24th, is the biggest local celebration and includes a parade, reunions
(family and class), community breakfast, pit barbeque dinner, races,
games, rodeo, and dance. A beautiful historic cemetery lies about two
miles east of the town on Highway 89. Tombstones date in the 1870s.
tourism Panguitch currently has fourteen motels, four restaurants, three
fast food stores, five gas stations, three gas and convenience stores,
a fabric store, two grocery stores, two hardware stores, a hospital and clinic, real estate offices, two Indian crafts stores, and a Daughters
of Utah Pioneers Museum. An elementary school, a middle school, and
a high school, three LDS wards and a stake center, a Catholic church,
a Baptist church, and the county courthouse and jail are available to
serve community residents.
See: Arthur Bruhn,
Your Guide to Southern Utah's Land of Color (1952); Daughters of Utah
Pioneers, Golden Nuggets of Pioneer Days (1945); University of Utah
Center for Economic Development, Garfield County and Economics Profile
Dorothy W. Houston