Sat Feb 26 WabiSabi Fashion Bizzare
The WabiSabi Fashion Bizarre pulls together local artists to create the most eye-popping and uniquely bizarre fashion styles all culled from Moab’s WabiSabi Thrift Stores and other recycled materials. For more information call 435) 259-9114 or visit wabisabimoab.org. 21 and over only with valid ID.
Sat-Sun Feb 26-27 Quilting in the Red Rocks Quilt Show
Over 120 beautiful quilts will be displayed. Shop in the Merchants Mall and have your quilts appraised. Hourly door prizes, raffle items, and demonstrations. Saturday and Sunday classes. For class registration forms send an email to: delicatestitchersquiltguild@yahoo.com or call 435-259-6447. Free admission!
MARCH 2011
Sat March 5 Puttin’ on the Ritz
A black tie fundraiser at Red Cliffs Lodge for Seekhaven Family Crisis and Resource Center. (Seekhaven is a non-profit organization addressing the issues of domestic violence and homelessness within Grand and San Juan Counties.) Dancing, live music, silent auction, social (5:30pm), and dinner (7:00pm). For more info call 435-259-2229.
Fri-Sun March 11-13 USTRC Team Roping
Moab hosts the United States Team Roping Championship at Old Spanish Trail Arena (3641 S. Highway 191) – 435-259-6226.
Sat-Tue March 12-15 Skinny Tire Festival
The four rides of the Skinny Tire Festival highlight Moab’s different road riding opportunities. Channel the energy of riding through this grandeur of Moab’s canyon country by putting purpose behind your cycling. This event raises funds for cancer survivorship and research programs including the Moab Cancer Treatment and Resource Center. For more info visit SkinnyTireEvents.com or call 435-259-3193.
Sat March 19 36th Annual Canyonlands Half Marathon and Five Mile Run
The Annual Canyonlands Half Marathon and Five Mile Run course winds alongside the Colorado River through a deep red rock canyon for the first 11 miles, and then takes runners to a green, shady finish at Swanny City Park in downtown Moab. Full details and registration info is available at moabhalfmarathon.org or call 435-259-4525.
APRIL 2011
Sat-Sun* April 16-24 Easter Jeep Safari
Easter Jeep Safari consists of trail rides, mostly day long trips, departing from Moab throughout this week long event. The Red Rock 4-Wheelers of Moab officially runs approximately 9 different trails every day, with “Big Saturday” culminating in the largest ever single trail ride departure happening – around 30 groups line up in down town Moab to head off in every direction for 30 different trails! For more info visit rr4w.com Note: This massive week-long event is one of the largest events of the year for Moab. Please make your camping/lodging reservations as early as possible!
Sun April 24 Easter – Holiday
Fri-Sun 4/29-5/1 April Action Car Show
Classic Car Show – Hot Rods, Trucks, Customs, Street Rods, Muscle Cars, Classics, and much more! Visit www.moab-utah.com/aprilaction/ for more information. Note: This event is one of the largest events of the year for Moab. Please make your camping/lodging reservations as early as possible! For more information call 435-259-5858.
MAY 2011
Sat May 7 GranFondoMoab
A timed road cycling event on the La Sal loop road. For more information go to www.granfondomoab.com or call 435-259-6294.
Wed-Sat May 11-14 Rally on the Rocks
Rally on the Rocks is a UTV specific event with guided trail rides, UTV games, and vendor row. For more info visit rallyontherocks.com or call 661-213-6922. Old Spanish Trail Arena (3641 S. Highway 191)
Sat-Sun May 14-15 Moab Triathlon Festival
The Moab Triathlon Festival is a two-day event consisting of multiple endurance races including an XTERRA off-road triathlon, XTERRA trail run, road triathlon, and a kids triathlon. All activities will be located at Ken’s Lake, with a post-race party and awards ceremony on Saturday evening in downtown Moab. As part of the 2011 TriUtah race series, athletes are expected to converge from throughout the Intermountain West for this one-of-a-kind triathlon celebration. For more information call 801-436-7223.
Sat-Sun May 28-29 Annual Moab Arts Festival
Swanny City Park (400 North 100 West) – For more information visit www.moabartsfestival.org
Mon May 30 Memorial Day – Holiday
Source: Moab Chamber of Commerce