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Celebrate Freedom in Prescott!

by Joe Karcie


4th of July weekend is here! There are so many ways to celebrate in beautiful Prescott! From the city’s oldest holiday tradition to a spectacular fireworks display downtown, you can show off your patriotic pride every day leading up to Independence Day at one of these fantastic community events!



130th Annual World’s Oldest Rodeo®

Dates: Wednesday, June 28th - Tuesday, July 4th

Times: Varies per date (see below)

Location: Prescott Rodeo Grounds (840 Rodeo Drive)

Cost: $12 to $25 per performance (based on seating).

Come to Prescott’s oldest and most beloved tradition presented by Prescott Frontier Days®, Inc. Every year since 1888, the rodeo has been held over 4th of July weekend. Come to one of 8 spectacular performances to see over 600 competitors compete in the Grand Entry, Wild Horse Race, Steer-Wrestling, Bareback Riding, Tie-Down Roping, Saddle Bronc Riding, Team Roping, Women’s Barrel Racing, and Bull Riding. The schedule of performances is as follows:

Performance #1 | Wednesday, June 28th | 7:30 pm

Performance #2 | Thursday, June 29th | 7:30 pm

Performance #3 | Friday, June 30th | 7:30 pm

Performance #4 | Saturday, July 1st | 1:30 pm

Performance #5 | Saturday, July 1st | 7:30 pm

Performance #6 | Sunday, July 2nd | 7:30 pm

Performance #7 | Monday, July 3rd | 7:30 pm

Performance #8 | Tuesday, July 4th | 1:30 pm


Prescott Frontier Days® Inc. Rodeo Parade


Date: Saturday, July 1st

Time: 9:00 am

Location: Courthouse Plaza

Cost: FREE!

Find the perfect spot in beautiful downtown Prescott to see Arizona’s second largest parade! This year’s theme is “Legends Live Among Us” to celebrate the 130 years of rich western tradition in Prescott.


Prescott Downtown Fireworks


Date: Tuesday, July 4th

Time: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location: Mile High Middle School (300 South Granite Street)

Cost: $5 per person (general admission) | $10 per child for unlimited inflatables

Celebrate our nation’s independence with this fun, family event. Enjoy giant inflatables for the kids, live music, food vendors, beer garden, and so much more. Stick around for the spectacular fireworks show at 9:00 pm.


Joe Karcie wishes everyone in Prescott a very Happy & Safe 4th of July weekend!

Joe Karcie - RE/MAX Mountain Properties

731 W Gurley Street

Prescott, AZ 86305

(928) 776-7701

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Celebrate Dad this Weekend in Prescott!

by Joe Karcie


Celebrate the world’s best dad….YOURS….this weekend throughout the Prescott area. Father's Day is here! Show your dad all your appreciation by taking him to one of these fantastic community events! It will be a Father’s Day weekend he will never forget!  



Yavapai Classic Car Show

Date: Saturday, June 17th

Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location: Mile High Middle School (300 South Granite Street, Prescott)

Bring your dad to admire some of the best classic and antique cars at this 17th annual car show. Enjoy delicious food, 50/50 raffle, prizes, and more. All proceeds benefit Meals on Wheels and Mile High Middle School PTA.


Walker Day

Date: Saturday, June 17th

Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location: Walker Fire Department (4980 East Walker Road, Prescott)

With a delicious BBQ lunch, live rock n’ roll by Noteworthy, old fashioned Cake Walk, children’s games and face painting, and 3rd Annual Mountain Art Market, your whole family will have fun at this great annual event. Plus, this celebration benefits the local volunteer Walker Fire Protection Association!


Theater on the Green - Zeppapotapuss!!

Date: Saturday, June 17th

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: Prescott Valley Civic Center (7501 East Civic Circle, Prescott Valley)   

Celebrate dad at a FREE concert by Zeppapotapuss, a Led Zeppelin tribute band. Pack your blanket and dad’s favorite snacks and drinks as you enjoy fun, live music on rolling green lawns.   


Father's Day Jazz Splash

Date: Sunday, June 18th

Time: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location: Arcosanti (13555 South Cross L Road, Mayer)

Spend Father’s Day listening to some of the best live jazz available! Attend the Cabaret in the Lounge with Billy Mitchell Trio at 1:00 pm. You will also enjoy a Meet & Greet Buffet! There is also a concert in the Amphitheater at 3:00 pm with Milt Cannon Quartet and Yuko Mabuchi Trio. With fantastic jazz, delicious food, raffle prizes, and more, dad will love this fun, musical celebration.



Joe Karcie wishes all the dads in the Prescott area a very happy Father’s Day!  


