Activities & Attractions

December 2014

Activity

Date

Website

Location

A Christmas Carol 12/1-12/20 Playhouse on the Park Phoenix
The Wizard of Oz 12/1-12/21 Desert Stages Mainstage Theatre Scottsdale
Miracle on 34th St 12/1-12/23 The Palms Theatre Mesa
North Pole Experience 12/1-12/27 Little America Flagstaff
Mary Poppins 12/1-12/28 Phoenix Theatre Phoenix
White Christmas 12/1-12/28 Arizona Broadway Theatre Peoria
Carnival of Illusion 12/1-12/31 Arizona Biltmore Phoenix
Arizona's Largest Gingerbread Village 12/1-12/31 Resort & Conference Center Prescott
Show Low Shines 12/1-12/31 Show Low Show Low
Polar Express 12/1-12/31 Grand Canyon Railway Williams
22nd Annual ZooLights 12/1-12/31 Phoenix Zoo Phoenix
20th Annual Festival of Lights 12/1-12/31 English Village Lake Havasu
Winter Wonderland 12/2 Main Street Alley Florence
Phoenix Suns vs Indiana Pacers 12/2 US Airways Center Phoenix
Judy Collins 12/2 Fox Tucson Theatre Tucson
Elf the Musical 12/2,3 Mesa Arts Center Mesa
Pippen 12/2-12/7 ASU Gammage Tempe
Ghost Brothers of Darkland County 12/3 Orpheum Theatre Phoenix
Santa Claus Express 12/3-12/21 Verde Canyon Railroad Clarkdale
Christmas Idea House & Home Tour 12/4,5,6 Volunteer Women's Organization Gilbert
Saguaro Classic Arabian Horse Show 12/4-12/7 West World Scottsdale
Grand Canyon Nutcracker 12/4-12/28 Great Arizona Puppet Theater Phoenix
Bob Newhart 12/5 Ovations Chandler
Blue October 12/5 The Showroom at Talking Stick Scottsdale
Willcox Western Christmas Festival 12/5,6 Willcox Community Center Willcox
The Nutcracker Ballet 12/5,6 Ardrey Auditorium Flagstaff
Boat Parade of Lights 12/5,6 Bridgewater Channel Lake Havasu
Miracle on 34th Street 12/5-12/21 Doris Harper-White Community Playhouse Flagstaff
A Winnie the Pooh Christmas Tail 12/5-12/23 Valley Youth Theatre Phoenix
Carnival of Illusion 12/5-12/27 Doubletree Hotel Tucson
Tumbleweed Tree Lighting Ceremony & Parade of Lights 12/6 A.J. Chandler Park Chandler
APS Electric Light Parade 12/6 Central Avenue Phoenix
Main Street Christmas Tree Lighting & Parade 12/6 Downtown Show Low
AZ Christmas Parade & Courthouse Lighting 12/6 Downtown Prescott
Patti LaBelle 12/6 Ovations Chandler
Central Arizona Speedway 12/6 2014 Award Banquet Casa Grande
El Toro Bowl 12/6 Veterans Stadium Yuma
Christmas on Main Street/Electric Parade 12/6 Main Street Casa Grande
Parade of Lights & Santa's Arrival 12/6 Main Street Crown King
Phoenix Brewers Invitational 12/6 Heritage & Science Park Phoenix
Magic on the Mountain Holiday Light Parade 12/6 Downtown Payson
Axis B-License Canopy Course 12/6 Skydive Arizona Eloy
Gruel & Grog event 12/6,7 Page Springs Cellars Cottonwood
AZ Cardinals Preflight Party 12/7 Westgate Entertainment District Glendale
Phillip Phillips 12/7 Celebrity Theatre Phoenix
Motown Christmas Party 12/7 Ovations Chandler
Arizona Cardinals 12/7 University of Phx Stadium Glendale
Welcome Back Winter Visitor Bash 12/9 Yuma County Fairgrounds Yuma
