Programs & Events
Fort Verde State Historic Park
February 17, 2018 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Honor Black History Month with the annual commemoration of the Buffalo Soldiers at Fort Verde State Historic Park. Learn how the soldiers earned their name and helped settle the American West.
Archaeology & Heritage Awareness Month: Mountain Men Tools of the Trade Display
March 3, 2018 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
A must-visit for fans of "Jeremiah Johnson," The History Channel's "Mountain Men," or Discovery's "Alaska: The Last Frontier."
Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month: Vintage Baseball Games
March 3, and 17, 2018 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Come cheer on vintage baseball players as they play a series of vintage baseball games.
Archaeology & Heritage Awareness Month: Military Medics during the Indian Wars Period
March 10, 2018 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Learn about early Frontier Army medical tools and equipment used by medics.
Archaeology & Heritage Awareness Month: Ancient Indian Technology Display
March 17, 2018 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Learn about ancient Indian technology they used, as well as the history of the Fort.
Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day
March 31, 2018 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Event to pay tribute and honor our Vietnam Veterans.
History of the Soldier
April 8, 9, 2018 Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm and Sunday 9:00am-2:00pm
Reenactors bring military history to life from the American Revolution to the present day. Guest speakers, reenactments, military encampments, and weapons demonstrations make this an outstanding experience for all military aficionados.
September 30, 2018 Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm and Sunday 9:00am-2:00pm
Young women from the Camp Verde area compete in poise and horsemanship for a set of spurs and the title of "Colonel's Daughter," inspired by the 1882 novel by Capt. Charles E. King.
Fort Verde Days
October 13 and 14, 2018 Saturday 9:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
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.
Flag Retirement Ceremony
November 17, 2018 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Fort Verde State Historic Park and American Legion Post #135 will be hosting the annual flag retirement ceremony on Saturday, November 17, 2018.