Location, Travel, & Lodging
The Utah Farm and Food Conference is held annually in Cedar City, Utah.
The main event, vendors, keynotes, and workshops are held at the Beautiful Heritage Theater and Festival Hall.
Pre-conferences are at varying locations each year. In addition, special Events are also held at various locations—the Farm to Fork Dinner, Seed Swap, and Farmer Guild Mixer.
Cedar City is the largest city in Iron County, Utah. Full of natural wonders, a rich agricultural history, and gorgeous natural landscapes. It is located 250 miles (400 km) south of Salt Lake City and 170 miles (270 km) north of Las Vegas on Interstate 15. State roads connect Cedar City with Panaca, Nevada, near US 93 (80 miles); and to Kanab via US-89 (80 miles). Los Angeles is 439 miles (707 km) southwest, and San Diego is 500 miles (800 km) southwest on Interstate 15, Phoenix is 465 miles (748 km) south via Interstate 15 and US-93, and Denver is 580 miles (930 km) northeast via Interstates 15 and 70.
Check out RickyRides, a rideshare page for the Utah Farm and Food Conference. Whether you're offering a ride or need one, find other conference attendees using this online rideshare tool.
Cedar City Airport is super convenient and easy to access.
There are two flights a day to and from Salt Lake City.
St. George Airport is an hour away with more options and is small and convenient.
Salt Lake International ( 3 1/2 hours away) and Las Vegas International ( 2 1/2 hours away) offer an excellent shuttle service direct to Cedar City.
Reserve early and confirm with the local agent.
Avis and Budget are the same and at the airport.
(this is a franchise)
Enterprise is in town.
Because the conference is a bit spread out, we suggest getting to know each other and asking for rides to various events if you do not have a vehicle.
As of this posting, there appear to be a few.
Best Western Town and Country, 189 North Main Street Cedar City, Utah 84720 is the closest accommodations to Festival Hall at the Heritage Center. They are offering a room rate of $67 for a room up to 2 people and $5 per additional person up to 4 people to a room. Either a single king or two queens. To receive the discount call, book using the link above, or call 435-586-9900 Ext. 720 to reserve your room and mention Utah Farm and Food Conference.
The highest-end hotel, and the only one, is Courtyard by Marriott.
So many great Airbnbs.