Melissa Etheridge 12/9 Mesa Arts Center Mesa
Phoenix Suns vs Miami Heat 12/9 US Airways Center Phoenix
Fleetwood Mac 12/10 US Airways Phoenix
Arizona Cardinals 12/11 At St Louis St Louis
Charlie Daniels Band 12/11 Celebrity Theatre Phoenix
Joe Rogan 12/12 Celebrity Theatre Phoenix
Three Dog Night 12/12 Wild Horse Pass Casino Chandler
Christmas with the Nelsons 12/12 Higley Center for the Performing Arts Gilbert
Great Southwest Radio Project 12/12,13 Coolidge Performing Arts Center Coolidge
Disney's Beauty & the Beast 12/12,13,14 Centennial Hall Tucson
The Nutcracker 12/12-12/28 Symphony Hall Phoenix
The Marvel Experience 12/12-1/3/15 Salt River Fields Scottsdale
Discover India Diwali Festival 12/13 Heritage & Science Park Phoenix
Vikki Carr 12/13 Ovations Chandler
APS Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade 12/13 Tempe Beach Park Tempe
Flight Camp Weekend Warriors Editions 12/13 Skydive Arizona Eloy
UFC Coming to Phoenix 12/13 US Airways Phoenix
Thompson Square 12/13 Gila River Arena Glendale
Thunder from Down Under 12/13 Desert Diamond Casino Tucson
Alice Cooper's Christmas Pudding 12/13 Comerica Theatre Phoenix
Pueblo Grande Indian Market 12/13,14 Pueblo Grande Museum Phoenix
Winterhaven Festival of Lights 12/13-12/27 Ft Lowell & Prince Tucson
Old Fashioned Xmas Celebration 12/14 Superstition Mountain Museum Apache Junction
Alley Cats Christmas 12/14 Higley Center for the Performing Arts Gilbert
Pinal County Holiday Mass Choir 12/14 Coolidge Performing Arts Center Coolidge
Phoenix Suns vs Milwaukee Bucks 12/15 US Airways Center Phoenix
Mythbusters 12/16 Mesa Arts Center Mesa
Nutcracker Performance 12/19,20 Coolidge Performing Arts Center Coolidge
Axis B-License Canopy Course 12/20 Skydive Arizona Eloy
20th Annual Downtown Parade of Lights 12/20 Armory Park Tucson
An Irish Christmas 12/20 Mesa Arts Center Mesa
Festival of Arts & Crafts 12/20,21 Promenade Casa Grande
Arizona Cardinals 12/21 University of Phx Stadium Glendale
Skydive Arizona's Legendary Christmas & New Years Boogie 12/24 Skydive Arizona Eloy
Motown Christmas Party at VQ 12/26 Wild Horse Pass Chandler
Arizona Natl Livestock Show 12/26-12/31 Arizona State Fairgrounds Phoenix
Zoppe - An Italian Family Circus 12/26-1/4/15 Chandler Center for the Arts Chandler
44th Annual Fiesta Bowl Parade 12/27 Central Phoenix Phoenix
Mallory Lewis & Lambchop 12/27 Higley Center for the Performing Arts Gilbert
USTA Natl Winter Tennis Championships 12/26-12/31 Reffkin Tennis Center Tucson
Bret Michaels 12/27 Wild Horse Pass Chandler
Arizona Cardinals 12/28 At San Francisco San Francisco
U.S. Natl Collegiate Parachuting Championships 12/28 Skydive Arizona Eloy
The KOOL New Year's Eve Party 12/31 Wild Horse Pass Chandler
2014 Boot Drop 12/31 2014 Boot Drop Prescott
Cinderella 12/31 Arizona Puppet Theater Phoenix
45th Annual Tostitos Fiesta Bowl 12/31 University of Phoenix Stadium Glendale

