Things to do

Things to do in Wickenburg, AZ

Wickenburg, AZ is a town full of folklore and intrigue.  In the late 1800’s, the town was settled by a man named Henry Wickenburg who struck it big in the infamous 19th century gold rush that helped settle much of the western United States. Throughout it’s storied history, the town underwent a series of vicious raids by Native American tribes as well as drought, floods, Wild West outlaws, and much more, yet the town continued to flourish.  In the mid-1900’s Wickenburg became known as the “Dude Ranch Capital of the World” and still maintains it’s Old West feel through it’s ranches, rodeos and gold rush nostalgia.  Read below for all the exciting things to do in Wickenburg, AZ for your next visit to Los Viajeros Inn.

Los Viajeros Inn Wickenburg, Arizona

Wickenburg, AZ Rodeos and Ranches

Events in March

Wickenburg Beer Fest

Date and Time: Friday, March 6th, 2020, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM 

Location: E Apache St, Wickenburg, AZ,

About: Wickenburg Beer Fest will feature beer tastings, live music, food trucks, and a street market! Come have a great evening and make memories with family and friends! Admission is ONLY $20! This event benefits the animals at the Humane Society of Wickenburg. 

The Horse Sale at Rancho Rio 2020

Date and Time: Thursday, March 5th, 2:00 PM – Friday, March 6th, 10:00 PM 

Location: Rancho Rio Real Estate, 1325 N Tegner St, Wickenburg, AZ

About: Join Yost Events, Inc., and the National Team Roping Tour for the sixth annual Horse Sale at Rancho Rio! 

Desert Adventure Tour: Constellation Road

Date and Time: Tuesday, March 17th, 2020, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM 

Location: Desert Caballeros Western Museum, 21 N Frontier St, Wickenburg, AZ

About: DCWM offers great outdoor adventure tours that historically highlight “where it all began” for central Arizona. Pre-registered group participants check–in at 8:45 AM in front of the museum, where knowledgeable local guides begin a day of sharing stories, history, and lore connected with each destination.  

Cowgirl Up! 2020

Date and Time: Friday, March 27th, 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM 

Location: Desert Caballeros Western Museum, 21 N Frontier St, Wickenburg, AZ

About: Cowgirl Up! Art from the Other Half of the West returns to the Desert Caballeros Western Museum for the fourteenth year. Cowgirl Up! is a captivating exhibition and sale featuring original artwork by several women artists from across the nation.  

Rodeo Grounds

Throughout the year, enjoy our world famous Everett Bowman Rodeo Grounds, Wickenburg’s very own competitive style rodeo arena.  These grounds actually feature two arenas. The main lighted arena features covered seating for up to 1,500 people with food and beverage vendors and across the vendor stands, the grounds feature a an equestrian/show arena just nearby.  With large parking available including handicap parking and RV camp parking (with irrigation for water management), the Rodeo Grounds is welcome to any and all!

Click the link below to explore more and take in the sights and sounds of our world famous Wickenburg Rodeos during your next visit to Los Viajeros Inn!

Wickenburg, AZ Golf Courses

While Phoenix/Scottsdale have come to be known as the golf meccas of the Southwestern United States, Wickenburg has recently upped the ante.  With three amazing golf courses that come in at a very affordable price tag, golfers everywhere at every skill level can rejoice that this quaint, historic town is quickly becoming Arizona’s new golf destination.


Wickenburg Ranch Golf & Social Club

Wickenburg Ranch Golf & Social Club opened publicly to rave reviews in 2015 and while it has since turned private, it’s still ranked as one of the best golf courses in Arizona.  The price tag to golf at this esteemed course can still come in under $100 which when compared to Scottsdale and Phoenix, is clearly a bargain! This 71 par award-winning golf course features beautiful scenery, sweeping landscape and took over 7 years to groom. Not to be missed by avid golfers!


Los Caballeros

Los Caballeros is another option for things to do in Wickenburg, AZ. This 18 hole award-winning course (ranked as one of the top courses by Golf Advisor) also features an affordable price tag, beautiful scenic views and one of the most challenging par 5 holes in the state on lucky number hole 13. Located in the heart of the Sonoran desert on over 20,000 acres, Los Caballeros also has a rich history spanning more than 65 years.


Wickenburg Country Club

To round out a great weekend golf getaway in Wickenburg, AZ, check out Wickenburg Country Club. This classic club which is the self-proclaimed original championship course in Wickenburg, has been around for nearly 70 years and features a classic 71 par course set against breathtaking views.  Spend the day enjoying this classic club at the Hitching Post Bar & Grill located at the club.

For more information on these amazing local golf courses in Wickenburg, click on the Golf Advisor article below.

Other Wickenburg, AZ Things To Do/Attractions

With so many exciting attractions and things to do in Wickenburg, AZ, you will neve be short on entertainment on your next visit to Los Viajeros Inn.  Wickenburg offers performances at Del E. Webb Performing Arts Center and Saguaro Theater for arts and movie buffs. For outdoor enthusiasts, you’ll never be short on hiking trails (check out Vulture Peak!), horseback riding, golfing, roping/rodeos, and dude ranches. And for history gurus, the Vulture City Ghost Town and Mine, Historic Wickenburg walking tour, Henry Wickenburg historic home tours and more are sure to entertain. To explore more click the Chamber of Commerce link below, or simply stop by our Los Viajeros Inn front desk for a recommendation on our favorite things to do in Wickenburg, AZ.