Visitor Information

Ardrey Memorial Auditorium is centrally located on the Flagstaff Mountain campus at the corner of Riordan Road and South Knoles Drive. It is conveniently located to allow easy access to restaurants, lodging, as well as other NAU and Flagstaff destinations.

Flagstaff Campus With Peaks
Climate and elevation
Flagstaff is located 140 miles north of Phoenix at an elevation of 7,000 ft. The summer months offer an ideal climate with temperatures ranging from 70-80 degrees and lows 35-50 degrees. Occasional rains are quite common during the summer. Scenery should be protected. During the winter months snow may accumulate to three feet and the temperatures drop below 20 degrees F at times. During heavy snow and/or icy conditions, roads to Flagstaff may be closed to vehicles that do not have chains or studded tires.
Approaches to Flagstaff

Northbound Interstate 17

I-17 northbound becomes Milton as you enter Flagstaff. At Riordan, (approximately one mile) turn right. Stay on Riordan until the stop sign on Knowles (approximately two blocks). Theatre is on your left.

Southbound Highway

89 89 will turn into ROUTE 66. Stay on ROUTE 66 through downtown Flagstaff. ROUTE 66 will become Milton as you bear left and pass under Rail Road overpass. Continue South on Milton to the third traffic signal (Riordan) and turn left. Stay on Riordan until the stop sign on Knowles (approximately two blocks). Theatre is on your left.

Eastbound Interstate 40

Stay on I-40 until EXIT 198B and exit. (Move left one lane at bottom of exit to avoid re-entering the freeway westbound) You are now on Milton. Continue north on Milton to Riordan (approximately one mile) and turn right. Stay on Riordan until the stop sign on Knowles (approximately two blocks). Theatre is on your left.

Westbound Interstate 40

Stay on I-40 until EXIT 198B and exit. (Move left one lane at bottom of exit to avoid exiting to south NAU campus) You are now on Milton. Continue north on Milton to Riordan (approximately one mile) and turn right. Stay on Riordan until the stop sign on Knowles (approximately two blocks). Theatre is on your left.

Parking

Cars 

NAU Guest Parking information.

Trucks

If only one or two, they may be parked in the loading dock area. If more than two, other arrangements will need to be made to park in parking lot across from theater. Loading Dock use must be arranged with the Ardrey Memorial Auditorium office.

Buses

Buses will have to unload and load on south side of theater and park in available areas, as directed upon arrival.