Kanab Holiday Kickoff

Kickoff the Holidays with us in Kanab, Utah over Thanksgiving weekend!

Throughout the weekend you can find events and activities all over our beautiful town. Join us for a fun run with the K-Town Turkey Trot and the Christmas Light Parade & Lantern Festival. Bring the whole family for some small town fun!

Below you can find a schedule of events for the weekend and more.

  • Kanab Polar Express

Bring the kids for a ride on the Polar Express!

The Polar Express will run November 29th – December 3rd, 2021. Spots are filling quickly, so sign up today! Cost is $10 per child, 1 parent and children under 2 are free (children must be accompanied by an adult).

The adventure on the Polar Express includes:

  • bring your Christmas list and letters to Santa and get a letter back in the mail
  • bring a camera or use your phone to take pictures with Santa
  • ride and caroling on the Polar Express
  • hot chocolate/hot cider

You will need to arrive 15 minutes before your departure on the Polar Express to ensure you and your child do not get left behind. Departures are from the Kane County Courthouse (76 North Main Street). Bring the kids in their PJ’s, ready for a Christmas Adventure!

Get your tickets for the Polar Express here. (Coming soon)

  • K-Town Turkey Trot 5K
Thanksgiving: Thursday, November 25, 2021

Start your Thanksgiving morning with the K-Town Turkey Trot 5K fun run. Meet us out at Jackson Flat Reservoir 2 miles South of Kanab. The Turkey Trot will take place on the Sherry Belle Trail that encompasses 3 miles of beautiful Jackson Flat Reservoir.

The race begins at 8:30am.  Dress up in your favorite Thanksgiving flare! What better way to start your Thanksgiving than with a 5K fun run before eating your delicious Thanksgiving feast!?!

Sign up Here! (coming soon)

  • Christmas Light Parade & Festival

Thanksgiving weekend we have the Christmas Light Parade and Festival. This is the best kickoff to the holiday season you will find anywhere in Southern Utah!

Schedule of Events at The Kanab Center, 20 N 100 E

6:30pm – Refreshments

6:45pm – Tree Lighting

7:00pm -Parade

7:30 pm – Lantern Launch begins (Kanab Center back parking lot)

Schedule of Events

Thursday, November 25

7:30am K-Town Turkey Trot @ Sherry Belle Trail (Jackson Flat Reservoir)-Registration begins at 7:30am. Race begins at 8:30am.

Friday, November 26

Black Friday – Stop by our local businesses to see what great deals they are offering.

Saturday, November 27 

6:30pm Parade Lineup @ Kane County Office of Tourism and

Refreshments at the Kanab Center

6:45pm Tree Lighting Ceremony by Kanab City

7:00pm Parade –

7:30pm Lantern Launch -1/$10 or 2/$15