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38 things to do this weekend in the Valley | March 18-20, 2022

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Posted at 6:56 AM, Mar 17, 2022

PHOENIX — Looking for something to do this weekend? Here is a list of fun activities, festivals and events taking place around the Valley!

Let the Good Times Roll: Pop-Up Outdoor Roller Rink (March 10 - March 21)
Where: Water Tower Plaza, 45 West Page Avenue Gilbert, AZ 85233
Time: Monday - Thursday, 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 pm and Friday - Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Cost: Skate, $5 per person/per hour including skate rental
FREE SKATE: Monday - Thursday, 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Dress the theme and win swag:

  • March 18 (Friday- 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.) – Disco Night
  • March 19 (Saturday- 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.) – Glow Night

TOOTSIE (March 15 - 20)
Where: ASU Gammage, 1200 S Forest Ave. Tempe, AZ 85281
Cost: Starts at $6

Taj Mahal With Jontavious Willis (March 17, 18, 19 & 20)
Where: The Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E Mayo Blvd. Phoenix, AZ 85050
Time: 17th & 18th at 7:00 p.m., 19th at 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., 20th at 7:00 p.m.
Cost: $74.50–$95.50, Members who give $500+ annually receive 10% off concert tickets

Phoenix Suns vs. Chicago Bulls (March 18)
Where: Footprint Center
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Cost: $170+

Live Music at the Montauk (March 18)
Where: The Montauk, 4360 N Scottsdale Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Cost: Must order while listening

Uptown Farmers Market (March 19)
Where: North Phoenix Baptist Church, 5757 North Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85012
Time: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Cost: FREE

Arizona Rattlers vs. Duke City Gladiators (March 19)
Where: Footprint Center
Time: 6:05 p.m.
Cost: $11+

Family Fun: A Hallmark of Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s (March 19-20)
Where: Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s locations
Time: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Cost: FREE activities to teach kids how to fish

Arizona Coyotes vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (March 19)
Where: Gila River Arena
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Cost: $40+

PHX Beer Co. hosts the Arizona Wrestling Federation (March 19)
Where: PHX Beer Co., 3002 E Washington St. Phoenix, AZ 85034
Time: Starts at 6:30 p.m.
Cost: Starts at $20

Spring Break Party (March 19)
Where: Harley-Davidson of Scottsdale, 15656 N Hayden Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Live DJ, Food Trucks, Yard Games, and FREE H-D Swag!

Mesquite Fresh Street Mex Grand Opening (March 19)
Where: 4875 S Val Vista Dr. Gilbert, AZ 85298
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Cost: Special giveaway! Will award multiple winners FREE burritos for a year!

Free Live Music — Jazz Night (March 19)
Where: GenuWine Bar
Time: 7:30 p.m. - 10:30 PM
Cost: FREE

Live Music at the Montauk (March 19)
Where: The Montauk, 4360 N Scottsdale Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Cost: Must order while listening

3rd Annual Turkish Festival (March 19)
Where: Sema Foundation HQ Office, 325 North Austin Drive #4 Chandler, AZ 85226
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE

Paint Your Pet! (March 19)
Where: Pip Coffee + Clay, 2617 N 24th St. Phoenix, AZ 85008
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $50

Phoenix Royal Princess Ball (March 19)
Where: Four Points by Sheraton Phoenix South Mountain, 10831 South 51st Street Phoenix, AZ 85044
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Cost: $25 - $40

Dunks & Dabs: Buy, Trade, Sell Shoes + Games & Raffles! (March 19)
Where: The Grand Social, 1346 West Roosevelt St. Phoenix, AZ 85007
Time: Starts at 4:20 p.m.
Cost: $0 - $250

Advanced Wilderness First Aid Training (March 19-20)
Where: THE HEARD SCOUT PUEBLO, 1901 E Dobbins Rd Phoenix, AZ 85042
Time: Sat, Mar 19 9:00 a.m. – Sun, Mar 20 5:00 p.m. (Two 8-hour sessions)
Cost: $25

Dua Lipa feat. Meg Thee Stallion (March 20)
Where: Footprint Center
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $174+

Dinosaurs Rule Again - Family Festival (March 20)
Where: Paseo Verde Park, 7561 W Greenway Rd Peoria, AZ 85381
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $0 - $10

