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Local, Seasonal, and Festival Events Throughout
The White Mountains

White Mountains, AZ


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Featured Events In The Arizona White Mountains

Deuce of Clubs Thunder Raceway

Season Opening – May 24th thru Sept. 28th, 2024
Gates open – 5 pm    Racing starts at 7:00 pm

Stay tuned for updates as the schedules can change.

4701 E Deuce of Clubs, Show Low, AZ,
+1 602-292-7607

Thunder Raceway Show Low AZ

June Events | Arizona White Mountains

White Mountains Balloon Festival

June 21st thru 23rd, 2024 – FREE

Mountain Meadow Recreation Center
1101 S. Woodland Road

6-8 a.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday
5-9 p.m. Friday; 4-9 p.m. Saturday

  • BREAKFAST – 21-23, JUNE 2024
    6 AM – 8 AM
  • Pancake breakfast includes sausage and a beverage.
    $7 Cash or $8 Credit Card
  • Mountain Meadow Recreation Complex
  • The hot air balloons will launch between 6:00 am and 6:30 am each morning,
    weather permitting.
  •  CONCERT STARTS 6:30 PM – JUNE 21, 2024 – GATES OPEN 5:00 PM
  • Food Vendors
  • Retail Vendors
  • Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets.


Some vendors will accept credit cards but cash is highly suggested.

More Information

White Mountain Balloon Festival AZ - WMBFAZ
White Mountain Balloon Festival AZ - WMBFAZ

Parking: This event has a large turnout, please note special parking provisions.

  • Parking is on-site at Mountain Meadow Recreation Complex, 1101 S. Woodland Road
  • On Saturday, June 22, there will also a free shuttle from Blue Ridge High School beginning at 5:30 p.m.
  • The last returning shuttle to the school is at 9:30 p.m.

July Events In The Arizona White Mountains

4th Of July

Show Low FreedomFest and Fireworks!

Thursday – July 4th 2024 – 9am – 10pm

Parade begins at 9 a.m. leaving Owens headed East on the Deuce of Clubs to White Mountain Rd. Spectators please stay along the Deuce of Clubs.

Wet Zone event begins following parade at Frontier Park.

Frontier Park
660 N. 9th Pl
Show Low, AZ 85901

FreedomFest celebration begins at 3 p.m. at Show Low High School Football Stadium.

Fireworks – 9:00 p.m. at Show Low High School

1201 N Cougar Ln
Show Low, AZ

Show Low Freedom Fest and Fireworks Details

Show Low 4th of July
Show Low 4th of July

Taylor, Arizona’s

Independence Day and Night Rodeo

Friday and Saturday Night
July 5th and 6th  2024 – 7:00pm – 10pm

Fireworks and Dance Saturday night
Taylor Arizona Rodeo Grounds
202 Center St,
Taylor, AZ



12 PM- Super Fresh Calf Roping w/ Calf
Roping Slack After (FREE)
7PM- Cowboy Poetry &
Country Music
(@ Rodeo Grounds Pavilion) FREE


5 AM- Firing of the Anvil (FREE)

6AM to 7AM- Pancake Breakfast @ Pavilion (FREE)

  1. AM- Barrel Race & Breakaway (FREE)
  2. AM to 9PM- Food Vendors & Arts and Crafts

7 PM – RODEO!!!

9 PM- Fireworks @ Rodeo Park

9:30 PM- Dance on the Pavilion


Independence Day and Night Rodeo Information

Taylor 4th of July Rodeo

Derby Down The Deuce

It’s Back!

Saturday – July 13th, 2024  –  8:00 AM

Gravity car racing on the main street in Show Low!
Bring a chair, grab a curbside seat, and enjoy the racing.


Registration: “Burger Burn and Weigh-In” Friday, July 12th,  5:30 PM at Horne Dodge on the Deuce of Clubs.

Street closes at 7:45 AM (Deuce Of Clubs) – Race starts at 8:00 AM
Road reopens by 10:00 AM

Derby Down The Deuce Article

Snowflake-Taylor Pioneer Days

July 19th & 20th, 2024

Friday – 11:00 to 5:00

Saturday –  8:00 to 4:00


  • Parade
  • Arts and Crafts Show
  • Car Show- Saturday only – 9:00 to 3:00

Parade, Arts and Crafts Show, Car Show, food vendors, kids’ entertainment, dances, Pioneer Days run, golf tournament, theatrical performances, a two-day rodeo, and fireworks are all part of the fun. 

