Things to Do in Arizona
throughout the state during June 2018 and all year round. The link provided here is dynamic and updated daily through the year. Check in often for the latest updates from the best sources in Arizona. From Mighty Mud Mania to Free Concerts to Festivals in Phoenix and in the cooler areas of the State, they are right here.
Mighty Mud Mania is back in Scottsdale on June 9
Chaparral Park offers the Original Mud course, Mini Mud, Mudville, Extreme and Inflatable Slide Arena for people of all ages and ability levels, plus non-muddy activities. The event is free for everyone.
Come spread the blankets for the traditional free Sunday concert and ride the trains and have an ice cream
Prescott Antique Show & Vintage Market (Formerly Antiques on the Square) : Prescott June 3
The Prescott Rodeo Grounds (840 Rodeo Drive) hosts vendors offering vintage and architectural items, primitives, glass, pottery, art, textiles, ephemera and more from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free parking; admission is $3.
"Mary Poppins" at Arizona Broadway Theatre : Peoria June 1 to June 30 azbroadway.org/event/mary-poppins/
Mary Poppins magically appears just when she’s needed most, leading the Banks household on zany adventures with chimney sweeps, shopkeepers and an assortment of astonishing characters.
Verde Canyon Railroad hosts a monthly starlight excursion on select Saturdays, departing the depot during the cooler temperatures of later afternoon and traveling through the dramatic colors of sunset and into the moon glow of twilight.
37th Annual Territorial Days Arts and Crafts
: Prescott June 9 to June 10 928-445-2000 www.Prescott.org
Courthouse Plaza hosts more than 100 vendors, food and entertainment.
5th Annual Shakespeare in the Pines - Twelfth Night or What You Will : Prescott June 15 to June 23 www.laarkproductions.org The Highlands Center for Natural History and Laark Productions present William Shakespeare’s gender-bending farce in the annual fundraiser for children’s nature programming at the Highlands Center for Natural History at 6:30 p.m.
28th Annual Pine/Strawberry Festival : Pine June 16 www.strawberryfestivalaz.com/strawberry.html Celebrate the strawberry harvest at Pine Community Center in the cool mountain air. Purchase flats of fresh strawberries, and enjoy arts and crafts, food and strawberry treats.
37th Annual Bluegrass Festival : Prescott June 23 to June 24 928-445-2000 Prescott.org
Prescott’s downtown Courthouse Plaza hosts top bands, jam sessions and workshops.
131st Annual Prescott Frontier Days & World's Oldest Rodeo : Prescott
June 28 to July 4 928-445-3103 www.worldsoldestrodeo.com
The Prescott Rodeo Grounds presents eight rodeo performances, Arizona’s largest rodeo parade, a kiddie parade, an arts and crafts show, food and rodeo dances.
Pineapple Triangle at DeSoto Central Market : Phoenix June 9 pineappletriangle.com DeSoto Central Market (915 N. Central Avenue) hosts a regional and local artisans selling their wares from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A portion of proceeds go to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. Tickets are $10 at the door; kids 12 and under are free.
The Phoenix Convention Center hosts more than 500 low riders, hot rods, motorcycles, bicycles and trucks, plus a pinup contest, live music, food and a charity auction, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults.
Riverview Park (2100 W. Rio Salado Parkway) hosts this summer-camp-themed event for grown-ups from 5 to 10 p.m. It features water slides, beer, spirits, camp-themed games and food. Tickets are $15 online or $20 at the gate. Ages 21 and older.
Westgate Entertainment District hosts free summertime fun every Wednesday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Fountain Park, near the AMC theater. Events feature unique family-fun experiences with different themes, live music, prizes and games.
Salt River Tubing
We are in tubing season at the Salt River only a short drive from Phoenix, Arizona. Grab or rent a tube, cool down and do some serious floating. The tubing grand opening was Saturday, April 28, 2018.
Float down the Salt River, rent a tube, take a shuttle or bring your own tube
Salt River Tubing begins April 28, 2018. Buses take riders to the launch area, which has a rocky path to the water, just below Stewart Mountain Dam.
Scottsdale, Phoenix and Around the State of Arizona
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