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Frontier Christmas

The Annual Frontier Christmas is a featured holiday highlight of "Arizona's Christmas City" Prescott.  Luminarias, hand-made decorations, fresh-baked cookies and hot cider welcome locals and out-of-town visitors to celebrate a full dose of holiday spirit... Learn More
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An Arizona History Adventure

As both an historic site and a heritage campus, Sharlot Hall Museum is the “Crown Jewel” of Northern Arizona with its 11 exhibit buildings (six of which are historic), more than 40,000 artifacts, and thousands of documents, photos, images and maps in its archives. Enjoy an “Arizona History Adventure” at this research center, educational facility, and park-like cultural center resplendent with frontier heritage that portrays the Territorial times in the small-town, high-country environs of Prescott.


Sharlot Hall Museum is an educational and cultural center, which fosters public and community understanding and appreciation of historical, social, and natural aspects of Arizona, with emphasis on the Central Highlands, and which promotes involvement in and support for research, collections, conservation, exhibits, and related programs.



Holiday Arts & Crafts Market

Join in supporting the 5th Annual Yavapai Prescott Indian Tribe Holiday Arts & Crafts Market on Saturday, December 14. Held at the Yavapai Gathering Center, 530 E. Merritt, Prescott, the event features local Southwest, Native Arts and Crafts, plus frybread, music and more. Read More

Plan to Visit Fort Whipple Museum

Nearby Fort Whipple Museum offers a distinct view of both Territorial Arizona's military history, plus its passage to becoming a leading medical center for our veterans. Housed along Officers' Row on the Bob Stump-NoAZ Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Prescott, the 1908-vintage exhibit building is a joint operation with VA facility and Sharlot Hall Musuem, and is located near AZ-89 and AZ-69. Hours for visitation are Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is by donation. Fort Whipple Museum


The Juniper House: Prescott’s First Restaurant

Publish Date: 2019-12-07

By Bradley G. Courtney

The Juniper House, Prescott’s first restaurant, was founded by a multifaceted pioneer named George Barnard. A native Michigander, Barnard was one of several original Prescottonians who initially made his way west after hearing of the discovery of gold on Sutter’s Creek in California. Like several other 1849 Argonauts, he later moved to Arizona after learning of mineral strikes there.

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Sharlot Hall Museum, a ‘Must See’

Short, three-minute overview of campus presented by Fred Veil, executive director, as shown on Cox Cable channels, Fall 2018.

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