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Things To Do in Phoenix: 20 non-Final Four events, festivals to see around Phoenix

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Posted at 11:05 AM, Mar 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-31 16:25:11-04

It's a big week in the Valley!

Phoenix and Glendale will host the NCAA Final Four tournament! With that comes Fan Fest at Phoenix Convention Center, the March Madness Music Festival at Margaret T. Hance Park and the chance to watch the Final Four teams practice on Friday.

It is also the final weekend to attend the Arizona Renaissance Festival in Gold Canyon, Arizona. There are more events going on, too. Scroll down to check out this week's lineup.

Eric Church: Holdin' My Own Tour (March 28)
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $22 - $89

Panic! At The Disco: Death of a Bachelor Tour (March 29)
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $34.75+

Arizona Coyotes vs St. Louis Blues (March 29)
Where: Gila River Arena
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $16.50+

Phoenix Suns vs LA Clippers (March 30)
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $29+

Final Four Fan Fest (March 31 - April 3)
Where: Phoenix Convention Center
Time: Friday, noon to 8 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., Sunday, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m., Monday, noon to 6 p.m.
Admission: $5 - $10.
**ASU, GCU, NAU & UA students can get free admission (with student ID) on Sunday, April 3 or $5 admission on Friday, Saturday and Monday.

Free Final Four concerts (March 31 - April 2)
Where: Margaret T. Hance Park, 67 W/ Culver Street, Phoenix AZ 85003

  • March 31 - Keith Urban, Justin Moore, The Head And The Heart, Michael Ray
  • April 1 - The Chainsmokers, GroupLove, Capital Cities, Leon Bridges
  • April 2 - Aerosmith, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Blink 182, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Seats

Final Four Friday: Watch the Final Four teams practice (March 31)
Where: University of Phoenix Stadium
Time: 11 a.m - 5:30 p.m.
Admission: Free. Parking is free, too.

Free movie in the park: Moneyball (March 31)
Where: Biltmore Fashion Park Center Lawn, 2502 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix AZ 85016
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: Free
** Bring chairs and blankets

Free movie in the park: Toy Story (March 31)
Where: Scottsdale Quarter, 15059 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale AZ 85254
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Admission: Free
** Bring chairs and blankets

Music of the Rolling Stones (March 31)
Where: Phoenix Symphony Hall
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $45 - $139

Arizona Coyotes vs Washington Capitals (March 31)
Where: Gila River Arena
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $16.50+

Tempe Festival of the Arts (March 31 - April 2)
Where: Downtown Tempe, Mill Avenue
Time: 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Admission: Free. Bring cash for parking, parking garages

Chandler Jazz Festival (March 31 - April 1)
Where: Dr. A.J. Chandler Park, 178 E. Commonwealth Avenue
Time: 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Admission: Free

Vintage and Vino (March 31 - April 1)
Where: Queen Creek Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Center, 20464 E. Riggs, Queen Creek AZ
Time: Friday, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sunday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Admission: $5 - $32

Lucas Oil Spring Drag Boat Races (March 31 - April 2)
Where: Wild Horse pass Motorsports Park, 20000 S. Maricopa Road, Chandler AZ 85226
Time: View event schedule
Admission: Friday - $10, Saturday - $25, Sunday - $20 - $50
Parking: $10 - $20

FINAL WEEKEND - Arizona Renaissance Festival (April 1-2)
Where: 12601 E. US Highway 60, Gold Canyon AZ 85118
Time: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $14 - $24 ($2 discount available at Fry's Food Stores)

Phoenix Pride Festival & Parade (April 1-2)
Where: Steele Indian School Park
Time: noon to 9 p.m.
Admission: $17 - $80
**The parade is April 2 and begins at 10 a.m.
** Parade route starts at Third Street and Thomas, ends at Third Street and Indian School Road

Arizona Rattlers vs Wichita Falls Nighthawks (April 1)
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena
Time: 6 p.m.
Admission: $10+

Free movie in the park: The Secret Life of Pets (April 1)
Where: Scottsdale Promenade (Frank Lloyd Wright and N. Scottsdale Road)
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: Free
** Bring chairs, blankets and snacks

Opening Day at Chase Field: Arizona Diamondbacks vs San Francisco Giants (April 2)
Where: Chase Field
Time: 1:10 p.m.
Admission: $25+

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Phoenix Suns vs Houston Rockets (April 2)
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena
Time: 6 p.m.
Admission: $28+

North Mountain Brewing Blues, Brews & Arts Festival (April 2)
Where: 522 E. Dunlap Avenue, Phoenix AZ 85020
Time: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $12 - $15

Brain Candy Live! with Adam Savage & Michael Stevens (April 2)
Where: Mesa Arts Center
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $32 - $137

Pride @ Prejudice presented by Southwest Shakespeare Company (through April 8)
Where: Mesa Arts Center
Time: Thursday & Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday & Sunday at 2 p.m.
Admission: $44