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Join us for some good clean fun at the 9th Annual Paul’s Car Wash! Paul will be out washing as many cars as he can to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona (BBBSAZ).

The fundraising event starts on Monday, Oct. 17, and runs through Friday, Oct. 21, at Desert Ridge Marketplace. Each day, from 4:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Paul Horton, Chief Meteorologist of CBS 5 Evening News, hosts this televised event and joins community and corporate volunteers of all ages to wash vehicles for donations.

Paul’s Car Wash has grown to become a week-long, family-friendly, community event featuring live entertainment, theme nights, and appearances by special celebrity guests all focused on supporting BBBSAZ’s mission.

CBS 5 will be broadcasting live from the event each day. Attendees will be treated to entertainment including live bands, radio broadcasts, professional sports teams’ mascots and cheerleaders, unique vehicles, celebrity, and more. Check back soon for a full schedule of events.

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Weekly schedule

Oct. 17, 2016

4:30 a.m. -8 a.m.

  • LIVE from event
  • K&K Elite Cheerleaders
  • Animal Ambassadors
  • Coffee Run AZ: free coffee from 5am-8am
  • Arizona Precision Motorcycle Drill Team (7:45 on 3TV)

12-12:30 p.m.

  • LIVE from event
  • Radical Reptile Fun

4-7:00 p.m.

  • LIVE from event
  • Miss Arizona (4:30 on 3TV)
  • Dan Obrien Interview
  • Centre Stage Dance Studio
  • Phoenix Coyotes
  • Faded Jeans Band
  • Fastglass Corvette Club

Oct. 18, 2016

4:30 a.m. -7 a.m.

  • LIVE from event
  • Hickman Eggs Drive Thru
  • AZ Pops
  • Wacky Zack's Magic
  • Upwards Projects

12-12:30 p.m.

  • LIVE from event
  • Mobile Mini's
  • Hall of Flame Truck
  • Scottsdale Princess Bus

Tuesday Afternoon

  • Phoneix Suns Night

4-7 p.m.

  • Analog Outlaws Band
  • Low Low Group
  • Star Wars Characters
  • The Worlds Greatest Pumpkin Carver (3TV @ 6:15)

Oct. 19, 2016

4:30 a.m. -7 a.m.

  • LIVE from event
  • The Phoenician
  • Sinsei Wall and the Karate Kids
  • Wildlife World Zoo
  • Sun City Poms

12-12:30 p.m.

  • LIVE from event
  • Arizona Impact - Indoor Soccer Team

Wednesday Afternoon

  • Mini - Grand Prix Team
  • K and K Elite
  • Diamondbacks - Baxter
  • Delorean Club
  • BAND 415
  • Grumpy Cat

Oct. 20, 2016

4:30 a.m. -7 a.m.

  • LIVE from event
  • Lucus Oil Motorsports
  • Waffle Love
  • World Champion Baton Twirler -
  • Clothing Drive Day

12-12:30 p.m.

  • LIVE from event
  • The Ice King
  • SRP Trucks
  • Mayor Greg Stanton

Thursday Afternoon

  • Grand Canyon University
  • Dan Majerle (5:30 arrival)
  • Phoenix Herpetological Society
  • CTS Music
  • Wacky Zack's Magic (5:40 on 3TV)

Oct. 21, 2016

4:30 a.m. -7 a.m.

  • LIVE from event
  • Gourmet Coffee Truck
  • Star Cars
  • WWE Wrestlers
  • AZ Mini Mystique (Racing Mini Horses) (8:40 on 3TV)

12-12:30 p.m.

  • LIVE from event
  • Odysea Aquarium
  • Wimpy's Paradise
  • PIR Pace Car

Friday Afternoon

  • Mayor Jim Lane
  • Army Truck Collectables Show
  • Elvis Before Noon - Mr. P Body

Paul HortonMeteorologist Paul Horton loves Arizona. He worked as the morning meteorologist and host of the CBS morning show for eight years. He has done more 1,000 live shots in our state and is considered by many as the concierge of the Valley.

Click to learn more about Paul.

Paul Horton
CBS 5 Chief Meteorologist

Paul realized he had an interest in weather in 1989, when he and his family were huddled in the bathroom of their small St. Thomas home enduring the wrath of Hurricane Hugo. After that experience, he realized how important a meteorologist's job can be. He is a graduate of the communication/broadcasting program at George Fox University and received his meteorology degree from Mississippi State University. Paul is a five-time Emmy award winner, including the Governor’s Award for his work on his annual car wash. Being involved in the community is very important to Paul. The car wash is a huge event for CBS 5's "Pay it Forward." It happens every October and benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Arizona. Last year alone, it raised more than $240,000. Please join him again this year at Desert Ridge Market Place. Paul is originally from Portland, OR and was a weather anchor in Spokane and Cincinnati before moving to Phoenix. On the weekends, you can find Paul hosting events, hiking, at the pool or exploring the great state of Arizona with his wife, Jennifer, and son, Jake.

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