Georgefest History and Marketing Research

  In 2014, the southern Utah public relations and marketing agency Emceesquare Media began formally formulating ideas for a monthly first Friday event to be located at the heart of Historic Downtown St. George, Utah. Then titled George Streetfest, the event brand and design gained initial enthusiasm and vote of sponsorship from St. George City,…

Georgefest Back to School Bash Aug. 4

As summer vacation comes to a close and students ready to return to the classroom, Georgefest is gearing up to offer southern Utah’s biggest end-of-summer last bash. Friday night, Aug. 4, Georgefest welcomes the return of a Main Stage favorite, the band Sego of Los Angeles. Performing for the first time at the Jazz Garden,…

All-American George Event Lineup

  Historic Downtown to Celebrate All-American George July 7 The greater southern Utah community is invited to don red, white and blue July 7, as Georgefest extends Independence Day festivities with “All-American George.” This month’s street festival will celebrate all things Americana, with homegrown entertainment, locally produced food and beverages, family-friendly games, and a visit…

Georgefest Dance Party Update

Our commitment to your safety: Georgefest organizers have made the decision to postpone the DJ Dance Party at the July 7 first Friday event due to pedestrian/traffic safety concerns at the roundabout at Main Street and Tabernacle Street. In order to improve safety for event patrons, we are exploring the possibility of relocating the DJ Dance Party…

Georgefest Birthday Bash a Crowd-pleaser

From Main Stage to the Jazz Garden, the streets of Historic Downtown St. George were filled with the sounds of talented musicians and the smells of delicious food truck fare, during Georgefest’s “June Moon Jubilee” on June 2. June’s edition marked a momentous occasion for the first Friday monthly event, as “George” marked its second…

Georgefest Two-year Anniversary June 2

Two years ago, Georgefest began as a relatively small street festival drawing a few hundred people. But ever since that first gathering in June of 2015, the crowds have continued to swell, the number of attractions has steadily increased, and the word has spread: His toric Downtown St. George is the place to be on…

George Gets Artsy April 7

In honor of the new “outdoor sculpture garden” being installed the following morning in Historic Downtown St. George by the Art Around the Corner board of directors – in cooperation with the City of St. George – Georgefest attendees will have the chance to participate in a one-of-a-kind event:  Anyone so inclined is invited to…