Programs & Events

Fort Verde State Historic Park

Archaeology & Heritage Awareness Month: Mountain Man Display and Presentation

March 4, 2017   10am - 4pm

A must-visit for fans of "Jeremiah Johnson," The History Channel's "Mountain Men," or Discovery's "Alaska: The Last Frontier." Learn about how Mountain Men were important in opening up new territories.

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Archaeology & Heritage Awareness Month: Military Medics during the Indian Wars period

March 11, 2017   10am - 4pm

Learn about early Frontier Army medical tools and equipment used by medics.

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Archaeology & Heritage Awareness Month: Ancient Indian Technology Display & Presentation

March 18, 2017   10am - 4pm

Learn about ancient Indian technology as well as the history of the Fort.

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History of the Soldier

April 8 - 9, 2017   9:00am - 6:00pm

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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Corn Fest at Fort Verde! Vintage Baseball and Ancient Native Technology Display

July 15, 2017   10am - 4pm

It's Corn Fest at Camp Verde! Come celebrate the town's signature summer event with a vintage baseball game and a presentation of ancient Native technology.

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57th Annual Colonel's Daughter Contest

September 24, 2017   2pm

A Camp Verde tradition, sponsored by the Camp Verde Cavalry. Young women from the Camp Verde area compete in poise and horsemanship for the title of "Colonel's Daughter."

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Fort Verde Days

October 14-15, 2017

Take a trip through time and commemorate the history of Fort Verde with historic reenactors, vintage baseball games, and talks on the history of our nation's servicepeople.

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Veterans Day Memorial Service

November 18, 2017

We pay tribute our veterans from the past, present, and throughout history with our annual celebration. Give Old Glory a proper sendoff by bringing in your old and tattered flags for retirement.

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Holidays in the Parks: Victorian Ornament Workshop

December 2, 2017   10am - 2pm

Come to Fort Verde's Victorian ornament workshop where we'll look at classic period decorations and use similar materials to recreate the texture, style, and appearance of that bygone era.

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Holidays in the Parks: A Victorian Christmas

December 2, 2017 - January 5, 2018   Ongoing

Celebrate the holidays with Fort Verde State Historic Park when we decorate the fort with Victorian-style holiday decorations. A perfect backdrop for your family holiday card!

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Holidays in the Parks: Candlelight Tours

December 8-9, 2017   5pm - 830pm

Take a candlelight tour of the Officers's quarters at Fort Verde State Historic Park, decked in Victorian-style decorations.

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