Flagstaff Summer Festivals and July 4th Fun

IMG_0923Flagstaff summer festivals and July 4th fun are lining up for the next few weekends in Flagstaff, AZ.

June 18-19, 2016 features the 15th annual Flagstaff Folk Festival by Friends of Traditional Music at the Coconino Center of the Arts.  This festival has been ranked as one of the top 12 best festivals in Arizona this summer according to Travelmag.org and has been highly regarded by those who attend.  This two day event will feature over 100 performances appearing on five different stages throughout the center’s grounds.  If you play an instrument, you are encouraged to bring it along as there will be a variety of workshops and informal jamming sessions throughout the two days for you to enter into the entertainment yourself.

If you enjoy listening to the Blues, don’t miss the Flagstaff Blues and Brews Festival on Saturday, June 18.  This event is also featured in Travelmag.org as one of the top 12 festivals in Arizona.  This year the event features 7 award-winning performers who will be entertaining the crowd from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. on the lawn of the Continental Country Club.  The kids can enjoy the children’s area with its bounce houses and games.  Children who are 8 years old and younger have free admission.

Last but not least, do not forget our fun-filled 4th of July weekend in Flagstaff, AZ every year.   This year the weekend starts on July 1st with our amazing 1st Friday Art Walk downtown from 6-9 p.m.  Various artists display their craft in different venues at art galleries, shops and the open air at Heritage Square.  Saturday, July 2nd begins the 10th annual Flagstaff Art in the Park, an event that spans three days where vendors display their arts and crafts at Wheeler Park in downtown Flagstaff.  This fair will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 6 p.m. Saturday through Monday of July 4th.  Saturday evening from 5-9 p.m. the movies at  Heritage Square, also downtown, will be featuring the movie “Sandlot” for all to enjoy.  Besides the Art in the Park being hosted on Sunday, July 3rd, there will also be the 3rd annual Babbitt Ford Classic Car Show downtown as well.  Classic cars show up from all over Arizona for this event.  Prizes are awarded to some truly amazing Ford cars from the years of 1912-2016.

Monday, July 4th begins with Flagstaff’s annual 4th of July parade from 9 a.m.-noon downtown.  From 2-5 p.m. the Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra will by playing at the Pepsi Amphitheater at Fort Tuthill County Park.  Finally, top off the weekend with Lights on the Lawn at Continental Country Club from 3-11 p.m.  They are featuring live music, a fun kid’s zone, some great food at a food court and a beer garden.  The fireworks begin at 8:30-9:30 p.m.

We, at Team Tait, hope you will enjoy us for one of these events in the land we call home.

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