100th Anniversary Celebration

2019 Sign
This 2019, Grand Canyon commemorates 100 years and more!
Colorful graphic of Grand Canyon

Go Grand

On February 26, 2019, the Grand Canyon celebrates 100 years since it's designation as a national park. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Grand Canyon welcomes approximately six million domestic and international visitors each year. After 100 years, whether its hiking a corridor trail, taking a stroll on the rim or enjoying the landscape from an overlook, Grand Canyon continues to provide a space for all visitors to connect with the outdoors.

This 2019, Grand Canyon National Park will commemorate the past and inspire future generations to experience, connect with, and protect the park's unique natural, cultural, and historic resources.

Whether you are a regular visitor, a national park traveler or virtual explorer, Grand Canyon National Park hopes that you are inspired to experience and connect with a park that has inspired 100 years of stewardship and will continue to delight visitors and stewards for another 100 years! Come. Be Inspired. Go Grand.

Centennial Logo

Creating and marketing an approved centennial product is a great way to be a part of Grand Canyon's Centennial Celebration and show your appreciation for this special place. Grand Canyon Conservancy claims ownership of Grand Canyon's Centennial Logo and its use.

Learn how your business can license the centennial logo >>

Guidelines for Displaying the Logo >>


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2019 Park Events

Every Grand Canyon experience is its own grand adventure-and in 2019, it's bigger than ever. Join canyoneers from around the world in celebrating Grand Canyon National Park's centennial anniversary with special events and programs at the park and throughout AZ.

Visit this link for a Listing of 2019 Centennial Events. Share your Grand Canyon experience on social media using the hashtag #GrandCanyon100 or #GoGrand. The centennial posters below will be available for visitors to take home at select events.

Eight centennial posters that highlight Grand Canyon's unique features.
Click here to learn about each of these centennial themes.

Participate online, take the pledge!

Grand Canyon National Park staff are dedicated to protect Grand Canyon resources and help visitors have the best experience possible. But we need your help, find out more at A Grand Pledge.


Centennial Stories from the Past

Timeline of historic events at Grand Canyon
A lot has happened over the last hundred years.
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    Interested in planning a centennial event?

    All throughout 2019, Grand Canyon will honor its 100th year anniversary with special events, park displays, and community events. To be included in the park’s official centennial celebration please reach out to Vanessa Ceja for an event application. Completed applications may be submitted by mail to the address below or via email. Events that meet the centennial goal and criteria will be part of Grand Canyon’s official centennial celebration and be included in various promotional opportunities.

    Centennial Celebration
    Grand Canyon National Park
    P.O Box 129
    Grand Canyon, AZ 86023

    Media Kit

    Thank you for you interest in helping promote Grand Canyon National Park’s centennial! To view our current media offerings, please email Vanessa Ceja and to be provided access to the centennial media kit.

    For further questions and information please contact:

    Vanessa Ceja-Cervantes
    Centennial Program Coordinator
    Grand Canyon National Park
    Mindy Riesenberg
    Director of Marketing and Communications
    Grand Canyon Association

    Last updated: March 4, 2019

    Contact the Park

    Mailing Address:

    PO Box 129
    Grand Canyon, AZ 86023



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