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Arizona Events Calendar

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JANUARY

zoo-lightsPhoenix Zoo Lights

Phoenix Zoo
455 N Galvin Pkwy
Phoenix, AZ 85008
www.phoenixzoo.org/
events/zoolights

Shining bigger and brighter than ever with nearly four million lights, hundreds of dazzling displays, brand new Wildlife Lanterns and the return of the tallest floating tree in North America showcasing ORIGINAL music and a synchronized light show!

 

FEBRUARY

Desperado LGBTQ+ Film Festival

Center for the Performing Arts
Paradise Valley Community College
18401 N 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85032
www.desperadofilmfestival.com

LGBTQ Film Festival in Phoenix, Arizona put on by the Desperado Film Club, Student Life, and the Center for Performing Arts at the Paradise Valley Community College.

 

Tubac-FotAAnnual Tubac Festival of the Arts

Tubac, AZ
tubacaz.com/festivals

The Tubac Festival of the Arts is Southern Arizona’s longest running art festival.

 

ChocolateAffaire logoGlendale Chocolate Affaire

Murphy Park
58th and Glendale Avenues
In the heart of Historic Downtown Glendale
www.glendaleaz.com/events/chocolateaffaire.cfm

Chocolate!  Perfect for your valentine.

 

ARFArizona Renaissance Festival and Artisan Marketplace

12601 E. Hwy 60
Gold Canyon, AZ 85118
520-463-2600
arizona.renfestinfo.com

Looking for a unique getaway? How about a trip back in time?

 

AGRAAGRA Rodeo

Corona Ranch and Rodeo Grounds
7611 S 29th Ave
29th Ave and Baseline Rd
Laveen AZ, 85339
www.agra-phx.com

The Arizona Gay Rodeo Association’s signature annual event.

 

MARCH

ARFArizona Renaissance Festival and Artisan Marketplace

12601 E. Hwy 60
Gold Canyon, AZ 85118
520-463-2600
www.RenFestInfo.com

Looking for a unique getaway? How about a trip back in time?

 

cactus-leagueMLB Spring Training

cactusleague.com/
schedule.php

Beautiful warm sunny days and baseball. The two have gone together for almost a century here in Arizona – from the sports barnstorming days before statehood to the beginnings of the Cactus League in 1947.

 

rainbows-festivalRainbows Festival

Heritage Square Park
113 N 6th St
Phoenix, AZ 85004
602-277-7433
www.PhoenixPride.org

An urban street fair celebrating diversity in downtown Phoenix. FREE ADMISSION.

 

APRIL

PFF24_ProfileAnnual Phoenix Film Festival

Harkins Scottsdale 101
7000 East Mayo Blvd., #1059
Phoenix, AZ 85054
480-513-3195
www.phoenixfilmfestival.com

The Phoenix Film Festival has been named one of The 25 Coolest Film Festivals and a Top 50 Worth the Entry Fee by MovieMaker Magazine and has been called the most filmmaker-friendly festival out there.

 

aids-walk-azAIDS Walk Arizona & 5K Run

Tempe Beach Park
80 W. Rio Salado Pkwy
Tempe, Arizona 85281
www.AIDSWalkAZ.org

Aunt Rita’s AIDS Walk Arizona is the largest gathering in Arizona to support people living with HIV and raise community awareness.

 

Saguaro CupSaguaro Cup Sports Festival

www.SaguaroCup.com

The Premier Softball Tournament in the Southwest.

 

PIC_Logo-web1Annual Two Spirit Powwow

South Mountain Community College
7050 S. 24th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85042
phxindcenter.org/community-engagements/powwows

POWWOW Contest, all dancers & drum groups welcome. Indigenous market, food trucks, outreach booths and free STI Testing.

 

Pima County Fair

11300 S. Houghton Rd
Tucson, AZ 85747
520-7462-9100
www.PimaCountyFair.com/fair

Features live animal shows, concerts, carnival rides and vendors. Hundreds of local groups perform every year. The Pima County Fair is one of the most popular attractions in Tucson.

 

 

MAY

Rainbow-Fest-Sparkle-Ad-2024Sparkle Glitter GLSEN: Adult Prom Fundraiser

May 18th, 2024
7:30 PM – 11:00 PM

Parsons Center for Health and Wellness
1101 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
sparkleglitterglsen.com

Adult Prom Fundraiser

 

mohave-prideMohave Pride

Metcalf Park
315 W Beale St
Kingman, AZ 86401
www.andtheninitiative.org/pride

Gay In May 2 Days & 2 Nights Of Fantassance Fun! Mohave Pride is now Mohave Pride Fantassance! A Storybook Fantasy Pride Experience for the whole family!

 

21617969_10208120808536916_3519757653427882821_nBartlett Lake Bash

3rd weekend of May and September
Bartlett Lake
Scottsdale, AZ 85263
www.BartlettLakeBash.com

A fabulous camp-out; Bartlett Lake Bash was started many years ago by gay men and women who want to meet at the Lake and have a fun time!

 

JUNE

pride-partyTempe Pride Party

June 1st, 2024
7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
CenterPoint Plaza
660 S Mill Ave
Tempe, AZ 85281
www.downtowntempe.com/
events/pride-party-2024

Join us for an unforgettable night of celebration and love at Downtown Tempe’s Pride Party!

 

GPECC-Hero-AwardsHero Award Luncheon

June 7th, 2024
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Found:Re
1100 N Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85004
business.equalitychamber.org/
events/details/hero-award-luncheon-1665

Join us to celebrate businesses and individuals who go above and beyond for the LGBTQ+ community.

 

pride-nightAnnual D-backs Pride Night

June 14th, 2024
6:40 PM

Chase Field
401 E Jefferson St
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Get Tickets

Join the LGBTQ+ Community and Allies in the 7th Annual D-backs Pride Night as the D-backs take on the White Sox.

 

Bisbee-PrideBisbee Pride

June 14th – 15th, 2024
www.bisbeeprideaz.com

Celebrate the diversity of Bisbee!

 

 

lavendar-festival3rd Annual Lavender Festival

June 15th, 2024
8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

The Huts at Rhumb Line Vineyard & Lavender Farm
6255 S Bennett Pl
Willcox, AZ 85643
Get Tickets

Come for the day and experience the beauty of our lavender fields in full bloom.

 

pride-in-the-pinesPride in the Pines – Flagstaff

June 15th, 2024
12:00 PM – 10:00 PM

flagstaffpride.org/pride-in-the-pines

A great way to cool down and show your pride.

 

Phoenix_MercuryPhoenix Mercury Pride Night

June 16th, 2024
12:00 PM

Footprint Center
201 E Jefferson St
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Get Tickets

Phoenix Mercury vs. Seattle Storm

 

638476466750330000Phoenix Pride Awards Reception and Mx. Phoenix Pride Pageant

June 16th, 2024
3:00 PM Awards
6:00 PM Pageant

Tempe Center for the Arts
700 W. Rio Salado Parkway
Tempe, Arizona 85281
Get Awards Tickets
Get Pageant Tickets

Enjoy an evening celebrating and honoring the Phoenix Pride community with the Phoenix Pride Awards Reception. Awards include community spirit, scholarships, community grants, and parades.

 

encorePhoenix Gay Men’s Chorus: Encore! Our Greatest Hits

June 22nd – 23rd, 2024
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Tempe Center for the Arts
700 W. Rio Salado Parkway
Tempe, AZ 85281
Get June 22nd Tickets
Get June 23rd Tickets

This eclectic mix will take you on an emotional ride, celebrating the power of music in all its forms.

 

28E07AB2C7A296DB46F2905C47B363E2Phoenix Rising Pride Night

June 22nd, 2024
8:00 PM
PHX Rising Soccer Complex
3801 East Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Get Tickets

Join Phoenix Rising FC for PRIDE NIGHT as the defending 2023 USL CHAMPIONS take on the Charleston Battery

 

prism-networkPrism Network’s Annual Pride Picnic

June 29th, 2024
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Granite Creek Park
554 6th St
Prescott, AZ 86301
info@prism.net
www.prismaz.net

Bring your own favorite picnic food and something to share. It’s the ‘Return of the Potluck’!

 

navajo-nation-prideNavajo Nation Pride

June 29th, 2024
Window Rock, AZ
505-569-1516
www.navajonationpride.com

The historic & largest Indigenous Pride celebration in the country | Honoring our LGBTQIA+ relatives & reaffirming the sacredness of their identities.

 

 

JULY

Too hot to go outside in the Desert? Head to Northern Arizona to cool down. Book your LGBT friendly accommodations today.

 

4thofJulyPatioJuly 4th Firecracker Express

July 4th
Verde Canyon Railroad
300 N Broadway
Clarkdale, AZ 86324
800-582-7245
www.VerdeCanyonRR.com

Verde Canyon Railroad will celebrate Independence Day with their annual Firecracker Express which begins with a traditional all-American barbecue and patriotic music in the depot’s shaded courtyard.

 

nabwmtNABWMT 43rd Annual Convention

July 3rd – 6th, 2024
Hotel Andaluz
125 2nd St. NW
Albuquerque, NM, 87102
www.nabwmt.org/na-conventions/

A Gay Multi-Cultural, Anti-Racism Organization. Meet new friends & Allies. 10% discount for Pride Guide® readers only use code Get@10r@te.

 

Scottdale Gallery AssociationAnnual Summer Spectacular ArtWalk

July 11th, 2024
6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Main Street and Marshall Way
Scottsdale, AZ
480-421-1004
www.ScottsdaleGalleries.com

It’s summertime’s annual cool down in the Scottsdale Arts District. ArtWalkers can “chill out” as they “ArtWalk the Line” along Main Street and Marshall Way where dozens of fine art galleries will be busy with artist demonstrations, exhibit openings and special receptions.

 

Hamilton-Pride-NightHamilton Pride Night

July 19th, 2024
7:30 PM
ASU Gammage
1200 S Forest Ave
Tempe, AZ 85281
asugammage.com/pridenight

Use Code: PRIDE

 

Northern Arizona Celtic Heritage SocietyArizona Highland Celtic Festival

July 20th – 21st, 2024
Fort Tuthill County Park
2446 Ft Tuthill Lp
Flagstaff, AZ 86005
nachs.info/celtic-festival

A festival celebrating all things Celtic.

