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January

1 - 3 Annual Arizona Rockfest - Tempe - Gem & mineral show & Earth Science Fair, includes gold panning, metal detecting, jewelry making, crystal growing & geode cracking, includes a $1500 ge ... Annual Arizona Rockfest

1 - 10 Glendale Glitters Holiday LightsGlendale Glitters Holiday Lights - Glendale - Historic Downtown Glendale comes to life each holiday season with the addition of nearly one million multi-colored twinkling holiday lights located th ... Glendale Glitters Holiday Lights

30 - 31 Annual West Valley Invitational Native American Arts Festival - Litchfield Park - More than 200 award-winning Indian artists & performers, dances, musical performances, demonstrations, ethnic food, children's area. Daily 10 am - 5 p ... Annual West Valley Invitational Native American Arts Festival

5 - 7 Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival - Carefree - Travel the world over and you would be hard pressed to fine a more spectacular gathering of artists than at the Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival. The ... Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival

5 - 7 Cave Creek Indian Market - Cave Creek - The annual Cave Creek Indian Market celebrates the colorful history and rich heritage Of the Southwest with a diverse gathering of Native American, Sp ... Cave Creek Indian Market

5 - 7 Annual Maricopa County Home & Garden Show - Phoenix - Attend the BIG Maricopa County Home & Garden Show for "one-stop home improvement shopping" at its best. Shop, Compare and Save with over 1000 exhibits ... Annual Maricopa County Home & Garden Show

6Multicultural Festival - Chandler - The annual Friends of the Library Multicultural Festival presents activities from many cultures, dance performances, visual art demonstrations, music, ... Multicultural Festival

10 - 14 Kruse Desert Classic Collector Car Auction & Show - Avondale - Presented by Kruse International, one of the world's leading auction firms and largest collector car auction companies, offering more than 10,000 cars ... Kruse Desert Classic Collector Car Auction & Show

12 - 14 Annual Winter Arts & Crafts Festival - Peoria - 100 exhibits of home & garden decor & specialty items, interactive kid's Fun Zone, international food court. 10 am - 5 pm. ... Annual Winter Arts & Crafts Festival

12 - 20 Arizona Sun Country Circuit Quarter Horse Show - Scottsdale - One of the top ten American Quarter Horse shows in the nation, this circuit is full of six shows including three youth shows, all events are offered i ... Arizona Sun Country Circuit Quarter Horse Show

13 - 14 Annual Mesa Indian Art Show - Mesa - More than 100 artists, demonstrators, Indian food venue, entertainment and educational exhibits. 9 am - 5 pm. ... Annual Mesa Indian Art Show

13Cave Creek Balloon FestivalCave Creek Balloon Festival - Cave Creek - Hot Air Balloons glowing in the evening sky. Spectacular night time sky diving demonstration with special glow in the dark suits and pyrotechnics make ... Cave Creek Balloon Festival

15Jay And The Americans @ Paradise RV Resort Sun City, AZ - Sun City - One of the greatest rock vocal groups of the 1960s & 1970s. Twelve top 10 hit songs including; "This Magic Moment", "Cara Mia", "Only In America" & "C ... Jay And The Americans @ Paradise RV Resort Sun City, AZ

18Jay And The Americans @ Sun Village, Surprise, AZ - Surprise - Two Separate shows 3:00 PM & 7:00 PM. Tickets are on sale now. One of the greatest rock vocal groups of the 1960s & 1970s. Twelve top 10 hit songs inc ... Jay And The Americans @ Sun Village, Surprise, AZ

20 - 21 Annual High Noon's Wild West Collector's Show & Auction - Mesa - Once each year, High Noon brings together over 150 of the nation's finest dealers featuring fine art, furnishings, Cowboy and Native American works cr ... Annual High Noon's Wild West Collector's Show & Auction

20 - 28 Barrett-Jackson Classic Car Auction - Scottsdale - The Barrett-Jackson Classic Car Auction held each January in Scottsdale, Arizona is far more than just an auction. It can justifiably claim to be "The ... Barrett-Jackson Classic Car Auction

26 - 28 Senior Pro RodeoSenior Pro Rodeo - Buckeye - Men & women 40 years & up team rope, ride broncs, barrel race, bull ride to compete for prize money, 1pm. Cowboy Breakfast Friday morning from 7-9am. ... Senior Pro Rodeo

26 - 28 Helzapoppin' PRCA RodeoHelzapoppin' PRCA Rodeo - Buckeye - The Original Extreme Sport and the only PRCA sanctioned rodeo in the west valley! PRCA sanctioned rodeo with broncs, barrel race, bull ride, rodeo da ... Helzapoppin' PRCA Rodeo

28Annual Tostitos Fiesta Bowl - Glendale - The Annual Tostitos Fiesta Bowl game time is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. MST and will be carried live on FOX Sports and ESPN Radio. The Tostitos Fiesta ... Annual Tostitos Fiesta Bowl

1 - 13 ZooLights - Phoenix - 6:00-10:00 pm nightly (closed December 25th) Come celebrate your holidays at ZooLights. Experience a tropical jungle in Rainforests of the World, sta ... ZooLights

February

26 - 28 Thunderbird Artist Fine Arts and Wine Fesitval - Surprise - The festival will be made up of juried fine art and selected fine crafts produced by artists working in mediums such as clay, glass, stone, wood, pape ... Thunderbird Artist Fine Arts and Wine Fesitval

26 - 28 Annual Home & Garden Show - Scottsdale - Features a new products showcase, spring gardens and more than 300 exhibitors. Fri noon - 7 pm, Sat 10 am - 7 pm, Sun 10 am - 7 pm. ... Annual Home & Garden Show

27 - 28 Annual Navajo Folk Art Festival - Scottsdale - Many noted Navajo folk artists gather to show and sell their innovative artwork in the outdoor courtyards of el Pedregal Festival marketplace, music t ... Annual Navajo Folk Art Festival

29 - 4 Annual WM Phoenix Open - Scottsdale - Home of the largest-attended tournament in the world, the fan-favorite Waste Management Phoenix Open, TPC Scottsdale is a masterful blend of challenge ... Annual WM Phoenix Open

2 - 4 Gold Rush DaysGold Rush Days - Wickenburg - Senior pro rodeo, gold panning, carnival, western dances, arts & crafts, BBQ, gem show, mucking & drilling contest, contests, 4th largest parade in th ... Gold Rush Days

2 - 4 Glendale Chocolate Affaire - Glendale - Don't miss this upscale festival of chocolate and romance, gourmet cuisine and beverages, horse drawn carriage rides, national entertainment and tours ... Glendale Chocolate Affaire

2 - 4 ArtFest' of 5th Avenue - Scottsdale - ArtFest' of 5th Avenue is a Festival located in the Arts District of DownTown Scottsdale, home of galleries, picturesque storefronts, and the Bob Park ... ArtFest' of 5th Avenue

2 - 4 Wigwam Festival of Fine Arts - Litchfield Park - Discover the extraordinary works of the Southwest's most accomplished artists. The legendary Wigwam Resort will play host to the 2011 Wigwam Festival ... Wigwam Festival of Fine Arts

3Buckeye Air FairBuckeye Air Fair - Buckeye - "Bring the family and enjoy a free day of fun from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Buckeye Municipal Airport, just one mile south of Interstate 10 on Palo Ver ... Buckeye Air Fair

3 - 4 Friends Bound By Stitches - 2013 Biennial Quilt ShowFriends Bound By Stitches - 2013 Biennial Quilt Show - Sun City West - Palo Verde Patchers Quilt Guild presents the 2013 Quilt Show - "Friends Bound by Stitches" an amazing exhibit of quilts made by members. In addition t ... Friends Bound By Stitches - 2013 Biennial Quilt Show

8 - 18 Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show - Scottsdale - The Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show is the largest Arabian show in the world, a must-see Scottsdale signature event with parties, shopping, food, ... Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show

9 - 11 Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival - Carefree - Travel the world over and you would be hard pressed to fine a more spectacular gathering of artists than at the Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival. The ... Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival

9 - 11 Annual Taste of Greece - Greek Festival - Peoria - Cuisine prepared by Greek chefs, Greek music & folk dancers, & Greek coffee, pastries & beer, Fr 5-10 pm, Sa 11 am - 10 pm, Su noon - 8 pm. ... Annual Taste of Greece - Greek Festival

9 - 11 Waterfront Fine Art & Wine Festival - Scottsdale - Thunderbird Artists, producer of award-winning fine art and wine festivals, lines the banks of the Scottsdale Waterfront with the greatest selection o ... Waterfront Fine Art & Wine Festival

9 - 11 Phoenix Worldfest - Phoenix - Learn about and experience the cultures of Phoenix's ten Sister Cities, taste a variety of ethnic foods and sample beers of the world, music and dance ... Phoenix Worldfest

