Programs & Events

Fort Verde State Historic Park

Buffalo Soldiers and Vintage Baseball

February 15, 2020

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 4-5, 2020

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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Colonel's Daughter/Little Britches & Petticoat Contest

September 27, 2020

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 10-11, 2020

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 Disposal Ceremony

November 14, 2020   11:00 a.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 5, 12, 19, 2020   5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Join us as we host candlelight tours through Fort Verde State Park's historic homes along Officer's Row.

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Ornament-making Workshop

December 5, 2020   11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Bring the kids to the park  to make their own Victorian holiday ornament, also known as a “tussy mussy.”

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