Flagstaff named Best in U.S. for Fourth of July

FlagFourthMove over historic Boston, Charleston and Washington D.C., according to Travel and Leisure Magazine, Flagstaff is, in fact, the nation's best town for celebrating the Fourth of July. There is something magical about being in this pioneer town celebrating our country's pioneer spirit, and people all over the place recognize it! Check out the full article online here.

Local First Arizona's Guide: what to do in Flagstaff on the 4th

IndieWeekLogoLocal First Arizona's Independents Week Celebration: Join Local First Arizona at the Independents Week Celebration at Criollo Latin Kitchen! We'll be partying in the alley way at 16 N. San Francisco Street during the Art Walk from 6-9pm with live music, street tacos and lots of information about supporting local businesses. Come by and grab a Golden Coupon for Independents Week, meet some new Localists and celebrate the holiday local-style.

First Friday flyer_LFA Criollo July 4 2014Where: Criollo Latin Kitchen, 16 N. San Francisco St., Flagstaff When: 6-9pm What: Celebration of Independents Week and Local Business! Free to the public!

Fourth of July Parade: On Friday, the town will be flooded with visitors from all over Arizona and beyond. The annual parade, hosted by the Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce, will head through downtown and will showcase the many faces and places that make Flagstaff unique (9am-12pm in Downtown Flagstaff).

 Art in the Park Fourth of July Show: Join local artisans as they showcase their crafts, designs and collectibles at Wheeler Park in downtown Flagstaff from 9am-6pm.

Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra Performance: The Flagstaff Symphony will perform at the Pepsi Ampitheatre at Fort Tuthill for a special July Fourth show at 3pm on Friday. Don't miss it!

Fireworks Extravaganza at Jake's on the GreenParking lots open at 4 p.m. and the fireworks start when the lights go out! Plan to arrive by 7:30 p.m. to find a place to sit so you don’t miss the show. The Fireworks Extravaganza includes a family food court, full bar and beer garden, music by KAFF radio and Y.M.C.A. organized kid’s activities. Free admission to event, $10 per vehicle to park. Jake's on the Green is at 2380 N. Oakmont Dr. in Continental Country Club.

First Friday Art Walk: Every month Flagstaff's galleries and studios open their doors on the first Friday. This month it's a double celebration because it's Fourth of July! Join these amazing business owners for a studio crawl from 6-9pm on Friday throughout downtown Flagstaff.