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September 2020

September 05, 2020

32nd Annual Fiesta de Septiembre

Start:

Sep 05, 2020 11:00 am

End:

Sep 05, 2020 5:30 pm

Venue:

Wickenburg Community Center

Address:

160 N. Valentine Street
Wickenburg, 85390

Cost:

Each September, Wickenburg comes together to celebrate and honor its Hispanic heritage. This colorful event highlights the early families through cuentos, or stories, and hundreds of photographs for visitors to view. Enjoy live music by a Latin band, Mariachi, and performances by folklorico dancers.

An outdoor mercado, food vendors, and beverage booths will also be on site to provide delicious food and drinks. This family-friendly event will also host a Kids Zona from 11:00am to 2:00pm where kids have the opportunity to make festive arts and crafts.

In addition to these festivities, contestants will put their recipes to the test to win in the salsa, guacamole, and margarita contests. Get involved in the fun and taste samples from each entry, then be sure to vote for your favorite to win the People’s Choice award!

Admission is $5 for ages 18 years and older; children ages 17 and under are free.

 

Connect with us on social media during the event! Use #fiestawickenburg on Facebook and Instagram in all your Fiesta de Septiembre posts!

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October 2020

October 02, 2020

Picnic in the Park: First Friday Concert Series

Start:

Oct 02, 2020 5:30 pm

End:

Oct 02, 2020 9:00 pm

Venue:

Coffinger Park

Address:

Wickenburg, 85390

Cost:

This event was originally scheduled for April 3rd, and has been rescheduled for October 2, 2020.

Join the Town of Wickenburg for the April First Friday concert at Coffinger Park! Each concert in the First Friday series will support a different local charity. Bring a picnic dinner or dine at one of our great local food trucks. Also enjoy a beer garden and a street market at Coffinger Park.

All funds raised from this event benefit Wickenburg Youth Football and Cheer.

Join the cornhole tournament and compete to win! Register individually or as a team here. Become a lane sponsor by visiting the Town’s website.

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October 03, 2020

21st Annual High Desert Golf Classic

Start:

Oct 03, 2020 9:00 am

End:

Oct 03, 2020 3:00 pm

Venue:

Rancho de los Caballeros

Address:

1551 S. Vulture Mine Road
Wickenburg, Arizona 85390

Cost:

Join us out Wickenburg way for the 21st Annual High Desert Golf Classic! This year, Rancho de los Caballeros Golf Club will be hosting the fun 18-hole tournament. The tournament is a reverse shotgun start, four-person scramble that will begin at 9:00am.

Rancho de los Caballeros will also be offering a special rate of $90/night for overnight stays. Call the guest ranch at (928) 684-5484 for more information.

 

Package options (includes green fees, cart, prizes, and awards luncheon):

  • $90 per player or $350 for foursome
  • $425 for foursome & tee box sponsorship
  • $500 for foursome, tee box sponsorship, & John Daly packet

 

Jones Ford-Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep will once again be sponsoring the “Hole in One” Contest. The lucky winner will take home a new automobile as the prize for making a hole in one.

 

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October 17, 2020

Real Country Cattle Drive

Start:

Oct 17, 2020 12:00 am

End:

Oct 17, 2020 11:59 pm

Venue:

Flying E Ranch

Address:

2801 W. Wickenburg Way
Wickenburg, AZ 85390 United States

Cost:

Real Country Cattle Drive with Flying E Ranch & Real Country 96.3

Step back in time! Join the cowboys along with 96.3 Real Country at the authentic Flying E Dude Ranch in Wickenburg!
Come experience a taste of the true west as we round up strays for a cattle drive.

If you’ve ever dreamed of being a cowboy or you’re just looking for something special to add to that bucket list, “Your Horse is Waiting!”

Arrival at 11:00am.

Cattle Drive: $200.00 per person plus tax

  • Lunch
  • Horse & Cattle Drive
  • Steak Fry with Live Entertainment
  • Awards Ceremony

For overnight lodging and pricing availability, call Flying E Ranch at 928-684-2690.

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October 31, 2020

Wickenburg 100 Club, Inc.’s 3rd Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Start:

Oct 31, 2020 8:00 am

End:

Oct 31, 2020 3:00 pm

Venue:

Wickenburg Country Club

Address:

1420 Country Club Drive
Wickenburg, Arizona

Cost:

The Wickenburg 100 Club, Inc’s 3rd Annual Charity Golf Club is coming up in April. The Wickenburg 100 Club, Inc.’s mission is to raise funds that will be utilized and dispersed to the first responders and/or their families for the Town of Wickenburg that are injured or killed in the line of duty.

 

Support the event by sponsoring a hole, donating to the raffle/auction, and donating to help offset the cost of the event. Learn more on the 100 Club’s website.

