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Phoenix Events - March

Phoenix Festivals and Events in March

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Phoenix Events Calendar March

Arizona Renaissance Festival

© Judy Hedding

If you can't find something to do in the Phoenix area, you probably aren't looking very hard. March is one of our busiest months of the year, with baseball, art festivals, garden events -- this is the place to be in the springtime. Phoenix, Peoria, Scottsdale, Tempe, Mesa, Chandler, Gilbert, Glendale and many other communities have recurring events of which they are proud.

These are many of the events that you can count on to take place year in and year out. All dates, prices, and activities mentioned are subject to change without notice. Check the website or call to confirm information, because they don't always let me know when there are changes. Activities in this event calendar are appropriate for families unless otherwise indicated. If the event is free, I'll mention that, too.

Looking for big name concerts, shows or theatre? Check this calendar for March performances.

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Phoenix Events - March

2nd Friday Night Out in Mesa
Live music, entertainment, art walk, prizes. Each month has a theme. Family friendly. Free admission. On Main Street in Downtown Mesa.
In 2014: 2nd Friday of the month

A.S.U. Concerts at the Center
The ASU School of Music presents concerts at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts on select Monday evenings.
In 2015: March 2, 16

Agave on the Rocks
Celebrate Sonoran roots with gourmet cuisine prepared by renowned Valley restaurants and caterers, music and margaritas. 21+ only. Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix.
In 2014: March 28

American Indian Art & Artifacts Appraisal Day
Get an expert opinion on your American Indian artwork as leading art traders offer information about materials, dates, artists and traditions. Appraisals are not for insurance purposes, but solely for educational information. Appraisal fees apply. Heard Museum.
In 2014: March 22

Anthem Days
Arts, crafts and business fair, live musical entertainment, carnival rides and games, food court and beer garden, bounce houses and egg hunt. Anthem Community Park.
In 2014: March 29, 30

Anthem at Merrill Ranch Community Spring Festival
Hot air balloon rides, skateboard exhibition, train ride, petting zoo, pony rides, dog agility demonstrations, entertainment, inflatable attractions, food vendors, business vendors. Florence.
In 2014: March 8

Antique Engine and Tractor Show
Tractor pull, tractor parade, tractor races.
In 2014: March 8, 9

Archaeology Festival
Activities highlighting the archaeology, rock art, and desert ecology of Arizona. Activities include archaeology demonstrations, guest exhibitors, guided hikes on the petroglyph trail, mock archaeology dig for kids, rock art and archaeology themed children’s art exhibit, live Sonoran Desert wildlife, music. Free admission. Deer Valley Rock Art Center, Phoenix.
In 2014: March 22

Arizona Aloha Festival
Music, dance, song, and rhythms of Hawaii and Polynesia. Also enjoy island foods and shop for crafts and products. Tempe Beach Park.
In 2014: March 8, 9

Arizona Antique Market
Indoors. Admission and parking is free. Chandler.
In 2014: March 14 - 16

Arizona Bike Week
Bands, rallies, exhibits, competitions, charity rides, auctions, raffles--everything for the motorcycle enthusiast.
In 2014: March 28 - April 6

Arizona Derby Dames
All-girl roller derby since 2006. Now playing on a banked track. Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Phoenix.
In 2014: March 1, 22

Arizona Dragon Boat Festival
Dragon Boat Races at Tempe Town Lake. Craft booths and entertainment.
In 2014: March 22, 23

Arizona Fine Art Expo
A 10 week event in north Scottsdale. See designers, painters, sketchers and sculptors at work. Demonstrations and workshops, fine wines and cuisine.
In 2014: January 16 - March 30

Arizona Game and Fish Expo
Activities, demonstrations and exhibits in the areas of hunting, fishing, recreational shooting, archery, off-highway vehicle (OHV) and watercraft recreation, conservation and wildlife education, camping and other outdoor elements.
In 2014: March 29, 30

Arizona Jazz Festival
A three-day jazz extravaganza in Phoenix.
In 2014: March 7 - 9

Arizona Railway Day
Celebrate the anniversary of this museum in Chandler, where you can see and enter railcars in various stages of renovation. Static displays and memorabilia. Free admission. Map to Tumbleweed Park.
In 2014: March 1

Arizona Rattlers Fan Fest
A block-party style, family-friendly event to kick off the start to the Rattlers' Arena Football League (AFL) season. Activities for kids, dance performances, football demonstrations, and youth football scrimmages. Free admission. Phoenix.
In 2014: March 1

