If you’re moving to Scottsdale, there’s a good chance that you already know there’s always something to do or see here. But what’s happening in Scottsdale in March 2022? This guide gives you a run-down on all the festivities around town.
Can’t-Miss March 2022 Events in Scottsdale
March is busy in Scottsdale – check out these upcoming events:
- Goodguys Spring Nationals
- M3F Music Festival
- Parada del Sol Rodeo
- Scottsdale Arts Festival
- St. Patrick’s Day and Irish Faire
Here’s a closer look at each.
Goodguys Spring Nationals
The Goodguys Spring Nationals
, held at WestWorld Scottsdale from March 18 to March 20, is a fantastic hot-rod show. You’ll get the chance to check out more than 2,500 cars, including custom builds, muscle cars, trucks and classic automobiles. You can shop with more than 200 vendors, see a timed racing competition, and watch the Nitro Thunderfest – a dragster exhibition. You can also check out model cars and let your little ones explore the Kid Zone. Whether you want to register your own vehicle in the show or come as a spectator, it’s definitely a great time.
M3F Music Festival
The M3F Music Festival
, a Scottsdale staple since 2004, is a charity festival with all proceeds going toward local nonprofits. Artists such as YokeLore, 2HU, Leon Bridges and Kaytranada are set to perform with dozens of other fabulous musicians. The festival takes place on March 4 and 5 in Margaret T. Hance Park, and you can purchase tickets on the festival’s website.
Parada del Sol Rodeo
The Parada del Sol Rodeo
, officially sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys’ Association (PRCA), is one of the oldest in the country. This family-friendly rodeo will be at WestWorld Scottsdale from March 10 through March 13, and this is its 69th year. Watch bull-riding, steer wrestling, breakaway roping and so much more – plus get plenty of laughs from PRCA specialty acts and rodeo clowns.
Scottsdale Arts Festival
The Scottsdale Arts Festival, which runs from March 13 through March 15 at Scottsdale Civic Center Park, is a three-day celebration of art, music and great food. You can catch any of 170 live performances, visit with more than 25 food vendors and explore local and national art with its creators in all mediums.
St. Patrick’s Day and Irish Faire
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in style with a parade and an old-fashioned Irish Faire
at Margaret T. Hance Park. The parade runs through Phoenix, and the faire event features three stages with live Irish music. You’ll see Irish step dancing, bagpipers, Irish crafts and merchandise, and even genealogy – and there’s a kids’ area for little ones to celebrate, too.