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Weekend guide: Here are the biggest events around metro Phoenix for Nov. 18-20

Nov 18, 2022, 4:05 AM

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PHOENIX — The annual Gilbert Days event, Zac Brown Band at Chase Field and Ironman Arizona are just a few things to do this weekend in the Valley.

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


Phoenix

  • Descendents
    • Day: Friday
    • Time: 7 p.m.
    • Venue: The Van Buren
  • Echosmith
    • Day: Friday
    • Time: 8 p.m.
    • Venue: Crescent Ballroom
  • Joe Bonamassa
    • Day: Friday
    • Time: 8 p.m.
    • Venue: Arizona Financial Theatre
  • Iron Boy Boxing
    • Day: Friday
    • Time: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
    • Venue: Celebrity Theatre (440 N. 32nd St.)
  • Dog Days at the Garden
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
    • Venue: Desert Botanical Garden (1201 N. Galvin Pkwy)
  • Festival of the Arts
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Venue: Herberger Theatre Center (222 E. Monroe St.)
  • Zac Brown Band
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 6 p.m.
    • Venue: Chase Field (401 E. Jefferson St.)
  • Brian Regan
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 8 p.m.
    • Venue: Arizona Financial Theatre
  • Cinderella
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: 7:30 p.m. on Friday, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, 1:30 p.m. on Sunday
    • Venue: Phoenix Theatre Company
  • Viva las Americas
    • Day: Saturday and Sunday
    • Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Venue: Desert Botanical Garden (1201 N. Galvin Pkwy)
  • Rudolph
    • Day: Saturday and Sunday
    • Time: 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Saturday, 1 p.m. on Sunday
    • Venue: Desert Botanical Garden (1201 N. Galvin Pkwy)
  • Mummenschanz 50 Years
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: 7 p.m. on Friday, 1 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday
    • Venue: Madison Center for the Arts (5601 N. 16th St.)
  • The Immersive Nutcracker
    • Day: Saturday and Sunday
    • Time: Starts at 10:30 a.m. each day
    • Venue: Lighthouse Artspace (4301 N. Scottsdale Rd.)

Mesa

  • Farmer’s Market
    • Day: Sunday
    • Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Venue: Bell Bank Park (6321 South Ellsworth Road)
  • Mesa Encore Theatre: Grease
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: 7:30 p.m. on Friday, 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, 2:30 p.m. on Sunday
    • Venue: Mesa Arts Center (1 E. Main St.)

Glendale 

  • Touch a Truck
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 9 a.m.
    • Venue: Westgate Entertainment District
  • 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

Avondale

  • Family Fishing Derby
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 8 a.m. to noon
    • Venue: Festival Fields (101 E. Lower Buckeye Rd.)

Chandler

  • Woofstock
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Venue: Tumbleweed Park (2250 S. McQueen Rd.)
  • Art Quilts XXVII
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Venue: Vision Gallery (10 E. Chicago St.)
  • The Cult
    • Day: Sunday
    • Time: 8 p.m.
    • Venue: Wild Horse Pass (5040 Wild Horse Pass Blvd.)

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.)

Gilbert

  • Gilbert Days
    • Day: Friday and Saturday
    • Time: 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Venue: Gilbert Regional Park (3005 E. Queen Creek Rd.)
  • Gilbert Days Parade
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 8:3o a.m.
    • Venue: Gilbert Road between Elliot Road and Juniper Avenue
  • Gilbert Days Rodeo
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: 7 p.m. on Friday, 5 p.m. on Saturday, 2 p.m. on Sunday
    • Venue: Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre (20464 E Riggs Rd.)

Goodyear

Litchfield Park

  • Touch A Truck
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 9 a.m. to noon
    • Venue: Litchfield Park (255 E. Wigwam Blvd.)

Peoria

Tolleson

Cave Creek

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Weekend guide: Here are the biggest events around metro Phoenix for Nov. 18-20