Scottsdale, Arizona is the place to be for events of all kinds all year long, but without a doubt, the cream of the crop events happen January through April. Here are just a few that you may want to consider adding to your calendar.
January is a mecca for car lovers in Scottsdale. During the span of less than 10 days from January 12- January 18 you could literally see hundreds of the finest cars on the planet up for auction and display at Barrett Jackson Collector Car Auction, Russo & Steele Collector Automobile Auction and Gooding & Company Scottsdale Auction
Following right after Car Week is the fabulous P.F. Chang’s Rock n Roll Marathon. This signature Event combines a world-class Marathon with great music along the way and at the end.
January closes out with one of the most anticipated events of the year, known as the “Greatest Show on Grass”, the Waste Management Phoenix Open is right next door to the Celebration of Fine Art.
February 13 – 23 the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show comes to town. This breathtaking event brings the finest Arabian Horses from around the world to compete in the beautiful desert setting of Scottsdale’s Westworld Equestrian Center.
And, of course March brings Spring Training to Scottsdale as the Cactus League teams come to town. Scottsdale is the Spring Training home of Arizona Diamondback, Colorado Rockies and the San Francisco Giants. With a total of 14 teams training in the Valley of the Sun, baseball lovers can enjoy a game almost every day in March.