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.

Steam Train to the Grand Canyon

Wednesday September 17th, 2014

To celebrate their 25th Anniversary, Grand Canyon Railway will roll out their historic steam locomotive, No. 4960, for a special trip on Wednesday, September 17. You can ride between Williams, AZ to the Grand Canyon behind a piece of American history! The Train departs Williams at 9:30am on Wednesday, September 17. For tickets and more information, visit All Aboard!

6th Annual Grand Canyon Celebration of Art

Saturday September 13th, 2014 - Saturday September 20th, 2014

Each year, a group of artists gather at Grand Canyon National Park for the Celebration of Art presented by Grand Canyon Association. Come enjoy a unique opportunity to see and purchase works of art from some of the best landscape painters in the country. Proceeds from the event go toward a fund to support a permanent art venue at Grand Canyon. For a full schedule of events, visit GCA's website.