ANNUAL EVENTS

SUPERIOR COMMUNITY ELEVATED BRANDMARK -
Come make lifelong memories at one of our annual events. 
 
Superior is a place of peace with a sense of security and an air of ambition that inspires and energizes all who visit. Here you will find magical events that celebrate burros, prickly pears, and mining. It would be hard to keep a smile off your face while attending these wonderful events put on by a loving family-oriented community. Start your travel plans now to this special Arizona destination. 
For specific dates of the upcoming annual events please visit our Calendar page.
ARB After Dark
ARB After Dark

Second Fridays

37615 E Arboretum Way, Superior, AZ 85173

Sip Sip Hooray! Join us at Arb After Hours on June 10 from 5 - 7 pm. Each ticket includes two complimentary drink tickets, limited access to the gardens and light bites catered by Bella’s Marketplace and Cafe. A tour of the Smith Greenhouses will also be offered at 5:30 pm! The tour is free, but space is limited and pre-registration is required. After, continue your Fri-DATE night in Superior at Bella’s Cafe and stroll through their one-of-a-kind marketplace during Superior’s Second Friday event.

Upcoming event dates will be added to the calendar page as they come available.

520.689.4546

Burro Run
Burro Run

Every October

165 Main St, Superior, AZ 85173, USA

The sport, known as BurroCross, is Arizona’s version of the popular sport of Pack Burro Racing that has been enjoyed in Colorado for over 70 years! Runner / burro teams from all over the Southwest will start their cross country trail race down Main Street every October. While the race is in progress Main Street will host vendors, a beer garden, music, and other fun activities for all ages to enjoy while we wait for the teams to return to town to cross the finish line. This event is a spectator event and you won’t want to miss it!!

Upcoming event dates will be added to the calendar page as they come available.

520.689.0200

Home and Building
Tour and Antique Show
Home and Building
Tour and Antique Show

Every January

165 Main St, Superior, AZ 85173, USA

Each January the quaint Town of Superior opens her doors to all who enjoy taking a peek into the homes of this small town making a big comeback. An eclectic Home & Building Tour with many low cost decorating ideas. Great antique show with relaxing music and wine.  Guided hike and legends of the past. Hosted by the Superior Chamber of Commerce.

For more information, please call the Chamber of Commerce at 520-689-0200.

Upcoming event dates will be added to the calendar page as they come available.

520.689.0200

Second Fridays
Second Fridays

Second Fridays

Superior, AZ 85173, USA

Want to have a great time on the 2nd Friday of each month? Join us in Downtown Superior for an evening of fun, food, music in the park and more. Shops in Downtown Superior are open until 8 pm.

Upcoming event dates will be added to the calendar page as they come available.

520.827.0676

Southwest Heli Rodeo
Southwest Heli Rodeo

Every November

Superior Arizona Municipal Airport

The Southwest Heli Rodeo is an RC Helicopter event that brings together heli pilots from all over... near and far. Pilots of all skill levels come to fly, see friends and make many new ones. We encourage beginners to come and get help with setups, flying, or any questions you might have. For us It's All About the Fun!

Upcoming event dates will be added to the calendar page as they come available.

Prickly Pear Festival
Prickly Pear Festival

Every August

Superior, AZ 85173, USA

Every August in Superior come and take part in the delightful Prickly Pear Festival now run by local nonprofit, Regenerating Sonora. Designed to educate others on the diverse and incredible Edible Desert, sustainability, organics, homeopathic and local artisans. The festival celebrates all the edible wonders of the Sonoran Desert while showcasing the many products and health benefits of the Prickly Pear cactus. Along with the festival activities, many of the local restaurants and retail merchants will have special sales and prickly pear items for sale. Enjoy art, food, music, demos, foraging, cook-offs, and special entertainment.

Upcoming event dates will be added to the calendar page as they come available.

St. Francis Church Festival and Car Show
St. Francis Church Festival and Car Show

Every September

Main St, Superior, AZ 85173

Come enjoy a car show in downtown Superior!

Upcoming event dates will be added to the calendar page as they come available.

480.215.1398

Apache Leap Mining Festival
Apache Leap Mining Festival

Every March

165 Main St, Superior, AZ 85173, USA

Every March Superior's Chamber of Commerce hosts the Apache Leap Mining Festival. A fun-filled event that showcases Superior's rich history as a mining town. Join in family friendly activities including parades, carnivals, live entertainment, chihuahua races, and opportunities to learn about the history of Superior and the mining industry. This unique event is much-loved by locals and visitors each year.

Upcoming event dates will be added to the calendar page as they come available.

520.689.0200