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Fourth Avenue Spring Street Fair begins

Thousands of Tucsonans hit the streets today for the beginning of the street fair to support local vendors
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Posted at 2:13 PM, Mar 22, 2024
and last updated 2024-03-25 15:47:39-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — The Fourth Avenue Spring Street Fair kicked off on Friday.

Hundreds of vendors are set up on the blocked off street, and thousands will head out to the fair through the weekend.

One of the local vendors is Ry’s Snacks, a local popcorn business from Marana.

"We brought out 15 different flavors," Owner Ryan O'Gurk said. "Flavors including caramel, chocolate cinnamon, that's a new one we have, blueberry, Chicago, blueberry cherry, kettle, and butter as well.”

O'Gurk has been in business for ten years, and says customer service and a friendly approach has kept his business going.

“It’s just making everyone smile. I am always smiling and that’s what sets me apart," O'Gurk said.

If you can't makethe fair, you can also order Ry's popcorn online on his website.

The fair runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Adam Klepp is a reporter for KGUN 9. At his previous station in Yuma, Adam focused on a range of local issues including the border, water rights and healthcare. He is originally from Detroit, Michigan, and attended both Loyola University Chicago and Syracuse University. Share your story ideas and important issues with Adam by emailing or by connecting on Twitter.