Annual Apache Leap Mining Festival

Superior celebrates the
28th Annual Apache Leap Mining Festival

March 11-13, 2016


On March 11th the Festival kicks off at 5 pm with a carnival and vendors. Saturday, March 12th and Sunday, March 13th are packed all day with the opening parade beginning at 10 am. on Saturday.

Top notch entertainment throughout the event, hilarious Chihuahua races, panning for “copper”, food and retail vendors, hand made crafts market, art walk,  beer garden, Saturday night street dance, historic speakers, lots of “hands on” things to do for all ages.

Grueling mining competition with a $2,000 purse! Watch a Mine Rescue Operation, enjoy a tour of the Resolution Mine property, view an abandoned mine safety exhibit and other mine related activities. Walk the mine history trail.  Mining and mine related companies will be here to talk to you about the process and types of copper mining and what that means to the area.

Festival takes place on Main St., Superior. Family oriented and ALL FREE except carnival and vendors.

Check the Chamber of Commerce website for schedules and updates or call  520-689-0200 for more information.

The event is just 30 minutes East of Apache Junction on Main Street, Superior.
Join us for fun and DISCOVER SUPERIOR, the gateway to the Copper Corridor.

Hosted by the Superior Chamber of Commerce.


Vendor Application

Food Booth Application

Chihuahua Race Flyer

Chihuahua Race Registration Form

Parade Rules and Entry Form


Mining Competition Flyer

Mining Competition Rules

Mining Competition Entry Form

  Inquiries: Chamber Office or Sue - (602) 625-3151

Main Street, Superior
520-689-0200 or 602-625-3151

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Last Updated on Monday, 16 November 2015 15:41

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