10 - 11 Annual Self-Guided Ceramic Studio Tour - Tempe - Two-day tour of Valley artists' studios sponsored by the Arizona State University Art Museum Ceramics Research Center. 10am-4pm, Saturday and Sunday. ... Annual Self-Guided Ceramic Studio Tour

10 - 11 Annual Desert Woodcarving Show & Sale - Mesa - Largest woodcarving show in AZ, by the Grand Canyon State Woodcarvers, featuring wood sculptures by national & local carvers, door prizes, raffles, de ... Annual Desert Woodcarving Show & Sale

10Annual Valentine Classic Chevy Car Show - Mesa - Over 100 classic Chevrolets on display. There will also be live music, great food from local businesses, and games for all of the registered participa ... Annual Valentine Classic Chevy Car Show

10Annual Parada del Sol - Mesa - The world's largest horse-drawn parade will proceed north on Scottsdale Road from Oak to Indian School Road. 10 a.m. ... Annual Parada del Sol

10 - 11 Sahuaro Ranch Tractor Show - Glendale - A variety of gas engines and tractors from years gone by will be showcased and perform at the annual Winter Antique Tractor & Engine Show Saturday an ... Sahuaro Ranch Tractor Show

10Mardi Gras Festival - Chandler - Hundreds of local revelers are expected to line the streets of Historic Downtown Chandler donning beads, masks and costumes for the Cajun style celebr ... Mardi Gras Festival

10Parada del Sol Parade - Scottsdale - Thousands of horses and riders participate in the world's longest horse-drawn parade. Enjoy the pancake breakfast before the parade and the Trail's En ... Parada del Sol Parade

10Prescott Women's Expo Connection - Prescott - 38 Vendors(Men & Women) Featuring products/services/arts & Crafts for the promotion of their business to the Women in the Community. 10:00AM to 5:00PM ... Prescott Women's Expo Connection

11The Phoenix Bridal Show - Scottsdale - The Phoenix Bridal show is the place for all your wedding planning needs. The most complete bridal show in Arizona and the southwest. The Phoenix B ... The Phoenix Bridal Show

15Annual Western ArtWalk Weekend - Scottsdale - The annual "Western ArtWalk" returns to the "West's Most Western Town" and the Scottsdale Arts District from 7 to 9 p.m. Hosted by the Scottsdale Gall ... Annual Western ArtWalk Weekend

15Annual World Festival - Tempe - Arizona State University will celebrate the heritage and traditions of global cultures as it hosts the Annual World Festival from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p ... Annual World Festival

16 - 23 Yaqui Lent and Easter Ceremonies - Guadalupe - The most important occasion for the Yaqui in Guadalupe are the Lent and Easter ceremonies. The Yaquis, called Yoeme, migrated to Guadalupe from Mexico ... Yaqui Lent and Easter Ceremonies

16 - 18 Annual Chinese Week & Culture & Cuisine Festival - Phoenix - Annual Chinese Week & Culture & Cuisine Festival - Sponsored by Phx Sister Cities Commission, food, arts & crafts, music & dance performances, mah-jon ... Annual Chinese Week & Culture & Cuisine Festival

17Fan FestFan Fest - Peoria - The City of Peoria's Fan Fest celebrates the return of our Spring Training teams, the Seattle Mariners and the San Diego Padres. Come out and catch th ... Fan Fest

17 - 18 Annual Arizona Senior Olympic State Games - Phoenix - 29 events throughout the metro area including swimming, cycling, track & field, billiards, fun walks, road races & the triathlon. ... Annual Arizona Senior Olympic State Games

17 - 18 Apache Junction Rock and Gem Club Annual Jewelry, Gem and Rock Show - Mesa - Our show is family-friendly. Dealers will be selling fine-handmade jewelry, gems, beads, opals, cabochons, fossils, rocks, slabs, lapidary equipment a ... Apache Junction Rock and Gem Club Annual Jewelry, Gem and Rock Show

22 - 25 Parada del Sol Rodeo - Scottsdale - Enjoy a full weekend of boot-stompin' fun in celebration of Scottsdale's annual month-long Parada del Sol festival. Activities include PRCA-sanctioned ... Parada del Sol Rodeo

24 - 25 Annual Matsuri: A Festival of Japan - Phoenix - Highlights Japanese culture with entertainment, authentic crafts, food & fine arts, includes martial arts demos, Taiko drums & audience participation ... Annual Matsuri: A Festival of Japan

24Federation Day 2018, Connecting ThreadsFederation Day 2018, Connecting Threads - Phoenix - The Arizona Federation of Spinners and Weavers celebrates Guilds from all over the state with a Fiber Conference EVERY OTHER YEAR. The Federation work ... Federation Day 2018, Connecting Threads

3Easter Celebration - Chandler - Egg scramble is free! Come and enjoy photos with the Easter bunny, kids interactive amusement area, and face painting for a fee. 9 am - noon. ... Easter Celebration

9 - 11 Annual Hoop Dance Festival - Phoenix - Top Native American dancers from the U.S. & Canada vie for the title of World Champion Hoop Dancer, fry bread & Mexican food, 10 am - 5 pm. ... Annual Hoop Dance Festival

March

24Gold Panning & Car Show - Wickenburg - Tours, pan for gold, car show or participate in a Geocach hunt. ... Gold Panning & Car Show

24Paris in the Spring and French Market - Glendale - Experience the fine food, culture and shopping of Paris without making a trip half-way around the world. Visit Glendale’s Paris in the Spring event ... Paris in the Spring and French Market

24Annual Diamond Ball - Litchfield Park - Black tie gala featuring world-class dining, dancing & silent & live auction, benefits youth arts & education programs, this year's theme, An Evening ... Annual Diamond Ball

24 - 25 Tres Rios Nature Festival - Goodyear - Tres Rios Nature Festival is a two-day outdoor event that focuses on the rich diversity of wildlife, habitat, history and culture of the Gila River dr ... Tres Rios Nature Festival

24American Legion Riders Post 35 - Annual Car and Bike Show - Chandler - FOOD ** BEER GARDEN ** MUSIC. Even if you don't have a car or bike to enter come on down to this FREE EVENT and check out the cars and bikes and enjoy ... American Legion Riders Post 35 - Annual Car and Bike Show

25Great Strides Vulture Peak Hike - Wickenburg - The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will be holding their annual Great Strides walk at Vulture Peak in Wickenburg, AZ. Check-in begins at 8:00 a.m. Tak ... Great Strides Vulture Peak Hike

2 - 4 Ostrich Festival - Chandler - The Annual Ostrich Festival has ostrich races, carnival, arts & crafts, marketplace, international food, national & regional entertainment, interactiv ... Ostrich Festival

2 - 1 Yaqui Lent and Easter Ceremonies - Guadalupe - The most important occasion for the Yaqui in Guadalupe are the Lent and Easter ceremonies. The Yaquis, called Yoeme, migrated to Guadalupe from Mexico ... Yaqui Lent and Easter Ceremonies

2 - 4 Annual McDowell Mountain Music - Phoenix - Eclectic music festival promoting a community gathering and charity benefit amidst RV & tent camping, delectable food, kid's activities, Headline perf ... Annual McDowell Mountain Music

2 - 4 Spring Maricopa County Home & Garden Show - Glendale - Attend the BIG Spring Maricopa County Home & Garden Show for "one-stop home improvement shopping" at its best. Shop, Compare and Save with over 1000 e ... Spring Maricopa County Home & Garden Show

3 - 4 Annual AZ Scottish Highland Games - Mesa - Presented by the Caledonian Society of Arizona, the activities include competitive highland dancing, pipe bands, heavy athletics, country dancing, hi ... Annual AZ Scottish Highland Games

3 - 4 Annual Southwest Rubber Stamp Spring Fling - Mesa - Classes, lectures, booth demos, and door prizes. ... Annual Southwest Rubber Stamp Spring Fling

3 - 4 Annual Spring Fine Art & Wine Tasting Festival - Litchfield Park - Over 200 art booths, wine garden with wine and beer tastings, Culinary delights from noted chefs, great food, live music, and much more! 10 am - 5 pm ... Annual Spring Fine Art & Wine Tasting Festival

3 - 4 Tres Rios Nature Festival - Avondale - Tres Rios Nature Festival is a two-day outdoor event that focuses on the rich diversity of wildlife, habitat, history and culture of the Gila River dr ... Tres Rios Nature Festival

3 - 4 Litchfield Park Art & Culinary Festival - Litchfield Park - Experience the legendary lure of the Southwest through a celebration of the visual, culinary and performing arts. Whether you love fine dining, superi ... Litchfield Park Art & Culinary Festival

3Arizona Black Rodeo - Chandler - The event highlights local and national African American rodeo competitors. There will be two shows 1:00pm and 7:00pm featuring bull riding, tie down ... Arizona Black Rodeo