Arizona Renaissance Festival
Each year you can enjoy music, theater, comedy, food and drink, crafts, games and knights jousting at the Arizona Renaissance Festival. Apache Junction.
In 2014: February 8 - March 30

Arizona SciTech Festival
A state-wide celebration of science, technology, engineering and math with more than 200 expos, workshops, conversations, exhibitions and tours held in diverse neighborhoods throughout the area.
In 2014: Various dates in February and March

Arizona Senior Olympics
Competitions held at venues around the Valley.
In 2014: Various dates in February and March

Arizona Touch of Class Miniature Horse Show
At WestWorld in North Scottsdale. Registered miniature horses in performances and competition. Free admission, free parking.
In 2014: March 22, 23

Art After Work
A laid-back class that requires no art experience. Participants relax during a friendly night of art-making with enough guidance to ensure everyone leaves with a lovely painting. Tempe Center for the Arts. Registration required.
In 2014: March 26

Art Detour
A free, 2-day, self-guided tour of artist studios, art spaces and other art venues in downtown Phoenix.
In 2014: March 8, 9

ArtBridge Thursdays
Artists, crafters and jewelers exhibit and sell items in a family-friendly, festive environment. SouthBridge, Downtown Scottsdale. Free admission.
In 2014: Every Thursday in March

Art Walk - Centennial Circle
Docent led tours of the Fountain Hills public art collection. Tours are in the morning, take approximately one hour and begin in the Community Center Sculpture Garden. There is a charge for the tour. Reservations required.
In 2014: March 8

Astronomy Evenings
A talk (novice level) explaining facts about the solar system and the galaxy around the planet earth followed by observing the moon, several planets, star systems through a celestron telescope. Weather permitting. Registration required. Ages 8+. Pinnacle Peak Park, Scottsdale.
In 2014: March 22

Basant Mela (Kite Flying Festival)
Kite flying, arts and crafts, children's activities. Organized by the Pakistan Information and Cultural Organization.
In 2013: March ?

Beaglefest
Beagle parade, pet services, DJ, vendors, contests, raffle, silent auction. A benefit for Arizona Beagle Rescue. Kiwanis Park, Tempe.
In 2014: March 9

Beer for Brains Epicuriad
Chefs create beer and wine parings with gourmet dishes in friendly competition. Raffle and live music in a cocktail party setting. Proceeds the Beer for Brains Foundation to find a cure for brain cancer. Phoenix.
In 2014: March 22

Birds 'n' Beer
Birds 'n Beer offers local professionals a fun and refreshing way to learn about Arizona birds and other wildlife while networking with fellow nature-lovers. Have a cold brew while enjoying an enlightening and lively presentation on Arizona nature. Nina Mason Pulliam Rio Salado Audubon Center in Phoenix. RSVP requested 602-468-6470.
In 2014: March 20

Blake's Miracle Swim-Kid-Athon
Have fun while supporting a great cause. Cheer on swimmers and floaters. Silent Auction, Business Expo, Rock Climbing Wall, Cake Walk, Bounce House, Face Painting, Raffle. SWIMkids USA, SE corner of Guadalupe & Loop 101.
In 2014: March 1

Blues Blast
Sponsored by the Phoenix Blues Society. Enjoy nationally acclaimed blues artists while sitting on your blanket on the grass. Margaret T. Hance Park, Phoenix.
In 2014: March 8

Bon Vivant - A Celebration of Fine Food & Drink
Hundreds of varieties of wines, beers, and non-alcoholic beverages will be sampled and cuisine from the valley’s hottest restaurants. Live entertainment. Tickets start at $65. 21+ only. Tempe Marketplace.
In 2014: March 30

Bravo Peoria
Children's activities, performing arts, visual arts, flea market, book sale. Free admission. Sunrise Mountain Library, Peoria.
In 2014: March 8

CTCA PowerShares Classic Tennis Championship
Tennis stars in the 30+ age bracket compete. Surprise Recreation Campus Tennis and Racquetball Complex.
In 2014: March 21, 22

Cactus Reining Classic
400 of America's top horses and riders compete. Judged on athletic ability while executing an assigned pattern, these horse and rider combinations are required to demonstrate circles, spins and sliding stops. Free to spectators. WestWorld, Scottsdale.
In 2014: March 5 - 9

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