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Phoenix Event Calendar - November

What Is There To Do in Greater Phoenix in November? Plenty!


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Hardly a day goes by without something to do in Phoenix during the month of November. Organizations in Phoenix, Peoria, Scottsdale, Tempe, Mesa, Chandler, Gilbert, Glendale and other communities present many opportunities for fun and entertainment during the month.

These are events that you can count on 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. The items listed here 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 November performances.

Christmas Holiday tree lightings, festivals and events typically begin in mid-November and continue through the end of December and even into January. You can find extensive listings of those activities and events in the Greater Phoenix Christmas Holiday Guide.

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November Event Calendar

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

AAA Travel Show
Plan your next vacation, within Arizona or to destinations far and wide. Talk to vendors about planning your next tour, cruise or visit to an Arizona local treasure. Phoenix Convention Center.
In 2013: November 16, 17

Adobe Mountain Wildlife Center Open House
Learn about wildlife rehabilitation and the native animals that benefit from the center’s care. See a bald eagle, bobcat, ringtail, hawks, snakes. Live wildlife education programs, self-guided tours, boating law and safety information. Free. North Phoenix.
In 2013: November 23, 24

Ahwatukee Car and Motorcycle Show
Vehicles of all different makes, models and years. A judged event with trophies being awarded in various classes. Live entertainment. Food and spirits available. Raises money, food and toys for various organizations. Fee to show your car or have a booth. Admission to attend is non-perishable food items and new unwrapped toys. Ahwatukee Community Swim & Tennis Center.
In 2013: November 9

American Heritage Festival
A fun and educational family-friendly trip through American history with reenactments, demonstrations, historical characters. Queen Creek.
In 2013: November 23, 24

Arizona Aircraft Expo and Ownership Conference
See the latest and newest technologically advanced models of general aviation aircraft. Designed for people who are interested in acquisition and ownership of an aircraft, as well as related topics like insurance, financing, and tax implications. Scottsdale.
In 2013: November 8, 9

Arizona Antique Market
Primitives, ephemera, eclectic, glassware, pottery, collectibles, toys, advertising, military items, coins, early American linens, fine selections of vintage costume jewelry and fine estate jewelry. Chandler.
In 2013: November 22, 23, 24

Arizona Asian Festival
A free festival featuring ethnic cuisine, arts and crafts, and entertainment such as martial arts demonstrations, cultural dances and music from nearly a dozen Asian countries. Mesa Arts Center.
In 2013: November 9, 10

Arizona Cardinals Football
The Arizona Cardinals play professional football at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.
In 2013: Various dates in November

Arizona Classic Jazz Festival
Jazz, and lots of it! San Marcos Golf Resort in Downtown Chandler.
In 2013: November 7 - 10

Arizona Deaf Festival
Deaf-related exhibits, performances by Deaf groups and individuals, educational seminars on hearing loss, a Kids Corner. Arizona Deaf Festival is an opportunity for the Deaf to celebrate and for the hearing to learn about the Deaf world. Free admission. Phoenix.
In 2013: November 2

Arizona Fall League Baseball
After the regular baseball season is over, there are six more weeks of baseball in October and November when each of the 30 Major League Baseball teams select 6 prospects to play in the AFL. At stadiums around the Valley.
In 2013: Various dates in October and November

Arizona International Auto Show
Hundreds of the newest cars, trucks, minivans and sport utility vehicles. Entertainment and celebrity appearances. Phoenix Convention Center.
In 2013: November 28 - December 1

Arizona State Fair
Rides, food, competitions, concerts, exhibits -- two weeks of fun. Held at the Fairgrounds in Central Phoenix. Video.
In 2013: October 11 - November 3 (except Mondays and Tuesdays)

Arizona Wine Growers Festival at the Farm
The state's top wine makers showcase their finest wines at an interactive event where guests learn about Arizona wine production, walk through exhibits of the state's grape growing regions, and taste dozens of wines.
In 2013: November 15, 16

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 2013: November 20

ArtBridge Thursdays
Artists, crafters and jewelers exhibit and sell items in a family-friendly, festive environment. SouthBridge, Downtown Scottsdale. Free admission.
In 2013: Every Thursday in November

ArtFest of Scottsdale
Fine art, live music, international foods, and an interactive family area featuring hands-on art activities and creative challenges for children. Over 200 select contemporary artists and crafts people from across the nation will show and sell one-of-a-kind artwork. Scottsdale Civic Center Plaza. Free admission.
In 2013: November 23, 24

Artists of the Superstitions Annual Studio Tour
Meet with local artists and view their artistic talents in studio settings, all located in either Apache Junction or Gold Canyon. This is a free, self-guided tour. You may purchase art directly from the artist.
In 2013: November 2, 3

Big Heap Vintage and Handmade Festival
Indie, vintage, modern, industrial and salvaged goods. “Bring a truck. You’re gonna need it.” Music, dancers, gourmet food trucks. Cave Creek.
In 2013: November 15, 16, 17

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 a presentation on Arizona nature. Nina Mason Pulliam Rio Salado Audubon Center in Phoenix. RSVP requested 602-468-6470.
In 2013: November 21

Bluegrass Festival
Wickenburg. Three days of bluegrass bands on stage, along with competitive contests for awards and cash. Arts/crafts & food booths, kids zone, special Saturday night concert.
In 2013: November 8 - 10

Breast Cancer Awareness Events
Walks, runs and other events and activities to raise money to fight breast cancer.
In 2013: Various dates in November

Cala PHX! Festival
A street festival with Latin American-themed performances, music, and activities, artist's mercado. Downtown Phoenix.
In 2013: November 1, 2

Carefree Fine Arts and Wine Festival
Arts, crafts, entertainment, wine. Over 160 artists will have displays. This is one of Arizona's largest wine tasting events, featuring wines from Arizona, California, Australia, Germany, Austria, France and Italy. Sponsored by Thunderbird Artists.
In 2013: November 1 - 3

Certified Local Fall Festival
A family-friendly street festival featuring members of Local First Arizona. Local restaurants and vendors on hand with entertainment provided by Arizona musicians, bands and performers. Beer & Wine Garden, raffle and silent auction raise funds for Local First, activities for young kids. Free admission, tickets sold for food samples. Downtown Phoenix.
In 2013: November 9

Chandler Center for the Arts Free Concert Series
Family-friendly, free to the pubic concerts. Seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Foyer doors will open one hour prior to show-time. Chandler Center for the Arts.
In 2013: November 10

Chandler Chuck Wagon Cook-Off
Authentic, old fashioned chuck wagon teams compete. The family friendly event will also feature live musical entertainment, Western history and cooking demonstrations. Admission, parking and many activities are free. Charge for the hay and horse rides and food and beverages. Tumbleweed Park.
In 2013: November 8 - 10

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