AUGUST 14, 2013
Cowpokes ‘n Little Folks offers fun for children and families during Wild West Days on November 2 in Cave Creek
CAVE CREEK – Wild West Days, Arizona’s largest western venue and a Cave Creek signature event, will host an exciting new activity area for children and families on Saturday, November 2 from Noon – 4 p.m., Cowpokes ‘n Little Folks, in downtown Cave Creek.
The venue will feature scheduled shows by Detour Company Theater, Adaptive Force Performing Arts – one of Arizona’s top performing studios– the Prescott Regulators & Their Shady Ladies, Guns of the Round Table, the Buffalo Soldiers will give a presentation and Bob Roloff, the Arizona Duuude, who will demonstrate rope tricks. In addition, the kids’ area will feature birds of prey and a cash vault for the chance to win great prizes and discounts. In addition, kids will enjoy Ride the Orb. Orbs are large flexible bubbles that make it possible to safely float, walk, run, roll and jump on the surface of water without getting wet.
Wild West Days will be held from November 1-3, 2013 throughout the Town of Cave Creek. The three-day venue features non-stop family entertainment, the Gun Down by Sundown, mutton bustin’, a period costume competition, music, period vendors, encampments, living histories and arena activities that have made Wild West Days a renowned annual western experience. This year’s title sponsor is Sanderson Ford and Sanderson Lincoln on Bell Road.
This year’s Wild West Days features the third annual Gun Down by Sundown. Led by the town’s entertainment company, Six Gun Entertainment, LLC, the two-day event will feature gunfighter groups from throughout the West that will perform in a gunfight competition all day long, on November 2 and 3.
Other exciting Wild West Days activities include:
• Western parade (Saturday): numerous non-vehicular entries bring the true spirit of the west to Cave Creek visitors
• Bathtub races (Saturday): Homemade bathtubs race down the street for the grand prize
• Pig races (Saturday): pigs race as fast as they can to show their personal best to festival visitors
Wild West Days, now in its 10th year, is an annual experience hosted by the Cave Creek Merchants & Events Association. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit local non-profit and horse-related organizations, which help to preserve the community’s Western heritage. A comprehensive list of scheduled events and activities will be updated at: www.wildwestdayscavecreek.com.