If you live in Arizona you probably start to brainstorm how you are going to escape the heat. Luckily, Arizona has such as vast geography that you do not have to travel far to find the perfect escape. This summer make your trek up to Flagstaff for a little fun in the mountains. Flagstaff’s high elevation and tall pine trees keeps the area nice and cool making it the perfect summer destination this summer season. One of the best ways to spend your summer time is by enjoying a few events during your stay. The month of June has several different events you do not want to miss out on. Take a look at the top events in Flagstaff this June:

Real, Wild, and Woodsy

Those who have made the trek to Flagstaff before know that the community enjoys their craft beer. Flagstaff has several different award winning breweries right here in the area you will want to check out. Another great way to experience Arizona beer is by attending the Real, Wild, and Woodsy beer festival taking place in early June. This festival started out in the Phoenix area as the Real, Wild, and Woody festival before relocating up north and rebranding the name. The festival is presented by the Arizona Craft Brewers Guild and focuses on a giant selection of cask aged ales and barrel aged beers. With the festival taking place in Flagstaff it can now be outdoors so you have all afternoon to enjoy the beautiful weather while sipping on your tasting pours. By attending Real, Wild, and Woodsy you can sample most of Arizona’s top craft breweries and enjoy their rare beer selection. Fret not if you are not a strong beer drinker as there will be plenty of lighter beer options for you to sip on. The lively atmosphere will instantly draw you in and the delicious food provided by local vendors will keep your hunger at bay. Attendees have the option to purchase a general admission pass or upgrade to VIP for early entry; designated driver passes can also be purchased for those who plan on skipping out on the drinking and giving everyone a safe ride back to their vacation rental. Tickets are still available but typically sell out just before the event kicks off. This year’s Real, Wild, and Woodsy festival will take place on Saturday June 8th starting at 12:00 PM.

Flagstaff Beer Festival

The Real, Wild, and Woodsy festival is not the only beer festival taking place here in Flagstaff this June. The month also showcases the annual Flagstaff Beer Festival each year over at the Coconino County Fairgrounds. This local beer festival does not have a focus on the beer style served and will benefit a variety of local non profit organizations with tickets sold. Over 100 breweries are expected to be in attendance sampling out some of their delicious beer for you to try. In addition to a variety of breweries in attendance there will also be plenty of wineries and distilleries too. You will find plenty of big name brands that you have become familiar with along with independent local breweries that may not be on your radar quite yet. Regardless of what you intend to drink you will find something for you at the Flagstaff Beer Festival. Tickets are still available with general admission, VIP, and designated driver passes all available. This year’s Flagstaff Beer Festival will take place on Saturday June 22nd from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

Flagstaff Folk Festival

Flagstaff events are not all just about the beverages; they can also be about the music too! This June find your way over to the Flagstaff Folk Festival taking place at the Museum Club here in Flagstaff. This year’s events will be the 22nd annual Flagstaff Folk Festival and is gearing up to be a 2 day event. You will find the best folk and acoustic music for the state of Arizona taking place on three separate stages. Over 70 acts are currently scheduled for the event and admission starts at just $10 per person or $15 per family; you will even find a student and senior discount with tickets priced at just $5 per person! The event will take place on June 15th and 16th with varying hours; the event will be held from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM on June 15th and 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM on June 16th. Tickets are still available so don’t miss out on this local favorite event!

More Fun Right here in Flagstaff

Summer events are some of the best reasons to come experience Flagstaff during the warmer season. Expect our vacation rentals to keep you close by these exciting events and much more. Book now and come check it out for yourself!