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Governor's Tourism Award in 2012
Lonely Planet's Top 10 Places to Visit in 2013
VerdeXchange - Arizona Commerce Authority Sustainable Economic Growth City of the Decade Award in 2015

Old Town Cottonwood

Located in the "Heart of the Verde Valley Wine Country". An easy trip from Phoenix—only an hour and a half drive. Old Town is known for its Main Street with over 60 businesses that attract visitors and support local residents.

Street Scene

  • 5 Wine & Spirit Tasting Rooms
  • 13 Cafes and Restaurants
  • 9 Antique Stores
  • 5 Galleries
  • 3 Hotels
  • Shops and Boutiques
  • Historic Tours
  • Nature Trails and the Verde River
  • Live Performances at the Old Town Center for the Arts

Old Town Aerial - (C) Susie Beach
Aerial view of Old Town - (C) Susie Beach

Featured Business -
Old Town Frame Company

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Old Town Frame Company is an art gallery featuring a selection of local artists from the Verde Valley and Southwest. We are also a fully-featured Custom Framing shop with thousands of framing options for oil paintings, giclees, prints, documents, shadowboxes and more. If you would like to display and protect something important in your home or business, we can help you. Drawing on over 30 years of experience and training in the framing business with John's Design Center, we are able to find an option that fits your style, art, and budget.

Old Town Frame Company*
1028 N. Main St., Suite A
928 634-6311
OldTownFrameCompany.com

 

Cottonwood is "A Culinary Hot Spot"!

Great food

Great article in the Arizona Republic

Roger Naylor, a local travel and entertainment writer, has written an article talking about dining in Cottonwood featuring several local restaurants becoming known for their fine fare.

"Cottonwood has grown into a destination for wine lovers. Tasting rooms line Main Street in Old Town, housed in Prohibition-era buildings and fronted by covered sidewalks. So it’s not surprising that terrific restaurants have sprung up as well."
[Read the whole article here]

More Fun Things To Do

"This is Cottonwood" - Video

The recent AZ Culture event held in Old Town resulted in this promotional video for Cottonwood. Take a look and see local businesses featured along with the other points of interest in the area.

This four and a half minute video can be shared on YouTube with your friends...

Watch the video

Coming Events

Verde Valley SciTech Festival –
March 21 to 29
Free Annual Easter Egg Hunt – April 4
Brian Mickelsen Race - April 18
Verde Valley Birding & Nature Festival – April 23 to 26
Verde Valley Fair – April 29 to May 3
Annual Bike to Work Week – May 11 to 15
Ride of Silence – May 20
Tilted Earth Festival - June 19 & 20
Fantastic Family Fourth of July – July 4
Farmer’s Market Jamboree – July 9 to Oct. 1
Thunder Valley Rally – Sept. 18 to 20
27th Annual Verde River Day – Sept. 26
Fall Carnival – Oct. 31
Walkin’ on Main / Zeke Taylor
BBQ – Nov. 14
59th Annual Cottonwood Christmas Parade/Chocolate Walk – Dec. 5

Horses in Old Town - (C) Susie Beach
Horses in Old Town - (C) Susie Beach

Walkin on Main

Some art at Walkin' On Main

TVR - (C) Susie Beach
Thunder Valley Rally Cycles - (C) Susie Beach