Local Insights May 18, 2023

Local Insight: Santa Clara

Home of the Swiss Days.

Although Santa Clara is located only 15 minutes from the booming city of St. George, it is home to only 6,000 people. Santa Clara is also home to the annual Swiss Days celebration which begin in 1990. This event celebrates the town’s pioneer heritage of the Swiss members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and their settlement in the area in the 1800’s.  Swiss Days offers many festivities like the community dinner and concert, a parade, an opening ceremony, and more! 


Photo credit: Ryan Henke (Retrieved from Canva on 05/18/2023)