Staying at your choice of the many Brian Head rentals up in the Markagunt Plateau can be a truly heady experience. From its perch, the town offers fantastic views of the forested highlands and green meadows on the rolling valleys below. Brian Head is surrounded with trees and the air is so fresh you will not want to leave this lovely resort town.
Aside from its lovely surroundings, this town also offers a number of exciting events and festivals all year round. Below are some of the most notable events and celebrations in the town.
1. Red Rock Relay
If you want to test your stamina and strength, you should visit Brian Head with your friends or family members during the month of September and join the Red Rock Relay. The Red Rock relay features a 186-mile running descent from Brian Head Resort located 10,500 feet up the mountains. The race usually takes about one to two days to complete depending on the speed and determination of the team members. Since running down the steep and slippery slopes of the mountain can quite dangerous, the organizers of the race limit the number the relay participants and only those who belong to accredited running teams are allowed to participate. However, support crew and visitors may ride the party vehicles following the runners. During the night, visitors may camp with the runners and their support crew at designated areas along the racing trail.
2. Shakespeare Festival
If you want to experience a fascinating night with Shakespeare, you should attend the Utah Shakespearean Festival near Brian Head. The festival runs two seasons, the summer and the fall. The summer season starts during the late part of June until Labor Day while the fall season commences towards the end of September and runs through the month of October.
Highlights of the summer festival include The Greenshow featuring spirited songs and dances, storytelling sessions by artists wearing full Shakespearean costumes, and juggling. During the winter festival, the Adams Shakespearean Theatre presents some of the most famous plays by Shakespeare.
3. Town Potato Peel & Potluck Social
To truly experience the local tradition of the town, you should join the Town Potato Peel and Potluck Social held during the month of September. To get into the festival mood, bring along your best paring knife and join the locals at the Navajo Lodge for a fun-filled potato peeling and cooking session.
4. Annual Oktoberfest
Although the Oktoberfest is originally a German celebration, the people at Brian head have adopted the beer-drinking tradition and made it part of the town's annual list of events and festivals. During the festival, most restaurants and resorts around town offer authentic German food and beer.
As a prime tourist's destination, Brian Head never fails to entertain and amaze visitors. The sunrise in this part of the country is truly amazing. To enjoy this town to the fullest, look for Brian Head vacation homes that offer a great view of the sunrise. For your convenience, we have compiled a comprehensive list of vacation homes at Vamoose.com. Out listings are searchable by location, amentities and prices.