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.
For over five decades, Arabian breeders, owners and trainers from around the world, along with horse lovers in general, arrive at WestWorld for this 10-day February event that showcases 2,000 of the most beautiful Arabian and Half-Arabian horses on the planet in a variety of shows.
Beginning at the end of February, and lasting for nine full days, guests join a lineup of celebrities and film industry professionals during this independent film festival that showcases over 150 films covering a variety of genres. Attend screenings, lectures, workshops and other activities while visiting this monumental event.
- 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.
- 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.