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Upcoming Events

Grand Canyon South Rim Events

Planning your Grand Canyon South Rim adventure? Look no further than our calendar of events! We’ve got everything from exciting happenings within The Canyon to lively entertainment at the nearby gateway town of Tusayan and Squire Resort.

Inside The Park

Grand Canyon National Park Events
Immerse yourself in Night Sky Talks, ranger-led talks, stargazing parties, cultural demonstrations, Tap Takeovers and more happening right within The Park.

Outside The Park

Squire Resort Activities
Squire Resort, just minutes from the South Rim, offers a variety of on-site events and activities for the whole family. Think poolside games, movie nights, live music, festivals, marathons, cultural events and more!

Signature Beer Tastings and Tap Takeovers

The warm weather months are a perfect time to chill out at Yavapai Tavern while sampling some of Grand Canyon’s best beers and signature food items. So, this year we are inviting some of our favorite brewers to let you taste their wares! Events are held outside on our cozy patio (weather permitting) and include expert knowledge from our featured brewer, swag, samples, and a vibe that can’t be beat. These events are free to attend and open to the public on a first come first served basis. Food and beverage available for purchase during the event.

Upcoming Tap Takeovers:

  • May 17 – Stone – Live music from Juniper Hill on Friday and Saturday
  • May 31 – Grand Canyon – Live music from Deb Hilton on Friday and Saturday
  • June 7 – Bonehause – Live music on Friday and Saturday
  • June 14 – Sierra Nevada – Live music from Smokey Lonesome on Friday and Saturday
  • June 21 – Firestone Walker – Live music from Chad Bree on Friday and Saturday
  • June 28 – Huss Brewery – Live music from Juniper Hill Friday and Saturday
A person pouring beer from a tap into a glass at a Tap Takeover event at Yavapai Tavern.

Night Sky Talks

Join us for our FREE night sky events where you can view the Dark Sky through telescopes and ask our hosts questions about the stars. Each event includes a talk about the James Webb Space Telescope in the Yavapai Atrium, followed by a star-viewing party at the Market Plaza parking lot.

Upcoming Night Sky Talks:

  • Wednesday, May 22: Talk at 7:30 PM, Star Party at 8:30 PM
  • Wednesday, June 12: Talk at 7:30 PM, Star Party at 8:30 PM
Night sky filled with stars over the silhouette of the Grand Canyon.

Grand Canyon Star Party

June 1-8, 2024

Explore the constellations at the Grand Canyon during the iconic Star Party where astronomers and park rangers guide you through the cosmos.

The night sky over the Grand Canyon.
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Immerse yourself in amenity-rich accommodations near Grand Canyon National Park.

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Embark on an unforgettable journey through the heart of the park, where you’ll delve into the fascinating history that has shaped this extraordinary landscape.