50 Artists from across the country, live music, specialty food vendors and the return of the popular Beer and Wine Garden. It will also include a silent auction and local artist exhibits. For more information visit http://kayentaartsfoundation.org.
Dining Adventures No guide would be complete without a list of restaurants. Remember to use your complimentary dinner ticket (included with your Games ID badge) and the Valu-Book, which also features discounts at participating restaurants. Patronize Sponsor restaurants whenever possible. Visit the Area Dining Guide at www.utahstgeorge.com or consult the yellow pages of a local phone book.
Recreation Facilities For a detailed list of recreation opportunities, visit the Golf page and the Recreation page at www.utahstgeorge.com. Run, bike, hike, spelunk, climb, golf, skydive, and scuba dive your way around this mecca of adventure.
Golf Facilities Make a tee time at one of the following excellent Golf Clubs on the Red Rock Golf Trail:
Bloomington, Coral Canyon, Dixie Red Hills, Entrada, Green Spring, The Ledges, Sky Mountain, Sunbrook, Southgate, St. George, and SunRiver.
Visit www.redrockgolftrail.com for an online tour of each course, and details for the course outlines, tee times, and availability.
Parks and Trails St. George City Parks has an extensive list of available parks and trails perfect for family leisure activities such as hiking, biking, and picnicking. Visit www.sgcity.org/parks for a comprehensive listing of all their facilities. National Parks Utah has one of the most diverse landscapes on Earth. With no fewer that five National Parks, there is more than enough to view, explore and enjoy. For more information visit www.utah.com/nationalparks/ . With Zion's National Park less than an hour away, you'll absolutely want to plan some time to see this real treasure.
National Parks Tours by Red Carpet Canyon Tours Scheduled tours of Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park and Grand Canyon North Rim. "Our emphasis is always on "Old Fashioned" courtesy as we guide you through some of the most spectacular canyon wonderlands in the world!" For information visit www.RedCarpetCanyonTours.com
Snow Canyon State Park Navajo sandstone, picturesque vistas, camping and hiking. Snow Canyon State Park has it all and then some. Over 5,700 acres of amazing awaits you. For more information, visit www.utah.com/stateparks/snow_canyon.htm.
Shooting Sports The Red Cliffs Rifle & Pistol Range (RCRPR) welcomes visitors to the Huntsman Senior Games by offering free target shooting for any senior Oct 5 - 17. RCRPR is located within the five venue Southern Utah Sports Shooting Park and is a non profit facility operated entirely by volunteers. Target shooters will find our 24 shade covered stations, each with up to 200 yards for placing your targets, the ideal location for outdoor shooting fun. In October, the range is open Mon, Wed, Fri and Sat from 10 am until 3 pm. Always staffed by NRA trained Range Safety Officers, you'll find it to be the family friendly, safe place to enjoy target shooting. You will need to bring your own firearms and ammunition. For more information visit us at www.redcliffsrange.com or leave a message at (435) 319-0845 or email us firstname.lastname@example.org
St. George Children's Museum
The St. George Children's Museum welcomes The Huntsman Senior Games participants. We invite you to attend our annual "Senior Day at the Museum" on Thursday, October 8 from 10a.m. to 6p.m. This open house allows everyone the opportunity to visit and explore all of the interactive exhibits and attractions that have made us the number one family destination in Southern Utah. Come in, have fun, and learn about this great community resource and treasure! For more information, visit www.sgchildrensmuseum.org/
The Daughters of Utah Pioneers proudly sponsor the McQuarrie Memorial Museum in St. George. We offer a chance to see the different aspects of early pioneer life in Southern Utah, everything from tools to clothing, military to toys plus many other unique items are on display. We are also a great resource for those who are searching for their family ancestors and histories. We invite you to come and spend a pleasant day looking back at the early pioneer life and struggles they endured settling this area. The admission is free and hours are 10 Am to 5 PM daily except Sunday and Wednesday. For more information about the Museum and the organization, go to our website. www.dupstgeorge.org. St. George Recreation Center Located in the center of town at 400 East 285 South, the city Recreation Center offers basketball, racquetball, volleyball courts and a weight room at a nominal daily fee. Open from 8 am to 9 pm Monday through Friday, with limited hours on Saturday, the Recreation Center is a great option for youth and adults to sharpen their athletic skills.
