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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.)
Friday, March 27th & Saturday, March 28th | 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.
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.!
Spring Demolition Derby @ the Buckeye Arena (802 N. 1st St.)
Saturday, May 9, 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.
Buckeye Marathon @ the Buckeye Airport (3000 S. Palo Verde Rd.)
Saturday, January 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.)
Thursday, 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.