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The Official Moab, Utah 2014 /2015 Calendar of Events

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2014 Events

Ongoing 2014 events
Thursdays Moab Information Center 2014 Lecture Series
An informative series of lectures relating to southeastern Utah. The presentations are usually on Thursday evenings, from April-October, at the Moab Information Center ( Main & Center Street) at 6:00pm. Free! For more info visit cnha.org/mic.cfm
Feb 1st - Sept 15th Canyonlands National Park 50th Anniversary Celebration - The Canyonlands 50th Anniversary will be a year-long event that culminates in mid-September, 2014. There will a variety of events through out the year with main events the weekend of September 11th, 12th, & 13th. During this time there will be an historic film festival, community picnic, historic displays at the Museum of Moab, an art show at the MARC with a rededication ceremony and cowboy dinner at the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park. For more info visit canyonlands50.org to RSVP for certain events. To learn more about the Friends of Arches and Canyonlands Parks visit bateswilson.org or call 435-259-0108.
Summer Moab Farmer's Market - Every Thursday evening at Swanny City Park (400 N 100 W), from 5pm-8pm. This weekly market features local and regional produce, meat & cheese, handcrafted goods, fine art, baked goods, prepared food, AND live entertainment. Special events are offered throughout the summer! For more info visit youthgardenproject.org/farmersmarket.

 

August 2014 2014
Sat 2 Canyonlands 50th Celebration Event: Delicate Stitchers Quilt Guild - Impressions of Canyonlands Exhibit at the Museum of Moab (118 E Center St). The reception will be from 6-9 p.m. For more info call 435-259-0108.
Thu 7 What's Frail on the Trail? Ranger Program at Dead Horse Point State Park - While hiking in Dead Horse Point State Park, visitors will often see a variety of plants and animals. All species on the trails are well adapted to the harsh conditions of the desert, but are usually unable to rebound from human impacts. Join park staff for an one mile guided hike to learn more about how to avoid damaging this unique ecosystem. 9:00am - For more info visit facebook.com/events/611150388998018/ or call 435-259-2614.
Sat 9 An Evening with Jean Rohe, Danny Noveck, and Christopher Layer - Join us for a pre-Festival concert with singer-songwriter Jean Rohe, traditional artist Danny Noveck, and piper Christopher Layer as they present an evening of unique and traditional music. Held at the Aarchway Inn Pavilion at 6:00 pm. Free concert, donations accepted. For more info visit moabmusicfest.org or call 435-259-7003.
Thu 14 What's Frail on the Trail? Ranger program in Dead Horse Point State Park - 9:00am - Meet at the Visitor Center While hiking in Dead Horse Point State Park, visitors will often see a variety of plants and animals. All species on the trails are well adapted to the harsh conditions of the desert, but are usually unable to rebound from human impacts. Join park staff for an one mile guided hike to learn more about how to avoid damaging this unique ecosystem. For more info visit facebook.com/events/663281733756085/ or call 435-259-2614.
Thu 21 Alive Inside - Presented by the Grand County Public Library and the Utah Film Center: As dementia affects millions of elderly Americans, Alive Inside reveals a remarkable, music-based breakthrough that has already transformed lives. Captured over the course of three years, we learn that songs from a patient's past can awaken memories and emotions that have been asleep for years, restoring a deep sense of self to those suffering from the isolation of dementia. 3 Awards! 7 pm at Star Hall 159 E. Center St. For more info call the library @ 435-259-1111.
Sat 23 Moab Roller Derby Summer Showdown - Don't miss Moab Roller Derby's next home bout! MRD and friends take on the Ladies of the Lake at 6pm ('doors' at 5) out at their new venue - the Old Spanish Trail Arena outdoor pavilion. Tickets are$5 + kids are free! For more info visit moabrollerderby.com or call 435-260-2034.
Sat 23 Big Mountain Enduro Moab - This single-day Big Mountain Enduro stop will combine over 7,500 feet of descending over the course of three stages and will navigate through various climate zones as riders wind their way down from Burro Pass through Hazard County, Kokopelli, UPS, LPS and Porcupine Rim trails. This premier event will serve as the final points race for the 2014 Big Mountain Enduro. The Big Mountain Enduro is conducted on Public Lands under special permit from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and USDA Forest Service. For more info visit bigmountainenduro.com or call 303-551-4813.
