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7 THINGS TO DO IN PHOENIX, AZ (OCTOBER 26 - NOVEMBER 04)

Arizona State Fair

Arizona State Fair

October 2–30, 2021 • event

Cowboy hats and country music are a must at this traditional entertainment event of the American West

Tanque Verde Falls

Tanque Verde Falls

March–October • nature

A secluded waterfall with an easy access not far from Tucson

Tarantula Migration

Tarantula Migration

June–October  • nature

Every fall, thousands of tarantulas roam the desert looking for a mate

The Crack at Wet Beaver Creek

The Crack at Wet Beaver Creek

April–October • activity

An awesome hiking destination and a swimming hole

Weavers Needle

Weavers Needle

September–May • nature

A beautiful ascent for experienced climbers

Sandhill Crane Migration

Sandhill Crane Migration

November–early March  • nature

Thousands of cranes spend winter in southeast Arizona

Phoenix Halloween Events

Phoenix Halloween Events

mid-September–October • event

Celebrate fall with a variety of fun events throughout Phoenix

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Phoenix 4th of July Events & Fireworks

Phoenix 4th of July Events & Fireworks

out of rangeJuly 4 • event

Enjoy numerous Independence Day celebrations in the heart of Arizona

APS Electric Light Parade

APS Electric Light Parade

out of rangeDecember 4, 2021 • event

An annual event that lights up Phoenix for the holidays

Chandler Parade of Lights

Chandler Parade of Lights

out of rangeDecember 4, 2021 • event

See the iconic Tumbleweed Tree sparkle with colorful lights

Solar Spotlight at the Anthem Veterans Memorial

Solar Spotlight at the Anthem Veterans Memorial

out of rangeNovember 11 • event

Once a year, on Veterans' Day, the sun shines perfectly on this spot

Arizona Balloon Classic

Arizona Balloon Classic

out of rangeJanuary 23–25, 2021 • event

The premier hot air balloon race and festival in the state

Fantasy of Lights

Fantasy of Lights

canceledNovember 27, 2020 • event

One of the best holiday events in Tempe, Phoenix

Cibecue Falls

Cibecue Falls

out of rangeMay–September • activity

Enjoy a refreshing pool by a secluded waterfall

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

out of rangeFebruary 12–14, 2021 (virtual) • event

The popular cultural festival offers delicious food and entertainment

Hummingbird Migration

Hummingbird Migration

out of rangelate April–early October (best in late July–early August) • nature

The only state across the country where you can spot 15 different species of hummers at a time

New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve

out of rangeDecember 31  • event

Enjoy the big city-based festivities!

Reebok Ragnar Del Sol

Reebok Ragnar Del Sol

on holdFebruary 2021 • event

An inspiring sunset chase in a beautiful Sonora desert

Christmas Lights in and near Phoenix, AZ

Christmas Lights in and near Phoenix, AZ

out of rangeearly November–January • event

See Phoenix put on its holiday dress and transform into a glimmering wonderland

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