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Event Info

Join the 355th Force Support Squadron for our annual Winterfest! Located at the Blanchard Recreation Complex, this amazing festival is FREE to attend for DoD ID cardholders and their guests. It will be full of festive activities, entertainment, food and drinks (for purchase), prize giveaways, Santa, 100 tons of REAL SNOW, and more!

Come fest with the best and celebrate the joyousness of the holiday season on Saturday, December 7 from 3-8 PM at Blanchard Recreation Complex!

Santa Claus is comin' to town in...


Activities & Entertainment


1912, Green Feet, Dillinger, Founders, Firestone, Sentinel Peak, Barrio, Catalina, Thunder Canyon, Button, Crooked Tooth, and Copper Brothel brewing companies, plus Meading Room Ciders.

Flying Leap, Keif-Joshua, and Sonoita Vineyards, plus authentic German Glühwein. 

Santa's Grotto

Santa is making a trip down from the North Pole to meet your kids! Come see him in person, send letters to the elves at the North Pole, and enjoy some holiday treats.


Enjoy 100 tons (that’s TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND POUNDS) of real, fresh snow made into a sledding hill! Don’t forget your snow boots and gloves. White Christmas, indeed!

Winter Village

24 vendors hosted by the Enlisted Spouses Club and AAFES.

Kids Zone

Sledding hill, reindeer crafts, inflatables/obstacles, and more!

Live Music

DJ Venti, DJ Boogie, Dickens Carolers, Manhattan Dolls, OnesAll Band, 80s and Gentlemen.

Tree Lighting

Gather around as we light our 28-foot tall Christmas tree by the Winter Village!

Foodie Festival

15 food trucks and 6 private organizations.

Prize Giveaways

$10,000 in prizes! Grand Prize is Disney tickets! 

Trees for Troops

250 tickets will be given away for free, real Christmas trees! First come, first served!

Pump Track

Come race around the pump track! Use provided bikes or bring your own. 

Gaming Truck

Step inside the gaming truck for a chance to play some video games!

Entertainment Schedule

Beer Garden Stage

3:00-4:00 PM

DJ Boogie

4:00-5:00 PM

Manhattan Dolls

5:15-6:45 PM

OnesAll Band

6:55-8:00 PM

80's and Gentlemen

Winter Village Stage

3:00-4:40 PM

DJ Venti

4:50-5:50 PM

The Dickens Carolers 

6:00-6:15 PM

Christmas Tree Lighting

6:30 PM

Grand Prize Giveaway!

6:30-7:30 PM

Circus Acts

7:30-8:00 PM

DJ Venti

Winterfest Prizes

Don't miss Marketing Row near the front entrance to WIN BIG! Here, you'll be able to enter to win our prizes, including our incredible GRAND PRIZE giveaway! For extra chances to win, you can participate in our Snow Daze week (, fill out a short survey, or complete a passport by visiting our sponsors. Some of the prizes you could win include: 

  • Microsoft Surface

  • Sony 55" 4k TV

  • Vizio 36" 5.1 Soundbar

  • GoPro Hero 8

  • Fortnite PlayStation 4 Bundle

  • KitchenAid Stand Mixer

  • Ninja Pressure Cooker

  • Ninja SmartScreen Blender

  • Bose Wireless Headphones

  • PowerBeats Pro Headphones

  • Fitbit Ionic

  • Fitbit Versa 2

  • iRobot Roomba 

  • Lexus Kids Car

  • BMW Kids Car

  • McLaren Kids Car

...and much more! 

The GRAND PRIZE GIVEAWAY will be Disney Tickets (up to $1,000 value) + $750 Cash OR $1,250 CASH & skip the tickets!

Prize Drawing Schedule

4:00 PM

Prize Drawing at Marketing Booth
Redeem by 4:50 PM

5:00 PM

Prize Drawing at Marketing Booth
Redeem by 5:50 PM

6:00 PM

Prize Drawing at Marketing Booth
Redeem by 6:50 PM

10 Grand Prize semi-finalists drawn

6:30 PM

Grand Prize Winner Announced at WINTER VILLAGE STAGE

Win tickets to Disney + $750 cash!

Special Offer

Parking & Shuttle Services

Plenty of parking will be available near the event site for ease of access. Shuttle buses will be running from Borman Elementary, Heritage Park, and the U.S. Post Office. 

Shuttle Map

Shuttle buses stopping at Borman Elementary, Heritage Park, and the Post Office.

Prohibited Items

  • Weapons of any kind

  • Drones

  • Canopy Tents

  • Tobacco Products

  • Vapes

  • Drugs

  • Alcohol

  • Glass Containers

  • Pets

Thank you to our sponsors!

Federal endorsement of sponsors not intended. 

Contact & Event Location


228-6109 DSN
(520) 228-6109 CIV


3:00-8:00 PM


Blanchard Recreation Complex
3965 S. Craycroft Road, Bldg 4459
Tucson, AZ 85707

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