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 respinoza@tollesonaz.org 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 respinoza@tollesonaz.org.

 

Vietnam War Veterans Photo Montage

Deadline: October 14 | Photo's to be displayed on November 11, 2016

If you served in the Armed Forces during the Vietnam War, we are looking for you!
 
The City of Tolleson and VFW Post 6310 are joining efforts to create a photo montage to honor and highlight the courageous men and women who served in the Armed Forces during the Vietnam War.  This montage will be showcased at this year’s Veterans Day Ceremony, November 11th, at Veterans Park, 8601 W. Van Buren Street. 

We encourage you to become part of this memorable exhibit. 
Here is what we need:
1. 3x5 photo – only size accepted and will not be returned.
2. Must be in Armed Force attire in the picture.
3. Write your name, branch of service, phone number on a separate sheet of paper.
4. Must be a Tolleson resident and/or work with the City of Tolleson.
5. Pictures must be delivered on or before October 14, 2016 to the City of Tolleson Parks and Recreation Department, 9555 W. Van Buren St. Tolleson, AZ 85353.

American Flag Salute

Pride Day - Clean Up

Saturday, October 22, 2016
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
*Must pre-register by October 7, 2016*
Contact Horacio Ortega at 623-474-4992 for details regarding registration. 

Click the following link if you are interested in signing up: Pride Day Registration Form.


Pride Day 2016 Flyer
 Community Health Expo
October 22, 2016  
Tolleson Veterans Park - 8601 W. Van Buren St.
For more information about this event please contact 
Parks & Recreation at 623-474-4992.

Health Expo Flyer 2016

Pet Expo

October 22, 2016  
Tolleson Veterans Park - 8601 W. Van Buren St.
For more information about this event please contact 
Parks & Recreation at 623-474-4992.

Currently accepting applications for the following contests:
Big Dog RacesWiener & Chihuahua Dog RacesUgliest DogPit Bull Costume Contest & Me & My Pet Poster Contest.

Spay and Neuter Services will be available  – Free of charge! 


Starting at 7:00 AM and is 1st come 1st served until full.
No pets over 6 years of age and 60 lbs. 
Take home pain medication purchase is required ($12, $15, $18 depending on size of animal)
Pet Expo Contest List w-ShortyHurc
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
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 March 15-17 - Tolleson Veterans Park