Enjoy these Fall Festivals and Celebrations this Weekend in the Verde Valley!
Fall Fest at Slide Rock, Ales on Rails, Clarktoberfest, and Sedona Book Festival
Wow, the weather forecast for Sedona, Arizona and the Verde Valley is looking great for this weekend. To accompany the great weather “Ales on Rails” at the Verde Canyon Railroad, “Fall Fest” at Slide Rock State Park, and the Clarktoberfest all take place this weekend as well! For all you avid readers and inspiring authors the Sedona Book Festival will also be taking place. See below for more information on these highlighted festivals and events, if you would like to see all the fun things to do in Sedona and the Verde Valley please visit our Events Page for Sedona, Arizona and the Verde Valley! Have a great weekend!
Fall Fest at Slide Rock State Park
October 4th, 2014 (9:00 am – 3:30 pm)
Don’t miss the Annual Fall Fest at Slide Rock State Park! The Park’s history comes alive as it celebrates ‘Homecoming at the Homestead’ with the original apple sorting machine in action, along with talks, live music, demonstrations and exhibits in the 1932 apple packing shed. Featuring the annual bake sale and silent action. Your state park entry fee gets you into this event. For more information on this Sedona event please visit Slide Rock State Park.
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Ales on Rails at the Verde Canyon Railroad - Clarkdale, AZ
October 2nd – 5th, 2014 (Starting at 11:00 am)
Don’t miss “Ales on Rails” every Thursday through Sunday in October at the Verde Canyon Railroad. The fun starts at the depot on those day at 11:00 am! Even the railroads beer, brats, sauerkraut, pretzels and strudels are dancing the polka. Of course it wouldn’t be a true German celebration without a wide selection of flavorful beers and once again Verde Canyon Railroad delivers the finest. They showcase local rich-crafted ales, lagers, porters and stouts; an array of flavors to match the pageantry of color that awaits in the Canyon. For more information on this event or to purchase tickets aboard the train that departs at 1:00 pm please visit the Verde Canyon Railroad.
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Clarktoberfest – Clarkdale, AZ
October 4th, 2014 (12:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
Clarkdale’s Entertainment District will be hoppin’ on Saturday!, Main Street will be blocked off in the Historic Business District between 9th and 10th Street. A beer garden, wine area, food, arts and crafts booths, live music will make this a day-long destination for locals and visitors alike. Featured entertainment: Izzies, Janice Paul Combo and Cooper State Collective.
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2014 Sedona Book Festival
October 4th, 2014 (9:00 am – 5:00 pm)
The 2014 Sedona Book Festival will be held at the Sedona Elks Lodge, says Joe Neri, founder and organizer of this popular annual event to celebrate books and reading, and sponsored by The Well red Coyote bookstore. As in previous years, the Festival will be an all-day event, featuring local and regional authors, publishers, organizations and others affiliated with books and reading. There will also be author presentations throughout the day. For more information please visit The Well Red Coyote.