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Flagstaff Walks!

is an annual series of events organized by the City's Pedestrian Advisory Committee to celebrate Flagstaff's walkability and to raise awareness of pedestrian issues. This year's event (the twelfth annual) will be held September 10 through October 15, 2016, and will include a variety of fun, informative activities.

Download a complete Flagstaff Walks! schedule of events.


Arizona Trail Day


Saturday, September 9, 2017
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Buffalo Park

Fourth annual celebration of the Arizona Trail, and Flagstaff as a gateway community.  Features food, music, and a variety of exhibits and information.  A group walk begins at 8:30 am.

Pedestrian Advisory Committee Booth at Flagstaff Community Market


Sundays; September 10-17-25 - October 1, 2017
8:00 am - 12:00 noon
Flagstaff City Hall west parking lot on Aspen Avenue

Discuss how to improve walking in Flagstaff with representatives of the City’s Pedestrian Advisory Committee at the Flagstaff Community Market.

Public Art Walk


Sunday, September 10, 2017
9:00 am
Meet at PAC booth at Flagstaff Community Market – Flagstaff City Hall west parking lot on Aspen Avenue

Explore the abundance of public art in Downtown and the Southside, led by Mark DiLucido with City of Flagstaff’s public art program.

Mural Walk

Sunday, September 17, 2017
9:00 am
Meet at PAC booth at the Flagstaff Community Market - Flagstaff City Hall west parking lot on Aspen Avenue

Join Jack Welch, local walking advocate, on a walking tour of murals around Downtown and the Southside.

Geology Walk


Friday, September 22, 2017  

12:00 noon- 1:00 pm
Meet at Milligan House – 323 West Aspen Avenue

Explore the geology of the Flagstaff area through a tour of the historic stone buildings in the Downtown area, led by geologist Joel Kane

Science in the Park – Flagstaff Festival of Science


Saturday, September 23, 2017

10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Wheeler Park  

Stop by the Pedestrian Advisory Committee’s exhibit and learn how simple actions, such as walking, laughing and getting outside, can engineer a healthy body and peace of mind.  


Southside Walk


Sunday, September 24, 2017
9:00 am 
Meet at Murdoch Center, 203 East Brannen Avenue

Tour of historic sites and other points of interest around the historic Southside neighborhood, led by Jane Jackson and Stephen Hirst.  


Progressive Breakfast


Thursday, September 28, 2017

8:30 am
Meet at downtown transit center – Phoenix Avenue at Mike's Pike

Join us for a fun walk and a progressive breakfast from local eateries.  Along the way you can discuss ways to improve the pedestrian evironment with the Pedestrian Advisory Committee.

Rio de Flag Walk


Sunday, October 1, 2017
9:00 am 
Meet at PAC booth at the Flagstaff Community Market - Flagstaff City Hall west parking lot on Aspen Avenue

Join Friends of the Rio de Flag for a walk along the Rio to Frances Short Pond and discussion about various socio-ecological aspects of the Rio, including plans for flood control and recent improvements to the pond. 

International Walk to School Day


Wednesday, October 4, 2017
7:30 am - 9:30 am
Kinsey, Knoles, Marshall, Sechrist, and Thomas Schools

Join over 3 million kids around the world who are walking to school for International Walk to School Day! Walk with your children to school to enhance the health of kids, improve air quality and the environment, and help create safer routes for walking and bicycling. Contact your child’s school for more information.


Crossing Guard Appreciation Day


Wednesday, October 4, 2017
7:30 am - 9:30 am
Kinsey, Knoles, Marshall, Sechrist, and Thomas Schools

Honor the folks who help our kids get safely across the streets at schools. Bring a token of thanks – card, flower, hug – or just say thanks to your crossing guard! Contact your child’s school for more information.


15-Minute Makeover - Sidewalk Clean Up


Sunday, October 15, 2017
10:15 am
Meet at Downtown Transit Center on Phoenix Avenue

Time to roll up our sleeves and help make Flagstaff more beautiful and walkable!  We’ll walk to Colton Park, picking up trash as we go. Trash bags, pickers, and gloves provided.