Carefree’s 2018 Enchanted Pumpkin Garden

carefree-pumkin-carver.Featuring world renowned pumpkin carver Ray Villafane.

Carefree’s 2018 Enchanted Pumpkin Garden will be held October 19th – 28th with world-renowned pumpkin carver Ray Villafane hosting live pumpkin carving demonstrations in the Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion at the Carefree Desert Gardens. Enjoy FREE daily admission!


Wicked & WWD gunfight in Cave Creek

Frontier town in the middle of Cave Creek will be ground zero this season for many new exciting events.  Check out the flyer for details on this year's Halloween celebration called Wicked and the western events held on the property during the Cave Creek Wild West Days 2018. 

Cave cREEK halloween



Check back with us to find out more about this huge new addition to Cave Creek!  We will keep you posted!

Cave Creek Event of 2018


Foothills Empty Bowls Lunch & Art Auction

October 19 2018
Online auction will help feed hungry in need.  Proceeds to benefit Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center. 

Cave Creek Events BowlsCave Creek, Arizona – Friday, October 19, 2018, the annual Foothills Empty Bowls Lunch & Art Auction to honor World Hunger Day will be held at Harold’s Corral, Ariz., in Cave Creek, from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. The event is sponsored by Sonoran Arts League of Cave Creek, Ariz.  According to Pam DiPietro, executive director of Foothills Food Bank, an online auction will be on the food bank’s website,, giving people the opportunity to bid on 100 fine art and craft items donated by members and friends of the Sonoran Arts League.


Frontier Town July 4th Celebration!

Family-friendly fun planned from 9 AM-1 PM

Cave Creek, Arizona – Frontier Town, one of Arizona’s only remaining western town locales, will become a frontier water park on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 from 9 AM to 1 PM.

According to Marc Peagler, general manager of Frontier Town, the nearly 50-year-old property with feature an array of water attractions including a dunk tank, two slip-n-slides, water tag and a kids’ car wash.

“Frontier Town also will have a special area for little tots and a watermelon eating contest, water balloon toss and other activities,” says Peagler.  The activities are free to the public and there is plenty of parking.

Frontier Town, which is located at 6245 E. Cave Creek Road in Cave Creek, Ariz.;, is one of the oldest, most established western towns and shopping retail locations in Arizona.
4th-of-July 2018


Cave Creek Olive Oil Company invites you in this Summer!

Cave Creek Olive OilGET OUT OF THE HEAT!  Cave Creek Olive Oil Company celebrates its four-year anniversary here in Cave Creek!  Come visit them and get out of the heat and in to try some tasty vinegars and Olive oils!

“Balsamic vinegars and olive oils are heart healthy foods,” says owner Martha Bates. “Balsamic vinegars help to balance blood sugar, and aid in digestion. Olive oils help reduce the risk of heart disease, blood pressure, arthritis, osteoporosis, diabetes and obesity. In addition, they help keep the heart young and are good for the skin. We want to celebrate good health and excellent specials with customers by giving back for our many years of success in Cave Creek.”

Cave Creek Olive Oil Company, which is located at 6201 E. Cave Creek Road, can be reached at 480.595.3157. Orders can be made through the company’s website at


Cave Creek Fireworks July 4th 2018

Cave Creek Fireworks July 4th 2018


From earlier post:

2018 4th of July will be celebrated with fireworks on July 3rd from Harold's Corral in the center of Cave Creek at approx 15 min after dark.  Other near by firework shows are ; Anthem 10pm July 3rd...Have a safe 4th of July!


Big Earls Trash Bash 2018!

Who's ready to paaaarrrtty?!
Honestly, it's so hot. All people do is complain about the heat while dripping in sweat and having their legs stick to chairs. Everybody's bored, running out of things to do, we're all sick of complaining, and we're just ready to have some fun.

Big Earls Cave Creek Trash Bash 2018

Bites & Brews for Brooke

Brooke-Butler-Big-Earls-Cave-CreekBites & Brew for Brooke will be an amazing afternoon bringing the Cave Creek community together to support local business owners, Brooke and Collin, and Baby Navy and lessen the burden of rising medical bills for this amazing family.