3Quilters Point of View Quilt Show - Mesa - The Quilters Point of View Quilt Show "Flower Power" is on Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 9 am until 3 pm. Admission is $1. Gift Quilt tickets will be a ... Quilters Point of View Quilt Show

9 - 11 Annual Scottsdale Arts Festival - Scottsdale - Rated among the top in the country, a juried fair that includes 185 artists, performances, artist demonstrations & presentations on 3 stages throughou ... Annual Scottsdale Arts Festival

9 - 10 Spring Indian Art and Navajo Rug Auction - Prescott - Get ready to bid on 200 pieces of traditional and contemporary American Indian art and 300 Navajo weaving during this auction at the Smoki Museum. ... Spring Indian Art and Navajo Rug Auction

10 - 11 West of Western Culinary FestivalWest of Western Culinary Festival - Phoenix - Meet the Chefs who create Arizona's culinary signature, at the Anniversary garden party with fifty of Arizona's top independent and esort Chefs. Wine ... West of Western Culinary Festival

10 - 11 Annual Aloha Festival - Phoenix - A celebration of Hawaiian culture featuring music, entertainment, island crafts, games for the entire family plus Hawaiian foods, 10 am - 5 pm daily. ... Annual Aloha Festival

10Run to Fight Children's Cancer - Phoenix - Grand Canyon University Run to Fight Cancer 10k/5k Run & Cancer Survivors Walk to benefit the Cildrens Cancer Network. First 500 runners will receive ... Run to Fight Children's Cancer

16 - 18 Tempe Festival of the Arts - Tempe - The Tempe Festival of the Arts consistently ranks among the Top 20 art festivals in the nation. More than 400 artist booths fill the Mill Avenue Distr ... Tempe Festival of the Arts

16 - 18 Sonoran Festival of Fine ArtSonoran Festival of Fine Art - Carefree - You are cordially invited to attend Sonoran Festival of Fine Art where 100 national and locally acclaimed artists will display their creations at Care ... Sonoran Festival of Fine Art

16 - 18 Pioneer Days - Buckeye - Parade, entertainment, food, arts & crafts. ... Pioneer Days

16 - 18 Bill Luke Dodge Big Bass Days - Peoria - Bill Luke Bass Days is the Southwest's largest family fishing tournament and festival - held at Lake Pleasant. This year's is sure to be one of our bi ... Bill Luke Dodge Big Bass Days

16 - 17 Annual Pioneer Days Melodrama - Buckeye - The Annual Melodrama "Bulldog Saves the Day" will start at 7 pm. Intermission will include OLIO acts. Refreshments will be available. Show will be per ... Annual Pioneer Days Melodrama

17Viper Vanguard Annual Car Show - Buckeye - The Verrado High School Viper Vanguard Marching Band is pleased to be hosting their Annual Viper Thunder Classic Annual Car & Cycle Show. The annual ... Viper Vanguard Annual Car Show

21 - 31 Jesus the Christ Easter Pageant - Mesa - This is the largest annual outdoor Easter pageant in the world. The entire cast of approximately 400, and the backstage crew of nearly 100, are all vo ... Jesus the Christ Easter Pageant

22 - 25 International Sportsmen's Expo & Arizona Boat Show - Scottsdale - The Annual Arizona International Sportsmen's Exposition (ISE) will feature 300+ exhibitors covering the entire outdoor sports experience, including: - ... International Sportsmen's Expo & Arizona Boat Show

22 - 24 Quilt Arizona! Arizona Quilters Guild Quilt Show - Mesa - Quilt Arizona! Arizona Quilters Guild 2018 Quilt Show, Ruby Extravaganza Thursday, 5 PM – 8:30 PM Friday, 9 AM - 5 PM Sa ... Quilt Arizona! Arizona Quilters Guild Quilt Show

23 - 25 Spring Cave Creek Classic & Collector Car AuctionSpring Cave Creek Classic & Collector Car Auction - Cave Creek - Cave Creek Auctions & Events Proudly Presents "The Cave Creek Spring Classic & Collector Car Auction" featuring a Wide Variety of Classic & Collector ... Spring Cave Creek Classic & Collector Car Auction

24 - 25 Anthem Gem & Mineral ShowAnthem Gem & Mineral Show - Phoenix - The Daisy Mountain Rock and Mineral Club is proud to announce their highly anticipated Annual Rock and Gem Show. It will be held Saturday, March 24th ... Anthem Gem & Mineral Show

24Westwood Annual Social Powwow - Mesa - Hosted by the Westwood High School Native American Club. This event is a Native American powwow that includes traditional singing, dances, arts & cra ... Westwood Annual Social Powwow

31Easter Festival - Peoria - The annual DOLLY SANCHEZ MEMORIAL EASTER EGG HUNTS will take place on Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The Easter Bunny will be on-hand to start ... Easter Festival

31Surprise's EGG-Stravaganza - Surprise - This FREE family event starts at 9 am and will feature egg hunts, Mr. & Mrs. Bunny, Party Hats and spring bonnets, carousel rides, petting zoo, inflat ... Surprise's EGG-Stravaganza

2 - 3 Guild Annual Indian Fair & Market - Phoenix - The Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market is one of the most prestigious art events in the entire Southwest. More than 600 premier Native American ... Guild Annual Indian Fair & Market

16Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade & Irish Family Faire - Phoenix - Parade at 10 am with pipe bands, marching bands, floats, Irish step dancers, Grand Marshall, Wm Howard O'Brien, Faire follows parade until 6 pm, 2 sta ... Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade & Irish Family Faire

April

23 - 24 Tempe Music Festival - Tempe - 11:00am-12:00am ... Tempe Music Festival

23 - 24 Chandler Jazz Festival - Chandler - The Chandler Jazz Festival is Arizona's premier Jazz weekend, featuring over 20 of the state's finest straight-ahead Jazz bands. The downtown area has ... Chandler Jazz Festival

23 - 25 Carefree Festival of Fine Arts - Carefree - Discover over 150 of the Southwest's most accomplished Fine artists and craftsmen. Featuring outdoor shopping and dining in the shadow of the cactus s ... Carefree Festival of Fine Arts

27 - 1 Fiesta Days - Cave Creek - The Fiesta Days Rodeo is the premier family entertainment event of the Spring in the Cave Creek/Carefree area of Arizona. We are located in the beauti ... Fiesta Days

31Annual New Times Music Showcase - Tempe - Stages at 12 venues along Mill Avenue, 52 nominated local bands in a wide range of categories perform, 4-9 pm. ... Annual New Times Music Showcase

31Peoria Pioneer Days - Peoria - Pioneer Days is a celebration of Peoria's heritage which dates back to the late 1800's. The celebration features a 5k run, family bike ride and parade ... Peoria Pioneer Days

31 - 1 Annual Arizona Asian Festival - Phoenix - Ethnic dance performances from Asia & Pacific Islands, authentic Asian food & shopping, free children's hands-on activities, from India, China, Korea, ... Annual Arizona Asian Festival

31 - 1 Art is Alive Arts and Cultural Festival - Surprise - Live Entertainment; 60 + LOCAL Artists booths of fabulous original artwork: Clay artistry, painting, photography, glass work, gourd work, mixed media ... Art is Alive Arts and Cultural Festival

31 - 1 Art is Alive - Surprise - Meet West Valley Artists and see their work as you stroll through the grassy, lakeside area. Enjoy music, demonstrations & hands-on pottery wheel. ... Art is Alive

2 - 6 Annual Desert Caballeros Horse RideAnnual Desert Caballeros Horse Ride - Wickenburg - The folks who live in Wickenburg are proud that the town is widely known as "the West's Most Western Town." One of the events that Wickenburg is famou ... Annual Desert Caballeros Horse Ride

4 - 8 Annual Arizona Bike Week - Scottsdale - Motorcycle, racing, flat track racing, charity rides, concert, vendor show, motorcycle demo rides, entertainment, food. 10 am - 8 pm. ... Annual Arizona Bike Week

4 - 19 Yavapai College Student Show - Prescott - April 15 - May 14, 2009. The Art of Woodturning. Students of all levels in their studies. Reception: April 24, 6pm - 8pm ... Yavapai College Student Show

5 - 7 NASCAR Nextel Cup Arizona 500 Weekend - Avondale - The stars of the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series and NASCAR Busch Series will race, gates open at 8 am. ... NASCAR Nextel Cup Arizona 500 Weekend

6 - 7 Rotary River Rally & Great Cardboard Boat Regatta - Tempe - Some sink, some swim, everyone has a great time. Come watch the locals man their cardboard ships in Tempe Town Lake. Vote for your favorites while you ... Rotary River Rally & Great Cardboard Boat Regatta

