Events


Please, NO DOGS at the Summer Plant Sale or any special event.

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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.

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  • Small Scale Gatherings
  • Corporate/Large Scale

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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.

Botanical Blacksmiths

17 May, 2019 - 20 September, 2019
FREE with paid entry

Free with Paid Admission The annual Botanical Blacksmiths outdoor art exhibit opens May 17th, 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 with live forging demo's on Saturday May 18th, 2019!

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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Summer Plant Sale

13 July, 2019 - 13 July, 2019 | 9am - 2pm
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-2pm.

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Summer Soiree

28 July, 2019 | 4pm - 8pm

New this year is a freshly re-organized event that will serve as a platform for The Arboretum to showcase its conservation and education programs, beautiful gardens, and future directions.

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Arizona Mushroom Society Fungi Foray

23 August, 2019 - 24 August, 2019
TBD

Please join us for an opportunity to learn about local fungi in the Flagstaff area. This event includes an evening lecture followed by a foray the next morning to look and learn about local fungi. Find out more.

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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 | 4pm-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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