Programs & Events

Fort Verde State Historic Park

Buffalo Soldiers

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.

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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."

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Colonel's Daughter

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.

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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.

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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.

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