Brooke Dallas (Butler), owner of Big Earls Greasy Eats in Cave Creek, is an Arizona native, born and raised in Cave Creek where she still lives today. After 5 years of pouring her heart and soul into her job at Big Earls Greasy Eats, she finally saved enough to purchase Big Earls and become the proud new owner in January 2017!

Brooke was rushed to the hospital as her airway began closing on her. She was gasping for her life and doctors had to perform an emergency tracheotomy on this otherwise healthy and vibrant young lady. Brooke is almost 8 months pregnant and remains a resilient warrior as she is now on bed rest until her daughter Navy is born. Brooke’s admirable high spirit and go with the flow attitude through this challenging event remain unwavering. The next few months will be difficult for Brooke and her husband, Collin as they focus on her breathing and the health of their unborn daughter. She is restricted from working as she stays in bed with a breathing humidifier to focus on her healing and the health of her baby. She will be getting surgery 7 months following birth to remove the trach and expand her airways so she can breathe on her own.

Brooke has always had a passion for people, service and community. She loves her hometown of Cave Creek, its residents and visitors. Her family, friends, pets and community make up her entire world. Energetic, charismatic, loyal, hilarious, generous and selfless are just a few words to describe Brooke’s beautiful soul.

Sunday, June 3, 2018
2:00 pm 5:00 pm
Harold’s Cave Creek Corral
6895 East Cave Creek Road
Cave Creek, AZ

Live DJ – Community Sponsored Silent Auction – BBQ Luncheon – Candy Bar Tickets ($40) available online & at the door.  All profits from this event will directly benefit the Dallas Family.


It's Summer at Filibertos!

Filiberto’s Cave Creek debuts Sassy Summer menu firsts... Homemade Mexican food offered at super summer prices cave creek mexican foodthrough August 31, 2018 at Filiberto’s Cave Creek.

• The Fili Salad: a tasty combination of lettuce, spinach, tomatoes, ham, grilled chicken, red cabbage, shrimp, sliced carrots and croutons for only $5.50
• A bean and cheese burrito with refried beans and cheese for just $3.50
• Mini taco madness: five mini tacos filled to the brim and a medium soda for only $7.99 (choice of one meat)
• Carne asada fries: French fries blended with guacamole, cheese, sour cream and carne asada for just $9
• Super nachos: a large platter of taco chips smothered in beans, sour cream, cheese, pico de gallo, guacamole and carne asada, all for $7.99

Filiberto’s Cave Creek, owned by parent restaurant holding company Montex, is located at 31414 N. Cave Creek Road. The hours of operation are Monday-Thursday and Sunday from 6 AM to 11 PM and Friday and Saturday, from 6 AM-12 PM. 480.488.3624.


The Fred Mitchim Band - Mountain View Pub

The Fred Mitchim Band will play live at the Mountain View Pub Cave Creek AZ April 14th 2018 6-10. Fred Mitchim will play sets of his original Texas blues - rock blues songs with image provoking lyrics and SRV like guitar solos.  Click the image for more and audio samples.

Fred Mitchim Band


April Show at Etania in Cave Creek

This month's Trunk Show is April 13 & 14th and features prominent jewelry artist, Geoffrey Brown.  Geoffrey is from Prescott and does amazing work!  He has been designing and manufacturing jewelry since the 1970's.  He loves the ornate designs of the Art Nouveau period and you can see those same flowing lines in most of his designs.  Geoffrey's work has been sold in Saks Fifth Avenue, the Phippen Museum and worn by movie stars and to White House events!  He works in gold or silver and can design something for you, so if you have some stones you need set or a piece of jewelry made, bring it in during the Trunk Show and he can work with you to make you something special!  Don't miss it, this is going to be special!  Here are a few designs you could see at the show! 

April at Etania in Cave Creek


Rock the District 2018

Cave Creek rock district

Come to Cave Creek to the Stagecoach Village and hear these young musicians ROCK! This yearly event features musical youth from the area playing amazing music.


The Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival 2018

Carefree Art and Wine 2018The Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival features more than 155 juried fine artisans from throughout the United States and abroad.  Artists will participate displaying paintings in oil, watercolor, pastel, acrylic, and ink; impressive small, medium and life-sized sculptures, sparkling hand blown glass, clay, metal, stone, wood, bronze, one-of-kind handcrafted jewelry, beautiful photography and much more!

