Day 1 of the Ostrich Festival! Can you believe it’s finally here?
The festival’s namesake ostrich races are a captivating and unpredictable display. This year’s event will also feature camel, zebra and emu races. There will be two races on Friday and three on Saturday and Sunday, totaling eight races.
Racing pigs dash down the race track to the finish line decked out in numbered racing attire. This exciting display is perfect for all audience members and incites roaring laughter and cheering for the animals.
3:00pm, 4:30pm, 6:00pm
This high-energy dog show will feature expertly trained dogs jumping into a 45-foot pool, competing in distance jumping contests and more.
3:30pm, 5:00pm, 6:30pm
Professor Smart Science Show
This entertaining and informative performance is designed to engage even the youngest with juggling, comedic performances, audience participation and more.
3:30pm, 5:30pm, 7:30pm
Pirates of the Colombian Caribbean
Pirates of the Colombian Caribbean aerial high wire thrill show incorporates the sensational Muricia’s world famous high wire act and the legendary “Wheel of Death” act all in a unique setting, which takes place on a thin wire cable 30 feet in the air over a giant pirate ship.
2:00pm, 5:00pm, 8:00pm
The Bear Hollow traveling show features expert chainsaw carvers who produce one-of-a-kind wood carvings. The craftsmen will be hard at work throughout the duration of the festival.
Imaginology STEM Tent
Wild Science and Mindworks combines in an amazing 7,000 square foot attraction featuring a collection of hands-on science activities, puzzles and brain teasers, giant classic games and more all designed to tease and challenge the minds of all ages.
Built in 1917, this historic farm bungalow landmark in Tumbleweed park operates as a representation of home and lifestyles that existed in Chandler nearly 100 years ago. The house will be open to guided tours during the Ostrich Festival.