6 - 8 Annual ASU Spring Competition Pow Wow - Tempe - Dancing in 23 categories, Native American arts & crafts, Indian fry bread, intertribal dancing, Fr 5:30 pm, Sa 11:30 am, Su 11:30 am. ... Annual ASU Spring Competition Pow Wow

6 - 8 Home Improvement Expo - Peoria - A wide variety of home, garden and health products and professionals will be on display. Friday & Saturday, 9am - 6pm, Sunday 11am - 5 pm. ... Home Improvement Expo

7 - 11 Annual Copperstate 1000 Road Rally - Phoenix - More than 70 of the finest vintage motor cars leave Phoenix Art Museum and drive 1000 miles of popular Arizona terrain, celebrates the automotive cult ... Annual Copperstate 1000 Road Rally

7Kiwanis/Litchfield Park Sprint in the Park Triathlon - Litchfield Park - Kiwanis/Litchfield Park Sprint in the Park Triathlon The 2011 triathlon includes a 300 yard swim, 8.4 mile bike and 2 mile run. The course is a flat, ... Kiwanis/Litchfield Park Sprint in the Park Triathlon

10 - 15 Scottsdale Culinary Festival - Scottsdale - As the longest running festival of its kind in the United States, the Scottsdale Culinary Festival draws more than 40,000 visitors looking to enjoy fa ... Scottsdale Culinary Festival

11 - 15 Maricopa County Fair - Phoenix - Food, fun, and frivolity (all at an incredibly affordable price) await all who attend the Maricopa County Fair, right in the heart of Phoenix! This ye ... Maricopa County Fair

14Peoria Spring Festival - Peoria - You're invited to celebrate Spring with a FREE event featuring... Music Food Dance performances Interactive SPRING TIME activities Authentic Irish ent ... Peoria Spring Festival

14 - 15 Coors Monster Trucks & Jet Car Jam - Chandler - 300 mph jet cars light up the night sky as they race down the drag strip, monster trucks in freestyle competition where fans pick the winner, Grave Di ... Coors Monster Trucks & Jet Car Jam

20 - 22 St. Katherine Greek FestivalSt. Katherine Greek Festival - Tempe - Located at Tempe Town Lake (Beach Park) the St. Katherine Greek Festival includes Greek dancing, music, specialty and import booths, performances by c ... St. Katherine Greek Festival

20Viva Buckeye - Buckeye - Join the Town of Buckeye Community Services Department in celebrating Viva Buckeye! The event will take place on Friday, April 30th from 6pm-9pm at Ea ... Viva Buckeye

23 - 26 Annual Heard Museum American Indian Student Art Show & Sale - Phoenix - More than 1,700 works of art by students in grades 7 to 12 are on display and for sale in this unique show that celebrates emerging artists. Items ra ... Annual Heard Museum American Indian Student Art Show & Sale

27 - 29 Maricopa County Home & Landscape Show - Phoenix - Attend the BIG Maricopa County Home & Landscape Show, May 2-4, 2014 for "one-stop home improvement shopping" at its best. Shop, Compare and Save with ... Maricopa County Home & Landscape Show

May

21Annual YMCA Whiskey Row Marathon - Prescott - 5 races, marathon, half marathon, 10K run, 10K racewalk. 2 mile fun fun/walk. Sponsored by Prescott YMCA. 6AM-Noon. ... Annual YMCA Whiskey Row Marathon

21 - 22 WHS Class Reunion - Wickenburg - Class of 1956. ... WHS Class Reunion

23Golf Fun Day - Cave Creek - Shotgun Start. Call for registration. ... Golf Fun Day

28Mt Top Street Rodders Rod & Custom Car Show - Prescott - 1959 & older rods, customs, classics, antiques & specialty vehicles. Friday Nite Cruise, 12 - 4-8PM. (M&I Bank) Vendor space available for commercial ... Mt Top Street Rodders Rod & Custom Car Show

28Prescott Scottish Highland Games - Prescott - Bagpipe bands, Scottish athletics, highland dancing, Scottish folk music, Scottish food and vendors, Scottish clan societies, historical reenactors. 9 ... Prescott Scottish Highland Games

28 - 27 Whiskey Off Road Mountain Bike Event - Prescott - Endurance mountain bike event including technical single track, smooth fire roads and quality climbing with great views. 15-mile, 25-mile, and 50-mile ... Whiskey Off Road Mountain Bike Event

28Annual Friends of the Rec. Golf Tournament - Litchfield Park - There will be a 7 a.m. Shotgun Start. There will be approximately 12 on course competitions for both men and women. Immediately following the tournam ... Annual Friends of the Rec. Golf Tournament

28Splanglish - Prescott - Sacred Heart Church is sponsoring a get-together on May 5th, 2-4pm, called Splanglish, in honor of Cinco de Mayo. As is obvious from the name we want ... Splanglish

4 - 6 Yavapai Contractors Home, Garden & Life Style Show - Prescott - Come join the home & garden show with many different vendors for home & garden improvements. 10 am - 6 pm. ... Yavapai Contractors Home, Garden & Life Style Show

4 - 5 Annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta - Mesa - The annual fiesta features fun for the entire family, including traditional and contemporary Mexican music and dance, as well as arts and crafts, chil ... Annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

5Prescott Highland Games - Prescott - Join us for the 9th Annual Prescott Highland Games that will include traditional Highland Athletics judged by international standards and the 2nd Annu ... Prescott Highland Games

5 - 6 Annual Prescott Fine Art & Wine Festival - Prescott - Over 140 of the Southwest's finest artists will be showcasing and selling their exquisite work, Kid's Korner, and demonstrations by the Mountain Artis ... Annual Prescott Fine Art & Wine Festival

5Spring Demolition DerbySpring Demolition Derby - Buckeye - Smash'em, Bash'em, Crash'em time is here again! Demo Derby cars, racing riding lawn mowers, mobility scooters and our first ever truck derby! The most ... Spring Demolition Derby

12A nother L ousy R ide - Prescott - The American Legion Riders of Post 6 Prescott, AZ Presents: A nother L ousy R ide - "A Mystery Ride". Open to all motorcycle enthusiasts, car clubs, a ... A nother L ousy R ide

18 - 21 Art the 4th Dimension - Prescott - Put on your walking shoes, clean your eyeglasses, and get ready for an AWESOME weekend. Memorial Day weekend begins the new season of Art Walks in ... Art the 4th Dimension

18Arts Prescott Spring Anniversary Party - Prescott - The public is invited to join us for cake and refreshments along with the reception for Guest Artist David Neely. 6pm to 8:30pm. We celebrate 17 years ... Arts Prescott Spring Anniversary Party

19 - 21 Annual Off Street Festival Arts & Crafts Show - Prescott - Memorial Day Weekend. Kick off the summer season with Arts & Crafts vendors. Sponsored by the Prescott Chamber of Commerce. 9AM-5PM ... Annual Off Street Festival Arts & Crafts Show

19 - 21 Annual Phippen Museum Western Fine Art Show - Prescott - Juried outdoor featuring contemporary & traditional western art, featuring 160 artists, a popular "Quick Draw" & auction 2 pm Sat & Sun, daily 9 am to ... Annual Phippen Museum Western Fine Art Show

28Memorial Day Observance - Prescott - Patriotic ceremony honoring those who died protecting the U.S. Also honored are those who served our country then moved to this area to establish & de ... Memorial Day Observance

June

26 - 27 Mountain Flowers Quilt Show - Prescott - Biennial Event - 2010. Vendors, quilts, wearable art, small quilt auction Saturday, 1PM. Display of community service projects quilts as well. 9AM-5PM ... Mountain Flowers Quilt Show

26 - 27 Annual Folk Arts FairAnnual Folk Arts Fair - Prescott - This popular heritage festival celebrates traditional arts, crafts, and entertainment of central territorial Arizona. The fair is demonstration and ed ... Annual Folk Arts Fair

26Annual Tri-City Lions Pancake Breakfast - Prescott - Annual pancake breakfast to benefit the Yavapai Blind Center. Sponsored by Tri-City Lions/Lioness Clubs. 7-11AM. ... Annual Tri-City Lions Pancake Breakfast

26Prescott Auto Enthusiasts Car Show - Prescott - Classic, race, muscle, truck & car show. 9AM-5PM. ... Prescott Auto Enthusiasts Car Show

26Family Farm Day - Glendale - FARM FUN FOR EVERYONE! Tolmachoff Farms is a unique four-generation family farm still operating in the middle of the city. Our local family-run farm ... Family Farm Day

27Antiques on the Square - Prescott - This has been a premier Arizona antique destination for over 20 years. More than 50 antiques and collectibles dealers display their wares for show and ... Antiques on the Square

1 - 2 Juneteenth - Chandler - Miss Juneteenth Celebration, entertainment, food, family fun. Friday, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Sat, 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm. ... Juneteenth

