Merry Copa 2019 let it snow!

Join us!

Friday, Dec. 6, 2019

6 -9 p.m.

Copper Sky Regional Park 44345 M.L.K. Blvd. Maricopa, AZ 85138

Activity wristbands are just $5 per person and give you an all-access pass to any activity at Merry Copa! Onsite parking is available at $5 per vehicle, and free shuttle service is offered from 5 - 10 p.m. with stops at Maricopa High School and Maricopa Wells Middle School. You may pre-pay for your wristbands and parking pass at the Copper Sky Member Services Desk Nov. 18 until 2 p.m. on Dec. 6.

Being a Copper Sky Annual Member has its rewards

Copper Sky Annual Members receive complimentary activity wristbands and parking pass for any current enrolled member! You may pick them up at the Copper Sky Member Services Desk between Nov. 18 and 2 p.m. on Dec. 6.

NOTE: after 2 p.m. on Dec. 6, wristbands and parking passes are available onsite only at the event regardless of membership status.

Schedule of Events

6 p.m.

merry copa kicks off with...

  • Ice skating
  • Sledding with 50 tons of snow!
  • Over 30 vendors at Santa's Shoppes
  • Amazing food trucks at Kringle's Kitchen
  • Crafting with elves at Santa's Workshop
  • Sugar cookie decorating with Propel Church
  • Interactive DJ with dancing and games
  • Virtual reality and Esports arena
  • Free hot cocoa
  • Bounce house and mechanical reindeer rodeo
  • Launching of three hot air balloons for a beautiful balloon glow display!
  • Don't forget to sign up for the annual Doughnut Eating and Ugly Sweater contests!

6:30 p.m.

Festivities continue with...

  • Sleigh rides on a horse-drawn carriage
  • Pony carousel rides at "Reindeer Ranch"
  • The arrival of a very special guest visitor
Get your free photo taken with Maricopa's Motorcycle Santa who welcomes nonperishable or monetary donations to F.O.R. Maricopa Food Bank.

6:40 p.m.

Enjoy entertainment from local talent including the leading edge school choir and Maricopa chorus.

7 p.m.

merry copa doughnut eating contest!

Don't forget to register for our annual Merry Copa Doughnut Eating Contest! Participants will be called up to the stage starting at 6:50 p.m. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes will be awarded for the following categories:

  • Youth, ages 6 - 12
  • Teen, ages 13 - 17
  • Adults, ages 18+

7:30 p.m.

Merry Copa Ugly Sweater Contest!

Remember to sign up for our annual Ugly Sweater Contest! Participants will be called to the stage at 7:20 p.m. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners in the following categories:

  • Youth, ages 6 - 12
  • Teens, ages 13 - 17
  • Adults, ages 18+
  • Families/parties of 2+ teams

8:55 p.m.

join mayor christian price as he counts down to light the christmas tree and kick off the holidays!

9 p.m.

Enjoy an event finale of fireworks following the tree lighting, timed to festive music!

Thank you for joining us at the 2019 Merry Copa celebration! The City of Maricopa wishes you a safe and joyous holiday.

Come hungry!

Take a stroll down kris kringle's kitchen to enjoy delicious cuisine. Food trucks include: dez burrito company, whip it good, catering by helen, popa korn, d.t. b.b.q. shack, n2frybread, monsoon coffee llc and big papa concessions

Get your shopping done early!

Take care of some holiday shopping at Santa's Shoppes with over 30 local vendors including:

A+ Charter Schools, Jamie Brisbin State Farm Agency, Renewal by Andersen, M and J Toys, Maricopa City Mobile Massage, Banner Casa Grande Medical Center, FixIT Mobile, Be Awesome Youth Coalition, New Hope Girls, Banner Medical Group, Journey United Methodist Church, Waypoint Church, Rainbow's End Ministries, VFW Post 12043, Good Therapy Mobile Massage, Cutco Cutlery, Erin Neidigh, LLC, Maricopa Wellness Center Med Spa, Snugasabug Boutique, Dynamic Products, Herbal Harlem, Gatten's Honey Farm, Thunderbird SW-Crafts, Crochet Me Something by Jennifer McKinley, Navajo Secrets, Usborne Books & More, Paparazzi Independent Consultant, Everlasting Pics, G&D Crafts, Smiley Dental, Copacraft, Girl Scouts - Arizona Cactus Pine Council, Inc., ResortStay International.


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