Festivals and Special Events

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City of Peoria Special Events

We host many exciting special events throughout the year. Whether it's the annual 4th of July All-American Festival or the the Halloween Monster Bash in October, there is plenty to see and do for the entire family at each event.


Bravo Peoria


Bravo Peoria
Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020
Sunrise Mountain Library


Saturday, February 29, 2020
Sundance Park


2nd-Saturdays in Old Town Peoria

2nd Saturdays
Saturday, Mar. 14, 2020
Old Town Peoria (PCPA area)
Peorias Arts and Cultural Festival


Peoria Arts & Cultural Festival
Saturday, Mar. 28, 2020
Old Town Peoria
Details Coming Soon

Shakespeare in the Park


Shakespeare in the Park
Saturday, Apr. 4, 2020
Centennial Park

dolly sanchez memorial easter egg hunt Dolly Sanchez Memorial Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 11, 2020
Peoria Sports Complex


Instructions to guide you through the special event application process.


Information for food and craft vendors interested in participating in our city events.


Information on becoming a partner/sponsor for Peoria's special events.


Peoria Special Events is pleased to support the Affiliate Funding program, which inspires, enhances and supports organizations holding events within the City of Peoria. The Peoria City Council will be awarding funding, with individual awards based on budget approval. Applicants must meet all the eligibility requirements and submit the Affiliate Funding Application to be considered.


To learn more about volunteering, call the Neighborhood and Human Services Department at 623-773-7137.


For general information for Peoria’s special events:

Bill Moss, Arts and Events Superintendent
623-773-7133  |  623-773-7180 (fax)  |  william.moss@peoriaaz.gov

Tonia Edmundson, Arts and Events Coordinator
623-773-7764 | tonia.edmundson@peoriaaz.gov

For information on being a performer, special event sponsorship opportunities, to be a food vendor at one of our events or for questions regarding arts and craft applications. Food vendors wishing to be included in our resource book, please include a photo of your set-up, a sample menu with pricing, and what your power requirements are, if any to the address below. For entertainers, send a demo CD and a brief bio to the address below.

Andrea Collica, Arts and Events Coordinator
623-773-7244  |  623-773-7180 (fax) |  andrea.collica@peoriaaz.gov
(ATTN: Andrea Collica) City of Peoria, 9875 N. 85th Ave., Peoria, AZ 85345

For information on additional sponsorship opportunities or marketing:

Lori Nevares, SC Sales and Sponsorship Coordinator
623-773-8706  |  623-773-7180 (fax) |  lori.nevares@peoriaaz.gov