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.
First Friday ArtWalk; August 1; Flagstaff;www.flagstaff365.com. New art exhibitions in galleries, transformed spaces, restaurants and other businesses. Downtown Flagstaff is transformed into an art mecca and street party, as musicians play live music on the streets, performers overtake Heritage Square, and art comes to life.
Movies on the Square; August 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30; Flagstaff; 928-526-2146; www.flagstaff365.com. Movies are held each Saturday evening through August in Flagstaff’s Heritage Square. Each event begins with entertainment from the community. Movies will start at dusk. Be sure to bring your own seating. Free.
28th Annual Suvoyuki Day Journeys to Winslow; August 2; Winslow; 928-289-4106; www.AZStateParks.com. Homolovi State Park Visitor Center and Museum presents special archaeological-site tours starting at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Cultural artists and demonstrators will also be on hand, and the Homolovi Dancers will perform two dances. The corn-roasting pit will be opened at 8 a.m. and will start the day's activities.
Steamy Saturday at Grand Canyon Railway; August 2; Williams;www.thetrain.com. Take a train trip to the Grand Canyon and back in Grand Canyon Railway’s steam locomotive powered by waste vegetable oil.
18th Annual Cool Country Cruise-In & Route 66 Festival; August 8-9; Williams; 928-635-1418; www.ExperienceWilliams.com or www.route66place.com. Love Historic Route 66? Love classic cars? Go back in time and enjoy the 1950s again on Route 66. This show is a regional favorite with trophies given for various classes.
ArtWalk; August 9; Williams; 928-635-3006; www.ExperienceWilliams.com. Local artists and businesses are open for business from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Visitors will have an opportunity to enjoy local artists’ creations, enjoy some light refreshments and support local art.
Thunder Over Coconino Fly-In; August 23; Williams; 928-635-5280; www.valleairport.com. Home-built, warbird and antique planes. Included are a car show, antique tractors, a kids zone and a pancake breakfast.
31st Annual Grand Canyon Music Festival; August 22-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.
Thunder Over the Coconino; August 23; Grand Canyon South Rim; 928-635-5280; www.valleairport.com. This fly-in showcases home-built, warbird and antique airplanes, along with vendors, a car show and more.
The Coconino County Fair is Grand and Alive at 65; August 29-September 1; Flagstaff; 928-679 8000; www.coconino.az.gov/CountyFair or www.flagstaff365.com. Start the Labor Day weekend with four days of live entertainment, livestock shows, thrilling carnival rides, traditional fair exhibits, interactive activities for kids and adults, and over 100 food and commercial vendors.
Flagstaff Art in the Park Labor Day Show; August 30-September 1; Flagstaff; 928-556-9498; www.flagstaff365.com. This arts-and-crafts festival features tightly juried, one-of-a-kind fine arts and crafts. Food vendors, regional entertainers and quality arts-and-crafts booths will combine to make this year’s festival a memorable celebration in the heart of Northern Arizona’s cool pines.
Labor Day Parade; August 30; Williams; 928-635-1418; www.ExperienceWilliams.com. Celebrate Labor Day on Historic Route 66 at 11 a.m. All are welcome to participate.
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