The annual Glow Festival (aka “Glow”) is held at the Triangle L Ranch, opens a new window in Oracle, AZ. The festival began in 2003. It was originally a one night party for artists and friends of the ranch owner, Sharon Honback. It is held at night on a weekend with a full moon.
The festival offers music, performance artists, fire dancing and juggling, and unicyclists. It has included an interactive shadow puppet theatre, and computer generated projections. More than 100 artists participate. Festival tickets can be purchased online, opens a new window.
Attendees are encouraged to wear glowing fashion like glow sticks or glow-in-the-dark paint or battery-powered lights.
In 2006, Pinal County sheriff deputies shut the festival down in response to noise and parking complaints. However, the county sheriff later issued a public apology.
Authorities are on hand to help direct traffic and insure that the event runs smoothly. Shuttle service on Oracle Ranch road is available.
Food, drinks, and gift shop items are available for sale.
Triangle L Ranch
2805 N. Triangle L Ranch Road | map, opens a new window
Oracle, AZ 85623
"Pinal sheriff offers apology for deputies' demeanor." Arizona Daily Star. September 22, 2006. Page B6.
"Oracle to have a glow about it." Arizona Daily Star. Caliente section. October 1, 2009. Page 6.
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