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Weekend guide: Here are the biggest events around metro Phoenix for Oct.7-9

Oct 7, 2022, 4:15 AM | Updated: 3:09 pm
(Facebook Photos/Goldrush Fest AZ - Gilbert Town Hall)...
(Facebook Photos/Goldrush Fest AZ - Gilbert Town Hall)
(Facebook Photos/Goldrush Fest AZ - Gilbert Town Hall)

PHOENIX — Movie nights at the park have returned this fall, Goldrush is back at Phoenix Raceway and two big sports teams play at home this weekend.

Here are some of the biggest events around metro Phoenix this weekend.


Phoenix

  • Arizona State Fair
    • Day: Thursday through Sunday
    • Time: Varies
    • Venue: 1826 W. McDowell Road
  • Phoenix Greek Festival
    • Day: Friday through Sunday
    • Time: Varies
    • Venue: Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral (1973 E. Maryland Ave.)
  • Disney on Ice 
    • Day: Friday through Sunday
    • Time: Varies
    • Venue: Footprint Center (201 E. Jefferson St.)
  • Shinedown
    • Day: Friday
    • Time: 7 p.m.
    • Venue: Ak-Chin Pavilion (2121 N. 83rd Ave)
  • Tower of Power
    • Day: Friday
    • Time: 8 p.m.
    • Venue: Mesa Arts Center (1 E. Main St.)
  • First Friday Artwalk
    • Day: Friday
    • Time: Varies
    • Venue: Downtown Phoenix
  • Arizona Women’s Expo
    • Day: Saturday and Sunday
    • Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday
    • Venue: Phoenix Convention Center (100 N. Third St.)

Mesa

  • Celebrate Mesa Fall
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Venue: Red Mountain Soccer Complex (905 N. Sun Valley Blvd.)

Glendale 

Peoria

  • Peoria Country Fest
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Venue: Pleasant Harbor at Lake Pleasant (8708 W. Harbor Blvd.)

Scottsdale

  • Immersive King Tut
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: Varies
    • Venue: Lighthouse Artspace Phoenix (4301 N. Scottsdale Road)

Tempe

  • SIX
    • Day: Friday through Sunday
    • Time: Varies
    • Venue: ASU Gammage (1200 S. Forest Ave.)
  • Second Sundays
    • Day: Sunday
    • Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Venue: Mill Avenue

Gilbert

Apache Junction 

Avondale

  • Goldrush
    • Day: Friday through Sunday
    • Time: 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.
    • Venue: Phoenix Raceway (7602 Jimmie Johnson Drive)

Chandler

Queen Creek

  • Schnepf Farms 
    • Day: Every Thursday through Sunday until Oct. 30
    • Time: Varies
    • Venue: 24810 S. Rittenhouse Road)

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Weekend guide: Here are the biggest events around metro Phoenix for Oct.7-9