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Things to do in Arizona
Planning a visit to Arizona? Or maybe you're a local that's just looking for what's going on. Here's a sampling of some of the popular local events in the state.
Phoenix and Central Arizona Events
2016 Arizona Renissance Festival
A reoccurring festival held each weekend at Festival Village in Gold Canyon. The festivities include over 25 live shows and events, tons of vendors, games, and plenty of costumed interpreters. Grab a ye olde meed – the gates open each weekend at 10 a.m.
2016 Arizona Craft Beer Relay
Share a tasty brew with some of your mates at the WeKoPa Resort in Phoenix during this special, outdoor event. Relay teams compete in a 5K for prizes and bragging rights while sampling some of the region's best craft brews. The fun begins at noon.
2016 Cactus League Spring Training
Calling all baseball fans – Cactus League Spring Training action is just around the corner. Be sure to plan your trip today so you don't miss any of the action.
2016 Phoenix Pride Festival
Steele Indian School Park hosts this get together, which is set to feature over 150 performances across five stages. Vendors, delicous food, and plenty of fun are sure to be on the itinerary. The festivities are underway at noon.
32nd Annual Historic Homes Tour & Antique Quilt Show
The city of Globe hosts its annual tour of historic homes and quilt show this spring throughout areas downtown. Check the schedule during your visit. The fun begins at 9 a.m.
2016 Phoenix Comicon
A celebration of all things sci-fi, fantasy, and pop culture will descend upon the Phoenix Convention Center for four days. Expect plenty of celebrity appearances, cosplay, collectibles, and even some premieres. Get your tickets today – this event is sure to sell out.
39th Annual Great Western Tube Float
Parker visitors won't want to miss their chance to catch residents float their very best floats down the strip during this friendly competition. This year's theme if Float-aritaville. The floats starting flowing at 9 a.m.
2017 NCAA March Madness Final Four Tournament
For the first time ever, Phoenix will host the NCAA men's basketball Final Four at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. Tip-off time is TBA.
Northern Arizona Events
38th Annual Whiskey Row Marathon
Famed Whiskey Row in Prescott hosts its annual marathon, featuring a half marathon, 10K, or two-mile fun run. Participants will be rewarded with an unbeatable view of northern Arizona at roughly 7,000 feet elevation. The run begins at 6 a.m.
2016 Historic Route 66 Fun Run
A weekend full of festivities, as the town of Kingman hosts a classic car show, live music, vendors, and provides plenty of delicous food, all held along the Mother Road in downtown. Festival start time is TBA.
2016 Cinco de Mayo Fiesta
Sedona celebrates its Hispanic heritage with a day of mariachi music, authentic dancers, Mexican food, and the Great Sedona Chili Cook-Off. The festival is held at Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village, all starting at 11 a.m.
2016 Grand Canyon Half Marathon
Get an excellent view of the Kaibab National Forest as you race through it with family and friends during this annual half marathon. There are registration fees, and the race time is TBA.
7th Annual Flagstaff Hullabaloo
Wheeler Park in Flagstaff hosts an entire day of live music, local foods, craft vendors, kids' activities, a bike parade, and so much more. Tickets are on sale now – the fun begins at 10 a.m.
3rd Annual Holbrook Route 66 Festival
Holbrook residents celebrate their town's relationship with the Mother Road at Gillespie Park, where events like a car show, live music, scavenger hunt, and more, are set to take place. The event start time is TBA.
Tucson and Southern Arizona Events
30th Annual Tucson Bicycle Classic
Cyclists won't want to miss this gathering, set in Tucson, featuring three days of bicycle races and related events. Get out and enjoy the Sonoran desert this season. Riders must register – check the schedule during your visit.
105th Pima County Fair
All your favorite fair events and festivities, including rides, arts and crafts, entertainment, horse shows, and more, all at the Pima County Fairgrounds outside of Tucson. Get your tickets today.
25th Annual Arizona International Film Festival
Get a taste of southwest filmmaking as it's intended to be at this year's rendition of the AIFF, where over 2,000 films will be shown at various venues throughout the Tucson area. Get your tickets today.
2016 Santa Cruz Nature & Heritage Festival
A cultural event celebrating and showcasing the heritage of Santa Cruz County and Sonora, Mexico. Some of the festivities include bird watching, nature walks at Las Lagunas de Anza, a Nogales produce tour, and more. The festivities are held throughout Nogales.
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