 

Cost is $75 per player, lunch and golf cart rental included.

 

Call the Wickenburg Country Club to register at (928) 684-2011 ext. 1 or register online here.

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November 2020

November 07, 2020

Las Senoras de Socorro Cactus Garden Tour

Start:

Nov 07, 2020 9:00 am

End:

Nov 07, 2020 4:00 pm

Venue:

Cost:

The annual Las Senoras de Socorro Home Tour has become the Cactus Garden Tour! Enjoy a stroll through beautifully designed cactus gardens around Wickenburg this November.

 

Proceeds benefit the Desert Caballeros Western Museum.

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November 12, 2020

Amigos Trail Ride & Drive

Start:

Nov 12, 2020 12:00 am

End:

Nov 15, 2020 11:59 pm

Venue:

Boyd Ranch

Address:

18620 Moonlight Mesa Rd
Wickenburg, AZ 85390 United States

Cost:

Ride or Drive – up to FOUR Days of Guided Trail Adventures.

*Horse riders – Try a Gymkhana, trail-trial challenge, and choose trail ride options for your experience level.
*ATV’s and UTV’s – Enjoy miles of separate trail drive adventures!
*Western hospitality at its best – Delicious catered meals, nightly entertainment, and a hosted bar.
*Explore remote, historic sites by day and partake in all the fun by night!

Choose your package and save the date!

Unable to attend? Please forward to a friend.

 

Register Online – wickhosp.com/foundation

Questions: foundation@wickhosp.com

 

 

All Proceeds Benefit Nonprofit Wickenburg Community Hospital & Clinics.

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November 13, 2020

41st Annual Wickenburg Bluegrass Festival

Start:

Nov 13, 2020 12:00 am

End:

Nov 15, 2020 11:59 pm

Venue:

Everett Bowman Rodeo Arena

Address:

935 Constellation Road
Wickenburg, 85390

Cost:

FLAT-PICKIN’ FUN AT WICKENBURG, ARIZONA’S 41ST ANNUAL BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL

The Four Corner States Wickenburg Bluegrass Festival will be returning for its 41st year on November 13-15, 2020! As one of the oldest bluegrass festivals in the southwest, we’ve been bringing you toe-tappin’ music out Wickenburg way for over 40 years. This annual event is sponsored by the Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce.

The featured bands for 2020 are Hillbilly Fever Band and Old Blue Band.

View the official press release here.

The official Wickenburg Bluegrass Festival schedule is now available. View the 2020 festival schedule here.

 

TICKETS

TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE NOW! Get your tickets on Eventbrite here.
 

WHO WILL BE THERE?

Our two featured bands will be jamming all three days of the festival, and include Old Blue Band and Hillbilly Fever Band. Additionally, you’ll be able to cheer on contestants as they compete in eight categories for prizes and cash awards. Some of the categories bring Championship designation, such as fiddle, mandolin, flat-pick guitar, and banjo. May the best contestant win!

 

WHERE IS THE FESTIVAL HELD? (Camping Info)

The festival is held outdoors at the Everett Bowman Rodeo Grounds, 935 Constellation Road, less than one mile downtown Wickenburg. Limited reserved self-contained RV camping in Constellation Park is arranged through the Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce, and limited spaces for tent camping are available.

 

WHEN?

Friday, November 13: The festival opens on Friday, November 13th to the public at 11:00 a.m. Entertainment will run from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday, November 14 & 15: On Saturday and Sunday, gates open at 7:00 a.m. for breakfast. Entertainment will follow from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

MORE DETAILS

At the three-day festival, you’ll find food & drink concessions, a beer booth, arts/crafts vendors, and a designated Kids Zone on Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Organizers prohibit bringing in alcoholic beverages, dogs, food, and coolers. Be sure to enjoy our great lineup of food trucks and vendors. Spectators are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on. Limited covered grandstand seating is also available.

Sponsors to date include the Town of Wickenburg, Crescent Crown Distributing-Blue Moon-Coors Light, Jones Auto Centers, Wickenburg Community Hospital, and 96.3 Real Country.

 

For more information, call the Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce at (928) 684-5479 OR email events@wickenburgchamber.com.

 

  

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December 2020

December 04, 2020

32nd Annual Cowboy Christmas Poetry Gathering

Start:

Dec 04, 2020 6:00 pm

End:

Dec 05, 2020 8:00 pm

Venue:

Wickenburg, AZ

Address:

Wickenburg, AZ 85390 United States

Cost:

It’s evident by strolling through historic downtown Wickenburg that our western heritage is something we hold close to our hearts. That authentic western hospitality makes us who we are. Each year, we come together with our featured poets to celebrate the cowboys, cowgirls, and their rustic lifestyle that Wickenburg continues to honor.

Our featured poets for 2020 include Waddie Mitchell, Jean Prescott, and Yvonne Hollenbeck.

Get a taste of what our poets have to offer at the Friday evening reception on December 4th, 6:00pm at the Cultural Crossroads Learning Center (17 N. Tegner Street). Beer, wine, and appetizers will be available at the reception. Doors open at 5:45pm. Tickets are limited for this event, and will be available at a later date.

The main performance will take place on Saturday, December 5th beginning at 7:00pm at the Wickenburg Community Center (160 N. Valentine Street). Doors open at 6:30pm. Hear from our poets and learn more about the western lifestyle through their poems, songs, and stories.

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February 2021

February 12, 2021

73rd Annual Gold Rush Days and Senior Pro Rodeo

Start:

Feb 12, 2021 12:00 am

End:

Feb 14, 2021 11:59 pm

Venue:

Wickenburg, AZ

Address:

Wickenburg, AZ 85390 United States

Cost:

western fun all weekend long out wickenburg way!

 

February 12-14, 2021 Information: 

Gold Rush Days is Wickenburg’s biggest event of the year, celebrating the town’s long history as a ranching and mining hub in Arizona. Founded 73 years ago, Gold Rush Days continues to honor our heritage. Today, the event draws tens of thousands of visitors during the 3 days of family-friendly activities. Gold Rush Days received its most significant recognition from the Library of Congress, which classifies the event as one of America’s Local Legacies. The Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce is the proud producer of the celebration each year, along with partners and sponsors.

 

weekend-long events

Carnival: One of the most popular aspects of Gold Rush Days is Brown’s Amusements Family Fun Carnival. The carnival opens early at 4:00pm on Thursday in the downtown district and runs through Sunday, February 14th. Rides and mini games for all ages will be on site. A limited number of discount tickets will be available at the Visitor Center, 216 N. Frontier Street for carnival patrons. Tickets are also sold at the carnival.

 

Old Fashion Melodrama: Visit the historic Saguaro Theater for the old-fashioned melodrama presented by The Desert Stagers! The evening performance begins at 7:00pm each evening from February 12th-14th. Tickets are sold at the Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce (available at a later date).

 

Artisan Fair: The center of activity is the Wickenburg Community Center and the Wickenburg Public Library, which serves as the main festival area on Valentine Street. Set in the historic district, you’ll find over 150 exhibitors at the Wickenburg Art Club artisan fair and juried art show. In addition, enjoy over 100 arts & crafts vendors, family-fun carnival, free stage entertainment, gold panning, and much more. The main festival grounds will be open from 9:00am – 5:00pm on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

 

Gold Panning: Try your hand at gold panning and get the opportunity to find gold, just as early Wickenburg pioneers did. Never tried gold panning before? Be sure to ask one of our volunteers to lend a helping hand!

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2021

Opening Ceremonies: The official opening gets underway on Friday, February 14th during the Opening Ceremonies on Frontier Street at 10:00am with western stuntman Will Roberts, and Gold Rush Officials kicking off the event.

 

Classic Car Show: The Classy Classics Car Club gets bigger and better each year. These classic and vintage car enthusiasts will display their beautiful automobiles from 9:00am to 2:00pm.

 

saturday, february 13, 2021

Senior Pro Rodeo: Spectate the cowboys and cowgirls as they compete in categories such as team roping, bronc riding, bull riding, barrel racing, and more. The National Senior Pro Rodeo and Open Rough Stock takes place on Saturday, February 13th and Sunday, February 14th. Gates open at 12 noon. Limited grandstand seating is available in addition to room for lawn chairs. Tickets will be available at the Chamber Visitor Center, at the gate, or online. The National Senior Pro Rodeo Association selected the 2013 Gold Rush Days Rodeo as their “Rodeo of the Year”. Admission: $15 adults; $12 seniors (60+); $5 students (13-17); $3 children (5-12) & under 5 are free.

 

Gold Rush Parade: The Gold Rush Days parade is on Saturday, February 13th at 10:00am. The parade is one of the largest in Arizona with nearly 100 entries, including dozens of horses within the entry classes. Classic cars, marching bands, youth groups and dozens of other floats will be participating. The 2021 parade theme will be announced at a later date. Named #3 Parade by Arizona Edventures’ Top Ten Parades to attend in Arizona! View the parade map here.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2021

Mucking & Drilling Contest: Watch as competitors try their hand at mucking & drilling, another event that honors the hard work of our early pioneers. Contestants in the mucking contest must shovel broken up ore and rock into a mine cart, push it a short distance on a rail, and then dump it as quickly as possible. Those in the drilling contest must drill holes into solid rock as quickly as possible using the old-fashioned method of hand drilling with a steel drill and hammer.

 

Parking Information: Be there early! Parking is limited, especially downtown before the parade on Saturday.

[Parking map PDF] | [Road Restrictions]

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