Bryce Canyon Country offers a wide variety of indoor and outdoor entertainment. From summer rodeos to winter festivals, there’s always something fun happening in Bryce Canyon Country. Triple C Arena/Canyon Country Complex: The Triple C Arena/Canyon Country Complex is Bryce Canyon Country’s premier venue for indoor and outdoor entertainment. The state-of-the-art event center hosts concerts, rodeos, sporting events and more. Past events include the nationally sanctioned Little Britches rodeo, NBGA Barrel Races, the Garfield County Fair, and music concerts by the Charlie Daniels Band and T Minus 5. The Triple C Arena/Canyon Country Complex is located just off Scenic Highway 89 in Panguitch. www.triplecareana.com.
Bryce Canyon Country Rodeo: Those seeking western-themed fun won’t want to miss the Bryce Canyon Country Rodeo. The rodeo features real cowboys and bronco busters showing off their skills all summer long. The rodeo is held Wednesday through Saturday evenings at the Ruby’s Inn Rodeo Grounds located across from Ruby’s Inn. www.rubysinn.com/rodeo.html
Wild West Retreat: The Wild West Retreat in Escalante offers a taste of Old West charm and comfort. The retreat features friendly hosts, authentic food, and cozy lodging in the heart of Escalante. There are two private lodging options: a remodeled 1930s pole barn complete with log furniture, rustic décor, and a wood-burning stove; and the Pioneer Home, a renovated 1920s historic home with a large private yard and covered porch. But it’s the down-home Dutch oven group dinners that are the highlight of any visit to this western retreat. The Wild West Retreat is located just off Scenic Highway 12. www.wildwestretreat.com.
Western Dining and Entertainment: Ruby’s Inn features Ebenezer’s Barn and Grill, serving up delicious authentic western food, music, and entertainment. The Cowboy Smokehouse Bar-B-Q Diner in Panguitch features live cowboy music on summer weekend evenings. The Riverside Resort in Hatch features down-home cooking at the Cactus Cowboy Restaurant, and a unique horse-drawn wagon dinner ride.
Annual Festivals: Bryce Canyon Country festivals include the the Bryce Canyon Winter Festival (February), Panguitch Valley Balloon Rally (June), the Quilt Walk Festival (June), and the Escalante Arts Festival (September).
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