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Upcoming Events in Willcox Arizona


January

5 - 6 Willcox Historic Home Tour - Willcox, Arizona, once the historic Cattle Capital of the World, famous for shipping the most open-range cattle in the world, invites visitors to a special tour of private homes and the Historic Train Depot, during the annual Wings Over Willcox Birding and Nature Festival. Come and walk the Historic Railroad Avenue, tour the homes and enjoy the ambience of this wonderful, western small town.

This self-guided tour will be held Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Tickets may be purchased at the Willcox Chamber of Commerce, the Chiricahua Regional Museum, Rafter "S" Real Estate, and the Wildwood Gallery.

Ph: 520-253-0146 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Admission is $10.00 per person.

9 - 13 Annual Wings Over Willcox - A Sandhill Crane and Nature Festival. Guided birding tours, includes a "hawk stalk," free seminars, trade show, workshops, excursions, field trips, bird watching.

Address: Willcox Community Center , Willcox, Arizona
Ph: 520-384-2272 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.wingsoverwillcox.com
Fee: $15-75

February

12 - 9 Annual Sulpher Springs Valley International Miniature and Small Works Show - Displays tiny works of art from all over the U.S. & several European countries.

Address: Cochise Regional Center , Willcox, Arizona
Ph: 520-384-2272 (Always call and confirm events)

March

23 Annual Tribute to Honor Arizona's own Marty Robbins -
The Friends of Marty Robbins are holding the Annual Tribute to Honor Arizona's own Marty Robbins. The show starts 6:00PM. The Needham Twins will be our Headliner. JR Garner and 3 Wheel Drive Band, with 15 different entertainers to sing Marty's songs.
Tickets are now available at The Friends of Marty Robbins Museum & Gift Shop located on Historical Railroad Avenue, Willcox AZ.

Address: Willcox High School Auditorium . 240 N. Bisbee Avenue , Willcox, Arizona
Ph: 520-766-1404 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.friendsofmartyrobbins.org

May

27 Skeleton Canyon Tour, site of the surrender of Geronimo - Skeleton Canyon is the site of the surrender of Geronimo. The tour is in celebration of its 120 th anniversary year. This is a rare event as the site is not open to the public.

The Tour will be about 2 hours, led by Bill Cavalier, former Sheriff of Hidalgo County, and will include touring Devil's Kitchen.

Tour participants will meet at the Geronimo Surrender Monument, located in Apache, Arizona, on Highway 80 between Douglas, Arizona and Rodeo, New Mexico, at 10 a.m. on May 13. Plan ample travel time to arrive by 10 a.m.

Call 520-384-3397 for reservations or email Louise618@gmail.com by May 9.

Ph: 520-384-3397 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: Louise618@gmail.com
Fee: Tour is limited to 100 participants, cost $20 each.

4 Gather in the Park: Celebrate the History and Culture of the Sulphur Springs Valley - Festivities will begin at 9:30 a.m., with Miss Arizona singing the National Anthem at the Willcox Depot. Enjoy a Vintage Car Show, Music in the Park, roaming Mariachis, Arts and Crafts, Farmer's Market, Petting Zoo, Children's Crafts, hay rides, historic presentations, free museum admission, and more.

An all day celebration in Railroad Park and the Historic Railroad Avenue District of Willcox, Arizona.

Ph: 520-253-0247 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: Louise618@gmail.com

July

6 - 11 Peach Mania Festival - A celebration of Willcox Peaches, featuring sweet & juicy tree-ripened peaches! The annual Peach Mania starts with a delicious "All You Can Eat" Peaches & Pancakes breakfast served from 7:00 AM-10:30 AM each Saturday and Sunday. Take a free wagon ride and experience the fun of picking your own peaches! Enjoy free samples of peaches and dozens of peach products. Sit in the shade of our peach orchard and enjoy a slice of homemade peach pie or a bowl of homemade peach ice cream. Apple-smoked burger lunches will be served daily from 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM. Enjoy hot roasted sweet corn at our farm location. A perfect way to spend a memorable day with family and friends!

July-October - "U-Pick" Produce Season in the Willcox Area. The U-Pick farms offer nuts, fruits and vegetables, meats, honey, jellies, baked goods - everything from Apples to Zucchini. There are also Peach, Cider and Pumpkin Festivals.

Address: Apple Annie's Orchard , Willcox, Arizona
Ph: 520-384-2084 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.appleannies.com
Fee: Free

August

24 - 8 Apple Harvest Festival - Labor Day Weekend and two following weekends - Celebrate the peak of the apple season with tree-ripened Red Delicious, Golden Delicious and Rome Beauty apples. Experience the fun of picking your own apples, or select from already picked apples. Come early to enjoy the delicious "All You Can Eat" pancake breakfast served with hot apple topping or cider syrup, served each day from 7:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Apple-smoked burger lunches will be served from 11:30 AM – 3 PM. Free wagon rides will take you to the orchards for picking; Asian pears will also be available for picking. Homemade apple pies are baked fresh daily, and don't miss the delicious "apple crumb pie ice cream", made in our Amish ice cream freezer. Hot roasted sweet corn will be available at our farm location. 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM.

July-October - "U-Pick" Produce Season in the Willcox Area. The U-Pick farms offer nuts, fruits and vegetables, meats, honey, jellies, baked goods - everything from Apples to Zucchini. There are also Peach, Cider and Pumpkin Festivals.

Address: Apple Annie's Orchard , Willcox, Arizona
Ph: 520-384-2084 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.appleannies.com
Fee: Free

September

24 - 25 Salsa & Chile Festival - Enjoy the unique flavors of Arizona salsa, salsa tasting, salsa competition, up-pick salsa garden, you-pick vegetable garden. 8 am - 5:30 pm, weekends.

July-October - "U-Pick" Produce Season in the Willcox Area. The U-Pick farms offer nuts, fruits and vegetables, meats, honey, jellies, baked goods - everything from Apples to Zucchini. There are also Peach, Cider and Pumpkin Festivals.

Address: Apple Annie's Produce & Pumpkin , Willcox, Arizona
Ph: 520-384-2084 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.appleannies.com
Fee: Free

7 - 8 Cider Sip'n Celebration - U-pick tree ripened apples, cider & cider-based products, all-you-can eat pancake breakfast, pies, jams, jellies, free samples, crafts, free, 7:30 am - 5:30 pm.

July-October - "U-Pick" Produce Season in the Willcox Area. The U-Pick farms offer nuts, fruits and vegetables, meats, honey, jellies, baked goods - everything from Apples to Zucchini. There are also Peach, Cider and Pumpkin Festivals.

Address: Apple Annie's Orchard , Willcox, Arizona
Ph: 520-384-2084 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.appleannies.com
Fee: Free

14 - 20 Fall Pumpkin Celebration - Enjoy old-fashioned family fun picking your own pumpkins, fall vegetables and apples. Pumpkins of all sizes, shapes and colors will be available for picking in our huge pumpkin patch. We-pick pumpkins will be available at the pumpkin stand. Don’t miss Arizona’s newest and largest, absolutely amazing CORN MAZE; with 3 levels of difficulty it’s perfect for the entire family! Tons of fun for the whole family! Come early and enjoy a delicious "All-You-Can-Eat" pancake breakfast served from 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM, or partake in the Apple Smoked Burger lunch served from 11:30 AM – 4 PM; both meals are served at our orchard location. Don’t forget to bring your camera and a jacket, fall days can be quite cool here in Willcox!

Saturday and Sunday, last 2 weekends of September and the month of October.
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM.

July-October - "U-Pick" Produce Season in the Willcox Area. The U-Pick farms offer nuts, fruits and vegetables, meats, honey, jellies, baked goods - everything from Apples to Zucchini. There are also Peach, Cider and Pumpkin Festivals.

Address: Apple Annie's Orchard , Willcox, Arizona
Ph: 520-384-2084 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.appleannies.com
Fee: $3 fee includes hayride to pumpkin patch & childrens play area; 2 & under free.

October

25 - 29 Annual Rex Allen Days - PRCA rodeo, country fair, country music concert, General Willcox International Turtle Race, carnival, golf, horseshoe & softball tournaments, cowboy dances.

Address: Keiller Park , Willcox, Arizona
Ph: 520-384-2772 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.rexallendays.com

26 Cowboy Hall of Fame - Kick off for Rex Allen Days. Banquet and ceremony honoring present and past local men and women in the ranching industry.

Address: Community Center , Willcox, Arizona
Ph: 520-384-2272 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: willcoxchamber@vtc.net
Web: www.willcoxchamber.com/

15 Halloween Carnival & Awareness Fair - Children under 12.

Address: Community Center , Willcox, Arizona
Ph: 520-384-4777 (Always call and confirm events)

November

2 Holiday House Christmas Bazaar - Reception, sales, door prize, raffles, 5-8 pm.

Address: Elk's Lodge , Willcox, Arizona
Ph: 520-384-2542 (Always call and confirm events)

December

16 Christmas Crafters Square - A country crafts fair featuring handcrafted arts and crafts and quality reproductions. Art Show, door prizes and lost of fun.

Ph: 520-384-2272 (Always call and confirm events)

29 - 30 Annual Christmas Apple Festival - A country crafts fair featuring handcrafted arts and crafts and quality reproductions. Entertainment, door prizes and lots of fun. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.

Address: Community Center, 312 W Stewart St. , Willcox, Arizona
Ph: 520-384-2272 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.willcoxchamber.com/
Fee: Free

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Fort Bowie National Historic Site

Willcox serves as a starting point for your journey through the Magic Circle of Cochise. The road leads you to the ghost town of Dos Cabezas, as you head for Apache Pass and the Fort Bowie National Historic Site. This outpost marks the battles of the Indian Wars in the late 1880's.

Willcox, AZ Battlesites

Rex Allen Museum

The Rex Allen Museum and the Cowboy Hall of Fame pay tribute to Willcox, Arizona'

Willcox, AZ Museums


Cochise Stronghold

Cochise Stronghold stands as a monument to one of the greatest Apache Chiefs, Cochise who often hid in this box canyon. The Cochise Stronghold includes a 5

Willcox, AZ Monuments


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