BEST Events In Scottsdale
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Hunker Down starring Ed Asner and Janet Arnold ReesVideo Access
Join us for a special theatrical event, COVID–style! Originally delivered online in September, this 30-minute play stars Ed Asner (Lou Grant from The Mary Tyler Moore Show) and Janet Arnold Rees, with direction by Meribeth Reeves, managing director of Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. You will have access to the replay for one week.
Barrett-Jackson AuctionWestWorld of Scottsdale
16601 N. Pima Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Barrett-Jackson will be hosting a special Fall Auction this year at WestWorld of Scottsdale. While attendance will be limited to bidders, consigners, and their guests, the virtual auction will deliver the high-quality experience for which Barrett-Jackson is known. You can catch the live auction on both FYI and HISTORY channels, where you can expect to see genuine automobilia and hundreds of desirable cars.
Among the collector cars already lined up for the Fall Auction are some incredible vehicles, all offered with No Reserve. An original-owner 2012 Lexus LFA on the docket has under 1,100 miles on the odometer and is one of just 178 allocated and sold in the U.S. market, while an immaculate Shadow Black 2018 Ford GT with a Dark Energy interior theme has less than 853 actual miles and comes with the GT ordering kit, original transport seat and steering wheel covers, owner’s manuals, a Ford GT car cover and more.
To help maintain social distancing guidelines recommended for live events, the event will primarily be limited to bidders, consignors, and their guests. Enhanced live online and phone bidding options will be available for registered bidders.
Oh, Snap...A Spider!Desert Ridge Marketplace
21001 N. Tatum Blvd.
Creep through The District and get tangled up in our wicked web of creepy crawlers! Snap a scary-good selfie with our giant, hairy spider and tag us on social media #DesertRidgeMarketplace.
Located inside The District near AMC Theatres
Fall FestPhoenix Premium Outlets
FREE community event that will include sponsors, retail & food vendors, relief raffles, “Pumpkin Farm Stand”, Vendor “Trick or Treating”, kids & family activities, music, hot air balloon “Glows” & tether rides, holiday themed competition, seasonal beverages, BBQ and a beer garden.
MacDonald's Ranch Pumpkin PatchMacDonald's Ranch
26540 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Since 1970, MacDonald's Ranch has provided a family-friendly environment for everyone to enjoy all year. When fall comes around, MacDonald's Ranch pulls out all the stops for their annual pumpkin patch, including hay wagon and pony rides, a petting zoo, a hay bale maze, lawn games, tasty barbeque and more. With all that excitement going on, don’t forget to pick out your perfect pumpkin!
Ales on RailsVerde Canyon Railroad
300 N. Broadway
Clarkdale, AZ 86324
A party on the patio, Ales on Rails is a German-style luncheon and beer tasting, featuring a wide array of Arizona craft brews with something to appeal to every palate. Autumn ales boast the season’s deeper spices, flavors, aromas, and hues. This wildly popular event echoes the richness of the canyon’s fall foliage.
The party starts at 11:00 a.m. on the depot patio with a mouthwatering luncheon of German-inspired foods, all served to the rhythmic tunes of a polka serenade. The 1:00 p.m. train whistle signals the continuation of the party as it moves onto the rails with specialty beers served onboard.
Story Time Classics LIVE! A Novel ExperienceFacebook Livestream
Join us every afternoon at 12pm for another reading from a classical novel with your host Beau Heckman and special guests.
Reptile Encounter TalksButterfly Wonderland
9500 E. Via de Ventura
Scottsdale, AZ 85256
Short, educational talks about our reptiles and amphibians that share the rainforest with our tropical butterflies. Learn interesting facts and watch Bennie the Ball Python climb his specialized rock wall or see how Puff the Chinese Water Dragon can purr like a kitten when you rub his tummy.
Happy Half Hour at Turquoise PoolTurquoise Pool Bar at Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows
6114 N Scottsdale Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
Guests and locals are invited to the Andaz Scottsdale Turquoise Pool bar for Happy Hour every day from 3:00pm-5:00pm. Stop by the bar to see what the pop-up special of the week is!
