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It's the Spiciest Event of the Year ... Maricopa's Salsa Festival

The 10th Annual Salsa Festival will be held on Saturday, March 28, from 3-7 p.m. at Copper Sky Regional Park in Maricopa, AZ.

Salsa FullColorAt this annual community event, there will be activities for kids, live entertainment, food and drink, business vendors, and of course an opportunity to sample and vote on your favorite salsa!

This event is a traditional salsa competition with contestants battling for a $1,000 cash prize for Best Overall Salsa. There is a minimal cost to enter the competition. Contestants have the opportunity to win $500 cash awards for Best Mild Salsa, Best Hot Salsa, and Most Unusual Salsa. 

The City is currently looking for Salsa Chefs/Teams as well as business and food vendors to sign up for this year's festival! Registration is quick and simple with our online system at www.regonline.com/salsafestival.

Interested in supporting the festival and getting even more bang for your marketing dollar? Sponsorship opportunities are a great way to get in front of the more than 12,000 attendees from the area and promote your company! To view the sponsorship levels, see the festival document below:

Questions about the Salsa Festival or to customize a sponsorship package, please contact Niesha Whitman, Special Events Manager at 520-316-6865 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

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Salsa Festival (March)

It's the Spiciest Event of the Year ... Maricopa's Salsa Festival The 10th Annual Salsa Festival will be held on Saturday, March 28, from 3-7 p.m. at Copper Sky Regional Park in Maricopa, AZ.

Fishing Derby (March)

REEL THEM IN AT THE ANNUAL FISHING DERBY! Maricopa's Fishing Derby event has become an annual tradition for parents and children in our community.

Movies In The Park (May-June)

The City is pleased to present the "Movies in the Park" series each May and June. Grab a blanket, lawn chair and join us at Pacana Park under the stars for an evening of quality entertainment with our community. Concessions begin at 7:00 p.m. and the movie begins at dusk.

Great American BBQ (July)

Great American BBQ (July)
Maricopa's annual Independence Day celebration takes place on July 4. At this free event, families will enjoy games, water inflatables, contests, food vendors and of course a grand display of colorful fireworks. Entertainment is provided throughout the event and at 9 p.m., the presentation will begin followed by the fireworks display.  

Stagecoach Days (October)

Maricopa's Stagecoach Days is held annually in October to commemorate and celebrate the founding of our community and its rich cultural history, to promote cooperation and volunteerism, generate community spirit and recreation and enhance the economic welfare of the community.

Holiday Homes & Biz on Parade (December)

Residents of the City of Maricopa are invited to participate in this annual house decorating contest. Participants are encouraged to be original and creative with decorating the exterior of their home with seasonal characters, scenes, and props.

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Notice of Proposed Fees for Special Businesses

In accordance with A.R.S. Section 9-499.15, public notice is hereby given that the City of Maricopa City Council will consider approving new fees no sooner than 60 days after the posting date of this notice. The following new fees relate to proposed licensing of special business types, specifically: (1) Tobacco Retail Establishments and (2) Auctioneers, Pawnbrokers, Scrap Dealers and Secondhand Dealers. Learn more...

Notice of Proposed New and Increased Fees

In accordance with A.R.S. Section 9-499.15, public notice is hereby given that the City of Maricopa City Council will consider approving new and increased fees no sooner than 60 days after the posting date of this notice. The following new and increased fees relate to City of Maricopa Development Services Process fees and are to be considered as an action item by the City Council at the August 5, 2014, Regular City Council Meeting. Learn more...

Notice of Proposed Fees for Alcohol Permit Application and Special Event Fees

In accordance with A.R.S. Section 9-499.15, public notice is hereby given that the City of Maricopa City Council will consider approving new fees no sooner than 60 days after the posting date of this notice. The following fees relate to the City of Maricopa Alcohol Permit Application and Special Event Fees and are to be considered as an action item by the City Council at the August 19, 2014, Regular City Council Meeting. Learn more...

NOTICE OF PROPOSED FEES FOR NON-PROFIT FACILITY RENTAL FEES AT COPPER SKY MULTIGENERATIONAL/ AQUATIC

In accordance with A.R.S. Section 9-499.15, public notice is hereby given that the City of Maricopa City Council will consider approving new fees no sooner than 60 days after the posting of this notice. The following new fees relate to proposed facility rental fees at Copper Sky Multigenerational/Aquatic Center for non-profit organizations and are to be considered as an action item by the City Council at the September 16, 2014, Regular City Council Meeting. Learn more...

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