Sat 23 Night Life on the Wing - Ranger Program in Dead Horse Point State Park - 8:00-900pm - Learn the truth behind the nocturnal life of bats, discover their vital importance to humans, and watch bats fly overhead. Participants should meet at the visitor center amphitheater. For more info visit facebook.com/events/595162690603233/ or call 435-259-2614.
Sat 23 StarGazing Island in the Sky Canyonlands - Rangers from the Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands will be teaming up with rangers from Dead Horse Point State Park to introduce visitors to the wonders of the night sky. August 23rd at 8:30 PM gather at the ISKY Visitor Center. An interpretive program will be followed by star gazing and telescope viewing. Bring a chair or blanket to sit on, warm clothes, and a flashlight with a red filter (if you have one). Programs will take place rain or "shine". For more info visit nps.gov/cany/planyourvisit/stargazing.htm or call 435-259-4712.
Sat 23 Family Movie Night at the Moab Information Center - Family Movie Night at the Moab Information Center @t 7:45 pm - Rio Grande - All movies are part of the "Made in Moab" collection. Enjoy an incredible outdoor movie experience in the heart of Moab. Popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase. Admission is free and fun for the whole family! For more info visit cnha.org or call 435-259-6003 x 112.
Mon 25 Free National Park Entrance Day (National Park Service Birthday) - Visit all national parks, including Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, for free! For more info visit nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparks.htm.
Thu-Sat 28-30 2014 Utah State H.O.G. Rally - State H.O.G. Rallies are a Harley-Davidson Motor Company event. There is a strong sense of camaraderie between Harley riders and H.O.G. members. The State Rally program offers another opportunity for H.O.G. members to celebrate Harley-Davidson® motorcycle ownership by gathering to enjoy each other's road stories and ride together. We also will choose a local charity to support during our event. Local residents are encouraged to participate as spectators at our events, including our bike games, our bike show and our bikini bike wash. For more info visit utstatehogrally.com or call 385-414-8048.
Thu-Mon 8/28-9/8 Moab Music Festival - 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, and traditional music concerts. We call it "music in concert with the landscape," celebrating old and new chamber music, jazz with a Latin flavor, and traditional music from around the globe. For more info visit moabmusicfest.org or call 435-259-7003.
Sat 30 Life of Extremes - Ranger Program in Dead Horse Point State Park - 8:00-9:00am -Living on the Colorado Plateau forces plants and animals to adjust to extremes in weather, temperature and the ebb-and-flow of water, or die. Join park staff on a 1 mile moderately-easy guided hike and examine the intricacies of life on the plateau. Participants should bring plenty of water, hiking boots, cameras and meet at the visitor center front patio. For more info visit facebook.com/events/266709926867256/ or call 435-259-2614.
Sat-Sun 8/31-9/1 Moab Artists' Studio Tour - Visitors will be able to visit 15 working Moab artists in their studios. Details are available at the web site or at Gallery Moab, 87 North Main Street, Moab. For more info visit moabstudiotour.com or call 435-259-6447.
September 2014 2014
Sat-Sun 8/31-9/1 Moab Artists' Studio Tour - Continued
Thu-Mon 8/28-9/8 Moab Music Festival - Continued (see above)
Mon 1 Holiday: Labor Day
Mon 1 Canyonlands 50th Celebration Event: Moab Music Festival - Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Canyonlands - Free Concert at Swanny Park (400 N 100 W) @ 2:00 p.m. For more info call 435-259-0108.
Thu 11 Canyonlands 50th Celebration Events:
Historic Canyonlands Film Festival - Star Hall (159 E Center St) from 7-9pm. Doors open at 6:30pm. Free (donations to the Friends of Arches and Canyonlands Parks gratefully accepted!)
Canyonlands National Park Employee & Alumni Gathering - Grand Center (182 N 500 W) from 9am-2pm.
For more info call 435-259-0108.
