Prescott Festivals

Prescott's calendar is filled with various festivals and events each year that reflect it's diverse cultural heritage, community spirit, and love for the arts and outdoors. There are a variety of art festivals including poetry, live music, and film, as well as bike races, brewfests, and rodeos! Check out our list of Prescott’s most popular festivals and discover what this charming Arizona community has to offer.

Whiskey Off-Road

Whiskey Off-Road

Whiskey Off-Road is Prescott Valley’s premier bike race. Participants begin from the historic Whiskey Row in downtown Prescott and ascend into the breathtaking Prescott National Forest, tackling some of the area's most exhilarating and challenging trails. Enjoy three days of fun-filled festivities including a bike & gear expo, beer garden, live music, kids’ races and more!

When: April
Where: Whiskey Row/Prescott National Forest

  • Live Music
  • Family-friendly
Prescott Bluegrass Festival

Prescott Bluegrass Festival

The Prescott Bluegrass Festival is an annual event held in historic downtown Prescott that celebrates the rich tradition of bluegrass music in the area. The festival showcases a lineup of talented bluegrass bands, both local and national.. Event activities also include workshops, jam sessions, and interactive demonstrations that allow attendees to learn more about the music and instruments associated with bluegrass.

When: June
Where: Downtown Prescott

  • Live Music
  • Family-friendly
World's Oldest Rodeo

World's Oldest Rodeo

Established in 1888, Prescott Frontier Days claims the title of the world's oldest rodeo, making it a cherished part of Prescott's history and culture. Professional cowboys and cowgirls from across the country come to compete in a variety of traditional rodeo events, including bull riding, saddle bronc riding, bareback bronc riding, steer wrestling, team roping, tie-down roping, and barrel racing. This event also features a lively parade that winds its way through downtown Prescott.

When: July
Where: Prescott Rodeo Grounds

  • Live Music
  • Family-friendly
Prescott Film Festival

Prescott Film Festival

The Prescott Film Festival is a community event that celebrates independent cinema. The festival showcases a diverse selection of films from around the world, spanning various genres and themes as well as local student films and documentaries. You can also explore workshops, Q&A sessions, and informative panels while visiting the various venues affiliated with the festival.

When: July
Where: Throughout Prescott

  • Independant Films
Arizona Cowboy Poets Gathering

Arizona Cowboy Poets Gathering

The Arizona Cowboy Poets Gathering is an annual event that offers a glimpse into the life and experiences of the modern-day cowboy. Attendees can expect a diverse program of performances, including poetry readings, musical performances, storytelling sessions, workshops, and even cowboy comedy acts!

When: August
Where: Yavapai College

  • Live-music
  • Family-friendly
Prescott Highland Games

Prescott Highland Games

The Prescott Highland Games is an annual event celebrating Scottish heritage and culture. This family-friendly festival features a wide range of activities and entertainment including live music, dancing, vendors, and traditional highland games! This event offers a fun and educational experience for all ages.

When: September
Where: Watson Lake

  • Family-friendly
Acker Musical Showcase

Acker Musical Showcase

The Acker Musical Showcase was established in honor of local philanthropist James S. Acker, who had a passion for music and education. The event serves as a fundraiser to support music education programs in Prescott area schools, providing students with opportunities to explore and develop their musical talents. During the showcase, downtown Prescott comes alive with the sound of music as local musicians take to the streets to perform at various venues. These performances cover a wide range of musical genres, including jazz, blues, rock, folk, country, and more, ensuring there's something for every musical taste.

When: December
Where: Downtown Prescott

  • Live Music
  • Family-friendly
Christmas City Events

Christmas City Events

Prescott is known as "Arizona's Christmas City" due to its festive holiday celebrations and enchanting atmosphere during the Christmas season. Visitors can embark on a magical journey through dazzling light installations, animated scenes, musical performances, and community gatherings all centered around the holiday theme. The highlights of Prescott's Christmas festivities include The Courthouse Lighting Ceremony, The Prescott Christmas Parade, and The Valley of Lights drive-through holiday light display. See our Christmas City page for a calendar of events!

