As spring approaches and the weather begins to warm up, there are plenty of exciting events happening around the valley in March. From food festivals to live music, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Here are just a few of the top events happening in March:
Arizona Aloha Festival (March 11th-12th)
This festival celebrates Hawaiian and Pacific Islander culture with music, dance, and food. Visitors can enjoy live performances, browse vendor booths, and learn about the unique traditions and customs of these vibrant cultures. The festival takes place at Tempe Beach Park and admission is free.
Scottsdale Arts Festival (March 10th-12th)
For lovers of art and culture, the Scottsdale Arts Festival is a must-see event. Over 170 artists from around the country will be exhibiting and selling their works, including painting, sculpture, photography, and more. There will also be live music, food vendors, and activities for kids. The festival takes place at Scottsdale Civic Center Plaza and tickets can be purchased in advance.
Chandler Jazz Festival (March 31st- April 1st)
Jazz fans won’t want to miss this two-day festival, which features local and national jazz musicians performing on multiple stages. In addition to the music, there will be food and drink vendors, as well as an arts and crafts area for shopping. The festival takes place in downtown Chandler and admission is free.
Arizona Dragon Boat Festival (March 25-26)
This festival celebrates the ancient sport of dragon boat racing, where teams of 20 paddlers race in boats decorated with ornate dragon heads and tails. In addition to the races, there will be food and drink vendors, live music, and cultural performances. The festival takes place at Tempe Town Lake and admission is free.
Whether you’re a foodie, music lover, or art enthusiast, there are plenty of exciting events happening around the valley in March. Make sure to mark your calendars and don’t miss out on these exciting events!