This year’s Billy Moore Days Event is going to look much different out of necessity, but that won’t stop us from celebrating our history and heritage! The event will be a week-long virtual event with opportunity for community engagement throughout the week. Each day will have scheduled activities. The most up to date schedule is below.
Monday – Virtual Parade
A video featuring the best of the past and highlights from special entries scheduled for this year will be compiled and broadcast online on Monday, October 12th. We invite you to submit you past photos, videos or recordings of what you had scheduled to do this year! This year’s virtual parade will feature:
- Interviews with our Grand Marshal Julie Giese from Phoenix Raceway, Jr. Grand Marshal & Honorary Pioneer Martha Aragon Bodner
- Special performance by Agua Fria High School Marching band, Cheer and Pom squads.
- Videos and photos from some of our great past parade participants.
- Your submissions – send us your photos or videos of your past participation in Billy Moore Days (any year). They could be selected for the video! CLICK HERE to learn more
Deadline to submit Parade Entries: October 2, 2020
Tuesday -Great Facial Hair Fiasco Contest
Do you think you have the best Mustache or beard in the west? Submit your photos to our event committee to be judged by the public. A winner will be awarded on Tuesday, October 13th. Deadline to submit is October 2. CLICK HERE to sign up
Wednesday – Yeehaw Contest
Submit your video of your best “Yeehaw!” to the event committee for public judging. The winner will be announced Wednesday, October 14th live on our social media pages.
To enter the contest take a video of yourself using your best Billy Moore Day voice yelling YEE HAW and post it on Facebook or Twitter with #billymoorevoice. Deadline to post is October 9th.
Thursday – Pie Eating Contest
Join us for this year’s Pie Eating Contest. Space is limited, click the link below to register. The contest will be broadcast live on our social media pages, linked below. Deadline to register is October 2. CLICK HERE to register
Friday – Avondale’s Epic Scavenger Hunt
How well do you know Avondale? It’s fun for the whole family. This scavenger hunt will take you to some of our hidden gems and you may learn a thing or two about the businesses and attractions in Avondale. The Scavenger hunt will be posted here on Friday morning. You never know, there could be some special surprises at some of these stops! CLICK HERE if you are interested in being a part of the scavenger hunt.
Saturday – Fire Hose Frenzy
This year’s Fire Hose Frenzy will be broadcast live on our social media pages. All proceeds from this event benefit the Southwest Lending Closet. To learn more about the Southwest Lending Closet, Click Here. To sign up for Fire Hose Frenzy CLICK HERE