57th Annual Colonel's Daughter Contest
Fort Verde State Historic Park
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 a set of spurs and the title of "Colonel's Daughter," inspired by the 1882 novel by Capt. Charles E. King.
The winner and her court will be presented at the Fort Verde Days parade on October 14, and ride in the parade.
November 18, 2017
Veterans Day Memorial Service
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.
December 2, 2017 - January 5, 2018
Holidays in the Parks: A Victorian Christmas
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!
January 1, 2018
First Day Hikes: Self-Guided Tour
Join us for First Day Hikes, a healthy way to start the New Year! This is a self-guided walk through the Fort Verde, decorated in holiday vintage fashion. Visitors can view the Glimpses of the Past videos on their phones.