Pioneer Day Celebrations in St George & Washington Utah~July 24, 2012

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Pioneer Day celebrations in Ivins & Washington Utah are an annual tradition for southern Utah families! City of St George Utah

What is Pioneer Day?  It is the official holiday each year commemorating the arrival of Brigham Young and a small group of Mormon pioneers to the Salt Lake Valley on July 24, 1847.  Brigham Young declared "This is the Place!"  and the pioneers followed.

July 24th is an extra holiday for most Utahn's and is celebrated similar to the 4th of July with parades, rodeos, fireworks and other festivities.  This holiday is not only for LDS church members, but a celebration for everyone, regardless of faith or nationality, who emigrated to the Salt Lake Valley during the Pioneer era.

The City of St George does not sponsor any activities this day but encourages residents to visit and participate in the celebrations held in Ivins and Washington City.


Washington City

Veterans Park - 100 East Telegraph, Washington Utah

  • 7:30 to 9am - Breakfast
  • 9am - Parade Down Telegraph
  • 10am - Games, Food and Entertainment


Ivins Park-Main St & 100 North, Ivins Utah

  • 7 to 9am - Breakfast
  • 9am - Parade
  • 10am to 1pm - Entertainment in park


  • 8am - Softball Tournament - Town Ball Field
  • 6 pm - Dinner & Games - Springdale Town Park
  • 8:15pm - Show - Tanner Amphitheater
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Ginny Gorman
RI Real Estate Services ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate - North Kingstown, RI
Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond

Erika, St. George has alot to do and to celebrate a great hometown founder is an event to enjoy...wish you well!

Jul 20, 2012 10:30 AM #1
Tony & Darcy Cannon
Aubrey and Associates Realty - Layton, UT
The C Team

Erika, That is some good information, sounds like there will be some good events in Utah's Dixie!

Jul 20, 2012 12:39 PM #2
Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional
Charles Rutenberg Realty - Clearwater, FL
Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor

Sounds like a great localism post and I am sure it will be celebrated all over your area.

Jul 21, 2012 06:56 AM #3
Steve Hoffacker
Steve Hoffacker LLC - West Palm Beach, FL
Certified Aging In Place Specialist-Instructor


Pioneer days are always fun to look back, but this sounds like a very big event. :)


Jul 21, 2012 04:24 PM #4
Susanna Haynie
CO-RE Group, LLC -Real estate sales and services - Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Springs Realtor GRI CNE MCNE ePro MRP


Thank you for introducing this to us. Any celebration is great if it brings all kinds of people together to build community.

Jul 23, 2012 12:16 AM #5
Erika Rogers
Red Rock Real Estate ~ Southern Utah's Largest Independent Brokerage - Saint George, UT
St George Utah Real Estate & Relocation Specialist

Ginny, this is really a big deal here in Utah!  Thanks for stopping by...

Tony, there is lots of fun things to do down here tomorrow, you should come visit for the day!

Barbara-Jo, Thanks for stopping by.  It is a fun event that people look forward to every year.

Steve-This is a fun time to look at where we were and how far we've come.

Susanna-This event is a wonderful thing that brings all communities together here in St George.  Thanks for stopping by:)

Jul 23, 2012 05:33 AM #6
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