Signature Events

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  • Come and celebrate Native Trails, a series of free outdoor festivals that celebrate the Native American cultures of the Southwest through song and dance. Read more »
  • For nearly four decades, the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company has been recognized throughout the world for offering only the finest selection of quality collector vehicles, outstanding professional service, and an unrivaled sales success. Read more »
  • Annually sporting the largest crowds on the PGA TOUR, the Waste Management Phoenix Open (formerly the FBR Open) has gained legendary status on TOUR for being unlike any other golf tournament. Read more »
  • Glendale may be hosting the main event, but Scottsdale is the place to stay and play during the week of football frenzy. Read more »
  • Since 1955, the annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show has set the pace in the Arabian horse world. It has grown from 50 horses to more than 2,000 horses, bringing top owners, trainers and breeders from around the world competing for a chance to win. Read more »
  • Welcome MLB Spring Training fans! Scottsdale is home to the San Francisco Giants, Colorado Rockies, and Arizona Diamondbacks. Read more »

Events

Scottsdale's annual calendar of events is chock-full of collector car auctions, professional sports, equestrian competitions, arts festivals and live-music performances. Check out Scottsdale’s signature events above and the coming attractions below, or use the handy search option at left to see all the exciting things that will be happening during your travel dates.

Featured Events


  • Native Trails

    Thru April 04, 2015

    Presented by the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation For over a decade, Native Trails has taken audiences on a cultural journey to the First Nations of Arizona and North America through traditional native…

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  • Arizona Fine Art Expo

    Thru March 29, 2015

    The Fine Art Expo unites an impressive gathering of 100 nationally celebrated and award-winning artists that passionately produce art in studios. They can be seen painting in all mediums, sketching in pen…

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  • 25th Annual Celebration of Fine Art

    Thru March 29, 2015

    Art & Antiques magazine called Celebration of Fine Art “one of the West’s premier art events.”  Join us this year for our 25th Anniversary! During this annual event, juried artists come from…

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  • The Big Game – 5th Ave. Street Festival

    Thru February 01, 2015

    Celebrating Scottsdale’s rich and vibrant culture, 5th Avenue (located in historic downtown Scottsdale) is hosting a street festival, welcoming football fans to the area.  Join us throughout the week for live music, face painters,…

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  • Arizona Sun Circuit Quarter Horse Show

    Thru February 01, 2015

    Come watch 1,500 of the country’s best quarter horses compete for $200,000 in prizes at the annual Arizona Sun Circuit Quarter Horse Show. Horses and riders come from around the world ride…

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  • Waste Management Phoenix Open

    Thru February 01, 2015

    Annually sporting the largest crowds on the PGA TOUR, the Waste Management Phoenix Open has gained legendary status for being unlike any other golf tournament. Not only is it one of the…

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  • Super Bowl XLIX & Fan Fest Scottsdale

    Thru February 02, 2015

    Glendale may be hosting the main event, but Scottsdale is the place to stay and play during the week of football frenzy. Download the Big Game Guide which features all of the…

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  • Fan Fest Scottsdale

    Thru February 01, 2015

    The Ultimate Pre-Game Experience!There’s only one place to be in the days leading up to the Big Game – downtown Scottsdale!Join Chris Berman, Cris Carter, Scott Van Pelt, Mike Ditka, Hannah Storm…

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  • Arizona Musicfest 2015

    Thru March 05, 2015

    Featuring top artists of Classical, Chamber, Jazz, Rock and Roll, Country, Bluegrass and Pop, the 2015 Festival will offer fourteen extraordinary concerts at venues in Scottsdale and Phoenix. Highlights of this exceptional…

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  • Jim Gaffigan & The White Bread Tour

    Thru January 31, 2015

    Jim Gaffigan and The White Bread Tour is returning to Talking Stick Resort.  Gaffigan has proven himself a major talent beloved to a wide range of audiences, achieving accolades and awards for…

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  • The Big Game Festival of the Arts

    Thru February 01, 2015

    Artisan Markets welcomes all football fans! We invite you to join our growing family at the annual Festival of the Arts – a four-day festival showcasing an array of local artisans who work in a…

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  • 25th Annual World Championship Hoop Dance Contest

    February 07 — February 08, 2015

    This event showcases a unique sport. Prepare for stunning performances of the men and women who are vying to call themselves World Champion Hoop Dancer. The event combines artistry, sheer athleticism and…

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  • Street Eats Food Truck Festival

    February 07 — February 08, 2015

    Calling all foodies! The Street Eats Food Truck Festival showcases at Salt River Fields again this year! Come and experience rows of delicious food trucks, celebrity chefs, live music and more!Once inside the…

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  • Scottsdale’s ArtWalk

    Ongoing

    “America’s Original ArtWalk”The 40-year tradition of Scottsdale ArtWalk takes place every Thursday evening from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. in galleries along Main Street and Marshall Way in downtown Scottsdale. Once a…

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  • Food Truck Caravan

    Ongoing

    Join us every Saturday night for street food, live music and community fun!Find up to 15 of the valley’s finest gourmet food trucks serving delicious foods from around the world in one…

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