Top 10 Valley Events in March and April 2023

Jason KeilMarch 3, 2023
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Photo courtesy Pat Tillman Foundation
Photo courtesy Pat Tillman Foundation
1 April 15

Pat’s Run
Thousands of runners and walkers will pay tribute to Arizona football legend Pat Tillman as they move either virtually or on the Tempe streets a total of 4.2 miles. Check website for more details, race fees and course information.

2 March 10-12

March NASCAR Weekend
It’s that time of year when local race fans gather around the track for the real March Madness. Check out the General Tire 150, United Rentals 200 or the United Rentals Work United 500. Call for times and ticket prices. Phoenix Raceway, 7602 S. Avondale Blvd., Avondale, 866-408-RACE,

3 March 29-April 2

Arizona Bike Week 2023
Rev up your engines! Billy Idol, Staind and Megadeath are scheduled to perform at one of the nation’s largest bike rallies. In addition to the great music, attendees can enjoy parties, bike and stunt shows, and demo rides. Check website for schedule. $15, WestWorld, 16601 N. Pima Rd., Scottsdale,

4 March 24-26

Perhaps one of the first hit musicals based on a comic, this story about an orphan who rises above her “hard-knock life” to the lap of luxury has been beloved by generations of theater fans. Call for times and ticket prices. Gammage Auditorium, 1200 S. Forest Ave., Tempe, 480-965-3434,

Dino Ranch Live
Dino Ranch Live
5 March 28

Dino Ranch Live
A rare dino egg is stolen, and it’s up to Jon, Min and Miguel to rescue it. The hit Disney program comes to life in a stage show that is certain to amaze and delight preschoolers. 6 p.m., $42.50-$52.50, Arizona Financial Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix, 602-514-2919,

Photo by RyleeAnn Buss
Photo by RyleeAnn Buss
6 March 1

The Eagles
The popular ’70s group will be joined by Vince Gill and accompanied by an orchestra and choir to perform its landmark record Hotel California in its entirety. Check out any time you like, but you can never leave. 8 p.m. $124-$444, Footprint Center, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, 602-379-7800.

7 March 17-18

Taylor Swift
The rumor going around the citizens of Taylor Nation is that after the debacle that occurred when tickets to the songwriter’s The Eras Tour initially went on sale in November, Swifties will get a second chance to score a seat through Ticketmaster. So be on the ready or try to snag one on the resale market. Check website for ticket prices. State Farm Stadium, 1 Cardinals Dr., Glendale, 602-379-0102,

8 March 11-15

World Baseball Classic
The United States will defend its championship title against Canada, Mexico, Colombia and Great Britain in the first round of this international competition. Check website for times and ticket packages. Chase Field, 401 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, 602-514-8400,

9 March 3-4

M3F Fest
Jamie XX, Toro y Moi, Neil Frances, Neal Francis and more of the best EDM and jam bands will take over Downtown for another edition of the popular nonprofit music festival. Check website for set times. Weekend ticket packages start at $135. Margaret T. Hance Park, 67 W. Culver St., Phoenix,

PHOENIX magazine's Dish Fest
PHOENIX magazine's Dish Fest
10 March 5

PHOENIX magazine’s Dish Fest
The one thing you need to bring to our food festival is an appetite. There will be unlimited bites from the best chefs in the Valley, with food demonstrations from Jennifer Caraway of The Joy Bus. VIP tickets, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; general admission, 12-4 p.m., $70-$105, The Clayton House, 3719 N. 75th St., Scottsdale,


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