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Moab Event Calendar

2017 Events

January 2017 2017
Sun 1 New Year’s Day – Holiday
Sun 1 First Day Hike – Join the hundreds of thousands of people all across the country who are starting off the New Year by taking a hike! At Dead Horse Point, we will undertake a three-mile round-trip journey to the remote Bighorn Overlook. Meet at the visitor center at 1:00pm. Weather and snow conditions are hard to predict, but make sure to dress warm and bring comfortable hiking boots! For more info visit stateparks.utah.gov/parks/dead-horse/events/ or call 435-259-2614.
Mon 16 National Park Service Fee Free Days – The Southeast Utah Group of the National Park Service (Arches and Canyonlands national parks and Hovenweep and Natural Bridges national monuments) is joining national parks across the country in waiving entrance fees several days in 2017 as a way to encourage people to get outdoors and spend time with their friends and family in the national parks this year.
Mon 16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday – Holiday
Thu 19 Free Film: Motley’s Law – 90 min | 2015 | Denmark | Not Rated – A fascinating portrait of Kimberley Motley, a former beauty queen who was the first Western litigation lawyer to work in Kabul, Afghanistan, not to mention the only woman. Winner: Grand Jury Prize–2015 DOC NYC, Best Female Director–2015 IDFA – Free! Presented by the Grand County Public Library and the Utah Film Center 7 pm @ Star Hall 159 E. Center St. For more info visit moablibrary.org/639/Utah-Film-Circuit-Moab or call 435-259-1111.
Fri-Sun 27-29 OKOKOK Productions presents: “Yo Mama ~ Un-canned” – Forget politics, environmental crisis and social injustice! Yo Mama is here to remind us who’s really in charge, the source of infinite power and how to navigate space without a puffy suit! Presented in a one-woman shamanic performance with musical accompaniment. Star Hall, Moab, Utah – Jan.27-29 and Feb. 2-4, 2017, at 7 PM. Tickets available, $10 at the door! For more info visit okokokproductions.com or call 435-259-8378.
February 2017 2017
Thu-Sat 2-4 OKOKOK Productions presents: “Yo Mama ~ Un-canned” – See description above.
Mon-Fri 6-10 Winterlude 2017 – The Moab Music Festival presents a week of community concerts and education outreach events in partnership with the University of Utah School of Music. The week concludes with a concert at Star Hall on Friday, February 10 @ 7pm. For more info visit moabmusicfest.org or call 435-259-7003.
Wed 8 Moab Music Festival Winterlude Concert at Dead Horse Point State Park – As part of the Moab Music Festival’s Winterlude event, join us Wednesday, February 8 at NOON for a free concert featuring the University of Utah’s Michie Graduate String Quartet at the Dead Horse Point State Park visitor center. A light lunch and optional guided trail walk (1mi. round trip) will follow. A free shuttle is available from Swanny Park – seating is limited. Reserve your free shuttle and/or concert seat by calling the Moab Music Festival Box Office, 435-259-7003. For more info visit moabmusicfest.org/winterlude-2017 or call 435-259-7003.
Sat 18 Moab Red Hot 55k/33k – The Moab Red Hot was voted Most Beautiful Trail Race In America by Running Times Magazine! Come see for yourself! For more info visit GrassRootsEvents.net or call 435-260-0886.
Mon 20 National Park Service Fee Free Days – The Southeast Utah Group of the National Park Service (Arches and Canyonlands national parks and Hovenweep and Natural Bridges national monuments) is joining national parks across the country in waiving entrance fees several days in 2017 as a way to encourage people to get outdoors and spend time with their friends and family in the national parks this year.
Mon 20 Presidents Day – Holiday
Thu 23 Free Film: Do Not Resist! – Directed by Craig Atkinson 70 min | 2016 | USA | Not Rated – Do Not Resist is an urgent and powerful exploration of the rapid militarization of the police in the United States. Winner: Best Documentary—2016 Tribeca Film Free! Presented by the Grand County Public Library and the Utah Film Center 7 pm @ Star Hall (159 E. Center St.) For more info visit moablibrary.org/639/Utah-Film-Circuit-Moab or call 435-259-1111.
Fri-Sun 24-26 DOCNA Dog Agility Competition – Competition of agility handlers with their dogs running a timed obstacle course. Spectators are welcome, although they need to leave pets at home, since this is a pre-registered qualifying competition. For more info call 970-261-2148.
Sat-Sun 25 The Trashion Show – Winter’s funnest party! Design and dress up in your best upcycled outfit for this raging runway and dance party. All proceeds go towards education programs and events helping to create a culture of conscious consumption and wise use of resources in our community. For more info email resiliencyhub@gmail.com.
March 2017 2017
Sat-Sun 4-5 Quilting in the Red Rocks Quilt Show – The 9th Biennial Quilting in the Red Rocks will showcase approximately 200 quilted items, including antique, traditional and art quilts as well as wearable art and quilted home decor. Tickets for an opportunity quilt will also be available. The Grand Center, 182 North 500 West, is the location for the show. Hours are Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Admission is Free! For more info visit www.moabquilts.blogspot.com or call 435-259-6447.
Sat-Mon 4-6 Moab International Film Festival – Moab International Film Festival showcases films which inspire change for the better in our world. $5 tickets and $30 passes are available at Canyonlands Copy Center, The T-Shirt Shop, Back of Beyond Books, or online at moabfilmfestival.org. For more info visit moabfilmfestival.org or call 801-309-6887.
Sat-Tue 11-14 Moab Skinny Tire Festival – Road cycling tour in iconic Moab, Utah. Festival features cycling celebrities, Banff Mountain Film Festival, Western Adventure Dinner, music, beer, food, and the most awe-inspiring landscape imaginable. Choose to ride two or all four days through Dead Horse Point State Park and the Colorado River Corridor. Event benefits cancer research and survivorship programs. Ask how your favorite beneficiary can be included. For more info visit skinnytireevents.com or call 435-260-8889.
Thu 16 Free Film: Dark Horse – Directed by Louise Bell/ 85 min/ 2015/ UK/Rated PG – A barmaid in a Welsh mining village convinces her friends to pool their resources to take on the “elite sport of kings” and breed a racehorse.  Free! Presented by the Grand County Public Library and the Utah Film Center 7 pm @ Star Hall 159 E. Center St. For more info call the library @ 435-259-1111.
Sat 18 Canyonlands Half Marathon & 5 Mile Run – Join us for the 42nd annual Canyonlands Half Marathon and Five Mile run! The scenic USATF sanctioned and certified course follows the Colorado River through a dramatic redrock canyon. Food, beer, awards and live music await you at the finish in downtown Moab. For more info visit www.moabhalfmarathon.com or call 435-259-4525.
Sat 25 Behind the Rocks Ultra – BTR was created to highlight Moab’s last hidden gem, the Behind the Rocks Wilderness Area. The course was designed to highlight the technical slickrock trails of Moab, the views of the Behind the Rocks Wilderness area, and the snow capped La Sal mountains. For more info visit madmooseevents.com or call 719-429-9501.
Sat-Mon 25-27 Moab Rocks Mountain Bike Stage Race – Moab Rocks takes some of the regions best classic and new routes including Klondike, Porcupine Rim and Mag 7 and combines them into a 3-day masterpiece of xc and timed descents in a fully supported format. All this wrapped up in a fun and friendly atmosphere combining camaraderie and competition. TransRockies Events pioneered Mountain Bike Stage Racing in North America with the TransRockies Challenge in 2002, and the 3-day race format with the TR3 starting in 2009. For more info visit transrockies.com/moab-rocks/ or call 877-373-3376.
Fri-Sun 3/31-4/2 Spring Outerbike – Test ride all of the latest and greatest bikes and gear on the world-class trails of Moab, Utah. For three to four days, the world’s premier bike and gear manufacturers set up at the Outerbike expo site. You can browse the latest innovations, pick a bike you’d like to try and take it for a ride. Repeat as needed. For more info visit outerbike.com or call 800-845-2453 or 435-259-8732.
April 2017 2017
Sat 8 Art Walk – You can enjoy Art Walk on the second Saturdays of April, May, June, September, October and November, from 6-9pm. Visit up to nine different venues, see many different art displays and enjoy refreshments. For more info visit moabartwalk.com or call 435-259-6272.
Sat-Sun* 8-16 Easter Jeep Safari – Gathering of full size 4×4 vehicles to run back country trails with guides. Also a trade show by major industry suppliers presenting products for 4×4 vehicles. For more info visit rr4w.com or call 435-259-7625.
Sat-Sun 15-16 National Park Service Fee Free Days – The Southeast Utah Group of the National Park Service (Arches and Canyonlands national parks and Hovenweep and Natural Bridges national monuments) is joining national parks across the country in waiving entrance fees several days in 2017 as a way to encourage people to get outdoors and spend time with their friends and family in the national parks this year.
Wed 19 50th Anniversary Jeepster Commando – Jeepster Commando anniversary car and vendor show at the Old Spanish Trail Arena. Wednesday 4/19/2017 from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Over 100 old Jeepsters and 30 vendors. Free, open to the public. For more info visit jeepster50.com or call 209-274-2312.
Thu 20 Free Film: The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and The Silk Road Ensemble – Directed by Morgan Neville 96 min | 2015 | USA | PG-13 From Oscar®-winning director Morgan Neville, comes the story of the international musical collective created by legendary cellist Yo-Yo Ma. 2015 Berlin International Film Festival – Free! Presented by the Grand County Public Library and the Utah Film Center 7 pm @ Star Hall 159 E. Center St. For more info call the library @ 435-259-1111.
Sat 22 Adventure Xstream Moab Adventure Race – The 17th annual AXS Moab Adventure Race kicks off in Moab on April 22nd, 2017. This is one of the most spectacular venues in the series and certainly a racer favorite. Mountain bike through the canyons on jeep roads and some of Moab’s epic single track trails. Kayaks through the canyon on the Colorado River, and rappel down a breath taking 300′ cliff. We hope to see you in April. For more info visit axsracing.com/moab or call 970-403-5320.
Sat-Sun 22-23 National Park Service Fee Free Days – The Southeast Utah Group of the National Park Service (Arches and Canyonlands national parks and Hovenweep and Natural Bridges national monuments) is joining national parks across the country in waiving entrance fees several days in 2017 as a way to encourage people to get outdoors and spend time with their friends and family in the national parks this year.
Fri-Sun 28-30 Moab April Action Car Show – Friday is a Rod Run, Saturday is the Car Show and Sunday a Rod Run to Dead Horse Point State Park. Trophies in 30 classes. Free admission for spectators. For more info visit moabaprilaction.org or call 435-260-1948.
May 2017 2017
Sat 6 SCOTT Enduro Cup presented by Vittoria – Moab – Moab is an iconic mountain biking destination that boasts endless desert riding, incredible mountain vistas and technical slickrock terrain. Round 1 of the 2017 SCOTT Enduro Cup is a human powered single-day season kickoff where the strongest, and as history tells, most seasoned riders tend to take home the win. For more info visit endurocupmtb.com or call 801-349-4616 .
Sat 13 Art Walk – You can enjoy Art Walk on the second Saturdays of April, May, June, September, October and November, from 6-9pm. Visit up to nine different venues, see many different art displays and enjoy refreshments. For more info visit moabartwalk.com or call 435-259-6272.
Sat 13 Back of Beyond Paddle Race – The Back of Beyond Paddle Race follows 7-miles of the Colorado River through the spectacular red rock canyons of Southeastern Utah and past some of the world’s most breathtaking scenery – through Moab’s ‘Postcard Alley’ and into Utah’s own ‘back of beyond’. For more info visit backofbeyondsup.com or call 435-210-4665.
Sat 13 Desert RATS Classic -100K & 50K MTB Race – The Desert RATS Classic Endurance Mountain Bike Race follows the world famous Kokopelli and classic Zion Curtain trails. This section has a wonderful mix of technical singletrack trail, big climbs and heinous descents, and even some jeep roads. This is an out and back course with a total of five aid stations for the 100K and three aid stations for the 50K. For more info visit geminiadventures.com or call 303-249-1112.
Fri-Sun 19-21 8th Annual Willys Overland Rally – Join Willys Owners from all over the country to explore the beautiful riches that the Moab area has to offer in your Willys Overland Station Wagon or Truck. New venue this year! BBQ, Car Show, Raffle, Trail ride and a great time with friends and family. For more info visit willysrally.com or call 702-622-5688.
Sun-Fri 21-26 goneMoab 2017 – We are a group of Nissan Off-roaders that organize an event in Moab, UT every may during the week leading up to Memorial weekend. For more info visit gonemoab.com or call 303-918-5569.
Sat-Sun 27-28 Moab Arts Festival – 25th Annual Moab Arts Festival with Beer and Wine Garden- free admission, live music, Wine & Beer Garden, Saturday 10am-7pm; Sunday 10am-6pm. This free event hosts local & national artists welcoming residents & visitors from all parts of the world. Please join us for this special Arts Festival to celebrate our 25th year. For more info visit moabartsfestival.org, email info@moabartsfestival.org, or call 435-259-2742.
Mon 29 Memorial Day – Holiday
June 2017 2017
Thu-Sat 1-3 Canyonlands PRCA Rodeo – Canyonlands PRCA Rodeo – Join us for three exciting days of cowboys and cowgirls, exciting entertainment, food, live music and much more! For more info visit www.moabcanyonlandsrodeo.com or call (435) 259-4852.
Sat 3 Thelma & Louise Half Marathon and Relay – The Thelma & Louise Half Marathon is a fun, fast course full of surprises. Well-stocked aid stations, and characters from the movie are on course during this scenic 13.1 mile run. You can enter this event as an individual or as part of a dynamic duo relay team! For more info visit www.moabhalfmarathon.com or call 435-259-4525.
Sat 10 Dawg Days of Summer BBQ – Join us Saturday June 10th from 5:00-8:00pm at Old City Park for our annual Dawg Days of Summer BBQ and Silent Auction Benefit for Humane Society of Moab Valley. Relax and enjoy live music while treating your taste buds to a delicious backyard BBQ catered by Blu Pig. You won’t want to resist bidding on the many luxury gift items at our silent auction! For more info visit moabpets.org or call 435-259-4862.
Sat 10 Art Walk – You can enjoy Art Walk on the second Saturdays of April, May, June, September, October and November, from 6-9pm. Visit up to nine different venues, see many different art displays and enjoy refreshments. For more info visit moabartwalk.com or call 435-259-6272.
Sun-Sat 18-24 Desert RATS Kokopelli 150 Stage Trail Race – Racers will run from Grand Junction, Colorado to the world famous Moab, Utah along the beautiful 148-mile Kokopelli trail. This is a 6 day, fully-supported stage race with distances ranging from day to day between 9 and 50 miles. This is a grueling event that will challenge the most seasoned athletes yet is designed so that less experienced ultrarunners can train for and successfully complete the course. The entire length of the trail is stunningly beautiful with jagged canyons and breathtaking vistas and Desert RATS racers experience every beautiful mile. For more info visit geminiadventures.com or call 303-249-1112.
July 2017 2017
Tue 4 Independence Day – Holiday
Fri 7-28 Moab Free Summer Concert Series – Moab Free Summer Concert Series is a FREE live music event that will take place every Friday evening in July at Swanny City Park in conjunction with the Moab Farmer’s Market. The Market begins at 4:30, music and dancing will be from 5:30- 8:30 PM. Food vendors and Beer garden available. For more info visit facebook.com/moabfreesummerconcerts or call 435-259-3198.
Mon 24 Pioneer Day Ice Cream Social – The 39th Annual Pioneer Day Ice Cream Social, from 7-9pm, is held on the lawn beside the Museum of Moab (118 E Center Street). Live music. Donations will be accepted. For more info visit moabmuseum.org or call 435-259-7985.
August 2017 2017
Fri 25 National Park Service Fee Free Days – The Southeast Utah Group of the National Park Service (Arches and Canyonlands national parks and Hovenweep and Natural Bridges national monuments) is joining national parks across the country in waiving entrance fees several days in 2017 as a way to encourage people to get outdoors and spend time with their friends and family in the national parks this year.
Thu-Mon* 8/31-9/11 25th Moab Music Festival – Every September, the award-winning Moab Music Festival brings world-class musicians to stunning red rock venues around Moab, Utah for a feast of chamber music, jazz, Latin and traditional music concerts. This year we celebrate our 25th anniversary of making “music in concert with the landscape.” For more info visit moabmusicfest.org or call 435-259-7003.
September 2017 2017
Sat-Sun 2-3 Moab Artists’ Studio Tour – Visit Moab and Castle Valley artists in their home studios. Meet and talk with artists as they demonstrate their artistic visions in a wide range of mediums. For more info visit moabstudiotour.com or call 435-259-6447 .
Fri-Sun 8-10 Blazer Bash – 3 days of guided trail runs on the 4×4/Jeep Safari routes in the Moab area. Most attendees drive full-size GM trucks, but all makes are welcome. Friday night catered BBQ dinner in Old City Park. Event registration is required thru website. For more info visit blazerbash.com or call 970-834-2884.
Sat 9 Art Walk – You can enjoy Art Walk on the second Saturdays of April, May, June, September, October and November, from 6-9pm. Visit up to nine different venues, see many different art displays and enjoy refreshments. For more info visit moabartwalk.com or call 435-259-6272.
Thu-Sun 21-24 Mother of all Boogies – 14th annual Mother of all Boogies invites skydivers from all over the world to converge on beautiful Moab for 4 full days of high altitude skydiving from turbine aircraft! Non-skydivers are welcome as spectators and will have the opportunity to make a tandem skydive during the event. Everyone is welcome to come and see human body flight in its most pure, adrenaline packed form! Contact Skydive Moab for more information. For more info visit motherofallboogies.com or call 435-259-5867.
Sat 23 Moab Century Tour – Landscape Worth Training for! 40,60, 100 mile route options. Ride in the wild, wild west through Dead Horse Point State Park and the Colorado River Corridor. Ride alongside towering redrock walls outlining the Colorado River; enjoy lunch at the earth’s edge overlooking Canyonlands National Park and the Colorado River two thousand feet below. Music, beer, cycling icons and great food await you at the Post-ride party. For more info visit skinnytireevents.com or call 435-260-8889.
Thu-Sat 28-30 Moab Pride – Welcome to our celebration of loving consensually and living authentically. In the face of hate, we are creating space to love. Can’t wait to dance with y’all into the future we want to see! Parade is at 10am on Saturday (9/30). For more info visit moabpride.org or call 201-923-7785.
Sat 30 National Park Service Fee Free Days – The Southeast Utah Group of the National Park Service (Arches and Canyonlands national parks and Hovenweep and Natural Bridges national monuments) is joining national parks across the country in waiving entrance fees several days in 2017 as a way to encourage people to get outdoors and spend time with their friends and family in the national parks this year.
October 2017 2017
Fr-Sun 6-8 Outerbike Fall 2017 – Test ride all of the latest and greatest bikes and gear on the world-class trails of Moab, Utah. For three to four days, the world’s premier bike and gear manufacturers set up at the Outerbike expo site. You can browse the latest innovations, pick a bike you’d like to try and take it for a ride. Repeat as needed. For more info visit outerbike.com or call 800 845 2453 or 435 259 8732.
Sa-Sa* 7-14 Red Rock Arts Festival – Formally known as Plein Air Moab. Red Rocks Arts Festival is celebrating land inspired art. All past Plein Air activities with a twist. An art street festival on Saturday 10/14/2017!! For more info visit 435-259-6272.
Mon 9 Columbus Day – Holiday
Sat 14 Art Walk – You can enjoy Art Walk on the second Saturdays of April, May, June, September, October and November, from 6-9pm. Visit up to nine different venues, see many different art displays and enjoy refreshments. For more info visit moabartwalk.com or call 435-259-6272.
Sun 15 The Other Half – Stunning redrock and mountain views accompany you along the Colorado River at the 14th annual The Other Half 13.1 mile run in Moab. Fun aid stations and Taiko drummers are along the course and finisher medals, food and microbrews await you at the finish at Sorrel River Ranch Resort. For more info visit moabhalfmarathon.com or call 435-259-4525.
Wed-Sat 18-21 Moab Senior Games – The Moab Senior Games is dedicated to bringing and promoting fitness activities for adults ages 50 to 100 to Moab for physical competition. This event is held throughout Moab and typically has 8 games that are played in a four day span. For more info visit moabseniorgames.com or call 435-260-0161.
Thu-Sun 26-29 Moab Ho Down Mountain Bike Festival – There is no better way to round out your mountain biking year than at this mountain biking fundraiser! Festivities include Enduro Race, Jump Jam, Movie Night, Group Rides, Skills Camps, Townie Tour, and Huge Costume Party with live music. The mountain biking in Moab at the end of October is second to none! Join us at this low key super fun festival! For more info visit moabhodown.com or call 435-259-4688.
Sun-Fri 10/29-11/3 Moab Folk Camp – Experience a community of music and song in the spectacular red rock country of southeastern Utah. We offer a supportive environment where adults can experience the joy of making music and learning new skills in a caring environment. Classes in guitar, banjo, song writing, voice, hand drum, mandolin, painting and photography. For more info visit moabfolkcamp.com or call 603-731-3240.
November 2017 2017
Fri-Sun 3-5 Moab Folk Festival – The Moab Folk Festival is a 3-day music event with 12 performers, workshops, local educational outreach, beer and wine garden and art vendors. For more info visit moabfolkfestival.com or call 435-259-3198.
Sat-Sun 4-5 Moab Trail Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, and Adventure 5k. Plus Kids K. – Trail Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, 5k or Kids K. An unforgettable voyage through some of the world’s most scenic and unique lands. Entry includes t-shirt, goodie bag, food and drink, as well as a scenic and well-marked course. Try it! For more info visit moabtrailmarathon.com or call 970-389-4838.
Sat 11 Veterans Day – Holiday
Sat 11 Art Walk – You can enjoy Art Walk on the second Saturdays of April, May, June, September, October and November, from 6-9pm. Visit up to nine different venues, see many different art displays and enjoy refreshments. For more info visit moabartwalk.com or call 435-259-6272.
Sat-Sun 11-12 National Park Service Fee Free Days – The Southeast Utah Group of the National Park Service (Arches and Canyonlands national parks and Hovenweep and Natural Bridges national monuments) is joining national parks across the country in waiving entrance fees several days in 2017 as a way to encourage people to get outdoors and spend time with their friends and family in the national parks this year.
Sat 18 Dead Horse Ultra – Dead Horse was created to feature the Magnificent Seven Trails off of Gemini Bridges. The course will challenge you with technical slickrock and sandy washes and has great views of Arches National Park, the La Sal Mountains and the Moab Valley. For more info visit madmooseevents.com or call 719-429-9501.
Thu 23 Thanksgiving Day – Holiday
December 2017 2017
Fri-Sat 1-2 MARC Gift Fair – Your chance to shop locally for hand crafted quality made gifts! Over 50 vendors for you to shop with. Friday 4pm to 8pm and Saturday from 10am to 5pm. Come see Santa Claus on Saturday! For more info call 435-259-6272.
Sat 2 Winter Sun 10K – A fast downhill course, great raffle prizes and delicious finish food make the 35th annual Winter Sun 10K a good reason to visit Moab when the air is crisp and the skies are blue and sunny. For more info visit www.moabhalfmarathon.com or call 435-259-4525.
Mon 25 Christmas – Holiday

Note: All event dates and times are subject to change. Check with event organizers for final date and time verification. This calendar is provided as a courtesy to area visitors. No warranty , express or implied, is made as to the safety or ongoing validity of information listed herein. The Moab Area Travel Council or its agents are not responsible for any liability arising from the use of the information herein.