Town of Cave Creek

Town of Cave Creek

Historical Experiences

Set against the backdrop of the beautiful Sonoran desert, the Town of Cave Creek presents a blend of Old West charm and modern amenities that’s hard to beat. Whether you are a history enthusiast, an outdoor lover, a foodie, or a passionate shopper, Cave Creek offers something for everyone. Start your journey with a step back in time at the annual Cave Creek Rodeo Parade, a spectacle filled with colorful floats, equestrian units, and marching bands. This rich cultural experience celebrates the town's long-standing western heritage. Don't forget to take in the breathtaking mountain views that provide a stunning backdrop to the parade.

After the parade, head over to Frontier Town. Walk through the rustic wooden buildings and dirt roads and experience the wild, wild west. You can shop for traditional Western wear at Cave Creek Cowboy Co., and even visit an entire town of historic buildings.

Dining and Entertainment

Next up is Harold's Cave Creek Corral, a beloved establishment serving the community for over 86 years. Known as one of the best western bar/restaurants in the state, Harold's offers a friendly atmosphere and delicious food. For music lovers, Janey's Coffee Co & Bodega is a must-visit. This cozy spot offers live music seven days a week, creating an enchanting ambiance where you can relax and unwind.

Looking for a unique dining experience? Big Earl's Greasy Eats, an old gas station turned cool burger and beer joint, and the Horny Toad, a transformed old house and tack room, offer authentic western town cuisine. For BBQ lovers, Bryan's BBQ is a local favorite, boasting some of the best BBQ in the Valley. For a taste of Ireland in the heart of Arizona, the Mountain View Pub offers a selection of traditional Irish pub fare and a cozy, inviting atmosphere. For those who love a good party, the World-Famous Hideaway & Roadhouse bars are a must-visit. These biker-friendly bars offer a lively atmosphere that's fun for everyone.

Art and Shopping

Art enthusiasts will love Cave Creek Candles, where they can watch candles being made, and the numerous art galleries scattered throughout the town. Don't miss the annual Hidden in the Hills Artist Studio Tour & Sale in November, where local artists showcase their work.

For shoppers, Big Bronco of Cave Creek is the most authentic Western furniture store in the state, while Mexicana Rose offers a huge selection of unique furnishings from Mexico. For those interested in American Indian jewelry, Ortega's 6th Generation in Carefree and the Indian Market at Stagecoach Village are must-visits.

Outdoor Adventures and Accommodations

For outdoor enthusiasts, a hike up Black Mountain offers stunning views and a touch of adventure. After a day of exploring, cool off with homemade ice cream from the Prickly Pear Inn Ice Cream Shop. If you enjoy golfing look no further then the local golf ranges.

When it comes to accommodation, the Prickly Pear Inn and Villas of Cave Creek offer comfortable lodgings right in town.

Town of Cave Creek - A Western Wonderland

In short, Cave Creek is more than just a town; it's an experience. It's a place where the spirit of the Old West lives on, inviting you to explore its historic buildings, scenic landscapes, and vibrant community. Whether you are a resident or a visitor, Cave Creek offers a unique lifestyle and an array of cool things to do that are sure to create lasting memories.

Overview for Town of Cave Creek, AZ

30,647 people live in Town of Cave Creek, where the median age is 50.2 and the average individual income is $54,661. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Town of Cave Creek, AZ

There's plenty to do around Town of Cave Creek, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including North Valley Medical and Yoga Center, Happy Fitness With Patricia, and Embrace Hair & Design.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Active 4.06 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.22 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.62 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.18 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.56 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Town of Cave Creek, AZ

Town of Cave Creek has 12,124 households, with an average household size of 2.53. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Town of Cave Creek do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 30,647 people call Town of Cave Creek home. The population density is 233.71 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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48.91 / 51.09%

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Schools in Town of Cave Creek, AZ

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The following schools are within or nearby Town of Cave Creek. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Cave Creek Montessori
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Annunciation Catholic School
K - 8th
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Lone Mountain Elementary School
K - 6th
Desert Willow Elementary School
K - 6th

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