22nd Annual Camp Verde Pecan & Wine Festival Returns This Month

The 22nd annual Camp Verde Pecan & Wine Festival returns to Downtown Camp Verde on Saturday, March 18 through Sunday, March 19 for another exciting celebration of the area’s best local wineries and pecan growers. 

Hosted by the Verde Valley Wine Consortium and the Town of Camp Verde, the free, two-day festival will feature 16 Arizona wineries, a Pecan Pie contest, a Budweiser beer garden, food trucks, live music and over 70 local artisans. 

This year’s scheduled entertainers who will kick off the event include International Blues Challenge Winner Eric Ramsey, the Tommy Dukes Band and Thunder and Lightning, while Chicago Bob & The Blues Squad and Sky Daddy will wrap up the festival on Sunday. 

Sixteen of the best local wineries within the Verde Valley that will be in attendance to pour their newest releases by the glass, bottle and case include:

  • 1764 Vineyards
  • Alcantara Vineyards
  • Arizona Stronghold Vineyards
  • Bodega Pierce
  • Burning Tree Cellars
  • Caduceus Cellars/Merkin Vineyards
  • Clear Creek Vineyards
  • Cove Mesa Vineyard
  • Da Vines Vineyard
  • High Lonesome Vineyard
  • Laramita Cellars
  • Oak Creek Winery
  • Page Springs Cellars
  • Salt Mine Wine
  • Southwest Wine Center
  • Su Vino

Camp Verde Pecan & Wine Festival is held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 18 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 19 at 75 E. Hollamon St. in Downtown Camp Verde. Entry to the festival is free for all ages, while wine tasting tickets for attendees 21+ are available for $20 in advance at verdevalleywine.org or on Eventbrite here. Tickets will also be available at the door on the day of the festival for $25 per person. Tickets include a commemorative glass provided by the Arizona Office of Tourism and six wine tasting tickets. Additional wine tasting tickets will be available for purchase at the event.

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