Live Music + DJs Every Friday Night!The Montauk
4360 N Scottsdale Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Looking for a good vibe in Old Town Scottsdale, Arizona?
Join us at The Montauk Every Friday Night!
Pumpkin Nights #AtThePrincessFairmont Scottsdale Princess
7575 E. Princess Dr.
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Carve out some fun this Fall season and join us with friends and family as the resort transforms for its first annual Pumpkin Nights #AtThePrincess! Scottsdale's most anticipated new fall festival, Pumpkin Nights #AtThePrincess is set to surprise and spook with all-new featured experiences.
Oyster Happy HourMaple & Ash
7135 E. Camelback Rd., Ste. 130
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Enjoy $2-dollar raw oysters or fire-roasted oysters on the half shell every Monday thru Friday in the bar, patio or lounge! Pair them with a $10-dollar specialty cocktail!
Nativity WorkshopWood Creations Furniture
7143 E Southern Ave Ste. 101
Join us for a holiday workshop to create a simple wood & stencil craft Nativity Scene. Bring a friend or family member and leave with new Christmas Decor you made yourself!
Live Music at Center Stage BarCenter Stage Bar at Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa
7500 E. Doubletree Ranch Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Live music is back on weekends! During the month of October, enjoy live music on Friday and Saturday nights with beautiful mountain views, cascading fountains and delicious menu items from Center Stage Bar. From acoustic to street pop, you'll find a wide variety of local musicians taking the stage.
The Ladies | Room for TwoScottsdale Civic Center Parking Garage (upper level)
Set in a parking garage, The Ladies arrive at their secret catch-up spot to find a crowd. With the help of the garage attendant, Stan, The Ladies host the audience in an impromptu party. From trivial pursuit to smooth jazz, audience members can expect a hilariously awkward and fun experience—from the safety of their cars. Masks are required.
IMPORTANT VEHICLE DETAILS:
Convertibles must have the roof in place, and Jeeps must have a soft or hard cover in place. No open top vehicles allowed.
Live MusicDesert Ridge Marketplace
21001 N Tatum Boulevard
Jam out with free live music every Friday and Saturday night at The District Stage!
Live Music is back at The District Stage for outdoor ambiance and limited audiences with acoustic and pared-down band setups, safe spacing for guests and musicians, and free reusable masks for the first 25 listeners for each performance.
Brocktoberfest 2020Fountain Hills Theater
11445 N. Saguaro Blvd.
Fountain Hills, AZ
Come join us for a Drive-in outdoor concert with different performers every night!
The 39 StepsHale Centre Theatre
50 West Page Avenue
Gilbert, AZ 85233
What do you get when you mix a spellbinding Hitchcock murder mystery with a juicy spy novel? Oh, and then just for fun, top it off with a generous dash of Monty Python zaniness? One of the funniest and most enjoyable nights at the theater you’ve had in years, that’s what! A cast of four actors portray more than 150 characters in this mad-cap, entertaining adventure. Lightning-fast changes from hero to villain, from man to woman to child, will keep you gasping for breath as our enthralling story turns into a maze of murder, espionage, and flirtatious entanglements. Winner of two Tony Awards and proclaimed “Absurdly enjoyable” by the New York Times, this show is not to be missed!
azcentral Wine & Food Experience: To GoVirtual Meetup
Showcasing the Scottsdale culinary scene is at the heart of the azcentral Wine & Food Experience. We are committed to supporting our restaurants during this difficult time. Since our restaurants can’t serve you delicious bites at our event, we are encouraging you, our local foodies, to go on a Grand Tasting adventure of your own.
To Enter: Order delivery, carry out, or dine in at a participating Wine & Food Experience restaurant. Take a picture of your food, receipt, or selfie and upload here for a chance to win gift cards to your favorite restaurants or a Grand Prize of $1,000. The top five restaurants with the most uploads will win $500 courtesy of Lexus!