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Top 10 Must-Attend Events in Moab for May 2023

Top 10 Must-Attend Events in Moab for May 2023

May in Moab, Utah, is filled with exciting events and experiences for everyone. From outdoor adventures to cultural and artistic events, Moab has something for everyone. In this blog post, we’ve curated a list of the top 10 must-attend events for May 2023. Mark your calendars and get ready to enjoy all that Moab has to offer!

1. Bronco Safari (4×4 Event) – May 2-6

Join fellow Bronco enthusiasts for a thrilling off-road experience, including organized trail rides, a show and shine event, and a chance to explore Moab’s stunning terrain. View Bronco Safari Event Details Here.

2. Moab Facelift – May 5-7

Help maintain, build, and clean up non-motorized trails in Grand County by volunteering at the Moab Facelift. Enjoy a weekend of camaraderie while giving back to the community. See The Inaugural Moab Facelift Event Details Here.

3. TransRockies Gran Fondo Moab – May 6

Challenge yourself with one of Utah’s top Gran Fondo cycling events, featuring a breathtaking 60-mile route through the La Sal Mountains and Castle Valley. More event Information HERE.

4. Raptors on the Rocks (4X4 Off-road Event) – May 12-14

Experience off-road paradise in Moab at the third annual Raptors on the Rocks event. Share your passion for off-roading with fellow Raptor enthusiasts from around the world. More event Information HERE.

5. Thelma and Louise Marathon, Half Marathon, 15K, and Marathon Team Race – May 13

Gather your best girl friends for a women’s only weekend of adventure, featuring a marathon, half marathon, and 15K race in Moab’s breathtaking Behind the Rocks area. More event Information HERE.

6. Moab ArtWalk – May 13

Explore Moab’s vibrant art scene by strolling through downtown Moab and visiting participating locations showcasing various artworks. More Moab ArtWalk Information HERE.

7. MIC Lecture: “Geology of Canyonlands” by Rhodes Smartt – May 11

Discover the fascinating geologic history of Canyonlands National Park with National Park ranger and geologist Rhodes Smartt.

8. Moab Arts Festival – May 27 & 28

Experience a weekend of creativity with fine art, pottery, jewelry, woodwork, sculpture, clothing, photography, and more, as well as kid’s activities, live music, and theatrical performances. Moab Arts Festival Information HERE.

9. ARTS & AG: A MOAB MARKET – May 19

Browse a selection of locally sourced produce and artisan goods at Swanny City Park, featuring vendors from the Moab region and beyond. Information HERE.

10. Live Music at Moab Backyard Theater – Every Wednesday and Saturday in May

Enjoy live music under the stars at Moab Backyard Theater, featuring talented local and touring musicians every Wednesday and Saturday throughout the month.

In addition to these top 10 must-attend events, Moab’s bustling calendar also includes a variety of other activities and experiences that cater to every interest and taste. From outdoor adventures like hiking and mountain biking to cultural events, art exhibitions, and environmental initiatives, there’s always something happening in Moab.

See Our Full April 2023 Event Calendar HERE

Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a seasoned Moab enthusiast, this vibrant town offers an incredible array of experiences that you won’t want to miss. So, pack your bags and get ready for an unforgettable adventure in Moab, Utah, as you immerse yourself in the very best that this unique destination has to offer.


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