Upcoming Events

Below are  the 2018-2019 event opportunities. Private events and events that are now full are not listed here.  To learn more or sign up to participate please click on the links below each event listing.

2018-2019 Calendar of Events



November 2, 2018 
Avondale Cup, Boys & Girls Club Charity Event

The Avondale Cup Golf Tournament, benefits the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix, Tri-City West/Thornwood Branch (in Avondale).  The Club serves 1,200 kids from Avondale, Buckeye, Goodyear, Litchfield Park and Tolleson.  To date, the tournament has raised more than $235,000 to support positive programming for kids in the West Valley to learn, grow, and become responsible citizens.
Hosted by the City of Avondale and Boys & Girls Club
Sponsor Opportunities are not online – Contact Julie Peterson for details
Time: 8:00 Shotgun Start
Location: The Wigwam – Gold Course
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Sunday, November 11, 2018
Avondale Veterans Day Ceremony, Fun Run & Hero’s Breakfast

Help us honor our Veterans and their families with a Fitness Challenge and Hero’s Breakfast at Estrella Mountain Community College.  Net proceeds support the new Southwest Valley Veterans Center at Luke Airforce Base.  The day will kick off with a Fun Run at 8:30 am, Hero’s Breakfast at 9:00 am and Ceremony at 9:30.  Hero’s Breakfast is Free to all Veterans, their families and all race participants.  Hosted by the City of Avondale and Estrella Mountain Community College Veterans Center.
Location: Estrella Mountain Community College.  
Attendance: 500
Time: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
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Sponsor  |   Exhibitor  |  Race Registration



Saturday, December 1, 2018
City of Avondale Winterfest

Celebrate the holidays at City Hall with snow,  Kids Crafts, live entertainment, food vendors, and Mr. & Mrs. Claus will flip the switch to light up the festival!
Location: Avondale City Hall
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Attendance: 5,000+
Sponsor  |   Exhibitor   |  Food Vendor




Saturday, December 8, 2018
Hometown Christmas Parade in Glendale

The True Star of Christmas Truly Shines at this event.  This wonderful community parade begins at 11:00 am and takes place in Historic Downtown Glendale.  Parade Entry and Sponsorship opportunities are available on the Hometown Christmas Parade website, click the link below for more information.
Location: Historic Downtown Glendale
Time: 11:00 a.m.

Attendance: 10,000+
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Saturday, February 9, 2019 
CulturePOP Block Party

The popular Tale of Two Cities event hosted by the cities of Avondale & Goodyear has been reinvented to an evening Block Party that showcase musical performances, beers, wines and food from around the world.  Hosted by the City of Avondale, City of Goodyear and Estrella Mountain Community College
Location: Thomas Rd. just west of Dysart
Time: 5:30 Naturalization Ceremony
6:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m. Festival
Attendance: 4,500+
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Sponsor  |   Exhibitor   |  Food Vendor


Sunday, February 10, 201
Laugh for Joy

Join us for a night of laughs, fun, cocktail reception and dessert all in support of Meals of Joy.
Location: Pebble Creek Tuscany Falls Clubhouse
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Attendance: 300
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Saturday & Sunday, March 2-3, 2019
Tres Rios Nature Festival

This unique festival focuses on the rich diversity of wildlife, habitat, history and culture of the Gila River drainage area.  Highlights include:  kayaking, canoeing, fishing, bird watching, and hiking.  The Festival also showcases up close encounters with wildlife, live entertainment, food and much more attracting more than 8,000 people to enjoy the great outdoors.  Proceeds benefit Wildlife for Tomorrow! Hos

ted by the City of Avondale, City of Goodyear and Arizona Game & Fish
Location: Base & Meridian Wildlife Recreation Area (7602 S Avondale Blvd)
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. each day, with Sunset Concert until 7 p.m. on Saturday.
Attendance: 9,500+   
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Sponsor  |   Exhibitor   |  Food Vendor


Date Pending
Jerry’s Charities Bowling Palooza

An evening filled with food and fun! Register your team for bowling today! There will also be raffles and a silent auction. Net proceeds benefit Jerry’s Charities, a selection of Glendale based non-profits.
Location: Glenfair Lanes, 6110 N 59th Ave, Glendale, AZ 85301
Time: 5:00 p.m. Food & Beverages will be available | Bowling will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Attendance: 600
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Saturday, April 6, 2019
Avondale KidFest!  A Celebration of the Young Child  

Join us as we celebrate the Week of the Young Child – focusing on early education, nutrition, water-safety, child development and well being. The festival includes live entertainment, cast of characters, food, interactive activities and lots of fun for the whole family.
Hosted by the City of Avondale and United Way
Location: Friendship Park, 12325 W. McDowell Road
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Attendance: 5,000+
Sponsor  |   Exhibitor   |  Food Vendor


Saturday, May 4, 2019
Avondale Fiesta 

The City of Avondale hosts this wonderful celebration complete with entertainment to include a Mariachi Band, Ballet Folklorico Esperanza and more.  Arts & crafts and a wonderful selection of Hispanic foods will also be available.
Location: Historic Western Avenue, Avondale
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Attendance: 5,000+
Sponsor  |   Exhibitor   |  Food Vendor



Monday, May 27, 2019
Avondale Memorial Day Candlelight Ceremony

This event honors the men and women that have served our country with a candle lighting ceremony, Scottish American Military Remembrance Table presentation and more.
Location: Avondale City Hall
Time:  6:30 p.m.
Attendance: 300+


Saturday, October 12th, 2019
Party for Joy Gala

Join us for an evening of intrigue benefiting Meals of Joy.  
Location: Pebble Creek Tuscany Falls Clubhouse
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Attendance: 250
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October 18 – 19, 2019
City of Avondale – Billy Moore Days

Billy Moore Days features a Parade, Carnival, 2 Stages of Live Entertainment, Street Festival and lots of Western Fun will round out the celebration both days!
Location: Western Avenue, Avondale
Time: October 19th: 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.; October 20th: Parade at 9:00 a.m., festival runs 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Attendance: 13,000 expected for the 2-day celebration

Sponsor  |   Exhibitor   |  Food Vendor   |    Parade Entry



2018 Suicide Prevention HOPE Conference 

This educational conference provides CEUS for those working in the field of Suicide Prevention.  Two days of speakers and educational programs. Sponsorships are still available.
Location: TBD
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. each day
Attendance: 150
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