When: December
Where: Downtown Prescott

  • Live Music
  • Family-friendly

HOTELS IN PRESCOTT

Prescott Resort & Conference Center

Discover the area’s only full-service resort when searching for hotels in Prescott, AZ. Resting on the “Top of the Rock” offering picturesque views of the warmth and scenery of Prescott, the Prescott Resort and Conference Center is the choice hotel for those seeking a luxurious getaway in
Discover the area’s only full-service resort when searching for hotels in Prescott, AZ. Resting on the “Top of the Rock” offering picturesque views of the warmth and scenery of Prescott, the Prescott Resort and Conference Center is the choice hotel for those seeking a luxurious getaway in Northern Arizona.
8.4
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New Luxury Prescott Lynx B&B 4,000 sqft - Sleeps 21+

The Prescott Lynx B&B is a Unique Luxury Vacation home wrapped in rustic elegance! Over 4,000 sq ft Sleeps 16 in comfy beds & pull outs for up to 21 guests. HUGE gourmet kitchen in AMAZING great room equipped for large gatherings. Split 6 bdrm 4 bth home (Master bdrm + 2 bdrms/2 bths on EA
The Prescott Lynx B&B is a Unique Luxury Vacation home wrapped in rustic elegance! Over 4,000 sq ft Sleeps 16 in comfy beds & pull outs for up to 21 guests. HUGE gourmet kitchen in AMAZING great room equipped for large gatherings. Split 6 bdrm 4 bth home (Master bdrm + 2 bdrms/2 bths on EACH WING of home w private living rooms, fireplaces, patios, full gigabit internet, workspaces. 2 acres, incredible hillside views, fenced yard, firepit, BBQ, quiet, wildlife, only 10 mins to downtown Prescott

Zane Grey RV Park (55+ park)

A Beautiful Northern Arizona RV Park and Cabin Rental resort near Sedona and the Red Rock attractions. Comfortable RV camping sites on West Clear Creek in Camp Verde, Arizona. The location is unique, with a creek-side path and lots of shade. Our friendly staff will make your stay comfortab
A Beautiful Northern Arizona RV Park and Cabin Rental resort near Sedona and the Red Rock attractions. Comfortable RV camping sites on West Clear Creek in Camp Verde, Arizona. The location is unique, with a creek-side path and lots of shade. Our friendly staff will make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. Zane Grey RV Village is open year round to meet your Arizona vacation needs in any season.Zane Grey RV Village is really quite beautiful!A premiere RV park in the Red Rock region of Arizona.

Forest Villas Hotel

Located a 10-minute drive from downtown Prescott, this hotel features a seasonal outdoor pool, a hot tub in a garden setting and an on-site bar. An extended continental breakfast is served daily.
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Hilton Garden Inn Prescott Downtown

Located in historic downtown Prescott, our hotel is within walking distance to tons of local restaurants, unique shops, and downtown events. Stroll along the nearby hiking trails or cool off at Watson Lake, just 10 minutes away. Prescott Regional Airport is less than 10 miles away. Our hot
Located in historic downtown Prescott, our hotel is within walking distance to tons of local restaurants, unique shops, and downtown events. Stroll along the nearby hiking trails or cool off at Watson Lake, just 10 minutes away. Prescott Regional Airport is less than 10 miles away. Our hotel features 5,400 sq. ft. of event space, an on-site restaurant, and pool.

La Quinta by Wyndham

Located in Prescott, La Quinta Inn & Suites Conference Center Prescott features accommodations with private patios. An indoor pool and a hot tub is available for guests, as well as a fitness center. Free WiFi is provided.

A flat-screen cable TV is provided in each air-conditione

Located in Prescott, La Quinta Inn & Suites Conference Center Prescott features accommodations with private patios. An indoor pool and a hot tub is available for guests, as well as a fitness center. Free WiFi is provided.

A flat-screen cable TV is provided in each air-conditioned room at La Quinta Inn & Suites Prescott Conference Center. Complete with a microwave, the dining area also has a refrigerator.

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Apple Creek Cottages

On 1.5 acres of Ponderosa pine trees, these dog-friendly country-style cottages set around a central courtyard feature a full kitchen. Prescott is less than 2 miles away. A private entrance, cable TV and private bathroom are included in each air-conditioned cottage at Apple Creek Cottages.
On 1.5 acres of Ponderosa pine trees, these dog-friendly country-style cottages set around a central courtyard feature a full kitchen. Prescott is less than 2 miles away. A private entrance, cable TV and private bathroom are included in each air-conditioned cottage at Apple Creek Cottages. Select cottages have a sitting area, fireplace or patio. A common landscaped courtyard with small ponds, gardens and lawn art is provided. Patio furniture and BBQ facilities are available for guest use. Prescott National Forest is 1 miles away. Whiskey Row and Charlotte Hall are less than 2 miles away.
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157 reviews

Sheldon Street Lodge

A Prescott favorite! Sheldon Street Lodge is located in Prescott. Free WiFi access is available. Prescott National Forest is 15 minutes’ drive from the lodge.

