Best Things to Do in Prescott Valley AZ
Prescott Valley is rich in a variety of cultural activities for all ages. The beautifully landscaped grounds at the Prescott Valley Civic Center create the setting for the “Art at the Center” collection and many community and town events. Also located on the Civic Center grounds is the Prescott Valley Military Monument. This monument, along with its Walk of Honor, stands out to honor all who have served, serve and will serve in our armed forces.
Fain Park is home to a historical mining display, as well as ancient Native American ruins. In the contemporary town center, Harkins Theater, a 14-screen cineplex, anchors an entertainment district, which includes restaurants, shops, a family fun center and a miniature golf course.
The Prescott Valley Event Center is home to the Northern Arizona Suns professional basketball team; the developmental league team for the Phoenix Suns, other hockey events, numerous concerts, family shows and community events.
Fifteen years ago, with assistance from the Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce, the Prescott Valley Art Guild was established. Art and culture are embraced and encouraged through this organization, which actively promotes imagination and creativity from the community. Acclaimed artists and teachers teach workshops and classes through the Guild. Youth Arts month, along with Family Arts Day, is celebrated in March. Local artists have opportunity to display their work at the Prescott Valley Public Library through the Town’s Public Art Display program, and as part of the annual Mountain Artist’s Guild Quad City Studio Art Tour, of which the Prescott Valley Civic Center is a studio location.
Now in its 47th year, the Prescott Center for the Arts (PCA) has been the biggest contributor to the community’s cultural and artistic needs. They vigorously provide entertainment, education and participation for our town’s residents and showcase a full season of community theater. The numerous concerts, art exhibits and scholarship competitions supported and offered by the PCA over the years have proved the organization’s dedication to its craft.
In addition, the 108-year-old Elks Theater and Yavapai College Performing Arts Center showcases many events, concerts and theatrical productions, which complement the arts community. The Lonesome Valley Theater provides family entertainment featuring local talent of all ages. The Prescott Valley Civic Center’s new Theatre on the Green amphitheater is the prime place for outdoor concerts and performances of all kinds.