2007 COMMUNITY EVENTS
JANUARY | FEBRUARY | MARCH | APRIL | MAY | JUNE | JULY
AUGUST | SEPTEMBER | OCTOBER | NOVEMBER | DECEMBER
April 12-15, 2007
Country Thunder USA
The nation's premier country music and camping festivals has made florence home for the past 12 years. The biggest names in country music today unite for 4 days on multiple stages with unique arts and crafts vendors, fantastic seats and mouth watering eats.
Location: Canyon Moon Ranch
Information: Country Thunder USA, 520-868-9711
July 27, 2007
A night of food, music and fun. Various casino style games will be at your finger tips for enjoyment: craps, roulette, Texas Hold’em and Black Jack are just some of the exciting games you will find. Share in the evening of prize give-aways, silent auction, spirits and free food. Don’t miss this chance to gather with your friends and have a great time doing it.
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Location: To Be Announced
Cost: $15.00 per ticket in advance, $20.00 at the door (each ticket includes: $250 in chips and food while it lasts)
Information: Florence Chamber of Commerce 520 868 9433
November 24-25, 2007
75th Annual Florence Junior Parada
Florence hosts the World’s oldest sanctioned Junior Rodeo. Cowboys and cowgirls ages 5 to 18 compete in events like team roping, bull riding, barrel racing and pole bending. A parade, vendors, and entertainment take place on Main Street starting at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday.
Time: Slack 8:00 a.m., Grand Entry Performance 1:00 p.m.
Location: Charlie Whitlow Rodeo Grounds 5 miles south of Florence on Highway 79
Cost: Rodeo Entry Fee $3.00 Adults, $2.00 Seniors, kids are free
Information: Florence Chamber of Commerce; 520-868-9433
December 7, 2007
Christmas on Main Street
The festivities begin with the Holiday Light Parade of beautifully illuminated floats. Take your picture with Santa while you enjoy the decorations, luminaries, crafts and activities on Main Street. Festive music and entertainment highlight Main Street with food, fun and games for all ages.
Time: 5:00 p.m. - Main Street Festival
6:00 p.m. - Holiday Light Parade
7:15 p.m. - Pinal County Courthouse Lighting
7:30 p.m. - Main Street Festival
Location: North Main Street
Cost: The cost to enter a parade float is $5.00. All other activities are free.
Information: To enter your float contact the Florence Main Street Program at (520) 868-4496. Contact the Town of Florence Recreation Department at (520)868-4835 for information on the Main Street activities.