Please join us throughout the year for safe, fun and affordable events that are unique, unexpected and unforgettable! Scroll down to view all seasonal events.
CALLING ALL VENDORS for 2018-2019 Event Season
Town of Queen Creek - Vendor Application 2018-2019
Town of Queen Creek - Vendor Information 2018-2019
Winter Season (Dec, Jan, Feb)
Holiday and Festival Parade- Saturday, December 1, 2018
Come join the festivities including tree lighting ceremony, rides, attractions, food and craft vendors, as well as an appearance by Santa Claus himself! Hosted by Kiwanis Club & Club & Queen Creek Chamber of Commerce.
Kids' Christmas Car Show and Toy Drive - Saturday, December 8, 2018
Celebrate the holiday season at this classic car show and toy drive to benefit less fortunate children with toys for Christmas.
Holiday Recycling - Saturday, January 5, 2019 & Saturday, January 12, 2019
8 a.m. to noon at 19715 S. 120th St., North of the Barney Family Sports Complex.
Do you have trash & recycling services through the Town of Queen Creek? Did you know there are FREE recycling events you can participate in each year? Recycle Christmas trees, electronics, appliances, and latex or water-based paint. For additional information, visit our Trash & Recycling page.
Love Bug Dance - Friday, February 8, 2019
Come dressed in your best and dance the night away with your little Love Bug at this fun community event filled with music, games, crafts, and lots of dancing! A light dinner will be served. Space is limited and pre-registration is required with a fee.
Spring Season (Mar, Apr, May)
Roots N' Boots - Friday-Sunday, March 15-17, 2019
Celebrate our equestrian heritage at this annual event always held the 2nd weekend in March. This three day rodeo, carnival, vendor showcase and more offers something for everyone and is one of Queen Creek's signature events.
Spring Into QC - Saturday, March 30, 2019
Get ready for a hoppin' good time at this free signature event celebrating Queen Creek's families. With live entertainment and the always popular egg hunt, Spring Into QC will be fun for everyone!
QC Recycles for Earth Day - Saturday, April 20, 2019
Join us on Saturday, April 20 from 8 a.m. to noon for QC Recycles for Earth Day. This event is for residents with a current Town of Queen Creek trash & recycling account that present a water bill (within 45 days). Learn what items will be accepted here.
Peach Festival - May 11-13, 2019
Paint the town peach and celebrate 50 years of growing peaches in the desert. Schnepf Farms is the largest organic and pesticide free peach grower in the state and one of Queen Creek's hometown gems!
Summer Season (June, July, Aug)
Luau at the Splash Pad - Saturday, July 13, 2019
In celebration of national Park & Recreation Month, the community is invited to celebrate with us at the Splash Pad. In the past, this event featured hula dancers, food vendors, a live DJ, and fun activities. All ages welcomed and splash pad rules still apply.
Ice Cream Social - Saturday, July 20, 2019
Residents are invited to "get the scoop on what's going on in Queen Creek. Taking place at the Recreation Annex, this free, fun, and casual community outreach program provides residents opportunities to have their opinions heard and encourages them to learn about projects affecting Queen Creek. Town representatives are on hand to answer questions and display upcoming projects.
Fall Season (Sept, Oct, Nov)
Founders' Day - Saturday, September 21, 2019
Come celebrate Queen Creek's heritage at this family-friendly community event in Founders' Park. Take part in competitions, enjoy great food, music and entertainment, and experience a Battle of the Badge competition.
Olive Mill Garlic Festival - TBD
The 5th Annual Garlic Festival is here! Get your garlic fill at this HUGE 2-day event at the Olive Mill. Organically grown garlic from the garden will be sold - while supplies last! Enjoy live music, cooking demonstrations, games, and more. Blankets & chairs welcome, please no outside food or beverage. FREE ADMISSION! #GotGarlic
Fall Cultural Festival - TBD
Pan de Vida is proud to present their cultural festival at the Queen Creek Library. Participants will enjoy live performances, games, and activities, free health and wellness screenings, and much more.
Trunk or Treat - Saturday, October 19, 2019
Trunk or Treat provides a safe environment for families to enjoy an inexpensive evening of Halloween fun in a festival atmosphere! Children trick-or-treat by going from car trunk to car trunk on "Trunk or Treat Street" to get their bag filled with goodies.
America Recycles Day - TBD
Join us for America Recycles Day. This event is for residents with a current Town of Queen Creek trash & recycling account that present a water bill (within 45 days). Learn more about our recycling events here.
Pancake Breakfast - Saturday, November 16, 2019
Residents are invited to "wake up to what's cooking in Town" from 9-11 a.m. in the Town Hall Courtyard outside of Town Hall, 22350 S. Ellsworth Rd. This free, fun, and casual community outreach program provides residents opportunities to have their opinions heard and encourages them to learn about projects affecting Queen Creek. Town representatives are on hand to answer questions and display upcoming projects.
Ongoing Community Events
- Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Centre
- Queen Creek Olive Mill
- Schnepf Farms
- Queen Creek Performing Arts Center
Planning Your Own Neighborhood Event?
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About QC Special Events
The Town of Queen Creek Special Events team produces a variety of high-quality, professional events with a small hometown feel to appeals to residents and visitors of all ages and provide opportunities for you to make memories and share special moments with friends and family! We're always planning for the next event - considering new activities and entertainment options, securing sponsorships, recruiting vendors and coordinating volunteer groups.
Email Erica Perez or call 480-358-3719 for questions on sponsorships, activities and vendor information.