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annual events

A quirky event for every month.
Check out all of Bisbee's annual events below. 
Historic Home Tour & Chair Auction

Historic Home Tour & Chair Auction

November

The Bisbee Woman’s Club presents some of the most interesting, unique and historic homes in Bisbee. Tour stunning homes over Thanksgiving Day Weekend.

B.R.A.T.S. Parade

B.R.A.T.S. Parade

October

Bisbee Rolling Arts Transportation Society is a ragtag posse of creatives who build gravity-powered art carts that roll through the streets of Bisbee.

Bisbee 1000 The Great Stair Climb & Craft Beer Festival

Bisbee 1000 The Great Stair Climb & Craft Beer Festival

October

The most unique physical fitness challenge (or friendly fitness walk) in the USA! Bisbee 1000 The Great Stair Climb is arguably one of the most unusual and challenging events in the world. The 4.5-mile course features nine staircases (over 1000 total steps) connected by winding roads. While enjoying the challenge, runners and walkers alike see some of the most scenic parts of Old Bisbee. Take a delightful journey up the stairs and down the roadways in Europeanesque Bisbee!

Brewery Gulch Daze

Brewery Gulch Daze

September

Every Labor Day weekend come participate in fun mining, mucking events and much more in the Gulch. Come join in on some rowdy fun!

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Pirates of the High Desert

Pirates of the High Desert

August

The high seas meets the high desert for this city-wide 3-day costume event. Come dressed as pirates and mermaids. Take part in events such as pub crawls, costume contests, magic and music shows and more.

Copper City Classic Vintage Baseball Tournament

Copper City Classic Vintage Baseball Tournament

April

America’s favorite pastime comes alive in vintage style. Teams are dressed in period uniforms. A fundraiser for the Historic Warren Ballpark.

Bisbee Chocolate Tasting

Bisbee Chocolate Tasting

February

Bisbee’s commercial and home bakers donate 1000’s of pieces of chocolate delicacies for ticket holders at this very popular event, now past it’s 30th year. Guests also have a chance to participate in a Silent Auction and throw their names into a Raffle.

GATS-B: ROARING 20's, Labor Day Weekend

GATS-B: ROARING 20's, Labor Day Weekend

Bisbee Wide At All Participating Establishments. Take a walk down Main Street and feel as if you have been transported to 1922. Snap, slide, giggle and buzz your way around.

Sidepony Express Music Fest

Sidepony Express Music Fest

November

A three-day showcase of emerging independent musical artists in one of the most quirky, colorful and inspiring places on earth…none other than Bisbee, Arizona.

Vintage Bisbee Wine Tasting

Vintage Bisbee Wine Tasting

October

Food, fun, wine and music. Bisbee Rotary Club fundraising event to support High School students.

Blues in Bisbee

Blues in Bisbee

September

A benefit for Easterseals Blake Foundation. Live blues music, dancing, food, drinks and more. Come shake your money maker!

Bisbee Garden Tour

Bisbee Garden Tour

September

Annual Labor Day weekend fundraiser to support the beautification of public spaces in the City of Bisbee. Get a glimpse of home and garden spaces in the many neighborhoods of Bisbee!

4th of July Coaster Races, Parade & Fireworks

4th of July Coaster Races, Parade & Fireworks

July

For more than a century, Bisbee has celebrated the Fourth of July with parades, sporting contests, patriotic events, dances, picnics and fireworks. This is Bisbee’s annual homecoming weekend for families to gather and picnic in the park and celebrate America’s freedom.

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MAKE Youth Arts Festival

MAKE Youth Arts Festival

March

Each year in the month of March, CSP celebrates National Youth Arts Month with the MAKE Youth Arts Festival. It is an all-day arts festival for children from age 3 to 17 which provides interactive, multidisciplinary hands-on artmaking at no cost to families. MAKE also celebrates art created by young people with the Youth Art exhibit.

New Years Eve

New Years Eve

January

Ring in the New Year with Bisbee! The end of the holiday season goes out with a bang here. People come far and wide to celebrate in style. Look for themed parties thrown at local venues for a roaring good time.

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Mariachi Festival

Mariachi Festival

November

Come and listen to a great lineup of multi-talented Mariachi Groups and beautiful Folklorico dancers from throughout the Southwest perform at the Annual Bisbee Mariachi Festival. Proceeds will benefit the Bisbee Coalition for the Homeless.

Plein Air Festival

Plein Air Festival

October

Join other artists in painting Old Bisbee’s historic architecture, sprawling staircases, vintage streets, industrial mining remnants, and colorful homes set amidst the scenic Mule Mountains to compete for prize money.

Car and Bike Show

Car and Bike Show

September

The Boys & Girls Club of Bisbee would like to invite you to support the Boys and Girls Club of Bisbee by participating in our 12th annual benefit car and bike show to be held on Saturday, September 3rd (Labor Day weekend). Once again, our event will be held on Arizona Street in the Warren District of Bisbee. On hand will be food and merchandise vendors, DJ, exotic vehicles, and lots of stuff to raffle off. Mornings Café will be serving up their delicious menu, and the Boys and Girls Club will have lots of children’s activities.
If you have any questions regarding the show, feel free to contact me either by email aflores@bgcbisbee.org or by calling 520-432-3010.
Check us out on our two Facebook pages: “Cars & Bikes at the Vista” also “2019 On The Streets of Bisbee Cars Bikes & Racers”
* PDF versions of Car Show & Vendor registration is located on our website https://www.bgcbisbee.org/events

Altered Books Show

Altered Books Show

August

The Altered Books Event is a benefit for the Copper Queen Library in Bisbee. Artists from near and far enter incredible work in a Silent Auction.

Bisbee Pride

Bisbee Pride

June

Annual Bisbee Pride 3 day Festival held father’s day weekend each year. Come celebrate with the LGBT community in Bisbee with fun events, music, pool party, parade and more.

Return of the Turkey Vultures

Return of the Turkey Vultures

March

Return of the Turkey Vultures is a celebration welcoming back the migrating birds to Bisbee. Always the second weekend in March because that is usually when they start showing up!

Farmer's Markets

Farmer's Markets

November

Every Saturday head over to Vista Park in the Warren District and/or to the San Jose at La Ramada off Naco Highway to enjoy music, local food and craft vendors.

In Vista Park in Warren: facebook.com/Bisbee-Saturday-Market
At La Ramada in San Jose: facebook.com/bisbeefarmersmarket