Our newest book, which includes Arizona Highways iconic photography and maps, is sorted by region and is written for car-campers and families. Detailed information about accessibilty, amenities and fees is included for each campground.
Note: Dates and activities could change. Before planning to attend events, phone for fees and to confirm days and times.
31st Annual Grand Canyon Music Festival; Through September 7; Grand Canyon South Rim; 928-638-9215 or 800-997-8285; www.grandcanyonmusicfest.org. The Shrine of the Ages Auditorium offers its annual series of evening concerts featuring musicians from around the country, from jazz to classical, starting at 7:30 pm.
68th Annual Navajo Nation Fair; September 5-6; Window Rock; 928-871-7941; www.navajonationfair.com or www.navajonationparks.org. See Navajo arts and crafts, a baby contest, a free barbecue, exhibits, concerts, horse-racing, a parade, a powwow, rodeos and more.
10th Annual Route 66 Days; September 5-7; Flagstaff; 928-451-1204; www.route66carclub.com. The Route 66 Car Club presents 450 classics, customs and hot rods, along with dash plaques, goodie bags, door prizes, a raffle, food vendors and more.
6th Annual Grand Canyon Celebration of Art; September 13-January 20; Grand Canyon South Rim;www.grandcanyon.org. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to view and purchase high-quality Grand Canyon art. Various events take place at locations around Grand Canyon National Park.
9th Annual Pickin’ in the Pines Bluegrass and Acoustic Music Festival; September 12-14; Flagstaff; 928-525-1695; www.pickininthepines.org. Enjoy a band contest with more than $2,000 in prizes, a Saturday-night barn dance, kids activities, jamming and on-site camping at Pepsi Amphitheater.
Wine in the Woods: Wine & Food Festival; September 14; Flagstaff;www.thearb.org/events_wine-in-the-woods.php. The Arboretum at Flagstaff showcases Arizona wineries and local eateries among the glorious gardens at the Arboretum.
3rd Annual German Fest; September 20; Seligman; 928-422-5456. Westside Lilo’s Café on Historic Route 66 offers beer imported from Munich, lots of schnitzel, sausages, sauerkraut, red cabbage, fresh pretzels, German music and other entertainment and activities.
Petroglyph Tour; September 20; Winslow; 928-289-4106; www.azstateparks.com. Park rangers at Homolovi State Park offer participants a self-guided tour lasting approximately three hours and approximately 1.5 miles of walking on uneven terrain. A park ranger will be available to answer questions starting at 10 a.m.
15th Annual Standin' on the Corner Park Festival; September 26-27; Winslow; 928-289-3434; www.winslowarizona.org. The Eagle Pavilion features live bands, arts and crafts, food, and a live auction, and on Saturday, there is the Winslow Fire Truck Tug.
5th Annual Hopi Festival at Heritage Square; September 27-28; Flagstaff;www.htedc.com or www.flagstaff365.com. Heritage Square showcases a celebration of Hopi and other native cultures, including social dances, music and traditional and contemporary art. Hopi artisans include potters, carvers, weavers and painters. Navajo artists include painters, jewelers and a sculptor. Traditional food will be available.
Trappings of the American West Exhibition and Sale; September 28-December 7; Flagstaff; 928-774-5213; www.musnaz.org. The Museum of Northern Arizona hosts this exhibit and sale, featuring works by more than 80 artists from 14 Western states and Hawaii.
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