Events throughout the year in Tombstone focus on the city's history during the times of the lawless Old West. A few highlights of the events calendar include:

Every Month - Tombstone at Twilight - Held on the Fourth Saturday of each month. The shops stay openuntil 8:00 p.m., free gunfights in the street in the evening, raffles and specials in the shops and reastaurants. Starts at 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Check us out on Facebook.

May

Wyatt Earps Days -- held over Memorial Day weekend, features a chili cook off, gunflight, and costume contest.

August

Vigilantes Days -- a chili cookoff, 10k run, and other events feature at this annual celebration.

October

Wyatt Earp's Vendetta Ride - - October 13 - 18, 2013 - 5th Anniversary This five-day historic ride shadows Wyatt Earp and his posse's trail of retribution against the Cowboy faction, visiting sites where Curly Bill, Florentio Cruz, Johnny Barnes and Johnny Ringo were killed. Horses, tack, food, historians, private tours and more included. www.great-american-adventures.com

Helldorado Days -- a gunfight, parade, cowboy poetry, music, and well, what else but belly dancing feature at this weekend event.

November

Infamous Clanton Gang Days -- this annual event features a walking tour, historical reenactments, and a costume contest.

For current information on Tombstone Arizona events, visit these fine websites:

Tombstone Arizona Events

Tombstone Times

Tombstone Chamber of Commerce