Upcoming Events

Below are  the 2017-2018 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.

2017-2018 Calendar of Events

Wednesday – Friday, October 25 – 27, 2017
2017 Suicide Prevention Conference & Pre-Conference

This educational conference provides CEUS & CMEs for those working in the field of Suicide Prevention.
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. each day
Attendance: 150
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Saturday, October 14, 2017
Party for Joy Gala

Join us for an evening of intrigue benefiting Meals of Joy and honoring Community Impact Award Winners Don Mellon and Mayor Georgia Lord.  Musical performances provided by Uptown Big Band.
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Attendance: 250
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Friday & Saturday, October 27-28, 2017
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 27th: 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.; October 28th: Parade at 10:30 a.m. (until approximately 11:30a.m.), festival runs 12 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Attendance: 8,000 expected for the 2-day celebration

Sponsor  |   Exhibitor   |  Food Vendor

Friday, November 3, 2017
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
Location: The Wigwam
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Saturday, November 4, 2017
2017 Sriracha Festival 

For the second time, the valley’s best chefs will convene to share Sriracha combined into the tastiest dishes that intrigue the palate.  Live music, Sriracha inspired cocktails, Mixology Competition and more!  
Time:  12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Attendance: 5,000+
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Saturday, November 11, 2017
Veteran’s FitFun  Run Challenge & Pancake Breakfast

Help us honor our Veterans and their families with a Fitness Challenge and Hero’s Breakfast at Estrella Mountain Community College.  Net proceeds will support the new Southwest Valley Veterans Center at Luke Airforce Base.  The day will kick off with a FitFun Run Challenge at 8:00 am and Hero’s Breakfast will begin at 9:00 am.  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
Fun run: 8:00 a.m.
Breakfast: 9:00 a.m.
Ceremony: 10:00 a.m.
More information

Attendance: 500
Sponsor  |   Exhibitor  |  Race Registration

Saturday, December 2, 2017
Golf for Joy

Join us for a day of golf benefiting Meals of Joy.
Time: 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Registration| 8:30 a.m. Shotgun Start
Attendance: TBD
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Saturday, December 2, 2017
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. – 8:00 p.m.
Attendance: 5,000+
Sponsor  |   Exhibitor   |  Food Vendor

 

Saturday, December 9, 2017
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.
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Saturday, February 10, 2018
Tale of Two Cities Presents Culture Pop

Saturday, February 10, 2018
A Tale of Two Cities Presents: 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: 6:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.
Attendance: 8,000+
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Sponsor  |   Exhibitor   |  Food Vendor

Sunday, February 11, 2018
Laugh for Joy

Join us for a night of laughs, fun, cocktail reception and dessert all in support of Meals of Joy.
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Attendance: TBD
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Saturday, February 24, 2018
Simis County Fair

This event is a fundraiser for the Madison Simis Elementary School. It is a tremendous school carnival with rides, games, entertainment, auction items and lots more family fun.
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: Madison Simis Elementary School, 7302 N 10th St., Phoenix, AZ 85020
Attendance: 4,000+
For more information contact Julie Peterson (not open to exhibitors)

Saturday & Sunday, March 3-4, 2018
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!
Hosted 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
Attendance: 7,000+
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Sponsor  |   Exhibitor   |  Food Vendor

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
El Zaribah Shriners 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 the Shriners Hospitals for Children.
Time: 5:00 p.m. Food & Beverages will be available | Bowling will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Attendance: TBD
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Saturday, April 7, 2018
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 5, 2018
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 28, 2018
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:  7:00pm – 8:00pm
Attendance: 300+

 

 

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