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Trash and recycling services will not be impacted by the Labor Day holiday. Residents in Zone 1 must have their carts out by 6 a.m. on Sept. 2 for service. As a reminder, residents may schedule bulk trash services online at QueenCreek.org/BulkTrash.

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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.

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CALLING ALL VENDORS for 2019-2020 Event Season

Town of Queen Creek - Vendor Application 2019-2020

Town of Queen Creek - Vendor Information 2019-2020 

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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.

QC Recycles - Saturday, November 9, 2019
Residents are invited to this drop-off event to recycle their used appliances, electronics, scrap metal, latex & acrylic paint and documents to shred. 

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.   

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 Winter Season (Dec, Jan, Feb)

Holiday and Festival Parade - TBD
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 - TBD
Celebrate the holiday season at this classic car show and toy drive to benefit less fortunate children with toys for Christmas.

QC Recycles - Saturday, January 4, 2020 / Saturday, January 11, 2020
Residents are invited to these drop-off events to recycle their used Christmas tree, appliances, electronics, latex & acrylic paint and documents to shred. 

Love Bug Dance  - February 7, 2020
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.  

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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 28, 2020
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 - Saturday, April 18, 2020
Residents are invited to this drop-off event to recycle their used appliances, electronics, scrap metal, tires, latex & acrylic paint and documents to shred. 

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Summer Season (June, July, Aug)

Hometown 4th - Thursday, July 4, 2019
Celebrate America at Schnepf Farms as they provide food trucks, entertainment, fun, and a fireworks show to remember.  Tickets can be purchased online or at the gate.

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. 

Ongoing Community Events 


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. 

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