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Weekend guide: Here are the biggest events around the Valley for March 11-13

Mar 11, 2022, 4:25 AM

(Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images, Facebook Photo/Chandler Ostrich Festival, Pexels Photo)...

(Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images, Facebook Photo/Chandler Ostrich Festival, Pexels Photo)

(Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images, Facebook Photo/Chandler Ostrich Festival, Pexels Photo)

PHOENIX — Events in the Valley this weekend include the start of The Ostrich Festival in Chandler, professional bull riding in Glendale and a rodeo in Scottsdale.

Here are some of the biggest things to do around the metro Phoenix area this weekend.


Phoenix

  • Singin’ In The Rain
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: 7:30 p.m. on Friday, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, 2 p.m. on Sunday
    • Venue: Phoenix Theatre Company (1825 N. Central Ave.)
  • Broadway Showstoppers
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. on Sunday
    • Venue: Phoenix Symphony Hall (75 N. 2nd St.)
  • The Color Purple
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: 8 p.m. on Friday, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Saturday, 3 p.m. on Sunday
    • Venue: Phoenix Theatre Company (1825 N. Central Ave.)

Scottsdale

  • Rodeo Scottsdale
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: Varies
    • Venue: Westworld of Scottdale (16601 N. Pima Rd.)

Mesa

  • Food Truck Friday
    • Day: Friday
    • Time: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Venue: Bell Bank Park (1 Legacy Dr.)
  • Shen Yun 2022
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: Varies
    • Venue: Mesa Arts Center (1 E. Main St.)
  • Second Friday Out
    • Day: Friday
    • Time: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Venue: Downtown Mesa (1 N. Macdonald)
  • Tap Into Mesa
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
    • Venue:  Downtown Mesa

Tempe

  • Arizona Aloha Festival
    • Days: Saturday and Sunday
    • Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Venue: Tempe Beach Park (80 W. Rio Salado Pkwy.)

Glendale

  • LiVE! @ Murphy Park
    • Day: Friday and Saturday
    • Time: 7 p.m.
    • Venue: Glendale City Hall (5850 W. Glendale Ave.)
  • Professional Bull Riders
    • Day: Saturday and Sunday
    • Time: 6:45 p.m. on Saturday, 1:45 p.m. on Sunday
    • Venue: Gila River Arena (9400 W. Maryland Ave.)
  • Paris in the Spring
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Venue: Catlin Court Historic District

Apache Junction

Avondale

  • Ruoff Mortgage 500
    • Day: Sunday
    • Time: 12:30 p.m.
    • Venue: Phoenix Raceway (7602 Jimmie Johnson Dr.)

Buckeye

  • Bike Buckeye
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
    • Venue: Tartesso Sports Park (30300 W. Tartesso Pkwy.)

Chandler

  • Ostrich Festival
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: Varies
    • Venue: Tumbleweed Park (745 E. Germann Rd.)
  • Marie Osmond 
    • Day: Friday
    • Time: 7:30 p.m.
    • Venue: Chandler Center for the Arts (250 N. Arizona Ave.)

Carefree

Fountain Hills

  • Irish Fountain Fest
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Venue: Fountain Park (6751 N. Sunset Blvd.)

Gold Canyon

Litchfield Park

Peoria

  • 2nd Saturdays
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Venue: Old Town Peoria (Jefferson Street and 83rd Avenue)

Sun City

  • Outside the Line
    • Day: Sunday
    • Time: 6 p.m.
    • Venue: Sun Bowl Amphitheatre (10220 N. 107th Ave.)

Surprise

  • Family Fishing Clinic
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 8 a.m. to noon
    • Venue: Surprise Community Park (15930 N. Bullard Ave.)

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Weekend guide: Here are the biggest events around the Valley for March 11-13