Wickenburg—the oldest Arizona town north of Tucson—embraces the Old West. Located 40 miles northwest of North Peoria, Wickenburg has plenty of family-friendly events all year. Here is our round-up of Wickenburg happenings for April 2023.
18th Annual Cowgirl Up! Art from the Other Half of the West
March 31st - April 2nd (exhibition continues through September 3rd) | Desert Caballeros Western Museum
Cowgirl Up! is one of the country's biggest events for Western women artists. Artists, collectors and art enthusiasts come together to explore Western art. The opening weekend is a ticketed event, but stop by to experience the exhibition and sale now through Labor Day weekend.
2nd Annual Legends of the West PRCA Rodeo
April 1st & 2nd | Everett Bowman Rodeo Arena
Watch the pros put their skills to the test and compete in bull riding, saddle bronc riding, bareback riding, barrel racing, team roping, tie-down roping and steer wrestling. Gates open at 5 p.m. Saturday and the rodeo starts at 7 p.m. Gates open at 1 pm. on Sunday and the rodeo starts at 3 p.m. Buy tickets online at Wickenburg.bammtickets.com.
Spring Fling Sidewalk & Indoor Sales
April 7th & 8th | Throughout Wickenburg
Head to Wickenburg for the community-wide event and the opportunity to shop in Wickenburg. Check out the newest merchandise from area shops and sample menu items from local eateries.
Wickenburg's Wild West Run
April 8th | Sunset Park, 3020 W Wickenburg Way
Giddy-on-up to the Annual Wickenburg's Wild West Run! The race follows an out-and-back course. Options for a Half Marathon, 10K and 5K.
Metal Detector Training & Hunt
April 20th - April 23rd | Lost Dutchman's Stanton Gold Camp
Join other metal detector enthusiasts to get some training and then go searching for treasures. Located at 15650 W Stanton Road in Congress, about 25 miles north of Wickenburg. Register by April 10th.