Sedona March Events

Author: Antoniya Zorluer
| February 16, 2016
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A short list of noteworthy events in Sedona in March. Hope to see you there!

March 4-6:

The Sedona MTB Festival is 3-day mountain bike celebration that will include a Main Expo/Festival, Bike Demos, Shuttled Rides, a Beer Garden, great Bands for (2) nights and a whole lotta sweet RED SINGLETRACK! We are already working to make the 2016 Sedona Mountain Bike Festival bigger and better than last year. While the core of the event and the vibe will remain the same we do have some tricks up our sleeve for this year.

March 10-13:


Deepen your practice and tap into ancient wisdom with three days of yoga, music and energy work in the undisputed spiritual center of the West. The flexible conference structure gives you an unparalleled opportunity to weave your own experience in the richly colored cultural and natural tapestry that is Sedona.

March 12:


On Saturday, March 12 along Jordan Road in Uptown Sedona. Free event presented by Sedona Main Street Program, NAU Parks and Recreation Program, Sedona Green Team. Parade starts at 10:30 a.m.; Free Festival follows until 3:00 p.m.

Starts March 12

2nd Saturday Art Walk in “Old Town” Cottonwood

Historic “Old Town” Cottonwood is the hot new dining and entertainment district in the Verde Valley. The Second Saturday Art Walk is just another reason to make sure you experience it while you are here in the Verde Valley.On the second Saturday of each month, the art galleries, wine tasting rooms, and restaurants gear up to give you a good time with art exhibitions, music and entertainment, and great food from 6pm – 9pm in the vibrant new Old Town.

March 19 – 20

Verde Valley Archaeology Fair

The Fair features archaeology-themed programs and interactive activities for the whole family.Activities created and presented by archaeologists, educators and other specialists will include archaeology methods demonstrations and exhibits on pottery sherd identification, stone tools, excavation tools and techniques, prehistoric astronomy techniques and rock art methods and meanings. There will also be various informational booths including the Arizona Site Steward Program, the Oakcreek Watershed Council, Friends of Verde River Greenway, Friends of the Well, and the Yavapai-Apache Nation.

March 19 -20

Camp Verde Spring Heritage Pecan & Wine Festival

The Spring Heritage Pecan and Wine Festival is an annual celebration of Camp Verde’s pecan growers and wineries. The Festival includes nut and wine tastings, vendors, and music plus events, activities for all ages, and more! The Festival includes a variety of events: the Camp Verde Pecan & Wine Festival, Verde Valley Archaeology Fair,  Verde River Runoff canoe and kayak race, and a host of activities surrounding Arizona State Parks Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month. Admission to all events is free.

March 19

Verde River Runoff

The Verde River Runoff is a 5 and 10 mile, canoe and kayak race on the Verde River in Camp Verde, Arizona held in March. It is organized by the Verde River Valley Nature Organization ( This race is modeled after the very successful Northern Arizona University’s Verde River Canoe Challenge that was held from 2000 to 2011.The race start is just off Route 260, at White Bridge Park just east of Camp Verde, AZ.

March 31, April 1 & 2:

These annual Oak Creek Canyon History Tours are led by Paul Thompson, grandson of pioneer homesteader Jim Thompson, the Sedona area’s first permanent Anglo settler who arrived in 1876. Tour in a small luxury coach while Paul explains 20+ homesteads, squatters sites, and historic locations including stops at Bear Howard’s cabin, Purtymun’s Cave Springs kitchen, and the Thompson springhouse, among others. Tours from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. $50 for Sedona Historical Society/Museum members, $55 for non-members.
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