Melrose Vintage Market (March 20)
Where: 700 West Campbell Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85013
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE

Live Music at the Montauk (March 20)
Where: The Montauk, 4360 N Scottsdale Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Cost: Must order while listening

2022 Encanto-Palmcroft Historic Home Tour and Street Fair (March 20)
Where: Historic Encanto-Palmcroft Neighborhood, West Thomas Road Phoenix, AZ 85015
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $18

ONGOING EVENTS

Twilight at OdySea: $25 Tickets after 4:30PM (every single day)
Where: OdySea Aquarium
Time: 4:30 - close
Cost: $25

Movement in the Courtyard (Every Saturday)
Where: The Churchill, 901 North 1st St. Phoenix, AZ 85004
Time: Starts at 9:00 a.m.
Cost: Donation-based entry fee
All levels work out with certified instructors!

Low Rider Cruise (Every Saturday)
Where: La Perla Sports Cantina, 5723 West Glendale Avenue Glendale, AZ 85301
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE

Live Music on our Dog-Friendly Patio (Every Saturday)
Where: Frasher's Smokehouse, 3222 E Indian School Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85018
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

CPR Certification (Every Saturday)
Where: CPR Certification Phoenix, 221 East Indianola Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85012
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Cost: $59.95 - $79.95

FREE Online Painting Classes For Teens & Adults (Every Saturday)
Time: 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Cost: FREE

All You Can Eat Crepes! - New Interactive Brunch Experience (Every Sunday)
Where: Foch Café & Bistro, 21 E 6th St #146 Tempe, Arizona 85281
Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Cost: $22

Arizona Renaissance Festival (through April 3, 2022)
Where: Arizona Renaissance Festival Grounds, Queen Valley, AZ 85118
Time: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. every day including weekends
Cost: $29.00 for adults, $19.00 for children 5-12, 4 and under always FREE

Immersive Van Gogh Exhibition (extended through April 30, 2022)
Where: Lighthouse Artspace, 4301 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Time: Various times throughout the day; reservations required
Cost: $40+

The FRIENDS™ Experience (The One in Phoenix) (through May 8, 2022)
Where: 10845 N. Tatum Blvd. Phoenix, AZ 85028
Cost: $30.50+

Chihuly in the Desert - Desert Botanical Garden (through June 19, 2022)
Where: Desert Botanical Garden
Time: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Cost: Included with regular garden admission

Chihuly in the Desert - Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West (through June 19, 2022)
Where: Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West
Time: Various tour times throughout the week
Cost: Guided tour, $25-$49 | self-guided tour, $18-$35

Survival of the Slowest (through August 7, 2022)
Where: Arizona Science Center, 600 E Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Time: Daily 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; tickets are available to purchase on-site and online
Cost: Member Admission$6.95* | General Admission, $8.95* | Kids under 3 are always FREE.

Treasures - Legendary Musical Instruments (through September 2022)
Where: 4725 E. Mayo Blvd. Phoenix, AZ 85050
Time: Daily, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Cost: $14-$17

COMING UP:

Liars Who Lie: FULL BAND (March 25)
Where: Aunt Chilada's, 7330 N Dreamy Draw Dr. Phoenix, AZ 85020
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE

Bunny Photo Experience (March 25 - April 16)
Where: Arizona Mills near the Food Court, 5000 S Arizona Mills Cir. Tempe, AZ 85282
Cost: Reservations suggested, click the link for times and package pricing

KNIX BBQ & Beer Festival (March 26)
Where: Tumbleweed Park in Chandler
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Cost: $20.00 General Admission Ticket, $225.00 VIP Ticket
Live music from Lee Brice, Parker McCollum and Kameron Marlowe.

Neighbor Pop-Up Shop at Local Nomad (March 26)
Where: Loca Nomad, 100 E Camelback Rd #168, Phoenix, AZ 85012
Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Cost: FREE + Giveaways!

