AZ Events

Ongoing Events
Saturday, September 17, 2016 - Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West - Scottsdale
Images of American Indians infused with the history and mythology of the American West have made John Coleman one of the nation’s most highly regarded contemporary artists. This exhibition provides an unparalleled opportunity to examine the career of this pioneering painter, sculptor, and influential teacher. read more
Friday, September 30, 2016 - Saturday, May 27, 2017
Three locations in the Phoenix Valley including the Arizona Biltmore Resort (check website for dates and locations) - Phoenix
Hang onto your hat, grab your partner, and jump into an evening of Old-World Magic. This top-rated up-close illusion show is "revitalizing magic" by blending an international travel theme with all the charms of a Vaudeville-inspired roadshow. Travel with the national recipients for "Excellence in Magic" and catch a lively slice of magical history. read more
Sunday, January 1, 2017 - Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park - Tubac
Learn about the origin of the controversial southern Arizona 1863 Baca Float land grant, along with histories of some of families affected by the Supreme Court decision. This interactive exhibit includes family photographs, as well as household and ranch artifacts that give a comprehensive story of what happened to these homesteaders. read more
Sunday, January 1, 2017 - Sunday, December 31, 2017
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park - Tubac
View a rare, original 1800s period carriage (called an ambulance) that has been restored and modified to replicate the ambulance that Phocion R. Way, an engraver from Cincinnati, rode on from Mesilla to Tucson in June 1858. It is the only known vehicle of its type on display anywhere in the world. read more
Saturday, January 7, 2017 - Saturday, December 30, 2017
San Pedro House - Sierra Vista
Enjoy this guided walk and learn why the San Pedro River has been named as one of the "Last Great Places" by the Nature Conservancy. The river features some of the richest wildlife habitat in the United States and is one of the last free-flowing rivers in the Southwest. The walks are about 1 1/2- to 2-miles long over easy terrain. read more
Sunday, January 8, 2017 - Sunday, December 31, 2017
Environmental Operations Park - Sierra Vista
Join docents from the Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory, Huachuca Audubon Society, and the Friends of the San Pedro River. Participation is limited; first-come, first-served. read more
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - Thursday, December 28, 2017
Veterans Memorial Park - Sierra Vista
More than 50 vendors offer a large variety of locally raised meats including all-natural beef, goat, lamb, chicken, pork, emu, and yak. Farm-fresh eggs and seasonal fruits, vegetables, and nuts are available, as well as baked goods, honeys, jams, salsas, tortillas, locally roasted coffees, and knife sharpening. Enjoy live music and food trucks. read more
Saturday, January 14, 2017 - Sunday, July 2, 2017
Arizona Folklore Preserve - Hereford
The Arizona Folklore Preserve, in partnership with the University of Arizona South and Dolan Ellis, Arizona's Official State Balladeer, features great performances by outstanding musicians. Check the event website for a schedule of performances. read more
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Chandler Museum - Chandler
During WWII, 120,000 Japanese Americans were confined to internment camps. More than 16,000 individuals – women, men, and children – were relocated to Gila River Internment Camp. Experience the photos and stories of the people who were forced to leave behind almost everything they owned to live in stark conditions in the middle of the desert. read more
Upcoming Events
Friday, May 26, 2017 - Sunday, May 28, 2017
Quality Inn & Suites - Lake Havasu City
Tattoo artists nationwide compete to take home awards for best tattoos. Event includes live music, a full bar, great chow during the day, and jaw-dropping live entertainment at dusk. Tattoo artists are available to the public. read more
Friday, May 26, 2017 - Sunday, June 11, 2017
Spotlight Youth Theatre - Glendale
Delight to this fabulously fun international award-winning musical based on the adored movie. Follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery, and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. read more
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Carr Canyon and Miller Canyon Parking Areas - Sierra Vista
