Staycations AZ Style - Part 2
Another great reason to stay in Arizona this summer!! With all the charm of a small town, cool weather and just a couple hours drive from the "warmth" of the valley, Prescott is a wonderful getaway! Stay at the historic
within walking distance of downtown shops and restaurants or the
right on historic
. Be sure to visit
for "An Arizona History Adventure".
Here are just a few of the events going on this summer:
Prescott Indian Art Market (PIAM), July 10th & 11th :
One of the premier Native American art markets in the southwest, PIAM features both traditional and contemporary works of art, including distinctive jewelry, exquisite ceramics, sculpture, hand-woven baskets and blankets. An all-Indian artist jury chooses participants on the basis of quality in both traditional and contemporary styles. Attendees stroll among demonstrations of American Indian weaving, Katsina carving, silversmithing, and the making of baskets. Entertainment is provided by Native American dancers, singers, and musicians in the Museum Amphitheater. Also popular is the Navajo fry bread. More information, call 928-445-3122 or visit our PIAM page.
World's Oldest Rodeo, June 28 - July 4: This year Prescott celebrates its 123rd year as Home of the "World's Oldest Rodeo". Events scheduled include Professional Bull Riding, Rodeo Parade and Rodeo Dance, 5th Annual Shootout on Whiskey Row, Kiwanis Kiddie Parade, a Fine Arts & Crafts Show and appearances from Rodeo Royalty around town. Festivities culminate with a Fourth of July celebration, including a fireworks extravaganza, at Pioneer Park. Held at the Prescott Rodeo Grounds from June 28-July 4. Tickets range from $12 - $25.
2nd Annual Prescott BBQ Days, July 10 -11: Join the finger lickin' fun as over 30 teams of BBQ fanatics from all over the West compete for cash, trophies and bragging rights. A dinner, dance and silent auction kick off the weekend event on Friday, with the tasting and competition on the following day. Held at the Prescott Rodeo Grounds, July 10-11. Saturday adult admission is $5, which includes 2 taster tickets. Additional taster tickets are $2. Children 12 and under are free.