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DSU's Tanner Amphitheater is Utah's premier outdoor theater with the cliffs of Zion as a jaw-dropping backdrop.  This is the best-kept secret amongst outdoor venues in the country.  Rentals of the Tanner Amphitheater are available from May to September. Visit our contact page for more information.

Upcoming Events


May 20 - June 5 (M, Th, F, Sat (Matinee)

ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. The story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter, and friendship, creating an unforgettable show. A large cast of non-stop laughs and explosive dance numbers combine to make Mamma Mia! a guaranteed smash hit. A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you'll never forget!

Siva Pasefika Luau and Dinner Show

July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30  -  August 20, 27  -  September 3, 10

Siva Pasefika has garnished and imprinted the hearts of many with their delivery of music and dance from the exotic Islands of Polynesia. Founded in 2006 and located in Southern Utah, Siva Pasefika’s growth and popularity expands their entertainment realm beyond their local area. Allow us to provide entertainment for any work, family, church or benefit event. We invite you to Experience the drumbeats of Tahiti, the energetic Siva of Samoa, the graceful Hula of Hawaii, the infamous Haka of New Zealand and much more.

Zion Canyon Music Festival

September 24 - 25, 2021

The Zion Canyon Music Festival is always planned on the last weekend of September and is a 2 day event. Be sure to attend both days of of music, food, arts, crafts… and fun! Held at the O.C. Tanner Amphitheater, those who attend the event may easily browse through a variety of original art, fine craft vendors as well as several local restaurant booths.


A Partnership anchored in Learning and the Arts.

DSU's Tanner Amphitheater was built in 1976 by the Late, O.C. Tanner whose aim was to strengthen the arts in Southern Utah by providing a world-class venue that could combine learning and the arts.  Years later, we see those goals realized with the creation of the DSU Experiential Learning programs coupled with DSU's summer Cultural Arts programming.  Come and be a part of something special at the O.C Tanner Amphitheater!