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Things to do in Phoenix: 18 events and festivals you do not want to miss this week, March 19-25

Things to do in Phoenix: 18 events and festivals you do not want to miss this week, March 19-25
Posted at 11:00 AM, Mar 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-19 09:01:02-04

Looking for something to do this week?

Here are the top events, festivals, concerts and shows happening around Phoenix, March 19-25, 2018.

Phoenix Suns vs. Detroit Pistons (March 20)
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $10+

Rodgers + Hammerstein's' The King and I (May 20-25)
Where: ASU Gammage
Time: varies by evening, some matinees available
Admission: $28+
**At last check, there are very limited tickets available, some are single tickets.

Inaugural Innings Festival - Queens of the Stone Age, Young The Giant, The Avett Giants, Chris Stapleton, Counting Crows (March 23-25)
Where: Tempe Beach Park
Time: Friday - Saturday, 3 p.m. - midnight; and Sunday, 1:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Admission: $89+ (multi-day passes available)

Tempe Festival of the Arts (March 23-25)
Where: Mill Avenue in downtown Tempe
Time: 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Admission: Free (you may want cash for parking, to purchase items or food)

Kid Rock - American Rock 'N Roll Tour (March 23)
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $34+

John Mulaney - Kid Gorgeous (March 23)
Where: Comerica Theatre
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $38+

Burger Battle (March 23)
Where: Scottsdale Waterfront
Time: 7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. (VIP in at 7 p.m.)
Admission: $65 - $85 (included unlimited samples)
**This event is 21+ only.

The Great American Barbecue and Beer Festival (March 24)
Where: Dr. A.J. Chandler Park in downtown Chandler
Time: 12 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Admission: $20-$25 ($10 tickets sold at Bashas)

Arizona Rattlers vs. Nebraska Danger (March 24)
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena
Time: 6:05 p.m.
Admission: $8+

Falcon Field Open House (March 24)
Where: Falcon Field Airport, 4636 E. Fighter Aces Drive Mesa, Arizona 85215
Time: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Admission: Free

Flavors of the West (March 24)
Where: Downtown Litchfield Park
Time: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. (VIP in at 11 a.m.)
Admission: $45 - $100, plus fee (included unlimited samples)

Arizona Dragon Boat Festival (March 24-25)
Where: North shore of Tempe Town Lake
Time: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Admission: Free

Italian Festival of Arizona (March 24-25)
Where: Civic Center in Scottsdale
Time: Saturday, 11 a.m. - 9 p.m., Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Kids 12 and under are free.

Arizona Broadway Theater presents "Hair" (through March 25)
Where: Arizona Broadway Theater, 7701 West Paradise Lane, Peoria AZ 85382
Time: Performance times vary by date
Admission: Varies by performance; $32+

Cactus League Spring Training games (through end of March)
Where: At 10 Spring Training stadiums across the Valley
Time: Times vary by game. View schedule.
Admission: Varies by the stadium
** Online guide to Cactus League Spring Training stadiums

Arizona Renaissance Festival (Weekends through April 1)
Where: 12601 E. US Highway 60, Gold Canyon AZ 85118
Time: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $13 - $26 (Discount tickets at Fry's Food Stores)

Cavalia: Odysseo (through April 8)
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)

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