St. George UT Heritage Day Celebrates 154 Years!

St. George UT Heritage Day

It’s time for fun, festivities and activities as St. George UT Heritage Day celebrates 154 years. The community will be celebrating this weekend with tons of fun, live entertainment, cookies, root beer floats and so much more. This is a tradition that has been celebrated for over two decades. The St. George UT Heritage Day celebration was started by former Mayor Dan McArthur and has become a popular annual event. Best of all, the event is free for everyone to enjoy.

Today, the St. George UT Heritage Day celebration continues with Mayor Jon Pike who is carrying on the celebration of the history and future of St. George UT.

St. George UT has been blessed to see and large amount of growth within the last 30 years and we have seen huge changes in really big ways that have had positive impacts on the St. George UT community. These growths and changes have helped St. George UT grow for the better year after year.

With new generations coming along, St. George UT will continue to grow and improve for the better in infrastructure. They city is also looking to improve its infrastructure and outdoor recreation, which is already something to brag about.

The St. George UT Heritage Day celebration will have tons of fun activities planned for the community, including a Root Beer Float Social, Free Suntran Rides, and Free Recreation to name a few.

Root Beer Float Social – Join the mayor and City Council for a root beer float social held in the St. George Social Hall, 212 N. Main Street, St. George, from noon to 2 p.m. The mayor and council will be serving up free root beer floats and cookies and live entertainment will be provided by local acoustic artists.

Free Suntran Rides – If you are unfamiliar with SunTran, Saturday is a great day to take advantage of free fares and get to know the bus routes. Free rides will be available all day from morning to night. Buses are equipped with bike racks for those wishing to combine active transportation methods with mass transit to navigate the city.

Free Recreation – There will be free entrance to the St. George Recreation Center, 285 S. 400 East and the Sand Hollow Aquatic Center, 1144 Lava Flow Drive for the community to enjoy.

Entrance to the recreation center will be free from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. guests are welcome to come play basketball, lift weights and enjoy the facility, Mortensen said.

Entrance to the Sand Hollow Aquatic Center will be free during open swim hours from noon to 6 p.m.

Event Details:

  • Date: Saturday, January 16, 2016
  • Time: 7:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Location: St. George Social Hall, 212 N Main Street, St. George UT; St. George Recreation Center, 285 S 400 East, St. George UT; Sand Hollow Aquatic Center, 1144 Lavas Flow Dr., St. George UT
  • Admission: Free
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