A patio, a TV and a kitchenette with a microwave and a refrigerator are featured in each air-conditioned room at Sheldon

A Prescott favorite! Sheldon Street Lodge is located in Prescott. Free WiFi access is available. Prescott National Forest is 15 minutes’ drive from the lodge.

A patio, a TV and a kitchenette with a microwave and a refrigerator are featured in each air-conditioned room at Sheldon Street Lodge Prescott. Featuring a shower, private bathrooms also include a hairdryer and free toiletries.

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Prescott Cabin with Beautiful Forest Views and Deck!

Prescott Cabin with Beautiful Forest Views and Deck! offers accommodations in Prescott, 11 mi from Whiskey Row. The air-conditioned accommodations is 6.2 mi from Prescott College, and guests benefit from private parking available on site and free WiFi.

The holiday home comes wit

Prescott Cabin with Beautiful Forest Views and Deck! offers accommodations in Prescott, 11 mi from Whiskey Row. The air-conditioned accommodations is 6.2 mi from Prescott College, and guests benefit from private parking available on site and free WiFi.

The holiday home comes with 2 bedrooms, a flat-screen TV and a fully equipped kitchen that provides guests with a dishwasher, a microwave, a washing machine, a fridge and an oven. Towels and bed linen are featured.

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Prescott Home on 3 Acres with Granite Mountain Views

Prescott House on 3 Acres w/Granite Mtn Views is located in Prescott. The vacation home is 13 miles from Prescott College. This vacation home will provide guests with 3 bedrooms, a flat-screen TV and air conditioning. The vacation home also comes with a well-equipped kitchen with a microwa
Prescott House on 3 Acres w/Granite Mtn Views is located in Prescott. The vacation home is 13 miles from Prescott College. This vacation home will provide guests with 3 bedrooms, a flat-screen TV and air conditioning. The vacation home also comes with a well-equipped kitchen with a microwave, a fridge and an oven, as well as a hairdryer. Prescott House on 3 Acres w/Granite Mtn Views has a playground.
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Hassayampa Inn

A beautifully restored 1927 boutique hotel set in the heart of the Prescott, AZ downtown historic district. Every inch of our hotel exudes classic character and charm. From the hand-painted lobby ceiling and dramatic wall murals to the quirky vintage elevator and etched glass and embossed
A beautifully restored 1927 boutique hotel set in the heart of the Prescott, AZ downtown historic district. Every inch of our hotel exudes classic character and charm. From the hand-painted lobby ceiling and dramatic wall murals to the quirky vintage elevator and etched glass and embossed copper panels, the Hassayampa Inn transports you back to the “roaring twenties” with its Spanish Colonial Revival architecture and Italianate features. This “living museum” is where some of history’s most noteworthy celebrities used to come to unwind, including Will Rogers, Greta Garbo, Clark Gable and Steve McQueen.
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478 reviews

Hotel St. Michael

Western hospitality with historic ambiance, comfortable lodging and modern amenities.
8.5
1173 reviews

Prescott Cottage with Furnished Deck, Patio, and BBQ

Prescott Cottage w/ Deck- Near the Courthouse is a property with a garden located in Prescott, within just a 12-minute walk of Prescott College and 0.8 miles of Whiskey Row. Guests staying at this vacation home can use a fully equipped kitchen.

This 1-bedroom vacation home will

Prescott Cottage w/ Deck- Near the Courthouse is a property with a garden located in Prescott, within just a 12-minute walk of Prescott College and 0.8 miles of Whiskey Row. Guests staying at this vacation home can use a fully equipped kitchen.

This 1-bedroom vacation home will provide you with a cable flat-screen TV, air conditioning and a living room. Towels and bed linen are offered.

The vacation home has a playground.

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Prescott Forest Cabin on Moutain Dirt Road-8 Mi to Downtown

Prescott Forest Cabin on Mtn Dirt Road-8 Mi to DT! offers accommodations in Prescott, 8 miles from Whiskey Row and 8 miles from Prescott College. Guests staying at this vacation home can use a fully equipped kitchen.

Providing access to a balcony, the vacation home consists of 2

Prescott Forest Cabin on Mtn Dirt Road-8 Mi to DT! offers accommodations in Prescott, 8 miles from Whiskey Row and 8 miles from Prescott College. Guests staying at this vacation home can use a fully equipped kitchen.

Providing access to a balcony, the vacation home consists of 2 bedrooms. Towels and bed linen are provided.

The vacation home has a playground. If you would like to discover the area, skiing is possible nearby.

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