Events


Hold Your Event at the Arb

The Arboretum is the perfect place to hold your event whether for work, a birthday party or a wedding, we have the scenery you want.

  • Weddings
  • Birthday Parties
  • Small Scale Gatherings
  • Corporate/Large Scale

Summer Concert Series

03 June, 2017 - 02 September, 2017 | 5:30pm
Saturday Evenings / Tickets Required

With a focus on world-music performers the Arboretum provides popular entertainment in a stunning outdoor setting. Concerts are held on warm Saturday evenings in June, July, August, and September, at 5:30pm on the outdoor stage overlooking the San Francisco Peaks. Sign up for our eNewsletter to receive updates on performers for 2017.. NEW IN 2017 - ALL KIDS UNDER AGE 12 ENJOY FREE ADMISSION TO ALL CONCERTS!

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Botanical Blacksmiths and Friends Artist Reception

10 June, 2017 - 10 June, 2017 | 11am - 2pm
FREE for Members

10 June, 2017 | 11am-2pm | Free with Paid Admission Come meet some of the artists participating in the 6th annual Botanical Blacksmiths and Friends outdoor art exhibit. Watch blacksmithing demonstrations, enjoy some refreshments, tour the outdoor art exhibit, and shop the display of art brought by the various participants. Metal, glass, and fiber artists will be on hand to answer your questions about the work in the exhibit.

Mushroom Festival

18 August, 2017 - 19 August, 2017 | 4pm - 7pm | 9am-12pm
$35

Love mushrooms? Us too! Find out the very important ways of identifying safe and unsafe mushrooms in Northern Arizona. An evening of mushroom sampling, cooking demonstrations, wine and mushroom pairing at the Arboretum on august 18th, and a option to go on a guided foray on August 19th and gather mushrooms for your own delicious meals. Find out more.

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Wine in the Woods

10 September, 2017 - 10 September, 2017 | 1pm-5pm
Tickets Required - TBD

All your favorite Arizona wineries in one place! Browse the wineries and local eateries, all from Arizona, set up within our gardens for your sampling pleasure. For your entry fee receive a FREE engraved wine glass and 10 FREE tasting tickets to use towards your wine tasting during the festival! Additional tasting tickets are available for purchase, along with a wine raffle to partake in, not to mention the Sugar Thieves live music and more! Sign up for our eNews to receive notification when tickets go on sale!

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Shakespeare Under the Pines

23 September, 2017 - 24 September, 2017 | 2pm
Tickets Required - TBD

Two days of performances from Flagstaff Shakespeare Festival and Theatrikos - All's Well That Ends Well and The Complete Works of William Shakespeare.. Sign up for our eNews to receive updates on Shakespeare Under the Pines!

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Festival of Science Open House

01 October, 2017 | 9am-12pm
FREE ADMISSION!

Activities include: Grand opening of our Biocrust exhibit - BioBlitz at The Arb!. Build your own terrarium . Learn about and plant a native species for your home garden. Try our new Climate Change Center scavenger hunt . Explore the gardens with biology bingo . Guided docent tour offered 11am-12pm. Sign up for our eNews to receive updates!

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Pumpkin Walk & Fall Fest

28 October, 2017 | 3pm-7pm
Tickets Required

Celebrate fall and Halloween with a fantastic event throughout an evening in October. Hay rides, a hay maze, pumpkin patch, hot cider, spooky stories and performances by a campfire! Sign up for our eNews for updates to this event!

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Festival of Trees

30 November, 2018

AS WE ARE RESTRUCTURING THIS POPULAR EVENT, THE FESTIVAL OF TREES WILL BE POSTPONED IN 2017.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO BRINGING YOU A BETTER THAN EVER FESTIVAL IN 2018.