Looking for some family-friendly activities this holiday season? We’ve compiled a list of some southern Utah events and activities that are sure to make your holiday experience a little more merry and bright.

St. George, Utah Temple

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The temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is a beautiful white monument against the red mountain backdrop of St. George. And during the Christmas season, it becomes even more beautiful as the grounds are decorated with lights. There is even a Nativity scene complete with music and narration that all kids (and adults) are sure to love.

Town Square in St. George

Lights, a carousel, and Santa! Town Square on Main Street in St. George is a sure hit for families. Be sure to stop by the Children’s Museum next door and take a stroll down Main Street to visit the shops.

Kayenta Center for the Arts

Set in the beautiful landscape of Kayenta (past Ivins), the Center for the Arts presents The Enchanted World of Dolls and A Diamond Holiday. Guests can look forward to fire pits, beautiful lighted trees, and holiday music in this desert winter wonderland as they watch the talented performers. Click here to view the events schedule and purchase tickets.

Ice Skating at Ruby’s Inn

If you thought you couldn’t ice skate in the southern Utah desert, think again! Ruby’s Inn at Bryce Canyon offers this classic winter activity for people of all ages. Click here for more information.

Christmas in the Canyon

Tuacahn offers more than just amazing shows! At Christmas in the Canyon, guests can ride a train around the grounds and view the stunning lights, ice skate on a synthetic rink, and visit Santa. Tuacahn also puts on a live Nativity, which is sure to become a family tradition. In this 20-minute telling of the birth of Christ, volunteers act out the story, complete with live animals, narration, and wonderful music. Click here for ticket information.

All of us at Gallian Welker & Beckstrom wish you a warm and happy Christmas season.

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