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Family Easter Celebration

The Easter Bunny is making an egg-citing return to Chandler for the City’s annual Family Easter Celebration. Come out to the Snedigar Sportsplex for all the fun!

Date:Saturday, April 4, 2015
 Location: Snedigar Sportsplex
9 a.m. to noon
FREE Admission

Each year, the Family Easter Celebration in south Chandler provides some of the most enthusiastic Easter Egg Scrambles in the Valley for kids up to 9 years of age. In addition to the egg hunts there will be information booths, displays, and interactive amusements. There will be a Family Easter Basket Give-Away.

Minimal charges for some interactive children’s activities and photos with the Easter Bunny.  Also available for purchase are food and beverages.


Vendors
The Family Easter Celebration is seeking vendors to participate in this year's event.  Interested vendors must submit an application either online or by mail to the City of Chandler.  

Submitting Application: 
- The 2014 Vendor Priority application deadline is Monday, January 5, 2015.
- The general vendor application deadline is Friday, February 13, 2015 or when all space has been reserved.
- If you are a new organization applying to participate in the event, your application will be accepted on a first come first serve basis once the priority deadline has expired.  You are encouraged to submit an application prior to the 2014 vendor priority deadline and applications will be held in the order they are received. 

Submit an application for the 2015 Family Easter Celebration here:
1. Read the Vendor Information Sheet (pdf)
2. Complete Application - (pdf)    or     Online Vendor Application

For questions or additional information on becoming a vendor, please call 480-782-2669.

Stage Entertainment
Schedule
9:00am - 9:20am             Stacy J Dancing
9:25am - 9:50am             Pubelo Middle School Show Choir
10:00am - 10:25am         Desert Star Dance

Stacy J Dancing
Stacy J Dancing is quality, professional dance/ performance art education being offered through Mesa, Chandler, and Apache Junction Arizona Parks and Recreation. It is their quest to offer children and adults a well-respected and designed city program within our local Multigenerational and Recreational Centers. They want to give back to the community in an effort to share professional experiences and change the way society feels about East Side Arizona city community programs.  Stacyjdancing.com


Pubelo Middle School Show Choir
The Kyrene Del Pueblo Middle School Show Choir is made up of 6th, 7th and 8th grade students from Chandler, Arizona attending Pueblo Middle School in the Kyrene School District. This 35 member ensemble is chosen by audition and directed by Chris Frazer. The Pueblo Show Choir is proud to represent their school by performing at community events as well as national competitions. Most recently, the show choir performed a holiday show throughout the valley at events such as the Santa House in downtown Chandler, various retirement homes, and holiday boutiques. This spring they will prepare a new choreographed set of fast-paced fun entertainment and perform at elementary schools and other community events. Since the group began, the Pueblo Middle School Show Choir has traveled to California each spring to compete and has brought home top honors each time.





 Desert Star Dance
Desert Star Dance is your neighborhood dance studio providing excellence in dance training for children and adults. Classes are available in a variety of styles including jazz, ballet, contemporary, tap, musical theater, hip hop and combination classes for beginning through advanced students - ages three through adult. Visit our new spacious and modern facility conveniently located on the north east corner of McQueen and Ray on the border of Chandler and Gilbert. We make learning the art of dance fun! Call today (480) 813-7827.


Easter Egg Scramble
Get ready for a fun filled egg hunt! Make sure to join us at the Egg Scramble at 10:30 am. Each age group will have a hidden golden ticket inside an egg to win a prize!!

Details:
     - It’s FREE
     - All of the age groups will start at 10:30am on 4 different fields.
     - There will be a feather flag indicating the start line for each of the fields.
             *Ages 0-2 will have the green flag
             *Ages 3-4 will have the yellow flag
             *Ages 5-6 will have the purple flag
             *Ages 7-9 will have the blue flag
     - All of the eggs will have a piece of candy or a toy inside. (4 Eggs per child please)
     - Make sure to look inside your egg for the golden ticket
     - Redeem the golden ticket at the information booth for your prize
     - If you have more than one child participating and wish to keep them together, please go to the older age category.

Coloring Contest
Kids 9 years and younger can participate in our annual coloring contest. 

Contest winners will be chosen from each of the following age categories: 
     - 2 years and under
     - 3-4 years
     - 5-6 years
     - 7-9 years.

Family Easter Basket
Come to the Information Booth to enter to win the Family Easter Basket. 1 ticket per family member. The winner will be drawn at 11:30am and must be present to win.

Event Activities
     - Human Hamster Ride- 5 minute ride for $6
     - Inflatable Ride/Game wristbands available at event
     - Easter Bunny Pictures by the Mayor's Youth Commission for $3
     - Face Painting by the Mayor's Youth Commission for $1
     - Carnival Games with a chance to win a prize
     - Take Home Crafts
     - Food Vendors
     - Merchandise/Informational Vendors

Sponsorship Information
The Family Easter Celebration is always seeking interested business or organization who want to sponsor this year's event.  Potential sponsors may review our sponsorship package, call 480-782-2665 or email Hermelinda.Llamas@chandleraz.gov with any questions or interest.


For questions or additional information on becoming a vendor, please call 480-782-2669.

The Snedigar Sportsplex is at 4500 S. Alma School Rd., which is south of Ocotillo Road.

Chandler Special Events Hotline
480-782-2735