Billy Moore Days will take place in Historic Avondale October 26 – 29, with the return of the event’s favorite elements including the Billy Moore Days Parade and Carnival, and marks the 71st anniversary of Avondale’s incorporation.
What’s happening at the festival!
Festival activities are held along Western Avenue between 3rd Street & 6th Street.
Friday, October 27th: 6pm -11pm
Saturday, October 28th: 11am – 11pm
Saturday, October 28th 10am – 11:30 am
Western Avenue between Litchfield Rd. & 5th Street
CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS ON THE PARADE
Thursday: 6pm – 10pm
Friday: 6pm – 11pm
Saturday: 11am – 11pm
Sunday: 12pm – 10pm
Deconcini Park will come alive with carnival rides, games and snacks! A variety of rides will be available for all ages
Carnival Ticket Prices:
Individual tickets $1.50
10 Tickets for $12
20 tickets for $20
Unlimited wristband for $25
Free kids activities give a flavor for the old west with panning for gold, Bow & Arrow Bulls Eye Quest, Rubber Band Gun Shootout and Rodeo Calf Roping. We’ll even have a branding station where your kids can receive free western themed face painting!
Dr. Buck’s Wild West Show:
Take a trip back in time to gun fights, roping, horsemenship and good old fashioned fun! Dr. Buck’s Wild West Show will include The Wild West Comedy Gun Fight and Stunt show, The Wizard of the West Mysterioso Magic show, True West Tales with old west Historian Cowboy Lee Anderson.
Boys & Girls Club 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
More details to come soon.
The City of Avondale’s History on Display
During the weekend event, visit the lobby of the Sam Garcia Western Avenue Library to learn about the history of our city. A display will be up that will showcase a historic timeline, pinpointing key features in Avondale’s history, as well as feature the legend of Billy Moore, Avondale’s founder. On Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28th from 6-8pm Three Rivers Historical Society will provide volunteers to staff the display and share tidbits about Avondale’s past.
Games and Contests
In honor of Avondale being named an All American City we have a variety of all American games and contests to participate in including corn hole competitions, pie eating competitions, sack races, yee-haw hollerin’ contests and more. Check back for more details and to sign up.
Billy Moore Days Co-ed Softball Tournament
Saturday, October 28, Festival Fields Park – details to be provided soon
Stop by and interact with a variety of animals straight off the farm! Cuddly bunnies, fascinating goats, soft sheep and more!
Stop into our saloon to wet your whistle! Only for our adults guests, our beer garden will feature Crescent Crown Products nice and cold.
Interested in participating? Click below for details…