The Flagstaff nightlife offers plenty of opportunities for fun after the sun goes down, whether you're looking to relax with a drink, see a show, or take a tour. Getting your hands on a quality drink is especially easy given how prominent the craft beer scene is in Arizona, though California beers are popular here as well.

    Even if you're not looking to enjoy a drink, you'll find fun arcades and venues that frequently host thrilling live musical performances. You can enjoy it all when you explore the 10 best things to do after dinner in Flagstaff.

    1

    The Orpheum Theatre

    See a show in this historic venue

    • Nightlife

    The Orpheum Theatre is a historic entertainment venue that's more than a century old and showcases live performances by musicians and comedians along with film screenings. When you walk in, you'll feel the historic atmosphere, but the seats are plush and comfortable and are complemented by state-of-the-art sound.

    Additionally, you can enjoy a lounge area complete with a full bar, which is available for drinks no matter where you're seated. You can find this theatre conveniently city centre off of Route 66.

    Location: 15 W Aspen Ave, Flagstaff, AZ 86001, USA

    Open: Daily from noon to midnight

    Phone: +1 928-556-1580

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    Alpine Pedaler

    Enjoy a pedaling tour

    • Nightlife

    The Alpine Pedaler bills itself as "Flagstaff's Premier Party Bike" on which you can take a pedaling tour of the Historic District and enjoy a drink. The pedaler has 5 seats on each side with pedals that passengers need to turn to get the bike moving while a staff member steers.

    It's a fun way to explore Flagstaff while getting some exercise in that is a bit more exciting than walking. Tours last about 2 hours, and you can start your journey in the Historic District.

    Location: Irish Pub, 113 East Aspen Avenue #5, Starting Locations are at Hops on Birch or Collins, Flagstaff, AZ 86001

    Open: Monday–Thursday from 5 pm to 9.30 pm, Friday from 4 pm to 11 pm, Saturday from 11 am to 11 pm, Sunday from 1.30 pm to 8.30 pm

    Phone: +1 928-213-9233

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    Hops on Birch

    Grab a drink

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    Hops on Birch is one of the best places in town to find a beer, as their drink list is massive and features local and national brews. Their main focus is on Arizona beers, so you'll find plenty from Gilbert with a few coming out of Phoenix on draft.

    California beers are also common here, though you'll also find several options from Grand Rapids, Michigan, and a handful from the American Southeast. You can try it all for yourself on the north side of city centre.

    Location: 22 E Birch Ave #2, Flagstaff, AZ 86001, USA

    Open: Sunday–Thursday from noon to midnight, Friday–Saturday from noon to 2 am

    Phone: +1 928-440-5380

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    Uptown Pubhouse

    Enjoy a European pub

    • Nightlife

    The Uptown Pubhouse is everything you need if you're looking for a drink, as they offer dozens of draft beers, hundreds of whiskies, and a satisfying Celtic music soundtrack. The drinks are certainly alluring, especially if you're trying to find quality imported whisky, but this pub is also a great place to simply spend time with your friends.

    You'll find trivia nights hosted here, as well as a relatively quiet atmosphere that lets you enjoy simple conversation if you prefer. You can find this pub in Heritage Square city centre.

    Location: 114 N Leroux St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001, USA

    Open: Daily from 11 am to 10 pm

    Phone: +1 928-773-0551

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    Yucca North

    Diversify your nightlife experience

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    Yucca North is a popular nightlife destination thanks to its massive selection of drinks, live musical performances, and arcade cabinets offering a wide range of fun. You'll find plenty of beers on draft including local and more nationally known favourites, along with even more available by the bottle.

    Live music is featured fairly regularly, with local bands adding some atmosphere to the establishment. Walking by, you'll notice the Pac-Man machine inside, while the bar has quite a few other arcade cabinets available. You can find it all on the east end of the city centre area.

    Location: 15 N Agassiz St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001, USA

    Open: Daily from 5 pm to midnight

    Phone: +1 928-266-8669

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    The Monte Vista Cocktail Lounge

    Relax in Flagstaff's first speakeasy

    • Nightlife

    The Monte Vista Cocktail Lounge is a high-end establishment where you can enjoy signature drinks along with live music and karaoke. This lounge fully embraces its heritage, offering a classic charm reminiscent of the Gatsby aesthetic that allows you to feel fancy while you try their specialised cocktails that you won't find anywhere else.

    It's easy to enjoy all that this venue has to offer, as their live music and karaoke are scheduled on different nights. You'll find this lounge on the eastern edge of the city centre area.

    Location: 100 N San Francisco St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001, USA

    Phone: +1 928-779-6971

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    7

    Mother Road Brewing Company

    Visit a brewery

    • Nightlife

    Mother Road Brewing Company is a local favourite that crafts incredible beers showing off the creative ingenuity of Flagstaff that you can taste in every drink when you visit. Their outdoor seating is especially welcoming, with hanging lights and exceptional service. You can even bring your dog along if you like.

    Don't forget to check out the library on-site if you're interested in a bit of reading during your time here. Additionally, you'll find several board games to play while having a drink. You'll find this brewery just a short walk southwest of downtown's Heritage Square.

    Location: 7 S Mikes Pike St, Flagstaff, AZ 86001, USA

    Open: Tuesday–Friday from 3 pm to 9 pm, Saturday from noon to 9 pm, Sunday from noon to 8 pm

    Phone: +1 928-774-9139

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    8

    Museum Club

    Enjoy live music

    • Nightlife

    The Museum Club is one of the most popular music venues in Flagstaff, located off of Route 66 with a notable Wild West theme to it. From the moment you walk inside, you'll notice the wooden-log aesthetic that makes it feel like a place travellers along Route 66 would've stopped at decades ago.

    Despite the club's age, the sound quality is state of the art. You'll also find plenty of cocktails on offer and attentive service in this iconic venue located just a few miles up Route 66 from city centre.

    Location: 3404 E Rte 66, Flagstaff, AZ 86004, USA

    Open: Monday–Thursday from 3 pm to 2 am, Friday–Sunday from 11 am to 2 am

    Phone: +1 928-440-5214

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    Pepsi Amphitheatre

    See an outdoor show

    • Nightlife
    • Families

    The Pepsi Amphitheatre is a major outdoor performing arts venue that lets you see incredible performances amongst the Arizona pines. For the most part, the performances held here tend to involve music concerts by both local musicians and national touring acts. All sorts of genres are covered, such as rock, blues, and jazz.

    The amphitheatre also frequently hosts plays, comedy performances, and special family nights. You'll find the amphitheatre a few miles south of city centre in Fort Tuthill County Park.

    Location: Fort Tuthill County Park, Flagstaff, AZ 86001, USA

    Phone: +1 480-656-9940

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    Ardrey Auditorium

    Relax with refined entertainment

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    The Ardrey Auditorium is a sophisticated venue that's home to the Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra and frequently hosts other performances you can enjoy from a cushioned seat. The auditorium is part of Northern Arizona University's campus a few miles south of city centre, but anyone can buy tickets to the shows they host.

    While the orchestral and choral concerts are certainly the backbone of this venue, you'll find several other types of shows here as well, including those from touring dance groups. A few comedians have also graced the stage here, adding a more lighthearted tone to the experience.

    Location: 1115 Knoles Dr, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, USA

    Phone: +1 928-523-4120

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