Where does the parade begin and end?

The parade begins on Ellsworth Rd at Aldecoa Dr and ends at Maya Rd.

What time does the parade begin?

The parade starts at 3:30pm.

I purchased pre-sale wristbands, where do I get them?

Pre-sale carnival wristbands will be available at the carnival ticket booth on the day of the event. No wristbands will be mailed or emailed. 

What time does the festival open?

The festival opens at 2pm. 

Where is the Queen Creek Holiday Festival and Parade?

The parade runs North on Ellsworth Rd between Aldecoa Dr and Maya Rd.

The festival and carnival are located at the Queen Creek Library.


Are there free activities?

Free activities for the kids include photos with Santa, crafts, and three inflatable interactive games (soccer darts, whack a mole, and axe throwing).

There is a nominal charge for carnival rides and games. Unlimited ride wristbands are $30.

Where can I park?

Free parking is available at various locations around Town Center. There is also a shuttle running from Desert Mountain Elementary and Central Christian Church. 

Where is handicap parking?

Handicap parking is available on  the south surface lot at the Queen Creek Library?

Rain is in the forecast, will the event be canceled?

The event is rain or shine. Make sure to dress appropriately and bring your umbrella! 

I signed up to be a vendor but haven't received any information.

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Vendor Guidelines:

  • Vendors may load in beginning at 11a.m. on Saturday, December 3rd.
  • All vehicles must be unloaded and off event side by 1:00p.m.
  • Vendors need to be set up by 1:30p.m.
  • Vendors will enter event site from Ellsworth Rd, a more precise map will be sent out the week of the event.

Equipment/Supplies:

  • Vendors are required to provide their own set up (i.e. tables, tents, chairs, etc.). If using a pop up tent, please bring weights to anchor down your tent. Vendor booths are located on asphalt and does not allow for stakes.
  • Electricity and water will not be supplied.

Vendor Operations:

  • Vendors are required to be operational for the entire duration of the event. Vendors who close prior to the conclusion of the event may be prohibited from future Holiday Festival and Parades. Event hours: 2p.m. – 7p.m.
  • Vendor booths must be staffed, operational and ready for inspection by 1:30p.m.
  • Vendors will not be permitted to drive into the event site until after 7p.m., after the crowds have cleared, and after given approval by event staff
  • Vendor breakdown must happen prior to vendor vehicles being allowed access into the event site.

Cleanup:

  • Vendors are responsible for clean-up at the end of the event by removing all equipment, supplies & trash, and leaving the public space in the same or better condition as initially presented
  • While there will be public trash cans out, vendors must bring their own trash receptacles, trash bags and be responsible for disposing of their own trash
  • Unapproved dumping will result in a cleanup charge equal to time and material used, and future vending with the Holiday Festival and Parade will be prohibited.

If you still have questions, please reach out to the Queen Creek Chamber of Commerce at 480-888-1709.

I signed up to be in the parade but haven't received any information.

Make sure to double check your spam and/or promotions folder. If you still don’t have one the information is below:

If you still have questions or concerns, please reach out to the Queen Creek Chamber of Commerce at 480-888-1709.