As the weather becomes crisp and the leaves turn golden it can only mean one thing, Fall has arrived to Flagstaff. With the changing of the seasons comes a lot of exciting autumnal activities and festivals in our cozy mountain town. In this post we will be listing the top things to look forward to this Fall! PC: Matt Beaty, Hidden Light, LLC
The 6th annual Okto’Beer’Fest is coming up! Enjoy local craft beer from Northern Arizona Breweries, Authentic German Food, and Contests including a brat eating contest and a stein holding competition. All of the proceeds will be going to Second Chance Center for Animals.
When: Sep 17, 2016: 12:30 pm – 6 pm (Sat)
Where: Lumberyard Brewing Company / 5 S San Francisco St , Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Cost: $5 Entry Donation to Second Chance Center for Animals.
Tickets available for purchase for Beer and Food.
More Info: http://lumberyardbrewingcompany.com/Events.html
Cornucopia Fall Festival
The Flagstaff Cornucopia Fall Festival is a great way for the community to come together and give thanks by celebrating Flagstaff with fall-themed attractions, carnival rides, pumpkin patch, horse drawn hay rides, live entertainment, delicious fall food and beverages, a giant Kid Zone and a ton of local vendors! This is the perfect way to start your Fall off right!
When: Sep 24, 2016: 10 am – 9 pm (Sat)
Where: Thorpe Park/ 191 North Thorpe Road, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Cost: $5 general admission
FREE for kids 6 and under
$50 VIP for adults
$15 for kids 7-20
More Info: http://www.flagcorn.com/
Pickin’ in the Pines
This world-class bluegrass & acoustic music festival began 2006. This festival features the best traditional and contemporary bluegrass music that there is. The festival will also have educational workshops and a renowned band contest! Make sure to bring your camping supplies , since camping and jamming are a big part of the Pickin’ in the Pines experience.
When: September 16 – September 18, 2016
Where: Pepsi Amphitheater at Fort Tuthill Park/ Fairgrounds Road, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Cost: 3-Day Pass – $115
Price available through 9/15/16
Single Day Pass
FRI – $50
SAT – $75
SUN – $50
Advance price available through 9/15/16
*Children 15 and under are free.
More Info: http://pickininthepines.org/
Get excited the 8th Annual Flagstaff Oktoberfest is back in downtown Flagstaff!! Get ready to eat, sing, mingle, wear some lederhosen, listen to polka music, try to speak German, and perform the Chicken Dance! It’s sure to be a day of fall fun!
When: Saturday, October 1at 11 AM – 8 PM
Where: Wheeler Park/ 212 W Aspen Ave, Flagstaff, Arizona 86001
Cost: Tickets are only $7 and available at the gate!
Kids 12 and under are FREE!
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/145870529153222/
Big Pine Comedy Festival
A night of stand up comedy, featuring Kirsten Alberts, Ronnie D, Amanda Hurley, many other talented comedians. Later in the Evening, Erik Myers performs. What a great way to spend a night laughing your butt off with friends this fall!
When: Sep 24, 2016: 8 pm – 2 am (Sat)
Where: The Green Room/15 N Agassiz St, Flagstaff , AZ 86001
More Info: https://flagstaffgreenroom.com/event/big-pine-comedy-fest-erik-myers/?instance_id=50465
Rocky Horror Picture Show
Rocky Horror is the first film from a major Hollywood studio to be in the midnight movie market. This has a large international cult following and is one of the most well known and financially successful midnight movies of all time. Be sure to dress and come enjoy this amazing cult classic! Don’t forget your toast!!!
When: Oct 28, 2016 (Fri)
Early Show: Doors at 7PM, Show at 8PM, 18 and up unless accompanied by a legal guardian
Late Show: Doors at 10PM, Show at 11PM, 18 and up
Where: The Orpheum Theater/15 West Aspen Street, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
More Info: http://www.orpheumflagstaff.com/event/1317759-rocky-horror-picture-show-flagstaff/
2016 Northern Arizona Book Festival
For two decades the Northern Arizona Book Festival has brought local, national, up and coming, and established writers from all walks of life to Flagstaff, Arizona. This year will feature over fifty writers and a variety events throughout downtown Flagstaff.
When: October 10 -16
Where: various downtown locations
More info: http://www.nazbookfest.org/wp/
Trick or Treat Trail
Halloween Harvest is back! Celebrate Halloween at Heritage Square in Downtown Flagstaff with a spooky pumpkin patch, creepy carnival games, arts & crafts, and the Trick-or-Treat Trail that takes you and your kids though downtown!
When: Monday, October 31, 4-7pm
Where: Heritage Square in Downtown Flagstaff
More info: www.flagstaff.az.gov/recreation or call (928) 213-2300