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Daddy Daughter Dance

  • 04/27/19 to 04/27/19
  • 112 N. 4th St., Kingman
  • General Community Events
  • (619)-203-7462
Map Join the Kingman Rotary Club for a majestic evening with your Daughter at the annual Daddy Daughter Dance. The evening will feature a live DJ, dancing, crafts, activities and games. Take pictures to last a lifetime ($10).

Kingman Kut-Ups Square Dance

  • 04/27/19 to 04/27/19
  • Kathryn Heidenreich Adult Center, Kingman
  • General Community Events
  • 580-917-6043
Map Come and join in on the fun with the “Kingman Kut-Ups” Square Dance Club. Enjoy an evening of Mainstream & Plus. Refreshments will be available at an open buffet throughout the dance.

Sounds of Kingman-Concert in the Park

  • 04/28/19 to 04/28/19
  • 315 W. Beale Street, Kingman
  • Live Music & Entertainment
  • (928) 715-0288
Map Performing this month will be the “Galaxy.”  They have proven extremely popular with our audiences and deservedly so. The songs of Galaxy over the decades have developed into an eclectic blend of the rhythm & blues, folk, country, and rock styles featuring soulful vocals, fluid guitar, snappy rhythmic drums, and powerful harmonies.

Historic Route 66 Fun Run

  • 05/03/19 to 05/05/19
  • Kingman Visitor Center, Kingman
  • Car Shows / Motorsports
  • 928-753-5001
Map Celebrate the Mother Road, Route 66” at Fun Run 2019!… a 3-Day cruise and celebration honoring Historic Route 66! Roughly Eight to Nine Hundred Show Cars cruise down the longest stretch of Route 66 left with stops and events all along the way.

Rockabilly Romp Party First Friday

  • 05/03/19 to 05/03/19
  • General Community Events
  • 928-529-5153
Map Come join our locals in a fun downtown festival happening every first Friday. Each month has a fun kid friendly theme, perfect for the whole family.

Chloride All Town Yard Sale

Map Join Chloride on Saturday, May 4th, @ 8:00am for a whole town yard sale. There will be something for everyone!!

Gem & Mineral Show

  • 05/04/19 to 05/05/19
  • Kingman Academy of Learning, Kingman
  • Art & Craft Shows / Festivals
  • 928-757-8121

Horseshoe Tournament Fundraiser

  • 05/04/19 to 05/04/19
  • 1776 Airway Ave, Kingman
  • Parks & Outdoor
  • (928) 897-1262
Map Sign up to join the 50/50 Horseshoe Tournament to help raise money for a 2020 High School Student Leadership Summit Trip to Switzerland, London, & Dublin.

Race for Hospice

  • 05/11/19 to 05/11/19
  • Kingman Visitor Center, Kingman
  • Parks & Outdoor
  • 928-263-3873
Map Walk or Run along Historic Route 66 and Downtown Kingman. The KRMC Foundation Route 66 Race for Hospice will feature a 5K, 10K and 3-mile event.

Route 66 Craft & Gift Fair

  • 05/11/19 to 05/11/19
  • Locomotive Park, Kingman
  • Art & Craft Shows / Festivals
  • 702-373-7694
Map Come on over to Locomotive Park in Downtown Kingman for the Route 66 Craft & Gift Fair.

Submit an Event

If your business, group or association is hosting an event in or around Kingman, please submit it to our calendar!

Events will be moderated:

  • Please submit your event at least 7 days in advance, however we recommend 4- 12 months lead time to give your event the best possible exposure
  • Best consideration is given to events that take place within the greater Kingman area (including Kingman, Oatman, Chloride, Golden Valley, Valle Vista, etc), but major events throughout Mohave County may be considered
  • Before submitting an event, please use the search function to see if it's already posted on the calendar
  • If your event is already on the calendar but needs updating, email us or call 753.6106 with your updates
  • Events will be edited for grammar and style.

Note - We generally do not publish the following:

  • Events that do not occur in the greater Kingman area
  • Events that are closed to the general public; i.e. 'members only' events
  • Regular meetings (weekly, monthly, annual, etc) of a group or association
  • Political events, get-togethers or protests
  • Garage and/or estate sales (with the exception of auctions)
  • Going-out-of-business sales, sales events, charity sales events, open houses, etc. (with the exception of ribbon cuttings and grand openings).  If you think an event hosted at your business should be listed, just contact us at 753.6106 or event[email protected]
  • Events that are not events (does not have entertainment, presentations, music, car shows, vendors, food, prizes or other aspects of a true event)

If your event occurs regularly on particular days of the week enter the final end date below, check the 'Recurring' box and select the appropriate days.

