Balloons and Tunes Roundup in Kanab, Utah

2020 Balloons and tunes, kanab

Our favorite event of the year is returning soon. Balloons and Tunes Roundup is back Presidents Day weekend in Kanab, Utah! February 14,15,16, 2020.

What is not to love about Hot Air Balloons, Wishing lanterns and live tunes with the Battle of the Bands. All in beautiful Kanab, Southern Utah This is the perfect answer for:
  • “What to do in Kanab?”
  • “What to do on our long Presidents weekend?”.
  • “What’s happening in Southern Utah?”
2020 Balloons and Tunes poster, kanab UT
balloons and tunes, kanab ut

Plus a brand new event this year!

What a fun way to spend Friday and Saturday afternoon. We have done a couple of Kanabs Scavenger hunts. They do such a great job. We can vouch personally that Kanab events have GREAT prizes! Only $10 to enter. You can sign up here: Hope to see you there! Our Vacation Rental is booked that weekend, but we would love to have you come another time.


Kanab Christmas light parade

Light Parade

Ending the 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! Starting at 7 pm in Kanab join us on Center Street where we will shut down the highway and begin our unique Christmas Light Parade. Anyone can enter a float in the parade. If you wish to enter the parade show up at the Kane County Visitor Center at 6 pm to sign up. This year’s theme will be the “I’ll be Home for Christmas”. Bring the whole family as you watch the beautifully crafted parade entries float down Center Street, then turn around, just to be seen a second time.

Lantern Festival

After the parade, join us on Main Street for hot chocolate and donuts provided by the Volunteer Center and Kanab Chamber of Commerce, and lastly, a magical paper lantern wishing launch. Purchase your wishing lanterns ahead of time, or at the event; write messages or wishes on your paper lanterns and send them to the sky. Watch your lanterns float to the heavens with a message to a loved one, or to the cosmos with your wishes attached. You may purchase your lanterns ahead of time here.
All paper lanterns are 100% biodegradable and there is a local bounty on all lanterns found throughout the town and the surrounding area to encourage a quick clean up. If you find lanterns and wish to turn them in for a $1 bounty, you can take them to the Events and Volunteer Center (at the airport). These lantern sales are a fundraiser for our local Sub 4 Santa program to help families in need at Christmas time to ensure their children have gifts under the tree. Most gifts are items children are in need of, if you wish to donate to Sub 4 Santa you can contact the Volunteer Center at 435-644-3696.

Decorate your home for Prizes!

Local homes can enter the light decorating contest by contacting the Volunteer Center 435-644- 3696 The public can vote on their favorites between Nov. 23 Dec. 19th on Facebook The winners will be awarded $$ off their Power Bill 😃
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