4th Annual Cottonwood Historic Home and Building Tour

The City of Cottonwood and the Cottonwood Historic Preservation Commission host the 4th annual Cottonwood Historic Home & Building Tour:

Saturday, November 4, 2017
10 AM to 3 PM  

This tour exhibits diverse homes and buildings that helped provide the foundation for Cottonwood’s early days as a mining and agricultural community.  It also uncovers some of the areas secrets about prohibition and stories of area bootleggers. Docents and exhibits at each stop will provide a history of the buildings and will help you discover the societal history that is a part of each building’s four walls.  Transportation will be provided between the Old Town Center for the Arts, the event's headquarters, and various tour stops.  Tour participants can choose to walk and/or drive to the tour stops.  

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Historic Preservation in Rural AZ

ALL proceeds from the Cottonwood Historic Home and Building Tour go toward preservation of landmarked properties in Cottonwood through the Cottonwood Historic Preservation Commission’s small grant program. 

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The Program is administered by the Historic Preservation Commission to help beautify and preserve historic homes in Cottonwood. Landmarked property owners are eligible to apply for up to 50% of the total project cost to fund repairs on their historic home.  Repairs and maintenance can include things like a new roof, paint jobs, or restoring historic elements that are missing or damaged to the home.  There are other similar programs across the state, most of which are funded through tax subsidies from local municipalities. Cottonwood's Matching Grant Program is funded solely through the sales of Home Tour tickets. This keeps money in the community and furthers the historic goals of the town. This program is a great way to beautify neighborhoods and preserve Cottonwood's historic character. 

Tickets & Registration


Tickets are $20 (children under 12 get in free).  Ticket are available online or day-of, at the Tour Headquarters at Old Town Center for the Arts (633 N. 5th Street) until 3 PM.

Each ticket includes 4 complimentary drink tickets, which can be redeemed for wine tasting from participating wineries or for non-alcoholic drinks at participating cafes along Main Street in Old Town Cottonwood, all within walking distance of the tour registration. 

Participating Main Street Merchants Include:

  • 3 Kings Kasbar
  • Fire Mountain Wines
  • Pillsbury Wine Company
  • Arizona Stronghold
  • Burning Tree Cellars

Tickets will also be available at the City Clerk's office in Old Town Cottonwood (827 North Main Street) along with several merchant locations in Old Town.  

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Additional Information

Join us for a full day of fun in historic Cottonwood.  Stay for additional shopping, wine tasting, and dining in Old Town Cottonwood. This revitalized Main Street District is home to an incredible selection of restaurants, bars, boutiques, shops and galleries.

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Questions? Please email [email protected]

If you would like to volunteer for this event (no experience required), please send an email to [email protected] NOTE: The tour is not handicapped accessible.  

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