From the Arizona Fish & Game Department - Take in the fun at this weekend’s free Outdoor Expo
Outdoor enthusiasts know that the place to be this weekend is the Arizona Game and Fish Department Outdoor Expo at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix. Feel free to invite your family and friends!
The free event offers loads of activities, presentations and exhibits for everyone ranging from novices to seasoned outdoor recreationists. Whether you want to see live wildlife, take the kids fishing at the huge catch-and-release tanks, try out shooting sports on the range, view OHV and boating exhibits, learn target archery, watch exciting cowboy mounted shooting competition, attend informative presentations, or visit with more than 150 exhibitors, the Outdoor Expo offers something for everyone.
Best of all, admission and parking are free. There is a nominal charge for ammunition at some of the shooting venues. The Gold Sponsor for this year’s Arizona Game and Fish Department Outdoor Expo is Cabela’s.
Hours are 9-5 on Saturday, March 23 and 9-4 on Sunday, March 24. The Ben Avery Shooting Facility is located at 4044 W. Black Canyon Blvd. (off Carefree Highway, about ½ mile west of I-17).
The event program/map is now available at www.azgfd.gov/outdoor_recreation/expo/13_Expo_Prog.pdf or www.azgfd.gov/expo.