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Chandler Art Walk - Third Friday of every month. 5PM to 9PM. The Art Walk provides a fun family atmosphere where you can browse the many different types of art available from our talented artists.

It's a great opportunity to visit all of the unique establishments in downtown Chandler. We will feature live music from local talent
Some of the Art Types Represented

* Painting
* Photography
* Glass Art
* Pottery

* Jewelry
* Metal Work
* Mixed Media

Address: Downtown , Chandler, Arizona
Ph: 480–855–3539 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@downtownchandlerartwalk.com
Web: www.downtownchandlerartwalk.com

January

5 Multicultural Festival - The annual Friends of the Library Multicultural Festival presents activities from many cultures, dance performances, visual art demonstrations, music, cultural diversity forum, children's activities include mask making, storytelling and puppet shows, 11 am - 5 pm.

Address: Chandler Public Library , 22 S. Delaware St. , Chandler, Arizona
Ph: 480-782-2771 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: chandlerlibrary.org/friends/Festival.html
Fee: Free

February

9 Mardi Gras Festival - Hundreds of local revelers are expected to line the streets of Historic Downtown Chandler donning beads, masks and costumes for the Cajun style celebration, scheduled from 6 pm to 11:30 pm.

Historic Downtown Chandler will be teeming with activities all day — from a parade and street festival to Cajun cook-offs, arts & crafts, gourmet food booths, live entertainment, strolling musicians, street performers, jazz music, dancing, costume contests and the crowning of the Mardi Gras King and Queen.

A cocktail reception and registration will kick off the festivities at 6:00 p.m. at di Sciacca. The Mardi Gras Parade runs from di Sciacca to the Crowne Plaza San Marcos Resort at approximately 7:30 p.m. The Crowne Plaza San Marcos Resort is also hosting a dinner, costume contest, music and casino night from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m.

Ticket prices are $100 for VIP, which includes a reserved seat, food and beverages and $75 for regular admission, including food and beverage.

For tickets and event information, visit website.

Address: Historic Downtown Chandler , Chandler, Arizona
Ph: 480–855–3539 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.chandlermardigras.com
Fee: $75-$100

March

23 American Legion Riders Post 35 - Annual Car and Bike Show - FOOD ** BEER GARDEN ** MUSIC. Even if you don't have a car or bike to enter come on down to this FREE EVENT and check out the cars and bikes and enjoy the day with good friends, drink, food and music!

Registration from 9am - 11am
Judging from 11am - 2pm
Trophies at 3 !!!

All proceeds to Benefit Madison Street Veterans Association. http://madisonstreetveterans.org/

Please contact Ron Gadberry or email carandbikeshow@hotmail.com for an application for Vendor or Entry Form. Or, visit car and bike show website where you can also download and print off a vendor or car/bike entry form.

Address: 2240 W Chandler Blvd, Chandler, AZ , Chandler, Arizona
Ph: 480-322-0269 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: carandbikeshow@hotmail.com
Web: www.alr35.org/CarAndBikeShow2011.htm
Fee: Free to spectators. Car or Bike Entry Fee - $ 20.00. Vendor Fee - $ 25.00

1 - 3 Ostrich Festival - The Annual Ostrich Festival has ostrich races, carnival, arts & crafts, marketplace, international food, national & regional entertainment, interactive kid's area, and parade. Fr 3 pm - midnight, Sa 9 am - midnight, Su 11 am - 11 pm.

Address: Tumbleweed Regional Park, 2200 S. McQueen St. , Chandler, Arizona
Ph: 480-963-4571 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ostrichfestival.com
Fee: Free, Races are $3 each

2 Arizona Black Rodeo - The event highlights local and national African American rodeo competitors. There will be two shows 1:00pm and 7:00pm featuring bull riding, tie down roping, steer wrestling, steer undecorating, barrel racing and the crowd favorite calf scramble for the little ones.

Bring the entire family and experience one of the one of the best shows on dirt. Arizona Black Rodeo is fun for the entire family.

Come early and enjoy concessions and vendors.

Gates opens at 11:00am !

Address: Rawhide, 5700 W Norh Loop Road , Chandler, Arizona
Ph: 623-282-1555 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 602-304-1088
Email: info@azblackrodeo.com
Web: www.azblackrodeo.com
Fee: $12

April

22 - 23 Chandler Jazz Festival - The Chandler Jazz Festival is Arizona's premier Jazz weekend, featuring over 20 of the state's finest straight-ahead Jazz bands. The downtown area has plenty of free parking available, and attendees may want to bring a blanket or lawn chair to enjoy the outdoor performances. While enjoying many free performances you can also visit the galleries, restaurants and shops that make Historic Downtown Chandler a great place to visit. Friday, 5:00pm -10 pm. Saturday, Noon - 10 pm.

Address: Historic Downtown Chandler , Chandler, Arizona
Ph: 480-782-2735 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.chandleraz.gov/default.aspx?pageid=160
Fee: All performances free, except for the special engagement at the Chandler Center for the Arts.

13 - 14 Coors Monster Trucks & Jet Car Jam - 300 mph jet cars light up the night sky as they race down the drag strip, monster trucks in freestyle competition where fans pick the winner, Grave Digger vs. Bigfoot. Gates open at 2 pm.

