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Camp Verde Promotions is pleased to announce that the 2016 FORT VERDE DAYS will take place in downtown Camp Verde on FRIDAY, OCT 7th from 4pm till 9pm and SATURDAY OCT 8th from 9am till 9pm and SUNDAY OCT 9th from 11am till 4pm. For sixty years, Fort Verde Days has served as the community’s annual homecoming while also celebrating the military post around which the town of Camp Verde grew.
A carnival, parade and a host of events at Fort Verde State Historic Park highlight the three day event.
Our Board of Directors is working hard to plan a great festival for this 60th year. Our wish list is long and we hope to be able to do it all but it takes a lot of planning, a lot of volunteer work and a lot of leg work. Listed below are some of the things we would like to do this year.
G O Cashing
Monster Truck Rally
Sock Hop Dance
We will be doing the Scarecrows Around Town again, The Colonel’s Daughter presentation, lawn mower race on Main Street, a Birding Excursion, and of course we will have our carnival and the parade will take place downtown as usual. We also will be doing Cornhole games on both Friday night and Saturday night. In addition to the we will be featuring a QUILT SHOW in the Parks and Recreation Building.
Our famous Fort Verde State Historic Park is right next door. They will be featuring a Vintage baseball game at noon on Saturday featuring their team Fort Verde Excelsiors.
Fort Verde State Historic Park (Park Fees Apply)
Adults $7 Youth 7-13 $4 Under 6 Free For more information call Sheila at 928-567-3275
The Historical Society Museum
The Historical Society Museum – Located inside the Visitors Center at 435 South Main Street will be open on Saturday 10am – 4pm.
The Camp Verde Historical Society is a museum in downtown Camp Verde that displays exhibits about the early pioneering days of Camp Verde. The museum’s collection includes photographs, artwork and other printed material that touches on the many different groups who have called the area home—soldiers, Indians, town settlers, farmers, miners, mail riders and business owners.
The historical 1933 Camp Verde Jail located at 44 E Hollamon Street will be open Saturday 10am – 4pm with a Black Smith Demonstration on Saturday 10am to 2pm. For more information Phone: (928) 567-9560
The Verde Valley Archaeology Center is located across the street from the Parks and Recreation Building.
A shuttle will be run from the old ALCO building at the Bashas Shopping Center 12pm – 8pm
Please park in the area directly in front of the ALCO building.
VENDING SPACES AVAILABLE: SEE FORMS TO REGISTER
For more info call 928-301-0922