Events

September 2016
Sat 
Sept 3
Fiesta de Septiembre – 28th Annual September 3, 2016
(928) 684-5479
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE 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. VENDOR APPLICATION $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. Become a Contestant:Viva Margarita Contest Application Salsa Contest Application Wreath Contest Application              
Saturday 
Sept 17
Wickenburg Chamber Golf Invitational
(928)684-5479
golf logo- colorInformation: The Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce is proud to sponsor its Annual golf tournament. THE ANNUAL WICKENBURG CHAMBER GOLF CLASSIC is a four person scramble. Golfers are welcome to join us at Wickenburg Ranch Golf & Social Club to be announced. Lunch will be provided along with green fees, cart fees, and a keepsake polo. September 17th, 2016   Golf Registration Form 2016 Tee Sponsor Application 2016 Golf Donations 2016 More info, please contact: 928-684-5479 or click on the hyperlinks and email completed forms to  events@wickenburgchamber.com   General Links: Wickenburg Chamber Facebook Page  
October 2016
Saturday 
Oct 8
22ND Annual Fly-In & Classic Car Show - Oct. 8 ,Wickenburg, Arizona
(928)684-0977
fly-in- planePlans are underway for the 22ND 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 2016
Fri-Sun 
Nov 11-13
Bluegrass Festival-37th Annual- November 11-13th, 2016
928-684-5479

37th Annual Bluegrass Festival Schedule

The Four Corner States Bluegrass Festival on November 11-13th, 2016 is sponsored by the Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce, and is one of the oldest bluegrass festivals in the Southwest.  37th 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 Rotary Club 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.  ORDER TICKETS ONLINE *Military Discount Friday only- $10 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. Contestant Rules    Contestant Entry Form-2016 Camping: Limited reserved self-contained RV and tent camping is arranged through the Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce. Camping Reservation Form 2016 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 2016
Fri-Sat 
Dec 2-3
28th Annual Cowboy Christmas Poetry Gathering
928-684-5479
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December 2-3,2016

  We invite you to visit our western community for this special heritage event. The Cowboy Reception is on Friday, December 2th 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 3, 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 9
21st ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARADE OF LIGHTS
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Wickenburg's 21st Annual Christmas Parade of Lights, Friday Evening, December 9th.Visitors and residents around the state will gather to watch the illuminated entries and have the opportunity to visit with Santa Claus after the parade at the awards ceremonies in front of the "Garcia Little Red Schoolhouse", next to Bashas' Frontier Shopping Center 245 N. Tegner Street entertainment and refreshments will be served.Visitors are encouraged to take advantage of the unique shopping opportunities in Wickenburg. Date and Time: Friday, December 9, 2016 -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, ending at Tegner and  Yavapai Street at WCO's " 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.
General Links Wickeburg Chamber Facebook Page   Visit Wickenburg Facebook Page
Christmas Parade Map         Christmas Parade Application 2016 "Christmas Presence"  will be this years parade theme
February 2017
Fri-Sat-Sun 
Feb 10-12
69th Annual Gold Rush Days and Senior Pro Rodeo
(928) 684-5479
GRlogo2012-300x300WESTERN FUN RIDES IN WITH THE 69th ANNUAL GOLD RUSH DAYS-February 10-12, 2017 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 69 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. GRD Schedule 2017 Parking Map     Gold Rush Days Parade Application 2017 Carnival: Brown’s Amusements Family Fun Carnival opens at 4:00 p.m., in the downtown district on February 9th 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.                  Senior Pro Rodeo: The National Senior Pro Rodeo and Open Rough Stock, Admission: $10 adults, $8 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 is on Saturday the 11th 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 10th-12th 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 10 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 -3 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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