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Summertime and the Living is Easy in the White Mountains! 

Enjoy the easy living with our White Mountain Summer Events and Festivals

The White Mountains come alive in the summer with a variety of events and festivals that celebrate the beauty of the outdoors, the rich culture of the region, and the talents of local artisans. 

Music festivals feature a variety of genres, from country to rock to blues.

The summer also provides an opportunity to support some of our local non-profit organizations, while enjoying great food, auctions, and prizes!


“An Art Affair” – Fine Art, Crafts, & Annual Memorial Day Weekend Social

Discover the talent of local artists and artisans at this premier art event hosted at Frank M. Smith & Associates wedding and event venue The Gathering Place.

Mark your calendars for Memorial Day weekend (May 24-26th). Browse through a stunning selection of paintings, sculptures, jewelry, and more, while enjoying live music and food truck options. Event opens daily at 9AM and is located at 4756 Buck Springs Road, Pinetop, AZ 85935 across the street from Pinetop Lakes Golf & Country Club.

“An Art Affair” – Fine Art, Crafts, & Annual Spring Social

IN BLOOM NURSERY – Located at 1327 E. White Mountain Blvd, on Hwy 260 in downtown Pinetop

White Mountain Community Garden Plant Sale

Music & Movies in the Park

(Jack Barker Memorial Park)

Red Rock Lavender

Bloom and Wine Event

12th Annual Alpine Country

Blues Festival

White Mountain Balloon Festival


“Run to the Pines” – 40th Annual Car Show


Run to the Pines Car Show

This is a 40-Year Tradition held in Arizona’s beautiful White Mountain region. With a collection of 575 pre-1973 cars, it is the largest of its kind and a not-to-be-missed event.

Hosted by Ted and Randi Corbin, Jim and Darla Faulk, and the Run to the Pines volunteers, the 40th Annual 2024 Run to the Pines Car Show will be held Friday, September 27th – Sunday, September 29th, 2024, in cool Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona.

All years of classic and special interest vehicles may participate in the Cavalcade of Cars Road Tour starting in Show Low on September 27th and traveling through Pinetop-Lakeside to the Hon-Dah Casino, Resort, and Conference Center.

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ASU Foundation of The White Mountains

15th Annual Golf & Steak Fry Fundraising Event

Students from around the White Mountain area can apply for these scholarships to use towards their college education. There will also be a Heritage Night Party at The Lions Den on Friday June 7th.

Questions? Call Bruce Bishop at 602-980-3967 or email:

Pet Allies

White Mountain Rubber Duck Pluck

It’s that time of year again – time to buy ducksfor the annual fundraiser for Pet Allies. Take a “quack” at a chance to WIN UP TO $5,000 this year! Mark your calendars now for Saturday, June 15, 2024, from 11:00am-2:00pm.

The House restaurant in Show Low is hosting the event again this year. By “adopting” a rubber duck, you may feather your nest with some cool cash, as you have a chance at winning $3,000, $1,500, $500 or a $250 gift card if your duck is plucked.


Humane Society of the White Mountains

19th Annual Happy Tails Auction & BBQ Fundraiser

Being held on Saturday, August 24, 2024, from 11am – 5pm in the Orchard at Charlie Clark’s in Pinetop, Arizona.

Raffle tickets can be purchased at the event, and all proceeds benefit animals in need around the White Mountain area.

Frank M. Smith & Associates Realty is a proud co-sponsor of the summer’s main raffle prize at this event.

Find Your Home Sweet Home

As you explore the many activities offered in and around Pinetop-Lakeside, you may find yourself adoring everything this town has to offer. Whether you’re looking for a peaceful getaway or want to share the area’s charm with others, Pinetop-Lakeside offers both adventure and opportunity for home buyers and sellers alike.

At Frank M. Smith & Associates Realty we specialize in helping clients find their perfect home in the White Mountains. With our expertise and personalized approach, we’ll help you discover the home of your dreams in our idyllic mountain environment.

So come and experience the magic of Pinetop-Lakeside for yourself. From its delectable dining options to its vibrant community events, there’s no shortage of reasons to fall in love with this hidden gem of Arizona.

This year, Frank M. Smith & Associates is celebrating 40 years as one of the most respected firms in the White Mountains! We have knowledgeable and experienced Realtors ready to partner with you.

Call 928-369-4000 or email:

For a real estate team you can trust, contact us today!
Frank M Smith in Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ

Frank M. Smith & Associates Realty

4756 Buck Springs Rd

Pinetop, AZ 85935

Branch Office Location:

846 E. White Mountain Blvd.

Pinetop, AZ 85935

Phone: 928-369-4000

Business Hours:
Monday - Friday:
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Saturday - Sunday:
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM