Taste of Cave Creek 2014

Taste of Cave Creek 2014


Wednesday, October 15 from 5pm-10pm
Thursday, October 16 from 5pm-10pm

The Ryan Sims Band will be performing in the gazebo Wednesday & Thursday from 6 p.m. -10 p.m.

The Jake Dean Band will be performing in the beer garden Wednesday & Thursday from 6 p.m.-10 p.m.

Tequila Tasting, Wine Tasting and Beer Tasting, Margarita Challenge-This is going to be fun!


Stagecoach Village
7100 E. Cave Creek Road
Cave Creek, Arizona 85331

Entry tickets $10.00
Food & Drink tickets (sold at event) $2-$5
Children 12 and under free admission



Foothills Food Bank benefit - Charles Schwab Cup Championship

Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center to benefit from Charles Schwab Cup Championship’s Tickets Fore Charity program

Foothills Food Bank benefit - Charles Schwab Cup ChampionshipFoothills Food Bank and Resource Center will benefit from the 2014 Charles Schwab Cup Championship’s Tickets Fore Charity program. The tournament will be held at the Desert Mountain Cochise Course in Scottsdale October 29 through November 2, 2014.

As part of the charity ticket sales program, 100% of all proceeds are returned to organizations to support people in need. To build on past success, Foothills Food Bank created, “Challenge for the Cup,” to spur ticket sales and to earn an additional contribution from Charles Schwab of up to $12,000.

All ticket purchases made directly from Foothills Food Bank will automatically be entered in a drawing for prizes. To purchase tickets, send a check made out to Foothills Food Bank for the desired number of $20 tickets, or, send your charge card information to:

Foothills Food Bank
PO Box 715, Carefree, AZ 85377
Attention: Challenge for the Cup

Ticket buyers must include a return address with the order; tickets will be sent by mail, or call the food bank at 480.488.1145 to credit charge over the phone.

The Foothills Food Bank and Resource Center provides emergency food, financial assistance and other life necessities and resources to individuals and families in the desert foothills, which encompasses a 180-square mile area that includes Black Canyon City, Cave Creek, Carefree, Anthem, Desert Hills, New River, north Scottsdale and north Phoenix.

For more details on the Charles Schwab Cub Championship and the ticket sales program, visit Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center at


Desert Foothills Library Independent Film Festival 2014

Desert Foothills Library Independent Film Festival 2014
Award-Winners from Festivals Around the World

July 25:  Short Term 12 (R)                            
told through the eyes of Grace, a twenty-something supervisor at a group home for troubled teens -- passionate, tough and in love with her long-term boyfriend and co-worker, Mason. But Grace’s difficult past, her fierce independence and the arrival of a distraught new girl at the facility create complications that push Grace and Mason to the brink. In this unique love story the couple comes to embrace a surprising future together, discovering truth and humor in unexpected places. (96 minutes)


4th of July in Cave Creek 2014

buffalo chip 4th of july


July 3rd - Harold's Corral, The Buffalo Chip Saloon, and the Tap Haus will host the Fireworks Display for the Town of Cave Creek.  The event featuring a beautiful fireworks show is family friendly and starts at 5p.m. with live music, kids activities, food & drink specials at all three restaurants. Come on out and celebrate our country's birthday with us in Cave Creek!  Contact the venues at the links above to reserve seating.  The Carefree Resort & Conference Center along with the Cave Creek Merchants & Events Association are also sponsors of this event.

July 4th - It's Independence day at Frontier Town & The Smokehouse with a second day of family friendly celebration and fun including a jaw dropping firework show at sun down.  Come to the Smokehouse and get in the center of the action!

4th of July in Cave Creek 2014


Auction Tonight May 28th!

Come down to Cave Creek's new auction house, Cave Creek Auction at 6 p.m. , May 28th!

Auction May 28th

The Cave Creek Wednesday Night Auctions are Back !  These auctions are high energy & loads of fun with a huge variety of quality items. You never know what you will find! These auctions will be held every other Wednesday Night beginning on May 28th 2014 in the new air conditioned auction gallery. Registered bidders will enjoy complimentary wine and snacks. Don't miss the Fun!




Big Bronco Anniversary Sale Party!

Big Bronco Cave Creek Anniversary Sale

20% OFF ALL FURNITURE Up to 50% OFF selected items Specials throughout the store

SALE Begins For Serious Shoppers
And Continues Throughout The Weekend

Horses Will Be On Site
All proceeds to benefit Triple “R” Horse Rescue

Mini Horse Will Be On Site
All proceeds to benefit AZ Equine Rescue


This weekend live music at the Smokehouse

live music at the smokehouseJohnny Ray with Hit & Run this weekend at the Smokehouse!.  Johnny Ray and Hit& Run are straight from just playing at the SXSW music festival in Austin Tx, they will be in the Smokehouse's Pourhouse Friday 7-11, Saturday 6-10 & Sunday after NASCAR that starts at 1p.m. Saturday will also feature Jammin Jay Morton and his band from 11-3.  Ride your bike to the Smokehouse this weekend!


Cave Creek Auction Grand Opening

Edward-Hopper--Behind-the-TheaterCave Creek Auction plans grand opening in June, at the new "Wild West Mall".  This Event will feature fine art and estate finds including rare, very famous paintings like: Edward-Hopper--Behind-the-Theater.  Cave Creek Auction, which is relocating its headquarters to 6032 E. Cave Creek Road in Cave Creek, Ariz., will hold a grand opening on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 12:00 PM.



FOOTHILLS FOOD BANK, Chaz Lee & Pam DiPietroMortgage Burning

On Saturday, March 22, covered the burning of a $300,000 mortgage, which was paid off by an anonymous donor, at Foothills Food Bank and Resource Center. The beautiful celebration included a blessing of the building, the mortgage burning and a small party attended by donors, volunteers, residents, visitors and friends of the food bank. was thrilled and honored to cover this one-time event to commemorate the wonderful and precious gift bestowed on this amazing food bank, which serves the north valley communities.


Kars for Kids 2014

Kars 4 Kids 2014

Sunday March 16th 12pm - 4pm is the 5th Annual Karz for Kids will be held on the grass field at Carefree Church 5025 Carefree Hwy, Cave Creek. Entry fees are pre-reg $35, and $45 day of and 20$ for motorcycles.  Join us for a day of cars, cycles, trucks, classics and collectibles!  100% of the proceeds will benefit Kidslife, for children of all ages, summer camps, musicals, and festivals throughout the year. Live music and concessions will be on site.  Register at or just come to the show!  Kids bring your wheels and compete in the Kidz Klass!


Cave Creek Food Truck Festival

March 8th 3 - 9pm, The Town of Cave Creek will host the “Cave Creek Food Truck Festival” event in the parking lot behind the post office for a casual evening of gourmet foods, live band, Jake Dean Band, and of course spirits for everyone to enjoy. seize the opportunity to gather in the Town of Cave Creek’s first food truck event and dine with Arizona’s top chefs as they serve their gourmet cuisine right from their mobile truck! All proceeds will go directly to the Annunciation Catholic School in Cave Creek, Arizona.

Cave Creek Food TruCk FesTival


Fiesta Days Rodeo

5pm -10 pm with shuttle stops at Hogs n Horses, The Buffalo Chip, Harold's, Stagecoach Village and The Cave Creek Tap Haus. If you would like more information please call Patty Pollnow at 480.204.0140

fiesta days cave creek


Valentines Day at Harold's

Harolds, Cave Creek ,AZ  - Offers a great special and has one of our Featured Bands, Tennessee Whiskey Band playing 9pm - 1:30 am. 

valentines day at harolds cave creek


Running With The Bulls 2014

Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center to benefit from sixth annual Running of the Bulls USA.  Running With the Bulls has just chosen Operation Hawkeye to be its national charity.   It's an organization that honors fallen soldiers, war vets and military foundations.

cave creek running of the bulls

2014, Cave Creek, Arizona – The Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center will benefit from the sixth annual Running with the Bulls USA. The event will be held February 7-9, 2014 at the Hogs and Horses arena in Cave Creek, Ariz.

According to the food bank’s executive director, Pam DiPietro, Running with the Bulls USA has partnered with Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center to collect canned food during the festival. In addition to helping the extremely busy food bank, anyone who brings 25 cans or more will receive free spectator admission to the event.

Running with the Bulls USA offers 12 runs, family-friendly entertainment, a Battle of the Bands, festival exhibitors and cash prizes. In addition, a charity run will be held on February 7. Please read more for details...


Dessert Broom Library wants Music!

live music event at library cave creekSaturday, February 8
The the Desert Broom Library is looking for Musicians to join us the Second Saturday of every month from 2 PM to 4 PM for live Music at the Desert Broom Library. Music should be family friendly Acoustic, no PA system We encourage you to bring fliers, etc to advertise your group Thank you for Volunteering your time at the Desert Broom Library!


Polar Bear Ride 2014

polar bear run cave creek 2014Hogs and Horses and Steel Horse Saloon present the 2014 Polar Bear Ride on January 25th 2014.  For more information contact Hogs N' Horses at 480 488 2789.

10 a.m. Steel Horse

10:30 a.m. Hogs and Horses


Hogs N' Horses 2014 Hogs N' Horses -NEW YEARS EVE BOOT DROP!

Happy New Year !Hogs N' Horses - Cave Creek, Arizona, presents the first SOON TO BE FAMOUS, - NEW YEARS EVE 50ft BOOT DROP 2014!  Join us on the enclosed & heated outdoor patios to celebrate the 2014 New Year!  This event starts at 7:30 p.m. with T C's Wild West Show featuring trick riding, Native American Hoop Dancers and Live Music with the Pat James Band 9pm - 2am.  7pm - 10pm Hogs N' Horses will feature a Western Buffet and there will be a free Champagne toast at midnight!


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2014 Cave Creek Balloon Festival

The 5th Annual Cave Creek Balloon Festival returns Saturday, January 4th, 2014The 5th Annual Cave Creek Balloon Festival returns Saturday, January 4th, 2014.presented by Sanderson Lincoln & Ford, organized by Tonto Bar & Grill and Aerial Solutions.  3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday On the driving range of the Rancho Mañana Golf Course. Balloon Glow, Vendors, Live Music and more!  Entrance to event is on the corner of Spur Cross & Cave Creek Road. The shuttle will drop you off and pick you up. Ten percent of on line ticket sales proceeds will go to the Cave Creek Unified School District (CCUSD), and the school with highest ticket sales will receive an additional $500.

General Admission: $10 adults; $5 for ages 12 and under; children 2 and under enter free. General admission tickets are available online or at the gate. Purchase your tickets online, and support the school of your choice. Tickets available at:

Live entertainment includes:

  • thekards headline entertainment 7:30- 9:30 –
  • Rock the District – youth entertainers
  • Radio Host 96.3
  • Possible surprise artist visit!




Carefree Christmas Festival Friday, December 13, 2013 at 10:00 AM to Sunday, December 15, 2013 at 9:00 PM
Carefree, Arizona 6th Annual Christmas Festival.

CAREFREE, Ariz. - Right next to Cave Creek....Real snow in the desert, giant cacti glowing and twinkling in the night, and an electric light parade that weaves its way around one of the world’s largest sundials are just part of the fun at the weekend-long Annual Carefree Christmas Festival.  This annual event, which draws thousands, will be held in the picturesque Sonoran Desert community of Carefree, Arizona, on Fri., Dec. 13th through Sun., Dec. 15th.

A full slate of holiday activities, striking desert mountain scenery, plus sunny day-time weather that typically tops 70 degrees make the Carefree Christmas Festival a must-see event for visitors from around the country as well as the nearby Phoenix metro area.

Hogs N' Horses Grand Opening!

hogs and horses grand openingCome on down to Hogs'N Horses for the official GRAND OPENING this weekend!  Check out the muliti-level bars, live music, gun show, rodeo arena and of course get a picture of Harvey Wallbanger!  Come visit all weekend but Saturday night will be the big night....see you there!



cave creek teens singingCave Creek Teens Singing In Spirit for Music Education Nov 23rd 2013 at the Carefree Resort

Please help support this fantastic event promoting the upcoming talent in our town.  “Rock The District” is a community supported event featuring an evening filled with music from our student artists. This event also encourages children at the elementary schools and middle school in the community to become more involved in music education.

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2013 Cave Creek Wild West Days Highlights

Wild West Days Cave Creek barrel riderThank you to everyone who came out to the Cave Creek, Arizona Wild West Days 2013!  It was a truly awesome weekend!  

Events included live western shows from Six Gun Entertainment and their outlaw bands and live music everywhere, including Pick'o the Litter at the Buffalo Chip and  Pat James at Hogs & Horses (which opened just in time) Western themed action and competitions included a demonstration of the skills involved in taming wild horses, barrel racing, bull riding, mounted shooting, and fast draw competitions.

The opening ceremony occurred Friday at the Buffalo Chip.  From then on throughout the three day long celebration, visitors continually enjoyed great food served at places such as The Smokehouse and a variety of drinks at bars such as the Pour House in the middle of Frontier Town, an area full of westerners and vendors of western themed merchandise all weekend, extending into the "Blood Creek" lot west of Frontier Town.  Click "Continue Reading" for photos and continued coverage.


Cave Creek Cactus Classic

Cave Creek Cactus ClassicLook!  There’s a new western handle for the annual Cave Creek Bicycle Festival.  It’s still part of our effort to preserve the desert habitat, to protect more than 4,000 acres of pristine desert habitat.  

The event will take place on Saturday, Nov. 9th.  It will involve mountain bikers using their bike gears and muscle power to ride 24 miles through bike trails in two Maricopa parks.  Both adults and kids will be involved.  The kids’ race will feature an in-town mountain bike course as well as a “strider” course for kids as young as two.

Meet at 9 AM in Frontier Town.  Cost:  $55 before Wed., Oct. 30, $70 after that.  For more details, see