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  • Get out to Kino Sports Complex for fun in September and October

    Sep 17, 2014 | Read More News
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    KFMA Fall BallTake me out to the ball games, the concert and the beer festivals happening at Kino Sports Complex in September and October.

    The fun starts Sunday, Sept. 21, with the KFMA Fall Ball, one of southern Arizona’s largest outdoor concert festivals. KFMA is partnering with Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival to bring Godsmack, Seether, Escape the Fate, Buckcherry and PopEvil to Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium. For more information or tickets, go to www.kfma.com.
    Great Tucson Beer Festival
    Then there’s the 28th Annual Sun Sounds Great Tucson Beer Festival on Saturday, Sept. 27, at Kino Stadium. Choose from dozens of different beers, and enjoy snacks and food samples, music, horseshoes and other games for the $45 price of general admission. Designated driver tickets will be sold for $25 at the gate. It’s a benefit for Sun Sounds of Arizona, which delivers news and information to people who cannot read print because they have a disability. For more information or tickets, visit www.azbeer.com.

    Get your baseball fix when the Naranjeros de Hermosillo, Tomateros de Culiacan, Yaquis de Obregon, and Mayos de Navojoa of the Mexican Pacific League, as well as a group of the top instructional league players from the Los Angeles Dodgers and Kansas City Royals play in the Vamos a Tucson Mexican Baseball Fiesta at Kino Stadium on Oct. 2-5. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Kino Stadium box office, on the phone by calling (520) 434-1367 or online at www.MexicanBaseballFiesta.com.Mexican Baseball Fiesta

    What’s October without Oktoberfest? Head to Baja Oktoberfest, southern Arizona’s largest craft beer festival, at the stadium on Saturday, Oct. 18. Don’t miss more than 75 craft breweries, authentic German food, a polka band, dancing and games – including a brat-eating contest! For more information or tickets, go to http://bajaoktoberfest.com
    Baja Oktoberfest
    The 37th Annual Tucson Pride “Pride in the Desert” is also Saturday, Oct. 18, at the sports complex South Soccer Fields. Gates open at noon and cover is only $10 a person; people 12 and under enter free. This annual fundraiser features live entertainment, more than 100 exhibitors, lots of food and drink, fun for the kids and more. For more information, visit tucsonpride.org

    Getting smarter and contributing to our community is fun, too!

    Discover if you are prepared to survive and thrive in a crisis at the Southern Arizona Urban SurvivalFest hosted by World Care at Kino Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 20. The free event will include interactive demonstrations and educational booths, food trucks and other activities. Visit www.worldcare.org./urbansurvivalfest.

    Participate in the 2014 Hunger Walk at Kino Sports Complex North Grandstand on Saturday, Sept. 20. It’s a benefit for the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona. Find out more at http://communityfoodbank.com

    Help the American Cancer Society by Making Strides Against Breast Cancer on Sunday, Oct. 12, at Kino Stadium. Choose the noncompetitive 3-mile or 1-mile event. Sign up or donate at http://makingstrides.acsevents.org

    2014 Hope FestThe 22nd Annual Hope Fest is Saturday, Oct. 25, at Kino Stadium. Hope Fest provides free groceries, clothing, medical, dental, haircuts, hygiene items and helping services to the community’s most needy, underserved and marginalized populations. Please donate your gently used clothing, canned food, hygiene items, bottled water, and stuffed animals for the kids at Pack the Park on Friday, Oct. 24, at Kino Stadium. All items collected will be distributed at Hope Fest. Find out how you can help at http://www.hopefest.com

    Kino Sports Complex is the largest venue in Pima County for youth, amateur and professional sports, concerts, and community events. The south baseball complex includes the 11,000-seat Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium, seven full-size fields, three clubhouses and parking. The north soccer complex includes the 2,900-seat North Stadium, which is home to the FC Tucson soccer club, a 1,000-seat North Grandstand field, four additional fields, and a clubhouse with parking. To learn more or schedule an event, go to www.kinosportscomplex.com or call 520-546-5466. “Like” Kino Sports Complex on Facebook to keep up with the fun this fall.