February 4, 2023
205 N. Euclid
Gila Bend, AZ 85337
Butterfield Stage Day
Saturday, February 4, 2023
This annual event celebrates the spirit of Gila Bend's connection with the famous Butterfield Overland Stage route that connected the Eastern United States with the West. The event is family-friendly and includes games, contests, raffles, food, and music.
From 2 to 7PM, you can pan for gold, get your face painted, participate in the scavenger hunt, and try your luck in several raffles!
2PM: Shoe Scramble (Shoe Scramble Age Groups are 5-7, 8-11, 12+)
3PM: Kids Barrel Racing with stick horses (Age Groups are 5-7, 8-11, 12+)
4PM: Cow Roping with dummy (Age Groups are 5-7, 8-11, 12+)
4PM: Pie Baking Contest
5 to 7PM: Horseshoe Tournament
5PM: Bouncy Horse Racing (Age Groups are 5-7, 8-11, 12+)
6PM: Chili Cook-Off
Eats: hot dogs, hamburgers, chips, drinks
Horseshoe Tournament Details: Enter to compete by filling out the registration form and turning it in at Town Hall, 644 W Pima Street. Deadline to enter is January 27, 2023 by 4PM. Players MUST be present to play by 3:30PM. Registration Form available below.
Chili Cook-off Details: Enter to compete by filling out the entry form and turning it in at Town Hall, 644 W Pima Street no later than 4pm on January 27. You will need to provide a crock-pot full of chili (power will be supplied), and you MUST be present with your chili for judging by 5:30PM. Entry Form available below.
Pie Baking Contest: Enter to compete by filling out the entry form and turning it in at Town Hall, 644 W. Pima Street. Deadline to enter is February 1st. Contestants must bring their own pie and arrive no later than 3:30PM for judging by 4PM.