Buildings dating back to the early 1900s line this historic street, including the restored 1895-year-old Santa Fe Depot, now the Chamber of Commerce building and official Wickenburg Visitor’s Center.
HENRY WICKENBURG MEMORIAL
Located just off Howard Court, this is the gravesite of town founder Henry Wickenburg, who died in 1905. Park near the Visitor Center on Frontier Street and walk to the memorial about four blocks away.
HISTORIC RAILROAD ENGINE AND CABOOSE
Frontier Street is home to many of Wickenburg’s historic highlights, including the historic A.T. and Santa Fe Railroad Engine 761. This engine was one of the main work-horses of the mainline in Wickenburg. The engine is a class 759, 2-8-0, and was built in 1890. Learn more about the historic engine.
The historic 1900 Series Southern Pacific Drover Caboose sits behind the 761 engine, exemplifying another piece of western heritage and cowboy history. Learn more about the historic caboose.
THE JAIL TREE
Over 200 years old, this mesquite tree located at Tegner and Wickenburg Way once served as the town jail. A bronze sculpture sits next to the tree. A pedestrian-friendly walkway will take you through the next block into the historic district. The Mesquite is recognized as one of the Arizona Centennial Trees and was most recently designated by the Arizona State Forestry Department as a Witness Tree.
Location: Sits beside Circle K in historic downtown Wickenburg
THE LITTLE RED SCHOOLHOUSE
Three blocks north of Wickenburg Way on Tegner, the historic 1905 Little Red Schoolhouse marks the first brick schoolhouse in town. The Wickenburg Children’s Cultural Organization is housed in the building and conducts special activities throughout the year. Currently closed.
Location: Beside Basha’s shopping plaza
From November to April, Wickenburg arenas are lively and filled with ropers from around the country. Listed below are local arenas:
- Rancho Rio – 1325 N. Tegner Street (Just north of Highway 93 roundabout)
- Simpson Ranch – 503 S. Tegner Street
- Downtown Arena – 520 N. Tegner Street
- Everett Bowman Rodeo Arena – 935 Constellation Road
- Western Trails – 37838 Grand Avenue, Morristown, AZ
- Horns & Hooves Arena – 39410 N. Highway US 60, Morristown, AZ 85342
- Silver Bit Arena – Aguila, AZ, turn left next to Mile Marker 83 and follow signs
Schedules and additional up-to-date information can be found on the websites or Facebook pages of the arenas. Click on their names to be redirected.
Originally built in 1948, the historic single-screen Saguaro Theater is still playing movies in downtown Wickenburg! In the summer of 2020, the theater was thoughtfully renovated and received a fresh new look, a new marquee, and new seats, while highlighting the historic charm of the building. The theater now plays classic Western films in addition to the latest first-run movies.
Visit their website to find out what’s playing and what’s coming up.
Location: 176 E. Wickenburg Way | P: 928-684-7189 | Website: saguarotheatre.com
WICKENBURG LEGENDS & GHOST TOURS
Take a tour with Madam Mariah through historic downtown Wickenburg and learn all the local ghost stories, legends, and history. This fun-filled tour led by the charismatic team is great for the whole family!
Call for tour times and dates:
P: 360-609-2280 | Website: wickenburgghosts.weebly.com
Make a wish, and you’ll probably get it – and never tell the truth again! Learn about the Hassayampa legend. The infamous well is located next to the Hassayampa River Walk pedestrian bridge. Interpretive panels tell the community history.