Second Sundays in the Park
Live music and entertainment. Family event. Free. Surprise Community Park.
In 2013: March 10
Sips and Sounds
A monthly evening concert series featuring live music, drinks and food. Free admission, purchase food and beverages. Shops at Gainey Village, Scottsdale.
In 2014: March 6
Spring Festival at Anthem at Merrill Ranch
Rides, petting zoo, pony rides, dog agility demonstrations, live music, inflatables, food vendors. Florence.
In 2013: March 16
Spring Plant Sale
The Desert Botanical Garden Plant Sale offers a large variety of arid-adapted plants, pottery and other garden accessories. Garden professionals are on hand to answer questions and assist. No admission charge to enter the Spring Plant Sale.
In 2013: March 15 - 17
Spring Butterfly Exhibit
Visitors to the Marshall Butterfly Pavilion can expect to see hundreds of butterflies housed in a spacious 36-by-80-foot flight enclosed garden that recreates a habitat that is most appealing to butterflies. Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix.
In 2013: March 2 - May 12
Spring Shootout Cat Show
The International Cat Association (TICA) and the Desperado Cat Fanciers present this Championship competition where exhibitors from all over the world compete for International wins each show season. Arizona State Fair Grounds, Phoenix.
In 2013: March 2, 3
Spring Training Baseball
Each March the 14 Major League Baseball teams that make up the Cactus League come to Arizona for exhibition baseball.
In 2013: Various dates in March
St. Patrick's Day
Parade, food, music, dance, and fun on St. Patrick's Day.
In 2013: Various dates in March
SunDay FunDay on 5th
Crafters, jewelers, and artists displaying their work in an outdoor setting with live demonstrations and entertainment in Downtown Scottsdale. Noon to 4 p.m. Family friendly. Free admission.
In 2013: Every Sunday in March
Sundays in Paradise
Live music outdoors at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain in Paradise Valley. Bring a blanket. Cover charge. Gourmet a la carte treats are available for purchase. Guests may opt to purchase a Gourmet Picnic Package which includes a blanket to borrow, a bottle of wine, and a selection of appetizers. Call 480-607-2300 to reserve a space for up to four people. No outside food or drink, no pets.
In 2013: March 10, 17, 24
Audience members are the critics at a sneak-preview film. This film series screens award-winning indie and foreign films before their theatrical release. The films are selected from leading festivals by critic Harlan Jacobson. Screenings include moderated conversations hosted by guest speakers. Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts.
In 2014: March 11
Tempe Guitar Show and Concert
Live music, vendors displaying guitars, guitar amps, and other musical related products.
In 2013: March 23
Thursdays on Mill
Local musicians performing on the streets for Music on Mill. Market on Mill involves an eclectic mix of area businesses, growers, artisans, restaurants and chefs and local musicians. MADCAP Theaters hosts musical entertainment and films. Mill Avenue District, Tempe from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
In 2013: Every Thursday evening (excluding holidays)
Tres Rios Nature Festival
A two-day family event celebrates the river, wildlife, history and heritage of our Southwest Valley. Estrella Mountain Regional Park, Goodyear.
In 2013: March 9, 10
Target 3 for Free Performance Series
Target and Mesa Arts Center sponsor free concerts on the first Sunday of the month at 1 p.m. Courtyard. Bring a snack and enjoy live music in a great setting.
In 2013: March 3
Wedge Skate Park Competition
Competition in four age groups. Giveaways and prizes for winners in each age group. Registration required. Charge to compete, free to attend. Eldorado Park skateboard facility, Scottsdale.
In 2013: March 9
Westgate Bike Night
Hundreds of bikes line Coyotes Boulevard. Entertainment, deals and discounts from Westgate merchants. All riders are welcome. You don’t have to have a bike to attend. Thursdays 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free admission. Westgate Entertainment District, Glendale.
In 2013: March 28
Windgate Ranch Festival of Speed
A showcase put on by Scuderia Southwest, the Arizona Lamborghini Club and Toll Brothers which features great sports cars, muscle cars, race cars and classic cars. Free for spectators, donations accepted for 100 Club of Arizona.
In 2013: March 23
Windsor Square Historic District Home and Garden Tour
A self-guided walking tour featuring historic homes and gardens in the tree-lined Windsor Square neighborhood where homes rich with history are 60 to 75 years old. Arts and crafts vendors, live music and food vendors. Tickets online or at event. Central Phoenix.
In 2013: No tour in 2013, scheduled for 2014
Yoga Rocks the Park
Weekly sessions of all-levels yoga in either Margaret T Hance Park or Steele Indian School Park in Phoenix. Live music, vendor area for shopping and snacks and a section for kids called Camp Yoga Rocks.
In 2013: February 10 - March 17
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