Events_1024x250
BalloonClassic_200x133_561A4674 
               
    JANUARY
 


ARIZONA BALLOON CLASSIC

The Annual Arizona Balloon Classic is a FUN event for the entire Community!!! This three day event features hot air balloon rides, family fun zone, hot air balloon tether rides, Kids FREE breakfast (Saturday only), Fireworks (Saturday only) and festival foods. 

Heart&Sole_200x133_561A4753
              
    FEBRUARY 
 

SPRING TRAINING AT GOODYEAR BALLPARK
Goodyear Ballpark is home to the Cincinnati Reds and Cleveland Indians.  The Ballpark was named the best place to see a spring training game as voted by Phoenix New Times readers Best of Phoenix - twice - and by USA Today's 10BEST reader's choice as the best place to watch a spring training game in Arizona.

HEART AND SOLE 5K
Kick start the year with either a 5K or 1 Mile Course at Goodyear Ballpark in February 2019.

CULTUREPOP BLOCK PARTY
Tale of Two Cities began was a partnership five years ago between the Cities of Avondale and Goodyear celebrating Arizona's Centennial.  The event quickly changed into a cultural celebration that included a parade and festival. CulturePOP Block Party will bring together cultures from around the world. This is a family friendly, community event featuring a Naturalization Ceremony, live entertainment, street performers, cultural demonstrations, kids activities and food, beer and wine from around the world.

Lakeside-MusicFest_200x133_EC2A7622 
              
   APRIL
 

 
SMALL BUSINESS SUMMIT
Annual event for small businesses presented by the cities of Avondale, Goodyear, Litchfield Park and Tolleson in conjunction with the Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce.  This event connects the power of small businesses by networking with other local business as well as hosting guest speakers teaching on topics including sources for capital, cash flow, managing debt, protecting your assets and new marketing tools.  If you're an entrepreneur, this in one event you won't want to miss!

SKATEFEST
Surf some of Goodyear's finest concrete at Goodyear Community Skate Park, 3151 N. Litchfield Road during the annual, free celebration of skate culture.  Witness tricks, flips, jumps and skating demos by professional and semi-professional skateboarders. Start practicing now so you can compete in the best trick contest, raffles, vendors, food, and more!!!

LAKESIDE MUSIC FESTIVAL
Lakeside Music Festival isheld at the Estrella Lakeside Amphitheater in April. This free Goodyear event, hosted by the West Valley Arts Council, features performances from a variety of musicians on two stages. With over nine hours of entertainment, there is something for everyone to enjoy. From a "Kids Zone,” awesome food vendors, and a beer and wine tent, the Lakeside Amphitheater will come alive as music fills the air.

StarSpangled4th_200x133_070417jas-0053           JULY - AUGUST
 

STAR SPANGLED FOURTH
Celebrate Independence Day with us! Enjoy live music, kids activities, a 20 minute firework spectacular and more. Free parking and admission.

MOVIE NIGHT AT GOODYEAR BALLPARK
Families are invited to bring their blankets and come decked out in their most comfortable pajamas to see a movie under the stars at Goodyear Ballpark, 1933 S. Ballpark Way. The annual summer Movie Nights at the Ballpark series features a fun lineup of popular movies. Parking and admission are free. Concessions are available for purchase. Gates open thirty minutes before show time.

Balet_200x133_IMG_1071
              
   SEPTEMBER
 
BALLET UNDER THE STARS
With attendance reaching over 5000, Ballet under the Stars has become a favorite art event for the residents of the City of Goodyear. Set among the beautiful backdrop of the North Lake Amphitheater in Estrella, residents young and old enjoy an evening of dance, food, and conversation. Ballet Under the Stars takes place in September, with 2017 promising to be bigger than before.  
FallFestival_200x133_561A2679           OCTOBER
 

FALL FESTIVAL
A celebration of Fall with a safe and fun family event at the ballpark, including Trackless train rides, Pumpkin patch, Inflatable activities, Costume contests, Trick-or-treating and more!

ART OF CULTURES EXPO
Join us as we celebrate the rich culture and ethnic traditions from across the west valley. We will feature artisans, historians, dance performers, musicians, and many more!

Wag&TAg_200x133_EC2A0077 
              
    NOVEMBER
 


VETERANS DAY TRIBUTE
This event pays tribute to the tremendous sacrifices made by the men and women of the armed forces, along with their families, in serving our country. All five branches of the military are invited to participate.  Interactive Flag Garden, Bar-B-Que, Heroes Formal Tribute, Flyover tribute from Luke Air Force Base, and more!

WAG 'N TAG
This FREE event is a one-stop shop for your dog that includes information on microchips, vaccinations, accessories and pet health care. Pet adoptions and contests will also take place, so dress up your dog and have lots of fun!

CHALK ART IN THE PARK
Enjoy professional artists creating works of chalk art at the sixth annual Chalk Art in the Park event! The event and parking are free. There will be more than 100 squares available for the public to express themselves through chalk art. Supplies are provided at no charge, courtesy of Goodyear Arts and Culture. Activities will include music, face painting, art exhibits, and booths with art for sale. Goodyear’s mobile museum will be on site and food will be available for purchase.

COLOR ME RAD 5K
We’re the only 5K that will send you running through the rainbow and leave you covered from head to toe in powders of pink, yellow, green, purple, and orange.

HomePlate_200x133_561A3258
              
   DECEMBER
 
HOME PLATE FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Event includes Santa’s arrival, photos with Santa, the city’s annual tree lighting ceremony, inflatable activities, 40 tons of snow, local vendors and performances by Anderson Institute of Music. Parking and admission are free; nominal fee for some activities.