Events

Search our guide to what's happening around Arizona. (Want your event listed? Send an email to Noah Austin at [email protected] Be sure to include the dates of the event, public contact information (phone and/or website) and a brief description.)

  • Central

    1. Sedona Open Studios Tour : Sedona

      April 28 to April 30

      sedonaartistscoalition.org

      Working artists at more than 50 studios in the Verde Valley open their private studios to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The artists create in a widely diverse milleu that includes glass, ceramics, painting, mixed media and more.

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    2. "No Time for Sergeants" at Hale Centre Theatre : Gilbert

      April 6 to May 13

      480-497-1181 www.HaleTheatreArizona.com

      This military comedy focuses on a group of World War II draftees who manage to thrash every Army Air Corps regulation, getting everyone into hot water, from lowly recruits to the commanding general.

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    3. 17th Annual Verde Valley Birding & Nature Festival at Dead Horse Ranch State Park : Cottonwood

      April 27 to April 30

      928-282-2202 www.BirdyVerde.org

      Take field trips, local tours, workshops and seminars, and enjoy educational activities for kids, exhibits, a keynote speaker and entertainment.

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    4. Sedona Open Studios Tour : Sedona

      April 28 to April 30

      sedonaartistscoalition.org

      Working artists in the Verde Valley open their private studios to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The self-guided event is organized by the Sedona Visual Artists' Coalition. Free.

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    5. Foothills Festival of Lights Fundraiser: Wine and Craft Beer Tasting 2017 : Chandler

      April 29

      www.folaz.org

      Enjoy a live band, a car display, foods from East Valley restaurants, a silent auction and more from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Funds raised will be used to produce Ahwatukee Foothills' holiday display. Tickets are $50 per person in advance, $60 at the door.

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    6. Weekly Jazz Concert Series at CityScape : Phoenix

      April 4 to April 27

      cityscapephoenix.com

      CityScape Phoenix hosts a free outdoor lunchtime jazz concert series from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday in April to celebrate National Jazz Appreciation Month. Local jazz and blues artists will perform at Patriots Park.

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    7. Arbor Day Festival at The Farm at South Mountain : Phoenix

      April 28

      From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., enjoy free activities at The Farm (6106 S. 32nd Street), including a tree scavenger hunt, a tree ring count and a bark art booth, plus demonstrations, education and more. No reservations are required.

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    8. Stella Artois' "Art of the Chalice" Event : Phoenix

      April 27

      www.facebook.com/events/430703647276021/

      MonOrchid (215 E. Roosevelt Street) hosts this event inspired by Stella Artois' iconic Chalice and the unique art, culture and cuisine of Phoenix. The event is from 7 to 10 p.m. and is free and open to ages 21 and older.

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    9. El Día de los Niños y La Familia, a Children's Festival : Phoenix

      April 29

      602-390-2966 creativepluscultural.com/events

      Los Altos Ranch Market (1602 E. Roosevelt Street) hosts education resources, environmental awareness, arts and culture, a cultural village, free kids haircuts and youth organizations from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is free.

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  • Southern

    1. 43rd Annual Rodders Days Car Show : Tucson

      April 29

      520-664-7977 tucsonstreetrodassociation.net/rodders-days/

      Historic Fourth Avenue hosts this annual public car show, which includes raffles, a DJ, vendors and prizes. Hours are 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free admission.

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    2. 26th Annual Arizona International Film Festival 2017 : Tucson

      April 19 to April 30

      www.filmfestivalarizona.com

      Enjoy more than new works by independent producers from around the world, premiere screenings, filmmaker presentations and workshops.

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    3. 106th Annual Pima County Fair : Tucson

      April 20 to April 30

      520-762-3247 www.pimacountyfair.com

      Pima County Fairgrounds presents 4-H animals, home arts and fine arts, entertainment, horse shows, concerts, games and rides, and educational exhibits including a gem and mineral show.

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    4. Spring Migration Bird Tours at Southwestern Research Station : Portal

      April 22 to April 28

      520-558-2396 research.amnh.org/swrs/visitor/package-tours

      Birding enthusiasts gather for a view of the spring migration and endemic birds of the "sky islands," including hermit warblers, Townsend's warblers and Cassin's vireos.

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    5. 34th Annual La Frontera International Mariachi Conference : Tucson

      April 26 to April 29

      520-838-5600 34th Annual La Frontera International Mariachi Conference

      Casino Del Sol Resort & Conference Center hosts Tucson’s largest cultural event with educational workshops in mariachi and folklorico dancing, a participant showcase, a concert and the Garibaldi Fiesta.

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    6. 7th Annual Marana Bluegrass Festival – Ora Mae Harn Park : Marana

      April 28 to April 30

      www.maranafestival.com/

      The Desert Bluegrass Association and the Arizona Bluegrass Association showcase the bands of Arizona and a national headliner.

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    7. Agave Heritage Festival : Tucson

      April 28 to May 7

      www.agaveheritagefestival.com

      This annual festival explores and celebrates the cultural, commercial and culinary significance of agave to the border region through seminars, trade shows and world-class culinary events. Tickets required for some events.

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  • Western

    1. Bullhead City/Laughlin River Run : Bullhead City

      April 26 to April 29

      928-754-4121 www.laughlinriverrun.com

      Celebrate the annual motorcycle spring rally with numerous entertainment events and food and biker vendors.

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    2. Penitentiary Pint Fest at Yuma Territorial Prison State Park : Yuma

      April 29

      yumapintfest.com/ypf/

      Sample many great craft brews from all over the Southwest, and enjoy food, live music and an afternoon of beer tasting.

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  • Northern

    1. 15th Annual Recycled Art Exhibition at Flagstaff Mall : Flagstaff

      April 1 to April 30

      www.flagstaff-arts.org/

      Artists from all over Coconino County come together to promote promote conservation by reusing, recycling, rethinking and remaking old objects into art. Watch artist demos and take workshops on Saturdays.

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