The fall season is upon us, and Northern Arizona is active with an array of fantastic fall fun, family-friendly festivals, spooky trails, and costume contests for all ages. This is a great time of year to explore Arizona and experience some of the best this season has to offer in a new community. Head north for Octo-boo! fun and enjoy the cool, crisp weather, hay rides, pumpkin patches, and all that autumn brings.Read More
Flagstaff Locals' Night has been going for more than half a year now and residents have come to expect the third Tuesday of each month to be packed with great deals for locals. Which it is! There are half price meals, 20+% off on favorite goodies, buy one get one eats, drinks, and more, even surprise packages. Discounts are great incentives to get out on a Tuesday night to return to some favorite spots and check out new places that have opened up, but now there is one more fun opportunity.Read More
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"The King of Facebook LIVE" is launching RacingArizonaLIVE - an interactive game show adventure that takes contestants on an exploration of Arizona. This year’s inaugural race will take place this weekend on June 3 and 4. Follow along as a team of six take an adventure across the state as an online audience determines their destinations.Read More
Mother's Day is coming up this Sunday, May 14th. Have you made a decision on how to celebrate your mom? Check out this list of Mother's Day gift ideas and adventures that are sure to surprise her with something special - while supporting independent businesses and keeping your money close to home all at the same time. From fresh flowers and chocolate bouquets, to paintings, brunch options, and even a relaxing yoga event, you are sure to find the perfect gift for your amazing mom right here in Northern Arizona.Read More
Did you know nearly $6 Billion leaves our state each year from Arizonians vacationing in California? Imagine the economic impact of shifting just 10% back into our state!
In an effort to encourage Arizonians to plan "stay-cations" and explore the many wonders of our state, Local First Arizona produces Small Wonders maps that feature independently-owned shopping and dining destinations in various regions of the state. These maps find their way into the hands of tourists, students, and local residents longing for unique experiences and adventures in lesser-known places. These pocket sized maps are your guides to find locally-owned restaurants, retail shops, and unique experiences in select cities in Arizona. View each Small Wonders map and then conveniently plan your next weekend getaway.Read More