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Each year, Flagstaff celebrates Labor Day Weekend with beloved traditions and festivals. Check out this year's top events during the holiday weekend.
August 30th - September 2nd, 2019
The annual Coconino County Fair is one of northern Arizona's largest events and features fair exhibits/demonstrations, livestock shows/auction, interactive edutainment for children, arts and crafts activities, thrilling carnival rides, cultural performances, and spectacular entertainment by local talents. This year’s fair will include dozens of musical performances and plenty of hands-on crafting demonstrations. Free Bus Service: Coconino County Parks and Recreation has teamed up with NAIPTA (Mountain Line Bus) to offer FREE bus service to the Coconino County Fair! The shuttle departs from the NAU Pine Knoll Dr. parking lot (south campus).
August 31st - September 1st, 2019
The Flagstaff Lions Club presents an annual Demolition Derby on Labor Day Weekend to benefit the Flagstaff community. Guests can enjoy food and drinks while watching the thrilling, action-packed event. If you're of age, you can also bid on a raffle car. The Demolition Derby is at Fort Tuthill County Park, just a short walk from the Coconino County fairgrounds, so it's easy to visit both events in one day!
August 31st, 2019 for the Summer Music Series
Ride to the top of Arizona on Snowbowl's Scenic Chairlift ride. The lift whisks you up to 11,500 feet in 25 minutes for spectacular panoramic views of northern Arizona, including the Grand Canyon. Once at the top, listen to Forest Ranger talk about what you see around you. Enjoy lunch at the Peak Side Cafe while listening to live music on the deck. As an extra treat, Viola & The Brakemen will be performing on Saturday, 8/31 from 1:30pm - 4:30pm as part of the Summer Music Series.
August 31st - September 2nd, 2019
Flagstaff Art In The Park is an arts and crafts festival featuring tightly juried one-of-a-kind fine arts and fine crafts designed and shown by the exhibitor. This will be the 27th annual show in Wheeler Park over Labor Day Weekend! Booths will again be located on the grass in the park, across the street from City Hall and on the main thoroughfare to the Grand Canyon. 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!
If you want to see more, check out these other things to do during the last weekend of summer.