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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.

NEW - Mom's Day 5K

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Skip brunch, get active and celebrate Mom! Join Marana Parks & Recreation in our inaugural Mom's Day 5K family fun walk/run beginning at Gladden Farms Park. Fun for the whole family. Moms get a flower at the finish line. Refreshments and light snacks will be provided. 

Saturday, May 10
Gladden Farms Community Park
12250 North Tangerine Road
Marana, AZ 85653

Day-of registration: 7-8 a.m. 
Pre-reg check-in: 7:30 a.m.-8 a.m.
Race starts at 8:30 a.m.

Pre-register by April 29 to receive your shirt on event day. If registered after, shirt will be available at a later date. All participants will receive an event shirt and raffle entry.

Pre-registration (closes April 29): $15
Event Day Registration: $20

CLICK HERE to register online.

Splash N' Dash
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Challenge yourself this summer at Marana’s Splash N’ Dash Aquathons!
Starting the evening of May 22, 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.

Six Date Series: 5/22, 6/5, 6/19, 7/3, 7/17 & 7/31 
Ages Brackets: U-8 (6-8 years), U-14 (9-14 years), Adults (16+ years)
$5 per person/per date 
Event starts at 6 p.m.

Onsite registration available at 5:30 p.m. 
CLICK HERE to register online.

Summer Dive-In Movies
Stay cool this summer by viewing a featured 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. 

Date Time Movie Title
June 21 7:45 p.m. The Little Mermaid
July 19 7:45 p.m. Finding Nemo
August 2 7:45 p.m Despicable Me 2

Movies in the Park

Movies in the Park
Coming to a park near you.
Join us for the FREE Movie in the Park Series as we present G or PG features on our inflatable outdoor screen. Moviegoers are encouraged to bring families, friends, picnics, and pets to the park and enjoy these outdoor movies under the stars. Snacks and drinks will be available for sale.

Date Time Location Movie Title
April 19 7 p.m. Crossroads at Silverbell District Park Here Comes the Boom
May 17 7:30 p.m. Dove Mountain Park Great & Powerful Oz

Teen Dances 

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 events. Open to ages 12 to 17. Cover charge is $5. Snacks are available for sale. 

 and "Join" the event to enter the monthly free ticket giveaway on Facebook!

1st Friday of Month
Crossroads at Silverbell District Park 
7548 North Silverbell Road

Date Time
Feb. 7 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m
March 7 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
April 4 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m
May 2 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m

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