Get your business in front of 15,000 Ahwatukee residents! Join us at the 20th Annual Holiday Kick Off Party where Ahwatukee comes out to play. Enjoy local entertainment, rides and inflatables for the family, 100+ craft booths on Marketplace Street Fair, The Tavern Beer/Wine Garden, 10 food vendors, a volleyball tournament and more. There are many ways you can be involved in this popular community event. We are always open to new ideas on how we can work together to promote your business and our event, so contact us today!
Sponsors from 2014 have first rights of refusal until September 15, 2015.
We have two stages to accommodate all the talented groups in our community! We welcome applications from local private and school-based groups that would like to perform during the day. We have limited time slots available, so get your application in now!
- The Festival Stage will be located on the west side of the park with a large stage, full sound system and plenty of seating in front. Bands, choral groups and small performance groups will enjoy this setting. Performances 11am – 5.30pm.
- The Candy Lane Pavilion will be located on the basketball court in the heart of the park with ample seating and provides a perfect area for dance, theatre, acrobatics and large groups to perform. Performances 11am – 5.30pm.
All performances will be scheduled in 30-minute blocks, allowing for 20 performing minutes, with 5 minutes on either side for changeover.
We begin to sell vending spaces in August. Vendors from the previous year have the first rights to reserve space, then it is opened up to new vendors on September 1, 2015. Single booths are $100, doubles are $200, with an additional $25 to reserve a corner. Rates rise to $125/$225 if reserved November 1 or later. Generally, space is sold out by mid-November, with sales absolutely closing on November 15. Click here to see more FAQs.
AS OF 9/20, THERE IS A WAIT LIST FOR CORNER SPACES.