Snowflake-Taylor Pioneer Days

More Local Events Here

August Events In The Arizona White Mountains

Balloons Over Round Valley

Balloons – Concerts & Festival

August 2024 (Date TBD)

Morning Balloon Launches – 6:00 am
Evening Balloon Glow – 8:00 pm
Food & Retail Vendors
Live Music | Friday & Saturday Night – 5:00 pm

Springerville Town Park (now called Liberty Park)
Springerville, AZ

Morning ascensions begin at 6am, followed by a breakfast. Friday and Saturday, the festival grounds at Liberty Park in Springerville, will be open until 9:30 p.m.

Concerts begin at 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights.

Balloon Glow begins at 8 pm.

Round-Valley-Balloon Festival - Springerville AZ

Taylor Sweet Corn Festival

Parade, Lawn Mower Races,
and Bushels of Sweet Corn!

Saturday – August 31st, 2024 

Parade begins at 10 a.m. on Center Street and proceeds to the Rodeo Grounds. Arive early to get a placve along the road to watch, and bring a chair!

Parade, Arts and Crafts Show, food vendors, entertainment, kids’ horseless rodeo, and lots of fresh, local sweet corn are all part of this festival celebrating the harvest of Taylor farmers’ primary crop — Sweet Corn. A fun run and cornhole tournament will also be held. A hay ride and historic home tour will be held Monday, September 2.

Rodeo Grounds
202 Center Street

Main Street Battle Of The Bands & Food Vans – Show Low

Two separate competitions at once — Music and Food!

Saturday – August 31st, 2024 – 12pm – 9pm

We had over 2,600 attendees at our last battle of the Bands and Food Vans and are hoping you will join in and help us increase that number! This event hosts two separate competitions at once — Music and Food!

The bands will each play a set of their music while spectators set up areas in the grass with friends & family. Together we can enjoy listening to music, sipping cold beverages, and tasting all the contestant’s food.

The event has a $7 per person entry fee at the gate, 12 years old and under are free with paying adult. 

A total of NINE Bands and NINE Food Vans will be selected to compete at this year’s event. 

The 9 bands will begin their sets on the hour starting at 12PM until 8PM!

Gates open at 11am

More Event Information

650 N 9th Pl, Show Low, AZ 85901, USA

Show Low Main Street Battle Of The Bands & Food Vans

September Events In The Arizona White Mountains

Ndee Bikiyaa The People’s Farm Harvest Festival

A beautiful fusion of traditional Apache customs, local farm produce, and heartfelt community spirit.

2024 Date TBD
September 2024

  • Apache Spirit
  • Cibecue creek crown dancers
  • Camp dress fashion show
  • Food demos and more

2 Farm Road, Canyon Day
For Information Contact:
or 928-338-4271

The People’s Farm Harvest Festival

Mountain Bike Racing at Sunrise Park Resort Arizona

Sunrise Peak Scramble

The National Collegiate Qualifier Mountain Bike race, the Sunrise Scramble, will be held at Sunrise Park Resort

Friday thru Sunday
September 13th – 15th, 2024

  • Downhill
  • Cross Country
  • Dual Slalom
  • Short Track

Sunrise Park Resort
Sep 15 – 17 2023
8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Sunrise Peak Scramble Details


Sunrise Peak Scramble

Show Low Mountain Music Fest

September 2024 (Date TBD)

Show Low City Park
6:00 PM

Bring a blanket or chair

Run To The Pines Car Show

The 41st Annual Run to the Pines Car Show.
A beautiful collection of 500+ pre-1973 cars on display

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
September 27th thru 29th, 2024

See the “cavalcade of cars” starting @ 4:00 PM Friday in Show Low! Starting at the LDS Church in Show Low the cars will parade through the streets, through Show Low, Pinetop, and on to Hon Dah Casino.

Spectators: Free with a non-perishable food donation to assist Love Kitchen and White Mountain Charities.

Saturday: Car Show and Vendors
Sunday: Church services, Awards presentation

At Pinetop Lakes Golf and Country Club

Fall Festival Parade

Saturday – September, 28

The town of Pinetop-Lakeside Presents!


Parade Route: Hwy 260 (White Mountain Blvd) from E Malapai to Blue Ridge High School

10:00 AM

More Local Events Here

October Events In The Arizona White Mountains

Fall Color Run

Saturday – October 12th, 2024

The town of Pinetop-Lakeside Presents!

At Woodland Lake Park.  Details will be posted as made available.

