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 francis.valenzuela@tolleson.az.gov 

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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 francis.valenzuela@tolleson.az.gov to be added to the special events e-mail list. Thank you for your interest!

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City of Tolleson Events - 2022 Dates & Locations

Event Details 
Family Movie Nights in the Park! 
Join us for Family Movie Night at Veterans Park - Movie begins at dusk. Don't forget your blankets and chairs. 
Friday, December 16 @6:00PM (Movie will be at Porfirio H. Gonzales Elementary 9401 W Garfield St.)
Luces de Navidad Street Festival December 10-11, 2022 
The City of Tolleson would like to invite you, your family and friends to our annual Luces de Navidad Street Festival on Saturday, December 10th and Sunday, December 11th. The street festival will be held on Van Buren Street between 91st and 94th Avenues. Admission is free for all activities.

This year’s event will feature live musical entertainment by various local band favorites and a special performance by 5-time Grammy Award winner, Little Joe & La Family. We are also happy to announce a special performance by one of the most versatile artists of Tejano music today, Chente Barrera. Don’t forget we’ll showcase our traditional Light Parade down Van Buren Street which begins at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 10th.

The weekend will feature food trucks, craft vendors, free carnival rides and kids activities which will make for a two day event of endless fun for the entire family. Our Kids’ Zone will also feature family games, competitions, arts & crafts and a visit from Santa Claus.

Luces de Navidad Festival 

Downtown Tolleson | 91st - 94th Ave & Van Buren St.

Downtown Tolleson Luces de Navidad Street Festival 

Luces de Navidad Flyer 2022


Luces de Navidad Schedule *

Saturday, December 10, 2022  Kids Stage -East (92nd Avenue & Van Buren Street)

12:00 P.M. - Carnival rides open (KIDS ACTIVITIES SCHEDULE/TIME IS BEING FINALIZED - check back soon!)

 Saturday, December 10, 2022  Main Stage - (92nd Drive & Van Buren Street)

  12:00 P.M. Opening with G&R Entertainment & Adult/Family Games

 2:00 P.M.  New Frequency Band 

4:30 P.M. Louie Sanchez and the Band

7:00 P.M.  Tolleson Holiday Light Parade

 8:15 P.M.  Little Joe y Familia band

 Sunday, December 11, 2022  Kids Stage -East (92nd Avenue & Van Buren Street)

 12:00 P.M. - Carnival rides open (KIDS ACTIVITIES SCHEDULE/TIME IS BEING FINALIZED - check back soon!)

 12:00 P.M. Opening with G&R Entertainment & Adult/Family Games

 1:00 P.M.    Tolleson Elementary Mariachi Band  

1:30 P.M.    Mariachi Continental Azteca

 4:00 P.M.    Grupo El Regresso 

7:00 P.M.  Chente Barrera

 *schedule is subject to change/updates will be posted*

ROAD CLOSURE

Road closures on Van Buren Street between 91st and 94th Avenues will begin Saturday, December 10th at 12:00AM and will remain closed until 1:00AM on Monday, December 12th. A small portion of Van Buren St. will be closed between 91st Drive & 92nd Avenue for carnival ride set-up beginning Friday, December 9th at 10:00PM.

EVENT PARKING

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.

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