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In addition to golfing, dining, shopping, recreational and arts activities that are available year-round, Scottsdale and the surrounding area has a large selection of festivals and events available to choose from. Below is a partial list of those activities that we or our renters have enjoyed over the years:

September:

AZ Cardinals Football
AZ Diamondbacks Baseball
Ballet Under the Stars - Free outdoor ballet!
Shrine Circus at WestWorld
Fall Starlight Concert Series in Chandler
Wild Western Festival at Pioneer Village

October:

Fryís PGA Open
Fall Starlight Concert Series in Chandler
AZ Cardinals Football
AZ Fall League Baseball
AZ Irish Festival (festival.azirish.org/public_html)
AZ State Fair
Festival in the Desert at the Scottsdale Center for the Arts
Menís Luxury Toy Expo at WestWorld
Phoenix Coyote Hockey
Phoenix Suns Basketball
Scottsdale International Film Festival at the Harkins Camelview Theater
Way Out West Oktoberfest at Tempe Town Lake
Zoofari, FarmFest and Boo at the Phoenix Zoo
Taste of Greece Food & Dance Festival in Peoria
Fine Art & Wine Festival in Carefree

November:

Scottsdale Fashion Week
Chihuly: The Nature of Glass Art Exhibition at Desert Botanical Garden
AZ Fall League Baseball
AZ State Fair
Phoenix Antique Market at AZ State Fairgrounds in Phoenix
AZ Cardinals Football
Las Noches de las Luminarias at the Desert Botanical Garden
Bull Riding at Rawhide
Glendale Glitters Holiday Lights
NASCAR at PIR
Phoenix Coyote Hockey
Phoenix Suns Basketball
Santa's World Theme Park in Chandler
Zoo Lights at the Phoenix Zoo
Fine Art & Wine Festival in Carefree

December:

Festival of the Horses
Music at the Desert Botanical Gardens
Fiesta Bowl New Yearís Eve Block Party in Tempe
McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park Holiday Lights
Festival of the Arts in Tempe
Chihuly: The Nature of Glass Art Exhibition at Desert Botanical Garden
Phoenix Antique Market at AZ State Fairgrounds in Phoenix
AZ Cardinals Football
Las Noches de las Luminarias at the Desert Botanical Garden
Bull Riding at Rawhide
Glendale Glitters Holiday Lights
NASCAR at PIR
Phoenix Coyote Hockey
Phoenix Suns Basketball
Santa's World Theme Park in Chandler
Zoo Lights at the Phoenix Zoo
Fine Art & Wine Festival in Carefree

 

January:

FBR PGA Open in Scottsdale
Arizona Fine Art Expo
Celebration of Fine Art
Barrett-Jackson Classic Car Auction
Fiesta Bowl in Glendale
The Great Canadian Picnic
Chihuly: The Nature of Glass Art Exhibition at Desert Botanical Garden
Bull Riding at Rawhide
Glendale Glitters Holiday Lights
Phoenix Coyote Hockey
Phoenix Suns Basketball
Zoo Lights at the Phoenix Zoo
McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park Holiday Lights
Santa's World Theme Park in Chandler
Fine Art & Wine Festival in Carefree
Flagg Gem and Mineral Show at Mesa Community College

February:

Arabian Horse Show
Arizona Renaissance Festival
Fountain Hills Great Fair
Musicfest
Parada del Sol Rodeo
Scottsdale 5th Avenue Art & Wine Festival Feb. 13th-15th
Arizona Fine Art Expo
Celebration of Fine Art
Chihuly: The Nature of Glass Art Exhibition at Desert Botanical Garden
Bull Riding at Rawhide
Phoenix Coyote Hockey
Phoenix Suns Basketball

March:

Baseball Spring Training (Oakland Athletics & San Francisco Giants train in Scottsdale)
Scottsdale Arts Festival
Ostrich Festival
Tempe Music Festival
Festival of the Arts in Tempe
Spring Starlight Concert Series in Chandler
Fountain Hills Fine Art & Wine Affaire, March 20th-22nd
Arizona Renaissance Festival
Fountain Hills Great Fair
Musicfest
Parada del Sol Rodeo
Arizona Fine Art Expo
Celebration of Fine Art
Chihuly: The Nature of Glass Art Exhibition at Desert Botanical Garden
Bull Riding at Rawhide
Phoenix Coyote Hockey
Phoenix Suns Basketball
Fine Art & Wine Festival in Carefree

April:

Scottsdale Culinary Festival
The Great Arizona Picnic
McDowell Mountain Music Festival
Chandler Jazz Festival
Country Thunder
Bull Riding at Rawhide
Glendale Jazz & Blues Festival
Chihuly: The Nature of Glass Art Exhibition at Desert Botanical Garden
Spring Starlight Concert Series in Chandler
NASCAR at PIR