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Arizona Wild West Festival

March 11-13, 2016 in Cave Creek, AZ

Arizona Wild West Fest, Arizona’s newest western/music festival, will take place March 11-13, 2016 in Cave Creek, Ariz. This one-of-a-kind event will feature a number of first time, signature, family-friendly activities:

 Arizona Wild West Fest 2016

- Kickin’ ‘n Pickin’: western, country western and southern rock bands battle for the top title as the best local western band around. The two-day music event, which will be judged by music professionals, will conclude with a prize for the winning musical act. Locations: The Horny Toad, Hideaway Grill, Local Jonny’s, Silver Spur and Harold’s

- Guns of Anarchy: top gunfighter performers from around the U.S. will compete during a two-day competition for first, second and third place cash prizes, the largest purse in the West; professionally judged. Performances take place on the new permanent outdoor western stage at the Buffalo Chip Saloon & Steakhouse

- Cowpokes ‘n Little Folks: a western play zone for young and teen children that will feature western fun

- Rope & Chrome: the first western motorcycle contest to showcase the most imaginative western dressed motorcycles and their western dressed riders, among other activities; at the Roadhouse

- Visions of the West: a western/Indian art show at Stagecoach Village

- Rock the District: teen bands play their best music for the crowds at Big Earl’s Greasy Eats

- Elegance in History: contestants showcase their best in period correct wardrobe. In addition, living history characters will come to life and share their characters; professional judging at the Buffalo Chip Saloon & Steakhouse

- Bust the Dust: Action as professional stuntmen compete on an obstacle course for a prize and bragging rights (Hogs & Horses)

- Single Action Shooter Society (SASS): an international organization created to preserve and promote the sport of cowboy action shooting. SASS members, who share a common interest in preserving the history of the Old West and competitive shooting, will demonstrate their skills and help event visitors interested in learning to shoot; at The Horny Toad

- Battle with the Saddle: Western rodeo professionals compete for top bragging rights

- Bullets & Beauties: Women are invited to show off their best western wear (whatever they like best) for the chance at a prize; at the Hideaway Grill with judging by the Hideaway, Pink Cadillac and Sonoran Beauty

- Show your Patriotism: American Legion showcases patriotic flags and related activities along with a pancake breakfast

And other western entertainment.