Events

Everything You Need to Do in Phoenix This Weekend

Updated On 04/19/2018 at 10:28AM EST Updated On 04/19/2018 at 10:28AM EST
Southwest Cajun Fest
Great Southwest Cajun Fest | Southwest Cajun Fest
Friday
Apr 20
Chandler
Nochella? No worries. The electronic music duo is bringing their A Moment Apart tour to The Valley. Doors to the show open at 7pm.
Cost: Tickets start at $59
Friday
Apr 20
Downtown Phoenix
The comedic legend will be performing his stand-up act on Friday and Saturday at the downtown Phoenix comedy joint StandUpLive. There are multiple show times, all of which have a two drink minimum.
Cost: $32
Friday
Apr 20
Scottsdale
Join comedian Anwar Newtown at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art for an evening of pop culture trivia. First drink is on the house!
Cost: $15 or $20 per pair
Nirvana Food and Wine
Nirvana Food and Wine
Friday - Sunday
Apr 20-22
Paradise Valley
Culinary superstars like Scott Conant, Todd English, Stephanie Izard, Chuck Hughes, Beau MacMillan, Aar贸n S谩nchez, and so many more are coming together for the second Nirvana Food and Wine Festival. There are a bunch of events sure to please the appetites and palates for foodies and wine lovers alike happening over the course of the multi-day festival. Peep the entire lineup here.
Cost: Ticket prices vary by event
Saturday
Apr 21
Scottsdale
The Phoenician鈥檚 newest restaurant Mowry & Cotton is hosting the first ever BBQ, Bourbon & Beer Feast as part of their 鈥淢eet at Mowry鈥 community dining series. Chef Tandy Peterson will be offering a range of 鈥榗ued options that pair with bourbons from Basil Hayden鈥檚, Buffalo Trace, and Woodford Reserve, as well as brews from local favorite Huss Brewing Company, Phoenix Ale Brewery, and Four Peaks.
Cost: $65
The Camby
The Camby
Saturday
Apr 21
Phoenix
Experience a tea party like no other at Tipsy Tea. Taking place at The Camby Hotel, this fete will pair tea-infused cocktails with bites straight from Stephanie Izard鈥檚 new cookbook Gather & Graze, including a squash blossom crab rangoon and a strawberry gazpacho with a mango coconut cloud.
Cost: $65
Saturday
Apr 21
Downtown Phoenix
Indie folk artist Vance Joy will be taking the stage at Comerica. Show starts at 7:30pm. Can鈥檛 make it to the downtown Phoenix show? Download his newest album Nation of Two here.
Cost: Tickets start at $29.50
Saturday
Apr 21
Downtown Phoenix
The Diamondbacks are hosting a series of D-backs Fiestas this season, with the first kicking-off this weekend. Happening outside of Chase Field, the fiesta will feature live music, food, and a beer garden. The fiesta begins at 3pm. The D-backs will take on the San Diego Padres at 5:10pm.
Cost: Ticket prices vary
Southwest Cajun Fest
Southwest Cajun Fest
Saturday
Apr 21
Chandler
Feed your craving for NOLA flavors at downtown Chandler鈥檚 Great Southwest Cajun Fest. Hot Rod Hot Dogs will be dishing out fried gator, Angry Crab Shack will feed the masses with their Cajun turkey legs, and a handful of vendors will be serving traditional crawfish 茅touff茅e. There will also be eating contests and live entertainment.
Cost: $10 online, $15 at the gate
Saturday - Sunday
Apr 21-22
Downtown Phoenix
This two night event, happening in the Phoenix Public Open Air Market space, will see over 40 vendors dishing out Asian-influenced cuisines, including poke tacos from Pokitrition and savory Japanese pancakes from Noodle Bar. In addition to lots of eats, the event will also feature live performances, arcade games, and a beer garden.
Cost: $8, $10