City of Tolleson Events

 The Parks and Recreation Department organizes and facilitates
a phenomenal line up of events throughout the year. 

Tolleson Parks & Recreation Center

9251 W. Washington St.
Tolleson, AZ 85353
Hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 6:00 pm. | 623-474-4992

For any questions regarding City events, please contact Francis Valenzuela, Events Coordinator at (623) 936-2762 or 

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Sponsorship and Vendor Opportunities

If you would like to be a sponsor for a City of Tolleson event, please use the following links to learn about how you can become a sponsor and/or vendor for any of these events.

Event Sponsorship | Notice For Vendors

If you are interested in being a food, food truck or craft/product vendor for the City of Tolleson special events, please email Francis Valenzuela at to be added to the special events e-mail list. Thank you for your interest!

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City of Tolleson Events - 2023 Dates & Locations

Event Details 
Family Movie Nights in the Park! 
February, March, April, May, June, August (in-doors), September, October, November (Tolleson Veterans Park - 86th Avenue & Van Buren St.)
Join us for Family Movie Night at the Park - Movie begins at dusk. Don't forget your blankets and chairs. Snack bar available on site.
Latin Music Festival March 4th & 5th - Downtown Tolleson Street Festival - 91st to 94th Avenue & Van Buren St.
The annual Latin Music Festival returns to the Tolleson Paseo de Luces on Van Buren between 91st Ave and 94th Ave. Come and enjoy the Latin sounds of Salsa, Cumbia & Mariachi. Show N' Shine Car Show display & KIDS Zone. Details to follow.
Founder's Day Whoopee Daze Festival April 14th, 15th & 16th - Tolleson Veterans Park - 86th Avenue & Van Buren St.
The City of Tolleson presents its annual Whoopee Daze festival. This event has many aspects.
Parade, Corn Hole Tournament, Whoopee Factor - Fear Factor style contest, 16" Softball Tournament, Carnival, Live entertainment - Special Guest Ram Hererra. Food and craft booths. Details coming SOON!
4th of July Celebration Tuesday, July 4th - Tolleson Veterans Park - 86th Avenue & Van Buren St.
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Latin Music Festival - March 4-5, 2023

The City of Tolleson would like to invite you, your family and friends to our annual Latin Music Street Festival on Saturday, March 4th and Sunday, March 5th on Van Buren Street between 91st and 94th Avenues.  Admission is free for all activities.

 The weekend will feature a variety of live musical entertainment from salsa, cumbia and mariachi performers. This street festival will also include food trucks, product vendors, free kids zone and car show which will make this a weekend of endless fun for the entire family.


Road closures on Van Buren Street Between 91st and 94th Avenues will begin Saturday, March 4th at 4:00 a.m. and will remain closed until 1:00 a.m. on Monday, March 6th.


Free event parking will be available at the northeast and southeast corners of 91st Avenue and Van Buren Street. ADA parking will be available at the southwest corner of 91st Avenue & Van Buren Street.

Vendor Opportunities: Food Vendor Application | Non-Food Vendor Application

Latin Music Info Flyer

Show N' Shine - Car Show

The City of Tolleson in partnership with the Tolleson Union High School's Automotive Shop will be hosting the 5th Annual Show N' Shine Car Show during the Latin Music Street Festival. The Car Show will take place on Sunday, March 5th, in Downton Tolleson Paseo de Luces (91st - 94th Avenue & Van Buren Street)

Trophies awarded. *Day of registration accepted - ONLY upon available space* Cars, Trucks, bikes, peddle cars, all welcomed to participate. 

Click here for the 5th Annual Show N' Shine Application. Email applications to

Show N Shine 2023 Flyer