The Dickens Festival has become a holiday tradition for many southern Utah families and visitors that usurers in the Christmas season. Held at the Dixie Center every year on the first Saturday in December and the three preceding days. One of the most unique features of this festival is they have had the same Santa Clause every year for the past 20 years. Families have delighted to see their children age while Jolly ol’ St. Nick remains ageless as the first day they visited the toy maker.
There are over 300 vendors showcasing their crafts and wares and food the only comes around once a year.
Every hour there are local musicians, dance companies and singers performing on the various stages.
Two highlights of the festival are the one hour musical productions of Oliver and Scrooge. It is free to see the performances once you have paid your entrance to the festival at the main gate. Admission is always reasonable. And even if you are not going with any intention to shop the atmosphere is not something to miss.
This year’s re-enactment of 19th Century London will take place in the beautiful Dixie Convention Center in St. George, Utah. The Festival is created to bring you the best selling experience of the year. Delighted guests will wind through narrow village streets as they shop for their gifts.
Guests will be amazed to see “Olde London Towne” come to life. Thousands of eager customers will attend and experience our magical holiday festival, then take home wonderful treasures, fond memories, and the spirit of Christmas…. Happy Christmas!
December 4-7, 2013 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Dixie Convention Center 1835 Convention Center Dr. St. George, UT 84790
$5 Seniors (65+)
$4 CHILDREN (4-12)
FREE CHILDREN 3 & UNDER