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Show Low
“Derby Down The Deuce”

This is a one of a kind, action packed, race down the main street of town.

This bustling event brings together culture, history, and fun-filled activities, offering an unforgettable experience for visitors.

Let’s delve into everything you need to know about this fascinating event, from its rich past to the best spots to eat, drink, and explore.

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A Brief History of Show Low Derby Down the Deuce

The Show Low Derby Down the Deuce finds its origins in the historic town of Show Low, Arizona. Founded in the early 20th century, the town earned its name from a high-stakes card game played between two founding pioneers. With the expression “show low and you win” giving the town its identity, the spirit of friendly competition has been a cornerstone of the community ever since.

In recent years, the town has evolved to become a hub for adventure seekers, nature lovers, and history enthusiasts. The annual Show Low Derby on the Deuce event is a celebration of this rich heritage, showcasing the best of what the region has to offer.

Must-Experience Activities at Show Low Derby Down the Deuce

Soapbox Derby Racing

At the heart of the event is the adrenaline-pumping Soapbox Derby Racing, which attracts participants of all ages. Watch as competitors zoom down the hill in their homemade, gravity-powered vehicles, vying for the title of Show Low Derby on the Deuce champion. Don’t miss your chance to cheer on your favorite racers and join in the excitement.

The Rules

1. Driver and car can not weigh more than 500lbs.
2. Must have steering
3. Must have a braking system.
4. Can not exceed 9 feet long, 4 feet wide or 10 feet tall.
There will be lots of cash prizes as well as the return of the “King of the Deuce” cup!

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Artisanal Market

Support local artisans by perusing the vibrant market stalls, where you can find unique handmade crafts, jewelry, and souvenirs to commemorate your trip. The market showcases the creative spirit of Show Low, with a wide array of one-of-a-kind products to choose from.

Live Music and Entertainment

The Show Low Derby on the Deuce features live music and entertainment for the whole family. From local bands performing on the main stage to street performers and magicians, there’s no shortage of talent to keep you entertained throughout the day.

Food and Drink

Savor the mouthwatering flavors of Show Low with an array of food trucks and local eateries to choose from. Indulge in classic American fare or sample some of the region’s unique culinary delights, all while quenching your thirst with locally brewed craft beers and wines.

Scenic Hiking Trails

Nature lovers will be in their element, with a plethora of hiking trails and outdoor activities available in the surrounding area. The White Mountains offer breathtaking views and pristine landscapes, making it the perfect place to unwind and connect with nature after a day of festivities.

The Show Low Derby Down the Deuce is truly a one-of-a-kind event, offering visitors an unforgettable experience in Arizona’s hidden gem. With a rich history, vibrant community spirit, and an abundance of activities to suit all tastes, it’s no wonder this destination is fast becoming a must-visit spot on every traveler’s bucket list.

This unique community event is a fundraiser for The White Mountain Autism Foundation.

Don’t miss out on the chance to discover this incredible event and create lasting memories in the heart of Show Low, Arizona.

See our events page to find the details about the Derby Down The Deuce!

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