A yearly event that attracts thousands of people and dozens of community groups will be held this weekend.
Vail residents headed to the Pima County Fairgrounds Saturday
for the 13th annual Vail Pride Day.
Vail Pride Day, a three-day celebration of the area and its
schools that draws thousands of attendees every year, is the
brainchild of Anne Gibson.
Arizona celebrated its 100th birthday Tuesday, and celebrations
are taking place around the state throughout 2012.
The Vail community's annual celebration and showcase, Vail Pride
Day, is Saturday at the Pima County Fairgrounds.
Jordan Aldor, 9, climbs the YMCA rock during Vail Pride Day. Hundreds of people showed up to view Vail students' science and art exhibits. Vail Pride Day also featured a petting zoo, performances by students and a bake sale.
Six-year-old Gabe Parrish slides out of the Maze Bus during Vail Pride Day. The annual event, held Saturday at the Pima County Fairgrounds, featured a slew of exhibits from 16 Vail School District schools.
Cottonwood Elementary School mentor Pam Hill shows students and guests at Vail Pride Day how to use the robots that are part of Cottonwood's robot squad. Saturday proved to be rainy, but it didn't deter pupils, parents and community members from turning out in numbers.
Rainy weather couldn't stop 16 Vail School District schools from
assembling Saturday to show an array of artwork, science projects,
classroom displays, school clubs and much more to hundreds of
guests at Vail Pride Day at the Pima County Fairgrounds.