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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Friends of Library BBQ Dinner @Buckeye Elementary School Gym (517 E. Monroe Ave.)
Friday, January 25 | 6:30p.m.
Come enjoy a fun-filled evening with BBQ dinner, a 50/50 raffle, live music from local firefighter Jim Helms, a local family photo gallery, and more. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for kids 10 and younger and can be purchase at the Downtown Library, the Coyote Branch Library or the Buckeye Valley Museum. Checks can also be mailed to the following and tickets will be at Will Call. This event is hosted by the Friends of the Buckeye Public Library.
Buckeye Days Parade/Cattle Drive @Main Street
Saturday, January 26 | 9:30a.m.
Join us for a day full of activities that bring you right back to Buckeye's roots. Activities include cattle drive parade, free wild west show, live & silent auction and a vendor marketplace!
Chuck Wagon Cook-Out @ The Buckeye Valley Museum
Saturday, January 26 | 11a.m.-1p.m.
Join the Roundup behind the Buckeye Valley Museum following the Buckeye Days Parade for a good old Chuck Wagon Cookout. Hosted by the Buckeye Valley Historical Society, the Cookout includes Museum Tours, Family Photo History, and Live Music from Local Firefighter Jim Helms. In addition, a hamburger, chips, and drink can be purchased for only $5 and proceeds will go toward the Buckeye Valley Museum Facade Project.
Buckeye Wild West Show @6th St. Plaza (517 E. Monroe)
Saturday & Sunday, January 26th & 27th | 10a.m.-3p.m.
Come out to this great family fun Wild West event! The show features Dr. Buck and the wild bunch that will showcase wild west comedy, gunfight and stunts! Don't miss out on this great event that brings you back in time to Buckeye's roots, January 26th & 27th. Not to mention this event is FREE!!
Senior Pro Rodeo (10300 South Miller Road)
Friday January 25, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m., Saturday January 26, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. & Sunday January 27, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. 2019, Gates open at 12:00 p.m. Rodeo starts at 2:00 p.m.
Grand Opening - Buckeye Skate Park (299 N. 9th St.)
Saturday, January 26th|11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Come out to the Grand Opening of the Buckeye Skate Park! The downtown skatepark rehabilitation project is now complete and will re-open with a ribbon cutting ceremony followed by a skate performance by pro skater, Jud Heald at our very own Buckeye Skate Park - January 26th!
Light refreshments provided.
Steak Fry, Entertainment, Silent & Live Charity Auction @Buckeye Elementary School Gymnasium (210 S. 6th Street) | Saturday January 26th, 6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Prepare to be amazed during Dr. Buck’s pre-dinner show. Watch as fresh meat is grilled on an open flame to cook up rare, medium or well done steaks with all the fixin’s ($15 per person)! Live Auction starts at 8 p.m. Proceeds over $20,000 have been raised from BUCKEYE DAYS and channeled to organizations such as Rotary Club of Buckeye and Buckeye Lions Club to pay for local high school scholarships year after year.
Buckeye Air Fair featuring the Copper State Fly-in @ the Buckeye Airport
(3000 S. Palo Verde Rd.)
Saturday, Feb. 9 & Sun. Feb. 10|9 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Join us for the 2019 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 9th & 10th. 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.
Veterans Lift Up Event @Odyssey High School (1495 S. Verrado Way)
Saturday, February 16 | 8a.m.-1p.m.
This event will bring businesses, organizations and non-profit groups together to offer services and information to Veterans; free of charge. U.S. Veterans of all ages are invited to browse through for services and benefits such as registering with the VA, Social Security information, wellness checks, library cards, educational and resume services, job opportunities, discounts for products and services, legal services, volunteer opportunities, assistance for pets/service animals of Veterans, etc. An opportunity to connect with Veterans organizations such as the American Legion, Daughters of the America Revolution, and Veterans of Foreign Wars will also be provided. A complimentary breakfast will be served by local non-profit organization Up By Their Bootstraps.
Quarter Auction @ Dr. Saide Recreation Center (1003 E. Eason Ave.)
Friday, February 22, 2019 | 6 - 9 p.m.
$3 Entry (Includes one Paddle)
The Quarter Auction Craze is a cross between bingo and an auction. Each prize package will be up for bid for one or two quarters per auction paddle. If you’ve paid your quarter to participate in that auction and your auction paddle number is called – you win! Plan to bring your quarters and friends and enjoy a great evening of fun! Refreshments will be served.
52nd Annual Melodrama @Youngker Highschool (3000 S. Apache Rd.)
Friday, March 29 & Saturday, March 30 |7 - 9 p.m.
The 52nd Annual Buckeye Melodrama, “Sundown Alley”, by Tim Kelly will premier Friday, March 29 & March 30, 2019 at Youngker High School. The cast members include our very own community members of Buckeye!
Be sure to check back for details on how to purchase tickets soon!
Spring Celebration @ Sundance Park (22865 W. Lower Buckeye Rd.)
Saturday, April 12 | 9a.m.-1p.m.
Come out to the Spring Celebration for fun, family activities for Everyone! Activities include:
•Photos with the Easter Bunny
• Face Painting
• Train Rides
• Bounce House
• Egg Decorating
• Petting Zoo
• Pony Rides
& Egg Hunt!
Spring Demolition Derby@ the Buckeye Arena (802 N. 1st St.)
Saturday, May 4 |7 - 9:30 p.m.
Tickets: Adults $10, Children 6-12 $5, Children 5 and under are free, Family Pack of 2 Adults & 2 Children $25
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.