Programs & Events

Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

Flagstaff Festival of Science: Evening Lecture - The 1935 Fairchild Aerial Surveys of Lower Grand Canyon

September 22, 2018   7:00 p.m.

Learn about a little-know research project that photographed the area now covered by Lake Mead at this free event. A special presentation from the Grand Canyon Historical Society.


Flagstaff Festival of Science: Evening Lecture - Climate Change Solutions Panel

September 23, 2018   7:00 p.m.

An exploration of a huge environmental challenge involving an interdisciplinary body of scientific knowledge at this free event.


Flagstaff Festival of Science: Evening Lecture - Astronaut Training in the Grand Canyon

September 29, 2018   7:00 p.m.

What does an astronaut do to prepare for landing on the moon? Learn about the different forms of geology they may encounter at this free event! Relive the journey astronauts took to the Grand Canyon to prepare for their historic adventure into space.


Riordan Second Sunday Special Tour: Citizen's Cemetery Tour

October 14, 2018   1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Take a cemetery tour and listen to stories from the past from "Headstone Hosts" ready to share Flagstaff's local history from its... previous residents.


Flagstaff Special Evening Halloween Tours

October 26, 27 and 30   7:00 pm., 8:00 pm., 9:00 pm. each night

Riordan Mansion State Park offers a special nighttime program during the week of Halloween every year. This very popular guided tour is a storytelling session involving tales of the fantastic and the factual.


Flagstaff Special Afternoon Hallo-Tween Tours!

October 26 - 27, 2018   4:00 p.m.

Hear some local tales and learn about the history of Halloween on this special tour for tweens! Tours are for ages eight and older.


Riordan Second Sunday Special Tour: Historic Milton Walking Tour

November 11, 2018   2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Learn about the town site of Milton on a guided 90 minute walk from Riordan Mansion to the Arizona Lumber and Timber company property.