Events subject to change. Download 2013 Fort Verde SHP Event Schedule ( 62 KB PDF)
February 16 & 17, 2013: Buffalo Soldiers
The Buffalo Soldiers will be at Fort Verde to celebrate African American Heritage Month, in conjunction with the Town of Camp Verde’s Pecan and Wine Festival. They will conduct living history presentations, as well as riding demonstrations.
March 2 & 16, 2013: Adobe Brick-Making Workshops
10 am and 2 pm. Learn about the basics of making adobe bricks and the history of the fort.
March 9 & 23, 2013: Living History Presentations & Guided Tours
10 am and 2 pm. Take a stroll along Officer’s Row with a docent as they lead guided tours through the historic homes! Living history presentations will be available.
April 13 - 14, 2013: History of the Soldier
Come experience a military timeline of our history, from the Revolutionary War to present day. Presentations, military drills, fashions show, vintage baseball and a period church service Sunday morning. The camps, cannon and soldiers will all be on the parade field for this annual event.
July, 2013: Corn Fest & Vintage Baseball at Fort Verde (Date is TBA)
While Corn Fest is going on next to us, come to Fort Verde to partake or sit back and enjoy the Vintage baseball game(s). Kids are encouraged to learn how to make Victorian Christmas ornaments as part of our Christmas in July celebration.
September 2013: Tom Sawyer Day (Date is TBA)
Be a part of our annual volunteer workday and help us paint our white picket fence. Bring in a non-perishable food item and you too can paint the fence as Tom Sawyer did. All items will be donated to the local food bank. Contact Fort Verde staff for more information.
Fort Verde Days is held annually in October.
October 12 -13, 2013: Fort Verde Days
Fort Verde State Historic Park celebrates Fort Verde Days with a flag-raising and lowering ceremony, living history presentations with the Buffalo Soldiers and Indian Wars period re-enactors, special presentations, a fashion show, cavalry drills and a vintage baseball game. Catch a glimpse of the past, while celebrating Fort Verde Days.
November, 2013 - Veterans Day Memorial Service (Date is TBA)
Bring your flags to be retired and take a moment to pay tribute to those who gave their lives serving our country and for those who continue to serve.
December 7, 2013 - Victorian Ornament-Making Workshop
10 am. – 2 pm.
December 7, 2013 - January 5, 2014 - Victorian Christmas at Fort Verde
Come and see the homes decorated in a Victorian Christmas fashion and join in the festivities.
Feb 15-16, 2014
Vintage Baseball and Buffalo Soldiers at Fort Verde
April 5-6 2014
History of the Soldier
Fort Verde Days
December 6, 2014 - January 5, 2015
Victorian Christmas at Fort Verde
- Alamo Lake
- Buckskin Mountain
- Cattail Cove
- Lake Havasu
- River Island
- Yuma Quartermaster Depot
- Yuma Territorial Prison
- Dead Horse Ranch
- Fort Verde
- Red Rock
- Riordan Mansion
- Slide Rock
- Verde River Greenway
- Boyce Thompson Arboretum
- Fool Hollow Lake
- Lost Dutchman
- Lyman Lake
- Tonto Natural Bridge