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Rankings and Recognition for Prescott 2017

Prescott Named Best Destination for Nature Lovers By Expedia

  • Prescott has been named the Best Destination in the State of Arizona for Nature Lovers by travel website's Viewfinder travel blog.

Prescott National Forest Enters Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

  • The Prescott National Forest is entereing Stage 1 Fire Restrictions beginning June 1, 2017.

Vote for Prescott 10Best

  • The City of Prescott has been nominated as one of the "Best Arizona Attractions" in the 10Best Readers' Choice contest promoted by USA Today.

Prescott Rated One of the Coolest Downtowns in North America

  • Expedia Viewfinder has named Prescott one of the coolest downtowns in North America.

Prescott Named One of the Happiest and Healthiest Cities in America by Time Magazine

  • The City of Prescott has been named one of the Happiest and Healthiest Cities in America, according to Time Magazine.  Prescott was named #13 out of 189 cities, and is the top rated city in the state of Arizona. 

Prescott Naned Top Western Town by True West

  • Prescott Top Western Town - True West Magazine

Prescott: Arizona's Christmas City

  • Arizona's Christmas City

Prescott Kicks Off "Take Another Day" Campaign

  • Take Another Day campaign

Prescott adds additional air service to/from LAX

  • Additional air service to Prescott from LAX

Prescott Supports National Travel & Tourism Week

  • Prescott Supports National Travel & Tourism Week

Nature Walks in March & April

  • Free Nature Walks at the Highlands Center for Natural History


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World's Oldest Rodeo 2016

  • History lives on at the World's Oldest Rodeo - Prescott!

Prescott AZ Named Top Ten Western Town

  • Prescott AZ honored as Top Ten Western Town by True West

Prescott Boot Drop 2015

  • On New Year’s Eve, Thursday, December 31st, 2015 from 8pm to 12:30am, on
    Historic Whiskey Row in downtown Prescott will be the site for the 5th Annual “Whiskey Row Boot Drop”, presented by the City of Prescott, Prescott Area Independents and M & M Entertainment.

2015 "Christmas City" Events

  • "Christmas City" Events for 2015

2cnd Saturday Lecture Series

  • 2cnd Saturday Lecture Series at the Smoki Musuem
  • The Smoki Museum of American Indian Art and Culture “2nd Saturdays” lecture series continues each month through October in the Museum’s Pueblo building.

Highlands Center Go Native! Plant Sale and Outdoor Festival

  • Highland Center Go Native! Plant Sale & Outdoor Festival

Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers headline 2015 Whiskey Off Road

  • Roger Clyne & The Peacemaker headline 2015 Whiskey Off Road Mountain Bike Event & Community Concert
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