Programs & Events

Kartchner Caverns State Park

Sunset Hike with a Ranger

September 30, 2017   5pm - 7pm

Enjoy a cool evening hike exploring the geology, flora andĀ fauna along the 2.5 mile Foothills Loop Trail.


46th Annual Art in the Park

Thursday 10/5 to Friday 10/6

Come enjoy the day browsing and shopping at one of the Southwest's largest and most popular outdoor arts and crafts fair in Sierra Vista, Arizona.


32nd Annual Butterfield Overland Stage Days

October 13-15

Come join the celebration of Overland mail route. This family-friendly event features a rodeo, car show, Pony Express, Buffalo Soldiers, vendors, art, and food.


30th Annual Cars in the Park

Saturday, October 14

Come enjoy this favorite annual event featuring a fantastic display of cars plus music, food and product vendors, raffles, door prizes, and more.


43rd Annual Huachuca Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Saturday and Sunday, October 14 and 15

Come join the 43rd Annual Huachuca Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show. A certified gemologist will be available and food vendors will be on site.


Astronomy Program and Star Night

Saturday, October 14, 2017   2 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Don't miss your chance to enjoy the Dark Skies at Kartchner Caverns State Park! Solar telescopes, a guest speaker, and night-sky viewing will all start at 2 p.m.


Outdoor Survival 101

Friday, October 13, 2017   6 p.m.

Join us for Outdoor Survival 101, where you'll learn about fire starting, water purification, shelter building and even get a certificate of completion!


Tombstone Helldorado Days

Third Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in October

Come join the celebration in Tombstone during Helldorado Days! Featuring gunfight re-enactment shows, street entertainment, fashion shows and the annual parade.


Halloween Party

Saturday, October 28   5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Join us for a spook-tacular time at Kartchner Caverns State Park this Halloween! We'll have games, kids' crafts, candy and a costume contest with prizes. Park entry is free with a canned food donation for the Benson Food Bank.