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!

Event Info

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!

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Activities & Entertainment

CLASSIC CAR SHOW

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.

HOT AIR BALLOONS

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!

CARNIVAL RIDES & EXTREME FUN ZONE

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"!

CORN HOLE TOURNAMENT

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!

Yard Games

Compete to win prizes in a cake walk, sack race, 3-legged race, spoon race, and limbo!

Live Music

DJ Venti, OnesAll Band, and DJ Yourstruly will be providing the tunes all day long.

Tea Party

Come enjoy an afternoon tea with cookies and characters. Tickets will be on pre-sale at the Community Center!

Foodie Festival

Food trucks and private organizations will be present. Bring cash!

Prize Giveaways

$10,000 in prizes! Grand Prize is TBD, but it's going to be AMAZING! 

Crafts Tent

Stop by the Arts & Crafts tent to create a springtime keepsake!

Entertainment Schedule

Main Stage Music

Kid's Zone Music


11:00 AM-12:00 PM

DJ Venti


12:15-2:15 PM

OnesAll Band


2:15-3:00 PM

DJ Venti


11:00 AM-3:00 PM

DJ Yourstruly


Yard Games Contest


11:30 AM-12:00 PM

Sack Race


12:00-12:30 PM

Spoon/Egg Race


12:30-1:00 PM

Three-Legged Race


1:00-1:30 PM

Limbo


1:30-2:00 PM

Cake Walk


2:30-3:00 PM

Winners' Prize Drawing!

Food & Vendor Options

Food Trucks & Beverages

Louisiana Kitchen
Guero Loco's Bubba Que
Johnny's Philippine Grill
Takoyaki Balls
Solid Grindz
MJ's Hotdogs
Hungry Kepuha
Churros El Rey
Tropical Shavings
Sarge's Cheesecakes
Bella's Gelato

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
5/6- Lumpia
CGOC- Nachos
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!

Event Parking

Plenty of parking will be available near the event site for ease of access.

Prohibited Items


  • Weapons of any kind

  • Drones

  • Canopy Tents

  • Tobacco Products

  • Vapes

  • Drugs

  • Alcohol

  • Glass Containers

  • Pets

Thank you to our sponsors!

Federal endorsement of sponsors not intended. 

Contact & Event Location

Phone

228-6109 DSN
(520) 228-6109 CIV

Hours

3:00-8:00 PM

Address

Blanchard Recreation Complex
3965 S. Craycroft Road, Bldg 4459
Tucson, AZ 85707

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