☀️ 8 Things to Do in Flagstaff This Summer 🌲

Northern Arizona University
4 min readJul 18, 2022


Hanging around Flagstaff this summer? Take advantage of community events, local adventures & gorgeous weather.

8 things to take advantage of this summer. 😎

1. Hit the Trails 🏔️

The summer months are the perfect time to explore in Flagstaff. No matter your fitness level — you can find a trail that’s right for you. With over 130 trails in the area, hiking is an activity that never gets old in Flagstaff.

Check out these 10 Favorite Hiking Trails in Flagstaff to find your next hike.

2. Cool Off at a Local Swimming Hole

Beat the heat in middle of a hike with a little water fun! Now is the time to explore the beautiful, refreshing swimming holes in the area. From Flagstaff to Sedona and Williams — these hikes are a fun way to cool down while exploring.

6 local swimming holes to put on your list this summer.

3. Check out the Art Scene at First Friday ArtWalk

The ArtWalk is a great way to get out and celebrate Flagstaff businesses, artists, and the culture. Every First Friday of the month, shops and galleries feature different artists and their works. Enjoy live music and visit more unique vendors in Heritage Square.

  • When: First Friday of every month, 6- 9 pm
  • Where: Downtown Flagstaff

4. Shop Local at the Flagstaff Farmer’s Market

Do your shopping at the farmer’s market, where you can find local, sustainably grown food, hand-crafted products, even treats for your pup. The farmer’s market is a great way to support small-scale farmers. Even if you’re not looking to shop, the market is a great way to get outside and enjoy a cup of coffee with a friend.

  • When: Every Sunday morning, 8am-12pm
  • Where: 211 W Aspen Ave

5. Explore the Murals Downtown

Everywhere you walk, there’s something to see! Be inspired by more than 40 pieces of public art around town.

Each mural tells a story that represents Flagstaff’s heritage. Download the Flagstaff Public Art Map for information on each piece and where to find them.

6. Check out the Community Market

Can’t wait ’til the weekend for the farmer’s market? Head downtown for your mid-week pick me up!

The mid-week Community Market is a great place for a shopping spree. Come support local businesses, grab some food, and enjoy live music.

  • When: Every Wednesday, 4- 8 pm
  • Where: 15 N. Beaver St

7. Find a Patio to Eat On

Flagstaff is filled with good food AND good views. While our friends down south are staying indoors, we can spend our mornings and nights soaking up the nice weather.

Need restaurant recommendations? Check out this Lumberjack’s recommendations >> Flagstaff Restaurants: Megan’s Picks.

8. Yoga on the Lawn

Take in the fresh air and move your body too 🧘‍♀️

via downtownflagstaff.org

Start your Saturday with an outdoor community yoga class 🧘‍♀️ The class is only $5, and you’ll need to bring a yoga mat. Whether you consider yourself a beginner or experienced yogi, the event accommodates all levels.

  • When: Every Saturday at 9am, weather permitting
  • Where: Country Courthouse lawn (219 E. Cherry Ave)

Wondering if you can bring your dog?

Yes — we’re a pet-friendly town

What are your favorite things to do in Flagstaff during the summer? Share your ideas with us in the comments!



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