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:

Easter Events

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.)


There’s just over a week to watch games and snag autographs during Cactus League Spring Training.

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
(602) 257-1880

Camel, Ostrich and Zebra Racing Day

March 26

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
(602) 942-1101

camel racing turf

Camel races at Turf Paradise. Photo via Facebook

Home Games

March 26

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.

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