Events

February 2015
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Feb 12-15
67th Annual Gold Rush Days and Senior Pro Rodeo
(928) 684-5479
GRlogo2012-300x300WESTERN FUN RIDES IN WITH THE 67th ANNUAL GOLD RUSH DAYS-February 12-15, 2015 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 67 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.
Detailed scheduled of events: GRD Schedule 2015
Carnival: Brown’s Amusements Family Fun Carnival opens at at 4:00 p.m., in the downtown district on February 12th-February 15th.  Tickets available NOW! Visit the Chamber today! Senior Pro Rodeo: The National Senior Pro Rodeo and Open Rough Stock, Admission: $10 adults, $9 seniors, $5 students (13-17), children (5-12) $3 & under 5 are Free. Gates open at Noon.  The National Senior Pro Rodeo Association selected the 2013 Gold Rush Days Rodeo as their “Rodeo of the Year”.  

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  Gold Rush Parade: The parade is on Saturday the 14th 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 auto’s, floats, marching bands, and youth groups will also be participating. Named #3 Parade by Arizona Edventures' Top Ten Parades to attend in Arizona!!

 Parade Application 2015

Old Fashion Melodrama: The Desert Stagers present an Old Fashioned Melodrama February 13th-15th 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 13 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
Wickenburg Gold Rush Days Facebook Page
     
September 2015
Sat 
Sept 5
Fiesta de Septiembre – 27th Annual September 5, 2015
(928) 684-5479
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: Salsa, Margarita and Guacamole. A book signing for the newly published: Wickenburg Hispanic Pioneer Families: Nuestras Memorias by author Julia Macias Brooks is also scheduled. For more information call (928) 684-5479 or email: events@wickenburgchamber.com.   Regarding contests times and entertainerment.              
October 2015
Saturday 
Oct
16th Annual Wickenburg Chamber Golf Invitational
(928)684-5479
 

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 Information: The Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce is proud to sponsor its Annual golf tournament at the Wickenburg Country Club, 1420 Country Club Drive.  The 16th ANNUAL WICKENBURG CHAMBER GOLF CLASSIC is a four person scramble. Registration fees, date and location to be announce. To register, donate items to our raffle or auction or become a Tee Box Sponsor please Contact: events@wickenburgchamber.com   928-684-5479 General Links: Wickenburg Chamber Facebook Page  
Saturday 
Oct 10
21st Annual Fly-In & Classic Car Show - Oct. 10- Wickenburg, Arizona
(928)684-0977
Flyin2014Plans are underway for the 21st annual   Fly-In & Classic Car Show sponsored by the Wickenburg Chamber, and Town of Wickenburg Airport Advisory   Commission.The event is on October 10th from 7:30am -12:00 p.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 will be served from 7-10:00   a.m., followed by Lions Club “Lunch Stop” 10:30   a.m.-12:00 noon.  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 2015
Fri-Sun 
Nov 13-15th
Bluegrass Festival-36th Annual- November 13-15th, 2015
928-684-5479

WickenburgBluegrass poster36th Annual Bluegrass Festival & Fiddle Championship

The Four Corner States Bluegrass Festival on November 13-15th, 2015 is sponsored by the Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce, and is one of the oldest bluegrass festivals in the Southwest. Tickets at the gate are CASH ONLY.
 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 or arts & Crafts and Retail Vendors.  Covered bleacher seating is available.  Spectators are encouraged to bring lawn chairs sit on if desired.
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. Contact:  Email: Events@wickenburgchamber.com    Phone: (928)-684-5479 General Links: www.facebook.com/wickenburgazbluegrass  
December 2015
Fri-Sat 
Dec 4-5
27th Annual Cowboy Christmas Poetry Gathering
928-684-5479
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December 4-5, 2015

We invite you to visit our western community for this special heritage event. Friday Reception: The Cowboy Reception is on Friday, December 4th 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       Saturday Schedule: to be announced Sponsored by: Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce        
Friday 
Dec 12
20TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARADE OF LIGHTS
Layout 120TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARADE OF LIGHTS - "Out Wickenburg Way!"
Information: Businesses are finishing their entries, children plan on riding bicycles, marchers are making plans to light limbs and antique cars will be aglow for Wickenburg's 19th Annual Christmas Parade of Lights, Friday Evening, December 12th.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 12, 2014 -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
  "Bring Christmas Home from Wickenburg."    will be this years parade theme