Fri 12 Canyonlands 50th Celebration Event: Commemorative Ceremony and Dinner - Needles District, Canyonlands National Park from 3-8pm. Free for everyone! There will be guest speakers, a tribute to Bates Wilson,a cowboy dinner, and campfire interpretative talks. RSVP at canyonlands50.org 
Sat 13 Canyonlands 50th Celebration Events:
• Community Picnic in the Park with Canyonlands National Park Employees, Alumni, and You! - Meet former park service rangers, listen to stories, dutch oven demonstration, music and more. Old City Park, Moab, 11am-4pm. Food available for purchase or BYO. Fun for all!
• Historic Canyonlands Film Festival - Star Hall (159 E Center St) from 7-9pm. Doors open at 6:30pm. Free (donations to the Friends of Arches and Canyonlands Parks gratefully accepted!)
Sat 13 Outdoor Family Movie Night at the Moab Information Center - Family Movie Night at the Moab Information Center @ 7:40 pm - Rio Conchos - All movies are part of the "Made in Moab" collection. Enjoy an incredible outdoor movie experience in the heart of Moab. Popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase. Admission is free and fun for the whole family! For more info visit cnha.org or call 435-259-6003 x 112.
Sat 13 Moab Artwalk - Come join fellow art lovers in an evening of open galleries and special exhibitions of locally made art. Meet the artists, talk art and share your appreciation for the fine talent Moab has to offer. Galleries and shops open late with refreshments and lively entertainment 6-9pm. For more info visit artwalkmoab.com or call 435-259-4912.
Fri-Tue 19-23 Moab International Film Festival - Our purpose is to showcase stellar independent films of cultural and educational value for film-goers to enjoy. We aim to share uniquely powerful stories, concepts, and ideas from around the world. In addition, we seek to further independent films which have a positive effect on society. For more info visit moabfilmfestival.org or call 435-261-2393.
Sat 20 Moab Century Tour - Landscape Worth Training For! Canyons, River, Mountains - Utah's most scenic road cycling routes with 40, 65, and 100 mile options with route elevations from 220' to 5500'. Fabulous roads, cycling icons, delicious food, support vehicles, water and food stations, and cheery volunteers. Come on out and have some fun! For more info visit skinnytireevents.com or call 435-260-8889.
Mon-Sun 22-28 Moab Pride Festival - The Moab Pride Festival and Moab Gay Adventure week is a week long celebration of adventure, awareness and acceptance. Throughout the festival Moab Pride seeks to contribute to the overall health & well-being of the Moab GLBTQ community & beyond. We accomplish this by raising awareness & offering support through integrative entertaining & educational programs and events for everyone. Engaging & partnering with the whole community to create a more informed public- challenged & delighted by a deeper understanding of individual experiences, ideas & motivations. Come celebrate with us! For more info visit moabpride.org or call 801-792-3426.
Wed-Sun 24-28 3rd Annual RedRockin - The Third Annual Red Rockin' ATV-UTV Trails ride - 3 days of guided trails Sept. 25, 26, 27, 2014. Skills and Thrills competition after the ride for swag and prizes. A Country Concert held Friday 7:30pm, Sept 26th, 2014, at the Old Spanish Trail Arena. Vendors, Prizes, Drawings, new models of Yamaha ATV & UTV's on site demo rides. Family fun! For more info visit moabatv-utv.com or call 435-260-9628 / 435-260-8726.
Wed-Sun 24-28 11th Annual M.O.A.B. (Mother Of All Boogies) - Come join over 250 skydivers from around the world and also 200 first time tandem jumpers for a 5 day event over beautiful Moab. Two large turbine aircraft will be taking off every 15 minutes with 20+ jumpers, jumping from sunrise to sunset. 13,000' skydives, 60 seconds of freefall and 5-7 minute parachute ride! Come and see both national parks from over 2 miles high. For more info visit skydivemoab.com or call 435-259-5867.
Fri 26 Outdoor Family Movie Night at the Moab Information Center - Family Movie Night at the Moab Information Center @ 7:15 pm - Indiana Jones - All movies are part of the "Made in Moab" collection. Enjoy an incredible outdoor movie experience in the heart of Moab. Popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase. Admission is free and fun for the whole family! For more info visit cnha.org or call 435-259-6003 x 112.
