Tale of Two Cities Parade & Festival

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AzTEC_winnerEveryone 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 Arizona Flag balloonNaturalization Ceremony!  Showcase your partnership with the community and promote your business by sponsoring this much anticipated yearly event.

Congratulations to the 2016 Parade Entry Winners: 

Best Adaptation to the Theme: #48 Harvest Prep Academy
Most Entertaining: #22 Fry’s Sun City Poms
Best Overall Appearance: #51 The Caribbean Zone
Outstanding Marching Band: #4 Tolleson Elementary School Marching Band

Details:

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.

Attendance:          8,000+

AN UPDATED MAP WILL BE AVAILABLE VERY SOON!

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Location:

Estrella Mountain Community College

Parade Route:

Begins at Goodyear Community Park,  travel East on Thomas Rd. to the end in the parking lot of Estrella Mountain Community College.

Parking:

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)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • IMG_3148Entertainment:

  • – Dynamic Wushu Martial Arts
  • – Phoenix Pipe Band
  • – Ballet Folklorico Esperanza
  • – Tolleson Elementary Marichi Group
  • – DanzArte Folklorica
  • – MASiO iPad Ensemble Orchestra
  • – MAS Rocket Percussion
  • – Sean Buvala Story Teller
  • – Island Magic – Keith Johnson

 

 

 Culinary Selection:

    • Barmy Britt
    • Zeta’s Grill (Mediterranean)
    • Molly’s TamaleIMG_3080
    • White Eyes Fresh Fry Bread
    • East Asian Bistro
    • Down Under Foods
    • Cactus Corn
    • Mister Softee

Participation Information & Forms

IMPORTANT NOTE FOR PARADE ENTRIES: A mandatory meeting for all parade entries will be held February 158, 2017, 6:00 pm at Avondale City Council Chambers (11465 Civic Center Dr, Avondale, AZ 85323).  Also, please view the PARADE ENTRY RULES

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EXHIBITOR FORM

PARADE ENTRY FORM  – please review the parade entry RULES

NON-PROFIT OR CITY PARADE ENTRY


FOOD VENDOR – Application is not yet available please check back

For questions please contact Stacey Lindsay or Julie Peterson