Founded 1970
Location Tucson, Arizona
Event Overview

Celebrating Our 50TH Year of Bringing Joy to Children

Canceled this year due to Covid-19 virus

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 50 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. 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 many years of providing the hotdogs & drinks for the kids

Daniel Contreras & El Guero Canelo Restaurants

Valerie Cavazos & KGUN9 News

Ray Rico & Truly Nolen

"Fill The Streetcar" with Sheila Storm, Program Director

Famous Sam's Restaurants

Pima Federal Credit Union

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

Victoria Aria's Foundation

Dr. Annabi Emil

Ace of Fades Barber Shop

Larry & The Az Raider Nation Fan Club of Tucson

Classic Chevy Club Of Tucson

Xclusive Tire & Wheels

Kathy Lorenz & Cashbox Jewelery

The Pima Association of Governments

The City of Tucson

Arby's     AARP   

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 not be dropped off at the following locations in Tucson:

Cashbox Jewelery 2014 South Craycroft   12/14 12pm-2pm

El Herradero Market  1310 West Prince   12/14   12pm-9pm


The Home of Ramon Gonzales (Founder) Anytime

2019 West Ajo Way Tucson, Az. 85713


Like Us On Facebook at Ramon's Miracle


*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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