More than just a pretty face: one-of-a-kind Grand Canyon events

There’s more to the Grand Canyon than dramatic scenery, breathtaking views, and endless amounts of memorable things to see. The Grand Canyon also happens to be home to a number of fascinating things to do. Enjoy awe-inspiring concerts during the Grand Canyon Music Festival. View works of art of some of the best landscape painters in the country at the Annual Grand Canyon Celebration of Art. Run the challenging but beautiful Grand Canyon Half Marathon. Or explore the wonders of the night sky like you’ve never seen them at the Grand Canyon Star Party. The Grand Hotel is happy to be your home-away-from-home as you take in all the Grand Canyon area has to offer.


Friday August 8th, 2014 - Sunday August 10th, 2014

Classic cars will fill the Town of Williams, AZ for the 18th Annual Cool Country Cruise-In. Enjoy music, food, drinks, and of course classic cars of all kinds in the cool pines of Northern Arizona!

Steam Train to the Grand Canyon

Saturday September 6th, 2014

On the First Saturday of every Summer month, Grand Canyon Railway rolls out their historic steam locomotive, No. 4960. You can ride between Williams, AZ to the Grand Canyon behind a piece of American history! The Train departs Williams at 9:30am on Saturday September 6. For tickets and more information, visit All Aboard!


Friday August 22nd, 2014

300 Corvettes will descend on Williams, AZ! There will be both a Meet and Greet and a Show n Shine on Route 66. For more information see