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Line up of Events for 2020: Apache Leap Mining Festival: March 13 – 15th

SUPERIOR, ARIZ. — From Friday, March 13 through Sunday, March 15, 2020, the Superior Chamber of Commerce will present the 32nd Annual Apache Leap Mining Festival, a fun-filled event that showcases Superior’s rich history as a mining town. The theme of this year’s festival is “Celebrating Mining Machinery, Past and Present.” Featuring an exciting line-up of family-friendly activities — including a parade, carnival, live entertainment, and opportunities to learn about the history of Superior and the mining industry — this unique event is much-loved by locals and visitors each year.

This year’s schedule of events!

 

Friday
5 pm Carnival Opens
6:30 pm – 10:30 pm Canyon State Band

Saturday
10 am Parade
10:30 am Carnival Opens
10:45 am Welcome and Parade Winners Announced
11 am Chihuahua Races
12pm – 1pm Folklorico Dancers


12 pm – 4 pm Kids Zone – Interactive Learning Hard Rock Mining Activities – Ages 4 – 11
  & Toddler Sandbox Construction Zone
12:30 pm – 3:30 pm FREE Balloon Sculptor
12:30 pm – 3:30 pm FREE Face Painting
12:45 pm Adult scavenger hunt begins!!


1 pm Mining Competition begins


1:30 pm – 2 pm Coppertown Marching Band
2 pm Jack San Felice Author and Historian
speaks on the Woodbury Miners of Superior
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Carla Foss plays guitar & sings country
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Kids Obstacle Course – Ages 5 – 12
5:00 pm Pick your own Apache Tear
3:45 pm Joaquin Trujillo, PhD, presents the History of Superior
4 pm – 5 pm Samba Dancers
5 pm Mining Competition Awards
6:30 pm – 10:30pm Angie Gomez and Power Drive

Sunday

10:00 am Carnival Opens
10:30 am – 11:30am  Folklorico Dancers
11:00 am – 3 pm Kids Zone:
Interactive Learning Hard Rock Mining Activities – Ages 4 – 11
  & Toddler Sandbox Construction Zone
11:00 am Kids & Adult Scavenger Hunts begin!! 
11:45 am – 12:45 pm Scott O’Mack, Westland Resources, presents the History of the Smelter
12 pm – 1 pm Kevin Moen…A One Man Band
12.:30 pm– 2:30 pm FREE Balloon Sculptor
12:45 pm Award winning Story teller, Marilee Lasch
presents the Legend of the Apache Tears
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Wild Man Phil and His Reptiles
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Cupcake Walk
2:30 pm – 6:30 pm Neto and the Imagine
3:30 pm Contest Winners announced (coloring contest, 50/50 drawing, etc)

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    Cindy Woudenberg

    This event has been canceled.

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