Cedar City, Utah
Cedar City, Utah
Only 2 1/2 hours north of Las Vegas and 3 1/2 hours south of Salt Lake City on Interstate 15, one will discover a unique small city complete with world-renowned theatricals, astounding beauty, and unbelievable outdoor recreation.
A community surrounded by National Parks, Cedar City offers visitors, friends and residents the opportunity to experience a wealth of variety. One can enjoy the Tony Award Winning Utah Shakespearean Festival in the summer and fall, or ride the fresh powder of Brian Head Ski Resort during the winter months.
Enjoy golfing along the red sand stone hills at the Cedar Ridge Golf Course, join the family of athletes that participate in the Utah Summer Games, or visit one of the many attractions in Scenic Southern Utah. For the outdoor enthusiast, whether it’s rock climbing, mountain biking, or snowboarding, the opportunities are endless.
Cedar City is home to Southern Utah University, a state university with nearly 6,000 students, which serves as an important center for advanced learning and public service. The University hosts numerous plays, lectures, operas and musicals, as well as NCAA Division I athletic events.
Founded in 1851, Cedar City is a very energetic and cultured city that values education and progress. As Festival City USA, Cedar City hosts year-round festivals including the American Children’s Christmas Festival, the Festival Royale, the Utah Neil Simon Festival, the Thunderbird Film Festival and the July Jamboree and classic car show, just to mention a few. The new Heritage Center presents an assortment of plays, symphonies, ballets, art shows and multitude of cultural events and entertainment.