This festival also combines fine art and fine craft with an elaborate collection of domestic and imported wines for tasting. For $10, patrons will receive an engraved souvenir wine glass with six tasting tickets; allowing them to enjoy their magnificent wine, while strolling through over 5,000 pieces of original artwork, all while the soothing sounds of live music float through the air.

The festival will take place in downtown Carefree, at the corner of Easy and Ho Hum streets. Hours are 10am to 5pm each day. Admission is $3.00 and free for Carefree residents. Parking is free all weekend.  All together, this event promises to be a weekend to forever remember.  January 20 Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


2018 Barrett-Jackson

January 13-21 in our neighboring town of N Scottsdale

Cave Creek Barrett JacksonEstablished in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions®, is the leader in collector car auctions and automotive lifestyle events.

Barrett-Jackson specializes in providing products and services to astute classic and collector car owners and automotive enthusiasts around the world. Barrett-Jackson produces The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions® in Scottsdale, Arizona; Palm Beach, Florida; the Northeast at Connecticut's Mohegan Sun and Las Vegas, Nevada, where hundreds of the most sought-after, unique and valuable automobiles cross the block in front of a global audience.

2018 features a charity car lineup you won’t believe! for events details.


New Stuff for the holidays at the Cave Creek Olive Oil Co.

New Stuff!!
These things are AMAZING!! They are our NEW Saddleback  signature chocolates. We just had these made with our premium olive oils and they come in the above four flavors. You gotta come give them a try!!

New Stuff

Don't forget to come stock up on all our goodies and get those points for your American Express cards!! Whoo hoo!! While you're here, grab those Christmas gifts while we got them!! They go fast!!

 Thanksgiving day,
Christmas will be here before we know it!!  We're ready for you!!   Come and get'em! :)

Book your Free Private Tasting Party!
"We would love for you come in and visit with us, but if you are out of town, you can still enjoy by ordering our excellent product line – online! Just head to our online store to click and stock your shelves with specialty goods from the Cave Creek Olive Oil Company.  If you are in Cave Creek drop by, relax and enjoy some classic western charm and friendly customer service while tasting our premium olive oils and balsamic vinegars."



Etania Trunk Sale!


Cave Creek Event Etania Trunk Show

Jennifer has displayed her work at the Hidden in the Hills show for many years, however, this year she will be showing her work exclusively at Etania!  She specializes in Sterling Silver jewelry. Each piece is hand forged and infused with positive energy and intentions.  Her jewelry is not only visually attractive but connects with buyers on an emotional level. 

 Jennifer's "Connection Collections" focus on universal messages that can be interpreted individually. She hopes that when you wear a piece of her jewelry, the intention will resonate into your conscious thought and it will improve the world around you. Not a bad thing to have in this crazy world these days!  

Please come in and see us.  Jennifer will be in the store from 3-5 pm today and tomorrow, as well as next Friday and Saturday.  She will be giving away a pendant, so please remember to register for that, as well! 


Thank you Veterans

Cave Creek Live thanks our Veterans.  Enjoy this beautiful day and celebrate the freedom held strong by our veterans.

cave creek veterans


Cave Creek's 21st Annual Hidden in the Hills Studio Tour

A signature event of our non-profit Sonoran Arts League, this year’s 21st Annual Hidden in the Hills Studio Tour features 174 artists in 44 studio locations throughout the scenic Desert Foothills communities of Cave Creek, Carefree and North Scottsdale!

Download a free map or customize your tour using our interactive map-building program!
Or, come pick up a Hidden in the Hills Artist Directory for just $5 at the League’s new Center for the Arts,
7100 E. Cave Creek Rd., Suite 144, at Stagecoach Village in Cave Creek.

Then tour artist studios from 10 am to 5 pm the last two weekends of November,
Friday through Sunday, Nov. 17-19 and Nov. 24-26! Admission is free!


Watch artists create their original pieces, and get inspired by a mix of vibrant colors,
earthy textures and a range of styles ranging from Western to whimsical!


Whether you’re a seasoned collector or you’re looking to find the perfect holiday gift
of fine art, this free, self-guided tour is not to be missed!