Sat 27 Stargazing Dead Horse Point State Park - On September 27th at 7:30 PM, rangers from the Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands will be teaming up with rangers from Dead Horse Point State Park to introduce visitors to the wonders of the night sky. An interpretive program will be followed by star gazing and telescope viewing. Bring a chair or blanket to sit on, warm clothes, and a flashlight with a red filter (if you have one). Programs will take place rain or "shine". Meet at the Visitor Center of Dead Horse Point State Park, Spt 27, 7:30 PM. For more info visit nps.gov/cany/planyourvisit/stargazing.htm or call 435-259-4712.
Sat 27 Free National Park Entrance Day (National Public Lands Day) - Visit all national parks, including Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, for free! For more info visit nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparks.htm.
Sat 27 Navajo Rug and Estate Auction - Join R.B. Burnham & Co. for an exciting auction of over 200 quality vintage and contemporary Navajo rugs. Moab Grand Center, 182 North 500 West. Informal rug appraisals start at 9 A.M., Preview 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Auction at 1:00 PM. For more info visit rbburnhamtrading.com/ or call 928-688-2777.
October 2014 2014
Wed-Sun 1-5 Outerbike - Outerbike is a chance for you to test ride next year's bikes and gear on world-class roads and trails in Moab, Utah. For three days, the world's best bike and gear manufacturers will be set up at the Outerbike Expo site. You can walk through and see next year's innovations, pick a bike you'd like to try, and take it for a ride. Repeat as needed :) Your $155 registration fee buys you lunches, shuttled rides, prizes, movies, and entrance to our evening parties! For more info visit outerbike.com/ or call 435 259 8732.
Fri-Sat* 3-11 Plein Air Moab - Plein Air Moab is an 8-day gathering of local and nationally known artists celebrating open air painting in breathtaking environments. PleinAir Moab culminates in competitions, awards and sale of art work. Most events are free and open to the public. For more info visit pleinairmoab.com or call 435-259-6272.
Sat-Sun 4-5 Adventure Xstream Series Finale - 30hr Adventure Race - Adventure Xstream Series Finale - The 14th Annual Adventure Xstream Moab Adventure 30hr Finale ends where it began, in Moab. The most exciting and challenging multi-sport races in the country. Solos, teams and 4 person relay divisions will mountain bike, kayak, trail run, and rappel through Moab's magnificent backcountry. For more info visit AXSracing.com or call 970-403-5320.
Thu-Fri 9-10 Dinosaur Festival: Celebrating National Fossil Day with the Moab Information Center (MIC) and the Museum of Moab - At the Moab Information Center (MIC), on Oct. 9 at 6 p.m., paleontologist ReBecca Hunt-Foster presents "Walking in Their Foot Steps: Fossil Tracks of Grand County". On Oct. 10th visit the MIC and the Museum of Moab to see dinosaur bones and learn about these amazing animals. From 4:30-6:30 p.m. there will be "dinomite" games, face painting & information tables in the MIC courtyard. Bring a camera and have your photo taken with a velociraptor! Follow the "dinosaur tracks" to the Museum of Moab (1 block away) for more dinosaur fun including "Walking like a Dinosaur"! At 7 p.m., bring the family for an outdoor movie "Walking with Dinosaurs" in the MIC courtyard. Popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase. All events are free but donations are appreciated. To find out more, contact CNHA at (435)-259-6003 x 112, cnha.org or the Museum of Moab @ 435-259-7985. MIC, corner of Main & Center St.; Museum of Moab, 118 E. Center Street.
Fri-Sun 10-12 55th Annual Moab Rock Gem and Mineral Show - Rock, gem, and mineral sales and display. Vendors, demonstrations, spin tables. Field trips: Sat-Septarian nodules, Sun-Yellow Cat limb casts. Meet at Spanish trail arena @ 8:30am. For more info visit moabrockclub.com or call 435-259-3393.
