25Th Anniversary of the Chandler Ostrich Festival

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CHANDLER, Ariz. -- The Birds are Back! Chandler Tumbleweed Park will be boomin’ with excitement as the Chandler Chamber of Commerce hosts its 25th Annual Chandler Ostrich Festival, featuring over 40 thrill seeking rides, live ostrich races, a silent disco, and a number of exciting attractions to keep you entertained. 

Baxter the Bobcat, Mascot of the Arizona Diamondbacks, is stepping out of his den and into the spotlight as Grand Marshall of the Ostrich Festival Parade on March 2, following the Mayor's Fun Run hosted by Javier Soto of Good Morning Arizona.

Chandler Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Universal Fairs, The 25th Annual Chandler Ostrich Festival will also include performances by iconic rock band The Guess Who, Journey Unauthorized, Latin sensation Fito Olivares, Charlie Hall, Future Loves Past, and The Voice television show veteran Vicci Martinez.

Disney’s Shake It Up! star Roshon Fegan will be on site for a public meet and greet March 9 and March 10.

Head over to the 3TV booth and make a moment last forever. Join Good Morning Arizona with a fun photo session captured by Snapbooth.

Dress up to the nines and get your photo taken for FREE. Visit the 3TV Photobooth on Saturday and Sunday to snap a pic and watch Good Morning Arizona next week to possibly see your grinning face on TV!

“This marks a very special year for the Chandler Ostrich Festival and it will be the biggest and best one yet, we pride ourselves on creating a fun, safe and exciting atmosphere for all ages," said Mark Lovell, owner of Universal Fairs.

What: 25th Annual Chandler Ostrich Festival
When: Friday, March 8, 2013 2:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Saturday, March 9, 2013 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Sunday, March 10, 2013 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Where: Chandler Tumbleweed Park
745 East Germann Road
Chandler, AZ
Admission: $7 per guest 5-12 years old (free for children 4 years old and under)
$10 per guest 13 years old +
$25 per ride wristband
Admission tickets, Family Fun Packs and discounted ride wristbands are available at all Fry’s Food Stores and the Chandler Chamber of Commerce
Attractions: Doggies of the Wild West, Rhinestone Roper, Ostrich Races, The Freakshow Deluxe, Marvelous Muts, Survivor Family Guy Show, Ramon Marcus Comedy, Silent Disco, Family Magic Show, Fearless Flores Thrill Show
Food: Ostrich Burgers, Funnel Cakes, Turkey Legs, Corndogs, Smoked Trout and Salmon, Deep-fried Brownies, Smores, Brownies, Twinkies, Lobster Po Boys, Alligator Po Boys, Cajun Frog Legs, Rocky Mountain Oysters, Green Chili Cheese Fries, Pitas, Gyros, Beer Battered Pickles, Sweet Potato Fries, Fried Catfish, Deep-fried Zucchini, Pizza on a Stick, Indian Fried Bread, and plenty of ordinary food.