Sheraton Grand Phoenix

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340 North 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ, 85004, United States   •  Weather:    •   Local Time:     •  Phone: 602-262-2500   •  Hotel Reservations: 866-837-4213

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Explore the Many Things to Do in Phoenix

Whether it's attending a world-class sporting event with the kids or catching a musical festival with friends, you'll never be short of things to do in Phoenix. Consult the list of monthly events below to find out what's happening in downtown Phoenix and beyond.

University of Phoenix Stadium

JANUARY

Sun Devil BaseballJanuary through June, the Arizona State Sun Devils slug it out on the diamond against other NCAA teams.

Fiesta Bowl: One of the premier college football events of the year of the year takes place at University of Phoenix stadium.

Golf

FEBRUARY

Waste Management Phoenix OpenThe largest professional golf tournament returns to Phoenix the first week of February. 

Spring Training

MARCH

Cactus League Spring TrainingBring the kids to cheers on their favorite baseball team at one of 11 ballparks around Phoenix. 

Carefree Fine Arts & Wine Festival: Artists and wine makers gather in the desert town of Carefree, right outside of Scottsdale, to celebrate fine wine and fine art.

NASCAR: Subway Fresh 500: Grab your cooler and head to the racetrack - NASCAR comes to Phoenix with the Subway Fresh 500.

Convention Center

APRIL

Country Thunder: See the hottest acts in country music all in one place at his four-day music event in nearby Florence, Arizona.

Scottsdale Culinary Festival: Over 20 culinary events and other things to do to benefit Scottsdale League of the Arts. 

Park

MAY

Queen Creek Peach FestivalSavor fresh fruit and sample amazing peach pies, tarts, preserves, and much more.

Flashlight Tours at Desert Botanical GardenExplore the desert's night sights, sounds, plants and animals on the Discovery Trail every Thursday and Saturday all summer long.

Beer Festival

JUNE

Made in the Shade Beer Festival: Beat the heat with a quick day trip up north at Flagstaff's Made in the Shade Beer Festival. 

Rookie League Baseball: Minor League Baseball has 14 Rookie League teams in the Phoenix area playing games through August at stadiums across the Valley.

Family Gathering

JULY

Fabulous Phoenix Fourth of July Celebration: Ring in our Independence Day by watching the night sky light up with a fantastic display of colors and patterns.

Summer Spectacular ArtWalk: Come outside and marvel at works from the next generation of painters, sculptors, and other artists.

Leisurely Summer Night

AUGUST

Grape Train Escape: The Grape Train Escape combines the wonder of riding on an old train with fantastic wine. Sample libations from local wineries as you take a scenic train ride to the Grand Canyon.

Football

SEPTEMBER

Sun Devil Football: College football season kicks into high gear in September. Cheer on the Arizona State Sun Devils as they tackle their rivals on the gridiron.

Talking Stick Resort Arena

OCTOBER

Arizona Coyotes Hockey: Hockey? In the desert? Our Arizona Coyotes aren't the oldest team in the NHL, but they give even the best teams in the league a run for their money.

Oktoberfest: The Arizona Center for Germanic Cultures doesn't have a dedicated home yet, but they do have one of the more popular festivals in the Valley - and for good reason. Those who can't make the trip to Germany for the real thing can enjoy a taste of Deutschland in Phoenix.

NOVEMBER

ZooLights: A delight for children, ZooLights brings Christmas to the animals - and affords kids a chance to catch a glimpse of the animals that are a little more lively at night.

Arizona International Auto Show: Grander than World of Wheels, the Arizona International Auto Show brings car enthusiasts - and their eye-catching antiques - to Phoenix for the largest auto show in the Valley.

Los Noches de las Luminarias: The Desert Botanical Garden comes to life with the soft glow from more than 8,000 hand-lit luminaria bags. Open nightly from the end of November through December. 

DECEMBER

Scottsdale Fantasy of Lights: Scottsdale comes alive with the spirit of Christmas each December. You can drive, but to get a full appreciation for the light displays in historic downtown Scottsdale, plan on walking a bit.

Glendale Glitters: Glendale’s award-winning holiday lighting event has become a family tradition across the valley.

APS Electric Light Parade: Enjoy holiday lights on everything from elaborate floats to marching bands.