Address: Firebird International Raceway , Chandler, Arizona
Ph: 602-268-0200 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.firebirdraceway.com
Fee: $24-42

20 Easter Celebration - Egg scramble is free! Come and enjoy photos with the Easter bunny, kids interactive amusement area, and face painting for a fee. 9 am - noon.

Address: Snedigar Sports Complex , Chandler, Arizona
Ph: 480-782-2735 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Admission is Free!

June

31 - 1 Juneteenth - Miss Juneteenth Celebration, entertainment, food, family fun. Friday, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Sat, 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm.

Address: Center for the Arts & Folley Park , Chandler, Arizona
Ph: 480-899-3022 (Always call and confirm events)

July

4 4th of July Celebration - Old Fashion Fourth of July at 4 pm, fireworks at 9:30 pm. Celebrate America and our heritage at this fun and festive Independence Day event for the entire family. The festivities are being held at the expanded Tumbleweed Park, and they are being presented by the Chandler Lions Club and the City of Chandler. The Cactus Bike Push, Pull, Peddle Bike Parade will be held at 6 p.m., with each registrant receiving a free gift. The participant with the bike that is decorated best will win a Harro children's bike. Many additional activities surround the event, including live music, a free kids carnival, and food and beverage vendors. Activities include a 35-foot water slide, a rock-climbing wall, a dunk tank, and assorted water games and interactive amusements for kids.

Address: Tumbleweed Park, Germann & McQueen Intersection , Chandler, Arizona
Ph: 480-782-2735 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.visitchandler.com
Fee: Park Admission is Free. Parking is $5, and other activities or vendors may charge.

October

4 - 6 Annual Kokopelli Krush - Largest grape crushing festival in the state! Win a cruise for two as the Grand Champions and other prizes for best and novice grape crushers, live music all weekend, great food and wine specials.

Address: Bistro at Kokopelli Winery, 35 W Boston St , Chandler, Arizona
Ph: 480-792-6927 (Always call and confirm events)

5 Annual Witches Night Out Halloween Costume Charity Event - A great event for a greater cause, witches, warlocks and creatures of the night, please join us on for the Annual Witches Night Out Halloween Costume Charity Event. The evening promises to be a night of fun, fantasy and frolic while helping to support local 501 nonprofits that help our animal friends. This year's charities are the Az Humane Society and Lost Our Homes Pet Foundation, whose main mission is to rescue pets left behind due to foreclosures or other financial hardships. Mark your calenders for an enchanted evening that includes tarot card readers, energy healers, an improv troupe, astrologist, a belly dancer and many other surprises. For more information on ticket purchase see website.

Address: 12 West Main St , Chandler, Arizona
Email: rtwarner@artisticviewimports.com
Web: www.witchesnightout.com
Fee: $40.50 Person

November

25 Annual Holiday Enchantment - Time: 6:00 PM

Address: At Oakwood Country Club , Chandler, Arizona
Ph: 480-963-4571 (Always call and confirm events)

1 - 2 Raku Arts & Crafts Festival - Brought to you by The Potters Edge, this event will feature arts and crafts, food and beverages, music and entertainment. The focus of this event is to introduce ceramic arts and pottery to the Chandler Community. Friday - 5PM - 10PM, Saturday - 10AM - 5PM.

Address: Dr. AJ Chandler Park, Arizona Avenue , Chandler, Arizona
Fee: $175/weekend badge

8 - 10AZ0608007e023 - Chandler Arizona Balloon Classic - Witness more than 50 hot air balloons take flight both morning and night at Wild Horse Pass in Chandler, Arizona. Don't miss this unique visual spectacle during the perfect time of year.

Attractions include:

"Hare and Hound" competitions Fri., Sat. and Sunday mornings
Desert glows Fri. and Sat. evenings
Family entertainment by Rawhide Western Theme Park
Skydivers
Fireworks presented by Navy Federal Credit Union
Family Fun Zone
Shopping
Food

Gates Open & Close: Friday 5:30AM – 8PM; Saturday 5:30AM – 8PM; Sunday 5:30AM – 12 Noon

Address: Wild Horse Pass at the Gila River Indian Community, 48th St. & North Loop Rd , Chandler, Arizona
Ph: 877-324-4846 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@azballoonclassic.com
Web: www.azballoonclassic.com/
Fee: Gate fee: $10; Advance: $7. Under 5 FREE

16 - 20 Annual Santas Theme Park - Two million glittering lights, 50 amusement park rides, workshops, live entertainment, petting zoo, exotic lion and tiger show, elephant show & rides, holiday treats, 4,000 square foot ice skating rink. Through first week of January. Call for days and times of operation.

Address: Firebird International Raceway , Chandler, Arizona
Ph: 888-PHX-SANTAS (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.visitsantas.com
Fee: Adults: $19.95; 60+ and Children under 9: $14.95; Family Packs: $59.95

December

21 Annual Santas Theme Park - Two million glittering lights, 50 amusement park rides, workshops, live entertainment, petting zoo, exotic lion and tiger show, elephant show & rides, holiday treats, 4,000 square foot ice skating rink. Through first week of January. Call for days and times of operation.

Address: Firebird International Raceway , Chandler, Arizona
Ph: 888-PHX-SANTAS (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.visitsantas.com
Fee: Adults: $19.95; 60+ and Children under 9: $14.95; Family Packs: $59.95

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