January 2015

Activity

Date

Website

Location

First Day Hike 1/1 Picacho Peak State Park Picacho Peak
First Day Hike 1/1 Patagonia Lake State Park Patagonia
First Day Hike 1/1 Tonto Natural Bridge State Park Payson
First Day Hike 1/1 Buckskin Mountain State Park Parker
First Day Hike 1/1 Red Rock State Park Sedona
First Day Hike 1/1 Lake Havasu State Park Lake Havasu
First Day Hike 1/1 Lost Dutchman State Park Apache Junction
First Day Hike 1/1 Alamo Lake State Park Wenden
First Day Hike 1/1 Kartchner Caverns State Park Benson
First Day Hike 1/1 Dead Horse Ranch State Park Cottonwood
First Day Hike 1/1 Catalina State Park Tucson
22nd Annual Arizona's Largest Gingerbread Village 1/1 Resort & Conference Center Prescott
14th Annual Kingman Polar Bear Plung 1/1 Centennial Pool Kingman
20th Annual Festival of Lights 1/1 English Village Lake Havasu
42nd Annual Polar Bear Day 1/1 Nautical Beachfront Resort Lake Havasu
USTA Natl Winter Tennis Championships 1/1,2 Refffkin Tennis Center Tucson
The Oasis Pregame Party 1/2 Sun Devil Stadium Tempe
PHX Suns vs Philadelphia 76ers 1/2 US Airways Phoenix
26th Annual TicketCity Cactus Bowl 1/2 Sun Devil Stadium Tempe
Polar Express 1,2,3 Grand Canyon Railway Williams
Cinderella 1/1-25 Great Arizona Puppet Theater Phoenix
Beowulf 1/1-30 Mesa Arts Center Mesa
The Texas Tenors 1/2,3,4 Symphony Hall Phoenix
Carnival of Illusion 1/2-31 Arizona Biltmore Phoenix
Carnival of Illusion 1/2-31 Doubletree Hotel Tucson
Willie Nelson 1/3 Desert Diamond Casino Sahuarita
MACFest 1/3 Downtown Mesa
The Beach Boys 1/3 Tucson Convention Center Tucson
Carefree Cave Creek Balloon Festival 1/3 Rancho Manana Golf Club Cave Creek
Willie Nelson 1/4 Celebrity Theatre Phoenix
PHX Suns vs Toronto Raptors 1/4 US Airways Phoenix
Sedona Winter MusicFest 1/6 Hilton Sedona Resort & Spa Sedona
Disney on Ice 1/7-1/11 US Airways Phoenix
AZ Natl Horse Show 1/7-1/11 WestWorld Scottsdale
Bike Night 1/7-1/28 Brat Haus Scottsdale
2015 CAP Tour 1/8 Picacho Pumping Station Eloy
Temptations 1/9 Wild Horse Pass Chandler
Best in the Desert Parker 250 1/9,10 Desert Parker 250 Parker
Southern AZ Clogging Festival 1/9,10 Old Pueblo Dance Center Tucson
AZ State Home & Garden 1/9,10,11 Tucson Convention Ctr Tucson
Zoppe Family Circus 1/9-1/18 Reid Park Tucson
The King and I 1/9-1/31 AZ Broadway Theatre Peoria
Monster Energy AMA Supercross World Championship 1/10 Chase Field Phoenix
Howie Mandel 1/10 Center for the Performing Arts Scottsdale
4th Annual Gunfight at Old Tucson 1/10 Old Tucson Tucson
Gunfight at Old Tombstone 1/10 Downtown Tombstone
Home Health & Garden Show 1/10 City Gate Casa Grande
Gathering of the Gunfighters 1/10,11 Territorial Prison State Historic Park Yuma
Grand Canyon Pro Rodeo 1/10,11 Marana Heritage Arena Tucson
Gold Canyon Film Festival 1/10,11 Gold Canyon Golf Resort Gold Canyon
Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction 1/10-1/18 Westworld Scottsdale
The Casa Grande Century Bike Ride 1/11 Safeway Foods Chandler
Farmer to Farmer Tour 1/13 Quartermaster Depot-800-293-0071 Yuma
PHX Suns vs Cleveland Cavaliers 1/13 US Airways Phoenix
Behind the Big Guns Tour 1/13 Quartermaster Depot-800-293-0071 Yuma
Joseph & the Technicolor Dreamcoat 1/13-1/18 ASU Gammage Tempe
Annual Automobiles of Arizona 1/14,15,16 Arizona Biltmore Phoenix
Russo & Steele "Sports & Muscle" Car Auction 1/14-1/18 Convention Center Scottsdale
O'Jays 1/15 Celebrity Theatre Phoenix
Mitch Silver Car Auction 1/15,16,17 Ft McDowell Casino Ft McDowell
Steel Magnolias 1/15-1/31 Ghostlight Theatre Sun City West
The FAB Four 1/16 Mesa Arts Center Mesa
Phoenix Suns vs Minnesota Timberwolves 1/16 US Airways Phoenix
10th Annual Woodcarving Expo 1/16,17 Readiness & Community Center Yuma
25th Annual Shootout 1/16,17,18 Fort Lowell Park Tucson
Styx 1/17 Ovations Chandler
Wellton-Mohawk Tractor Rodeo 1/17 Irrigation & Drainage District
(928) 344-2000
Wellton
Run & Gun 1/17 Rawhide Western Town Chandler
USA Belly Dance Queen Competition 1/17 Wild Horse Pass Casino Chandler
Los Reyes De La Risa 4 1/17 Celebrity Theatre Phoenix
Superstition Mtn Heritage Days 1/17,18 Base of Mountains Apache Junction
Historic Downtown Street Fair & Car/Bike Show 1/17,18 Main Street Casa Grande
Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain 1/18 Mesa Arts Center Mesa
Venessa Williams 1/18 Center for the Performing Arts Scottsdale