Climb one, two, or three peaks in the Huachuca Mountains. Choose your challenge: One Summit: Carr Peak, (9,236 feet), Double Summit: Carr Peak and Miller Peak (9,465 feet), Elite Triple Summit: Carr and Miller peaks, plus Pat Scott (8,517 feet). read more
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - Sunday, May 28, 2017
Pine Commuity Center Grounds - Pine
Browse more that 80 vendor booths featuring juried and handcrafted pottery, clothing, leatherwork, jewelry, decorated gourds, and woodcraft items. Event also includes food booths and a pancake breakfast. Enjoy the cool mountain air and great mountain views. read more
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - Sunday, May 28, 2017
Museum of Northern Arizona - Flagstaff
Share in the artistry and cultural traditions of more than 50 Zuni artists. Buy traditional and contemporary art, enjoy insightful lectures and documentaries, and delight in musical and dance performances. Presented in partnership with the A:shiwi A:wan Museum and Heritage Center in New Mexico. read more
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - Monday, May 29, 2017
Yavapai County Courthouse Plaza - Prescott
This Memorial Day weekend tradition on Prescott’s historic courthouse plaza is extremely popular with art enthusiasts, Western collectors, and tourists from far and wide. It also draws some of the nation’s most talented Western artists. Event includes a miniature masterpiece show & sale, quick-draw challenges, and free museum admission all weekend. read more
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - Monday, May 29, 2017
Yavapai County Courthouse Plaza in historic downtown Prescott, Arizona - Prescott
This outdoor presentation features outstanding Western artists and quality fine art from all across the nation. For more than 40 years, this show and sale has brought Western art lovers and collectors to "The Cowboy Capital of the West" and "Everybody's Hometown." read more
Saturday, May 27, 2017
The Historic Yellow House - Williams
The Historic Yellow House, built in 1893 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, hosts a tour and Garden Sale featuring vendors of showcasing their art, food, garden decor, jewelry, vintage finds, homemade cinnamon rolls, and sack lunches. Enjoy historic photos and memorabilia during the tours. read more
Saturday, May 27, 2017
El Zaribah Shrine Auditorium - Phoenix
See more than 150 CFA-pedigreed cats and kittens as well as extraordinary household pets competing for end-of-season awards. Kittens and cats are available for sale, plus All About Animals no-kill shelter will be present with rescue cats for adoption. Vendors feature feline supplies, accessories, and gifts. read more
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - Sunday, May 28, 2017
Alpine Art Field on Main Street - Alpine
Nurture arts appreciation in the Alpine area at this show featuring paintings, baskets, jewelry, beading, weaving, collages, quilting, photography, clothing, woodworking, knitting/crocheting, clay, and home decor. read more
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - Monday, May 29, 2017
Veterans Memorial Park - Sierra Vista
Discover Sierra Vista’s extraordinary skies and uncommon ground with food, wine, and music set against the backdrop of the Huachuca Mountains. Browse art and crafts vendors while sampling spirits from 12 wineries, brewing companies, and distilleries. Music will be performed throughout the festival. Receive a collectible wine glass with admission. read more
Sunday, May 28, 2017
Pueblo Grande Museum - Phoenix
Enjoy an intimate performance and presentation of uniquely crafted guitars and stringed instruments by William Eaton, master luthier and educator. A multi-Grammy Award nominee, Eaton is internationally known for his one-of-a-kind stringed instruments, which he has designed and built for more than 45 years. read more
Sunday, May 28, 2017
Pueblo Grande Museum - Phoenix
Performance and demonstration by William Eaton, master luthier and educator.
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Sunday, May 28, 2017
Pueblo Grande Museum - Phoenix
William Eaton, Arizona Governor’s Arts Award winner and multi-Grammy Award nominee, provides an intimate performance of his uniquely crafted guitars – harp guitar, synth guitar, and lyre guitar. Eaton is internationally known for his one-of-a-kind stringed instruments. read more
Sunday, May 28, 2017
Yavapai College Performing Arts Center - Prescott
The Phoenix Symphony, under the direction of Tito Munoz with tenor Chad Shelton and mezzo soprano Margaret Mezzacappa, perform Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde and Haydn's Symphony No. 45 (The Farewell). read more

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