A Celebration of Historic 89A - 11:00am - 5:00pm Learn More...
The art show is an intricate part of the Walkin’ on Main Festival in Old Town Cottonwood. This street fair celebrates Historic 89A and the state of Arizona. The art show’s theme of Historic 89A explores traditional and contemporary artwork inspired by one of America’s most scenic routes - Arizona’s Historic State Route 89A.
Verde Valley winemakers and vineyards will host an outdoor wine tasting on Main Street. Participating wineries and vineyards include: Alcantara Vineyards, Page Springs Cellars, Javelina Leap Winery, the Jerome Winery and many more...
As several families found the valley to be rich in natural resources, they began to settle along the Verde River under the cottonwoods. Charles Willard (known as the father of Cottonwood) was among the first settlers that immigrated here, along with him his family. The homesteaders found a market for their crops, hay & grain in the mining towns of Camp Verde and Jerome...
Walkin' On Main has always been known for its entertainment. This year is no different! Prepare for an excellent day to share great music, exceptional art, and the best wine in the valley.
Art — Wine — History — Tours — Music
The Verde Valley will celebrate Historic 89A with "Walkin' on Main" on November 12th, 2016. The Old Town Cottonwood Historic District, which sits between Jerome and Sedona, will be blocked off from traffic. Two big tents will contain a juried art show, surrounded by the charming galleries, shops and local foods of Old Town Cottonwood. Live music plays throughout the day. The main stage will feature some the state’s best entertainers.
The 3rd Annual Cottonwood Historic Home and Building Tour in conjunction with Walkin' On Main. All proceeds benefit the City of Cottonwood Historic Preservation Commission.
“Old Town Cottonwood had its beginnings in the late 1800s, but fires destroyed all the early frame structures, including a boardwalk.”
“Old Town Cottonwood’s commercial district has nearly three dozen buildings that date back to the 1920s and 30s. In fact, Old Town has so much Prohibition Era flavor that the whole district is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.”