Sat 11 Moab Artwalk - Come join fellow art lovers in an evening of open galleries and special exhibitions of locally made art. Meet the artists, talk art and share your appreciation for the fine talent Moab has to offer. Galleries and shops open late with refreshments and lively entertainment 6-9pm. For more info visit artwalkmoab.com or call 435-259-4912.
Sat-Mon 11-13 Moab Rocks - Giddy up and get ready to ride Moab! Long known as one of the world's most iconic mountain biking destinations, Moab has played host to riders from far and wide. In recent years, the Moab mountain biking community has worked tirelessly building epic trails and growing its reputation as a mountain bike Mecca. 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. For more info visit transrockies.com or call 1-866-373-3376.
Mon 13 Holiday: Columbus Day
Sat 18 Castle Valley Gourd Festival - Gourd- and gourd art vendor booths, kids activities, silent auction, parade with Gourdy, the gourd giant, and this year's gourd Goddess and much more! For more info visit gourdfestival.blogspot.com or call 259-0147.
Sat 18 Dead Horse 50k & 25k - Dead Horse 50k & 25k was created to feature the Magnificent Seven Trails off 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. (25k: 2000 feet of gain/loss, 50k: 3000 feet of gain/loss) For more info visit grassrootsevents.net or call 719-429-9501.
Sun 19 The Other Half, 13.1 mile race - Stunning redrock and mountain views accompany you along the Colorado River at the 11th annual The Other Half in Moab. Fun aid stations and Taiko drummers are along the course and finisher medals, food, music and microbrews await you at the finish at Sorrel River Ranch Resort. For more info visit moabhalfmarathon.com or call 435-259-4525.
Thu-Sun 23-26 Moab Ho Down Mountain Bike and Film Festival 9th Annual - Mountain bike fundraising, racing, riding, dirt jumping, partying extravaganza! Mountain bike movies! Women's Skills Camps! Enduro Racing! Jump Jam! Raffles!! Amazing prizes and the most fun you can have on two wheels! For more info visit moabhodown.com or call 435-259-4688.
Sat 25 Night Sky StarGazing Island in the Sky - Rangers from the Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands will be teaming up with rangers from Dead Horse Point State Park to introduce visitors to the wonders of the night sky. October 25th at 7:00 PM gather at the ISKY Visitor Center. An interpretive program will be followed by star gazing and telescope viewing. Bring a chair or blanket to sit on, warm clothes, and a flashlight with a red filter (if you have one). Programs will take place rain or "shine". For more info visit nps.gov/cany/planyourvisit/stargazing.htm or call 435-259-4712.
Sat 25 Pumpkin Chuckin' Festival - The Pumpkin Chuckin' Festival is Moab's quirky fun fall festival! There's something for everyone from live bluegrass music, kids activities, pie-eating contests, and of course, trebuchets, catapults, and slingshots launching pumpkins through the sky! For more info visit youthgardenproject.org/pumpkinchuckin or call 435-259-2326.
Sat 25 Zombi 5k - The third annual Zombi 5k takes place along Millcreek Parkway in Moab. Choose to be a runner or Zombie in this dusk run with obstacles. Runners get a belt with two life tags and zombies try and take those lives. Register at zombi5k.com or call 435-260-0366 for more info.
November 2014 2014
Sun-Fri 2-7 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.
Wed-Sat 5-8 Moab Senior Games - To improve the quality of life for adults ages 50+ by providing athletic competition and social opportunities that promote a healthy and active lifestyle. For more info visit moabseniorgames.com or call 435-260-0161.
Fri-Sun 7-9 Moab Folk Festival - The Moab Folk Festival is a 3-day music event with 12 performers, workshops, local educational outreach, and art vendors. For more info visit moabfolkfestival.com or call 435-259-3198.
Fri-Sun 7-9 Moab Celtic Festival "Scots On The Rocks" - Utah's newest celtic festival will be held at the Old Spanish Trail Arena. Throughout the weekend there will be pipe bands, highland dancing, heavy altheltics, clans and various vendors. Everyone of celtic heritage and those who want to be, are encouraged to come out and have fun. Times and schedule of events will be available soon, so stay tuned. For more info visit moabcelticfestival.org or call 435-210-0080.
