Events


Guided hikes, cycling and outdoor adventures, arts, science, ethics, astronomy, public land management, back-country exploration, community and sustainable living are all in the program at Amazing Earthfest. If you haven’t attended southern Utah’s Amazing Earthfest before, a memorable experience awaits you!

Events are free but require registration to attend. Select the events you’d like to attend. Look for the registration fields below the event description. All events are listed in date order.

New information may occasionally be added so check for updates to the events you wish to attend.


The Coronavirus pandemic is affecting this year’s festival. In response, Amazing Earthfest moved to an all-online format with no physical gatherings planned for 2020. Please enjoy our wonderful series of informative activities!


NOTE: Event Listings are UTAH TIME, (MDT- Mountain Daylight Time), unless otherwise noted! 

Arizona remains on standard time all year round. So for example, from April thru October, 9:00 AM in Utah is 8:00 AM in Arizona.


Curious about what we’ve done before? Click  our “Past Events” tab to browse seven years of festival event history!

While traveling through southwestern Utah, stop in at the Kane County Office of Tourism, 78 South 100 East, Kanab, and ask about our festival.  Visit our “Attend” page for details and lodging information!


The Lives of Stars

Date: Sunday, September 20, 2020. Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM MDT* (Please note the time zone).  Learn how stars are born, what they’re made of, how long they live, and what they do while they’re alive. What can you tell by looking at the color of a star? What kind of material remains in space after a star dies? Come listen and find out! Kanab’s nonprofit Stellar Vista Observatory (SVO) provides free Weekly Sky Reports [...]


start time: 6:00 pm start date: 09/20/20 location: Online with Facebook (a FB account not required)

Documentary Film: My Country No More

Topic:  Energy Production. Date:  Saturday, October 3, 2020  Time:  Watch this film online through Bullfrog Communities at your leisure any time between Saturday, September 26 through Saturday, October 3 (70 minutes)  You will need to register below to receive a link to see the film.  Join us at 7:15PM MDT for the discussion (read below). The oil boom in North Dakota set off a crisis in rural communities forced to confront the meaning of progress [...]


start time: 6:00 pm start date: 10/03/20 location: Online with Bullfrog Films- from September 26 thru October 3 (70 minutes)

Dance With The Earth: Spirit and Spectacle

Topic: Dance. Date: Sunday, October 4, 2020. Time: 3:00 PM MDT* (Please note the time zone).  You will need to register below to receive the Zoom link for the event. Join Maida Withers, Professor of dance at George Washington University on Zoom in exploring Earth as a source for artistic content, and Kanab as the artist’s place of birth.  Enjoy adventures and excerpts on film of dancers in the spectacular lands of Southern Utah and [...]


start time: 3:00 pm start date: 10/04/20 location: Online with Zoom

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

Topic: Shared Values. Date: Saturday, October 17, 2020. Time: 6:00 PM MDT*- Please note the time zone-  (75 minutes)  You will need to register below to receive a link to see the webinar. An inspiring and important conversation recorded at the Post Carbon Institute.  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 [...]


start time: 6:00 pm start date: 10/17/20 location: Online with YouTube and Zoom

The Dark Side of Light Pollution

Date: Sunday, October 18, 2020. Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM MDT* (Please note the time zone).  Even though Kanab, Utah enacted an outdoor lighting ordinance in 2018, sky glow over the city continues to grow brighter. Learn about the adverse effects of the ordinary light pollution we experience each night as it impacts human health and safety, wildlife (such as sleep, mating, and feeding cycles), science (both amateur and professional astronomy), and the economy. You’ll [...]


start time: 6:00 pm start date: 10/18/20 location: Online with Facebook (a FB account not required)

Documentary Film: Once Was Water

Topic: Municipal Water Conservation. Date: Saturday, November 7, 2020. Time: Watch this film online through Bullfrog Communities at your leisure any time between Saturday, October 31 through Saturday, November 7 (55 minutes)  You will need to register below to receive a link to see the film. In the middle of the Mojave Desert, is the driest city in America, yet it leads the United States in sustainable water conservation.  The efforts of Las Vegas, in [...]


start time: 6:00 pm start date: 11/07/20 location: Online with Bullfrog Films- from October 31 thru November 7 (55 minutes)

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

(TED talk) Talk About It: The Most Important Thing You Can Do to Fight Climate Change – Katharine Hayhoe. Date: Sunday, November 8, 2020. Time: 6:00 PM MST* (Please note the time zone). You will need to register below to receive a link to see the film. How do you talk to someone who doesn’t believe in climate change?  Not by rehashing the same data and facts we’ve been discussing for years, says climate scientist [...]


start time: 6:00 pm start date: 11/08/20 location: Online with YouTube and Zoom

Deep Sky Imaging with Astrophotography: A Rare Look thru Utah’s 32” Willard Eccles Telescope

Date: Sunday, November 15, 2020. Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM MST* (Please note the time zone).  Explore what the night sky has to offer in ways that your eyes simply cannot see. We’ll use the University of Utah’s 32-inch high precision fork mounted Cassegrain telescope atop 9,600-foot Frisco Peak in Utah’s West Desert at the Willard Eccles Observatory to peer deep into the cosmos at a few select objects, obtain images, and view details our [...]


start time: 7:00 pm start date: 11/15/20 location: Online with Facebook (a FB account not required)

Documentary Film: Fairytales of Growth

Topic: Worldwide Systemic Change. Date: Saturday, November 21, 2020. Time: Watch the film no later than 11:00 AM MST*- please note the time zone– (55 minutes) You will need to register below to receive a link to see the film. The effects of climate change and the risks to present and future generations are compelling young people the world round to call for radical systemic change as the only solution to avoid a catastrophic collapse. [...]


start time: 12:00 pm start date: 11/21/20 location: Online with Video Project and Zoom

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