Cave Creek is located in Maricopa County just north of Phoenix between Wickenburg and Carefree along Interstate 17 near Lake Pleasant and Bartlett and Horseshoe reservoirs.
Cave Creek is part of the Phoenix-Mesa, Arizona metro area.
Cave Creek has a unique and colorful history. The town was settled in the 1870s, and incorporated as a town in 1986.
The Desert Foothills area offers a number of fun and interesting attractions. A visit to an old fashioned 1883 gold mine or a museum offers visitors a look at the local history of Cave Creek and the surrounding area. The Cave Creek Museum offers a look at local history with displays of Indian artifacts and pottery, cowboy memorabilia from the Old West, and items from the gold rush days. There are also many local ranches that offer lodging with horseback rides as well as other entertainment.
Art Blue Coyote Gallery | Wild West Desert Tours |
Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns Lazy H. Ranch Bed & Breakfast | Sleepy Hollow Bed and Breakfast | Arizona's Singing Cowboy |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Leland's House of Fine Food |
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04/12 Coming to The area
National Festival of the West Scottsdale AZ March21-24 Nation Festival of the West is the country's largest celebration of the Old West and the American Cowboy.
Arizona Renaissance Festival Apache Junction AZ March30-31 In addition to village street and pathway events, the Festival has twelve stages of ongoing shows performing every half-hour. From the daily opening ceremony to the closing cannon shot, every Festival minute and every Festival acre is filled with mirth, merriment and marketplace exhibitions.
Marana Main Street Festival Marana AZ April6 Located downtown at Marana Main Street and Civic Center Drive, between the Marana Municipal Complex and the Marana Health Center. There will be:
Concert (Saturday night),
Pancake breakfast (Sunday), and
RV boondocking (Friday-Sunday).
10th Annual Polish Festival Phoenix AZ April13-14 Authentic Polish food, beef, raffle, live entertainment, fun activities for kids.
Prickly Pear Festival Superior AZ August24 The historic copper mining town of Superior hosts a new prickly pear festival featuring a morning “how to pick and juice ‘em” class by Jean Groen.
St. George Feast of the Middle East Phoenix AZ October4-6 Enjoy Kibbee,(Ground Meat and Burghul Mixture)that is virtually the national dish of any Middle Eastern country, very lean beef or lamb are finely ground and mixed with cracked wheat and spices, then baked in olive oil. Also Shish Kabobs and Chicken Shawarma. Watch the St George Dancers.