Utah Parade of Homes It might seem like a little early in the year, but from Washington to Utah County, Parade of Homes is gearing up for 2011's run of this annual event. Already on our radar for February is the St. George Parade of Homes. While this short list is by no means complete, it's worth getting ready for. Clear your calendars and keep a close eye on utahparade.com for upcoming parade locations and dates.

February 18-27 St. George Area

Come experience beautiful homes throughout the breathtaking landscapes of Washington County. Offering you a self-guided adventure, the tour can take up to 2 days (at a comfortable pace).

The event kicks off with a Parade of Homes Banquet. This casual sit-down dinner will feature a Western theme. It will be held on February 17 at the Best Western Abbey Inn (1129 S. Bluff, St. George). Banquet sponsors are Washington County Board of Realtors and Zions Bank. Banquet reservations will be accepted beginning February 1. Tickets are $12.50 per person. To purchase tickets or for further information, visit paradehome.com.

June 3-18 Utah Valley Area

Offering price ranges from entry-level to multi-million dollar homes, Utah County offers scenic locations that you are sure to fall in love with. Booths displaying building products, services and features will be located at every stop along the way so you can get ideas for your home project or simply learn more about the featured home you've visited. Renderings of the homes and floor plans will be featured in the official magazine.

Your $10 ticket will gain you entrance into every home each day of the parade as well as offering you a "Bonus Entrance" stamp so you can re-enter your 3 favorite homes for a second look. To purchase tickets or for more information about dates and times, visit uvparade.com.