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Weekend guide: Here are the biggest events around the Valley for April 1-3

Apr 1, 2022, 4:45 AM
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PHOENIX — Grammy winner Billie Eilish visits Glendale, and it’s the last weekend this year to experience the Arizona Renaissance Festival and spring training games in the Valley.

Here are some of the biggest events around the metro Phoenix area.


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.)
  • South Pacific
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: 8 p.m. on Friday, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Saturday, 1 p.m. and 6;30 p.m. on Sunday
    • Venue: Orpheum Theatre (203 W. Adams St.)
  • Nina Simone: Four Women
    • Day: Saturday and Sunday
    • Time: 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Sunday
    • Venue: Herberger Theatre Center (222 E. Monroe 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.)
  • My Son The Waiter
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: 8 p.m. on Friday, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Saturday, 2 p.m. on Sunday
    • Venue: Herberger Theatre Center (222 E. Monroe St.)
  • Pass Over
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. on Sunday
    • Venue: Herberger Theatre Center (222 E. Monroe St.)

Scottsdale

  • Immersive Klimt
    • Days: Varies
    • Time: Varies
    • Venue: Lighthouse Artspace (4301 N. Scottsdale Rd.)

Mesa

  • CycloMesa
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Venue: Downtown Mesa
  • Drum Tao 2022
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 8 p.m.
    • Venue: Mesa Arts Center (1 E. Main St.)

Tempe

  • What Problem?
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 7 p.m.
    • Venue: ASU Gammage (1200 S. Forest Ave.)
  • Venardos Circus
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: 7 p.m. on Friday, 1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday
    • Venue;: Singh Meadows (1490 E. Weber Dr.)
  • Converge
    • Day: Friday
    • Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
    • Venue: Tempe Center for the Arts (700 W. Riko Salado Pkwy.)

Glendale

  • Billie Eilish
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 7:30 p.m.
    • Venue: Gila River Arena (9400 W. Maryland Ave.)

Avondale

  • Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 9 a.m. to noon
    • Venue: Civic Center Complex (11465 W. Civic Center Dr.)

Buckeye

  • April Pool’s Day
    • Day: Friday
    • Time: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Venue: Aquatic Center (207 N. 9th St.)

Carefree

Chandler

  • Scotty McCreery
    • Day: Sunday
    • Time: 7 p.m.
    • Venue: Chandler Center for the Arts (250 N. Arizona Ave.)
  • Chandler Jazz Festival
    • Day: Friday and Saturday
    • Time: 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Friday, 2 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Saturday
    • Venue: Dr. A.J. Chandler Park: Stage Plaza (178 E. Commonwealth Ave.)

Carefree

Fountain Hills

  • Ripcord
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Sunday at 2 p.m.
    • Venue: Fountain Hills Theatre (11445 N. Saguaro Blvd.)

Gilbert

Goodyear

Gold Canyon

Litchfield Park

Peoria

Sun City

Surprise

  • Sunday in the Park
    • Day: Sunday
    • Time: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Venue: Mark Coronado Park (15960 N. Bullard Ave.)

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Weekend guide: Here are the biggest events around the Valley for April 1-3