Ostrich Festival

Ostrich Festival

Ostrich Festival

The 30th Annual Ostrich Festival

Kickoff Weekend FAQ

What is the date of the Ostrich Festival Kickoff Weekend?

The Ostrich Festival Kickoff Weekend will take place on Saturday, March 3, 2018 (the weekend before the Ostrich Festival) in Downtown Chandler.

The Ostrich Festival Kickoff weekend will consist of the annual Ostrich Festival Parade, the Mayor’s Fun Run, a Classic Car Show and the Public Safety Fair.

Where does the Chandler Ostrich Festival Kickoff Weekend take place?

Ostrich Festival Kickoff Weekend will take place in Downtown Chandler beginning at Dr. A.J. Chandler Park, 3 S. Arizona Ave.

The Public Safety Fair will be held at the Chandler Police Department’s main station located at 250 E. Chicago Street and in front of the Fire Health and Medical Headquarters located at 161 E. Boston St.

What time does the Chandler Ostrich Festival Kickoff Weekend begin?

• The Mayors 5K Fun Run and Youth Run will begin at 7:30am at Dr. A.J. Chandler Park.
• The Ostrich Festival Parade will take place at 10:00am. The parade route will begin at Arizona Ave and Ray Rd and travel south down Arizona Ave concluding at Chicago St.
• The Public Safety Fair hosted by the Chandler Police Department and Chandler Fire, Health and Medical Department will begin at 10:00 a.m. and end at 2:00 p.m.
• The Ostrich Festival Car Show will begin at 10:00 a.m. and end at 2:00 p.m.

Where is the best place to park for Ostrich Festival Kickoff Weekend? How much is parking?

There is a number of parking structures located surrounding the event site including at 100 E. Boston Street and 105 E. Buffalo Street. Parking is free.