Spring is in the air! Celebrate Easter with family activities, catch a pro sports game and find more things to do in Phoenix this weekend:
Through March 27
From family fun to a fancy brunches, we’ve got you covered for the weekend’s Easter activities on our blog of events. Good luck to all egg hunters and spoon racers!
Cactus League Spring Training
Through April 2
The last pitch of Spring Training won’t be until next Saturday, but if you’re hoping to see a game before the schedule winds down, it’ll be another busy weekend at the ballpark. Prepare with our guide to the parks, including tips and where to eat before and after the game. (Tip #1: Don’t forget sunscreen.)
Phoenix Art Museum Exhibits
In the Sacred and Profane exhibit, the Phoenix Art Museum welcomes the works of Michelangelo to Arizona for the first time in history, but time is almost up to see it. These twenty-six rare drawings from the Italian Renaissance master will be at the museum until March 27. Flash forward 400 years for another ultimate collection: Iconic Baseball Cards from the Diamondbacks Collection, featuring 16 of the top 20 rarest collectible cards in the world. Baseball fans and curious visitors can get a glimpse through April 24.
625 N. Central Ave, Phoenix 85004
Camel, Ostrich and Zebra Racing Day
Move over, horses: A few unusual challengers are taking over the track at Turf Paradise Race Course for a day at the races. In addition to camels, ostrich and zebra racing, the event will feature betting on horse races and live music, a kids park and petting zoo.
Turf Paradise Race Course, 1501 W. Bell Road, Phoenix 85023
There’s a lot of buzz about baseball, but sports fans can also watch the Phoenix Suns and Arizona Coyotes play in some of the final games of the 2015/16 season . In addition to Saturday’s matches, the Arena Football League’s Rattlers are hosting a fan fest with obstacle courses, games, autographs and more.