Downtown Flagstaff

Downtown Flagstaff arguably has the best downtown scene in Arizona. The combination of college students, the outdoor mountain culture, local businesses, and amazing weather make for a vibrant downtown. Downtown Flagstaff is a great place to get the best of modern dining, craft brews, local art, and community events all packed into one fun, laidback atmosphere. During the spring and summer, you'll find more people walking and on bikes than you'll see in vehicles. This bike and pedestrian-friendly town loves being outside as much as possible, which most definitely includes a variety of outdoor patios to enjoy your sunny weather beverage on. Downtown Flagstaff is the heart of our city where locals, tourists, visitors and students all congregate throughout the day as there's almost always something to enjoy year-round. In the summer, family movies are shown every Saturday evening at Heritage Square as well as other fun featured events such as live music, dancing in the square, and live performances. During the winter, it's common to get apre ski beverages or dinner with friends after a great day at the ski resort. No matter what time of year or time of day you head downtown, you'll find people enjoying the company of each other over some local favorite food, drink, or treat. You'll also have the chance to enjoy concerts at downtown Flagstaff's Wheeler Park, farmers' markets and various events hosted especially during warmer weather months. So spend a few days here and relax, enjoy the weather, the laidback atmosphere and leave all that crowded city stuff behind...because, yeah, it's pretty chill up here.

Top 5 Things to See & Do in Downtown Flagstaff

If you only have a day or two to spend in Flagstaff, spending some time downtown is a great thing to do year-round. Flagstaff definitely has a mountain town vibe and a character that is very different from most of the other cities in Arizona. You’ll find that most local and visitor things to do actually take place downtown, creating a very close, community-based environment. Here are some of the best things to do in downtown Flagstaff.

In Cold Weather

1. Get a hot drink.

Get cocoa for the kids and a simply delectable, hot, spiked drink for yourself. Try Rendezvous for a selection of drinks that bring out the warm and fuzzy in you.

2. Visit the Weatherford Hotel and Hotel Monte Vista.

History and ghost stories endure through the cold weather.

3. Have drinks by the warmth of a fire pit.

Many restaurants, breweries, and bars have great outdoor fire pits to keep you warm even when it’s cold outside. Who doesn’t love having a drink by the fire?

4. Dine.

Enjoy a cozy meal in one of the small, intimate nooks of Flagstaff's restaurants.

5. Still check out the local shops.

Also, many offer seasonal goods that are available only during the winter. The shops are still interesting and fun no matter what time of year you visit.

Downtown Flagstaff Events

Downtown Flagstaff