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

Willow Bend Workshops

19 January, 2019 | 10am-12pm
$5-$10

Every year Willow Bend Environmental Center offers wonderful adult education workshops at great affordable prices. Join some of skilled staff members on a Basic Wildlife Tracking workshop, Botanical Illustration and Starting Seeds for a Summer Garden.

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Youth Climate Summit

16 April, 2019 - 16 April, 2019

The 2nd Annual Flagstaff Youth Climate Summit has expanded into a collaborative event with the Arboretum, The City of Flagstaff and Willow Bend Environmental Education Center and will feature three challenges: the Climate Action Challenge, the KidWind Challenge, and the Solar Structure Challenge. Open to youth 4th-12th Grade in teams of 2-5 plus an adult mentor. Find out more and sign up on The City of Flagstaff's website.

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Bird Walks

04 May, 2019 - 20 July, 2019 | 7:30am
FREE!

Saturday Mornings/May, June, July Join members of the local Audubon Society on a morning bird walk through the gardens on select Saturdays between May and June. Dates currently set for May 4, May 18, June 1, June 15, July 6, July 20. Starting at 7:30 am. More than 130 species of birds have been sighted. Tours begin at 7:30am–bring water, a camera, and comfortable walking shoes.

Spring Plant Sale

26 May, 2019 | 9am - 3pm
FREE entry!

Spring is here and we know you can't wait to get in your gardens! The first plant sale of the year includes hundreds of native plants (grown by us) for purchase, live music, food for sale, garden tours and the beautiful Flagstaff spring weather. ENTRY IS FREE TO ALL! Members preview 9am-11am | General public 11am-4pm.

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Summer Concert Series

01 June, 2019 - 03 August, 2019 | 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 and August at 5:30pm on the outdoor stage overlooking the San Francisco Peaks. Sign up for our eNewsletter to receive updates on upcoming concerts... ALL KIDS UNDER AGE 12 ENJOY FREE ADMISSION TO ALL CONCERTS!

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Botanical Blacksmiths

01 June, 2019 - 30 September, 2019
FREE with paid entry

Free with Paid Admission The 7th annual Botanical Blacksmiths outdoor art exhibit opens June 1st, 2019. Tour the outdoor art exhibit, and shop the display of art brought by the various participants. Metal, glass, and fiber art will be displayed throughout the gardens through the end of the season. Opening reception date coming soon.

Summer Plant Sale

13 July, 2019 | 9am - 3pm
FREE entry!

Summer is our favorite time of year in Flagstaff! The summer plant sale includes hundreds of native plants (grown by us) for purchase, live music, food for sale, garden tours and the beautiful Flagstaff weather. ENTRY IS FREE TO ALL! Members preview 9am-11am | General public 11am-3pm.

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Summer Soiree

29 July, 2019 | 4pm - 8pm

The premier fundraising event for the Arboretum is the Summer Soiree in July. Live music and performances, auctions and delicious food, this is an outdoor gala under the stars not to be missed.

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Mushroom Weekend

23 August, 2019 - 24 August, 2019
TBD

Mark your calendars for our 2019 Mushroom Weekend coordinated in partnership with the Arizona Mushroom Society. This popular annual event offers an opportunity to learn, hike, and discover mushrooms of northern Arizona. Find out more.

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Wine in the Woods

14 September, 2019 | 11am - 5pm
Tickets Required - TBD

All 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! Live music, bottles of wine for purchase, new and completely reorganized event! Sign up for our eNews to receive notification when tickets go on sale!

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Festival of Science Open House

29 September, 2019 | 9am-12pm
FREE ADMISSION!

2019 Festival of Science Open House, September 29 The 2019 Flagstaff Festival of Science is from September 20 - 29, and our Fall Open House will be Sunday, September 29th from 9am - 12pm with lots of family friendly activities to enjoy. Free admission all morning! Sign up for our eNews to receive event updates! Sign up for our eNews to receive updates!

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Pumpkin Walk

25 October, 2019 - 26 October, 2019 | 5pm-7pm
Tickets Required

Celebrate the fall season with one of Flagstaff’s favorite family events. Enjoy The Arboretum gardens during the evening while following a path illuminated by creatively carved pumpkins. Sign up for our eNews for updates to this event!

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