Verde Canyon Railroad takes you on a ride through 20-miles of untouched wildlife, Red Rock beauty and 100 years of history. Watch from the window of your refurbished train car or from open-air viewing cars and enjoy a picturesque setting.
What better way to explore the Verde River than to have a local resident show you its most historic and cultural assets? The Clarkdale Kayak Company offers a trip down an exclusive stretch of the Verde River and is a truly local experience.
Every summer, the Clarkdale Downtown Business Alliance hosts a series of free block parties in a celebration of hometown pride; featuring great food, drinks and entertainment by their local businesses and restaurateurs.
From June to September, the Town of Clarkdale hosts evening concerts at the gazebo in the historic Town Park. These free concerts cover a wide variety of genres, and typically draw crowds of over 400 to the community.
This event highlights the Clarkdale community and the Verde Valley at large with a goal of offering the finest Arizona wineries, breweries, spirits and restaurants while showcasing homegrown products for locals and visitors to enjoy.
One of the world’s most renowned collections of copper art and artifacts, this museum has over 5,000 works of art and architecture – spanning from 3500 B.C. to the present day. Visitors are able to touch the artifacts and even bring their pets!
For over 30 years, Made in Clarkdale has fostered the growth of local artists at all skill levels. It is perhaps most famous for its “Made in Clarkdale Art Show”, an ever-expanding, annual exhibit that features over 50 local artists.