Experience Independence Day in Southern Utah

Janine Brandt | 05.31.22

In Southern Utah, we believe in celebrating our nation’s birthday with a bang. From literal fireworks to explosive family fun, you’ll find a variety of ways to show your patriotic pride and enjoy a fantastic fourth of July. If you want to celebrate America’s 246th birthday in Southern Utah style, here are some fun events to add to your itinerary. 


4th of July at Brian Head Resort

Monday, July 4, 2022

9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Brian Head Resort 


Brian Head Resort’s annual Independence Day event is the area’s can’t-miss celebration. Head over at 9:30 a.m. to fill your day with live music, local beer vendors, artisan goods, and family fun. While you’re there, enjoy some of the resort’s amazing summer activities like archery, ziplining, chairlift rides, avalanche tubing and more. At dusk, enjoy a sparkling mountain-top fireworks show that’s guaranteed to light up your night! Food and beverage service will last the whole night. 


Parowan’s July 4th Celebration

Monday, July 4, 2022

10 a.m. to Dusk

Main Street Park, Parowan


Parowan’s Independence Day fun starts with a morning parade on Main Street that includes a helicopter flyover, patriotic floats, horses, music, dancers and more. After the parade, head over to Main Street Park to enjoy food, live music, and games. End the day with a professional fireworks show over the famed Iron County Fairgrounds! 


4th of July Celebration in St. George

Monday, July 4, 2022

6:30 a.m. to Midnight

St. George Town Square


This fun-filled extravaganza fills the entire day with amazing activities for the whole family. It starts with the Uncle Sam 4K, a fun and competitive race that’s all about the red, white, and blue. It’s followed by a day full of fun with events like a festive parade, a family carnival, a cornhole tournament, live music, slip-n-slides, water balloon tosses, and so much more! 


Independence Day in Panguitch

Monday, July 4, 2022

Time TBA

Historic Downtown Panguitch


Every year is different, but Panguitch’s annual July 4th celebration always has fun for all ages. Spreading across the city’s quaint historic district, the event includes activities like competitive foot races, a children’s parade, rodeo games, and evening fireworks at Triple C Arena. If you’re feeling adventurous, arrive a day or two early for the Chicken Lights and Chrome Truck Show on July 1-2 to see beautiful antique trucks decked out in millions of sparkling chicken lights. 




When the party’s over, you’ll want a comfortable place to stay. From lakefront cabins in Panguitch to luxurious condos near Brian Head Resort, Family Time Vacation Rentals can help you find the best rental property for a fantastic fourth of July experience. It’s not far away, so browse our options and book your stay today! 

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