Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon Village Programs and Events

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Summer programming around Grand Canyon Village

See the event calendar below for more details including start time and dates for programming happening around Grand Canyon Village during your visit.

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Telescope viewing and green laser constellation tours are presented.

2024 Grand Canyon Village Special Events:

Grand Canyon Star Party - June 1-8, 2024

  • Grand Canyon is one of the best places in the world to enjoy pristine night skies. Events include an outdoor evening program nightly, just outside Grand Canyon Visitor Center at 8:00 pm, followed by telescope viewing and laser guided constellation tours in the large lot behind the Visitor Center. Attend this free, open to the general public, event. Details >


Fall, Winter, and Spring Programming

  • For the ranger programming and special events during the Fall through the Spring. Please check back on this page. The calendar listed below will be updated with programs and details.

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Become a Junior Ranger

How to become a Junior Ranger during your visit.

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Desert View Area Programming

See what park programs and events are happening at Desert View on the South Rim.

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Current Ranger Programs and Events

Attend any of these programs or events hosted across Grand Canyon National Park.

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What's Open Today?

Here's an updated list of the hours of operation for visitor centers, lodges, restaurants, shops, and other services within the park.

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Ride the Free South Rim Shuttle Buses

Park once, then let the buses transport you from Visitor Center parking lots to scenic overlooks, trailheads, and all village services.

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The South Rim is Open All Year

The South Entrance, north of Tusayan, AZ, and the East Entrance at Desert View are open all year - 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.

Last updated: June 25, 2024

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PO Box 129
Grand Canyon, AZ 86023



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