April 22 - 28, 2024

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Cotton Ball
Apr 24, 7:00 pm
Washington City Community Center - Map

Get ready for an incredible evening of dancing and fun with the Washington Area Chamber at Washington City Community Center on Wednesday, April 24th, from 7 to 10 PM! It's $25 per person or $40 per couple! See you there! Click here for tickets and more information on the chamber's website.

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

Get ready for an incredible evening of music and fun with Cole Hartley at Veterans Park on Thursday, April 25th from 7-9 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.

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

Get ready for an unforgettable family evening at Veterans Park! We're starting off with a spectacular unveiling of the Eric Dowdle Painting puzzle. Renowned folk artist Eric Dowdle, commissioned by Washington City and supported by RAP Tax and the Washington City Youth Council, has crafted a masterpiece depicting the rich history and beauty of our city. This visual narrative of our city's story will soon find its place in the City Office Building, inviting everyone to marvel at its tale. In addition to the painting, Eric Dowdle will unveil a 6 ft puzzle replicating the artwork, ensuring there are no missing pieces in the fun!
But the excitement doesn't end there! Following the unveiling, join us for a museum tour - there's something for everyone to enjoy!
And that's not all! Afterward, we'll be treating you to a Movie in the Park. There's no better way to wrap up a perfect day than with a fantastic film under the stars! The movie will kick off as soon as the sun sets, so be sure to bring your blankets and chairs. For all things Cotton Days, 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 Disney's Up, 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.

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.

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.

Apr 27, 9:00 am
Telegraph Street - Map

Get ready to join the fun and excitement at the parade on Saturday, April 27th! 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.

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.

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

Celebrate some of the history of Washington City at the WCHS Heritage Show on Saturday, April 27, at the historic Relief Society Hall. The Coral Canyon Quilters will be displaying heritage and modern quilts, with some hands-on opportunities. Relax in the shade and be entertained by the hometown Nisson Band performing music from 10 am to 2 pm. Also, visit the other displays and historical monuments too. 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.

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
Church behind the Old School Museum - Map

Come and meet the Grand Marshalls for this year’s Washington City Cotton Days Celebration, Terrill & Mareli Clove. Hear about their lives and the contributions that they have made to this community over the years. You will also be entertained with fun stories about longtime resident Quentin Nisson and his mercantile store, plus fond memories of the Washington Lions Club. Stay to the end of the fireside for some old-fashioned refreshments and socializing. Look forward to seeing you there.

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