9th Annual Lake Havasu City Rockabilly Reunion

Date(s):  2/17/17-2/19/17 (see description for times) 

Venue: Lake Havasu State Park, Lot 4 (Windsor 4) 

Admission: See description for pricing

Website: www.lakehavasurockabillyreunion.com

Contact: Kennie Cuppetelli  -  rockabilly.reunion@yahoo.com    928-846-0335 

Description:

Rock out at the largest 1950's-themed car show, music festival, and Rockabilly Reunion in Arizona. Cars, pin-up girls, bands and all retro awaits you! It's all about cool cats and chicks, retro-fashion, rock-n-roll oldies music, rat-rods, and more at the 9th Annual Lake Havasu Rockabilly Reunion. Take a three day stroll down nostalgia lane with 150 vendors of all types, food, beer garden, and the ever popular Pin-Up Girl contest. NEW: A second stage added and 30 bands will be rockin' your socks. Over 800 cars and motorcycles will be on display. Events include giveaways, a swap meet, and a 1950's hair salon and barber and more.

EVENT PERKS

  • A huge Car & Motorcycle Show
  • Vendor Village to shop from
  • The largest vintage Pin-Up Pageant west of the Mississippi
  • Eat-till-you-drop food court
  • 30 live bands on two stages with lots of headliner bands in three days
  • Celebrity appearances
  • Raffles
  • After-parties
  • Hangover Sunday: All day, all beers $2!
  • ... and much more!

GENERAL ADMISSION TIMES

  • Friday:  12pm-10pm
  • Saturday: 10am-10pm
  • Sunday:  10am-8pm 

 

TICKET PRICING

  • Presale: $30 (+$2 service fee)/3-day pass
  • Presale: $12 (+$1 service fee)/1-day pass
  • Day of Event: $45/3-day pass
  • Day of Event: $15/day
  • Children 10 and under free

 

PIN-UP GIRL PAGEANT INFORMATION

  • Registration: $65 (includes one weekend pass)
  • Ms. Rockabilly Reunion First Prize: $700 and a three night stay for the 2015 event
  • Ms. Psychobilly Reunion First Prize: $700 and a three night stay for the 2015 event
  • Runner Up: $400
  • 3rd Place: $200 
  • Top 10 contestants will receive goodie bags

For information about entering the Pin-Up Girl Contest, email pinuppageant@yahoo.com.

 

CAR SHOW INFORMATION

  • Registration: $40 (whether one day or for the duration of the event; includes one weekend pass)
  • Costs for passengers: $30/3-day pass; $15/day
  • Awards given on Sunday @ 4pm
  • All participants receive a event dash plaque, event poster, and a goodie bag

 For a registration form to enter your car, email carshow@lakehavasurockabillyreunion.com.

Parking begins 7am for the car show

 

CELEBRITIES & SOME OF THE BANDS

**Psychobilly Friday will be geared towards faster music and an older crowd. Saturday & Sunday is family-friendly throughout the day.

 

Easy access to free parking is available next to the Bridgewater Motel at 101 London Bridge Rd. Event dates, times and/or details are subject to change. Please contact event coordinator or check event website to verify information.

28th Annual Western Winter Blast Pyrotechnics Show

Date(s):  2/16/17-2/19/17 (see description for times) 

Venue: SARA Park 

Admission: $5/person/day (12 and under free) + $5/vehicle/day

Website: www.westernpyro.org

Contact: 928-453-3444 

Description: The 28th Annual Western Winter Blast: A different kind of winter wonderland where generations of guests have the unique chance to relive fond memories of Pyro Haven!

RAIN UPDATE

In the event of severe winds, very heavy/torrential rain or electrical storms, the show's coordinators may delay or cancel the show. If Saturday's show is cancelled, a double show will occur Sunday evening. No further, definitive information can be provided until the weather reveals itself Saturday afternoon/evening.  

EVENT SCHEDULE (subject to change)

Fireworks Start: 5pm-10:30pm nightly, Thurs-Sun (Sunday show ends at 10pm).

Organized Show Segments (professional, big fireworks displays): 7:30pm Fri-Sun and run approx. one hour. Largest single show Saturday night (if cancelled due to rain, a double show will occur Sun).

Gates Open: 3pm daily

No need to wait for July 4th to view the fireworks. The shimmer and sparkle of this winter holiday fireworks show taking place above scenic SARA Park glows brighter than ever this year! A visit to Lake Havasu City during President's Weekend is not complete without experiencing Western Pyrotechnic Association's and Lake Havasu City's remarkable showcase. New memories with family and friends will be created as the clear desert sky morphs into a spectacular kaleidoscope of colors in honor of the 28th anniversary of Winter Blast. 

An event that promises to overwhelm thousands of visitors from around the world with the biggest fireworks display in WPA's and Lake Havasu City's history. There will also be a Beer Garden at the Rodeo Grounds as part of fund-raising efforts on behalf of local children. 