Joe Karcie - RE/MAX Mountain Properties

731 W Gurley Street

Prescott, AZ 86305

(928) 776-7701

Prescott Real Estate for Sale

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Fun Easter Events in Prescott!

by Joe Karcie


Easter is almost here! There are great family-friendly events planned in Prescott to celebrate the holiday! Everyone in your family, including your beloved pet, will surely have a great time celebrating Easter at one of these fantastic community events.


3rd Annual Doggie Easter Egg Hunt


Date: Saturday, April 8th

Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location: Whiskers Barkery (225 West Gurley Street, Prescott)

Cost: $10 per dog (Donation to Yavapai Search & Rescue K9 Unit)

Your furry friend can have their own Easter fun during the egg hunt in Downtown Prescott. Starting and ending at Whiskers Bakery, you and your dog can visit local stores to receive special doggie treats and goodies. Prizes will be provided for best Easter Pet and Pet Parent costumes! For an additional $10 donation, your pet can have their photo taken with the Easter Bunny!


Easter Egg Hunt and Storytime


Date: Tuesday, April 11th

Time: 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Location: Prescott Public Library (215 East Goodwin Street, Prescott)

Cost: FREE!

Children ages 0 to 5 will love this morning filled with Easter activities, including songs, storytime, and an Easter egg hunt.


The Great Prescott Easter Egg Hunt


Date: Saturday, April 15th

Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location: Prescott Mile High Middle School (300 South Granite Street, Prescott)

Cost: FREE!

Come for a full day of Easter fun at this great annual event. Search for the 20,000+ Easter eggs hidden at the school. Enjoy the carnival, egg coloring booth, photos with the Easter Bunny, and food and beverages.


Easter EGGstravaganza


Date: Sunday, April 16th

Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary (1403 Heritage Park Road, Prescott)

Cost: FREE with admission! $10 per adult (ages 13-64) | $8 per student, military, and senior (with ID) | $6 per child (ages 3-12) | FREE for HPZS members

There is endless holiday fun to be had at the Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary on Easter. Children ages 0 to 12 can participate in their designated egg hunt to receive toys and candy. Other fun activities include a scavenger hunt, raffle, and feeding the sanctuary's animals a special Easter treat!


Joe ​Karcie wishes you and your family a very happy Easter!


Joe Karcie - RE/MAX Mountain Properties

731 W Gurley Street

Prescott, AZ 86305

(928) 776-7701

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Great Valentine's Day Weekend Event in Chino Valley!

by Joe Karcie


Looking for the event for you and your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day? Come to Valentine's Celebration at Granite Creek Vineyards the weekend before the holiday. This romantic, fun event is the perfect way to celebrate your love in the Chino Valley area. Here is all the information you need to make the most of your Valentine’s Celebration on February 11th-12th!




Spend the afternoon tasting the award-winning wine of Granite Creek Vineyards. They offer a wide variety of wines sure to please any palate. The weekend will also feature their special new release, Harvest Red, a Sangiovese with cherry and fig flavors. Snuggle up with your sweetheart and your glass of wine near a cozy fireplace in the log cabin.



Complimentary desserts will be provided throughout the celebration! If you are looking for a heartier meal, delicious lunch and dinner entrees will be available for purchase from Block Six Catering. Choose from Cabernet Braised Short Ribs, Four Cheese Baked Ziti, Smoked Salmon Cakes, or an Artisanal Cheese Plate.


Live Music!


Each day will feature great live music from 12:00-4:00 pm. On Saturday, February 11th, the great flamenco duo Drew Hall and Anton Teschner will be performing. Kenny James will be performing his classic and original vocals and acoustic guitar on Sunday, February 12th.


Valentine's Celebration

Dates: Saturday, February 11th - Sunday, February 12th

Time: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location: Granite Creek Vineyard (2515 North Road 1 East, Chino Valley)

Cost: $14 per person; $7 for Case Club Members

*No reservations needed


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Joe Karcie - RE/MAX Mountain Properties

731 W Gurley Street

Prescott, AZ 86305

(928) 776-7701

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Happy Holidays to the All in the Quad Cities

by Joe Karcie



Christmas is finally here! Homes throughout Prescott and the Quad Cities will be filled with festive spirit and good cheer all weekend long. There is much to be thankful for this holiday season.



I would like to say THANK YOU to all of my past and current clients for blessing me with the opportunity to help you with all of your real estate needs in the Quad Cities.



I love working and living in the Quad Cities and helping families discover why it is such a great place to call home! The holidays and the new year mean its time to start fulfilling your future goals. If you are interested in buying or selling your home in 2017, work with the Quad Cities' experienced realtor. Contact me after the holidays and I will be happy to assist you in every way I can!


I hope you and your family have a very merry Christmas in your Prescott home this year! Wishing you a happy and prosperous new year!


Joe Karcie - RE/MAX Mountain Properties

731 W Gurley Street / Prescott, AZ 86305

(928) 776-7701

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Prescott AZ 86305
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