Kingman News and Events

Published by The Bee News

November 10, 2023

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Kingman news and events is a new feature from The Bee, “The Buzz in Your Community.”

  • Beale Street is closed between Third and Fourth Street for construction of the next phase of the downtown infrastructure improvement project –
  • The pre 1950 service station on the corner of Second Street and Andy Devine Avenue (Route 66) is being renovated. A portion of the historic complex will become an outdoor outfitters store –
  • Kingman Motor News Momentary Vision The Original Chillin’ On Beale St, Kingman, AZ 2024 Calendars are in production NOW!! Should arrive around Nov. 16th. Online ordering info will also be available soon!
    This year (2024) includes all the Cars N Coffee dates as well as Chillin On Beale, Fun Run, Kingman Route 66 Street Drags and more! ALSO NEW this year: “This Month In Automotive History” historical tidbits in each month! 12 month calendar
  • The Very Merry ‘Street of Lights’ Parade, December 02, 2023 at 05:00 PM
  • 23rd Annual Polar Bear Plunge, January 01, 2024 at 12:00 PM

November 11

Veterans Day Parade

Spectators, line up on Oak Street between 1st & 4th to see the Annual Veterans Day Parade! Event starts at 10am and goes to 11am.

Be sure to check out some of the local shops in downtown Kingman after the parade!

Contact Joni Millin at 928.279.8448 for more information.

November 11 & 12

Pioneer Country Events Gun Show

Pioneer Country Events is the Oldest Gun, Knife, Coin, Collectibles and Antique Show in Mohave County. They are located at the College Park Community Center, 1990 Jagerson Ave & Van Nuys. The facility faces Van Nuys. The facility will hold approx. 100 tables. We provide a friendly atmosphere welcoming dealers in Coins, Guns, Knives, Clips, Ammo and U.S. or Foreign Military memorabilia and Collectibles of all kinds. Admission $7. Saturday, 9am-5pm. Sunday, 9am-2pm. 2-day pass $12. Kids 16 & under FREE with adult paid admission. Call 928.692.0937 or 928.530.0937 for more information.

November 11 & 12

Arts & Crafts Fair

Join us for the annual Kingman Cancer Care Unit Arts and Crafts Fair, a cherished event that takes place during the second weekend of November at the Mohave County Fairgrounds. This fair stands as a cornerstone fundraiser for the Kingman Cancer Care Unit.

Our fair is a vibrant gathering that draws over 100 talented vendors not only from Arizona but also from various other states. They showcase an impressive array of original arts and crafts, ranging from exquisite quilts, scented candles, handcrafted soap, and beautiful floral arrangements to festive holiday decorations, intricate woodworking, artisanal jewelry, unique gift items, and delicious food. Saturday, 9am – 5pm. Sunday, 9am – 3pm.

To learn more about this event or to secure your spot as a vendor (act quickly, as spaces are limited), please get in touch with Allice Solbes. You can reach her by phone at 928.530.4566 or via email at kccuvendorchairman@yahoo.com.

Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of a wonderful celebration of creativity and community while supporting a great cause. We look forward to seeing you! 

November 11 – 13

Route 66 Ultra Run

Runners will journey through iconic Americana along 140 miles of Historic Route 66 from Seligman to Topock66 Colorado River, Arizona. A RACE THAT CELEBRATES HISTORY.

The race recognizes and celebrates the history of the Mother Road, from the Bunion Derbies; “Oakie’s” during the Dust Bowl; the boom years of family road trips after WWII; decline after the interstate system bypassed mom and-pop motels, restaurants, and shops; to grassroots resurgence leading to official recognition that Route 66 had “become a symbol of the American people’s heritage of travel and their legacy of seeking a better life.”

THE EVENT WILL HOST A MAXIMUM OF 100 RUNNERS, EACH SUPPORTED BY A DEDICATED CREW. WITH A RACE CUTOFF OF 60 HOURS, RUNNERS AND CREW WILL BE ABLE TO EXPERIENCE AND ENJOY:

The birthplace of the historic route in Seligman

Grand Canyon Caverns

The Hualapai Tribe in Peach Springs

Giganticus Headicus in Antares

Route 66 museum in Kingman

Cool Springs restored Mobile gas station

Burros in the streets of Oatman

And much more!

More information available at https://route66ultrarun.com/

November 18

Chillin’ on Beale

Bring your car down for a fun time. Classics, customs, creatives, motorcycles, EVs, you name it! Cruise on down to Beale Street for music, good food, and down-home Kingman atmosphere! Events begin at 3pm and only ends when the cars go home! November’s theme is a cruise in – Coats, Toys, and Canned Food donations! Free and open to the public – vehicle spots open.

Contact Gene Kirkham at 714.488.1843 for more information. 

November 18

Free admission, free optional onsite camping & family friendly. This dark sky “extraterrestrial” party is gonna be OUT OF THIS WORLD!!! Night sky photography, star gazing, meteor shower & UFO hunting. PRIZE FOR BEST ALIEN COSTUME. It will be lights out for this party. Only our low voltage solar lights, and our campfire will be allowed, to ensure the best viewing. Family friendly, free admission and free optional onsite camping. Bring your camp chairs, cameras, telescopes, coolers, glow sticks, flashlights and camping gear if needed.

A UNIQUE GATHERING OF STAR GAZING, METEOR SHOWERS & UFO HUNTING. THIS DARK SKY EVENT TAKES PLACE DURING THE LEONIDS METEOR SHOWER AS IT PEAKS IN THE AREA. Event starts at 5pm. Located at 6720 Oatman Hwy.

November 18

Twista Live at the Sundowner Saloon

Read Carefully! The Sundowner Saloon Presents Twista Live Performance,

November 18th Doors Open At 6:30pm. 21+Event. Performance Time will be determined that night. $35 Door Cover (No Presale Tickets Available)

Check for updates by following The Sundowner Saloon Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/sundownersaloonkingman

DJ AMK will be putting it down before and after the show.

Brought to you by: LA Sounds Entertainment, Marvin’s Mary J Dispensary in Needles, OHB Tires, Liquid Chicken Smoke Shop and Stan’s Late Night Pizza

November 19

Christmas Countdown Market

Food trucks, bakeries, honey, jam, teas, crafts, coffee, dry rubs, soups, dips, health/wellness, jewelry, apparel, 3D designs, drinkware, artisans, Christmas gifts & décor galore! Free entry! Canned food drive! Christmas music! 10am to 3pm. Located at Beale Celebrations, 201 N 4th St. Indoor market! www.pitchforkmarketevents.com

November 24

Radar Hill Lighting

Join us for the relighting of the Kingman Christmas tree on Radar Hill. Lighting ceremony will be at 6pm on Friday, November 24th at the City of Kingman golf course clubhouse.

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