Friday, December 19th, 2008

Luxury, Entertainment, Culture – a Spring Event Line-Up That Has It All

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Scottsdale’s spring event season boasts everything from golf tournaments to music festivals. With so much on the calendar, there’s bound to be entertainment for every type of traveler.

Known as “The Greatest Show on Grass”, Scottsdale’s FBR Open is perfect for golf lovers and party-goers alike. The tournament is four days of serious golf and festivities at TPC Scottsdale Jan. 26 – Feb. 1, 2009 and draws the largest crowds of any professional golf event with more than 538,000 fans in attendance last year alone. Don’t forget to check out the infamous Birds Nest for nonstop action and entertainment. For more information, visit http://wmphoenixopen.com/.

Barrett-jacksonBarrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction at WestWorld Scottsdale may be heaven-on-earth for auto enthusiasts, but with more than 350 world-class vendors and exhibitors, it’s also a must-see for luxury travelers. The auction, taking place Jan. 11-18, 2009, will be packed with more than 1,000 of the world’s finest collector and special-interest vehicles. For more information, visit www.barrett-jackson.com.

Visitors looking to experience Scottsdale’s art and cultural offerings should check out Arizona MusicFest Feb. 4 – March 1, 2009 where they can take in some of the nation’s best classical, Broadway and jazz artists in venues throughout Scottsdale and Carefree. Or, they can take a step back in time at the National Festival of the West, the largest celebration of America’s Western culture and heritage taking place March 19-22, 2008 at WestWorld Scottsdale.

For more information on AZ MusicFest, visit www.azmusicfest.org. For more information on the Festival of the West, visit www.festivalofthewest.com.