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Florence, Arizona

Upcoming Events in Florence Arizona


January

9 Annual Florence Woman’s Club Fashion Show - Time: Doors open at 11:00am

Address: GFWC Florence Woman’s Club, 231 N. Willow St. , Florence, Arizona
Ph: 520-868-8197 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: fwcreserve@gmail.com
Web: www.gfwcflorencewomansclub.org

February

6 Annual Tour of Historic Florence - Explore the history of one of Arizona’s oldest towns. The self-guided tour highlights the history and architecture of Florence dating back to Territorial days.

Time: 10:00am-4:00pm

Cost: $12.00 Adults (10.00 advance) Children 18 & under free. Group rates are also available.

Location: Tour Begins at Padilla Park, 440 N. Main St.
Information: Florence Parks & Recreation, (520) 868-7589

Ph: 520-868-7589 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.florenceazchamber.com

7 Annual Florence Prison Run - Come out and ride with the Old Bastards MC and the Harley Riders of the East Valley.

We'll meetup @ the Chevron location listed here. Then roll out to Florence as a group. I hope to see you and if you have any questions please call Trigger @ (480)[masked]

$20 at the event. Plus there will be vendors and food available and Cold Drinks...

Ph: 520-868-9433 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: ljohnson@florenceazchamber.com
Web: www.florenceazchamber.com
Fee: $20 Registration Fee

March

27 Annual Fishing Derby - Kids 18 and under come out to Lake Florence at Heritage Park and reel in the big one. Catch a fish with a tag and bring it to the Parks and Recreation canopy to win a prize. The fisherman with the heaviest catch of the night wins the grand prize.

Food vendors will be present so be sure to bring extra money.

12:00pm.

Address: Heritage Park, 600 N. Main St. , Florence, Arizona
Ph: 520-868-7589 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.florenceazchamber.com

6 Annual Spring Festival-Anthem - Festivities include a petting zoo, carnival games, rides, live music, beer garden and dance performances.

Time: 11:00am to 6:00pm

Address: Anthem Community Park , Florence, Arizona
Ph: 520-723-6631 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.florenceazchamber.com

12 - 13 Museum's Garage Sale - Giant Garage sale -- benefits the museum. 7am. to 2pm.

Back of Pinal County Historical Museum

Address: 715 South Main St. , Florence, Arizona
Ph: 520-868-4382 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.florenceazchamber.com

April

8 - 11 Country Thunder USA - Local & national acts performing 12 hours a day & a wide variety of displays, contests, arts & crafts & food, 11 am - 11 pm.

Previous headliners have included Keith Urban, Kid Rock, and Miranda Lambert and Willie Nelson.

Address: Canyon Moon Ranch, 20585 E. Price Road , Florence, Arizona
Ph: 866-802-6418 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.countrythunder.com

July

4 Freedom Fest July 4th Celebration - Fireworks at approx. 8:30pm

Florence Freedom Fest

Time: 3:00pm-8:30pm

Location: Heritage Park, 600 North Main St.

Information: Florence Parks & Recreation, (520) 868-7589


Fireworks at approx. 8:30pm

Address: Heritage Park, 600 N. Main Street , Florence, Arizona
Ph: 520-868-9433 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: ljohnson@florenceazchamber.com
Web: www.florenceazchamber.com
Fee: Free to the public

17 Annual Casino Night - Don't miss this years Casino Night. We will have thousands of dollars in prizes to win along with great food from various Florence Restaurants, as well as a full cash bar. There will be a DJ, and plenty of playing tables with blackjack, roulette, Texas hold 'em poker, and bingo!. 6 pm-11 pm.
Tickets may be purchased at the following locations:
Florence Chamber of Commerce office (Mon-Fri): 520-868-9433
LB Cantina: 520-868-9981
Mt. Athos Restaurant: 520-868-0735
Big Quick's BBQ: 520-518-5119
Coolidge-Florence Elk's Lodge: 520-723-3832

Address: Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 240 W. Highway 287 , Florence, Arizona
Ph: 520-868-9433 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.florenceazchamber.com
Fee: Cost: $50.00 each

November

19 - 21 Florence Jr. Parada Rodeo - The Florence Jr. Parada Rodeo is the Nation's Oldest continuous junior rodeo. There will be novelty events as well as "regular" rodeo events.

Participants are ages 5-18.

The annual Florence Jr. Parada Rodeo is known as the "Cowboy Cradle of the Great Southwest" - home to many World Renowned Rodeo Cowboys.

Time: Parade 10am; Rodeo 1pM
Location: Charles Whitlow Rodeo Grounds, 3 miles south of Florence on Hwy 79

Cost: $5.00 per carload at the rodeo grounds

Information: Florence Parks & Recreation, (520) 868-7589

Address: 3 miles S of Florence on Hwy 79 , Florence, Arizona
Ph: 520-868-7589 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@florencejrparadarodeo.com
Web: florencejrparadarodeo.com
Fee: $5 per car includes program

December

4 Christmas on Main Street - 6:00 pm - 8:30pm, Light parade begins at 8:00pm.

Address: North Main Street, Historic Downtown Florence , Florence, Arizona
Ph: 520-868-7589 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.florenceazchamber.com

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Pinal County Historical Museum

A flashback into Native American and Territorial Arizona history is your when you visit the museum. There are exhibits of 125 varieties of barbed wire, early doctor'

Florence, AZ Museums

Nicholas Saloon

The earliest fired-brick building still standing in Florence and the town's second oldest brick structure, the second Nicholas Saloon and Beer Hall was built in 1889 for John Nicholas. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Florence, AZ Historic Buildings

First Presbyterian Church of Florence

The First Presbyterian Church of Florence was the second oldest Presbyterian Church in Arizona. Established in November of 1888

Florence, AZ Historic Churches

Clarke House

Indian raids on white settlers were common in the 1880s. When William Clarke, a mining engineer, and his wife Ella came to Florence, he devised built-in security in constructing his residence about 1884

Florence, AZ Historic Homes

Jesus Martinez House

In 1888, Florence staged her most famous gunfight between ex-sheriff, Pete Gabriel and his former deputy, Joe Phy. The shooting started in the Tunnel Saloon and ended in the middle of Main Street. Gabriel survived; Phy died a few hours later. Also surviving the showdown was a 6 x 4

Florence, AZ Historic Homes

Things to do near Florence, AZ

Cave Creek Recreation Area

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