2 - 3 Southwest Indian Arts Festival - Prescott - Hoop Dancer, Tony Duncan, and the Yellowbird dancers perform during this annual event, which also features American Indian artists displaying and sell ... Southwest Indian Arts Festival

7 - 10 Annual Grand Canyon State Summer Games - Phoenix - Olympic-style competition in 31 different sports in sites around Maricopa County, games are geared toward recreational athletes of all ages & abilitie ... Annual Grand Canyon State Summer Games

9Annual Tsunami on the Square - Prescott - Following the Parade and Opening Ceremonies at noon, Tsunami on the Square will present a full day of live performances, closing with a fire show at 1 ... Annual Tsunami on the Square

9Classics at Prescott - Car Show and Swap Meet - Prescott - Original/restored and modified vehicles will be on display. Voting by car show participants only to receive trophies for vehicles. Vendors selling car ... Classics at Prescott - Car Show and Swap Meet

10 - 9 SUMMER KICK OFF SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT FUNDRAISER - Tempe - Summer Kick off Softball Tournament Fundraiser This is a male double elimination tourney. $300.00 Registration fee $600.00 for first place winn ... SUMMER KICK OFF SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT FUNDRAISER

10Arizona Bridal Show - Phoenix - Don't Miss America's Biggest & Best Bridal Show! Meet 600 of the Valley's top wedding professionals. Thousands of fresh wedding ideas. Everything y ... Arizona Bridal Show

16 - 17 Annual Bluegrass Festival - Prescott - 4 top bands, jam sessions, workshops. Sat 11AM - 10PM, and Dance 7-9PM. Sun 11AM - 3 PM. ... Annual Bluegrass Festival

25 - 1 World's Oldest Rodeo - Prescott - Sponsored by Prescott Frontier Days, Inc. Sanctioned by Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. For over 115 years, the "World's Oldest Rodeo" continu ... World's Oldest Rodeo

July

4July 4th Tempe Town Lake Festival - Tempe - Featuring the SRP Annual Fireworks Spectacular, concert event stage, live music, Home of the Brave tent, inflatable kid's Inflatable Ride village, ven ... July 4th Tempe Town Lake Festival

2Five-Star Fourth Community Park Event - Surprise - Live Entertainment, Food, Fireworks, and Fun! Activities include roaming clowns, magic show, family picnics. 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Bring blankets and lawn ... Five-Star Fourth Community Park Event

4Annual Downtown Cooldown - Tempe - Featuring 50 tons of snow, kids activities, interactive games, entertainment, food, educational booths, arts & crafts, 8 am - noon. ... Annual Downtown Cooldown

3July 4th All American Festival - Peoria - Located in the main stadium and Mariners Practice fields. Enjoy great entertainment on four stages, including national recording artists. The event fe ... July 4th All American Festival

4Fourth of July Celebration - Wickenburg - Festivities include spectacular fireworks, watermelon bust, and fun and games for the family. 6:30-9:30pm. ... Fourth of July Celebration

4Annual Southwest Ambulance Arizona Celebration of Freedom - Mesa - The Annual Southwest Ambulance Arizona Celebration of Freedom takes place in historic downtown Mesa from 6 - 10 p.m. The free event will be the precu ... Annual Southwest Ambulance Arizona Celebration of Freedom

44th of July Celebration - Chandler - Old Fashion Fourth of July at 4 pm, fireworks at 9:30 pm. Celebrate America and our heritage at this fun and festive Independence Day event for the en ... 4th of July Celebration

44th of July Event - Tolleson - FREE Admission: Festivities begin at 4 p.m. FREE Fireworks Show at 9 p.m. FREE Water slides. The worlds tallest inflatable water slide will be h ... 4th of July Event

29 - 1 Rodeo Days Arts and Crafts Show - Prescott - A juried show featuring on-site artisans and crafts persons from across the Southwest. Music and entertainment too. 9AM-5PM. ... Rodeo Days Arts and Crafts Show

29 - 30 4th Of July Celebration - Prescott - A full day of family fun with a carnival of inflatables, craft vendors, fun contests, food, games, live entertainment, dancing, pony rides, helicopter ... 4th Of July Celebration

29Harold's Corral JULY 3rd FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZAHarold's Corral JULY 3rd FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA - Cave Creek - HAROLD'S AND CAREFREE RESORT STEP UP TO HOST CAVE CREEK'S "3RD OF JULY" FIREWORKS DISPLAY More Support Sought from Local Businesses to Help Fund To ... Harold's Corral JULY 3rd FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA

1 - 2 4th of July "Splash Bash" and Independence Day Celebration - Litchfield Park - Splash Bash at the Litchfield Rec. Center from 10 a.m. to 5 P.m. Fun for the entire family! Swimming, food, games and music. On the 3rd, Join us ... 4th of July "Splash Bash" and Independence Day Celebration

3Annual Fabulous Phoenix Fourth - Phoenix - Largest aerial fireworks in southwest, 4 stages of entertainment with local & national acts, a Kid's World with carnival games & rides, hands on activ ... Annual Fabulous Phoenix Fourth

44th of July Celebration - Buckeye - The Town of Buckeye in conjunction with the Main Street Coalition will be bringing a 4th of July Celebration. Gates will be opened at 6 pm. Family fun ... 4th of July Celebration

5M&I Bank Summer Spectacular ArtWalk - Scottsdale - "Cool" is more than a state of mind, it's the place to be when the Scottsdale Gallery Association and M&I Bank present the M&I Bank Summer Spectacular ... M&I Bank Summer Spectacular ArtWalk

7 - 8 Annual Prescott Indian Art Market - Prescott - Art by some of the finest Indian artists from across the country. Outstanding Native American painters, potters, weavers & jewelers will display their ... Annual Prescott Indian Art Market

13 - 15 Summer Maricopa County Home & Garden Show - Glendale - Attend the BIG Maricopa County Home & Garden Show for "one-stop home improvement shopping" at its best. Shop, Compare and Save with over 1000 exhibits ... Summer Maricopa County Home & Garden Show

14 - 15 Annual Courthouse Arts and Crafts Show - Prescott - One of the favorite arts & crafts shows on the plaza. Hand-made and enhanced crafts -- culinary arts -- fine arts -- leather -- metal works -- wood. ... Annual Courthouse Arts and Crafts Show

21Annual Navajo Rug Auction - Prescott - Features authentic Indian creations at amazing prices. Navajo weavings & Indian jewelry, baskets, ceramics & other art. Frybread & Navajo Tacos made r ... Annual Navajo Rug Auction

August

27 - 29 Prescott Gem & Mineral Club Show & Sale - Prescott - Extraordinary three day event featuring over 21 dealers with beautiful rock & mineral specimens, finished jewelry as well as components for jewelry ma ... Prescott Gem & Mineral Club Show & Sale

28Annual Family Sunflower Festival - Prescott - Live music, excellent food, an amazing art exhibit of sunflowers, artists working, children's games, all surrounded by a forest of sunflowers. All pro ... Annual Family Sunflower Festival

2 - 4 Annual Arizona Cowboy Poets Gathering - Prescott - A celebration of the storytelling & songs of Arizona working cowboys. Over 125 cowboy performers. Various hours & locations. ... Annual Arizona Cowboy Poets Gathering

4 - 5 Summer Festival Of Fine Arts & Crafts - Prescott - The Mountain Artists Guild Summer show is a juried show and will include 150+ Fine artists as well as Fine crafters from Arizona and beyond. Food and ... Summer Festival Of Fine Arts & Crafts

25 - 26 Annual Family Cornfest Arts & Crafts Fair - Phoenix - Savor fresh sweet corn, shop for arts & crafts offered by more than 60 vendors and bring the kids for clowns, face painting and balloon animals. ... Annual Family Cornfest Arts & Crafts Fair

September

25Fiesta SeptiembreFiesta Septiembre - Wickenburg - On the first Saturday in September, Wickenburg celebrates its Hispanic heritage. Enjoy folklorico dancers, mariachi music, mercado, a salsa-making con ... Fiesta Septiembre

31 - 1 Antique Quilt Show - Prescott - 50 plus quilts displayed, crafts, demonstrations, and raffle. Guests receive booklet. Benefit for Elks Opera House. ... Antique Quilt Show

1Fiesta GlendaleFiesta Glendale - Glendale - An upscale event highlighting both traditional and contemporary Hispanic music, dances, food, crafts, activities for children and fine art. The celebr ... Fiesta Glendale

2Empty Bowls - Prescott - Buy a handcrafted bowl made by local potters. Get it filled with soup from local chefs. Proceeds benefit the food banks in the area. 11AM-2PM. ... Empty Bowls

5 - 28 Arizona State FairArizona State Fair - Phoenix - Arizona's largest event and one of the top state fairs in the country, the Arizona State Fair offers the best in affordable, family entertainment. Fro ... Arizona State Fair

