QUEEN CREEK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCES 40TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY FESTIVAL & PARADE TO TAKE PLACE DECEMBER 3
Commercial and Food Vendor Applications Now Being Accepted; Sponsorships Also Available
QUEEN CREEK, AZ – The Queen Creek Holiday Festival & Parade announces this year’s event will take place on Saturday, December 3, 2022 from 2PM – 7 PM in the heart of downtown Queen Creek. This year’s Holiday Festival & Parade is presented by Banner Ironwood Medical Center. In addition, Queen Creek Holiday Festival & Parade announces Hunter Contracting Co., San Tan Ford, and Commercial Metals Company, and the Town of Queen Creek as sponsors.
Now in its 40th year, the annual event benefits the Queen Creek Chamber of Commerce and Kiwanis Club of Queen Creek. The highlight of the family-friendly festival is the parade, which will feature over 60 entries ranging from marching bands and dance troupes to floats and the big man himself, Santa Claus.
The parade will start at 3:30 PM and head north on Ellsworth Road, ending just south of the Hampton Inn. More than 15,000 guests are expected to attend and will also enjoy carnival rides, arts & crafts, live music, food, a Christmas tree lighting ceremony and photos with Santa.
There are a number of ways the public can get involved with the festival, including being a vendor or sponsor. Businesses and organizations wishing to promote and/or sell their goods or services can apply to reserve a commercial vendor booth space. Booth spaces 10’ x 10’. Past commercial vendors have featured jewelry, candles, arts & crafts, purses, t-shirts, hats and decor. Applications are now being accepted, early bird specials are $90 and end on October 1st.
Parade entry applications are also now being accepted. Local dance groups, school groups and marching bands, commercial businesses are welcome to submit an application. The cost for a kids’ group/school group is $40 and commercial business is $150.
Food vendor applications are also now being accepted. Local eateries, food trucks and culinary vendors of all types are welcome to submit an application. The cost to participate is $250.
This is an all-day event, and we are in need of 100+ adult volunteers to assist us in making sure that the event is safe and successful. Volunteering is 3–4-hour time slots between 11 am-9 pm (subject to change). Those interested can sign up at queencreekparade.org.
For companies interested in generating quality exposure for their business while supporting the local community, there are a variety of sponsorship opportunities available. For vendor applications and sponsorship information, please visit: QueenCreekParade.org. Keep up-to-date with the Queen Creek Holiday Festival & Parade by following the on the Facebook page.
About Queen Creek Holiday Festival & Parade
The 40th Annual Queen Creek Holiday Festival & Parade is a long-standing community event benefiting the Queen Creek Chamber of Commerce and Kiwanis Club of Queen Creek. The festival provides a fun, family-friendly community event while raising awareness and funds for local charities.
About Queen Creek Chamber of Commerce
The Queen Creek Chamber of Commerce solves problems so you can thrive because strong businesses create strong communities. For more information, please visit QueenCreekChamber.com.
About Kiwanis Club of Queen Creek
The Kiwanis Club of Queen Creek is a group of professionals from all industries: engineering, medical, real estate, education, legal and business. All are dedicated to making their community a better place. Among their numerous community initiatives, the Kiwanis award scholarships to local high school students, distribute dictionaries to all Queen Creek 3rd graders annually, sponsor local families in need during the holidays and so much more. For more information, please visit Queen-Creek-AZ.KiwanisOne.org.