Below is the schedule for the day and some events associated with Sahuarita Pecan Festival.  

Festival Schedule  |  Pecan Classic  |  Pie Contest

The Seventh Annual Pecan Classic & Nut Run
8:00 am – 15k & 5k Run
10:00 am – Nut Run – Family Fun Run/Walk through the orchard

Main Stage
9-10:00 am –
10-11:00 am –
11:00 am –
11:30 am –
2:00 pm –

Heritage Area
9:00 am – 5:00 pm – Heritage Tent – Come see native food crops displayed, historical photos and watch how Native American basket weaving is staying alive!
9:30 am – 4:00 pm – Community Food Bank Harvest Demonstration in the Orchard – Bring your non-perishable food items or pay $3.00 per person to enjoy the horse drawn hay wagon into the orchard to see how we harvest pecans.
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Power from the Past Tractor Pull

Children’s Area 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Come bounce on the gravity jump, bounce houses, take pictures with your friends and see what the Walden Grove High School Robotics team is up to.

Horse Demonstration Area
Pecan Classic Run

Pecan Classic 15k and 5k and The Nut Run – A Family Fun Run

Start Times: Pecan Classic – 8:00am  |  Fun Run – 10:00am

Cost:  Pecan Classic 15k & 5k –  $45 10/1 to race day (chip timing)  |  Nut Run – $15 12 & under, $20 13 & over

More details on the Pecan Classic on You can register online or at the Pecan Classic and Nut Run.

Pecan Pie Contest

Cost: $10 (includes 1 lbs bag of Green Valley Pecans)

Green Valley Pecan - Photo by Dan Lamont Contestants: Bring 2 pies, (1 for presentation display and 1 for judging) between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. on November 14th, 2015.

Details: The Sahuarita Pecan Pie Contest is sponsored by Mama’s Hawaiian Barbeque in Sahuarita’s Fry’s Marketplace. $10 entry fee can be turned into the Mama’s Hawaiian Barbecue (Sahuarita). You can print out registration form online and drop off at Mama’s Hawaiian Barbeque (Sahuarita). Winners will be announced at 2 p.m. on main stage.

Prizes: Gift certificates and pecans will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Entrants will receive recognition on Facebook, website and during the judging November 14.