Things To Do in Phoenix: 16 events and festivals to do this week around the Valley (April 3 - 9)

Posted at 9:39 PM, Apr 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-07 14:08:17-04
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From food festivals to theater to concerts and comedians, there is a lot that happens in the Valley each week. Scroll down to check out this week's top events
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Country Thunder (April 6-7)
Where: Florence, Arizona
Time: Thursday, 2 p.m. - 2 a.m., Friday - Sunday, 1 p.m. - 2 a.m.
Admission: $50+ (daily passes, weekend passes available).

April 6: Chris Young
April 7: Dierks Bentley
April 8: Thomas Rhett
April 9: Blake Shelton

Phoenix Film Festival (April 6-13)
Where: Harkins Scottsdale 101, 7000 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix AZ 85054
Time: Varies. View schedule of film screenings.
Admission: $13 per screening. Packages available. Those very $40 - $300.

Art Link's First Friday (April 7)
Where: Along Roosevelt Street in downtown Phoenix
Time: 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Admission: Free

Free movie in the park - Hop (April 7)
Where: Glendale's Murphy Park, 58th and Glendale avenues
Time: 6 p.m.
Admission: Free. Bring chairs, blankets and snacks

Free movie in the park - Pete's Dragon (April 7)
Where: Fountain Park in Fountain Hills, 12925 N. Saguaro Blvd., Fountain Hills AZ 85268
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: Free. Bring chairs, blankets and snacks

Bring Me The Horizon (April 7)
Where: Comerica Theatre
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $38.50

Phoenix Suns vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (April 7)
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: varies by seat, section

The Cocktail Society (April 7)
Where: Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7830 E. Second Street, Scottsdale AZ 85251
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $85 - $100

**Special note: Harlem Globetrotters have three performances this week at two different venues. See below.

Harlem Globetrotters (April 7)
Where: Gila River Arena
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $18

Harlem Globetrotters (April 8)
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena
Time: 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.
Admission: $18+

Flavors of the West (April 8)
Where: Downtown Litchfield Park
Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. (VIP starts at 11 a.m.)
Admission: $45 - $100

The Good Life Festival - Kenny Loggins & Michael McDonald (April 8)
Where: Encanterra Country Club, 
Time: 36460 N. Encanterra Drive, San Tan Valley, AZ 85140
Admission: $40 - $70

Gilbert Global Village Festival(April 8)
Where: 50 E. Civic Center Drive, Gilbert AZ
Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Admission: Free (food available for purchase. No ATM on-site).

Free movie: Moana (April 8)
Where: Scottsdale Promenade (Frank Lloyd Wright and N. Scottsdale Road) Parking lot near Nordstrom Rack.
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: Free. Bring chairs, blankets and snacks.

Scottsdale Culinary Festival (April 8-9)
Where: Scottsdale Civic Center Mall, 7380 E. Second Street, Scottsdale AZ 85251
Time: Saturday, 12 p.m. - 9 p.m., Sunday, 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $12 (online), $15 at the door. VIP - $150 on Saturday, $125 on Sunday
Special note: LeAnn Rimes performs April 8.

Phoenix Lights Festival: 21 Savage, Alesso, Asadi, Cashmere Cat, Codeko (April 8-9)
Where: Margaret T. Hance Park Venue change: Rawhide Western Town. Details.
Time: 12 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Admission: $159 - $399