8Annual 5K Walk to D'feet ALS - Tempe - From individual walkers to teams, prizes, 8 am. ... Annual 5K Walk to D'feet ALS

16Family Sonoran SundayFamily Sonoran Sunday - Scottsdale - Join the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy Nature Guides and Yvonne Massman at Brown’s Ranch Trailhead for the first Sonoran Sunday of the season. 3:00PM ... Family Sonoran Sunday

20Annual Thunder in the Desert - Buckeye - Jones Ford Buckeye will be hosting its annual Thunder in the Desert Car Show benefitting Phoenix Children`s Hospital. Open to all makes and models, ... Annual Thunder in the Desert

21 - 30 Arizona Restaurant Week - Phoenix - Arizona Restaurant Week is an exciting event developed to showcase the outstanding culinary scene in the Phoenix metro market. Guests of the event wil ... Arizona Restaurant Week

21 - 23 Maricopa County Home & Landscape Show - Phoenix - Attend the BIG Maricopa County Home & Landscape Show, September 26-28, 2014 for "one-stop home improvement shopping" at its best. Shop, Compare and Sa ... Maricopa County Home & Landscape Show

22Annual Phoenix Children's Festival - Phoenix - The Annual Phoenix Children's Festival returns to CityScape in Downtown Phoenix and promises to deliver even more fun and excitement. Mark your calend ... Annual Phoenix Children's Festival

25 - 27 Faire On The Square Arts & Crafts Show - Prescott - Labor Day Celebration at the beautiful Courthouse Plaza -- More than 100 quality Arts & Crafts vendors with something for everyone! Plus, food, music ... Faire On The Square Arts & Crafts Show

30Native American Recognition Days (NARD) Powwow - Phoenix - "Ancestral Treasures: Expressions through art, music and dance" . All singers and drum groups welcome. Hosted by: Central High School Multicultural ... Native American Recognition Days (NARD) Powwow

October

21 - 23 Annual Oktoberfest@Tempe Town Lake - Tempe - Activities: Features four stages of entertainment; six beer gardens plus wines & spirits; German brats and strudel; non-stop polka; the best of local ... Annual Oktoberfest@Tempe Town Lake

22Annual Folk Music Festival - Prescott - Workshops on instrumental styles, song swaps, singer-songwriter sessions, theme jams, mini-concerts, sing-alongs, Sunday morning county gospel sing, t ... Annual Folk Music Festival

26 - 4 Pumpkin Days and Corn Maze - Glendale - Have an unforgettable fall season at Tolmachoff Farms and experience the ultimate holiday outing where there is something for the whole family: Great ... Pumpkin Days and Corn Maze

28 - 29 ASRA High Country Rod Run - Prescott - Open to 1972 & older American Rods, Customs & Classics. ... ASRA High Country Rod Run

29Annual Fly In and Classic Car Show - Wickenburg - Held the second Saturday in October, this event features airplanes from all over the southwest and an aerobatics display, model airplane exhibit, and ... Annual Fly In and Classic Car Show

29 - 30 FallFest In The Park Arts & Crafts Show - Prescott - The last Arts & Crafts show of the year sponsored by the Prescott Chamber of Commerce. A great opportunity to get a head start on your holiday shoppi ... FallFest In The Park Arts & Crafts Show

5 - 28 Arizona State FairArizona State Fair - Phoenix - Arizona's largest event and one of the top state fairs in the country, the Arizona State Fair offers the best in affordable, family entertainment. Fro ... Arizona State Fair

5 - 7 Annual Kokopelli Krush - Chandler - Largest grape crushing festival in the state! Win a cruise for two as the Grand Champions and other prizes for best and novice grape crushers, live mu ... Annual Kokopelli Krush

6Annual Home Showcase - Prescott - The Phippen Museum will again host the fantastically successful Home Showcase. This fundraiser for the museum takes participants via luxury motor coac ... Annual Home Showcase

6Annual Witches Night Out Halloween Costume Charity Event - Chandler - A great event for a greater cause, witches, warlocks and creatures of the night, please join us on for the Annual Witches Night Out Halloween Costume ... Annual Witches Night Out Halloween Costume Charity Event

6Sun City Grand OKTOBERFEST - Surprise - Over 200 vendors displaying items from jewelry to hand-painted shabby cottage chic decor to clothing, handmade crochet items, holiday crafts, handbags ... Sun City Grand OKTOBERFEST

11Putt Fore Magic - Mesa - Enjoy a magical night of mini-putt, while raising funds that will help us grow the Arizona Magic of Music & Dance program and provide more special ne ... Putt Fore Magic

12Annual Mill Avenue Masquerade Adventure - Tempe - Costume contest, parade, live entertainment, 6 pm - midnight. ... Annual Mill Avenue Masquerade Adventure

12Annual Family Halloween Carnival - Tempe - Ghoulish goodies for the goblins, entertainment, costume contest, carnival games, food, free, .25 carnival tickets, 5:30-9 pm. ... Annual Family Halloween Carnival

12 - 14 Greater Phoenix Greek Festival - Phoenix - Ethnic cuisine, cooking demos, cathedral tours, folk dancers, authentic regional costumes, artifacts, entertainment, Fri 5-10 pm, Sat 11am - 10 pm, Su ... Greater Phoenix Greek Festival

12 - 14 Taste of Greece - Food & Dance Festival - Peoria - Come and sample mouth-watering homemade pastries, sizzling souvlaki, roast lamb, gyros, dolmathes (stuffed grape leaves) and many more food items as w ... Taste of Greece - Food & Dance Festival

13Annual Ghost Talk - Prescott - Guided trips through tales from Prescott's folklore, told by costumed storytellers. Co-sponsored by West Yavapai Guidance Clinic & Prescott Fine Arts ... Annual Ghost Talk

13 - 14 Annual Heritage Days - Buckeye - Take Part in preserving our past! Heritage Days celebrates the rich culture and history of Buckeye. Highlights include an antique tractor and engine ... Annual Heritage Days

13 - 14 Annual Indian Arts Show & Sale - Wickenburg - Pottery, Rugs, Jewelry, Paintings, Clothing, Food, & Dancers and Music. Saturday 9am to 5pm & Sunday 9am to 3pm. ... Annual Indian Arts Show & Sale

19 - 21 Art! The 4th DimensionArt! The 4th Dimension - Prescott - Gallery Art Walk through Prescott. Program Guides can be picked up at Arts Prescott, 10 am to 6 pm. Prescott's 4th Friday Art Walk. Beginning th ... Art! The 4th Dimension

19 - 21 Mesa Pow Wow - Mesa - Free concert Friday night, Saturday & Sunday Inter-tribal Native American gathering featuring dance competitions, and Native American arts and food ve ... Mesa Pow Wow

19Halloween Carnival - Buckeye - Games, contests, entertainment, and lots of candy await festival goers at the Town of Buckeye Community Service's Halloween Carnival from 6 - 9 pm. T ... Halloween Carnival

19 - 21 Annual Wild Western FestivalAnnual Wild Western Festival - Glendale - ONE OF AMERICA'S BEST, AND DEFINITELY ARIZONA'S BIGGEST WILD WEST EVENTS, IS RIDING INTO GLENDALE ARIZONA! "NOT JUST ANOTHER FESTIVAL...BUT A THREE ... Annual Wild Western Festival

19 - 21 Stagecoach Village Fine Art & Wine Festival - Cave Creek - Vermillion Promotions combines dramatic landscapes, world-class art, fine wines, and stirring musical performances to create a memorable weekend in be ... Stagecoach Village Fine Art & Wine Festival

19 - 20 Arizona Aircraft ExpoArizona Aircraft Expo - Scottsdale - Featuring Today's Most Advanced Aircraft at One Location - Arizona's leading aircraft dealers are working together to create the Annual Arizona Aircra ... Arizona Aircraft Expo

21Spirit of the Vulture Halloween BBQ - Wickenburg - Enjoy a special Halloween treat at the Vulture Gold Mine Sunday, October 31, 3 -8 p.m. The event is hosted by the Vulture Mine Preservation and Restor ... Spirit of the Vulture Halloween BBQ

25Boo At The Zoo - Prescott - Dress in your costume and come out for safe and fun trick-or-treating at the Heritage Park Zoo. Bring a flashlight for a chance to see the nocturnal a ... Boo At The Zoo

27 - 28 El Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead - Mesa - A colorful and exciting Mexican/Latino cultural celebration featuring traditonal music and dance, children's activities, and food booths. ... El Dia de los Muertos/Day of the Dead

November

16 - 3 Arts Prescott Gallery Holiday Raffle - Prescott - "Kids and Kritters Christmas" Animal show benefits Yavapai Humane Society Raffle tickets benefit Yavapai Big Brothers and Sisters ... Arts Prescott Gallery Holiday Raffle

