Scottsdale April 2022

Scottsdale April 2022 Events

Scottsdale April 2022 Events

April in the Phoenix-Scottsdale Area Welcomes Clear Blue Skies, Warm Weather and Lifted Restrictions

Average temperature low and high: 59° - 86°
April is one of the best times of the year to visit Phoenix and Scottsdale, especially this year, as it is the first full month that all COVID restrictions have been lifted on the area. April also marks the end of "Snowbird Season," with temperatures in the 70s and 80s before rising into the 90s in May. Outdoor fun and events welcome tourists under clear blue skies.

April Event Calendar

South Pacific

Don't miss this 10-time Tony winning musical! Based on a tropical island durring World War II surrounding an unlikley love story, this timeless play with beautiful music composition will make for an experience you won't foget! Get your tickets here! 

Phoenix Lights

Phoenix Lights

The 6th annual Phoenix Lights event is an electrifying experience that you won’t want to miss! This huge 3-day electronic dance festival gets bigger and better each year with mesmerizing light displays, impressive stage productions, and an awesome lineup of performances across four different stages. Although EDM is the fest’s focused genre, diverse artists from the techno, dubstep, and hip-hop genres will be performing as well. More ticket info and details about 2022 can be found online. 

Country Thunder Arizona

Country Thunder Arizona

Enjoy live performances from some of the top country music artists in the industry at Country Thunder Arizona. This year's festival headliners include Morgan Wallen, Blake Shelton, Riley Green, and more. Four-day general admission passes start at $253 and can be purchased here. 

FRIED: French Fry and Music Festival

FRIED: French Fry and Music Festival

Is there anything better than an entire festival dedicated to french fries? America’s favorite side dish is being celebrated at FRIED: French Fry and Music Festival. Guests will flock to downtown Phoenix for music, art and French Fry-focused dishes from more than 20 chefs. Each one is just $2 or $3. Admission is $10.

 

Arizona Taco Festival

Arizona Taco Festival

This fest will feature limited delicious taco samples from some of the best restaurants (ranging from urban contemporary to authentic street-style) in the area! There will also be live entertainment, eating contests, great tequila and more. Tickets and more info for 2022 can be found here.

International Jazz Festival

International Jazz Festival

Celebrate International Jazz in the best way possible! Enjoy live music at this annual, free event. The International Jazz Festival has brought an amazing lineup to the Mesa Arts Center in past years, so expect this year to be no different. 

My Nana's Best Tasting Salsa Challenge

My Nana\'s Best Tasting Salsa Challenge

Lovers of Mexican food will appreciate having more than a hundred different salsas in one place. My Nana’s Best Tasting Salsa Challenge has been running strong for 35 years now as the largest annual fundraiser for the Arizona Hemophilia Association. Chefs bring their best recipes while guests enjoy endless chips and salsa, as well as drinks featured in the Jose Cuervo Margarita Mix-Up.

 

 

Scottsdale Events in April

Concerts

Theater & Headliners

Sports

Things to do in Scottsdale

Things to Do in Phoenix in April

Hike Camelback Mountain

Hike Camelback Mountain
Named due to its appearance, resembling a camel's hump, this famous hiking spot is convenient for nature lovers in all corners of Scottsdale. The views after reaching the top are worth the trek.

Catch a Diamondbacks Game

Catch a Diamondbacks Game
Now that Cactus League's spring training schedule has wrapped up, it's time to catch a game where it counts: at Chase Field. The Diamondbacks are ready to take the field in one of the most modern and comfortable baseball stadiums in the country.