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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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