Kanab Fourth

Kanab’s Small Town Independence Day Celebration

Join us for the best small town Independence Day celebration in the country! Celebrate Independence Day!

July 4th, 2024

Even visitors feel at home and full of patriotism when they celebrate the 4th of July in Southern Utah! Listen bright and early at 6:00 AM for the cannons as they Blast Off!, awakening the whole town for the days festivities. Soon after, join in on a Color Fun Run 5K starting at the church in the center of town at 7:00AM.

10 AM join the town on Center Street for a parade you’ll have the chance to see twice, as the parade turns around at the end of the street, only to end just where it began!

This year’s theme is TBD.

After the parade, find yourself at Jacob Hamblin Park for vendors, entertainment, and many more festivities throughout the day and into the evening.

Once the sun sets and the bands are through playing, prepare yourself for one of the most unique firework shows you have ever seen! Fireworks shoot off overhead at Jacob Hamblin park, illuminating the red cliffs while sending echoes all throughout the town.

Celebrate Independence day in small town USA and we’re sure you’ll return again, and again! Will you join us in celebrating?

– Schedule of Events –

6 am – BLAST OFF! (Cannons are set off)

6am – Registration for Color Run @ North Kanab LDS church – 20 West Center St. (Church in center of town)

7 am – 5K Color Run

8 am – Parade Registration @ Kane County Visitor Center – 78 South 100 East

9 am – Parade Lineup @ Kane County Visitor Center

9:30 am – Parade Float judging will take place

10 am – Parade on Center Street in Kanab – Watch the livestream of the parade here, utahlivestream.com/live

10:30 am – 10 pm – Jacob Hamblin Park Fair – food, vendors, crafts, live entertainment and more! – 566 N 100 E

11:30 am – 1:30 pm – Larriette ‘Navajo Taco’ Lunch @ Jacob Hamblin Park

6 pm – 10 pm – Live Entertainment @ Jacob Hamblin Park

10 pm – Fireworks Show thanks to Kanab City Fire Department @ Jacob Hamblin Park

Please make yourself aware of Utah State Firework Laws and Kanab City Firework Laws before you celebrate with your own firework display. Thank you!

Fireworks can be an exciting way to celebrate. Fireworks need to be treated with respect and care. With the drier than normal spring this year the area has experienced an increase in fire potential, all vegetation will easily ignite and spread fire rapidly!


Fill out your parade application ahead of time. Print it out and bring it in to the Visitor’s Center or email it to events@kane.utah.gov.  4th Parade Application

Take a minute to look over the parade rules and make sure it’s a safe and fun event for everyone.

Vendor applications are open for 2024!  Apply to be a Vendor during this event today! We would love to have many different food, drink and art/craft vendors.
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