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Phoenix Festivals and Events

From concerts to arts and crafts festivals, we bring you information on the best events to enjoy in Phoenix, Arizona.

Arizona Renaissance Festival - Arizona Renaissance Faire
Every year a part of Apache Junction, Arizona is transformed into a 16th Century European Country Faire when the Arizona Renaissance Festival opens to the public during the months of February and March.

Crazy Quartzite - What You Need to Know About Quartzite Arizona
What makes Quartzsite special is that it has been a rock- hound's paradise since the 1960s. Each winter Quartzite swells in population due to well over a million visitors, most of whom converge on the small town in a wave of RVs during the months of January and February.

Downtown Phoenix First Friday Art Walk
Downtown Phoenix's First Friday Art Walk, which began in 1994, is now the largest monthly art walk in the United States.

FBR Open - The Greatest Show on Grass
The FBR Open is one of the first PGA golf events of the calendar year. Formerly known as The Phoenix Open, it is also the best attended golf tournament of every calendar year. Phoenix Guide, Judy Hedding, provides tips and information so you can plan your trip to the FBR Open.

Fiesta Bowl Parade - Fort McDowell Fiesta Bowl Parade
Of the many Fiesta Bowl events that take place in the Valley of the sun in the weeks preceding the Fiesta Bowl football game, the Fiesta Bowl Parade is one of the most popular.

Glendale Arena - Phoenix (area) Arizona
Glendale Arena is a multi-purpose sports and entertainment facility located within the 223-acre Westgate City Center. The arena is home to the Phoenix Coyotes and Arizona Lacrosse teams. The Glendale Arena hosts concerts and family shows, as well as signature sporting events like figure skating, basketball tournaments and All-Star games.

Glendale Chocolate Affaire in Historic Glendale, Arizona
The Glendale Chocolate Affaire, at Murphy Park, features 40 chocolate vendors selling everything sweet and gooey. There is also a wine and beer garden, music, food court and many non-chocolate vendors.

Glendale Glitters - Winter Celebration and Football Block Party in Glendale, AZ
Glendale Glitters is a holiday tradition in the Phoenix area. From the post Thanksgiving spectacular kick-off to the Glitter and Glow January Block Party, Glendale Glitters is an event not to be missed.

Nascar Races in Phoenix, Arizona - What You Need to Know About Nascar Weekend
Nascar Races at Phoenix International Raceway just west of Phoenix, Arizona. Facts, schedule and tickets for the big Nascar weekend.

Phoenix Entertainment - Concerts
The greater Phoenix area has many wonderful opportunities for concerts of all types, Broadway-type shows, family entertainment and special performance events throughout the year. Judy Hedding, About Phoenix Guide, provides you with information that will help you locate entertainment and purchase tickets during your stay in Phoenix.

Phoenix Festivals and Events
In a large metropolitan area like Phoenix, you might expect that there is always something going on. You are correct! Phoenix, Peoria, Scottsdale, Tempe, Mesa, Chandler and many other communities have repeat events of which they are proud. Phoenix Guide, Judy Hedding leads you to car shows, ethnic festivals and more!

Photo Tour of the Phoenix Heard Museum Indian Fair and Market
The Spring Indian Fair and Market at The Heard Museum celebrates Native American artists who gather here each year from across the United States to sell their work and meet with family, friends, and fellow artists.

Photo Tour of the Phoenix Heard Museum Spanish Market
The Phoenix valley’s only Spanish Market features nearly 70 of today’s top Arizona and New Mexico artists. Artwork included an array of santos, furniture, jewelry, tilework, glitter art, tinwork, paintings, carvings, pottery and more.

Quartzite, Arizona Photo Tour
Until you venture out to Quartzite in January or February, you have no idea of the wares that are offered. Rock shops spring up out of the desert sand offering delicate polished jewelry as well as barrels of raw rock material for the business-owner and hobbyist. There are antiques and a peddler's fair. The million visitors who descend on Quartzite in January and February are kept busy with all the activity.

Tempe Arizona's Festival of the Arts - Photo Gallery
Tempe Festival of the Arts takes place in both March and December each year. Enjoy music, food and juried art. The spring and fall events each attract nearly 250,000 visitors to the Mill Avenue District over the course of a 3-day weekend.

Westgate City Center New Year's Eve Event- Glendale (Near Phoenix) Arizona
Glendale's new Westgate City Center Village offers a sports, retail and entertainment village. But on New Year's Eve, Wesgate goes all out to put together a top notch party in an amazing neo-deco setting blazing with neon lighting.

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