Phoenix's weather is consistently perfect during springtime. Daytime temperatures loll around 80 degrees, while evenings are comfortably cool. Spring is when hikers hit the trails to see blooming cactuses and wildflowers, and baseball fans flock to stadiums across the metro area for Cactus League Spring Training.
Explore our seasonal highlights below, or view our full event calendar here.
Two things guaranteed to be in Phoenix every spring: Sunny skies and fans flocking to ballparks for spring training baseball. 2018 date TBD.
March 2-4: McDowell Mountain Music Festival brings national and local acts to downtown's Hance Park for a three-day festival.
March 3-4: American Indian artists, chefs and performers will share demonstrations and offer handcrafted goods for purchase.
February 25-March 4: This week-long culinary celebration gets attendees up-close to the region's finest foods, chefs, brewers and vintners.
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stock car race, Camping World 500, will hit the track at Phoenix International Raceway. 201 date TBD.
More than 170 artists will display their work against a backdrop of family-friendly festivities. 2018 date TBD.
Downtown venues open their doors for a night of music, with more than 100 acts playing on 20 stages. 2018 date TBD.
Watch as the top women golfers in the world tee it up for the JTBC Founders Cup, held at Wildfire Golf Club. 2018 dates TBD.
The Phoenix Pride Festival welcomes everyone to celebrate with a weekend of entertainment, art and the LGBTQ community. 2018 dates TBD.
Discover a new great film. There's more than 150 to see at Phoenix Film Festival, featuring screenings and Q&A sessions. 2018 dates TBD.
March 23-25: The Tempe Festival of the Arts highlights visual arts, local beer and wine tasting and live entertainment.
Come hungry for a weekend of food, fun and festivities as local and national chefs converge to serve up samples and cooking demos. 2018 dates TBD.
May 12-14 and 20-21: The festival for all things peachy features hay rides, food sampling, and plenty of fun for the family.
May 19-28: Indulge in a showcase of flavor when participating local restaurants serve up three-course, prix-fixe dining experiences.
May 25-28: The Southwest's signature pop culture event returns with fan-favorite actors, comic authors, and more top creators in the industry.
Sunny skies, spring training baseball and a plethora of food festivals are just a few of the reasons to make Phoenix your springtime destination.
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