Events

April 2017
Saturday  
Apr 22
2nd Annual Vintage Marketplace
(928)684-0977
Wick-Vintage-Marketplace-logo_2017Vintage Market will feature hand-picked artists and vendors from Wickenburg and surrounding areas.  The Marketplace will showcase all things rustic, vintage and handmade.  In addition to showcasing the area's most creative artisans, the market will provide a treasure trove of ideas and designs.  VENDOR APPLICATION
September 2017
Sat 
Sept 2
Fiesta de Septiembre – 29th Annual September 2, 2017
(928) 684-5479
PRESS RELEASE FIESTA Celebrate Wickenburg's Hispanic Pioneer Heritage at this event. Learn about early families in stories "Cuentos", and through photographs. Activities include Latin Band, and Mariachi music, and folklorico dancers. An outdoor mercado, food and beverage booths and kids zona also on site. Three contests for participants to enter include: Wreath, Salsa, Margarita and Guacamole. $5 Adult ADMISSION at the door, 20 & under free admission Listen to our radio spot For more information call (928) 684-5479 or email:  events@wickenburgchamber.com.   Regarding contests times and entertainment.              
October 2017
Saturday 
Oct 7
23rd Annual Fly-In & Classic Car Show - Oct. 7 ,Wickenburg, Arizona
(928)684-0977
fly-in- planePlans are underway for the 22rd annual   Fly-In & Classic Car Show sponsored by the Wickenburg Chamber, and Town of Wickenburg Airport Advisory Commission. The event is on Saturday from 7:00am -11:00 a.m. at the Wickenburg Municipal Airport-Wellik Field. During the day you'll have an opportunity   to view a variety of aircraft flying into the event, classic cars on display,  and learn more about the services available   at the airport. The Chaparral Pancake breakfast and other food items will be served from 7-11:00 a.m Information and other vendors on site. Also during the day you’ll see over 75 Classic Cars on display. For more information contact: The Chamber at (928) 684-5479 Email: events@wickenburgchamber.com Discover   Aviation Month “Out Wickenburg Way!”              
 
November 2017
Fri-Sun 
Nov 10-12
Bluegrass Festival-38th Annual- November 10-12th, 2017
928-684-5479

The Four Corner States Bluegrass Festival on November 10-12th, 2017 is sponsored by the Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce, and is one of the oldest bluegrass festivals in the Southwest.  38th Annual Bluegrass Festival & Fiddle Championship At the festival you will find food & drink concessions, arts/crafts, and a designated Kids Zone. Organizers prohibit bringing in alcoholic beverages, food, dogs, and coolers, but please visit our beer booth and our great food vendors.  There is also an abundance of Arts & Crafts and Retail Vendors.  Covered bleacher seating is available.  Spectators are encouraged to bring lawn chairs to sit on if desired.

