Bear Down Fridays

Event: Bear Down Fridays 2017                
Dates: September 1, September 8 , Thursday September 21, October 13, October 27, November 10

Time: 4-7 PM
Place: Main Gate Square
On University Blvd. between Euclid & Park
Price: Free & Open to the Public
Parking: Free In the Tyndall Garage after 4 PM with a Merchant Validation.

Show your Wildcat spirit at Bear Down Fridays!

Every Pep Rally begins at 6:00 PM starring the Pride of Arizona Marching Band, UA Poms, Twirlers and Flags, Wilbur and Wilma, and UA Cheer located on Tyndall Avenue south of University Boulevard. Guest hosts from Arizona Athletics and music and dance performances are always part of the program.

But don’t wait until 6 PM, because the Spirit Party kicks off at 3 PM along University with 1490 & 104.9’s ESPN Tucson’s “Zach Clark Show” live at Gentle Ben’s.  At 4 PM Zach is joined by KVOA-4 News, MIXfm, 106.3 The Groove, with giveaways, live remotes, media celebs, prizes, giveaways, a  Wilbur & Wilma selfie wall & more.

Restaurants & stores offer food specials, happy hour pricing, discounts giveaways, and fun activities.

The Junior Cats Zone takes place in Geronimo Plaza from 4 PM to 6 PM with fun activities for all ages including a Marching Band Instrument Petting Zoo, UA Wildcat Hockey and UA Men’s Soccer teams,

2EE the Clown Face Painting and Balloon Art, 106.3 The Groove’s hair painting station,  Ben’s Bells Open Studio, Tucson Children’s Museum, Arts Express & UA Campus Rec’s Youth Programs. University of Arizona Trophies are also on display.  Bear Down Fridays will also feature a game zone for all ages.

Main Gate Square is located on University Boulevard between Euclid Ave and Park Ave on the east and west and between 2nd Street and 4th Street on the north and south and features over thirty restaurants and twenty-five retailers and salons.

Parking is free in the Tyndall Garage after 4 PM on Bear Down Fridays with a merchant validation.  The Garage entrance is located at 4th Street & Euclid Ave.