P.F. Chang's Rock 'n Roll Marathon

1/18 Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe
Dianne Reeves 1/18 Fox Tucson Theatre Tucson
Havasu Hot Air Balloon Festival & Fair 1/18 Nautical Beachfront Resort Lake Havasu
Phoenix Suns vs LA Lakers 1/19 US Airways Phoenix
Phoenix Suns vs Portland Trail Blazers 1/21 US Airways Phoenix
2015 CAP Tour 1/22 Picacho Pumping Station Eloy
Terry Bradshaw 1/22, 23 Scottsdale Performing Arts Scottsdale
Phoenix Suns vs Houston Rockets 1/23 US Airways Phoenix
Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons 1/23 Celebrity Theatre Phoenix
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers 1/23,24 Mesa Arts Center Mesa
Dillinger Days 1/23,24 Downtown Tucson
Agri-Country Bluegrass Festival 1/23,24,25 Pinal County Fairgrounds Casa Grande
Arizona Balloon Classic 1/23,24,25 Fear Farm Sports Complex Phoenix
Senior Pro Rodeo 1/23,24,25 Rodeo Buckeye
Monster Jam 1/24 Chase Field Phoenix
Eric Church/Dwight Yoakam 1/24 US Airways Phoenix
SAILA Livestock Show 1/24 County Fairgrounds-(928) 726-4420 Yuma
Street Eats Food Truck Festival 1/24,25 Salt River Fields Scottsdale
Superior Home Tour & Antique Show 1/24,25 Chamber of Commerce Superior
So You Think You Can Dance LIVE Tour 1/25 Comerica Theatre Phoenix
Travis Tritt 1/25 Chandler Center for the Arts Chandler
Ronnie Milsap 1/25 Celebrity Theatre Phoenix
NFL Pro Bowl 1/25 University of Phoenix Stadium Glendale
Waste Mgmt Phoenix Open 1/26-2/1 TPC of Scottsdale Scottsdale
Tucson Jazz Festival: Burt Bacharach 1/28 Fox Tucson Theatre Tucson
Capital Cities 1/28 Coors Light Birds Nest Scottsdale
Directv's Super Fan Festival 1/28,29,30 Pendergast Family Farm Glendale
Darius Rucker 1/29 Coors Light Birds Nest Scottsdale
Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull 1/29 US Airways Phoenix
Arizona Indian Festival 1/29,30,31 Scottsdale Performing Arts Scottsdale
Kid Rock(Sold Out) 1/30 Coors Light Birds Nest Scottsdale
Superfest 2K15 1/30 Celebrity Theatre Phoenix
Johnny Rivers 1/31 Higley Center for the Performing Arts Gilbert
Afrojack 1/31 Coors Light Birds Nest Scottsdale
The Night Before the Superbowl Concert 1/31 US Airways - Jason Aldean/Dierks Bentley/Florida Georgia Line Phoenix
Arizona Classic 1/31-2/1 Pinal County Fairgrounds Casa Grande
February 2015 

Activity

Date

Website

Location

Super Bowl XLIX 2/1 University of Phoenix Stadium Glendale
Oak Ridge Boys 2/6 Ovations Chandler
Wuertz Gourd Festival 2/6,7,8 Pinal County Fairgrounds Casa Grande
Oakridge Boys 2/7 Desert Diamond Casino Sahuarita
Harlem Globetrotters 2/7 US Airways Phoenix
Renaissance Festival 2/7-3/29 Renaissance Festival Gold Canyon
Harlem Globetrotters 2/8 Gila River Arena Glendale
Dancing with the Stars LIVE 2/8 Comerica Theatre Phoenix
CAP Tour 2/12 Picacho Pumping Station Eloy
Ne-Yo 2/12 Celebrity Theatre Phoenix
Valentine's Super Love Jam 2/13 US Airways Phoenix
Keith Sweat 2/13 Celebrity Theatre Phoenix
John Sebastian 2/13 Higley Ctr for the Performing Arts Gilbert
Florence Historic Home Tour 2/14 30th Annual Florence Historic Home Tour Florence
Engelbert Humperdinck 2/14 Ovations Chandler
Gabriel Iglesias 2/14 US Airways Phoenix
Festival Fiesta Classic Volleyball Tournament 2/14,15,16 University of Phoenix Glendale
Molly Ringwald 2/14 Mesa Arts Center Mesa
Lost Dutchman Marathon 2/15 Base of Superstition Apache Junction
Chippendales 2/15 Celebrity Theatre Phoenix
Dirty Dancing 2/17-2/22 ASU Gammage Tempe
Cirque du Solelli presents Varekai 2/18-22 US Airways Phoenix
Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band 2/19 Gila River Arena Glendale
Trailer Park Boys 2/21 Celebrity Theatre Phoenix
Lily Tomlin 2/21 Chandler Center for the Performing Arts Chandler
The Color Dash 2/21 Pinal County Fairgrounds Casa Grande
Pima County Saila 2/21,22 University of Arizona Tucson
Glenn Miller Orchestra 2/22 Chandler Center for the Performing Arts Chandler
CAP Tour 2/26 Picacho Pumping Station Eloy
Lost Dutchman Days 2/26-3/1 Apache Junction Apache Junction
Lego Kidsfest Tour 2015 2/27,28 University of Phoenix Stadium Glendale
Ride for the Warrior IV 2/27,28 Paul Mason Sports Complex Casa Grande
Alan Jackson/Jon Pardi 2/28 Ak-Chin Pavilion Phoenix
March 2015

