Signature Events

  • 63rd Annual Parada del Sol Parade

    February 13, 2016

    The 63rd Annual Parada del Sol Parada will be held February 13, 2016 at 10 a.m. Since its start in 1953, this parade has grown to be one of the “World’s Largest…

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  • 61st Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show

    February 11 — February 21, 2016

    Since 1955 the Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show has set the pace in the Arabian horse world. The first show was held at the grounds of the Arizona Biltmore Hotel, which was…

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  • 63rd Annual Parada del Sol Rodeo

    February 25 — February 28, 2016

    The Parada del Sol is a Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) sanctioned rodeo. This three day event consists of four action packed performances. As one of the oldest, officially sanctioned rodeos, in…

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  • 46th Annual Scottsdale Arts Festival

    March 11 — March 13, 2016

    Named one of the top arts festivals in the nation by the readers of AmericanStyle Magazine and “Best Arts Festival” by Phoenix New Times, the Scottsdale Arts Festival has been recognized for…

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  • 26th Annual Celebration of Fine Art

    Thru March 27, 2016

    For more than 25 years, Celebration of Fine art has become known for its exceptional art, welcoming experience and interactive atmosphere. This event, referred to as “One of the World’s premier art…

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  • Native Trails

    Thru March 31, 2016

    Native Trails is a free outdoor festival celebrating the Native American cultures of the Southwest through song and dance. Each event brings together traditional instruments, colorful dances and authentic attire to share…

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  • Spring Training 2016

    March 01 — April 02, 2016

    Spring Training baseball under the warm Arizona sun has been a tradition for devoted fans since 1947. Scottsdale is home to the San Francisco Giants, Colorado Rockies, and Arizona Diamondbacks. The San…

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  • Arizona Bike Week

    April 06 — April 10, 2016

    Arizona Bike Week is a rider’s dream. Spend a few days exploring Scottsdale’s Sonoran Desert and the nearby mountain roads, and then rev it up at the biggest party of all, Cyclefest…

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  • Scottsdale Culinary Festival

    April 16 — April 17, 2016

    This festival draws more than 40,000 visitors looking to enjoy fabulous food, fun and festivities. No matter what kind of culinary experience you crave, there’s something for everyone! The weekend events provides…

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  • Scottsdale ArtWalk


    “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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