Georgefest nightlife you can get excited about

Georgefest Offers Free Entertainment

Published in Dixie Sun News, Sept. 2, 2017 by Hannah Pollock Georgefest offers students free entertainment every first Friday Main Street shuts down, booths fill the sides of the road, the smell of fried food drifts through the air, and music can be heard from blocks away. Just follow the lights in the sky, and you’ll find…

Georgefest Case Study

Case Study:  How one Popular Nightlife Event Created an Appeal for Permanent Residency in Southern Utah Facing financial strain from instant popularity and continuous crowd growth, George Streetfest organizers returned to the whiteboard to draft a design that could carry the community-loved event forward into the future at Historic Downtown St. George. INTRODUCTION In October 2014, Emceesquare Media…

Tip Your Hat to Country George Friday, Sept. 1

Southern Utah prepares to celebrate Country George this month with a tip of the hat to knee-slapping, boot-tapping music and fun. Friday night, Sept. 1, at Historic Downtown St. George, Georgefest will sponsor the third annual George Mustache Contest at the Jazz Garden at 8:30 p.m., and an array of live music performers slated to offer a musical lineup with a country twist.…

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,…

2-hr Launch Delay July 7

With high temperatures expected this weekend, event organizers and St. George City announce delay of the Georgefest event start time by two hours. Attendees can beat the heat by arriving at Historic Downtown two hours later than usual July 7, along with the addition of several event cooling features. Rather than the standard 6 p.m.…

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…