This event has been canceled.
In order to err on the side of caution and in the interest of public safety, we have decided that it would be in the best interests of our Airmen, families, and community members to cancel Spring Fest and the Hopapalooza Spirit Week.
We are sad that the base won't be able to come together at what promised to be a fantastic event celebrating the season, but we look forward to serving you with future events just as soon as we can.
We sincerely ask for your understanding and patience as we move forward. Thank you!
Join the 355th Force Support Squadron for our annual Spring Fest! Located at the Blanchard Recreation Complex, this amazing festival is FREE to attend for DoD ID cardholders and their guests. It will be full of springtime activities such as hot air balloons, an "Alice in Wonderland"-themed tea party, kids carnival rides, yard games, a classic car show, live entertainment, food and drinks (for purchase), $10,000 in prize giveaways, and MORE!
Come fest with the best and celebrate all the things that make springtime in the desert so great on Saturday, March 28 from 11AM-3PM at Blanchard Recreation Complex!
Activities & Entertainment
Come check out some of the best classic cars the Tucson-area has to offer! You'll get a chance to see each of them up close and can even ask the owners questions about them. There will be a contest for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners.
Get up close and personal with these giants! You'll get to see how they work and talk with the folks who get to fly them every day. Tethered lift-off rides will be available on a lottery basis (weather permitting). Stop by early to get your name entered for a chance to experience a short lift!
Merry-Go-Round, Zorb Balls, Swing Ride, Inflatables, and a Ferris Wheel for the kids, plus a Fun Slide, Bumper Cars, and Rock Climbing for kids AND adults in the "Extreme Fun Zone"!
Sign-up for our Spring Fest Corn Hole Tournament! This will be a professionally organized tournament run by the SoAZ Baggers where teams will compete round-robin style. In order to play you MUST SIGN-UP IN ADVANCE! If you don't have a partner, the folks with SoAZ will be able to pair you with one day-of.
Prizes for the winners will be up for grabs!
Main Stage Music
Kid's Zone Music
11:00 AM-12:00 PM
11:00 AM-3:00 PM
Yard Games Contest
11:30 AM-12:00 PM
Winners' Prize Drawing!
Food & Vendor Options
Food Trucks & Beverages
Guero Loco's Bubba Que
Johnny's Philippine Grill
Churros El Rey
Dillinger's Brew Co. Beer
The Meading Room Ciders
Private Orgs- Food
372 TRS- Cajun chicken strips & gumbo
WSA- Eegees & water
755 OSS- Popcorn & drinks
48 RQS/Guardian Angels- Cotton candy
355 Weapons- Chick-fil-a & drinks
AFSA- Churros & water
355 EMS- Popcorn, hotdogs & drinks
355 LRS- Cold brew coffee
25 OWS- Hotdogs, brats, chips, cake pops, & drinks
Private Orgs- Vendors
Top 3- Photo booth
755 OSS- Face painting
355 Weapons- Squadron swag (i.e. coins, shirts, 30mm shells, etc.)
More to come!
Plenty of parking will be available near the event site for ease of access.
Thank you to our sponsors!
Federal endorsement of sponsors not intended.
Contact & Event Location
(520) 228-6109 CIV
Blanchard Recreation Complex
3965 S. Craycroft Road, Bldg 4459
Tucson, AZ 85707