Photos courtesy of the Chandler Ostrich Festival

The 34th Annual Chandler Chamber Ostrich Festival, a long-celebrated event, is set to dazzle audiences with a star-studded musical lineup spanning multiple genres over two weekends at Tumbleweed Park, 2250 S. McQueen Rd. This year’s festival, organized by the Chandler Chamber of Commerce and Steve LeVine Entertainment & Public Relations, promises a blend of country, reggae, and pop performances.

The festival kicks off on Friday, March 8, with multi-Grammy Award-winning reggae artist Shaggy headlining the mainstage. Known for his iconic album “Hot Shot” and hits like “It Wasn’t Me” and “Angel,” Shaggy’s performance is anticipated to be a highlight of the festival. Sharing the stage with him is viral artist Paul Russell, who rose to fame with his hit single “Lil Boo Thang.”

The following day, March 9, brings a country music extravaganza. Headlining the mainstage are Big Kenny and John Rich, the CMA Award-winning duo known as Big & Rich. Their impressive career includes six studio albums and hit singles like “Save a Horse (Ride a Cowboy)” and “Lost in This Moment.” Joining them are Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Gretchen Wilson, known for her hit “Redneck Woman,” and chart-topping singer and rapper Cowboy Troy, recognized for his unique blend of country and rap.

On Saturday, March 16, the festival continues with another country music spectacle featuring artist Chris Lane, known for hits like “Big, Big Plans” and “I Don’t Know About You.” Accompanying him is Lauren Alaina, a Grand Ole Opry member, who has topped charts with songs like “Road Less Traveled” and “What Ifs.”

The festival’s grand finale on Sunday, March 17, showcases multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning country singer Wynonna Judd.

In addition to the musical acts, the Ostrich Festival offers activities for all ages, including carnival rides, games, and classic festival food.

Tickets start at $20 for children aged 5 to 12, $30 for general admission adult tickets, and $150 for VIP access. Children under 4 enter free, making it a perfect family-friendly event. For more information, visit