Events, activities offered in May in Queen Creek

The Peach Festival takes place May 14-22 at Schnepf Farms in Queen Creek. (Courtesy of schnepffarms.com)

The Peach Festival takes place May 14-22 at Schnepf Farms in Queen Creek. (Courtesy of schnepffarms.com)

 

May is a busy month for the Town of Queen Creek with a variety of events and activities happening throughout the community. If you are looking for something to do this month, Queen Creek has something for everyone!

QC Food Truck Feastival: 5:30-9 p.m., Friday nights, 21802 S. Ellsworth Road

The Queen Creek Food Truck Feastival continues every Friday night with a variety of food trucks. The event  includes music and boutique vendors.

Peach Festival – Paint the town peach: 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., May 14-15 and 21-22, 24810 S. Rittenhouse Road

Pick peaches at Schnepf Farms, an organic and pesticide free peach grower. The Peach Festival includes hay rides to the orchards, live music, train rides, the Peachy Sampling Pavilion with food ranging from sweets to salsas, water activities, peachy arts and crafts booths and more. Admission is free. Prices for food and activities vary. Increased traffic is anticipated on Saturday and Sunday.

Free Children’s’ Vaccination Clinic: 9 a.m.-noon, May 21, 21802 S. Ellsworth Road

The Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department and Chandler Regional Medical Center are offering a free children’s vaccine clinic at the Queen Creek Recreation Annex. Vaccinations are available for qualifying children 6 weeks through 18 years of age. To register for the free vaccination clinic, visit QueenCreek.org/Vaccine.

Free Irrigation Maintenance Workshop: 9 a.m.-noon, May 21, 22350 S. Ellsworth Road

Learn to locate irrigation problems and fix them at the Irrigation Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Repair Workshop held at the Queen Creek Town Hall. Workshops are offered free of charge to town of Queen Creek utility customers, but advanced registration is required. For more information or to register, visit QueenCreek.org/WaterSmart.

Lemonade Days: Noon-9 p.m. May 21, 22407 S. Ellsworth Road

Squeeze in some fun at Lemonade Days. The summer event will offer a family friendly day of play complete with interactive games and activities, water fun in the splash park, great food and live entertainment featuring country singer Craig Campbell. General admission for Lemonade Days is $8 online during presale and $10 at the gate; kids 12 years and under will be admitted for free. Attractions and activities at the event, excluding entertainment, have additional costs. Wristbands for the kid zone, including water inflatables, are $20. VIP admission is $45 per person. For more information and to purchase tickets online, visit LemonadedaysAZ.com.

Bucking Bulls & Barrels for Heart:  1-10 p.m., May 28, 20464 E. Riggs Road

Benefiting Hoofbeats with Heart, Bucking Bulls and Barrels for Heart will be an all-day event of fun. The kids event from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. kicks it off with a variety of stations, petting zoo and bounce houses. The gates for the main event open at 5 p.m. The main event will feature mounted shooting, barrel racing and bull riding. Tickets are $8 per person, children 12 and under are free. For more information visit HoofBeatswithHeart.org.

Additional community events can cause an increase in traffic. Town officials recommend attendees plan ahead and allow extra time for travel.

For additional information on special events happening in Queen Creek, visit QueenCreek.org/SpecialEvents.

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