Events in the Grand Canyon National Park Area

Grand Canyon National Park’s South Rim is open year-round, but the events and activities in, and around the park, change with the seasons. From festivals and activities, to days you can get into the park free, we have your complete guide to the happenings in Northern Arizona.

The Milky Way over Cathedral Rock in Sedona, Arizona

2017 National Park Night Skies Photography Workshops

National Park Trips Media and Tamron have teamed up to offer Night Skies Photo Workshops at Yellowstone, Rocky Mountain, Zion, Bryce, Acadia and more parks. Read More...

A family camping in a national park

Calendar of Free Entrance Days to National Parks

Parks that usually charge an entrance fee will be free on several days during the year. Check our list of dates for this year. Read More...

Grand Canyon Star Party. Photo by NPS

Grand Canyon Annual Star Party

The entire park becomes an observatory during the annual Star Party when volunteers set up scopes and offer free astronomy programs to visitors. Read More...


Ride the Grand Canyon Polar Express

The classic book comes to life as families board the special 1930’s-era train for a thirty-minute ride through dark and quiet wilderness to The North Pole, where Santa and his reindeer wait. Read More...