April 22 - 28, 2024





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Events:


Music Concert
Apr 25, 7:00 pm
Veterans Park - Map

Get ready for an incredible evening of music and fun with TBD at Veterans Park on Thursday, April 27th from 8-9 PM! And the best part? It's completely FREE! This is an event that the whole family will love, with great music and a fantastic atmosphere.
 For all things Cotton Days please visit CottonDays.org.


Puzzle Unveiling & Historical Society Night
Apr 26, 6:00 pm
Veterans Park - Map

Get ready for a fantastic family evening out at Veterans Park! We're kicking things off with an amazing ice cream social, puzzle unveiling and museum tour - there's something for everyone to enjoy!
But the fun doesn't stop there! Afterward, we'll be screening a Movie in the Park. There's no better way to end a perfect day than with a great film under the stars! The movie will begin as soon as the sun sets, so don't forget to bring your blankets and chairs. For all things Cotton Days please visit CottonDays.org.


Movie in the Park
Apr 26, 7:30 pm
Veterans Park - Map

Are you ready for an amazing evening at Veterans Park, sponsored by the Washington Area Chamber of Commerce? We've got an incredible movie lined up for the whole family, along with some awesome vendors and delicious food - it's the perfect way to spend an evening!

And the best part? The movie is TBD, which is sure to be a crowd-pleaser! So grab your family and friends, bring your blankets and chairs, and settle in for a fantastic night under the stars.

The movie will start at dusk, so make sure to arrive early to enjoy all the amazing vendors and food on offer. It's going to be an unforgettable evening that you won't want to miss! For all things Cotton Days please visit CottonDays.org.



Dusk 'til Dawn' Coed Softball Tournament
Apr 26, 7:30 pm
Softball Complex - Map

Prepare for an exhilarating night of play at the highly anticipated Washington City 'Dusk 'til Dawn' Coed Softball Tournament, a thrilling event held annually in conjunction with the lively 'Cotton Days' celebration. 
 
Brace yourself for an epic home run derby where you can vie for exciting prizes! This year's tournament is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, April 26-27, 2024. Secure your team's spot by registering online at washingtoncity.org/sports. Act fast as registration closes on April 8, 2024, with a team cost of $385. Additionally, don't miss the chance to join the home run derby for just $20 per player!
 
For all things Cotton Days please visit CottonDays.org.


Lion's Club Breakfast
Apr 27, 7:00 am
Veterans Park - Map

Start your Saturday off right with a scrumptious breakfast that's sure to please! Join us at Veterans Park from 7 AM - 10:00 AM for a mouthwatering meal of ham, eggs, and pancakes, prepared by the amazing Washington Utah Lions Club.

But that's not all - not only will you be treated to a delicious breakfast, but you'll also be supporting some incredible causes! All funds raised will go towards helping Washington City community service projects, scholarships, and sight programs - so you can enjoy your breakfast knowing you're making a real difference in our community.

And here's a special treat: our very own Mayor Kress Staheli might even be there personally serving you! It's the perfect opportunity to chat with our city leader and enjoy a fantastic breakfast at the same time.

Bring your appetite, bring your cash, and come on down to Veterans Park for an unforgettable breakfast experience that you won't want to miss! For all things Cotton Days please visit CottonDays.org.



5K
Apr 27, 7:00 am
Sullivan Virgin River Soccer Park - Map

It is time to lace up your running shoes for the 2024 Cotton Days 5k - a fun-filled family run down the beautiful Virgin River Trail, starting at Sullivan Soccer Park!

Registration is only $25 for the first family member, with a special discounted rate of just $15 for each additional family member (up to 6 people). And that's not all - all participants will receive a free Cotton Days 5k shirt when they pick up their bibs and race materials from 6 AM - 7 AM at the starting line.

But the fun doesn't stop there! After the race, all participants will receive a free breakfast voucher to enjoy a delicious pancake breakfast - it's the perfect way to refuel and celebrate your achievement!

There won't be any medals, but every participant will receive a free Cotton Days 5k shirt to remember this amazing experience. So hurry and register now before it's too late - the registration deadline is the race start time. Click the link here to register online and secure your spot in the race today! For all things Cotton Days please visit CottonDays.org.

. 5K Online Registration Click Here.


