Shakespeare once wrote that “The Play’s The Thing” and here in Cedar City/Brian Head area we have PLAY covered! From the actual plays of the Bard at the Tony Award winning Utah Shakespeare Theater Festival, to the natural playgrounds of Bryce Canyon, Zion, Kolob Canyons and Cedar Breaks National Monument. Head in any direction and there’s a myriad of scenic byways that lead to exciting adventures from slot canyons, world -class mountain biking, to epic downhill skiing of Brian Head and Eagle Point, and stunning hiking in the two million acres of the Dixie National Forest.
Cedar City and surrounding communities of Brian Head and Parowan are home to a myriad of plays, festivals, events …you name it! From the Utah Shakespeare Festival and the Neil Simon Festival (the only theater festival completely dedicated to Simon’s works), to Brian Head’s famous Oktoberfest or the Groovefest American Music Festival (one of the nation’s largest free music festivals) , to the Iron County Fair and the Cedar Livestock & Heritage Festival where 2,000 sheep are paraded down Main Street.
The Cedar City - Brian Head area is a family friendly place that’s proud of our genuine western hospitality and down to earth personality. You’ll find our people interesting and the activities plentiful. Get out here and PLAY!
Cedar City is the ideal home base for a national park adventure located smack dab in the center of Zion, Bryce Canyon , Cedar Breaks and Kolob Canyons. Also our I-15 access makes it real easy getting here; just 2 ½ hours from exciting Las Vegas and 4 hours from Salt Lake City. Air travel is also easy with our daily jet service into the Cedar City Regional Airport through the Salt Lake City based Delta Connection www.delta.com
Once you are in Southern Utah, start your visit off right by stopping by the Iron County Visitor Center. This is a one-stop- shop for information, brochures, maps, free Wi-Fi and souvenirs. Our trained staff can get assist you in finding the “secret spots” to hike, give you the inside scoop on what’s happening, or suggest the perfect restaurant for a romantic evening or a fantastic place to stay.
Iron County Visitor Center
581 N. Main
Cedar City, UT 84721
Hours of Operation:
Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. — 5 p.m.
Sat-Sun 9 a.m. — 5 p.m.