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Traffic expected for busy Saturday of events in Surprise

Multiple offerings across City Center

Posted 10/21/21

Those heading to the area near Bell Road and Bullard Avenue on Saturday, Oct. 23 are asked to plan for increased vehicular and pedestrian traffic.

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Traffic expected for busy Saturday of events in Surprise

Multiple offerings across City Center

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Those heading to the area near Bell Road and Bullard Avenue on Saturday, Oct. 23 are asked to plan for increased vehicular and pedestrian traffic.

The city of Surprise Civic and Recreation Campus will host thousands of people that day with multiple venues booked for special events and sports tournaments.

Surprise Police remind drivers to “Drive Wise, Surprise” by practicing safe driving habits such as obeying the speed limit, watching for pedestrians, and avoiding distractions.  

Here is a listing of Saturday’s events:

  • 6:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. — USTA Tennis Tournament, Surprise Tennis & Racquet Complex
  • 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. — Youth Sports Tournaments (302 teams), Surprise Recreation Campus (Mark Coronado Park, Kansas City Royals Practice Fields, Surprise Youth Baseball Complex), Gaines Park and Dick McComb Softball Complex
  • Noon – 3 p.m. — Pumpkin Splash, Surprise Aquatic Center
  • Noon – 5 p.m. — OUAZ Pickleball Tournament, Surprise Pickleball Courts at Surprise Community Park
  • 2 – 10 p.m. — Men’s Senior Baseball World Series, Kansas City Royals Auxiliary Fields
  • 3 – 6:30 p.m. — OUAZ Fall Festival, Ottawa University-Arizona
  • 5 – 9 p.m. — G.A.I.N. Night, Mark Coronado Park
  • 6:35 – 9:30 p.m. — Fall League Baseball, Surprise Stadium
  • 7 – 10 p.m. — OUAZ Football Game, OUAZ Stadium at Ottawa University-Arizona

To learn about the events hosted at city of Surprise venues, visit surpriseaz.gov/calendar.

To learn about the events hosted by Ottawa University-Arizona, visit ottawa.edu/ouaz.

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