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.
Feb. 22-March 22: Fans flock to sunny ballparks as 15 Major League Baseball teams play more than 200 games across Greater Phoenix during the annual springtime rite.
March 6-8: The annual music festival returns to downtown in 2020, with Bon Iver and Rüfüs Du Sol headlining.
March 6-8: Head to ISM Raceway for three days of NASCAR action, including Saturday's Xfinity Series Race and Sunday's main event.
March 7-8: American Indian artists, chefs and performers will share demonstrations and offer handcrafted goods for purchase.
March 13-15: More than 170 artists will display their work against a backdrop of family-friendly festivities.
March 19-22: Watch as the top women golfers in the world tee it up for the LPGA Tour's Founders Cup, held at Wildfire Golf Club.
March 26-April 6: Discover a new great film. There's more than 200 to see at Phoenix Film Festival, featuring screenings and Q&A sessions.
March 27-29: The Tempe Festival of the Arts highlights visual arts, local beer and wine tasting and live entertainment.
April 4-5: The annual two-day events brings diverse LGBTQ and allied communities together for a weekend of camaraderie and celebration.
2020 dates TBA: Come hungry for a weekend of food, fun and festivities as local and national chefs converge to serve up samples and cooking demos.
April 19-22: Sanctuary’s culinary festival returns with international talent for a food and beverage extravaganza featuring star chefs.
May 15-24: Indulge in a showcase of flavor when participating local restaurants serve up three-course, prix-fixe dining experiences for $33 or $44.
May 21-24: 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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