Kiwanis Splash Park Is Open For Summer Fun


The Town of Carefree opened the Kiwanis Splash Park for its third season April 1. Located in the Carefree Desert Gardens, the Kiwanis Club of Carefree donated the funds so that local families and their children could have a place to escape the heat while enjoying the beautiful surrounding views of Carefree. In keeping with […]

Balloon Festival To Celebrate Red, White & Blue


The time has come to light up the desert sky at the Cave Creek Balloon Festival. Guests will enjoy great live bands, massive glowing balloons, a firework show and a celebration of a red, white and blue on Memorial Day weekend. The ninth annual event takes place 5:30–10pm Saturday, May 26, at Rancho Mañana Golf […]

Join Your Neighbors For Food, Music & Fun


The Town of Carefree, in the spirit of friendship and celebration, will hold its inaugural Community Block Party Saturday, April 7, from 3pm to 7pm. The Block Party will take place in Downtown Carefree along Easy Street and the Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion. Carefree residents, Foothills neighbors, businesses and nonprofits of the Town are all invited […]

Caring Corps Set To Host Annual Fundraiser


Proceeds will support elderly independence services Area residents are invited to an evening of epicurean delights for a good cause, as the Foothills Caring Corps presents its 14th Annual Taste of Foothills Fundraiser, March 15. The Taste of Foothills Fundraiser helps support the Caring Corps’ mission to promote elderly independence and is a vital contributor […]

Art Of The Earth – Can You Dig It‽


By Kathryn M. Miller — Africa, Brazil, China, Madagascar, Peru, Vietnam — these are just a few of the far-flung locales that Wayne Helfand, president of Rare Earth Gallery in Cave Creek, explores to purvey for his gallery. It’s more than just a job for Helfand. It’s a life-long passion. “I went to my first […]

Innovative, Creative, Local & Global


Fine Art & Wine Festival returns to Carefree   Fine artists from around the globe will converge along Ho Hum and Easy Streets in Downtown Carefree January 19–21 for Thunderbird Artists’ 25th Annual Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival. The Carefree show features more than 150 renowned, juried artists who will showcase and sell their […]

Get Ready For A Creeker Christmas


Holiday celebration set to light up the town Area families, friends and neighbors are invited to join Cave Creek businesses for a fun-filled day of holiday activities at the Creeker Christmas event, scheduled for Saturday, December 9. Visitors will enjoy a “Wonderland of Snow,” which includes a snow slide, located behind Big Earl’s Greasy Eats […]

Christmas In Carefree


Twenty-Three Days Of Seasonal Celebrations This year, the Town of Carefree is building upon the decade-long tradition of the Carefree Christmas Festival—and expanding the holiday season, while also furthering community and business involvement. Preserving the sense of community for locals while also showcasing all the color and beauty of Carefree to new visitors will be […]

Thunderbird Artists Bring Fine Art & Wine To Carefree


Spend the day strolling throughout juried fine artworks, courtesy of more than 150 artists from throughout the United States and abroad, displaying paintings in all mediums and subjects — the 24th Annual Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival runs November 3–5. In addition to a wide variety of paintings, drawings, charcoals and pastels, patrons will […]

Cave Creek Celebrates Its Western Heritage


It’s Time for Wild West Days 2017! Cave Creek Wild West Days, one of Arizona’s largest western celebrations, and a Town of Cave Creek signature event, will celebrate its 15th year by welcoming over 10,000 people to the heart of one of America’s most authentic western towns. Managed by the Cave Creek Merchants & Events […]