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: The music festival returns to downtown in 2018 with a lineup featuring Big Gigantic, Nick Murphy, Griz and many more local and national acts.
February 25-March 4: This week-long culinary celebration gets attendees up-close to the region's finest foods, chefs, brewers and vintners.
March 23-25: The Tempe Festival of the Arts highlights visual arts, local beer and wine tasting and live entertainment.
March 23-25: The inaugural edition of this music fest features Queens of the Stone Age, Chris Stapleton, The Avett Brothers and many more.
March 3-4: American Indian artists, chefs and performers will share demonstrations and offer handcrafted goods for purchase.
March 9-11: The NASCAR Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 500 will hit the track at Phoenix International Raceway during a spring race weekend.
March 9-11: More than 170 artists will display their work against a backdrop of family-friendly festivities.
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.
April 5-15: Discover a new great film. There's more than 200 to see at Phoenix Film Festival, featuring screenings and Q&A sessions.
April 14-15: Come hungry for a weekend of food, fun and festivities as local and national chefs converge to serve up samples and cooking demos.
The festival for all things peachy features hay rides, food sampling, and plenty of fun for the family. 2018 dates TBD.
Indulge in a showcase of flavor when participating local restaurants serve up three-course, prix-fixe dining experiences. 2018 dates TBD.
May 24-27: 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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