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Upcoming Events in Parker Arizona


February

175th River Cities Spring Celebration - A 3 day, Spring Arts and Crafts fair in Western Park, with vendors from all over the western US. Fun for the whole family. Something to do for our winter visitors. Crafts of every variety shape and form, music, food, and great weather.

Address: Western Park / Highway 95 , Parker, Arizona
Ph: 928-595-4397 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: deanosnet@cybertrails.com
Web: www.classicfestsUSA.com
Fee: Free, with plenty of free parking

March

195th River Cities Spring Celebration - A 3 day, Spring Arts and Crafts fair in Western Park, with vendors from all over the western US. Fun for the whole family. Something to do for our winter visitors.
Crafts of every variety shape and form, music, food, and great weather.

Address: Western Park / Highway 95 , Parker, Arizona
Ph: 928-595-4397 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 928-342-5748
Email: deanosnet@cybertrails.com
Web: www.classicfestsUSA.com
Fee: Free, with plenty of free parking

25 - 26International Water Ski Races - High speed water ski marathon. 100 mile an hour ski racing on the enduro course. Racing starts each day at 8am. River will be closed to traffic during races.

Address: Bluewater Resort & Casino to La Paz Park and Back , Parker, Arizona
Ph: 928-669-2174 (Always call and confirm events)

25La Paz County Fair - 4-H exhibits, carnival, midway, entertainment, Miss La Paz County Scholarship Pageant, 10 am - 10 pm.

Address: Manataba Park , Parker, Arizona
Ph: 928-669-8100 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: arizonafairs.com
Fee: $5.00

18 - 19AZ0707007e002 - ParkerAnnual Bluegrass on the River - A Premier 3-day bluegrass music festival along the beautiful Colorado River featuring world class bluegrass bands from throughout the US including: The Gibson Brothers, The U.S. Navy Bluegrass Band Country Current, Williams & Clark expedition, The Chapman's, Frank Ray & Cedar Hill, The Bluegrass brothers, Honi Deaton & Dream and more.

This event features a top notch arts & craft fair with outstanding food & beverage, band workshops, a classic car show and much more. A don't miss festival in the Southwest. Early camping opens Monday Feb 25, 2008. Prime river lagoon sites available on 1st come/1st served basis.

Address: 7350 Riverside Dr Parker , Parker, Arizona
Ph: 209 480 4693 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 209 785 4693
Email: roaddog@caltel.com
Web: www.landspromotions.com
Fee: $17 Fri & Sun, $20 Sat, or 3-day package w/camping $68

June

27Annual Great Western Tube Float - Water adventurers, as singles, groups, or teams, can take part in this five-mile inner-tube race south along the "Parker Strip" section of the Colorado River from the Patria Flats to the Bluewater Resort and Casino.

This event runs from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., and culminates in a celebration complete with food, refreshments and prizes in a number of categories. Spectators can witness this very popular event for free.

Address: Parker Strip , Parker, Arizona
Ph: 928-669-2174 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@ParkerAreaChamberofCommerce.com

336th Annual Parker Tube Float - Embrace the Wild West Experience with Water!On Arizona's "West Coast" the most amazing thing happens every June:THE PARKER TUBE FLOAT! Please join us in our biggest fundraising event of the year! The Parker Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to have the BlueWater Resort & Casino as our title sponsor again this year and Parker Rotary Club as a Partner Sponsor.

This year we are changing a few things to help make the day more fun! We have lowered the cost to just $10 per floater. The first 300 to pre-register will receive a sponsor goody bag and an official event T-Shirt. There will be a limited number of T-shirts available so register early. As most of you know, only registered floaters will be eligible to participate in the drawings at the BlueWater Resort & Casino River's Edge Cantina.

This year we will be launching at La Paz County Park. Patria Flats Day Use Park will be closed. If you are pre-registered, you will get VIP parking at the south end of La Paz County Park where the event will launch. Please go to www.parkerfun.com to pre-register now!!!

Address: Parker, Arizona , Parker, Arizona
Ph: 928-669-2174 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: parkerareatourism@yahoo.com
Web: www.parkerfun.com
Fee: $10.00 per person

July

43Fourth of July - Address: 4 Corners , Parker, Arizona
Ph: 928-669-2174 (Always call and confirm events)

November

4Annual CRIT Fall Gathering - Native American cultural event that celebrates the traditional, cultural arts and crafts, language through song and dance groups, focuses on the sharing and education with other Arizona tribes. 1:30 p.m.

Address: Blue Water Resort & Casino , Parker, Arizona
Ph: 928-669-6757 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.critonline.com
Fee: Free

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Parker Dam

Parker Dam spans the Colorado River between Arizona and California, 155 miles downstream from Hoover Dam. Built between 1934 and 1938 by the Bureau of Reclamation, Parker Dam is operated with Hoover and Davis Dams to bring water and power benefits to residents of the lower Colorado River Basin.

Parker, AZ Landmarks


Parker Historical Society Museum

The temporary building (donated by the Beaver family)

Parker, AZ Museums

Poston Memorial Monument

This monument marks the site of the Poston War Relocation Center where 17,867

Parker, AZ Monuments

BlueWater Resort and Casino

Las Vegas fun is available in Parker at the BlueWater Resort and Casino, a gaming enterprise of the Colorado River Indian Tribes. The theme of the Resort is "The Lost City". All 200 rooms, of which 10 are suites, has a beautiful view of the Colorado River while looking down at the marina with 164

Parker, AZ Casinos

Things to do near Parker, AZ

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