Annual Events

Flagstaff offers visitors an exciting array of unique, entertaining and group friendly events throughout the year. Watch for new events and activities that are added weekly to our online calendar.

Contact the Flagstaff Convention & Visitors Bureau for suggestions of group activities.

Museum of Northern Arizona Heritage Program • Zuni Festival: Fourth weekend in May • Hopi Festival: First weekend in July • Navajo Festival: Last weekend in July or first weekend of August • Celebraciónes de la Gente (Meso-American Festival): Last weekend of October

The MNA Heritage Program offers a balance of ancient and modern cultural presentations, performances and activities that give visitors deeper insight into the Hopi, Navajo, Zuni and Hispanic cultures. Immerse your senses with a rainbow of dress, dance, art and the sounds of ancient drumming and modern Native music. Meet the families who are keeping their Native art forms and customs alive, and learn the cultural significance behind their work.

The 75th Annual Hopi Festival at MNA was named Top 2008 Event in the USA by the American Bus Association.

First Friday Artwalk • First Friday of each month, 6-9 p.m.

Each month, art galleries and businesses in historic Downtown Flagstaff open their doors with special art exhibitions, performances, live music and more.

Summer Nights on the Square • Late May through mid-September.

Free (family-friendly) concerts, performances and movies take place Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights in Heritage Square.

New Year’s Eve Pinecone Drop • New Year’s Eve

Times Square’s glittering ball can’t hold a candle to Flagstaff’s giant pinecone. Watch it drop to ring in the New Year.

Route 66 Days Festival• Second weekend in September

Enjoy classic music, car shows, arts, crafts, food and fun as Flagstaff celebrates its heritage on Route 66. This FREE event takes place in Historic Downtown Flagstaff and throughout town.

High Country Holidays
Thanksgiving to mid January

Flagstaff celebrates the holidays with spectacular light displays at Little America Hotel and in the historic downtown district. Special holiday events, music and family friendly activities are featured each season

You can also check our online calendar for up-to-date details on events.