1. Perfect Weather
Keep your parka and umbrella at home. The average high temperature is 71° (22° Celsius) in February, 76° (24° C) in March, and 85° (29° C) in April.
And the skies stay clear with less than a couple inches of rain throughout all of spring.
2. Baseball is Back
Cactus League Spring Training has more than 200 games scheduled at 10 stadiums throughout the Greater Phoenix area from Feb. 27 to March 30. Catch your favorite MLB players all month long at an affordable price. Note: This year, there will be limited capacity and safety guidelines implemented at all stadiums due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
3. March Music Madness
Music fans keep a packed schedule during the month of March. M3F Fest and Innings Festival are annual favorites.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's music festivals have been cancelled. But you can still check out the concerts page for a full music calendar.
4. It's Swimsuit Season
5. Colorful Cacti
Blooming cactuses and wildflowers reveal why the Sonoran Desert is among the lushest deserts in the world. Find the best places to catch some color during wildflower season. You can also find some beautiful blooms on saguaro cactus — here's the best spots to see them.
6. Eat, Drink and Be Merry
It's prime season for food and drink fests. Explore the local culinary scene at events such as the Nirvana Food and Wine Festival, Arizona Restaurant Week, and Arizona Wine and Dine. Even though many of these festivals are cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you can still enjoy Arizona Restaurant Week for dine in or takeout.
7. Sonoran Explorin'
Spring is the prime season for exploring the Sonoran Desert, whether it be hiking, biking, kayaking, canyoneering or paddle boarding.
8. Dine Under Sun and Stars
One dinner under the springtime sun or stars, and you’ll understand why so many of Phoenix’s restaurants have patios. Check out our list of some of the best restaurant patios in town.
9. Gorgeous Greens
10. Grand Adventure
A day trip to the Grand Canyon won’t include large summer crowds. While you're up there, you can check out Sedona, Flagstaff, and other great day trip spots.