Bryce Canyon Winter Festival Kicks Off Feb. 18

Bryce Canyon National Park in WinterAppreciate winter recreation in all its seasonal glory while the snow is still fresh. One way to do this is at The 27th Annual Bryce Canyon Winter Festival. This family-friendly weekend is chock full of winter fitness and fun. The festival is held at Ruby’s Inn, right outside of Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah, from Feb. 18 to Feb. 20.

Learn how to kayak, ski and snap the perfect photo at expert workshops. Get your game face on at the cross-country ski race or archery biathlon. Special kid-friendly activities are offered throughout the event. Children can paint with watercolors, make crafts, and participate in a snowboot race. Don’t forget your dancing shoes for classic family western dance lessons, including the Texas Two-step Round Dance and Country Swing. The festival closes Sunday night with guest speaker Dawn Meehan from Survivor South Pacific.

See the entire schedule of festival activities at

Image: Bryce Canyon National Park in winter

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