Sat 8 Moab Trail Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, and Adventure 5k - Trail Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, and Adventure 5k featuring the scenic and unique landscape of the Kane Creek corridor of Moab Utah. This is the 2014 Trail Marathon National Championships. For more info visit moabtrailmarathon.com or call 970-389-4838.
Sat 8 Moab Artwalk - Come join fellow art lovers in an evening of open galleries and special exhibitions of locally made art. Meet the artists, talk art and share your appreciation for the fine talent Moab has to offer. Galleries and shops open late with refreshments and lively entertainment 6-9pm. For more info visit artwalkmoab.com or call 435-259-4912.
Tue 11 Holiday: Veterans Day
Tue 11 Free National Park Entrance Day (Veterans Day) - Visit all national parks, including Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, for free! For more info visit nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparks.htm.
Sat 22 20th Annual Moab Turkey Trot - 5K fun run ($10 pre-reg, $15 day-of reg) and 1K Kids run ($3 day-of reg only). Dogs and strollers welcome! For more info visit moabrecreation.org or call 435-259-2255.
Thu 27 Holiday: Thanksgiving Day
December 2014 2014
Sat 6 Winter Sun 10K - A fast course, great raffle prizes and delicious finish food make the 32nd 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 moabhalfmarathon.com or call 435-259-4525.
Thu 25 Holiday: Christmas

 

2015 Events

January 2015 2015
Thu 1 New Year's Day - Holiday
Mon 19 Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday - Holiday
February 2015 2015
Sat 14 Moabs Red Hot 33k/55k - A 55k & 33k trail race starting at Gemini Bridges and finishing at Poison Spider. For more info visit grassrootsevents.net or call 719-429-9501.
Mon 16 Presidents Day - Holiday
March 2015 2015
Fri-Sun 6-8 Poison Spider THAW - Fun weekend of demo bicycles and industry events. The Thaw kicks off on Friday with a women's only group ride/skills clinic and continues throughout the weekend at the Moab Brand trails. Come join Moab's best bike guides and cycling personalities for a great time! For more info visit poisonspiderbicycles.com or call 435-259-7882.
Sat-Tue 14-17 Moab Skinny Tire Festival - Celebrating Life and the Sport of Road Cycling. Four days of exhilarating road cycling in the spectacular red rock canyons, arches and mountains of Moab, Utah. This event is a fund raiser for cancer survivors and research programs and directly benefits the Moab Cancer Treatment Center and regional cancer treatment programs. Get inspired and make a difference in the lives of those living with, through, and beyond cancer. For more info visit skinnytireevents.com or call 435-260-8889.
Sat 3/28 Behind the Rocks Ultra - Behind the Rocks Ultra was created to highlight Moab's hidden gem, the Behind the Rocks Wilderness Area. The 50 mile, 50k and 25k courses 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 grassrootsevents.net or call 719.429.9501.
Sat-Sun* 3/28-4/5 Easter Jeep Safari - Experience the red desert from mesa top to canyon bottom in your own vehicle on 40 different trails ranging in difficulty from 2-9. All trails in this nine day event are guided by experienced, friendly trail officials. For more info visit RR4W.com or call 435-259-ROCK.
April 2015 2015
Fri-Sat 24-26 Moab April Action Car Show - Our 23rd annual 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.com or call 435-260-1948.
May 2015 2015
Fri-Sat 1-2 Gran Fondo Moab - A timed road bicycle event held Moab, Utah that goes from the beautiful red rocks along the Colorado River up over the La Sal mountains. The ride is 60 miles with 5500 feet of climbing. Ride it for fun or race your friends! For more info visit granfondomoab.com or call 435-654-8650.
Sat 2 Amasa Trail Run - Amasa features technical slickrock and some of the best scenes Moab has to offer. All runners will be impressed by the spectacular views of the Colorado River corridor, Behind the Rocks and the majestic snow capped La Sal Mountain range. For more info visit grassrootsevents.net or call 719-429-9501.
Sat 9 Red Rock Relay Moab - Red Rock Relay Moab is a relay race for teams of 6 runners that follows a breathtaking course through the La Sal mountains. The event starts and finishes in downtown Moab and showcases some of the best scenery the area has to offer. For more info visit redrockrelay.com/moab or call 801-936-1145.