Muhammad Ali’s Grandson's MMA Debut at RUF 46 (March 26)
Where: Celebrity Theatre, 440 N 32nd St. Phoenix, AZ 85008
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Cost: Starts at $35

Cartel Coronado Grand Opening (March 26)
Where: 2205 N. 7th St. Phoenix, AZ 85006
Time: Starts at 7 a.m.
Cost: Special giveaway! Free coffee for a full year to one lucky guest, plus free Cartel Coronado koozies to the first 200 people in line!

River of Time Museum and Exploration Center Reopens (March 26)
Where: 12901 N. La Montana Blvd. Fountain Hills, Ariz. 85268
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Cost: Adults $12.00, Seniors (65+) $10.00, Children (age 6-18) $7.00, Veterans & Health Care Workers $7.00, FH Students, Members & Children Under 5 FREE

Four Course GREASE-Themed Dinner (March 26)
Where: FOUND:RE Phoenix Hotel, 1100 North Central Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85004
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Cost: $59

Arizona Bridal & Wedding Expo (March 26)
Where: Arizona State Fairgrounds, 1826 W. McDowell Road Phoenix, AZ 85007
Time: Sat, Mar 26 12:00 p.m. – Sun, Mar 27 5:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE

Fight for Air Climb (April 1)
Where: Sun Devil Stadium
Time: Starts at 6 p.m.
Cost: Registration is $35, in addition to a $100 fundraising minimum.

Neighbor Pop-Up Shop at Local Nomad (April 6)
Where: Loca Nomad, 100 E Camelback Rd #168, Phoenix, AZ 85012
Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Cost: FREE + Giveaways!

FRIED, French Fry And Music Festival (April 9)
Where: Margaret T. Hance Park, 1202 N. 3rd St. Phoenix, AZ 85004
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Cost: $12

Bunny Balloon Blast (April 15-16)
Where: Salt River Fields
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Cost: Adult $15+, Kids (Ages 3+) $10+ and Kids (0-2) are FREE

Arizona Rattlers vs. San Diego Strike Force (April 15)
Where: Footprint Center
Time: 7:05 p.m.
Cost: $11+

Neighbor Pop-Up Shop at Local Nomad (April 23)
Where: Loca Nomad, 100 E Camelback Rd #168, Phoenix, AZ 85012
Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Cost: FREE + Giveaways!

Muddy Princess: Outdoor 5k (3.1 mile) obstacle mud run for women (April 24)
Where: Rawhide Western Town & Event Center, 5700 W North Loop Rd Chandler, AZ 85226
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Cost: $49 - $99

Uncorked: AZ Wine Festival (May 7)
Where: Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, 7555 North Pima Road Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Cost: $60 – $75

ST. PATRICK'S DAY EVENTS:

Miracle Mile Deli Food Specials (March 14-19)
Where: 4433 N 16th St. Phoenix, AZ 85016
Cost: Corned beef, cabbage, Irish potatoes, bread and butter for $16.50.
Also serving Guinness beer, mint chocolate chip milkshakes, shamrock shortbread cookies and green and white cookies.

St. Patrick’s Day Food Deals (March 15-18)
Where: STK Steakhouse, 7134 E Stetson Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Time & Cost:

  • $5 Lil’ Corned Beef Sliders with Tater Tots and $9 Leprechaun Stiletto during happy hour.
  • Lil’ Corned Beef Sliders are also available for lunch, dinner, takeout and delivery for $24.

Tempe St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl & Block Party! (March 17-18)
Where: Varsity Tavern, 501 S Mill Ave Tempe, AZ 85281
Time: Thu, Mar 17 3:00 p.m. – Fri, Mar 18 2:00 a.m.
Cost: $14 - $24

McFadden's Last St. Patrick's Day EVER (March 17-18)
Where: McFadden's Restaurant and Saloon, 9425 West Coyote Boulevard Glendale, AZ 85305
Time: Thu, Mar 17 2:00 p.m. – Fri, Mar 18 2:00 a.m.
Cost: $10

The 5th Annual Lucky's St. Patrick's Day Crawl (March 19)
Where: Boondocks Patio & Grill, 4341 North 75th Street Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 11:59 p.m.
Cost: $15 – $20

OUR 2nd ANNIVERSARY & ST.PATRICK'S DAY CELEBRATION (March 19)
Where: Wick's Bar & Grill, 1695 S Santan Village Pkwy Gilbert, AZ 85295
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE