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Marana Founders' Day in Downtown Marana

  • Marana Municipal Complex 11555 West Civic Center Drive Marana, AZ, 85653 United States (map)
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Float through time and learn about the community's history at the annual Marana Founders' Day event. Activities include the annual Marana Founders’ Day Parade, food vendors, inflatables, performances and more.

Volunteers are needed! Sign up here!

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS


REGISTER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PARADE

THIS YEAR’S THEME: PAST. PRESENT. FUTURE 

Parade begins at 10:00 A.M.


PARTICIPATE IN THE FOUNDERS’ DAY CAR SHOW

Brought in partnership with the Obsessions Car Club

 
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Peruse through a beautiful display of cars from throughout the region.



ACTIVITIES

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PARADE

Float through time and participate in the Founder's Day parade! Show your pride for our town with an entry that celebrates where we have been, where we are, and where we are going. 

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PET ADOPTIONS

You may meet your new best friend! Visit the Humane Society of Southern Arizona’s tent to meet our furry friends who are up for adoption.

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LIVE PERFORMANCES

11:30am Ballet Folklorico Xochitl

11:55am Marana High School Choir

12:20pm Chinese Cultural Center Lion Dance Troupe

12:45pm Sonora Borealis

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HISTORICAL DISPLAYS

Dive into Marana’s history with several cultural displays and booths.

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ART EXPO - STUDENT EDITION

Art expo hosted by local students from Marana Unified School District. Marana’s Senior Program will also be selling items to benefit the Community Food Bank.

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KIDS’ ACTIVITIES

Several activities will be available including inflatables, a kids’ craft area and a train for kids to ride.

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CAR SHOW

Take a look at a wide variety of vehicles on display

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FOOD AND NONFOOD VENDORS

Several food vendors will be on site to satisfy your cravings. Check out the nonfood vendor area to learn about local organizations or support a local vendor.

FOOD VENDORS

Ry’s Snacks
St. Christopher Catholic Church
Sweet Home Arizona Bakery LLC
Sweet Sensations Ice Cream & Candy
The Magnolia Blossom
The Sweet Dough Co

A&S
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit
Just Churros
Marana Heritage conservancy
Maui Wowie Hawaiian Coffees & Smoothies
Meatball Madness


NONFOOD VENDORS


VENDOR REGISTRATION

VENDOR REGISTRATION FOR FOOD AND NONFOOD VENDORS IS CURRENTLY FULL.

Please visit our vendor page to learn about and sign up for additional events.

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