Activities & Events

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An incredible array of professionally guided outdoor adventures is available in the Zion area.

From mountain biking to hiking, canyoneering to rock climbing, and river tubing to road cycling. Safe, fun, and educational experiences to meet every visitor’s itinerary.
Professional guides with appropriate gear for rent or purchase.

Following are direct links to many of our favorite providers – click on name:

Aerial Photography Tours by Helicopter

Enlighten Photography Excursions

Aerial Tours – Helicopter Flights or Tours

Book individual flights, flight training, private charters and corporate events.
Flights … (8 or 15 mile) or Tours … (45, 70 or 100 mile).

Zion Helicopters

Chocolates or Flowers delivered to your room

Custom orders of Handmade Confections or Fresh Flowers, with prior notice,
are available for your stay.

Springdale Candy Company
Wild Blooms

Flyfishing Adventures

Half Day, ¾ day, Full Day – private hourly lessons – corporate outings and groups

Fremont River Guides

Horseback Riding

Horseback rides can be arranged with local Zion wranglers. Zion Canyon trail rides offers guided rides inside the canyon. Hourly or half-day rates March – October. For reservations, call 435-772-3810.

Zion Mountain Resorts offers rides on the upper east side of the park. Hourly rates all year. For reservations, call 866-648-2555.

Hot Air Ballooning – Aerial Flights

Experience the oldest and safest form of aviation. Flights may be booked year-round.
Lift-off about sunrise for eagle views of St. George, surrounding red rock and desert areas.

Skywalker Balloon Company

Photography Excursions – for all ability levels

Half-Day Tours (sunrise or sunset): ‘The Narrows’, Secret Slot Canyons, Night Photography or Aerial Tours. Groups of over 5 persons by special arrangement.

Enlighten Photography Excursions

Art Galleries in and around Springdale

An outstanding selection of galleries and art shops is here in the Canyon. Each offers items not available in the others. Original, local and regional artworks are offered in many different media. We hope you have some time to visit the galleries online and browse our picturesque village when you are here.

Maynard Dixon Museum & Gallery

The Thunderbird Foundation for the Arts is dedicated to preserving the spirit, legacy, and artwork of Maynard Dixon, noted Southwest artist (1875-1946). The Foundation has restored and maintains the Dixon home, studio, and gallery as a Living History Museum in nearby Mt. Carmel, Utah. Docent Tours are available from 10am to 5pm daily.
Please call ahead to book a tour. 800.992.1066

Maynard Dixon Museum & Gallery website

Events, Workshops, and Retreats

Three to Five Day Events can be custom designed to accomplish a wide variety of goals from enhanced individual growth and sensitivity to group team-building.

All-Inclusive Workshops and Retreats include lodging, meals, daily spa treatment and customized activities. Please inquire.

Zion Party Rentals

Specializing in the Zion Canyon-Springdale area – providing tents, dance floors and all event rentals, lighting, sound systems, music, entertainment, and much more.

Zion Party Rentals website

Z-Arts … Performing Arts, Film, Literary Arts

Supporting Arts and Humanities in the Canyon. Z-Arts presents Films, Musical Performers, Stage Productions, and engaging Lecturers throughout the year. Working with National Endowment for the Arts, the Utah Fine Arts Council and others.

Z-Arts website

Zion Nat’l Park Forever Project

Educational courses with engaging instructors and naturalist guides covering a variety of topics including archaeology, art journaling, biology, botany, ethnobotany, geology, and photography – among others. Personalized courses for one to eleven persons may be arranged for half-day or full day duration.

Zion Scheduled Programs and Custom Courses website

O.C. Tanner Amphitheater

Live Concert performances nearly every weekend (May thru August) The 1,500 seat venue is located about a five minute walk from Flanigan’s.

O.C. Tanner Amphitheater website