This year’s 46th annual Azalea Festival that begins Saturday will be made up of 17 individual events and a four-day carnival at the . The city promises that this year’s festival will continue include the traditional events that have made the festival popular.
Customary events will include the coronation of this year’s Azalea queen, grand marshall and court, service club fundraising dinners and the carnival at the end of the week.
Below is a list detailing the week's happenings:When What Where / Price Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 3 Golf Tournaments Texas Scramble Style - Golf Course ($15 per golfer) Saturday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Miss Azaleita Contest (Little Miss Azalea) South Gate Park - Girl's Club House ($3 and includes lunch) Sunday from 4 p.m to 6 p.m. Azalea Queen & Grand Marshall Coronation and Dinner South Gate Park Auditorium ($10 per person) Monday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Optimist Club Youth Appreciation Night & Dinner South Gate Park Auditorium ($7 per person) Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Purpose Driven Youth Talent Show South Gate Park Auditorium (FREE) Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Teen Challenge Dinner South Gate Park Banquet Room ($7 - free pizza for children below 8 with paid adult) Wednesday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Inter-Club Luncheon South Gate Park GCH ($12 per person) Wednesday from 5 pm.m to 7:30 p.m. Boys Scouts Order of the Arrow & Dinner South Gate Park Auditorium ($7 per person) Thursday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Carnival at South Gate Park South Gate Park - at the Large Quad (specialty day $1 per day) Friday from 5p .m. to 11 p.m. Carnival at South Gate Park South Gate Park - at the Large Quad Saturday (March 24th) from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m Boys Scouts Soccer Tournament South Gate Park - ( $15 adult and Saturday (March 24th) from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Boys Scouts Batting Cage Tournament South Gate Park - Batting Cages ($6 per person) Saturday (March 24th) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Softball & Baseball Tournament - Invitational South Gate Park Diamonds 5 to 8 Saturday (March 24th) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Higher Ground Skate Competition & Entertainment South Gate Skate Park, Off Hildreth Avenue (FREE) Saturday (March 24th) from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m Carnival at South Gate Park South Gate Park - at the Large Quad Saturday (March 24th) at 6 p.m. 7th annual Youth Fashion Show South Gate Park Auditorium ($5 per person) Sunday (March 25th) from 8 a.m to 5 p.m. Karate Tournament Invitational South Gate Sports Center at South Gate Park ($5 per adult / Children under 5 are (free)) Sunday (March 25th) from 1 p.m to 4 p.m. Queen & Grand Marshal Community Page At the Carnival (FREE) Sunday (March 25th) from 2 p.m to 10 p.m. Carnival at South Gate Park South Gate Park - at the Large Quad
Changes may occur to the schedule, so be sure to call 323–567–9645 or visit www.cityofsouthgate.org for more information.
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