SOH EVENTS

Spark of Hope seeks out families who need help securing funds for special equipment, services, operations or treatments not covered by insurance or other programs. We currently pull Special Events Licenses for the annual St. Patrick’s Day concerts at Tempe Beach Park, along with the Annual Chicago Fest B2B 16” Softball Tournament, BiteNite benefiting JDRF, and a handful of private events.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

The Summer Ends Music Festival is coming to Tempe Beach Park September 24th-27th!
 

The Summer Ends Music Festival will be a four-day event at Tempe Beach Park. The all-ages show features some of today’s hottest recording artists. Accompanying the wide variety of musical acts, Spark of Hope will be putting on a raffle with 3 chances to win amazing prizes. The raffle proceeds will be donated to United Fantasy Flight, an organization which gives children a Holiday season to remember! 

 

Raffle Prizes:

 

  • The Mill Ave Package: A combination of gift cards and prizes to make your Mill Ave experience unbelievable!

  • The Music Bundle: Exclusive band promo items, signed gifts, & much much more!

  • A Beach Cruiser: A top of the line beach cruiser signed by the Summer Ends performers!

 

You can find more information about United Fantasy Flight at unitedfantasyflight.com. Don’t miss out on an opportunity to win amazing prizes AND help out this amazing charity!

The Pot Of Gold Music Festival comes to Tempe Beach Park for St. Patty’s Day Weekend!
 

The Pot Of Gold Music Festival will be a four-day event at Tempe Beach Park. The all-ages show features some of today’s hottest recording artists. Accompanying the wide variety of musical acts will be food vendors, beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) and sponsor booths. This will be a weekend for both local Arizonians and out-of-state visitors alike to come enjoy. A portion of the event proceeds will be donated to Spark Of Hope!

 

Single day passes are on sale now at potofgoldmusicfestival.com. Get your Golden Ticket for $49 for access to an entire day’s show!

Summer Ends Music Festival V.1 (2014)

 

The Inaugural SUMMER ENDS MUSIC FESTIVAL V.1 comes to Tempe Beach Park and promises to be the event of the year.

 

SUMMER ENDS MUSIC FESTIVAL V.1 will be a three-day event along the Tempe Beach Waterfront. The festival features some of today’s hottest recording artists. Accompanying the wide variety of musical acts will be food vendors, beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), sponsor booths, arts, crafts and more. This will be a weekend for both local Arizonians and out-of-state visitors alike to come enjoy.

 

Single day and three-day passes are on sale now at summerendsmusicfestival.com. Three-day passes are $150. Single-day tickets are $65 a day.

2014 St. Patrick's Day Weekend Concerts & Raffle

A bounty of Irish good fortune awaits you this year at the St. Patrick's Day Weekend Concerts on March 15 & 17, 2014. Come join the festivities at Tempe Beach Park with traditional food, beer and live music. Rock, world and reggae band Rebelution and hip hop group Atmosphere headline the show on Saturday, March 15, along with Pepper, Iration and many more.  On St. Patrick's Day (Monday, March 17), Flogging Molly blends traditional Celtic sounds with a hard-edged punk twist. Special guests Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers and Ozomatli kick things off.

Both shows are open to all ages.

11th Annual Chicago Fest
B2B 16" Softball Tournament

Spark of Hope is proud to present the 11th Annual B2B 16-inch Softball Tournament on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at Cubs Park Spring Training Facility in Mesa, AZ. It is the premier B2B (Business to Business) softball event in Phoenix. The tournament will consist of 16 men's and 16 co-ed teams from local businesses in the Phoenix area. Live music, food vendors and fun activities for kids will be provided. This event is open to the public, so be sure to catch the CEO vs. Celebrity Championship game!​

2013 St. Patrick's Day Flogging Molly Concert

A bounty of Irish good fortune awaits you this year at the St. Patrick's Day Flogging Molly Concert on March 17, 2013. Come join the festivities at the Tempe Beach Park with traditional food, beer and live music until midnight. Flogging Molly blends traditional Celtic sounds with a hard-edged punk twist. Special Guests Pepper, Anti-Flag, Donots, The Wiley One, and Jared & the Mill kick things off.

2013 Avnet 10th Annual B2B
16" Softball Tournament

SOH and Avnet are proud to present the 10th Annual B2B 16-inch Softball Tournament. It is the premier B2B (Business to Business) softball event in Phoenix. The tournament will consist of 16 men's and 16 co-ed teams from local businesses in the Phoenix area. Live music, food vendors and fun activities for kids will be provided by Spark Design. Open to public at the Tempe Sports Complex!

2012 BiteNite

​Food, Fun and Fundraising: Bite Nite, The ALS Association Arizona’s culinary event benefiting Lou Gehrig’s Disease, pits the Valley’s hottest and most respected gastronomic minds against each other for the title of Bite Nite Heavyweight Champion. The evening features tasting-size samples of delightful entrées, desserts and cocktails. The event also features an auction that is attended by more than 300 guests.  In 2011, The ALS Association Arizona Chapter provided services to over 4,000 families throughout Arizona; leading the way in research, patient and community services, public education, and advocacy — giving help and hope to patients and families facing the disease.

2012 Tempe Hot Hand Poker Ride

​Get on your beach cruiser, put on your best 'poker face' and get ready for a great time riding Tempe for a cause! Visiting five locations, entrants will be given a playing card at each stop. The person with the best hand by rides end will win a trip to Vegas for two, to further "press" their good luck! There will be additional raffle prizes along the way, including a new beach cruiser from Miller Lite and more! Participating locations will have $2/3/4 Miller Lites to quench thirsts and donating a $1/2 to the charity for each sold.

2012 JDRF Promise Ball

Spark of Hope Foundation partnered with JDRF Southwest Chapter in donating $25,000 to  Juvenile Diabetes Research. SOH also became an Emerald sponsor of the 2012 Promise Ball.​ The goals of JDRF are to cure Type 1 Diabetes, to develop better ways to treat the disease, and to prevent Type 1  Diabetes from occurring in the most​ susceptible ways.

2011 Arizona Fall Frenzy​

This is a one day event along the Tempe Beach Waterfront. The festival features some of today’s hottest recording artists. Accompanying the wide variety of musical acts will be food vendors, beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), sponsor booths, arts, crafts and more. This will be a night for both local Arizonians and out-of-state visitors alike to come enjoy.