Photos Courtesy of the Anthem Community Council

a popular annual event, anthem days takes place at Anthem Community Park (41703 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway) on March 26-27. The family-friendly event runs from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. each day.

Highlights of the two-day event include live musical entertainment (Silhouette on Saturday; Mike Reeves on Sunday); food court and Rotary beer garden; kids’ zone with inflatables (fees apply); and a free egg hunt for kids (Sunday), featuring the Hippity Hop Band, Mother Nature and Peter Cottontail. An egg hunt exclusively for children with special needs will precede the public egg hunt at 10:15 a.m. Sunday on Softball Field #4. Admission and parking for the event are free but activity and carnival fees vary.

The Frazier Shows Carnival opens ahead of the event on Thursday, March 24, at 5 p.m. The fun continues Friday evening, beginning at 5 p.m., and then Saturday and Sunday, beginning at 1 p.m. (prices and times subject to change by carnival management). All-you-can-ride wristbands will be available for purchase at the carnival ticket booth only. All-you-can-ride discount coupons will be available ahead of the event at the Anthem Community Center and Civic Building, the Anthem Community Council and Frazier Shows Carnival Facebook pages, and at the Anthem Community Council booth at Anthem Days.

With visits to ten booths (receive a stamp at each booth), attendees 18 years and older can enter to win an air fryer grill. Raffle cards completed with ten stamps can be returned to the Anthem Community Council booth for entry. The winner will be notified the week following the event.

The Title Sponsor for this year’s Anthem Days event is ProSkill Services. Other sponsors include Anthem Law; AZ Family Dentist; DLC Resources; Judge Gerald Willams; Great Hearts Academies; and Republic Services. Sponsors and vendors will be featured in the event’s business expo.

For more information or detailed event schedules, visit OnlineAtAnthem.com/anthem-days. Have questions? Contact a member of the Special Events staff at 623-742-6050 or send an email to dpulido@anthemcouncil.com.