Founded 1970
Location Tucson, Arizona
Event Overview

Celebrating Our 48TH Year of Bringing Joy to Children

When: Saturday December 22, 2018 - Gates Open 9:00am

Where: AVA Theatre At Casino Del Sol

Location: 6 Miles West of I-19 On Valencia

“Miracle on 31st Street is a Christmas Celebration for children who live in Tucson’s most disadvantaged neighborhoods."




It started 47 years ago with Ramon Gonzales, a retired sheet metal worker, took $125 from his own pocket to host a

 Christmas Eve party for the neighborhood children on his street. The party was held at his house on 31st Street in South Tucson.

(Hence the name, “Miracle on 31st Street”.)

Gonzales lives in a small stucco home, and initially he cooked hot dogs in the backyard, but today he gets a little help from his

 friends. While Ramon and his wife Carmen still are the driving force, in the true spirit of giving, other community volunteers

 (more than 100 community members), join in to help. 

A few years ago “Miracle” became is a 501(c) 3 charitable organization, with no paid staff. The Board and the more than 100

 people who come together every year are all volunteers.

This year,
The Pascua Yaqui Tribal Council has generously donated the use of the Casino Del Sol's AVA Outdoor

 Theatre for the more than 10,000 children we are expecting to attend the event.


The Board of Directors are grateful for all the community support including:

The Pascua Yaqui Tribal Council and Casino Del Sol

The Silver Saddle Steak House, For the 36th year of providing the hotdogs & drinks for the kids. 

Daniel Contreras & El Guero Canelo Restaurants

"Fill The Streetcar" with Sheila Storm, Program Director

Famous Sam's Restaurants For Hosting Fundraisers

The Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Ramon Torres & Estrellas En Arizona for furnishing the music & entertainment for the event

Larry & The Az Raider Nation Fan Club of Tucson

The Pima Association of Governments

Mayor Jonathan Rothschild & The City of Tucson

Gloria Kolbert & Local Business "Looks Skin Boutique" for being the proud sponsor of this Website.

Local Mariachi Groups that come by to play for the children.

DJ's that provide additional music

Thanks to the countless community members who make cash donations

We can’t even begin to Thank everyone who joins in to help with whatever they are able to give – We do it for our kids - 


General Information

This year we are expecting more than 10,000 children .

Every Toy You Donate - Goes Directly to a Child .

Toys can be dropped off at the following locations in Tucson:


The Home of Ramon Gonzales (Founder)

2019 West Ajo Way Tucson, Az. 85713


Like Us On Facebook at Ramon's Miracle or


*We need Volunteers to entertain the kids such as balloon animal makers, Face Painters,  & Clowns*

(If you, or someone you know, can donate services in these fields please contact Ramon in advance)


Every Dollar You Donate - Goes Directly Towards Hosting The Event. 

Please email or call Ramon for making donations, volunteering,  or any other information.

(520) 288-8340  Ramon Gonzales

(520) 971-8271  Ramon Gonzales



Miracle on 31st Street is a Christmas Celebration for children who live in some of Tucson’s most disadvantaged neighborhoods.


Purpose To bring Joy to the children
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