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Phoenix events: 18 events you do not want to miss this week in Phoenix (April 2-8, 2018)

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Posted at 10:01 AM, Apr 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-04 12:29:26-04

Looking for something to do this week?

Here are the top events, festivals, concerts and shows happening around Phoenix, April 3-8, 2018.

Phoenix Suns vs. Sacramento Kings (April 3)
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E Jefferson St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $7+

Arizona Wine & Dine (April 5)
Where: Scottsdale Quarter, 15279 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
Time: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Admission: $89+

Country Thunder 2018: Cole Swindell, Jason Aldean, Toby Keith, Luke Bryan (April 5-8)
Where: 20585 E Price Station Road, Florence AZ 85132
Time: Gates open at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday; 1 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 1:30 p.m. on Sunday. View schedule.
Admission: $75+. Weekend passes available.

Phoenix Film Festival (April 5-15)
Where: Harkins Scottsdale 101, 7000 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix AZ 85504
Time: Varies by movie time. View schedule
Admission: $15 per screening. Festival passes available, too.

Chandler Jazz Festival (April 6-7)
Where: Dr. A.J. Chandler Park, 178 E Commonwealth Ave, Chandler, AZ 85225
Time: Friday, 5 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Admission: Free

Phoenix Suns vs. New Orleans Pelicans (April 6)
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E Jefferson St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $13+

First Fridays (April 6)
Where: Roosevelt Row in Downtown Phoenix
Time: 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Admission:

Uncorked AZ Wine Festival (April 7)
Where: Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, 7555 N Pima Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Time: 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. (VIP in at 3 p.m.)
Admission: $55-$65

Phoenix Rising FC vs. Real Monarchs SLC (April 7)
Where: Phoenix Rising Soccer Complex, 751 N. McClintock Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85281
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $17+

Taylor Mac (April 7)
Where: ASU Gammage
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $20

Phoenix Pride Festival (April 7-8)
Where: Steele Indian School Park, 300 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85012
Time: noon to 9 p.m.
Admission: $15+ (cheaper to buy tickets online before the festival)
** Meet and greets are $75

Phoenix Lights: Diplo, Gucci Mane, Martin Garrix, Travis Scott (April 7-8)
Where: The Park at Wild Horse Pass, Interstate 10 at Wild Horse Pass Blvd.
Time: 12 p.m. - midnight
Admission: $159+

Phoenix Pride Parade (April 8)
Where: Starts at Third Street and Thomas Road
Time: 10 a.m.
Admission: Free

Phoenix Suns vs. Golden State Warriors (April 8)
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E Jefferson St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Time: 6 p.m.
Admission: $31+

Cavalia: Odysseo (through April 15)
Where: Under the white tent near Loop 202 and McClintock Drive.
Time: Performances vary by night. View schedule.
Admission: $39.50 to $169.50 (plus fees)

Dinosaurs in the Desert (through April 30)
Where: Phoenix Zoo, 455 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008
Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $17-$29 (includes zoo and Dinosaurs in the Desert admission)

Desert Botanical Garden Spring Butterfly exhibit (through May 13)
Where: Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: Included with garden admission, $13 -$25

Pompeii: The Exhibition (through May 28)
Where: Arizona Science Center, 600 E. Washington Street, Phoenix AZ 85004
Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $10-$12 per person, plus regular museum admission ($13-$18).