The area surrounding Cedar City, Utah is rich with outdoor recreation activities. In town entertainment centers around the various festivals that are held each year. In fact, Cedar City is also known as "Festival City". The City is home to the Tony Award Winning Utah Shakespearean Festival and the Neil Simon Festival. There are various other musical events throughout the year and celebrations on holidays including the 4th of July and Memorial Day. The Heritage Center Theatre and Cedar City Music Arts also host a variety of live entertainment.