Featured Events


  • Covert Operations: Investigating the Known Unknowns

    Thru January 11, 2015

    “[T]here are known knowns; there are things we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say we know there are some things we do not know….

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  • The Polar Express

    Thru January 03, 2015

    Experience the magic of The Polar Express™, the classic children’s book by Chris Van Allsburg. The Grand Canyon Railway’s Polar Express comes to life when the train departs the Depot in Williams,…

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  • ZooLights

    November 24 — January 11, 2015

    The magical, colorful sights and sounds of The Phoenix Zoo’s holiday light spectacular will make your season sparkle! More than 3.8 million lights glow in a total of 700 sparkling displays.  Back…

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  • Heard Ornament Marketplace

    November 28 — November 30, 2014

    Decorate your home for the holidays with wonderful Native-themed ornaments hand-crafted by American Indian artists from the Heard Museum Shops during this annual event! Choose from hundreds of ornaments in a variety…

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  • Las Noches De las Luminarias

    November 28 — December 30, 2014

    The Valley’s best holiday event comes to life at the Garden with more than 8,000 hand-lit luminaria bags, thousands of white twinkle lights and the vibrant sounds of 10 musical groups performing…

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  • 5th Ave Arts Festival

    December 05 — December 07, 2014

    Scottsdale’s famed 5th Ave and Artisan Markets have teamed up to bring you 5th Ave Art Festival.  With live music, a beer and wine garden hosted by 5th and Wine, some of…

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  • Holiday Lights at Railroad Park

    December 12 — January 03, 2015

    All aboard Arizona’s most unique holiday event!  Take a train ride through the many festive holiday lights and displays, which turn the Railroad Park into a winter wonderland.  Opening night festivities will…

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  • Spirit of the Season

    December 15, 2014

    Jeffrey Hattrick and Nicole Pesce return to the Herberger stage for their annual holiday-season music concert. The concert touches on genres from jazz to classical, which will touch your soul and warm your…

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  • Holidays At The Heard

    December 26 — December 31, 2014

    Holidays at the Heard is a must-see for your family, friends and out-of-town guests, starting Friday, Dec. 26 and continuing through Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014.Visitors can enjoy fry bread as they experience…

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  • After Holiday Celebration

    December 26 — December 28, 2014

    Artisan Markets will be celebrating art, music, friends and family after the holidays with a special event. The “After Holiday Celebration” takes place Dec. 26  from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Dec. 27…

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  • 44th Annual Fiesta Bowl

    December 31, 2014

    The 44th Annual Fiesta Bowl will be played at University of Phoenix Stadium Dec. 31, 2014. New this year is the College Football Playoff system, which will determine a national champion for…

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  • 26th Annual Cactus Bowl

    January 02, 2015

    The 26th Annual Cactus Bowl will kick off on Friday, January 2, 2015 at 8:15 p.m. ESPN will air the game. Beginning this season, the Tempe based bowl game will match 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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  • Native American Dancing

    Ongoing

    Native American Dancers share the culture and dances of their tribes.  The performance includes hoop dancing, known as the “dance of life.” 

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