Even with its hot days and scarce rain, Arizona is a state teeming with life, from towering saguaro cactuses to small and friendly geckos. The warm embrace of Arizona's heat also invites visitors who thirst for the beauty of an endless desert view. From the major urban centers to the small rural towns, tourists and residents can find plenty of outdoor and cultural attractions and events in Arizona.
Every Labor Day weekend, the county presents the annual fair that offers everything from livestock exhibits and shows, carnival games and rides to live performances by clowns, magicians and musicians. Fun for the entire family, the fair offers something for everyone.
- Sedona Red Rock High School 995 Upper Red Rock Loop Road Sedona, AZ 86336 in Sedona, AZ
Held annually in October at the Sedona Red Rock High School, the festival provides a chance to support fine arts within the community. Over 150 local and nationally recognized artists display creations with an array of spectacular fall colors and the red rocks offering a picturesque backdrop.
Outdoor and fitness enthusiasts regularly participate in this fall event that provides the opportunity to enjoy the picturesque hills and surrounding community while conquering 1,000 steps situated in nine different scenic areas. Walk, run and set your own pace.
The unique Parada invites participants from across the country, aged five to 18 to compete in a number of traditional rodeo events during the last weekend in November. Festivities begin on Saturday morning with a parade showcasing everything from clowns to stagecoaches.