by Marnie Uhl, President/CEO, Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce
In April, the Town of Prescott Valley hosts its annual EGGstravanza and Family Arts Festival coinciding with the Easter holiday, and this year will be Saturday, April 9, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The free event features arts vendors, inflatables, games, egg hunts, artwork from local schools, photos with the Easter bunny and more.
Contact Community Services at 928.759.3090 for more information.
The 44th annual Prescott Valley Days will be throughout the Entertainment District May 5 through May 8. Thursday night, the Ranch to Table dinner celebrates the ranching history of the Fain Family and the community.
The dinner, catered by Chef Jim Cabral and family, features a ranch culinary experience. This is a ticketed event; reservations can be made at www.pvchamber.org.
On Friday night, the Fiesta del Pueblo celebrating Prescott Valley’s Hispanic community takes place. Sponsored by Carnicería Azteca and Azteca Market, the event includes live music and bands, dancing, street tacos, traditional cantaritos and a beer garden. Festivities begin at 5 p.m.
Saturday starts with the annual Prescott Valley Days Parade presented by the Prescott Valley Early Bird Lions Club at 9 a.m., followed by the Bear Dash 5K Fun Run hosted by Bradshaw Mountain High School and the Humboldt Education Foundation.
At noon other activities start including a carnival, cosplay contest, open-air market place and food vendors and youth performances. Dancing through the Decades will be performed at 5 p.m. with Funk Frequency and at 7:30 p.m. with 90 Proof.
Sunday the carnival opens at noon. Events are free with the exception of the carnival, food and beverage concessions and the open-air marketplace vendors.
Team Up to Clean Up – 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Is a signature town and chamber event combing a free dump day with a community-wide cleanup on Saturday, May 14th. Hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Wrapping May events is the 2nd annual Rhythm and Brews to be held in the Entertainment District festival area behind Colt Grill on Saturday, May 21 from 5:30 to 8:30p.m. Food will be available for purchase; live music and dancing are on tap for this event sponsored by the Town of Prescott Valley and SignalsAZ, Talking Glass Media. For more information visit www.prescottvalley-az.gov/292/Community-Services or call 928.759.3090.