Arizona State Holidays

Arizona State Holidays include the following dates:

  • Mothers Day - May 13, 2018 (Second Sunday in May)
  • Fathers Day - June 17, 2018 (Third Sunday in June)
  • American Family Day - August 5, 2018 (First Sunday in August)
  • Constitution Commemoration Day - September 17, but observed on Sunday, September 16, 2018 (When Constitution Commemoration Day falls on a day other than Sunday, it is observed on the Sunday prior to September 17)

These are in addition to the US Federal Holidays!


Local Arizona Observance Days

  • Monsoon Awareness Week - June 10-15, 2018


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Map of Arizona



Overview of Arizona



National Parks in Arizona

  • Grand Canyon National Park
  • Petrified Forest National Park
  • Saquaro National Park

For additional information on National Parks in Arizona, visit the National Park Service website.


State Parks in Arizona

There are 17 State Parks in Arizona.  The State Parks website is a great resource to find detailed information on all of the State Parks as well as the National Parks: http://www.stateparks.com/az.html


Arizona State Facts and History

  • Arizona became the 48th State on February 14, 1912
  • Arizona State Abbreviation: AZ
  • Arizona State Capital: Phoenix
  • Arizona State Amphibian: The Arizona Tree Frog
  • Arizona State Animal: Ringtail Cat
  • Arizona State Bird: Cactus Wren
  • Arizona State Butterfly: Two-tailed Swallowtail
  • Arizona State Fish: Apache Trout
  • Arizona State Flower: Saguaro Cactus Blossom
  • Arizona State Gemstone: Turquoise
  • Arizona State Nicknames: The Copper State, The Grand Canyon State
  • Arizona State Reptile: Arizona Ridgenose Rattlesnake
  • Arizona State Tree: Parkinsonia Florida (commonly called blue palo verde)


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