Special Events

Enjoy special events throughout the year, including the Fourth of July Celebration, Veterans Day, Oktoberfest, Movies and Concerts in the Park, and the Christmas Tree Lighting and Old World Santa’s in December. Find dates and events here.

Wine, Beer & Spirits Fest

Sample pours from some of Arizona's top wineries, craft distilleries, and craft breweries at the 4th Annual Wine, Beer & Spirits Fest, May 29, 2021. Take on the Sky Islands Summit Challenge in the morning, then enjoy an afternoon in Veterans Memorial Park, enjoying wine, food, and music.

Christmas in July

Come and get a bit of winter fun in the middle of summer! The Christmas in July craft bazaar is scheduled for Saturday, July 10, 2021. Vendors will display their wares from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Ethel Berger Center (EBC) and admission is free. Vendors may submit applications as early as May 3 by stopping by the EBC.

Art in the Park

Art in the Park showcases work from some of the West's finest artists and craftspeople in large art event. Held in Veterans Memorial Park, October 2-3, 2021, free admission. Shop the art booths then relax at Vineyards in the Park, a new wine-tasting venue, held on Saturday, October 2 only, sponsored by the City of Sierra Vista.


Interested in hosting an event in one of Sierra Vista's parks or city streets? Is so, you'll need to apply for a permit. Questions? Email the Events Permits staff.

Community Event

A Community event includes events that appeal to a broad range of ages and interests, such as cultural, artistic, educational, or entertainment events, or one that combines two events such as a race along with an exhibition in the park. Download the Community Event Info Packet and a Community Event Permit Application.

Organized Competitive Event

An Organized Competitive Event includes any event that takes place on public property, including parks, streets, and sidewalks that is open to the general public and appeals to a broad range of ages and interests, and offers a competitive athletic tournament or physical fitness event with prizes awarded. The event could be for fitness, education, or entertainment. If your competitive event also includes an exhibition in a park, please use the community event application instead. Download the Organized Competitive Event Info Packet and Organized Competitive Event Permit Application.