- Celebrating the heritage of Escalante and its pioneer past
- A late July event
- Find out about the first Escalante citizens and more
Overview: Escalante, Utah and surrounding areas such as the regions infamous Grand Staircase was home to many historic pioneer settlements which were established along the Fremont River. The people of Escalante celebrate their ancestors and rich history with Escalante Pioneer Day.
When: A late July event each year
Where: Downtown Escalante
Fees: Costs may vary
Details: Information abounds about the first citizens of the city like Escalante (whom the town is named after) and Dominques, the Fransican priests who lead an expedition through the region in search of a route from New Mexico to California. The people of Escalante bask in the rich heritage of Utah each July to learn more about their own culture and history than they had known before.