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 October 2022.
Vulture City ParaCon III
Friday, October 7th through Sunday, October 9th | Starts 1 p.m. Friday
The third Vulture City ParaCon brings paranormal investigators and more to Vulture City Ghost Town in Wickenburg. General admission is Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Book online in advance. VultureCityParaCon.com
Wickenburg Breast Cancer Network Golf Tournament
Saturday, October 8th | 3 p.m.
The 9-hole scramble begins at 3 p.m. at Wickenburg Golf Club, 1420 N. Country Club Drive. Proceeds fund mammograms and diagnostics for under- and uninsured women and men. $60 per player includes dinner and entertainment. WickenburgChamber.com
14th Annual Wickenburg Walks to Boot Breast Cancer
Sunday, October 16th | 7 - 10 a.m.
Join the Wickenburg Breast Cancer Network for the 14th annual walk. All ages are welcome to enjoy the easy-paced walk through historic downtown Wickenburg and scenic Simpson's Ranch. Costumes encouraged. Adults, $35. Register online at WickenburgBootsBreastCancer.org.
Cattle Drive: Season Kickoff
Sunday, October 16th | 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Join the Flying E Ranch cowboys and 96.3 Real Country to experience the true west as the ranch hands round up stray cattle. $250 to participate in the cattle drive and get dinner. Add a dinner guest for $40. FlyingERanch.com
23rd Annual High Desert Golf Classic
Saturday, October 22nd | 9 a.m.
The 23rd Annual High Desert Golf Classic is at Los Caballeros Golf Club, 1551 S. Vulture Mine Road. The last day to sign up is Friday, October 14. The four-person scramble with a reverse shotgun start is at 9 a.m., followed by an awards luncheon. Sign up at WickenburgChamber.com.