 

 

AUGUST

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SEPTEMBER

21617969_10208120808536916_3519757653427882821_nBartlett Lake Bash

3rd weekend of May and September
Bartlett Lake
Scottsdale, AZ 85263
www.BartlettLakeBash.com

A fabulous camp-out; Bartlett Lake Bash was started many years ago by gay men and women who want to meet at the Lake and have a fun time!

 

Tucson Pride Parade

Downtown Tucson & Armory Park (222 S 5th Ave)
www.TucsonPride.org

Get ready to immerse yourself in a colorful extravaganza featuring fabulous floats, an array of dazzling lights, and an enthusiastic crowd.

 

Tucson Pride Festival

Georges DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center at Reid Park
900 S. Randolph Way
Tucson, AZ 85716
www.TucsonPride.org

Join us for The Tucson Pride Festival, the oldest and longest-running PRIDE festival in the State of Arizona!

 

OCTOBER

66festKingman Route 66 Fest

Oct 11th – 12th, 2024
Lewis Kingman Park
2201 E Andy Devine Ave
Kingman, AZ 86401
928-718-2583
www.66fest.com

The Kingman Route 66 Fest celebrates all things Route 66, especially the culture and history surrounding it, and is hosted in beautiful Lewis Kingman Park, a historic park that was one of Arizona’s few shady rest stops along the Mother Road.

 

aids-walk-tucsonAIDSWALK Tucson

saaf.org/events/aidswalk/

A fundraiser for the care services, prevention programs, and LGBTQ initiatives of the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation.

 

 

phoenix-pridePhoenix Pride Festival

October 19th – 20th, 2024
Steele Indian School Park
300 E Indian School Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85012
www.PhoenixPride.org

Phoenix Pride celebrates and promotes the history, diversity and future prosperity of the metropolitan Phoenix LGBTQ community. Celebrating 40 years.

 

JeromeHalloweenHalloween Adventures in Jerome

www.SedonaVerdeValley.org

One of the most haunted towns in Arizona. Go to Northern Arizona Accommodations now to book your rooms for all the fun.

 

 

NOVEMBER

DOD-Tubac-Cementery-1-scaled-e1697757189866Day of the Dead Procession and Event

Tubac, AZ
tubacaz.com/dayofthedead

Get in the Spirit.  Discover Magic.  And, experience the unforgettable spectacle of Tubac’s annual Día de los Muertos celebration.

 

pridelogoPride in Chandler

Desert Breeze Park
660 North Desert Breeze Blvd E
Chandler, AZ 85226
www.chandlerpride.com/events

Come celebrate Pride in Chandler!

 

TDRTransgender Day of Remembrance

Transgender Day Remembrance

The Transgender Day of Remembrance is recognized annually each November 20. It is a day to memorialize fallen members of the trans* community who have been killed as a result of transphobia and hate.

 

Dbg-logoLas Noches De Las Luminarias at The Desert Botanical Gardens

www.DBG.org

A unique southwestern holiday tradition in Phoenix.

 

 

zoo-lightsPhoenix Zoo Lights

Phoenix Zoo
455 N Galvin Pkwy
Phoenix, AZ 85008
www.phoenixzoo.org/
events/zoolights

Shining bigger and brighter than ever with nearly four million lights, hundreds of dazzling displays, brand new Wildlife Lanterns and the return of the tallest floating tree in North America showcasing ORIGINAL music and a synchronized light show!

 

DECEMBER

zoo-lightsPhoenix Zoo Lights

Phoenix Zoo
455 N Galvin Pkwy
Phoenix, AZ 85008
www.phoenixzoo.org/
events/zoolights

Shining bigger and brighter than ever with nearly four million lights, hundreds of dazzling displays, brand new Wildlife Lanterns and the return of the tallest floating tree in North America showcasing ORIGINAL music and a synchronized light show!

 

fotFestival of Trees

Southwest Center
1101 N Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85004
FestivalofTreesPhoenix.org

Join the Greater Phoenix Equality Chamber of Commerce for our annual showcase of beautifully decorated trees, a silent auction, drinks, and holiday cheer!

 

London Bridge festival of lightsAnnual Boat Parade of Lights @ London Bridge

www.lbycboatparadeoflights.com

Enjoy the spirit of Christmas and experience a Winter Wonderland as gaily decorated vessels cruise under the historic London Bridge on the shimmering waters of Lake Havasu! Lake Havasu City’s Boat Parade of Lights has been repeatedly selected as one of the top 100 events in the U.S. by the American Bus Association.

 

Reid Park Zoo Logo TucsonZoo Lights at Reid Park Zoo

3400 Zoo Court
Tucson, AZ 85716
520-791-3204
www.TucsonZoo.org

Santa, lights and wild animals at Tucson’s Zoo.

 

Fourth Avenue TucsonFourth Avenue Winter Street Fair

Tucson, AZ
fourthavenue.org/fourth-avenue-winter-street-fair/

A Tucson staple for over 40 years.