WILLIAMS TOUR GUIDE - Spring/Summer 2017


Williams has it all

From the Williams Tour Guide print publication

Activities are so abundant in Williams, it’s impossible to experience all the area has to offer during just one visit. Future return trips are a must for those seeking a true taste of this region.

May 24 - Memorial Day Parade

Williams’ classic small town parade is fun for the whole family.

June 13-14 - Northern Arizona BBQ Festival

The chamber of commerce presents this Kansas City Barbeque Society sanctioned barbecue cook-off. A beer garden featuring regional microbreweries, street dance and kids’ zone are all a part of this weekend in the cool pines of northern Arizona. More information and dates for next year’s competition are available from the Williams-Grand Canyon Chamber of Commerce at (928) 635-0273.

July 4 - Hometown Fourth of July

One of the longest parades in northern Arizona starting at 11 a.m. through downtown. For more information visit experiencewilliams.com or call (928) 635-0273.

August 8-9 - 18th Annual Cool Country Cruise-In

Takes place at Twisters and along Route 66. Route 66 classic car show with trophies given for various classes is a perennial favorite.  For car show registration visit www.route66place.com.

Aug. 30-31 - Williams Labor Day Rodeo

At the Williams Rodeo Grounds. Slash M Rodeo Co. presents the Williams Labor Day Rodeo. Rodeo starts daily at 2 p.m. Junior Rodeo begins at 1 p.m. For more information, call Scott McDaniels  at (520) 403-3309.

Cowboys and cowgirls, small town parades, barbecue and much more

September TBA - Taste of Williams

Hosted by Bearizona. Taste of Williams showcases local artists, restaurants and Arizona beer and wine.

Nov. 29 - Williams Parade of Lights & Official Tree Lighting Ceremony

Parade starts at 7 p.m. along Historic Route 66 followed by the tree lighting ceremony.

Nov. 7-Jan. 5 - Grand Canyon Railway presents Polar Express

More than 90,000 passengers will board the Polar Express for the 2014 season. This special night-time excursion takes a little more than an hour, and is a recreation of the popular children’s Christmas book written by Chris VanAllsburg. Book online now or call 1-888-848-3511.

For more information on any of these events, visit www.ExperienceWilliams.com or call (800) 863-0546.


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