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Avondale is located in Maricopa County on the southwestern city limits of Phoenix between Goodyear and Tempe along Highway 85.

The City of Avondale is ranked one of the fastest growing residential areas of Maricopa County, Arizona. In December 1946 the City of Avondale was incorporated.

Avondale boasts many parks, recreation areas, picnic areas, and nature trails throughout the city. There are three rivers that traverse the City. They include the Gila, Salt and Agua Fria Rivers.

Avondale also is home to Phoenix International Raceway, a world-class motor sports venue nestled in the foothills of the beautiful Estrella Mountains. Today, Avondale is a popular NASCAR destination.

Avondale is also home of the Billy Moore Days. This is a popular community festival

Avondale is part of the Phoenix-Mesa, Arizona metro area.


Art Vagabond Youth Theatre |
Golf Coldwater Arizona Golf Club |
Public Libraries Avondale Public Library |

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National Festival of the West Scottsdale AZ March21-24 Nation Festival of the West is the country's largest celebration of the Old West and the American Cowboy.
Arizona Renaissance Festival Apache Junction AZ March30-31 In addition to village street and pathway events, the Festival has twelve stages of ongoing shows performing every half-hour. From the daily opening ceremony to the closing cannon shot, every Festival minute and every Festival acre is filled with mirth, merriment and marketplace exhibitions.
Marana Main Street Festival Marana AZ April6 Located downtown at Marana Main Street and Civic Center Drive, between the Marana Municipal Complex and the Marana Health Center. There will be: Kids activities, Entertainment, Food, Vendors, Bed races, Concert (Saturday night), Pancake breakfast (Sunday), and RV boondocking (Friday-Sunday).
10th Annual Polish Festival Phoenix AZ April13-14 Authentic Polish food, beef, raffle, live entertainment, fun activities for kids.
Prickly Pear Festival Superior AZ August24 The historic copper mining town of Superior hosts a new prickly pear festival featuring a morning “how to pick and juice ‘em” class by Jean Groen.