19 - 21 Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival - Carefree - Travel the world over and you would be hard pressed to fine a more spectacular gathering of artists than at the Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival. The ... Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival

20Annual Lace Day - A Celebration of Lace - Tempe - By Lacey Ladies of Arizona, lace making, weaving, spinning, exhibits, demonstrations, supply vendors, door prizes, 10 am - 4 pm. ... Annual Lace Day - A Celebration of Lace

24 - 19 Mt Artists Annual Holiday Craft & Gift Show - Prescott - Annual holiday gift & craft show added to "Food For The Soul" exhibit. Christmas crafts of all types & price ranges. Gallery Hours. ... Mt Artists Annual Holiday Craft & Gift Show

25 - 28 Cave Creek Wild West DaysCave Creek Wild West Days - Cave Creek - Come join us for a Wild West weekend, where everyday is wild in Cave Creek. You don't have to be a cowboy or cowgirl to enjoy this event and there is ... Cave Creek Wild West Days

25 - 28 Basis Peoria Boosters Carnival - Peoria - Come join us for an action packed weekend of fun. Sun Valley Rides (www.sunvalleyrides.com ) will again be providing the Midway Rides, Carnival Foods ... Basis Peoria Boosters Carnival

26Annual Holiday Enchantment - Chandler - Time: 6:00 PM ... Annual Holiday Enchantment

27Annual Las Senoras de Socorro - Tour of Homes - Wickenburg - Along with a self-guided tour of distinctive area homes, this holiday festival features arts & crafts, books, home-baked goods, and silent auction. Sp ... Annual Las Senoras de Socorro - Tour of Homes

27Country Fest - Buckeye - Craft show, Car Show, Lawn Mower drag racing. ... Country Fest

27 - 28 Stagecoach Village Arts Festival - Cave Creek - Enjoy a memorable Holiday shopping experience in the open-air plaza of Stagecoach Village. Nestled in the cactus studded foothills of Cave Creek, this ... Stagecoach Village Arts Festival

27 - 28 Annual Litchfield Park Festival of Arts - Litchfield Park - For two fabulous days the sleepy resort community of Litchfield Park will be transformed into a vibrant street scene filled with spectacular arts and ... Annual Litchfield Park Festival of Arts

1Veteran's Day Ceremony - Avondale

1 - 5 Scottsdale International Film Festival - Scottsdale - The Annual Scottsdale International Film Festival will showcase 50 films from more than 20 countries during five days and nights of screenings. Among ... Scottsdale International Film Festival

2 - 4 Annual 4-Corners Bluegrass FestivalAnnual 4-Corners Bluegrass Festival - Wickenburg - Held the second full weekend in November for over 20 years, this three day event has featured the Four Corners championship contests for fiddle, flat ... Annual 4-Corners Bluegrass Festival

2 - 3 Raku Arts & Crafts Festival - Chandler - Brought to you by The Potters Edge, this event will feature arts and crafts, food and beverages, music and entertainment. The focus of this event is t ... Raku Arts & Crafts Festival

3Tournament of Champions - Mesa - Have you flown with Fighter Combat before? Do you think you have what it takes to be the Top Gun or Air Show Pilot Champion for 2006? Sign-up for our ... Tournament of Champions

3 - 4 Phoenix Summit Challenge - Phoenix - Phoenix Summit Challenge highlights the vastness, beauty and physical challenge the city's more than 41,000 acres of desert parks and mountain preserv ... Phoenix Summit Challenge

3 - 19 Annual Arizona's Largest Gingerbread Village - Prescott - 100+ edible & enchanting castles, estates, houses, cookie decorating for the kids. ... Annual Arizona's Largest Gingerbread Village

3 - 4 Annual SerbFest - Phoenix - Experience all of the traditions of Serbia. Be sure to bring your appetite and try delicious homemade Serbian cuisine and pastries. There is also live ... Annual SerbFest

8Family Thanksgiving Turkey Trot - Mesa - Arizona's oldest annual 10K run, open to runners of all ages. ... Family Thanksgiving Turkey Trot

9 - 18 Hidden in the Hills Studio TourHidden in the Hills Studio Tour - Cave Creek - Held annually the weekends before and after Thanksgiving, the Sonoran Arts League presents Hidden in the Hills, the Valley's largest six-day studio to ... Hidden in the Hills Studio Tour

9 - 11 Las Noches de la Luminarias - Phoenix - Experience a unique Southwest holiday tradition, Las Noches de las Luminarias. Each night of Luminaria, the Garden is transformed into a place of ench ... Las Noches de la Luminarias

9 - 10 Annual Arizona Aircraft ExpoAnnual Arizona Aircraft Expo - Scottsdale - Arizona's leading aircraft dealers are working together to create the 5th Annual Arizona Aircraft Expo where the latest models of general aviation air ... Annual Arizona Aircraft Expo

9 - 11 Arizona Balloon ClassicArizona Balloon Classic - Chandler - Witness more than 50 hot air balloons take flight both morning and night at Wild Horse Pass in Chandler, Arizona. Don't miss this unique visual specta ... Arizona Balloon Classic

10Fall Demolition DerbyFall Demolition Derby - Buckeye - Car crushing, lawn mower racing, kids tractor races and tire roll ... Fall Demolition Derby

10Hometown Holiday Boutique - Buckeye - Come join the Town of Buckeye Community Services Department for a one stop shop experience and a bit of family fun at the Hometown Holiday Boutique. O ... Hometown Holiday Boutique

10Mountain Spinners and Weavers Annual Holiday Show and Sale - Prescott - The Mountain Spinners and Weavers and the Prescott Area Woodturners present their annual Holiday Show and Sale on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at t ... Mountain Spinners and Weavers Annual Holiday Show and Sale

10Grand Avenue Festival - Phoenix - The annual Grand Avenue Festival celebrates the unusual history of this historic street and the small businesses, arts, and interesting adaptive re-us ... Grand Avenue Festival

12Veteran's Day Parade - Phoenix - Phoenix Veterans Day Parade, presented by Honoring Arizona's Veterans, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, starts at North Phoenix Baptist Church, Montebello and Cent ... Veteran's Day Parade

15 - 17 Annual Christmas Idea House - Mesa - The annual Christmas Idea House will be held at a beautiful 12,000 square foot home in northeast Mesa the last weekend in November, Thursday through S ... Annual Christmas Idea House

16Arts Prescott Annual Holiday Party - Prescott - 2011 is the year where Arts Prescott Cooperative Gallery invites Penny's Purses to show their work and sell it to benefit The Prescott Area Women’s ... Arts Prescott Annual Holiday Party

16 - 18 Art! The 4th Dimension - Prescott - Gallery Art Walk - Enjoy Prescott at its best! Autumn Program Guides and maps can be picked up at Arts Prescott Cooperative Gallery. ... Art! The 4th Dimension

16 - 17 Annual Gem & Art Fair - Wickenburg

17Annual APS Fantasy of Lights Kick-off - Tempe - Enjoy the winter season by attending this annual celebration kickoff complete with a parade, a visit from Santa Claus, a Holiday Tree lighting, kids' ... Annual APS Fantasy of Lights Kick-off

17 - 18 ArtFest' of Scottsdale - Scottsdale - The annual ArtFest of Scottsdale is one of the valley's most popular holiday traditions. Downtown Scottsdale features 200 artists from across the coun ... ArtFest' of Scottsdale

17 - 21 Annual Santas Theme Park - Chandler - Two million glittering lights, 50 amusement park rides, workshops, live entertainment, petting zoo, exotic lion and tiger show, elephant show & rides, ... Annual Santas Theme Park

17Crusin for a Cause Car Show - Mesa - Mesa Police Dept Honor Guard hosting Cruise on Main St fundraiser, Saturday from 2pm to 9pm. Held Downtown Mesa, Center/Main St area. Police vehicle d ... Crusin for a Cause Car Show

21 - 30 ZooLights - Phoenix - 6:00-10:00 pm nightly (closed December 25th) Come celebrate your holidays at ZooLights. Experience a tropical jungle in Rainforests of the World, sta ... ZooLights

23 - 24 Glendale Glitters SpectacularGlendale Glitters Spectacular - Glendale - It now takes two days of festivities to electrify the nearly one million multi-colored lights of Arizona's "must see" holiday light display. Experienc ... Glendale Glitters Spectacular

23 - 25 Glendale Glitters Holiday LightsGlendale Glitters Holiday Lights - Glendale - Historic Downtown Glendale comes to life each holiday season with the addition of nearly one million multi-colored twinkling holiday lights located th ... Glendale Glitters Holiday Lights

23West Valley Rose Society - All that Glitters is RosesWest Valley Rose Society - All that Glitters is Roses - Glendale - Rose show and ART and Craft fair- There will be hundreds of rose entries, with one to multiple rose stems, and over 40 arrangements. We will be giving ... West Valley Rose Society - All that Glitters is Roses