If you run into any issues or questions submitting your event, call us at 753.6106!

* Start Date and Time: * End Date and Time:
* Event Name:
* Brief Description:
* Event Location:
* Event Address:
Address overflow: * City:
* State: * Zipcode:
Contact Name: * Contact Phone:
* Contact Email: Event Website:
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Event Planning

Community events create a positive impact for the community, our quality of life, and for the experience of our traveling guests. Although planning an event is a process and takes time to go through the proper permitting, it is relatively straight forward and easy to do.  Supportive staff at each respective department or agency can be very helpful in guiding you through all of the necessary steps, so if you are unsure about anything – just ask!  

Bear in mind that there may be additional permits to secure, such as sign permits and releases by private land-owners. As you begin the application process, work with the respective agency / department to help figure out what permits you need to make your special event a success. Click here for a printer friendly information sheet

City of Kingman

City of Kingman Permit Information Web Page
City of Kingman Special Events Permit direct link
(revised August 2012)

When you need a permit: This permit applies to events taking place in Kingman (wholly or in part) that are held 1- in public places such as parks and other City owned property, 2- within the public rights-of-way (i.e. on streets and sidewalks in commercial, residential, or industrial zoned areas), or 3- on private property if they are expected to have 200 or more people in attendance.

Deadline:  permit applications shall be filed a minimum of 60 days (for events that have road closures) or 30 days (for events with no road closures) prior to the event. No application may be filed more than a year in advance.

Filing fee:   $50.00 for non-street closure or $100.00 for a street closure. The application fee is non-refundable.
This permit applies to events taking place in Kingman (wholly or in part) that are held 1- in public places such as parks and other City owned property, 2- within the public rights-of-way (i.e. on streets and sidewalks in commercial, residential, or industrial zoned areas), or 3- on private property if they are expected to have 200 or more people in attendance.

City Clerk’s Office (prior to submitting the permit)
310 North 4th Street
Kingman, AZ 86401

Kingman Police Department Special Event Coordinator (after the permit has been submitted)

Mohave County

Mohave County webpage with permitting information
Mohave County Special Event Permit Application direct link
(revised August 2013)

When you need a permit: This permit applies to any public or private activity sponsored by a structured, formal organization planned for and conducted with Mohave County rights-of-way. 

Deadline:  This permit application must be submitted no later than sixty (60) calendar days prior to the first day of the event to provide for review time and potential scheduling for Mohave County Board of Supervisors consideration and approval.

Filing Fees:  $50, the application fee is non-refundable.

Mohave County Public Works
3715 Sunshine Dr.
Kingman, AZ 86401
[email protected]

Arizona Department of Transportation

ADOT Webpage with all necessary permitting information
Special Event Encroachment Permit Application direct link
(revised September 2013)

When you need a permit: This permit applies to any temporary, organized or supervised activity that 1- could affect the normal operation of a state highway or 2- uses or occupies any state highway right-of-way, facilities or property belonging to the state.
Deadline:  Submit an application for a special event to the respective ADOT district’s permit office sixty (60) days prior to the scheduled event.

Filing Fees:   There are no permit filing fees.

Anthony Martinez , Permits Supervisor
ADOT Kingman District Office
3660 E. Andy Devine Ave.
Kingman, AZ 86401
928. 681.6019
[email protected]

Bureau of Land Management 

Page with Permit Information and links
Special Recreation Permit direct link
(revised August 2011)

When you need a permit: A Special Recreation Permit may apply if any of the following are true for an activity that involves BLM lands: a fee is charged; money will be made on the event or there is a fee to cover expenses; there will be a competition; the activity/event will be advertised; you will mark a course; vehicles are expected at the activity/event.

Deadline:  Applications should be submitted 180 days prior to the event or activity for processing.  In some circumstances, an application may require more than 180 days to complete.  Be sure to contact your local BLM field office for additional information.

Filling Fees:  The initial minimum commercial use permit fee is $100.00 and must be prepaid before authorization; thereafter the annual fee is a minimum of $100.00 or 3 percent of gross receipts, whichever is greater.  For competitive events and organized group events, there is a per-day participant fee of $5.00 per person, or the minimum fee of $100.00, whichever is greater.  All fees are nonrefundable.

Kingman Field Office
2755 Mission Boulevard
Kingman, AZ 86401-5308
928. 718.3700
[email protected]

Events submitted for publication are published to the discretion of our staff. Events that do not meet the criteria for a local community event, as described under the "Submit an Event" tab, are not posted.

The Kingman Tourism Department provides this calendar for informational purposes only, and assumes no liability for any listed event or activity.  Actual event dates, times, locations, admission fees and all other details may change at any time. For all current details, please contact the person or organization coordinating the event.