Mayor's Historical Walk
Apr 27, 7:00 am
Washington City Museum - Map

Come enjoy a guided tour by our wonderful Mayor Kress Staheli. He will be presenting some of the beautiful historical sites here in Washington. You won't want to miss this exciting event. The Mayor's walk will start and end at the Old Museum on Telegraph. For all things Cotton Days please visit CottonDays.org.



Parade
Apr 27, 9:00 am
Telegraph Street - Map

Get ready to join the fun and excitement at the parade on Saturday, April 29th! The parade lineup will be from 7:30-8:30 am sharp, so make sure to arrive early and get in position. Don't worry, we'll send you all the details, including the map and your entry number, via email before the big day.
The parade will kick off at 9 am on the dot, so get ready to show off your best moves and decorations! And don't forget about the prizes - we'll be awarding the Mayor's Choice Award and the Best Themed Award, so make sure to bring your A-game.
To participate in the parade, make sure to submit your registration form by April 21st. Parade Registration Form.
 You can download the parade map to plan your route ahead of time. Let's make this parade one to remember! For all things Cotton Days please visit CottonDays.org.
 Download Parade Map


Cotton Fest
Apr 27, 10:00 am
Veterans Park - Map

It's time to get ready for an epic birthday celebration for Washington City! We're bringing back all the beloved traditions, including the Parade and the 5K Run, and capping it off with the amazing Cotton Fest at Veterans Park.

You won't want to miss all the fun and festivities, including live entertainment and dance performances, vendor booths filled with goodies, games for all ages, bounce houses, a heritage show, and even a tractor pull!

If you're interested in being a vendor, don't wait - use the link below to sign up now. And if you have any questions at all, don't hesitate to reach out to our friendly team member Michelle Cumming at mcumming@washingtoncity.org or (435) 656-6323. Let's get this party started! For all things Cotton Days please visit CottonDays.org.

If interested in being a vendor please utilize this link.
 


Washington City Heritage Show
Apr 27, 10:00 am
Relief Society Hall - Map

Celebrate the history of Washington City at the Heritage Show on Saturday, April 29, at the historic Relief Society Hall! View local art and meet the artists at the Art Show, with Mayor Staheli presenting awards. The Southern Utah Weavers will be carding, spinning & weaving cotton, with an activity for the kids. The Coral Canyon Quilters will display heritage and modern quilts, with one on the frame for you to try. Relax in the shade and be entertained by the Mesquite Western Poets performing cowboy poetry and music from 10 AM – 2 PM. See you at the Relief Society Hall—Don't miss out on this one-of-a-kind experience! For all things Cotton Days please visit CottonDays.org.



Car Show
Apr 27, 10:00 am
Nisson Park - Map

Rev up your engines and shine up those wheels because it's time for a free Car Show-N-Shine! Bring your friends and follow the parade down to Nisson Park, where you'll be treated to a spectacular display of amazing cars. No need to sign up, just come share your special vehicle in the parade at 8:30 am or skip the parade and park at Nisson Park. For all things Cotton Days please visit CottonDays.org.



Tractor Pull
Apr 27, 11:00 am
Vacant Lot by old Nisson's Foodtown - Map

Y'all ready for a rootin'-tootin' good time? We've got an event that's sure to knock your boots off - and it's free for everyone to attend! Just head on over to the old Nisson's Foodtown parking lot and get ready to be amazed by these incredible antique tractors. They'll be putting on a show you won't want to miss. For more information, feel free to reach out to our friend Rosie Kirkland at (435) 862-6212. Get ready to have a blast at this one-of-a-kind event! For all things Cotton Days please visit CottonDays.org.



Sunday Fireside
Apr 28, 6:00 pm
Old School Museum - Map

Come and be inspired by the incredible stories of the Pioneer Women who helped shape Washington City! Join us for a special devotional that celebrates their strength, sacrifice, and spirit. We've got an amazing program lined up for you, including a tour at 6 pm and a captivating depiction of the lives of the Dixie Cotton Mission women at 6:30 pm. This all takes place at TBD - the perfect setting to honor these amazing women. After the program, stick around for some delicious refreshments and the chance to connect with others who share your appreciation for Washington City's history. It's going to be a Sunday Devotional you won't soon forget!

Sunday Devotional 





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