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Grand Gathering

The annual Grand Gathering is a GCC Members-only event that provides updates on priority projects GCC supports at Grand Canyon National Park.

2022 Grand Gathering

Registration for this year's Grand Gathering is now open to Grand Guardians. Become a Grand Guardian today and get priority registration for special events like this.

The annual Grand Gathering is a GCC Members-only event that provides updates on priority projects GCC supports at Grand Canyon National Park. This event is an opportunity to strengthen your connections with the canyon, National Park enthusiasts, and the people who work hard to keep the canyon grand.

This action-packed weekend is our way of thanking you for your support of Grand Canyon.

Here is a brief overview of what we have planned for the weekend:

Friday, May 3

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Check-In and Dinner

5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Welcome from GCC

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Award-winning photographer, filmmaker, and author Pete McBride Keynote Speaker & Book Signing

Saturday, May 4

7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast

8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Morning Welcome

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Your Dollars at Work – programming with NPS Staff

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Lunch  and Q&A with Grand Canyon Superintendent Ed Keable

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Your Dollars at Work – programming with NPS staff

Sunday, May 5

Optional Activities – more details coming soon

Previous Events

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View the galleries from prior Grand Gathering events.

Group photo by Fresh Focuses Photography of members attending Grand Gathering 2023 Grand Canyon National Park members only event

Grand Gathering 2023

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Hikers sitting outside under tree-cover listening to speaker at Grand Gathering 2022 at Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Gathering 2022

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Hikers walking towards camera on gravel trail at Grand Gathering 2019 at Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Gathering 2019

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Grand Gathering 2018

Grand Gathering 2018

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Speaker standing on stage in auditorium with park ranger and other woman speaker at Grand Gathering 2017 Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Gathering 2017

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