*Military Discount Friday only- $5 with military ID Contests: Additionally, contestants will compete for prizes and cash awards. Some of the categories bring Championship designation, such as Open Fiddle, Mandolin, Flat Pick Guitar, and Banjo. Camping: Limited reserved self-contained RV and tent camping is arranged through the Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce. Location: The festival is held outdoors at the Everett Bowman Rodeo Arena, 935 Constellation Road, just 1/2 mile east of Highway 60/93 in Wickenburg.  BLUEGRASS SHUTTLE – FRIDAY & SATURDAY Sponsored by Wickenburg Chamber and Wickenburg’s Freedom Express Get Out & Get Moving! Pickup Locations: Wickenburg Chamber & Visitors Center: 216 N. Frontier Street, 85390 Best Western Rancho Grande: 295 East Wickenburg Way, 85390 Pick-Up times: Fri: 12 Noon, 2pm Return: 5pm Sat: 9am, 11am, 2pm Return: 5pm  Donations to drivers accepted. www.visitwickenburg.com  Contact:  Email: Events@wickenburgchamber.com     Phone: (928)-684-5479 General Links: www.facebook.com/wickenburgazbluegrass    
December 2017
Fri-Sat 
Dec 1-2
28th Annual Cowboy Christmas Poetry Gathering
928-684-5479
December 1-2, 2017 CowPoets Cover 2008.inddWe invite you to visit our western community for this special heritage event. The Cowboy Reception is on Friday, December 1st and includes beer/wine and appetizers at the Desert Caballeros Western Museum, located at 21 North Frontier Street. Several of our featured cowboy poets & entertainers will be performing to give you a small taste of what will be featured at the Saturday Night show. Limited tickets are available for the reception @$10 per person advance/ $20 at the door. The featured cowboy poet's performance scheduled on Saturday, December 2, 7:00 p.m. at the Wickenburg Community Center, 160 N. Valentine Street. Admission: $15 advance tickets - $25 at the door. Tickets for the Gathering are available from The Chamber - 928-684-5479 Sponsored by: Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce        
Friday 
Dec 8
22nd ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARADE OF LIGHTS
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PRESS RELEASE: IMMEDIATE Enjoy the beauty of the holiday season amid the glittering lights of the 22nd Annual Christmas Parade of Lights “Out Wickenburg Way”! More than 30 floats will fill the streets of downtown Wickenburg starting on East Yavapai and continuing down Historic Frontier Street on December 8th at 6:30pm. The parade route will then turn onto Apache Street across Tegner and Apache Street and disbanding at the Wickenburg Community Center parking lot at 160 N. Valentine street. Some of the highlights include: Miss Kitty the 1937 Chevrolet Van Pelt fire engine will return this year adorned with lights and holiday spirit, Classy Classic Cars, Madam Mirah & Rasin’ Cane from Arizona Legends Ghost Tours, Smokey the Bear and his Weaver Mountain BLM crew as they show us how to spread holiday cheer. Of course two very special guests will also be joining us again this year, for all good little boys & girls. Awards will be presented at the WCO Garcia Little Red Schoolhouse gazebo where Santa will hear children’s wishes.  Cocoa, hot cider and cookies will be handed out.  The location is north of Tegner and Yavapai street in the Bashas’ Frontier Center. It is not too late to get your entry in! Come by the Chamber Office or Visit our website at and download an application today! Entries will be taken as late as December 4th by 12 Noon.  Date and Time: Friday, December 8, 2017-Historic Downtown Wickenburg Sponsored by: The Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce, Town of Wickenburg and APS.
Parade Route and Information: The parade will start at 6:30 p.m. on Yavapai Street in front of the Wickenburg Christian School, traveling to historic Frontier Street near the Chamber of Commerce Office and continuing down Frontier near the Desert Caballeros Western Museum, to Apache Street.  Join us at the  " Little Red Schoolhouse" 245 N. Tegner Street Awards ribbons will be given to the winners in each category, and the "Best Over-All" Entry will receive the "Tinsel Award" A panel of civic leaders will judge the parade entries.  Announcers will be stationed at Wickenburg Christian School,  Wickenburg Unified School District, Desert Caballeros Western Museum, in  front of the historic Santa Fe Depot-Wickenburg Chamber Office and Remuda Ranch on Frontier Street. Contact: events@wickenburgchamber.com  (928) 684-5479.
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February 2018
Fri-Sat-Sun 
Feb 9-11
70th Annual Gold Rush Days and Senior Pro Rodeo
(928) 684-5479
GRlogo2012-300x300WESTERN FUN RIDES IN WITH THE 70th ANNUAL GOLD RUSH DAYS-February 9-11, 2018 Information: This event celebrates the town’s origins as a ranching & gold mining center in the days before there was a Phoenix.  The heritage event was founded 70 years ago, and today Gold Rush Days draws tens of thousands of visitors, during the     3 ½ days of activities. Gold Rush Days most significant recognition is from the Library of Congress, whereas Gold Rush Days is one of America’s Living Legacies.   The Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce is the proud producer of the celebration each year, along with partners and sponsors. Carnival: Brown’s Amusements Family Fun Carnival opens at 4:00 p.m., in the downtown district on February th at thru February 12th at 6pm. A LIMITED number of discount tickets are available at the Chamber of Commerce, 216 N. Frontier Street, for Carnival Patrons.   Tickets are also sold at the carnival.                  The National Senior Pro Rodeo and Open Rough Stock, Admission: $15 adults, $12 seniors, $5 students (13-17), children (5-12) $3 & under 5 are Free. Gates open at Noon.  Tickets available at the Chamber office, at the gate or online (when available) The National Senior Pro Rodeo Association selected the 2013 Gold Rush Days Rodeo as their “Rodeo of the Year”. Gold Rush Parade: The parade theme (to be announced) is on Saturday the 10th at 10:00 a.m., and one of the largest in Arizona with over 100 entries including 1,000 horses within the entry classes, Classic Automobiles, floats, marching bands, and youth groups will also be participating. Named #3 Parade by Arizona Edventures' Top Ten Parades to attend in Arizona!! Old Fashion Melodrama: The Desert Stagers present an Old Fashioned Melodrama -February 9th-11th with evening performances beginning at 7 p.m. in the historic Saguaro Theater.  Tickets available  at Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce office Opening Ceremonies: The official opening gets underway on Friday, February 9th during the Opening Ceremonies on Frontier Street at 10:00 a.m. with a gunslinger-stuntman Joey Dillon, and gold rush officials kicking off the event. Classic Car Show: Friday is the only day you will be able to see beautiful classic cars on Frontier Street from 9am -2 p.m.    Artisan Fair: The main festival area on Valentine Street in the historic district will see 150 exhibitors at the Wickenburg Art Club artisan fair, &  juried art show, family fun carnival, free stage entertainment, gold panning, 150 arts/crafts, and much more from 10:00 a.m. – 5 p.m. Contact: events@wickenburgchamber.com, 928-684-5479
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