Activity

Date

Website

Location

Marvel Universe Live 3/5-3/8 US Airways Phoenix
UPT Flight Camp Spring Weekend Edition 3/6 Skydive Arizona Eloy
Annual Cactus Antique Airplane 3/6 Casa Grande Airport Casa Grande
Billy Ocean 3/6 Ovations Chandler
Jerry Seinfeld 3/6 Comerica Phoenix
AZ State Open Chili Championship 3/7 Ed Hooper Rodeo Park Casa Grande
Don Williams 3/7 Celebrity Theatre Phoenix
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella 3/10-3/15 ASU Gammage Tempe
Jenny McCarthy & Friends 3/14 Wild Horse Pass Chandler
Apache Leap Mining Festival 3/14,15 Main Street Superior
Tucson Saila Show 3/14,15 Pima County Fairgrounds Tucson
Pinal County Fair 3/18-3/22 Pinal County Fairgrounds Casa Grande
Kathy Griffin 3/20 Wild Horse Pass Chandler
Pink Floyd 3/21 Celebrity Theatre Phoenix
Dancing Pros: Live 3/24 Mesa Arts Center Mesa
Arizona Bike Week 2015 3/25-29 WestWorld Scottsdale
Beach Boys 3/28 Good Life Fest San Tan Valley
AZ Lowrider Supershow 3/28 University of Phoenix Glendale
 April 2015

Activity

Date

Website

Location

Beowulf 4/1 Mesa Arts Center Mesa
2015 Head Down World Record Tryout/Camp 4/4 Skydive Arizona Eloy
Arlo Guthrie 4/4 Mesa Arts Center Mesa
Ariana Grande Honeymoon Tour 4/6 US Airways Phoenix
Barry Manilow 4/8 Gila River Arena Glendale
The Odyssey 4/8 Mesa Arts Center Mesa
Country Thunder 4/9-4/12 Country Thunder Florence
UrbanAZ Funk Fest 4/10 Celebrity Theatre Phoenix
Pima County Fair 4/16-4/26 Pima Fairgrounds Tucson
Foreigner 4/18 Good Life Festival San Tan Valley
SE AZ Wine Growers Festival 4/18,19 Kief-Joshua Vineyards Elgin
May 2015

Activity

Date

Website

Location

Lana Del Rey & Courtney Love 5/14 Ak-Chin Pavilion Phoenix
Sesame Street Live 5/16,17 Mesa Arts Center Mesa
U2 5/22,23 Talking Stick Resort Phoenix
June 2015

Activity

Date

Website

Location

Three Dog Night 6/26 Wild Horse Pass Chandler
July 2015

Activity

Date

Website

Location

Nickelback 7/1 Ak-Chin Pavilion Phoenix
Holbrook Saila Show 7/11,12 Navajo County Fairgrounds Holbrook
John Mellencamp 7/29 Comerica Phoenix
August 2015

Activity

Date

Website

Location

Safford Saila Show 8/9 Graham County Fairgrounds Safford
Taylor Swift 8/17,18 Gila River Arena Glendale
September 2015

Activity

Date

Website

Location

Foo Fighters & Gary Clark Jr 9/25 Ak-Chin Pavilion Phoenix
October 2015

Activity

Date

Website

Location

Parker Livestock Show 10/4,5 CRIT Fairgrounds Parker