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Bear Down Fridays, Sept. 13, 2019

Event: Bear Down Fridays 2019

Dates: September 13

Time: 4 PM* to 7 PM

Place: Main Gate Square, located 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.

Contact: Jane McCollum 520-622-8613 or 520-465-8122 or Kris Siuda 646-957-6718

Head out to Bear Down Fridays on September 13, and show your WHITE OUT spirit as we cheer on Arizona Football who take on Texas Tech on Saturday September 14.  It’s a WHITE OUT Friday & Saturday.

Every Pep Rally begins at 6 PM starring the Pride of Arizona Marching Band, UA Poms, Twirlers and Guard, Wilbur and Wilma and UA Cheer. Director of Athletics Dave Heeke, Head Women’s Tennis Coach Ryan Stotland, and UA Alumni Associations’s Marc Acuna will be our guest speakers.  

Featured entertainment on Friday on the Bear Down Stage is DJ B London from 3 PM to 5 PM and   KXCI’s Youth DJ Camp from 5 PM to 6 PM.   The Tucson Greek Festival Dancers will perform during the Pep Rally.

The Spirit Party always kicks off at 3 PM at Main Gate Square with ESPN Tucson who will broadcast live from 3 PM to 6 PM from Gentle Ben’s and be joined throughout the evening by Arizona Daily Star’s Wildcaster Team.  Also broadcasting live from Main Gate Square are Rock 102 .1 KFMA and 96.1 KLPX from 3 PM to 7 PM. 94.9 MIXfm will also be on site with giveaways and fun activities.  KVOA Channel 4 will do live news and weather cut-ins at 4 PM, 5 PM & 6 PM.   

Main Gate’s restaurants, retailers, and sponsors offer food specials, happy hour pricing, discounts, giveaways, and fun activities, and The Nova Home Loan Arizona Bowl Game Zone, prize wheels, samples chalk art and more.

Don’t miss The Jr. Cats Zone from 4 PM to 6 PM with activities for all ages including the Ben’s Bell’s Open Studio, 2EEE The Clown & Friends Face Painting and Balloon Artistry, Civic Orchestra of Tucson Instrument Petting Zoo, Arizona Athletics, a Fox in a Box Mini Escape Game, REACT, Tucson Children’s Museum and The Flaundrau Science Center & Planetarium, and Jr. Cat Fan’s Cheers taught by UA Cheer.

Future Bear Down Fridays 2019 Dates:

Friday, September 27 vs UCLA

Friday, October 11 vs Washington (Family Weekend)

Friday, November 1 vs OSU (Homecoming)

Friday, November 22 vs Utah

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 or on Tyndall Ave. & 4th Street.

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