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Arizona Events Calendar

Please note: Due to COVID-19 many events have been postponed or cancelled.

We strive to post the most current and accurate event information, but changes and cancellations do occur, so please check the official event website to confirm all details before attending.

Check out what’s going on each month: (DO YOU HAVE AN EVENT? CLICK HERE.)

JANUARY

No Events Listed Yet

FEBRUARY

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?

 

Jeremy-Jordan-Seth-RudetskySeth Rudetsky Concert Series | Jeremy Jordan with Seth Rudetsky

February 19th, 2022
8:00 PM

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
7380 E. 2nd St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
480-499-TKTS (8587)
www.ScottsdalePerformingArts.org

Jeremy Jordan, a film, television, cabaret, and Broadway star has earned the Theater World Award for “Bonnie and Clyde.” Jordan received a Tony® nomination for his role in “Newsies” and Grammy® nomination for the “Newsies” cast album.

 

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.

 

HRC LogoAnnual HRC Arizona Gala Dinner

Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel
340 N 3rd St
Phoenix, AZ, 85004
dinner@hrcarizona.org
www.HRCAZDinner.org

The Phoenix HRC Steering Committee and invite you to the Annual Arizona Human Rights Campaign Gala Dinner. Join us as we celebrate the most recent major accomplishments in LGBT equality.

 

aids-walk-azAIDS Walk Arizona & 5K Run

February 19th, 2022
Check-In at 1:00pm
Walk & Run at 3:00pm

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.

 

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.

 

Pride Run Phoenix

A Central Phoenix Run in the Valley of the Sun
priderunseries.com/phoenix/

Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K Run and Walk. The more fun run and walk where everyone’s always welcome!

 

 

FOTATempe Spring Festival Of The Arts

www.TempeFestivaloftheArts.com

The Tempe Festival of the Arts consistently ranks among the Top 200 art festivals in the nation.

 

APRIL

artrageous-galaThe Artrageous Gala – Luminescence

April 2nd, 2022
Scottsdale Stadium
7408 E Osborn Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
scottsdalearts.org/artrageous-gala/

The ARTrageous Gala benefits dynamic and diverse performances, exhibitions, and arts education and outreach programs presented by Scottsdale Arts through its six dynamic branches.

 

Pima County Fair

Launa Rabago
11300 S. Houghton Rd
Tucson, AZ 85747
520-7462-9100 x 1014
www.PimaCountyFair.com

 

FOTATempe Spring Festival Of The Arts

www.TempeFestivaloftheArts.com

The Tempe Festival of the Arts consistently ranks among the Top 200 art festivals in the nation.

 

Saguaro CupSaguaro Cup Sports Festival

www.SaguaroCup.com

The Premier Softball Tournament in the Southwest.

 

Dining Out For Life InternationalDining Out For Life

www.DiningOutForLifeAZ.org

An annual dining fundraising event raising money for AIDS service organizations.

 

 

Jell-o-WrestlingJell-O Wrestling – Tucson

www.Jello-Wrestling.org

Teams of wrestlers raise funds to wrestle in a pit of Jell-O, often with extraordinary costumes and characters. Between wrestling matches our Drag Diva Hostesses run a live auction featuring a variety of unique items selected to please the crowd.

 

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.

 

MAY

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!

 

Southwest-Center-for-HIVAIDS-Prevention-·-Wellness-·-ResearchNight For Life – Phoenix

www.NightForLife.org

Night for Life is an annual black-tie gala and largest fundraising event for Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS.

 

JUNE

Bisbee-PrideBisbee Pride

June 17th – 19th, 2022
www.facebook.com/
bisbeepride

Celebrate the diversity of Bisbee!

 

 

Flagstaff Pride LogoPride in the Pines – Flagstaff

June 18th, 2022
flagstaffpride.org/pride-in-the-pines

A great way to cool down and show your pride.

 

navajo-nation-prideNavajo Nation Pride

June 20th – 26th, 2022
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.

 

Scottdale Gallery AssociationAnnual Summer Spectacular ArtWalk

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.

 

Northern Arizona Celtic Heritage SocietyArizona Highland Celtic Festival

Foxglenn Park
4200 East Butler Avenue
Flagstaff, AZ 86004
www.NACHS.info

A festival celebrating all things Celtic; including Celtic entertainment, traditional food and merchandise vendors, competitions in Highland dance, bagpiping, athletics, tug-o’-war; historical reenactment and demonstrations, Celtic clans and societies, genealogy, educational workshops, plants and geology of the Celtic regions, and a fun and festive children’s area including our signature oatmeal toss.

 

AUGUST


NO EVENTS LISTED

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

September 30th, 2022
Downtown Tucson, AZ
www.TucsonPride.org

 

 

 

OCTOBER

Tucson Pride

October 1st, 2022
12:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Georges DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center at Reid Park
900 S. Randolph Way
Tucson, AZ 85716
www.TucsonPride.org

 

 

pride-festival-titlePhoenix Pride Festival

October 15th – 16th, 2022
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.

 

aids-walk-tucsonAIDSWALK Tucson

aidswalktucson.saaf.org

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

 

 

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

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.

 

 

DECEMBER

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
www.FourthAvenue.org

A Tucson staple for over 40 years.