City of Tolleson Events

 The Parks and Recreation Department organizes and facilitates
a phenomenal line up of events throughout the year. 

Sponsorship and Vendor Opportunities

If you would like to be a sponsor for a City of Tolleson event, please use the following links to learn about how you can become a sponsor and/or vendor for any of these events.

Event Sponsorship 

If you are interested in being a food, food truck or craft/product vendor for the City of Tolleson special events, please email Ruth Espinoza at to be added to the special events e-mail list. Thank you for your interest!

Parks & Recreation

9555 W. Van Buren St.
Tolleson, AZ 85353 
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

For any questions regarding City events, please contact the Parks & Recreation Center at 623-474-4992.

Department Manager: Randy Babchuk

**Please note changes for vendor applications starting July 1, 2016.**

The City of Tolleson will accept food truck, food vendors and craft/products vendors for all city events during a specific time frame. All applications will be submitted by a due date prior to the special event. Once the applications are received, they will be reviewed by staff and selections will be made. All selected vendors will be notified at least 4 weeks prior to the selected event. Application fees will be due at that time.

For more information regarding sponsorship and/or vendor opportunities, please contact Ruth Espinoza, Recreation Programmer - Special Events, at 623-936-2754 or email at

Luces de Navidad

Saturday, December 10 & Sunday, December 11
Downtown Tolleson, Paseo de Luces - Between 91st Ave to 94th Ave & Van Buren St.

Light Parade at 7:00 PM  - Downtown Tolleson, Paseo de Luces

If you are interested registering for the light parade for this event please click on the application: Parade Entry Application

Special Performance by:
AJ Castillo Cover

​Luces de Navidad

Luces Childrens Activities 2016
Following this link to view events pictures: Photo Gallery
City of Tolleson Events 2016 Dates / Location / Attachments
4th of July Celebration Monday, July 4 - Tolleson Veterans Park (8601 W. Van Buren Street, Tolleson 85353)
Community Health Expo Saturday, October 22 - Tolleson Veterans Park
Community Pet Expo Saturday, October 22 - Tolleson Veterans Park
Daddy Daughter Dance Saturday, February 20 - Hampton Inn & Suites - 2000 N. Litchfield Rd, Goodyear 85395
Easter Celebration Saturday, March 19 - Tolleson Veterans Park
Father/Son Round Up Saturday, November 5 - TBD
Fiesta Nite Saturday, May 14 - Esther Angulo Community Center (9555 W. Van Buren St, Tolleson 85353)
Latin Jazz & Mariachi Festival March 5 & 6 - Downtown Tolleson Paseo de Luces (91st to 94th Avenue on Van Buren Street)
Luces de Navidad December 10 & 11 - Downtown Tolleson Paseo de Luces (91st to 94th Avenue on Van Buren Street)
Mother Daughter Luau Friday, May 20th
Movies at Paseo de Luces - Central Plaza Friday's April 8 , May 13, October 14, 
Pride Day Saturday, October 22
Tardeada Latina Saturday, September 17 & Sunday, September 18 - Tolleson Paseo de Luces (91st to 94th Avenue on Van Buren Street)
Tolleson Teen Council Dinner Friday, January 2017
Veterans Day Friday, November 11
WC Scoutten Boys & Girls Club Golf Tournament Friday, March 18
Whoopee Daze Festival April 15-17 - Tolleson Veterans Park