Sand Hollow Aquatics Center Off Sunset Boulevard, at 1144 North Lava Flow Drive (435-634-5938), is a wonderfully wet, aquatics center with waveless indoor pools, outdoor volleyball courts, picnic area, and sunny decks for soaking up those glorious southwest rays. The center is also the home of the Huntsman World Senior Games Swimming and Triathlon competitions.
Spas No visit would be perfect for women without a visit to the spa, whether it be a destination pa or a day spa. Visit the Spas page at www.utahstgeorge.com for a complete listing of world-class spas. Whether your focus is on fitness, spiritual wellness, or weight loss, you'll find an array of health and wellness programs for ultimate relaxation and pampering designed with you in mind. Sports Massage and Chiropractic is also available at the Dixie Center during the Games.
Theaters and Entertainment There is so much entertainment to choose from that you may not have time to see it all! A full menu includes Broadway Musicals, Shakespeare, Symphony, and films, many of which are set in outdoor amphitheatres with natural backdrops--southwest sunsets, vermillion cliffs, and extraordinary canyons. Visit www.utahstgeorge.com for a complete listing with all the details for the following entertainment opportunities:
Piano Guys Concert: A benefit concert to help raise funds for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Utah. A portion of every ticket will be donated to the Charity. Visit www.dixietix.com for ticketing information and to purchase. Just 300 seats available. Tickets range in price from $250.00 to $750.00.
Tuacahn Outdoor Amphitheatre-Ivins, 20 minutes northwest of St. George (1-800-SHOW-UTAH) or visit online at www.tuacahn.org for details. Utah Shakespearian Festival-Cedar City (45 minutes northeast of St. George on Interstate 15) visit them online at www.bard.org for details.
Zion Canyon Giant Screen Theatre-Springdale, near the south entrance to Zion National Park (1-888-256-3456) or visit www.zioncanyontheatre.com.
Celebrity Concert Series - Dixie State University, Audiences will thrill to some of the finest artists and entertainment available anywhere in the world. From Russian ballet to opera and chamber orchestras, Celebrity Concert Series presents world famous artists from all over the world. Visit www.dixie.edu/concerts/ for details. St. George Musical TheaterSt. George Musical Theater in the historic Opera House in St. George. Looking to laugh a little? Then come join St. George Musical Theater as we present a hilarious, hi-speed romp through the Bard's comedies and tragedies in "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare - Abridged." As the oldest and most successful community theater in southern Utah, St. George Musical Theater is known for its magnificent musicals but this October we aim to simply tickle your funny bones with a show about Shakespeare for those who hate Shakespeare! That's right -- 37 shows in a brisk 90 minutes! Performances run Oct. 6th to Nov 5th every Thurs, Fri, Sat and Mon evenings at 7:30pm plus a 2:00 Matinee on Oct. 15th. Theater is downtown at the Historic Opera House 212 N. Main St. St. George! Tickets are only $17-21 and of course there is a Senior discount! Visit www.sgmusicaltheater.com for info and tickets or call 1-866-967-8167!
Movie Theatres include:
Cinema 6 - 905 South Main Street, St. George Coral Cliffs Cinema - 850 West State Street, Hurricane Red Cliff Cinemas - Behind Red Cliffs Mall at 1750 E. Redcliffs Drive Sunset Corner Stadium 8 - corner of Sunset Blvd and Bluff Street Stadium 10, Weststates Theatres Pineview - 2376 E. Red Cliffs Drive (on Telegraph Rd. between Red Cliffs Drive and WalMart), St. George Zion Canyon Giant Screen Theatre - 145 Zion Park Blvd, Springdale
All movie theater information, including days and times, is available by calling 435-673-1994.