PARKING/ADMITTANCE INFORMATION

Parking: $5/passenger vehicle (RVs of any size are not permitted into general parking area, only in the camping area at the Rodeo Grounds)
Gates Open: 3pm daily (you are urged to arrive early as parking and seating fills up fast)
Admission into fireworks spectator area: $5/person (kids 12 and under free)
Parking Location: Thurs-Sun @ Havasu 95 Speedway and ball field parking lots
No Re-entry: If you leave, you will be required to pay again if parking is available
*Where to enter: Enter at the main SARA Park entrance (most southern entrance near Havasu 95 Speedway) off of Hwy. 95 Thursday-Sunday. There will be no entry into SARA Park from Dub Campbell Parkway/S. McCulloch Bl. @ Hwy 95, you must use the main entrance. PARKING FILLS UP FAST, EARLY ARRIVAL IS STRONGLY SUGGESTED. No parking along the shoulders of State Route 95. 
Parking admission tickets will be accepted at all public parking areas within the park, with the exception of the Fairgrounds. There will also be limited parking at the BMX track, but those parking there will not be permitted to walk to the main event area at Havasu 95 Speedway. 

BROADCASTING (subject to change)

The show will be broadcast to the SARA Park Rodeo Grounds and BMX parking lots through KKRV FM 104.7

PETS & SARA PARK DOG PARK

Please leave pets at home! The pyrotechnics being displayed are very loud (and startling for their sensitive ears). Please keep this in mind and do not bring your four-legged family members to the event. 

SARA Park Dog Park: Closed from Thurs-Mon. 

Alternative Dog Parks: Lion's Dog Park (London Bridge Beach); Avalon Dog Park (1294 Avalon Ave.)

CAMPING AT THE RODEO GROUNDS - AS OF JANUARY 6, 2017, CAMPING IS FULL!

Plan for, and expect, delays along State Route 95 near both of SARA Park's entrances during all days of the event.

Parking fills up fast and early arrival is strongly suggested. Normally the event area is full at least an hour before the event and no additional vehicles are permitted in.

No parking along shoulders of State Route 95. Vehicles will be ticketed and/or towed.

No consumer fireworks allowed in the park or parking lots.

No food or coolers in the event area, but are permitted at the BMX track, ball fields and parking lots.

No easy-ups or tents permitted in parking lot areas.

Leave car alarms OFF! The fireworks will set car alarms off all night long.

If you park at the BMX track, you are not permitted to enter the event area.

No "exit and re-entry."

Please leave dogs at home. This is a professional fireworks display and will be very loud.

For more information regarding this event, visit the Western Pyrotechnic Association website. Event dates, details, and times are subject to change. 

Lake Havasu Concert Association presents The Kat Trio

Date(s):  February 17, 2017 @ 7:30pm

Venue: Lake Havasu Performing Arts Center 

Admission: $25 adults; Students w/ ID, kids free; season ticket price $70 (6 shows)

Website: http://lhcca.com/the-kat-trio/

Contact: 928-706-0779; 928-208-5143 

Description: Lake Havasu Concert Association presents the Kat Trio. Lake Havasu Concert Association presents the Kat Trio. The trio’s unique repertoire features Russian arrangements and transcriptions of classical works, well-known inspirational songs, and American pop standards, including Scott Joplin rags. They have performed over 700 concerts since their premiere U.S. tour in 2000. New impressions of classical music.

TICKETS:  Tickets can be purchased online at www.lhcca.com.

Season Tickets: $70 (6 shows)

Single Adult Tickets: $25

Students with Student ID: Free

Children: Free

 

Mohave Community College ART-A-Fair

Date(s):  February 17-18, 2017 @ 9am-4pm 

Venue: Mohave Community College, Building 600 

Admission: Free

Website: www.mohave.edu

Contact: Janet Cruz, Community Education Coordinator  -  jcruz@mohave.edu    928-505-3319 

Description: Come out and support the Mohave County Community College Fine Arts & Crafts Show & Sale where all work is handmade by art teachers and students of MCC. The MCC Fine Arts & Crafts Show & Sale will showcase handmade works by art teachers and students of Mohave Community College. Items on display include ceramics, paintings, glass, jewelry, drawings and more. 

Free parking. Artisans donate a portion of all sales to the MCC Foundation for scholarships and other good works. All guests receive a complimentary raffle ticket for an art piece or craft.

21th Annual Queen's Tea

Date(s):  February 19, 2017 @ 2-4pm

Venue: King Arthur Room @ London Bridge Resort 

Admission: $25/person

Website: www.havasumuseum.com

Contact: lhmuseum@npgcable.com    928-854-4938 

Description: An annual event for 21 years, the Queen's Tea is a fashion show and costume extravaganza focusing on the Victorian Era. The 21st Annual Queen's Tea takes place in the King Arthur Room and will showcase local residents portraying Queen Victoria and her court; a Lord Mayor, Beefeater, and bell ringer costumed in clothing from the Victorian Era. Enjoy a style show by Chic Again as you are served a traditional English tea with scones, tea sandwiches, and strawberries and cream. Ladies, hats and gloves are encouraged for this event. There will be a raffle, and prizes are given for the best hat. 

*Information provided by: golakehavasu.com