Mon 25 Memorial Day - Holiday
June 2015 2015
Fri-Sat 5-6 Thelma & Louise - It'll be a wild ride--run with your best friend, your mom, your daughter, or new friends through the intense, gorgeous landscape of the outlaw heroines' journey. The 4th annual Thelma & Louise Women's Half Marathon will inspire, challenge...and give back. Proceeds go to two organizations that support women and girls: Girls on the Run and Seekhaven Family Crisis Center. For more info visit moabhalfmarathon.com/tlhm/index.cfm or call 435-259-4525.
July 2015 2015
Sat 4 Independence Day - Holiday
August 2015 2015
     
September 2015 2015
Mon 7 Labor Day - Holiday
Thu-Tue* 3-15 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, and traditional music concerts. We call it "music in concert with the landscape," celebrating old and new chamber music, jazz with a Latin flavor, and traditional music from around the globe. For more info visit moabmusicfest.org or call 435-259-7003.
Sat-Mon 5-7 Labor Day Camp Out & Safari - Drive your own vehicle on 14 different trails including one overnight (2-7 ratings), all guided by experienced, friendly officials. A no hookup campsite, breakfast, dinner and a drawing ticket (on Saturday) are included in the package. For more info visit RR4W.com or call 435-259-ROCK.
Sat 19 Moab Century Tour - Moab Century Tour - Landscape Worth Training For! Utah's most scenic, fully supported road cycling event. With 40, 60, and 100 mile route options and elevations from 220' to 3200'. A route for every cycling level. Come on out and have some fun! For more info visit skinnytireevents.com or call 435-260-8889.
Mon-Sun 21-27 Moab Pride Festival - The Moab Pride Festival and Moab Gay Adventure week is a week long celebration of adventure, awareness and acceptance. Throughout the festival Moab Pride seeks to contribute to the overall health & well-being of the Moab GLBTQ community & beyond by engaging & partnering with the whole community to create a more informed public - challenged & delighted by a deeper understanding of individual experiences, ideas & motivations. Come celebrate with us! For more info visit moabpride.org or call 310-435-9488.
Thu-Sun 24-27 Mother Of All Boogies (M.O.A.B.) - 11th annual skydiving festival where participants from all over the world converge on Moab for 4 full days of skydiving. First time tandem skydives are welcomed and encouraged! Jump from 14,500 feet above the ground for 60 seconds of free fall and see Moab from the air under a parachute! For more info visit skydivemoab.com or call 435-259-5867.
October 2015 2015
Sat-Mon 10-12 Moab Rocks: TransRockies Race Series - 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. For more info visit transrockies.com/moab-rocks/ or call 1-866-373-3376.
Mon 12 Columbus Day - Holiday
Sat-Sun 17-18 The Other Half - Stunning redrock and mountain views accompany you along the Colorado River at the 12th annual The Other Half in Moab. Fun aid stations and Taiko drummers are along the course and finisher medals, food, music and microbrews await you at the finish at Sorrel River Ranch Resort. For more info visit moabhalfmarathon.com/otherhalf/index.cfm or call 435-259-4525.
November 2015 2015
Wed-Sat 4-7 Moab Senior Games - The Moab Senior Games is a competitive sports event centered around people ages 50 to 100 that keep fit and like challenges. We love first timers and the inexperienced to join us! For more info visit moabseniorgames.com or call 435-260-01614.
Sat 7 Moab Trail Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, and Adventure 5k - Trail Running Race through the scenic and unique canyons and canyon rims around the Kane Creek Corridor. Entry includes t-shirt, finishers medal and mug, soup, and an awesome well marked course. For more info visit moabtrailmarathon.com or call 970-389-4838.
Wed 11 Veterans Day - Holiday
Thu 26 Thanksgiving Day - Holiday
December 2015 2015
Fri-Sat 4-5 Winter Sun 10K - A fast course, great raffle prizes and delicious finish food make the 33rd 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 moabhalfmarathon.com/wintersun/index.cfm or call 435-259-4525.
Fri 25 Christmas - Holiday

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