Don't Miss the Adventure of a Lifetime at DirtFest Stanton March  2024!

Don't Miss the Adventure of a Lifetime at DirtFest Stanton March 2024!

If you're craving an adventure that combines the thrill of discovery with the joy of the great outdoors, then DirtFest Stanton, hosted at the iconic Lost Dutchman’s Stanton Camp in Congress, Arizona, is the event you've been waiting for. From March 9 through March 24, 2024, this “festivities” is set to offer a gold-laden experience like no other, promising memories that will shine as brightly as the treasures you're bound to uncover.

Why DirtFest Stanton is a Must-Attend Event

Community and Thrills: At its heart, DirtFest celebrates community, the exhilaration of gold prospecting, and a shared love for nature. It's more than just an event; it's a gathering of like-minded adventurers ready to explore and bond over shared experiences. 

Fun Processing Gold Bearing PayDirt

 Plan Your Adventure: For the first time, attendees can pre-plan their DirtFest adventures. Choose from a plethora of activities, whether you're into spirited treasure hunts, gold mining, ATV/UTV poker run rides, or simply enjoying the camaraderie of fellow enthusiasts. With so many activities spanning over two weeks, you can tailor your experience to fit your adventure level.

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Activities Galore: DirtFest Stanton is packed with activities designed to get you in, on, and over the dirt. Whether you're running dirt, processing gold-bearing material, joining common digs, or embarking on metal detecting adventures, there's something for everyone. Here’s a sneak peek at what you can expect:

  • Gold Prospecting and Mining: Get hands-on with gold processing using highbankers and drywashers in common digs or run material on your own equipment. Experience the thrill of discovering gold with your efforts, and keep all the gold you recover. 
  • Metal Detecting with Experts: Whether you're a novice or an experienced detectorist, DirtFest offers training and wild hunts sponsored by Garrett Metal Detectors. Join seeded hunts for a chance to find gold, silver, and prizes, or test your skills in the Detector Poker Swing. 
  • Digging for Treasures: Unearth gemstones, shark teeth, arrowheads, and fossils at designated pits. With access to exclusive sites, you'll dig, screen, and discover treasures that tell tales of the ancient past. 
  • Exciting Competitions: Participate in panning competitions, scavenger hunts, and the unique shootist competition. With categories for men, women, and minors, everyone has a chance to showcase their skills and win gold. 
  • ATV/UTV Adventures: Explore the stunning landscapes of Congress, Arizona, with ATV/UTV poker runs. Navigate through scenic routes to build the best poker hand and win prizes.
  • Evening Entertainment: After a day of adventure, unwind with game nights, craft classes, and special events like the Friday Night Dinner & Show. It’s a perfect way to relax and share stories with fellow adventurers.



Why You Shouldn't Miss It

DirtFest Stanton isn't just an event; it's an unforgettable adventure. It's where you can immerse yourself in the pursuit of gold, learn new skills, and make lasting friendships. The festival's unique blend of activities ensures that whether you're a seasoned prospector or a curious newcomer, you'll find excitement and joy in the Arizona desert.

So, pack your gear, bring your sense of adventure, and join us at DirtFest Stanton for an experience that's sure to be etched in golden memories. Whether you come for a day, a week, or the entire event, DirtFest Stanton is the adventure of a lifetime that you simply can't miss. See you at the Lost Dutchman’s Stanton Camp for a celebration of community, discovery, and the great outdoors like no other!


More to come at our other Lost Dutchman’s Camps:

Each Lost Dutchman’s hosting camp will have its own schedule of events within its event. Utilizing the resources of each camp, DirtFest will come alive at the following camps:

Lost Dutchman’s Stanton Camp – Arizona     ~     March 9 - 24

Lost Dutchman’s Vein Mountain Camp – North Carolina     ~     April 20 – 28

Lost Dutchman’s Blue Bucket Camp – Oregon     ~    May 18 – June 2

Lost Dutchman’s Loud Mine Camp – Georgia     ~     June 15 - 30

Lost Dutchman’s Italian Bar Camp – California     ~     July 1 - 14

Lost Dutchman’s Burnt River Camp – Oregon     ~     August 31 - September 15

Lost Dutchman’s Oconee Camp – South Carolina     ~     September 28 - October 13

Lost Dutchman’s Duisenburg Camp – California     ~     October 19 – November 3

Lost Dutchman’s Stanton Camp – Arizona     ~     November 9 – 30



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