The Spring Fling has been going on for 45 years this weekend! Spring Fling is one of the largest student-run carnival in the nation attracting over 32,000 guests. Spring Fling provides over 40 rides and games to attendees, along with over 20 different food booths with a wide variety ranging from corn dogs to crab puffs. There are live performances all weekend long, including headliner FRENSHIP  who performs Friday at 8pm. Other performances include:  Black N Blue Crew, The Sometimes, Mariachi Corazon de Tucson, Viva Folklorico, Sophia Rankin, Quadrant 44 and 17Blacklidge. Arts and crafts are available at the Kids Korner  on Saturday and Sunday during the day.

Here is the Pricing:

Admission: $5

Clear Bags: $6

Quarter Sheet (10 Tickets): $5

Half Sheet (20 Tickets): $10

Full Sheet (40 Tickets):  $20

Unlimited Ride Wristbands (Friday and Sunday only, and for same-day use only): $30

Here is what you need to know.


  • Friday: 4 to 11 p.m.
  • Saturday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Sunday: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Admission for the general public is $5. Those with a UA CatCard and military identification, and children age 7 and younger get in for free.


The Spring Fling team will be collecting canned goods for the UA Campus Pantry. Proceeds from the event help UA clubs, organizations and local nonprofits.

Suggested donations:

  • peanut butter
  • jelly
  • cereal
  • hearty soups
  • canned protein items

 The Spring Fling has been going on since 1974, look at some of the pictures from 1978.

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