Prescott is Arizona's Christmas City! Here are the dates and times of major Christmas events and activities:
Sat. Nov. 29 - 6:00 pm - 19th annual Holiday Light Parade - downtown Prescott
Tues. Dec. 2 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Courthouse Lights Sneak Preview - No program; just the final test of the lights
Sat. Dec. 6 - 1:00 pm - 32nd annual Christmas Parade in downtown Prescott.
Sat. Dec. 6 - 6:00 pm - 60th annual Courthouse Lighting Ceremony
Sat. Dec. 6 - 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm - Frontier Christmas at Sharlot Hall Museum
Fri. Dec. 12 - 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm - 26th annual Acker Night
11th Annual Flying High Turkey Drive was a Success! Thank you to everyone who donated a turkey, grocery items or cash to the Flying High Turkey Drive Nov. 24. Unofficial results showed that 2,039 turkeys and approximately 7,000 pounds of food items were dpmated during the six-hour turkey drive.
November 29 is Small Business Saturday Take time to do some Christmas shopping at one of Prescott's many, many small businesses this Saturday during the 4th annual nationwide Small Business Saturday. The Chamber is offering a coupon book featuring a number of small businesses and their special offers for this Saturday. Download your coupon book and plan your Small Business Saturday shopping!
Healthy Prescott Business Awards This new business recognition award program was created to honor many of our top businesses in town. Please click here to view information details about how to nominate one or more businesses for these prestigious awards. The nomination deadline is Nov. 26 and the deadline will not be extended. All awards will be announced at the Chamber’s Annual Meeting on January 29, 2015 in the Yavapai College’s Performing Arts Center. The Healthy Prescott Business Awards are sponsored by Yavapai Regional Medical Center.
Take a Deep Breath Prescott is ranked #1 in the Top 25 Cleanest Cities nationally for year-round particle pollution, according to the American Lung Association's "State of the Air" report for 2014.
Prescott Cost-of-Living Below National Average Prescott's cost-of-living is below the national average. 2014 3rd quarter figures for Prescott came in at 97.4 vs. the national average of 100. Other Arizona cities participating in the cost-of-living survey and their composite rankings were: Flagstaff (118.2), Lake Havasu City (101.3), Yuma (102.5), Sierra Vista (96.6), Phoenix (95.7) and Tucson (96.8).