When looking to head outside the grounds of the Hidden Oaks Lodge, there is plenty to do 30 minutes away in Moab, Utah. Moab is chalk full of monthly events to entertain no matter the season, with many of these free to families and friends. Check out Moab events from March to December during every calendar year. For more information on all the events Moab has to offer, search www.discovermoab.com.
March – The Moab International Film Festival shares independent films that are not only educational, but also powerful in nature. Looking for a way to exercise? The Moab Off Road Duathlon and Spring Trail Run has a fantastic course and wonderful views of the Southern Utah landscape.
April – If you love 4-wheeling, then check out the Easter Jeep Safari. 4×4 vehicles are welcome for riding the back trails of Moab. The UPOA Fallen Peace Officer Trail Ride is a good cause people can sign up for. This event helps raise money for officers who have died or were permanently injured when on duty.
May – Photography enthusiasts should go to the Moab Photography Symposium. With the stunning countryside, Moab is the perfect place to learn from world-renounced photographers during a presentation of 3 days. Beer and wine lovers can come out for the Moab Arts Festival that is free to the public and includes entertaining musical artists.
June – Dawg Days of Summer is one of the most exciting events during the year in Moab. Enjoy a savory BBQ and make your bids at a silent auction. Looking for a challenging run? Try the Desert RATS Kokopelli 150 where runners participate over 6 days running 148 miles. Talk about vigorous!
July – This month is all about the free music. The Moab Free Concert Series has concerts every Friday with a Farmer’s Market, dancing, and so much more.
August – The music continues in the month of August with jazz, Latin, and chamber music for new and old to enjoy. Unlike the music in July, these concerts have a cost for the entertainment.
September – Moab has some amazing national parks to come and see. One day in September, the national parks are free for everyone to check out and enjoy its beauty.
October – The Banff Mountain Film Festival shares films that connect to the Moab way of life, like adventure and mountain sports. Come support this event that helps the Second Chance Wildlife Rehabilitation. Also, if you are 50 years or older, the Moab Senior Games test the best athletes in competitive events.
November – As the holiday come closer, the City Tree Lighting celebrates Santa coming to town. Come for food, drinks, and festive music.
December – The first Saturday of the month puts the Electric Light Parade on display, the only parade of the year in Moab. Check out live animals, floats, bicycles, and so much more.