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Things to Do in Brian Head, Utah


Brian Head is very much a family-oriented resort town with plenty of attractions and events for the whole family. It’s no wonder Brian Head is known as the “Greatest Snow on Earth.” With surrounding national parks, forests, and ski resorts, Brian Head, Duck Creek Village and Panguitch, Utah are all great areas to stay during your family getaway. While skiing and winter sports are the big drawers for vacationers, there many things to do in Brian Head year round.

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We are consistently adding new attractions and activities that you and your family can enjoy while on your Family Time Vacation Rentals. There is never a shortage of things to do in Brian Head, Duck Creek, and Panguitch. With the towns’ proximity to the national parks, outdoor enthusiasts will love exploring, hiking, mountain biking and so much more. Among other things to do in Brian Head, Utah, guests can take a horseback riding excursion, rent a snowmobile in the winter, go fishing, and take jeep tours.
There’s also plenty of things to do in Brian Head for kids. The ski resorts offer ski lessons for those just starting out and bunny slopes for younger skiers. Other fun activities for kids include snow tubing, zip lining, and kid-friendly learning programs. There really is something for everyone of all ages. In addition to all the activities in Bryce Canyon and Zion National Park, there are always events happening in each town. Please check back periodically for new attractions.

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Brian Head Events

Brian Head Events

Brian Head Resort Information
What You Can Expect:
Chairs 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, & 8 are OPEN!! Surface Lifts are all open as well.
Giant Steps Tubing is Open. Navajo Tubing and Chair 7 have not yet opened
(Early Season Conditions, Please stay o n Groomed Runs)
Night Skiing & Tubing
Every Friday and Saturday night from November 20th - April 2nd (Excluding 12/24/15 - 12/25/15) there will be night skiing and night tubing. Those times are 4pm - 9pm for Skiing and 4pm - 8pm for tubing.

December 19th - January 3rd (Holiday Period)
The Resort will be open as normal throughout the holiday period. Including Christmas (25th) and New Years (1st). Check our Facebook Page or Events Page for additional information about live bands and BBQ`s.

December 31st (Holiday Period)
The Resort will be hosting their Annual Dinner Party, Fireworks and Torchlight Parade New Years Eve Celebration. Also with Live music in the Last Chair Saloon

MLK Weekend January 16th - 18th (Holiday Period)
The Resort will be open as normal throughout the holiday period. This is a great mid-month holiday. The Resort tends to be in full swing by this point with a good base. Bring up the whole family test out that gear that Santa brings.

Presidents Weekend February 13th - 15th (Holiday Period)

With only 6 weeks left in the snow season, its important to get up to Brian Head Resort and get all the snow you can!
Live Music and Last Chair Saloon BBQ`s

Starting December 12th; Brian Head Resort will be Hosting a Kansas City Style BBQ and Live Band/DJ in the Last Chair Saloon Each Saturday Night.
Duck Creek Village Events

Duck Creek Village Events

Saturday, December 19th
5:00pm to 7:00pm - Holiday Open House & Concert
Event will be held at Cedar Mountain True Value
Featuring the Rosin Cello Duo
Bring your favorite holiday potluck dish to share! Drinks will be provided!

Thursday, December 24th
6:00 pm - Christmas Eve Service at Duck Creek Community Church
This is a non-denominational always everyone is welcome!!!
Refreshments will be served!
For more information please go to

Cedar Mountain Sledders/Cedar Mountain Adventure snowmobile & ATV Club
Panguitch Events

Panguitch Events

Come and join the carnival at the annual Panguitch City New Year’s Party!

Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at the Triple C Arena located at 800 N. Main Street in Panguitch.
$5 per person or $25 per immediate family
Dinner of fried chicken, potato bar, salad and dessert
Bounce house toys for the kids
Money pit
Carnival games
Midas Whale from season 4 of “The Voice” will be the entertainment
Fun for all ages!
Brian Head Ski Resort

Brian Head Ski Resort

With Utah’s highest base elevation, Brian Head Resort offers The Greatest Snow on Earth®, with a yearly average snowfall of 360 inches. The resort has two connected mountains, Giant Steps and Navajo. Nestled in the two mountains, the Resort features 71 ski runs and over 650 acres of available terrain. Each of the two mountains has a full service base lodge facility.
Location: Brian Head, Utah
Phone: 866.930.1010
Toll Free: 866.930.1010
Whitewater Rafting

