***ATTENTION***For health & safety reasons, Buckeye is taking steps to prevent exposure to COVID-19. All Parks & Recreation programs and events been canceled until further notice. We will determine if the events can be rescheduled to a future date. We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you.
The City of Buckeye offers a variety of events throughout the year. From Marathons and Air Shows to Carnivals and Fireworks, we offer something for everyone! Information is updated as new events are added, so make sure to check back regularly for the most up to date information.
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The Carol Rugh Film Series (CB)
Space Double Feature for Summer Reading
- Date: 05/24/2019 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
- Location: Coyote Branch Library
21699 W. Yuma Rd.
Buckeye , Arizona 85326
Watch two classic films while enjoying movie snacks. Following the movies, join in a lively discussion to learn fun facts from a local film scholar. Celebrating the kick off of the Summer Reading Program, ‘A Universe of Stories” we will be showing the short feature “A Trip to the Moon” (1902) followed by the family classic movie “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” (1982).
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Independence Day Celebration @ Youngker High School
Thursday, July 4, 2020 | 6:00p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Pack your blanket and chairs and enjoy the festive summer afternoon with water slides, All-American eats & treats and live entertainment at the 4th of July celebration! Join us for an evening of fun and activities for the whole family that will end with a patriotic Firework show at 9p.m.!
80th Annual Halloween Carnival @Earl Edgar Recreation Complex (500 S. Miller Rd.)
Saturday, October 24, 2020 | 5p.m. - 9p.m.
This is a family event features exciting carnival games, bingo, krazy cars, cake walk, food and much more! Tickets can be purchased to participate in activities and are $.50 each. Activities and food range in cost from 1-10 tickets. All booths, food and activities are operated by local non-profit groups and 100% of the proceeds raised go back into our community. Come out for a night of spooky family fun and help support our local charities, schools, churches and non-profit groups.
Fall Demolition Derby @ the Buckeye Arena (802 N. 1st St.)
November 2020|7 - 9:30 p.m.
The Demolition Derby is the 'Most fun you can have on a Saturday Night'. Food and drink vendors are on sight and a kids zone is provided for a fee. Lawn mower racing rounds out the evening of demolition derby fun. Spring & Fall events.
Hometown Holiday Boutique @ Sundance Crossings (21699 Yuma Rd.)
December 2020 | 9a.m.-4p.m.
When it comes to fun, the Annual Holiday Boutique is hard to beat. For those seeking unique and memorable gifts for their loved ones along with beautiful décor to add to their homes, it’s the perfect event! The boutique not only features incredible craftsmanship by local talented artisans and crafters, but also an array of activities such as pictures with Santa, book sale, live entertainment and much, much more. This event is free and friendly for all ages.
Buckeye Marathon @ the Buckeye Airport (3000 S. Palo Verde Rd.)
Saturday, January 2, 2021|8 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Join us for the 7th Annual Buckeye Marathon, Half, 10K, 5K, and Obstacle Course. Known for its downhill and fast course (marathoners will drop over 530 feet in elevation from the start to finish), the marathon route starts in the community of Sun City Festival before making its way around the beautiful White Tank Mountains and ending at the runway of the Buckeye Municipal Airport. Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K runners will start and finish at the airport, with views of the White Tank Mountains on the outgoing section of the out-and-back courses.
Buckeye Air Fair featuring the Copper State Fly-in @ the Buckeye Airport
(3000 S. Palo Verde Rd.)
Feb. 2021|8 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Join us for the 2021 Buckeye Air Fair featuring the COPPERSTATE Fly-In! This year's event will include a fly-in and expo for General Aviation pilots with an event that is open to the public both February 8th & 9th. Featured Activities Saturday and Sunday: - Air Show - Helicopter Candy Drop - Aviation vendors - Static military and aviation displays - Simulators - Kid's Zone - Arizona SciTech Festival - Helicopter and plane rides - Much, much more! Entry to the event is FREE, some activities will have a nominal fee.
This event features local vendors & activities for all dog lovers needs. Competitions day of will include: longest ears, longest tail, small dog races & musical chairs! Sign- ups will be available the day of the event to participate in each of the competitions, prizes are available for each category winner!
53rd Annual Buckeye Melodrama @ Buckeye High School (1000 E. Narramore Ave.)
March 2021 | 7p.m.
Come out to watch the 53rd Annual Buckeye Melodrama, “The Snake in the Grass”! The show will be held at Buckeye Union High School. Get your pre-sale tickets now (tickets can be purchased at the door for an additional $1). Tickets can be purchased here.
Come celebrate Spring in Buckeye! There will be a lot of fun for the entire family. Event will have bounce houses, pony and train rides, a petting zoo, carnival games, face painting and much more. Don't forget to decorate your personal Easter egg and get your professional photo taken with the Easter Bunny. Egg hunts will occur every half hour beginning at 9:30 a.m. Check back in for the egg hunt schedule to be posted.