Snowflake Harvest Fest

Saturday – October 12th, 2024

The town of Snowflake Presents!


Arts and Crafts, food vendors, entertainment, Game Zone for kids, and wagon rides to the Willis Family Farm pumpkin patch & corn maze.

Pioneer Park in Snowflake

Autumn Festival

October 26th, 2024

The Pinetop-Lakeside Autumn/Halloween/Chilli Cook-off

Mountain Meadow Recreation Complex
1101 S Woodland Rd. Lakeside, AZ

Octoberfest & Lumberjack Games

Oct. 31st, 2024

Saturday 10 AM to 5 PM
Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM

At Tall Timbers Park – Heber-Overgaard, AZ

Watch lumberjack games, and or enter in the games. Art – craft and food vendors, beer garden and music in the park.

December Events In The Arizona White Mountains

Pinetop-Lakeside Christmas Fair

And Mayors Tree Lighting

December 6th, 2024

5:30 – 8:00 PM

Lights – Music – Food

Kids Krafts – Hot Air Balloon Glow!

Location: Jack Barker Memorial Park

More info:


12 Days Of Christmas
Snowflake Town Lighting

December 2nd, 2024

The town of Snowflake kicks off the 12 Days Of Christmas with by “Lighting Up The Town”!

The town honors the season with the official “town lighting”… fun for the whole family.

The main street in Snowflake is literally “Main Street” and the festivities start there at 6:00 PM

The traditions of Christmas in this small town celebration are worth the trip.

Snowflake kicks off the holiday season with a traditional Town Lighting Ceremony, arrival of Santa, entertainment and free cocoa to be enjoyed by all.

12 Days Of Christmas Details

New Years Eve – Show Low

Drop of the Deuce – Ring in the new year!

Tuesday – Dec. 31st  2024 – 11:00 PM

Show Low Public Library

Firepits – hot cocoa – Fireworks!

Show Low Christmas Light Parade

Saturday – December TBD, 2024 – FREE

The Parade starts at Central and travels along the “Deuce” of Clubs Blvd then turns South onto White Mountains Rd. to complete the route.

The fun begins at 6 p.m. Saturday!

This event is a local favorite that is actually worth the trip to come up for the weekend from Phoenix or Tucson.  

Sustainable Living Expo

Saturday and Sunday
Date TBD – May  2025

Saturday – 9:00AM – 4:00PM
Sunday – 10:00AM – 3:00PM

Show Low High School
-Practice Fields-
1201 N. Cougar Ln. Show Low, 85901

Outdoor event with lots of space left for vendors, food trucks, entertainment, and live music.

  • Vendors are 100.00 dollars per day
  • Food trucks are 150.00 dollars per day.

This event brought 1,200 people together last year and we are looking to create another even for families to come and enjoy the warming weather.

There will be food, fun, speakers and entertainment.

For more information, contact Colton at The Solar Exchange @ 928-240-8401.

Sustainable Living Expo | Show Low

Cruz’n The Rim – Car Show

June  7th, 2025 – 9am – 3pm

FREE Admission

Frontier Park
660 N. 9th Pl
Show LowAZ 85901

Car Cavalcade Through Show Low – June 6th, 2025 5:00 PM
(see below)

  • 200 classic cars, hot rods and rat rods!
  • Great food vendors and shopping!
  • Bring the whole family (unfortunately no pets allowed)
  • Remember to line the Deuce on Friday night before 5:30 to watch all the beautiful cars drive from the LDS Chapel heading East to Hatch Toyota in the Automall.
  • What a spectacular Carcade and Show this will be!!!

Fall Arts Festival  Cancelled for 2024

September – Date TBD, 2025

Saturday 9 AM to 5 PM
Sunday 9 AM to 2 PM

At the Orchard at Chalie Clarks

For more information: 303-520-6114

Show Low Days 2025 Date  – TBD

June  – 2025 – 9am – 10pm

White Mountain community businesses, organizations, non-profits, and small business vendors.

Live music, local community groups will also be performing, and an open mic session.

Frontier Park
660 N. 9th Pl
Show LowAZ 85901

Show-Low Days

Big Mountain Enduro

Saturday  and Sunday – June  2025 – Date TBD

At Sunrise Park Resort

BME Enduro is North America’s Premier Enduro Tour

Second of the five stops in the national race series

Ranked amongst the top global enduro series attracting the best riders and media in the world

Round Three At Sunrise Park Resort

Register and Find Details for the Big Mountain Enduro

Mountain Bike Racing at Sunrise Park Resort Arizona

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