Whitewater Rafting

Rafting or Stand Up Paddleboarding, you will enjoy your adventure! In our 22nd Season. EXPECT TO GET WET! Our professional guides will lead your family and friends down the river experiencing great whitewater, scenery, history, geology, and plenty of stories. Come play in our backyard with the areas only local outfitter and guide service. River Trip Features Rafting Trips take approximately 2 hours total time and cover 7.5 miles. Trips @ 10.30am, 1pm, and 3.30pm, check in 30 minutes early. All necessary Gear furnished, We use self bailing rafts. Licensed Utah Outfitter and Guides Class 2 and 3 whitewater. Ideal for Families, Class Reunions, Travelers, Company parties, Church and Youth Groups. Provider for Beaver High Adventure Scout Camp. National Parks Council. Suitable for all ages from young to young at heart. Reservations Highly Recommended. Stand Up Paddleboards We have 24 inflatable SUPs` for rentals on the upper flatwater sections of the river. See for lots of info. You may rent SUPs` by the hour, 1/2 day, or full days. River paddle boarding is exciting and fun.
Location: Marysvale, UT
Phone: (435) 326-4310
Toll Free: (866) 435-3640
Georg’s Bike/Ski Shop

Georg’s Bike/Ski Shop

Georg`s Ski Shop has established a tradition as Brain Head`s favorite destination for the latest sports gear. Carrying the industry`s best ski and snowboard equipment, you can`t go wrong buying your new gear from Georg`s. We will fit you with the best gear available, suited to your style, ability, and budget.
Location: 612 S. Hwy 143, Brian Head
Phone: (435) 677-2013


THE OXYGEN CONNECTION Hi Altitude Oxygen Delivery Service Nausea, Headache, insomnia and diarrhea are just some of the ways you your vacation can get derailed by high altitude. The Body Connection’s Oxygen Delivery Service allows you to rest well and stay active so you can totally enjoy your vacation, meeting or event. Delivered direct to your cabin, ski lodge, hotel or vacation rental. We have the small concentrated oxygen rental units that include aromatherapy – each unit can service up to 2 guests. For larger groups multiple units can be ordered or we also offer a full bar.
Location: Brian Head, Duck Creek & surrounding area
Phone: 702.868.9397


Panguitch Lake is located approximately 20 minutes east of Brian Head Ski Resort Rocky Point Boat Dock, llc. is your source for premium Panguitch Lake, Utah boat rentals located on the north shore of Panguitch Lake, Utah close to Brian Head, Bryce Canyon, and Zion adventure destinations. The Rocky Point Boat Dock location has been a fisherman`s boat rental destination for generations. Panguitch Lake is locatedin Southern Utah, USA, with an elevation close to 8300 ft. and approximately 20 minutes east of Brian Head Ski Resort stocked with rainbow, cut throat, and tiger trout.
Location: Panguitch Lake
Phone: 435-676-2205
Zion Jeep Tours

Zion Jeep Tours

Zion Jeep Tours is a sightseeing tour company that offers a glimpse of Zion National Park and its surrounding lands from the bottom of Zion Canyon to the top of the Park’s highest mesas by giving guided Jeep Safari Tours. In a personalized fun, and family-friendly environment, you can experience the rugged back roads of Zion National Park while relaxing in the comfort of our open air safari vehicles. We also stop at our own favorite spots to give you the chance to explore the area on foot.
Location: Springdale ,UT
Phone: 435-668-3756
Paragon Adventures

Paragon Adventures

After providing adventure experiences for over 24 years Paragon Adventures is the oldest, most established guide service in the region. With so many options to the adventure traveler, why should you choose us over other guide services? We offer only private, tailored and customized adventure programs We never combine you with strangers, or any other group. We evaluate and adjust each program around your abilities and goals In the end the only thing that matters is your safety, and your experience.. In that order. High guide to guest ratios We strive to have one guide for every 3 guests on any given program You get personal attention, by a guide who knows your name, and who wants to see you succeed. Transportation provided You ride with us so we can get to know you. We pick you up and drop you off. We get to discuss the activity, and explain what makes southwestern Utah unique. We Create our own programs We innovate and create programs around your goals and aspirations We don`t copy other companies programs or use their routes or equipment, they use ours.
Phone: (435) 673-1709