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Williams, Arizona is a small city (most would call it a town) that packs a big punch when it comes to events and family fun. There are always interesting events in Williams happening all year long. From Arts & Crafts Shows to “Labordaze” to the Wild West Show, Williams has it all for families and couples to enjoy. Don’t miss the annual Route 66 Car Show, which features classic cars, hot rods, and more. If you’re looking for a more adrenaline-filled experience, check out the annual Rodeo, where you can watch cowboys and cowgirls battle it out from the edge of your seat in events like bull riding, barrel racing, and all sorts of authentic rodeo western fun.

Or, maybe you want to venture out for an experience that will always be eventful. In that case, visitors can always enjoy outdoor adventures in Williams such as hiking, biking, and fishing in the nearby lakes and forests. In addition, Williams is just a short drive from the Grand Canyon, making it the perfect place to visit for a day trip or a longer vacation. Whether you’re looking for event-filled excitement or some relaxation, you’ll find it in Williams, Arizona.

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Don’t miss out on what’s happening in Williams Arizona. Many visitors enjoy planning their trips and vacations around our popular events. 

Fall Events in Williams

September Events

SEPTEMBER 9, 20223rd Annual Stand Down

The “Shed” at the Rec. Center, 310 W. Route 66.
9am – 2pm
Contact: John Davison, 928.286.7446

September 10, 20223rd Annual Williams Patriot Parade
Williams Patriot Day Parade

Historic Downtown, 11am
The Williams Patriot Day Parade is held annually in Observance of “Patriots Day”. Thank You For Honoring The U.S. Military and the American, Our Law Enforcement, Fire and First Responders and Our Community Heroes.

Contact: John Davison, 928.286.7446

September 10-11, 2022AZ Junior Rodeo Association

Williams Rodeo Grounds

September 10-11, 2022American Civil War Reenactment

Buckskinner Park
9am – 6:30pm

September 16, 2022Kevin Hauser Memorial

Rodeo Grounds
Contact: Brandon Brown, 602.818.5674

September 17, 2022Steam Engine to the Grand Canyon

Celebrate our 33rd Anniversary! Grand Canyon Railway’s Steam Locomotives pull the train on the First Saturday of the month from April – September. For reservations and to check the schedule, please call 800-843-8724.

September 24, 2022Kiwanis Arts & Crafts Sale

The “Shed” at the Rec. Center, 310 W. Route 66.
8:30am – 5pm
Contact: Bud, 928-707-2963

October Events

October 12, 2022Habitat Spaghetti Dinner

Sultana
5pm – 7pm
Contact: To purchase presale tickets, please email Francis at [email protected]

October 21 - 23, 2022Scent Training

Rodeo Barn
Flagstaff Kennel Club

October 29, 2022Trick or Treat

Recreation Center
5pm – 8pm
928-635-1496

October 29, 2022Haunted House

City Library
5pm – 9pm
928-635-2263

October 29, 2022Trunk-a-Treat

City Hall
5pm – 9pm
walk thru Haunted House
928-635-4451

November Events

November 11 - December 30, 2022Polar Express 2022

Grand Canyon Railway
Make this a family holiday tradition and book early! For reservations and to check the schedule, please call 800-843-8724.

November 26, 2022Holiday Craft Show

Sultana Theater
10am – 4pm
Contact: Please email Nadine at [email protected]

November 26, 2022Holiday Tree Lighting & Parade of Lights
Winter Events in Williams - Holiday Lights

Historic Downtown
6:30pm
Annual Holiday event in Williams the entire family will enjoy! Every year showcases a new theme.

Contact: Pimi Bennett, 928.853.7784

November 26, 2022Santa Land

Recreation Center
10am – 1pm
Pictures with Santa, create a craft, play games, cake walk, hot cocoa and sweet treats!

Winter Events in Williams

December Events

December 9, 2022Senior Center Craft Sale

The “Shed” at the Rec. Center, 310 W. Route 66.
Contact: Please email Mary Martin at [email protected]

DECEMBER 2022Polar Express 2022

Grand Canyon Railway
Make this a family holiday tradition and book early! For reservations and to check the schedule, please call 800-843-8724.

All MonthHoliday Shopping in Williams
Copper Canyon Trading - Shopping Williams Arizona

Tis the Season to Shop! Enjoy wandering in and out of the shops in Williams. Find unique gift items for everyone on your list. When it’s time to take a break and grab a bite to eat, there are tons of fantatsic restaurants nearby.

January Events

February Events

Valentines Day & Weekend5 Romantic Valentine Day Date Ideas in Williams AZ
Valentine Day Date Ideas Williams Arizona
There are plenty of fun and unique things a couple can do to keep their love alive. And Williams, Arizona has no shortage of great ideas!

Summer Events in Williams

June Events

TBD4H Summer Swap Meet, Rec. Center Shed
June 10 & 11, 20227th Annual Historic Route 66 Car Show
TBDAmerican Legion Riders Swap Meet, Rec. Center

July Events

July 1 - 3, 2022World Series of Team Roping Qualifier

Watch all the action during the World Series of Team Roping Qualifiers at the Williams Rodeo Grounds.

July 2nd, 2022Habitat for Humanity's Grand Opry

12:30-4:00pm
Williams Community Stage
200 W. Route 66
Featuring:
Live Band, Beer Tent (sponsored by Grand Canyon Brewery), Food, Carnival Games, Live Auction, Cake Walk.
Contact: Kerry-Lynn Moede
[email protected]

July 2nd, 2022 50th Anniversary Celebration of Bedrock Park at Raptor Ranch

As part of the celebration, we are launching our new Dino Might Adventure Package here at Raptor Ranch. This fun activity package is great for all ages and includes: Live Bird Show, Guided Tour of Bedrock, fun games and Outdoor Ranch Style Lunch or Dinner.

July 4th, 2022Annual 4th of July Parade
Come out and celebrate Independence Day with a parade at 6pm and fireworks at 9pm, weather permitting.
July 4th Parades Williams Arizona
July 22 – 24, 2022Canyon UTV Fest

The Canyon UTV Fest includes Raffles, Guided Rides, Corn Hole Tournament, Meals & more!

August Events

August 6th, 2022Steam Engine to the Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon Railway’s Steam Locomotives pull the train on the First Saturday of the month from April – September. For reservations and to check the schedule, please call 800-843-8724.

Events for 2023 will be posted when available. Please bookmark this page for the latest events in Williams, Arizona!