28 - 7 Las Noches de las Luminarias - Phoenix - Experience a unique Southwest holiday tradition, Las Noches de las Luminarias. Each night of Luminaria, the Garden is transformed into a place of ench ... Las Noches de las Luminarias

December

31Insight Bowl Block Party - Tempe - Named one of the top ten places in the nation to ring in the New Year by USA Today, and "The Place to Party" by The Sporting News, the Insight Bowl Bl ... Insight Bowl Block Party

30Morton's the Steakhouse Ring in The New Year - Scottsdale - Ring out the old and ring in the new with a Morton's four course celebration that's certain to be the toast of the town. Watch the ball drop while ... Morton's the Steakhouse Ring in The New Year

16Annual Mesa's Merry Main Street - Mesa - Annual family celebration including a light display, music, food, and children's activities. 5 to 9:30 p.m. ... Annual Mesa's Merry Main Street

17 - 18 Celebration of Basketweaving and Native Foods Festival - Phoenix - More than 75 of the nation's finest Native American basket weavers will be showcasing and selling their work, special music & dance performances, arti ... Celebration of Basketweaving and Native Foods Festival

20Annual Great Tempe Culinary Event - Tempe - Walk along the festive holiday streets of Tempe. Enjoy unique flavors of food samples from several area restaurants. Part of the proceeds will go to T ... Annual Great Tempe Culinary Event

20 - 3 Mt Artists Annual Holiday Craft & Gift Show - Prescott - Annual holiday gift & craft show added to "Food For The Soul" exhibit. Christmas crafts of all types & price ranges. Gallery Hours. ... Mt Artists Annual Holiday Craft & Gift Show

20Annual Arizona's Largest Gingerbread Village - Prescott - 100+ edible & enchanting castles, estates, houses, cookie decorating for the kids. ... Annual Arizona's Largest Gingerbread Village

21Live Holiday Call-in Show - Tempe - Tempe's Annual Santa Show, a special call-in program where children can talk directly to Santa Claus! Call-in phone number is 480-350-8900 and will ru ... Live Holiday Call-in Show

21 - 24 Las Noches de la Luminarias - Phoenix - Experience a unique Southwest holiday tradition, Las Noches de las Luminarias. Each night of Luminaria, the Garden is transformed into a place of ench ... Las Noches de la Luminarias

22Annual Santas Theme Park - Chandler - Two million glittering lights, 50 amusement park rides, workshops, live entertainment, petting zoo, exotic lion and tiger show, elephant show & rides, ... Annual Santas Theme Park

23 - 25 Annual Cowboy Poetry Gathering - Wickenburg - Join cowboy poets the first weekend in December for offerings of poems, songs and ideas with a western theme. ... Annual Cowboy Poetry Gathering

23 - 25 Luces de Navidad Festival - Tolleson - Friday: 6:00-11:00PM, Saturday: 12:00-11:00PM, Sunday: 12:00-8:00PM. ... Luces de Navidad Festival

23 - 25 Mill Avenue Fall Festival of the Arts - Tempe - The arts and crafts festival is held in downtown Tempe on Mill Avenue. About 450 fine artists and craftsmen exhibit wonderful works of wood, pottery, ... Mill Avenue Fall Festival of the Arts

23Christmas Parade - Tempe - Parade route in the historic district, 6:30 pm. ... Christmas Parade

24Tempe's Snow Day - Tempe - Come join in the fun with 20 tons of snow, interactive games and carnival rides, train rides for kids, pictures with Santa Claus, and entertainment fe ... Tempe's Snow Day

24Frontier Christmas Open HouseFrontier Christmas Open House - Prescott - Sharlot Hall Museum will help Arizona's Christmas City welcome in the holiday season when it presents its annual Frontier Christmas Open House immedia ... Frontier Christmas Open House

24Holiday Glo on Monroe - Buckeye - Electric Light Parade. ... Holiday Glo on Monroe

24Christmas Idea House and Home Tour - Mesa - Desert Club, a non-profit all-volunteer women's organization, hosts a Christmas House that has proven to be a great event to attend. The Christmas Ide ... Christmas Idea House and Home Tour

26Glendale Glitters Holiday LightsGlendale Glitters Holiday Lights - Glendale - Historic Downtown Glendale comes to life each holiday season with the addition of nearly one million multi-colored twinkling holiday lights located th ... Glendale Glitters Holiday Lights

30Annual Christmas Parade of Lights - Wickenburg - This hometown pre-Christmas Parade of Lights features luminated entries in a variety of categories from stagecoaches to floats and individuals draped ... Annual Christmas Parade of Lights

30 - 22 Glendale Glitters Enchanted Evenings - Glendale - Visit the Enchanted Evenings Friday and Saturday nights in Historic Downtown Glendale. Holiday crafts, choruses, Santa, food and horse drawn carriage ... Glendale Glitters Enchanted Evenings

30Old Town Avondale Tree Lighting Celebration - Avondale

30 - 5 Chester's Christmas Concert - Mesa - Featuring DSB, the #1 Journey tribute band in the country. Chester's Harley-Davidson in Mesa, AZ December 7th. Vendors, Food, Beer Garden, Family fun, ... Chester's Christmas Concert

30 - 9 Arizona Art Alliance Holiday Show & SaleArizona Art Alliance Holiday Show & Sale - Scottsdale - Over 100 juried artists exhibiting about 1000 pieces of art of all media, both 2- and 3-dimensional. Artwork for sale at affordable prices. Artists ... Arizona Art Alliance Holiday Show & Sale

30 - 1 Superstition Farm Celebrates "Mooey Christmas" - Mesa - The Stechnij family of Superstition Farm is always looking for new and fun ways to engage the community in farming and agriculture. This year, come c ... Superstition Farm Celebrates "Mooey Christmas"

1Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade - Tempe - Watch as boats parade by with dazzling displays of lights and reflections as you enjoy thousands of hand-placed luminarias lining Tempe Town Lake and ... Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade

1Christmas Parade & Courthouse Lighting - Prescott - Santa visits Arizona's Christmas City in this festive and elaborate parade through downtown Prescott. Then continue the celebration with carols and fe ... Christmas Parade & Courthouse Lighting

1Christmas In The Park - Litchfield Park - This fun packed family event starts at 9 a.m. with arts and craft booths display and at 10:00 a. m. our annual parade down Old Litchfield Road, with m ... Christmas In The Park

1Mountain Spinners and Weavers Guild - Prescott - Public Announcements - Holiday Meeting and Party. ... Mountain Spinners and Weavers Guild

1 - 31 ZooLights - Phoenix - 6:00-10:00 pm nightly (closed December 25th) Come celebrate your holidays at ZooLights. Experience a tropical jungle in Rainforests of the World, sta ... ZooLights

1 - 2 Holiday House Craft Fair - Glendale - The holiday season is upon us again! Desert Valley PTSA is looking forward our annual Holiday House Craft Sale. We hope you will be able to join us fo ... Holiday House Craft Fair

7 - 29 Railroad Park to Shine With Holiday Lights - Scottsdale - More than 100,000 lights will adorn trees and displays during McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park's Holiday Lights program. Festivities kick off at 6:30 ... Railroad Park to Shine With Holiday Lights

7Acker Night 2013 - Prescott - Acker Night is over 100 Prescott, Arizona downtown businesses featuring a variety of performers in their place of business and on the Courthouse Plaza ... Acker Night 2013

8 - 9 Annual Pueblo Grande Indian Market - Phoenix - Join us once again as we celebrate Native American Arts with out traditional Indian Market. Enjoy live performances, unique artists with hand-made jew ... Annual Pueblo Grande Indian Market

812k's of Christmas - Scottsdale - The 12k's of Christmas® is a unique family festival celebrating health, fitness and the joy of Christmas, featuring a 1.2K Santa "Sled Run/Walk". Wea ... 12k's of Christmas

8 - 15 Christmas on the Farm - Glendale - Come get a picture with Santa Clause at Tolmachoff Farms on Saturday, December 14th and December 21st from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm. There will also be: h ... Christmas on the Farm

10 - 14 Winter Fun Days at Candeo - Peoria - Winter fun days or drop and shop. Come from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. for a minimum of two hours or the whole day. Activities include Candeo bowling, craf ... Winter Fun Days at Candeo

18 - 21 FSIE Sports Camp - Peoria - Join us for our FSIE Sports Camp! Boys and girls ages 5-12 Come from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and enjoy activities such as basketball, soccer, football, ... FSIE Sports Camp

27 - 30 Annual Arizona National Stock Show - Phoenix - Livestock shows for 4-H, FFA & adult exhibitors, Li'l Buckaroo rodeo, Cowboy Classics, western art & gear show with workshops & demonstrations, farm e ... Annual Arizona National Stock Show