Town Events

Camp Verde annually hosts a variety of events locals and visitors love year after year. Be sure to mark your calendar for our upcoming events. For up to date information or to view non-annual events, visit our Facebook Event page.

Dark Sky Festival

Camp Verde Dark Sky Festival

October 6, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

75 E Hollamon, St. Camp Verde AZ 86322

Camp Verde is the world’s newest International Dark Sky Community, the 20th so designated and 6th in Arizona. You are invited to this inaugural event to celebrate our dark skies! There will be family activities, presentation on pluto by the director of Lowell Observatory, telescope stargazing, Dark sky art exhibit, lectures, astronomy films, music, food trucks and more! 


Camp Verde Jazz Festival

Camp Verde Jazz Festival 

September 1, 2018 -  7:00 PM

Phillip England Center for the Performing Arts, 210 Camp Lincoln Rd., Camp Verde

Come and enjoy a Labor Day weekend of great Jazz. The first annual Camp Verde Jazz Festival of world-class jazz musicians from a classic jazz quartet to big band jazz. The "intimate" 430-seat venue ensures excellent viewing and sound. The Festival features two well-known Phoenix-based jazz groups. The opening performance will be by the Dom Moio Quartet. The Quartet will be followed by the Uptown Big Band. This 13-piece vintage jazz orchestra.

Camp Verde Blues Project

Camp Verde Blues Project 

October 13, 2018 - 7:00 PM

Phillip England Center for the Performing Arts, 210 Camp Lincoln Rd., Camp Verde

Come and enjoy the best blues in Arizona for one amazing evening. Opening the evening will be a highly popular Phoenix blues group, Bluesman Mike and the Blues Review Band. The evening will close out with The Sugar Thieves. Meridith Moore’s deep and colorful vocals, and Mikel Lander’s gritty and gutsy guitar picking style are backed by the most talented rhythm section west of the Mississippi.

Spring Heritage Pecan and Wine Festival

Pecan20WineAnnually, Third weekend in March - March 17 - 18, 2018 

The Spring Heritage Pecan and Wine Festival is an annual celebration of Camp Verde's pecan growers and wineries. The Festival includes nut and wine tastings, vendors, and music. This spring event coincides with the Verde River Runoff and the Verde Valley Archaeology Center's Archaeology fair.

Verde Valley Farmers Market

Summer Market: May 19 - October 6, 2018 (Every Saturday 8:00am - 12:00pm)

From May to October, Camp Verde hosts the Summer Verde Valley Farmers Market, the Valley's oldest and largest "farmers only" market. The market is located under the ramada next to Fort Verde State Historical Park on Hollamon Street. This is an old-fashioned farmers market that focuses on homegrown produce and food products, and it attracts dozens of local vendors.  

Fall Market: October 20 - November 17, 2018 (Every Saturday 8:00am - 12:00pm)

From October to November, Camp Verde hosts the Winter Verde Valley Farmers Market. Like the Summer market, the winter market is located under the ramada next to Fort Verde State Historical Park on Hollamon Street. 


Annually, 3rd Weekend in July

The 2018 Cornfest has been canceled. Please visit for more information. 


Scarecrows Around Town

Annually, The month of September

The Town of Camp Verde has dedicated the month of September as Scarecrows Around Town month. Starting in 2015, businesses and residents have created scarecrows based on a theme, and displayed them all over town for fun. The Scarecrows typically start appearing around Labor Day weekend, and stay on display through Fort Verde Days.  

Fort Verde Days

Annually, Second weekend in October - October 12 - 14, 2018

For sixty years, Fort Verde Days has served as the community's annual homecoming while also celebrating the military post around which the town Camp Verde grew. A carnival, parade, and a host of events at Fort Verde State Historic Park highlight the three-day event.

Christmas Bazaar and Parade of Lights

Annually Second Saturday in December - December 8, 2018

Christmas Bazaar and Light Parade: The holiday season officially kicks of the second Saturday in December with the all-day Christmas Craft Bazaar and the Parade of Lights down Main Street in the evening.

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