Even with its hot days and scarce rain, Arizona is a state teeming with life, from towering saguaro cactuses to small and friendly geckos. The warm embrace of Arizona's heat also invites visitors who thirst for the beauty of an endless desert view. From the major urban centers to the small rural towns, tourists and residents can find plenty of outdoor and cultural attractions and events in Arizona.
- Scottsdale, Arizona in Scottsdale, AZ
Watch art in the making from the middle of January through the middle of March on Scottsdale Road. Here, artisans begin projects spanning from ceramics and furniture-making to painting and sculpting. Over 100 artists from across the country participate in the event and invite guests to attend.
For an entire weekend in the middle of March, the Desert Caballeros Western Museum hosts the annual Cowgirl Up art show and sale. The event showcases the drawings, paintings and sculptures created by over 50 of the country's prominent female Western artists.
- Frontier Town 6245 E. Cave Creek RD Cave Creek, AZ 85327 in Cave Creek, AZ
This gala celebration spans a weekend in the middle of every March and includes a variety of events in addition to a traditional rodeo and chili cook-off competition. Guests have the chance to watch a parade, participate in a golf tournament and indulge in great food. Numerous vendors also display a large selection of crafts and products.
- Yuma County Fairgrounds Yuma, AZ 85364 in Yuma, AZ
For over six decades, the county sets aside six days in April to celebrate the event that continues attracting guests of all ages. Browse through the 4-H and FFA exhibits, win a prize on the mid-way, enjoy the wide selection of rides, the ever popular menu of fair foods and the many different live shows.
- Florence, Arizona, USA in Florence, AZ
Campers and Country Western music enthusiasts gather for this annual music festival held every April that spans for four days. From shortly after lunchtime till well after sunset, fans enjoy performances provided by local to celebrity acts. The location also has food, beverages and vendors available.
Every spring the Dead Horse Ranch State Park welcomes visitors to explore the world of birds during a four day weekend event. Learn about various species of birds while enjoying exhibits, field trips and tours.