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Avondale Celebrates!

Avondale celebrates all sorts of special events, including the Annual Resident
Appreciation/GAIN Night which educates residents about city programs and services,
as well as Block Watch/Crime prevention messages.

Other special events during the year include:

  • A Tale of Two Cities Parade and Festival
  • Memorial Day Ceremony, Veterans Day celebration
  • Tres Rios Nature & Earth Festival
  • Day of the Dead Festival at the Goodyear Farms Cemetery
  • IMS Marathon
  • Southwest Valley Mayors Golf Classic 
  • Writer’s Conference

Avondale’s 200 acres of parks and facilities hosts dozens of special events, tournaments and other celebrations, organized by external organizations throughout the year! 

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and Parks, Recreation & Libraries updates

OutAboutFallEvent2014.jpg     Monthly event series called ‘Out & About’. These
events are “Out” in various locations in Avondale, and are “About” community -- ranging
from block parties and concerts to movies and holiday-themed events.

Tale of Two Cities Parade and Festival    Annual “Tale of Two Cities” Centennial Parade and Festival,
an event jointly hosted by the cities of Avondale and Goodyear and Estrella Mountain
Community College.

  Tres Rios Nature Festival  Annual Tres Rios Nature Festivals,  events held in the spring and fall featuring outdoor sporting pursuits at the Base & Meridian wildlife area; hiking, canoeing, kayaking and paddle boarding.

City Special Events

  1. Avondale Bowl Bash

    January 30, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Hilton Garden Inn / Homewood Suites

    Celebrate this great weekend of football with musical performance by JC & the Juke Rockers, some spicy wings and sports activities for all!

  2. Tale of Two Cities Parade & Festival - An International Celebration

    February 21, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Estrella Mountain Community College

    The cities of Avondale and Goodyear have joined forces again this year for the 4th Annual Tale of Two Cities Parade & Festival.

  3. Tres Rios Nature Festival

    March 7, 10:00 AM - March 8, 4:00 PM @ Base & Meridian Wildlife Area

    This unique event focuses on the rich diversity of wildlife, habitat, history and culture of the Gila River drainage. It features kayaking, canoeing, fishing, bird watching, and hiking. The Festival also incorporates live entertainment, arts & crafts, food and much more.

  4. Avondale KidFest - A Celebration of the Week of the Young Child

    April 11, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Friendship Park

    Join us as we culminate the Week of the Young Child - Families will enjoy bounce activities, entertainment, services and programing geared toward young children, food and lots of fun for the whole family.

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