Everyone loves a parade! And this parade is one of the best, winning the prestigious event industry AzTEC Awards for 2015 Outstanding Event of the Year! Join the fun and show your community spirit by partnering with the Cities of Avondale and Goodyear, as they kick off the 5th annual Tale of Two Cities Parade & Festival.
The Parade and Festival is an International Celebration highlighting cultures from around the world. This is a family-friendly, community event. Activities will include live entertainment, cultural demonstrations, kids activities, crafts, food, shopping and a Naturalization Ceremony! Showcase your partnership with the community and promote your business by sponsoring this much anticipated yearly event.
Date of event: February 25, 2017 – Saturday
Parade Start: 10:00 a.m.
Festival: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Naturalization Ceremony: 12:00 p.m.
AN UPDATED MAP WILL BE AVAILABLE VERY SOON!
Estrella Mountain Community College
Begins at Goodyear Community Park, travel East on Thomas Rd. to the end in the parking lot of Estrella Mountain Community College.
Parking is available at:
– Estrella Mountain Community College (3000 N. Dysart Rd – enter from Indian School)
– Palm Valley Elembentary School (Enter off Plam Valley Dr.)
– St. Thomas Church. (Enter from Indian School and 137th Ave)
IMPORTANT NOTE FOR PARADE ENTRIES: A mandatory meeting for all parade entries will be held February 8, 2017, 6:00 pm at Avondale City Council Chambers (11465 Civic Center Dr, Avondale, AZ 85323). Also, please view the PARADE ENTRY RULES