Community Events

The Marana Parks and Recreation Department invites you, your family and your friends to attend our community events that are designed for all ages. Events include Movies in the Park, Concert Series, Teen Dances, Races and Camping in the Park. Come out and experience a better quality of life and community through our top-notch public venues and pristine recreational environment.

2nd Annual Mother's Day 5K Fun Run
Skip brunch, get active & celebrate MOM!
Join Marana Parks & Recreation in our 2nd annual Mom's Day 5K family fun walk/run/Jog beginning at Gladden Farms Park. This event is Fun for the whole family. All moms will get a flower at the finish line. Snacks and refreshments provided.  All participants will be entered to win great raffle prizes. NEW RACE ROUTE THIS YEAR. 


Saturday, May 9, 2015
Check-in/Event Day Reg: 7:30 a.m.
Race Time: 9 a.m.
Gladden Farms Community Park 
12205 West Tangerine Farms Road 
Marana, AZ 85653

Age    Pre-Reg Price (closes May 1)
 Event Day Price
12 years & under  $10.00 $15.00
13 years +   $15.00 $20.00

Movies in the Park | Spring 2015
Join us for the popular Movie in the Park series as we present G or PG features on our inflatable outdoor screen. Grab your blankets or lawn chairs and enjoy the show! Snacks available for sale.

Admission: Free
Location varies each month. 
Date Time Movie Title  Location
April 18 7 p.m.  Wall-E Ora Mae Harn Park (Camping Under the Stars) 
May 16  7:30 p.m. Big Hero 6 Dove Mountain Community Park

Teen Dances | Spring 2015

The first Friday of each month, Marana hosts a fun and safe Teen Dance. Come hang out with friends, dance and enjoy the DJ. at these popular. Open to ages 12 to 17. Snacks available for sale. 

Admission: $5.00
1st Friday of Month
Crossroads at Silverbell District Park 
7548 North Silverbell Road

Date Time
April 3
6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
May 1  6:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Splash N' Dash 

Challenge yourself this summer at Marana’s Splash N’ Dash Aquathons! 
The Town invites you to participate in bi-weekly, Thursday night swim/run events. Each event consists of 200, 400 or 800 yard lap swims followed by a ½, 1½ or 3 mile run. Durations are based on age brackets. There are six events in total, allowing the family to train and stay cool this summer.

Thursday Evenings
Five Date Series: 6/4, 6/18, 7/2, 7/16 & 7/30 

Ages Brackets: U-8 (6-8 years), U-14 (9-14 years), Adults (16+ years)
$5.00 per person/per date 
Race Time: 6 p.m.| Check-in/Event Day Reg: 5:30 p.m. 

Dive in Movies
Stay cool this summer by watching a movie at the Marana Pool. We will be showing G and PG rated movies that will entertain the whole family. Noodles and innertubes are welcome. So bring the family to relax in the water and enjoy the show. All Dive-in Movies are FREE public events.

Saturday Evenings
Ora Mae Harn Pool
13250 North Lon Adams Park
Marana, AZ 85653
Admission: FREE

Date Time Movie Title
June 13 7:45 p.m. The Lego Movie
July 11 7:45 p.m. TBA
August 1 7:45 p.m TBA

Contact Us

  1. Marana Parks & Recreation 
    Admin. Office:

    13251 N. Lon Adams Road
    Marana, AZ 85653
    Ph: (520) 382-1950
    Fax: (520) 382-1951
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