Past Events

Endangered Species Day Star Party

Community, Science & Land, and Night Sky

Join Bettymaya Foott, Director of Engagement for the International Dark Sky Association, and local amateur astronomers from Stellar Vista Observatory for night sky viewing, laser guided constellation tours, astrophotography, star stories and smart outdoor lighting demos.

Salt Gulch All Stars at the Willow

Community and Arts & Culture

Relax and enjoy live music while visiting Kanab's coolest outdoor gear and bookstore.

Light Pollution and the Stars

Community, Science & Land, and Night Sky

Presentation on light pollution by an astronomer, followed by a telescopic tour of the night sky, preceded by Open Mic from 6 - 8 pm at The Nomad!

Open Mic at Nomad Cafe & Retro RV Resort


Free and open to all!

Cob Oven Making and Baking


An introduction to the basics of cob ovens. Learn their environmental benefits and how cob ovens can be used to create delicious home-cooked meals.

The Ecosystem Right at Home


Presentation on water-wise ornamental flower care, beneficial insects and their ecosystem building, rainwater harvesting, etc.

Potluck Social Dinner Party


Meet festival attendees, organizers, volunteers, contributors, and presenters over a delicious potluck supper in the park.

Reset: The Game


Gaining perspectives in self-awareness with a personal guide.

Mother’s Day Stars, Venus & Mars

Community and Night Sky

Mom's and Dad's, bring your kids to enjoy a Mother's Day evening viewing planets and stars.

Invocation To Sustainability


Gather for the Kick-off event to launch the 17th Annual Amazing Earthfest with music, reflection, thought-provoking ideas and inspirational poetry.

Discussing the Documentaries – What Did We Learn?

Films and Community

Viewer reflection and discussion on the documentary films (and Native Plant video), with a focus on "The Divided Brain".

The Living Earth – Ancient Perspectives


A series of short videos from advocates for the natural world followed by a discussion on the topics covered.

Community Conversation on Climate Change


Discussion on the Interview of Renowned Climate Scientist Katharine Hayhoe on Radio West KUER.

Invocation to Sustainability


Kick-off event for Amazing Earthfest, featuring keynote speaker Blake Spalding, co-owner/co-chef of the nationally known Hell’s Backbone Grill & Farm in Boulder, Utah.

Youth and Nature: Creating a Sustainable Future Together


Join a panel discussion with students of Kanab High School to learn about their outlook on the future of the planet.

Documentary Film Discussion: Fairytales of Growth

Films and Community

Topic: Worldwide Systemic Change

Talk About It: The Most Important Thing You Can Do to Fight Climate Change – Katharine Hayhoe (TED talk)

Community and Science & Land

How do you talk to someone who doesn’t believe in climate change?

United By The Climate Crisis: Leading with Shared Values (Webinar)

Community and Science & Land

Most of us understand that humanity will only be able to address the climate crisis if we all work together. But how can we engage with people whose values, background, or interests we share, but who aren’t currently invested in tackling the climate emergency?

Chat With Grand Staircase Escalante Partners

Community and Science & Land

In this informal discussion, you’ll have an opportunity to learn about the monument’s natural, cultural, and scientific resources, as well as ask questions about the status of GSENM and about Partners’ efforts to restore its boundaries.

Documentary Film- Wilder Than Wild: Fire, Forests, and the Future

Films, Community, and Science & Land

Topic: Western Wildfire

Documentary Film: River of Renewal

Films and Community

Learn how competing demands for water, food, and energy have pitted farmers, American Indians, and commercial fishermen against each other for decades in the 10 million acre Klamath River Basin.

Invocation to Sustainability: Keynote Speaker Stephen Most (2020)


Gather online to launch the 14th Annual Amazing Earthfest (revised for the Covid 19 pandemic) with music, reflection, thought-provoking commentary and inspirational poetry to kick off our 2020 series of self-directed adventures, documentary films, discovery and learning opportunities.