The Guide: August


Back to School is just around the corner, and we’re ready…we think. Where did summer go?! However, the seasonal changes are one of our favorite things about Flagstaff. August is packed full of fun events, and feels just like summer but with a bit of routine πŸ˜‰

Here’s our Guide to August in Flagstaff, enjoy!

August 1 Mary Poppins at The Orpheum Theater, other showtimes available 

August 2 Clay for Kids with Joni Pevarnik in Heritage Square 

August 3 Harry Potter Birthday Celebration at NAU Bookstore

August 4 First Friday Artwalk 

August 4 Sunset Music Series at Snowbowl

August 5 Our Moon: Astronauts on the Moon at Lowell Observatory 

August 5 Back to School Bonanza at The Flagstaff Mall

August 5 Super Why! Meet and Greet at The Flagstaff Mall 

August 5 Rocks Rock at Willow Bend

August 5 Movies on the Square Wall-E

August 6 Orchard Canyon Peach Festival 

August 7  Cars at The Orpheum Theater, other showtimes available 

August 9 Steppin Up Dance and Movement Class with Canyon Dance in Heritage Square

August 11 Food Truck Friday at Coconino Community College

August 11 Sunset Music Series at Snowbowl

August 12 Dave McKay Memorial Half Marathon and 5k 

August 12 Northern Arizona Old Volks Car Show

August 12 Movies on the Square Despicable Me 2

August 14 Maleficent at The Orpheum Theater, other showtimes available 

August 17 Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) Kickoff and Registration Event

August 18 FMB Moms Night Out: Barre3

August 18 Sunset Music Series at Snowbowl

August 19 Kids Club: Watering Can Painting

August 19 Our Moon: Astronauts on the Moon at Lowell Observatory 

August 19 Children’s Music & Arts Festival 

August 19 Climb to Conquer Cancer at Snowbowl 

August 19 Rad Raptors at Willow Bend

August 19 Movies on the Square The Incredibles 

August 21 The Great American Eclipse at Lowell Observatory 

August 21 The Boss Baby at The Orpheum Theater, other showtimes available 

August 25 Sunset Music Series at Snowbowl

August 26 Flagstaff Food Truck Festival

August 26 Thunder Over Flagstaff 

August 26 Movies on the Square Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone

August 26 Pottery on the Square

Classes | Camps | Programs

Summit Gym Play Park 9am – 10:30 $6/child $4/ siblings

Baby Sign Language Class at Flagstaff Birth and Women’s Center

Lowell Observatory Camp for Kids

Tinkergarten Classes begin in mid-August. See the site for more information on free classes and to register. 

Harkins Summer Move Fun Ends August 11

Read to Me Story Time – Bookmans. Ages 1 – 3, Every Friday 9:30am – 10:00am

Farmers Markets

Flagstaff Community Market –  Wednesdays, June 21 – Sept 6. 4pm-7pm 2257, E Cedar Ave – Pine Forest School

Flagstaff Urban Flea Market – 2nd Sundays,  June – October. 2nd Saturdays 9am-2pm, 211 W Aspen Ave – City Hall Parking Lot


Kids Squared in Heritage Square 

Kids Bowl Free Ends August 27

Pita Jungle Kids Eat Free for the Summer* – Monday + Tuesday, 5pm – Close *w/Adult entree. Ends Aug 31. 

Fieldhouse Kids Eat Free* β€“ Thursday, 4pm – Close *w/Adult entree

Denny’s Kids Eat Free β€“ Tuesday + Thursday, 4pm – 10pm.

Village Inn Kids Eat Free β€“ Monday + Tuesday

We’ll continue to add to this guide over the coming weeks – do you have anything to add?