We provide a variety of special events to help build family unity, increase community pride, and create a fun and enjoyable recreational experience for everyone. If you are new to the community, or have been a resident for many years, we encourage you to participate and enjoy the great programs we offer. For more information contact Parks & Rec at (480) 983-2181. Please note that some of the events listed below are coordinated by other agencies in cooperation with the City. Follow the link to their website for more information.
The City of Apache Junction welcomes participation by people with disabilities in all programs, sites, and facilities. For more information about accessibility contact us at 480-983-2181 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.ajcity.net/ada.
This community event is sponsored by Superstition Mountain Promotional Corporation. This annual three-day community event is hosted on the last weekend in February. The event includes a parade, rodeo, carnival, art show and more! For more information about this event, visit www.lostdutchmandays.org.
Due to the current pandemic, we are only offering Drive-In Movies until further notice. ONLY $5 per vehicle! Space is limited and you must PRE-REGISTER for this event. For the month of October, we will be offering our "Creepin' It Reel" movie series! Check out the event Flyer.
4th of July
Join Apache Junction Parks & Recreation Department as we celebrate Independence Day! This year looks a little different than usual, but we would like to invite citizens to enjoy fireworks from the safety of their backyard or via our online streaming of the show! In addition, we will be offering free Rec Packs for the first 100 families available on 7/2 & 7/3 with various activities. Also, join us all day long on the 4th of July on our Facebook page for various activities and entertaining posts!