Programs & Events

Fort Verde State Historic Park

Buffalo Soldiers and Vintage Baseball

February 16, 2019

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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History of the Soldier

April 13-14, 2019

Experience a military timeline of our history, from the Revolutionary War to present day. Presentations, military drills, fashion show and a period church service Sunday morning. Camps, cannon and soldiers will all be at this annual event.

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Water/Ways Exhibit

August 24 to October 6, 2019

Community Event - Camp Verde Community Library

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Colonel's Daughter/Little Britches & Petticoat Contes

September 29, 2019   1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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 12-13, 2019

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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Vintage Baseball Opener

November 2, 2019   10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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Flag Disposal Ceremony

November 16, 2019   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 disposal ceremony on Saturday, November 17, 2018.

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Candlelight Tours

December 6,7 & 13,14, 2019   5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Join us as we host candlelight tours through Fort Verde State Park's historic homes along Officer's Row. December 8 is a fee free day sponsored by Camp Verde Parks & Recreation!

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Victorian Christmas at Fort Verde State Historic Park

December 6, 20189 - January 4, 2020   5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Celebrate the holidays with Fort Verde State Historic Park when we decorate the fort with Victorian-style holiday decorations. Discover all of the events celebrated at the Fort and in the town of Camp Verde!

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