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Weekend guide: Here are the biggest events around metro Phoenix for Nov. 11-13

Nov 11, 2022, 4:45 AM
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PHOENIX — Multiple Veterans Day events across the Valley and Elton John’s farewell tour making a stop in Phoenix are among the things to do this weekend.

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


Phoenix

  • Veterans Day Parade
    • Day: Friday
    • Time: 11 a.m.
    • Venue: Central Avenue between Bethany Home and Indian School roads
  • Elton John
    • Day: Friday and Saturday
    • Time: 8 p.m.
    • Venue: Chase Field (401 E. Jefferson St.)
  • Dog Days at the Garden
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    • Venue: Desert Botanical Garden (1201 N. Galvin Pkwy)
  • Best of Broadway
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. on Sunday
    • Venue: Symphony Hall (75 N. 2nd St.)
  • Phoenix Pizza Festival
    • Day: Saturday and Sunday
    • Time: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday
    • Venue: Margaret T. Hance Park (67 W. Culver St.)
  • Chiles and Chocolate
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Venue: Desert Botanical Garden (1201 N. Galvin Pkwy)

Mesa

  • Par-Tee Tour
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: All day
    • Venue: Dobson Ranch Golf Course (2155 S. Dobson Rd.)
  • Lila Downs
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 8 p.m.
    • Venue: Mesa Arts Center (1 E. Main St.)

Glendale 

  • Dino’s Git Down
    • Day: Friday and Saturday
    • Time: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sat.; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sun.
    • Venue: State Farm Stadium (1 Cardinals Dr.)
  • Skate Westgate
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: Varies
    • Venue: Westgate Entertainment District

Scottsdale

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

Tempe

Apache Junction

Buckeye

  • Dog Days of Buckeye
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 9 a.m. to noon
    • Venue: Sundance Park (22865 Lower Buckeye Rd.)

Chandler

  • Veterans Day Event
    • Day: Friday
    • Time: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Venue: Field of Honor at Veterans Oasis Park (4050 E. Chandler Heights)
  • Airmen of Note
    • Day: Friday
    • Time: 7:30 p.m.
    • Venue: Chandler Center for the Arts (250 N. Arizona Ave.)
  • Fall Rail Festival
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Venue: Arizona Railway Museum (330 E. Ryan Rd.)
  • Marc Broussard
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 7:30 p.m.
    • Venue: Chandler Center for the Arts (250 N. Arizona Ave.)

Fountain Hills

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

Goodyear

Litchfield Park

Peoria

  • Veterans Day Ceremony
    • Day: Friday
    • Time: 8 a.m.
    • Venue: Rio Vista Recreation Center (8866 W. Thunderbird Rd.)
  • Second Saturdays
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Venue: Old Town Peoria (Jefferson St. and 83rd Ave.)

Surprise

  • Veterans Day Parade
    • Day: Friday
    • Time: 10 a.m. to Noon
    • Venue: Surprise Recreation Campus (15960 N. Bullard Ave.)

Tolleson

  • Veterans Day Celebration
    • Day: Friday
    • Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Venue: Tolleson Veterans Park (86th Avenue and Van Buren St.)

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Weekend guide: Here are the biggest events around metro Phoenix for Nov. 11-13