Parks and Recreation Special Events2018-07-10T08:45:43+00:00

Parks and Recreation Special Events

The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department is proud to provide a variety of special events to its community  and visitors throughout the year.

Upcoming Events

Drum Circle Returns for the Fall

September 22 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Musicians are invited to participate in the first Fall Drum Circle, courtesy of the Florence Arts and Culture Commission on Saturday, September 22 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., at the Jacob Suter House, 270 […]

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Come View the Stars

September 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Star Gazing into Fall The recreation and library divisions of Florence Community Services have partnered to offer an in-depth look into the sky on Saturday, September 22nd. Star Gazing into Fall will be held from […]

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Movie in the Park

October 13 @ 6:30 pm

Instead of traveling several miles to view a movie with the family, citizens are invited to watch family friendly movies at our Movies in the Park events. Families are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and […]

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Florence Makes a Difference

October 27 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am

Florence Makes a Difference Day committee will choose approximately five projects for volunteers in the community to participate in. Participants will receive their assignment and assist with items such as cleaning, painting, picking up trash, […]

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Halloween Fright Fest

October 31 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Fright Fest is a fun, and safe alternative for your family to enjoy Halloween evening. Local businesses and organizations create various backyard carnival style games, decorated trunk spaces, pumpkin carving contest and a costume […]

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Junior Parada

November 23 - November 25

This year marks the 86th Jr. Parada. It is the oldest Jr. Rodeo in the United States. Florence is filled with cowboy spirit, as floats line Main Street. After the parade head out to the […]

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Christmas on Main Street

December 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Get in the holiday spirit early at our Christmas on Main Street Event. There will be pictures with Santa, Food Vendors, entertainment, and the Light Parade will conclude our evening. If you are interested in […]

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Historic Home Tour

February 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am

A celebration of the Town’s rich history, unique homes and buildings are featured on this historic home tour. The route is planned for those to enjoy a leisurely stroll through Main Street or hop a […]

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Pooch Party

February 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 pm

In need of vaccinations and/or licensing for your fur babies? Take advantage of the representatives from the Pinal County Animal Care and Control at the Central Bark Park to perform these services.   Saturday, February […]

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Road to Country Thunder

April 6, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Can’t wait for Country Thunder to start? We can’t either! We are celebrating the nearing of the Southwest’s greatest country music event, Country Thunder, with a little party of our own. The pre-festival bash features […]

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Sponsorship Opportunities

The Town of Florence Parks and Recreation Department provides various events throughout the year, and we rely very much on sponsorship to make these events possible for our community. If you are interested in sponsoring any of our events please contact Alison Feliz at (520) 868-7585.

Parks and Recreation

Suggested Event Parking

Street parking on Bailey Street

Street parking on Quartz Street

Jaques Square 291 N. Main Street
(if location isn’t part of event)

Jaques Square Map

Arriola Square 191 N. Main Street
(if location isn’t part of event)

Arriola Square Map

High Profile RV Parking 185 N. Quartz Street

High Profile RV Parking Map