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The Season Starts in Moab!

Your Ultimate Guide to Moab’s Outdoor Festivals and Spring Events

Embark on a journey through the exhilarating outdoor festivals and spring events nestled in the heart of Moab, Utah. From adrenaline-pumping adventures to serene explorations of nature, Moab offers something for every outdoor enthusiast. Whether you’re seeking high-octane thrills or tranquil moments of connection with the natural world, this guide will equip you with everything you need to make the most of your Moab adventure. So lace up your boots, pack your sense of adventure, and get ready to unlock the boundless possibilities of springtime in Moab!

Skinny Tire Festival (Road Bicycle Event)
This 4-day cycling event is full of amazing scenery and bucket-list-worthy routes. Cycle along the might Colorado River, through Arches National Park, and up to Dead Horse Point State Park.
March 9 @ 9:00 am – March 12 @ 3:00 pm
Website: skinnytireevents.com/skinnytirefestival

Canyonlands Half Marathon and 5 Mile
Thousands of runners come together in March to enjoy the scenic red rock formations and winding Colorado River that Moab has come to be known for! Running parallel to Arches National Park and the Mighty Colorado, runners are in for a real treat.
March 16
Website: madmooseevents.com/canyonlands-half-marathon

Easter Jeep Safari
The Easter Jeep Safari consists of trail rides, mostly day long trips, departing from Moab Utah throughout the 9 day long event. The official event is hosted by the Red Rock 4-Wheelers Inc. one of the local four wheel drive clubs of Moab.
March 23 – March 31
Website: rr4w.com/events.cfm

TransRockies Moab Rocks
Over three fully supported stages—covering 76 miles (123km) and 7,800 feet (2,400m) of elevation—you’ll race on legendary trails like Porcupine Rim and modern classics like Klondike and Mag 7. In all, it’s a fraction of what the Moab area has to offer, but only the best of the best make the cut.
April 6 @ 8:00 am – April 8 @ 3:30 pm
Website: moab-rocks.com

Cruise Moab (Toyota Land Cruiser 4×4 Event)
Guided trail runs, Thursday night Vendor Showcase, the famous Friday night dinner & raffle (including 1 dinner), one raffle ticket, one event sticker, and one official event t-shirt.
April 17 – April 21
Website: cruisemoab.com

Moab Rotary Car Show & Rod Run
Beautiful vehicles set in a breath-taking location. Don’t miss this fun & unique event. Bring the whole family! The car show presents beautiful antique, unique cars and trucks.
April 26 – April 28
Website: moabrotary.com

Thelma and Louise Marathon, Half Marathon, 15K, and Marathon Team Race
Because a girls weekend should include an exciting challenge, we present Thelma and Louise Marathon, Half Marathon, and 15K! Bring your best girl friends to Moab and experience remoteness of Moab’s Behind the Rocks area.
April 27
Website: madmooseevents.com/thelma-and-louise-half-marathon-rel

TransRockies Gran Fondo Moab
The Gran Fondo Moab will follow the La Sal Mountain Loop Road which features an amazing variety of canyon country scenery. The 60-mile long route follows the winding Colorado River, then heads up to the La Sal Mountains through beautiful Castle Valley.
May 4
Website: transrockies.com/gran-fondo-moab

Raptors on the Rocks (4X4 Off-road Event)
Join the third annual Raptors on the Rocks event – a gathering of Raptor enthusiasts from all over the globe in Moab, Utah
May 9 – May 12
Website: raptorsontherocks.com

Moab Arts Festival
A broad selection of original art from over 60 artists will be on display. he variety of artisans includes categories such as furniture, fine art, creative arts, pottery, fiber & textiles, jewelry, glass, and wood.
May 25 – May 26
Website: moabartsfestival.org/

Desert Rats 150 (Long Distance Running Event)
It’s about reaching deep within yourself, adapting to adversity and overcoming the challenges in front of you. Those who enjoy Desert RATS the most come into the experience prepared and willing to be flexible in every way.
June 16 @ 10:00 am – June 22 @ 7:00 pm
Website: geminiadventures.com/run/desert-rats-150

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