Development of the 2019 Schedule of Events for the 13th annual Amazing Earthfest is complete and all event descriptions are posted to this site!  Our themes are the Centennial of Grand Canyon National Park (1919 to 2019), and Preserving Starry Skies over the Colorado Plateau!  

Guided hikes, cycling and outdoor adventures, arts, science, ethics, astronomy, public land management, back-country exploration, community and sustainable living are all in the program at Amazing Earthfest. If you haven’t attended southern Utah’s Amazing Earthfest before, a memorable experience awaits you! Most events are free!

Dinner and a Movie every night! Live Folk Concert on Friday night! Our Documentary Film series is packed with informative and poignant stories you won’t want to miss! Every day during the festival Chef Mike at the Parry Lodge will prepare a delicious buffet-style selection of gourmet dishes, available from 5:30 to 7 PM in their spacious dining room. Beer and wine are available with dinner. It’s convenient. Dine at Parry, then walk over to the Old Barn Playhouse for an award-winning film!

Scroll down this page to see festival events in chronological order by date and time.

35 cool, experiential learning activities created for your enjoyment are listed below!

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Activities are scheduled in five categories. For a quick sort, click on a category, or simply scroll through the complete list on this page!

NOTE: Event Listings are UTAH TIME, (Mountain Daylight Time), unless otherwise noted!  Please allow sufficient drive time for events outside Kanab City limits. Remember, Arizona remains on standard time all year round. So for example, from April thru October, 9:00 AM in Utah is 8:00 AM in Arizona.

Curious about what we’ve done before? Click  our “Past Events” tab to browse seven years of festival event history!

While traveling through southwestern Utah, stop in at the Kane County Office of Tourism, 78 South 100 East, Kanab, and ask about our festival.  Visit our ATTEND page for details and lodging information!


TO GRAND CANYON WITH LOVE – A Centennial Event!

TO GRAND CANYON WITH LOVE- A Centennial Event! Date: Saturday, May 11, 2019 Time: 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Location: Patio at Willow Canyon Outdoor Gear and Books, 263 S. 100 E, Kanab Description: To celebrate the commencement of Grand Canyon National Park’s second century, Willow Canyon Outdoor teams up with Grand Canyon river guide and photographer Allen Gilberg to encourage you to explore this crown jewel. Introducing resources and opportunities for canyon discovery, from [...]


start time: 3:30 pm start date: 05/11/19 location: Patio at Willow Canyon Outdoor Gear and Books, 263 S. 100 E, Kanab

NATIONAL ASTRONOMY DAY at Zion Mountain Ranch

Night Sky Viewing Event! COMMEMORATE NATIONAL ASTRONOMY DAY! Date: Saturday, May 11, 2019 Time: 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM Location: Zion Mountain Ranch, UT Hwy 9, Mt Carmel, UT Directions: Travel north from Kanab on US 89 to Mt. Carmel Junction and turn left onto UT Hwy 9. Drive 9 miles to Zion Mountain Ranch and Cordwood Restaurant on the left side of the road. Astronomical telescopes will be set up for viewing just outside [...]


start time: 9:00 pm start date: 05/11/19 location: Zion Mountain Ranch

INVOCATION TO SUSTAINABILITY

INVOCATION TO SUSTAINABILITY Experience the Healing Power of Nature Date: Sunday, May 12, 2019 Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Location: Angel’s Landing Outdoor Amphitheater at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab. West side of the gravel road north of Best Friends Welcome Center. Description: Come for an afternoon of celebration and family-friendly fun to launch the 13th Annual Amazing Earthfest 2019! Enter the sanctuary of an ancient gathering place to enjoy live music, inspiration [...]


start time: 2:00 pm start date: 05/12/19 location: Angel’s Landing Outdoor Amphitheater at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab.

STELLAR VISTA OBSERVATORY Fundraiser for Kanab’s Future Space Observatory

Night Sky Event! STELLAR VISTA OBSERVATORY Fundraiser for Kanab’s Future Space Observatory Date: Monday, May 13, 2019 Time: 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM Location: Kane County Water Conservancy Building, 725 E Kaneplex Dr., Kanab, UT 84741 Directions: Travel south from Kanab for 3 miles on US HWY 89A and turn left onto Kaneplex Drive. Go 1 mile and park across the road from the Kane County Water Conservancy District Office building. Enter the large conference [...]


start time: 8:00 pm start date: 05/13/19 location: Kane County Water Conservancy Building, 725 E Kaneplex Dr., Kanab, UT 84741

SOCIAL DINNER PARTY AT PARRY LODGE

SOCIAL DINNER PARTY AT PARRY LODGE Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2019 Time: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM Location: The Elegant Parry Lodge Dining Room, 89 East Center Street, Kanab. Description: Enjoy live acoustic music by Salt Lake City guitarist and vocalist Paul Boruff while feasting together with friends, presenters and supporters of southern Utah’s Amazing Earthfest. In “Dutch Treat” style, Parry Lodge will provide a lovely, full course gourmet supper buffet. A featured speaker will [...]


start time: 5:30 pm start date: 05/15/19 location: The Elegant Parry Lodge Dining Room, 89 East Center Street, Kanab.

CITY LIGHTS AND STARRY NIGHTS – Night Sky Viewing Event!

Night Sky Viewing Event! CITY LIGHTS AND STARRY NIGHTS Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019 Time: 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM Location: South end of Terrell Drive in Kanab. Directions: Travel east from Kanab on US 89 and turn right at Kanab Furniture then left onto Chinle Drive. Go ¾ mile and turn right onto Terrell Drive. Go another ¾ mile passing a 4-way intersection then up the hill to a dead end. Walk into the [...]


start time: 9:00 pm start date: 05/16/19 location: South end of Terrell Drive in Kanab.

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