Experience all that Clarkdale has to offer by planning to attend one the annual events the town hosts. With so many events happening throughout the year you will see why Clarkdale is one of the best small towns in Arizona to visit.
Gem & Mineral Show
February + September
Join us for the bi-annual Gem & Mineral Show in Clarkdale Arizona (25 minutes from Sedona) in February and September of each year. Free Admission! This show is packed with vendors offering crystals, minerals, gemstones, jewelry, fossils, cabochons, findings, rock slabs, geodes and more. Daily raffles. Kids Corner.
IMAGE CREDIT: Mingus Gem & Mineral Club
Clarkdale Car Show
The Clarkdale Car Show is held annually in beautiful, historic downtown Clarkdale. There will be live music, beer, food and rally car races. On display you can view all years, makes and models of cars, trucks, sports cars, antique cars and street rods. Admission is free! Fun for the whole family.
IMAGE CREDIT: Town of Clarkdale
Concerts in the Park
June - September
The Town of Clarkdale Parks & Recreation Department has been providing free concerts to the community since 2001. Every concert is geared to provide an evening of family fun for all ages to enjoy. Concerts are performed from the Clarkdale Town Park Gazebo located at 1001 Main St. and are always FREE to the public. Our concert series runs from June through September and performances are two hours (times to be determined); with a 5-10 minute break at the halfway mark.
IMAGE CREDIT: Town of Clarkdale
Summer Block Party Series
June + August
Live music, food, beverages, neighbors meeting neighbors and fun times for everyone! The Clarkdale Downtown Business Alliance along with Town of Clarkdale and The Clarkdale Foundation sponsor the annual Summer Block Party series. Admission is free. Clarkdale Block Parties are on the last Fridays in June and August from 6pm until 9pm.
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Well, it's not really like Oktoberfest although there is beer involved. It's Clarkdale's unique event, a fall festival that is a street fair, concert, beer garden and a fun time for all. There will be food, drink, music, and activities for both kids and adults. Brought to you by the Clarkdale Downtown Business Alliance and The Clarkdale Foundation this tradition was started in 2014 and is going strong!
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Made in Clarkdale Art Show
This annual event features talented area artists working in all media including fine art, photography, jewelry, ceramics, and crafts. It’s a great opportunity to find very special one-of-a-kind holiday gifts.
IMAGE CREDIT: madeinclarkdale.org
Magical Christmas Journey
The Magical Christmas Journey™ to the North Pole begins at the Verde Canyon Railroad depot in Clarkdale. Seasonal treats and libation may be purchased and enjoyed while perusing the depot grounds rich with festive lighting and holiday décor. Luminarias light the Southwestern-style depot roofline and giant ornaments adorn the outdoor pergolas dripping with icicle lights. Santa’s elves entertain and tell the tale of the beautiful Princess Noel and Flurry the Christmas Eagle while songs of the season fill the air.
IMAGE CREDIT: Verde Canyon Railroad