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BEST Events In Scottsdale

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  • Hunker Down starring Ed Asner and Janet Arnold Rees

    Video Access
    Scottsdale, AZ
    Hunker Down starring Ed Asner and Janet Arnold Rees

    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 Auction

    WestWorld of Scottsdale
    16601 N. Pima Rd.
    Scottsdale, AZ 85260
    Barrett-Jackson Auction

    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.
    Phoenix, AZ
    Oh, Snap...A Spider!

    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 Fest

    Phoenix Premium Outlets
    Scottsdale, AZ
    Fall Fest

    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 Patch

    MacDonald's Ranch
    26540 N. Scottsdale Rd.
    Scottsdale, AZ 85255
    MacDonald's Ranch Pumpkin Patch

    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 Rails

    Verde Canyon Railroad
    300 N. Broadway
    Clarkdale, AZ 86324
    Ales on Rails

    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 Experience

    Facebook Livestream
    Scottsdale, AZ
    Story Time Classics LIVE! A Novel Experience

    Join us every afternoon at 12pm for another reading from a classical novel with your host Beau Heckman and special guests.

  • Reptile Encounter Talks

    Butterfly Wonderland
    9500 E. Via de Ventura
    Scottsdale, AZ 85256
    Reptile Encounter Talks

    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.

  • Brocktoberfest 2020

    Fountain Hills Theater
    11445 N. Saguaro Blvd.
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Brocktoberfest 2020

    Come join us for a Drive-in outdoor concert with different performers every night!

  • The 39 Steps

    Hale Centre Theatre
    50 West Page Avenue
    Gilbert, AZ 85233
    The 39 Steps

    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 Go

    Virtual Meetup
    Scottsdale, AZ

    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!

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