Loading Events

Bear Down Fridays

November 23, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • This event has passed.

Get your Wildcat Spirit on during the 13th Season of Bear Down Fridays Presented by Zona Zoo at Main Gate Square!

Time: 3-7 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.

Guest Speakers:
Friday, November 23rd – Fred Harvey (Track & Field, Cross Country), Dave Heeke (Director of Athletics), Santa Claus

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 ESPN Tucson 1490 AM & 104.9 FM’s “The Sports Exchange” live at Gentle Ben’s. At 4 PM, ESPN is joined by News 4 Tucson, and 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! Bear Down Fridays will also feature an interactive 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.



Date: November 23, 2018
Time: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Venue Name: Main Gate Square – University Boulevard
Address: 814 E University Blvd
Tucson, 85719 United States