Woman hiking Camelback Mountain at sunrise.

Upcoming Events

With over 300 days of sunshine a year, Scottsdale is the perfect place for a winter getaway. There are tons of unique events and one-of-a-kind experiences to enjoy, so if you’re planning a trip to Arizona, make sure you explore what’s happening around town. Plan ahead to secure your room and to book tickets to these exciting events, all happening this winter.

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Rock n Roll Marathon
January 13-15, 2023
Tempe, AZ

The Valley of the Sun’s first marathon of the year! The weekend kicks off with party at the  Health & Fitness Expo in Phoenix. The marathon takes you through the stunning red sandstone formations of Papago Park as you make your way through Tempe and Scottsdale. The race ends with the Finish Line Festival at Tempe Beach Park. Participants can enroll in the full marathon, half marathon, 10k, 5k or KiDS Rock events.

Barrett Jackson Collector Car Auction
January 21-29, 2023

One of North America’s premier automobile auctions, Barrett Jackson has been a staple of the car lover community for over 50 years. Whether you are looking to expand your collection, see the latest industry trends or simply mingle with celebrities and fellow car enthusiasts, Barrett Jackson is the place to be.

Phoenix Waste Management Open
February 6-12, 2023
TPC Scottsdale

Held annually at the TPC Scottsdale, The Phoenix Waste Management Open kicks off the PGA tour calendar with a bang. Drawing over 500,000 spectators each year, the WM Open  is unlike any other golf event of the year. Join the crowd at “The Coliseum” on the famous 16th hole to watch the top golfer’s in the world or spend the day enjoying mixing and mingling at one of the sponsor parties.

Super Bowl LVII
February 12, 2023
State Farm Stadium

The biggest game of the year! Join the fun and celebrations around the Valley as the titans of the National Football league battle for the title.

Cactus League Spring Training
February – March, 2023
Valley Wide

With 15 teams playing across 10 stadiums, there’s always a game worth catching!  Group tickets, season tickets and mini plan packages for the 2023 Spring Training Season go on sale starting Tuesday, October 25.

World Baseball Classic
March 11-13, 2023
Chase Field

This international baseball tournament, featuring professional athletes from around the globe, showcases some of the world’s top teams battling it out for the title of World Champion.

NASCAR Cup Series Race: Ruoff Mortgage 500
March 12, 2023
Phoenix Raceway

Held annually since 2005, the NASCAR Cup Series Race: Ruoff Mortgage 50 is one of two cup series races here in Arizona. The race kicks off with a tailgate celebration at the Phoenix Raceway, followed by a day of fast cars and fun in the sun. 

Country Thunder
April 13-16, 2023
Florence, AZ

Featuring some of Country Music’s top performers, including Jon Pardi, Luke Bryan, Cody Johnson, Dierks Bentley and more, Arizona’s premier country music festival is one not to miss. 

19th Annual Pat’s Run
April 23, 2023
ASU Sun Devil’s Stadium

Celebrating the legacy of ASU Alumni, Arizona Cardinals player and United States Army Veteran Pat Tillman, this annual run raises money for the Pat Tillman Foundation’s Tillman Scholars program, which offers military service members, veterans and their spouses academic scholarship 

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