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Kanab’s 14th Amazing Earthfest 2020 to Address Climate Change as Forest Fire Roars Through Gateway to the North Rim

By Rich Csenge, President and Founding Director, Amazing Earthfest Beginning Saturday, July 18, 2020, southern Utah’s nonprofit Amazing Earthfest will produce its 14th annual public festival celebrating National and State Parks, Forests and Monuments of the American West. In an all-online program due to the Covid 19 pandemic, Earthfest events in 2020 will engage the… Read more »


Announcing the 14th Annual Amazing Earthfest 2020

14th Annual Amazing Earthfest 2020 Re-organized ONLINE for the Covid 19 Pandemic The Directors of Amazing Earthfest in Kanab, Utah, are pleased to announce that our 14th annual festival will take place in a new format. To keep all participants safe, we’ve redesigned the festival in response to the great pandemic. We’re going online! Each 2020 festival… Read more »


The Nonprofit Amazing Earthfest and Parry Lodge Offer “Dinner and a Doc” May 12 – 18

Southern Utah’s 13th Amazing Earthfest teams up with Parry Lodge in 2019 to offer it’s week-long series of award-winning documentary films in the Old Barn Playhouse with a delicious all-you-can-eat buffet supper prepared by Chef Mike Cooper at Parry Lodge Dining Room in Kanab, Utah. Buffet items from their catering menu will vary nightly, including… Read more »


Local Art Featured in Southern Utah’s Earthfest

Working artists can be hard to find in rural communities. Distance from the marketplace, lack of diversity and culture, and a focus on day-to-day needs can inhibit the will to fashion a life of artistic creativity. But Utah offers notable exceptions. Artistic hotspots outside of larger cities in Utah tend to take shape in settings,… Read more »


Kanab’s 2019 Amazing Earthfest to Host Five Star Parties, May 11-17

By Rich Csenge, Festival Director A cool secret is getting out – Kanab, Utah, enjoys exceptional natural nighttime darkness, which makes this historic, rural, southern Utah community a perfect base camp for amateur astronomers! To safeguard this uncommon natural resource, the City has moved to preserve the clarity of its night sky by enacting a… Read more »


Lectures and Presentations at the 13th Amazing Earthfest 2019

Programs to educate and build awareness and appreciation for Native American arts, crafts and culture, and land management strategies to preserve our nation’s public estate are a focus of Kanab’s annual Amazing Earthfest. At Southern Utah’s 13th annual festival, running throughout the week of May 11 to 18, a number of fascinating Native arts activities… Read more »


13th Amazing Earthfest 2019 – A Collaborative Festival

Creative partnerships are thriving in one rural southern Utah town. The tiny nonprofit Amazing Earthfest, based in Kanab, Utah, for the thirteenth consecutive season, will celebrate America’s public lands May 11-18, 2019. This public festival promises week packed with learning experiences, outdoor adventure, arts and community engagement designed to deliver unforgettable memories for residents and… Read more »


13th Annual Amazing Earthfest 2019

by Rich Csenge, Founding President and Festival Director Deep in southern Utah, the serene outdoor adventure destination of Kanab rests upon the highly scenic western edge of the Colorado Plateau where some of America’s most majestic and richly hued public lands have found protection. Vermilion cliffs of sandstone, dramatically rising a thousand feet from downtown,… Read more »


Canyons, Trails, Rivers and Stars Enliven Kanab’s 12th Amazing Earthfest: May 13 – 19, 2018

Indoor and outdoor adventures, fascinating lectures, live music, documentary films and star parties offer inspiration to travelers attending Kane County, Utah’s 12th annual Amazing Earthfest. If you plan to visit Kanab for a week during Earthfest, you might wind up deciding to relocate somewhere in southern Utah for a lifetime! Kanab’s Amazing Earthfest connects the… Read more »


Luke Cartin, Director of Sustainability for Park City, Utah, is Keynote Speaker at 12th Amazing Earthfest

For many, the kickoff event at Amazing Earthfest called “Invocation to Sustainability” set for Sunday, May 13, 2:00 to 4:00 pm at the Best Friends Angel’s Landing site, refreshes an internal alignment with Earth’s natural beauty and the inviolable principles governing our planet’s physical processes. Exploring the world of science, spirit, ethics and ideas while… Read more »


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By Rich Csenge, President and Founding Director, Amazing Earthfest Beginning Saturday, July 18, 2020, southern Utah's nonprofit Amazing Earthfest will produce its 14th annual public festival celebrating National and State Parks, Forests and Monuments of the American West. In an…

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