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…

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News – Georgefest Nightlife

Georgefest was recently featured in this March 16, 2017, article published by The Spectrum:  The Future of St. George Nightlife. Exploring the future of nightlife in southern Utah, journalist Emily Havens explores how far the community has come, and whether St. George City is ready for more. According to Georgefest Founder and Executive Director Melynda Thorpe, “I…

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Georgefest Hiring for Spring/Summer

Love nightlife? Work hard, have fun and get paid this summer by becoming a member of the Georgefest event crew. The Georgefest executive committee is now accepting applications for the following spring/summer paid employment positions: Merch Store Manager, Main Street Assistant Manager, Main Stage Production Assistant, and Photo Booth Crew. Internship openings include PR Intern, Social Media…

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Weigh In: Take the Georgefest Survey

This June, southern Utah’s favorite nightlife event will celebrate its second anniversary. Already, with more than 20 consecutive events under its belt, Georgefest has become a fixture of community culture featuring artists and a variety of live musicians each month. From indie rock bands to jazz to street buskers performing for tips, Georgefest has the corner…

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The Anatomy of George

How history inspired this event icon: The original 2014 concept sketch for George, the icon of southern Utah’s first Friday event, Georgefest. Did you know that the Georgefest icon was created with southern Utah history in mind? That’s right, the BOWLER HAT is inspired by the many settlers arriving in the region during the late…

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Main Street Gallery to Feature Artist Mel Scott During Georgefest March 3

Billed “nightlife you can get excited about,” Georgefest celebrates local artists, entertainers and musicians at Historic Downtown on the first Friday of every month. March 3 will be no exception. At the new Main Street art and showcase venue, Gallery 35, Dixie Watercolor Society will host an artist reception featuring southern Utah watercolorist, Mel Scott.  An…

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Georgefest to Celebrate Luck O’ the Irish March 3 – Get Your Green On!

Dick Earl of Dick Earl’s Electric Witnessbelts the blues at Main Stage March 2016 Historic Downtown St. George will be sporting green, Friday, March 3, when Georgefest celebrates its “St. Paddy’s Spring Fling.” A nod in equal parts to St. Patrick’s Day and the imminent arrival of springtime, the monthly nightlife event will mark the…

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