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'Douglas Days' event celebrates 117th Birthday this weekend

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Posted at 11:49 AM, May 13, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-13 14:49:56-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — The City of Douglas is celebrating the 117th birthday of its founding this weekend.

This two-day event welcomes everyone across Pima County.

A schedule of events is as follows:

  • Saturday, May 14
    • 10 a.m. - Douglas Days Parade at downtown G. Avenue
    • 11 a.m. - Welcoming Ceremony at Raul Castro Park
    • 11:30 a.m. - Bed Races at 9th Street between E. Avenue and D. Avenue
    • 12:30 p.m. Variety Show at Raul Castro Park Stage
    • 3 thru 5 p.m. - Gemini at Raul Castro Park
    • 6 thru 8 p.m. - Shelly Lares at Raul Castro Park
    • 9 thru 11 p.m. - Selena The Show at Raul Castro Park
  • Sunday, May 15
    • 7 thru 9 a.m. - Free Breakfast Burritos, Coffee and Conchas at Raul Castro Park
      • Sponsored by Mana, El Pato and Blueberry Cafe
    • 11 a.m. - Event Opening Raul Castro Park
    • 12 p.m. - Show and Shine at Raul Castro Park
    • 1 thru 3 p.m. - INVU Performance at Raul Castro Park
    • 4 thru 6 p.m. - Jemini at Raul Castro Park
    • 7 thru 9 p.m. - Mariachi de Tesoro at Raul Castro Park

Free games and entertainment are also planned from 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. all day Sunday.

Both days will also host food/craft vendors, a beer garden, jumping castles and multiple disc jockeys.

For additional recreational opportunities, please visit the City of Douglas' website.

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