Roll out your yoga mat -- Wanderlust 108 returns to Scottsdale this spring. The “mindful triathlon” will start off with a 5k run. Next comes 75 minutes of outdoor yoga. And to make it a true trifecta, the triathlon will wrap with a 25-minute guided meditation. Want more workouts? Attendees have the option to drop into bonus classes like aerial yoga and hooping.
Taking place at Scottsdale Quarter, Arizona Wine & Dine brings out the best and brightest resorts and restaurants from across the state. A portion of the proceeds from this event benefit the scholarship and education efforts of The Arizona Lodging & Tourism Association.
Need a laugh? Well, good news -- Chris D’Elia is in town this spring. Catch his Follow the Leader Tour stand-up routine at Comerica Theatre. And if you can’t make it? You can find his latest comedy special Man on Fire on Netflix.
Cost: Tickets start at $38.50
April 5 - April 6
Phoenix Lights is celebrating its fifth year. And this show has a lineup you don’t want to miss. EDM artists including Kaskade, Big Gigantic, Griz, San Holo, and Party Favor will be performing across the two-day music festival. See the full roster of artists here.
Cost: Tickets start at $149; VIP options are available.
Pile into a car with your crew and hit up Lake Pleasant Regional Park for Paddle Fest. The water-soaked festival will feature kayak paddle tours, SUP yoga demo classes led by Desert Lotus Paddle Boards, paddle races, and more. Don’t have something that floats? There will be the opportunity to borrow different forms of paddle craft at the event. Bring your swimsuit or wear something that can get wet. Oh, and sunscreen. Be sure to bring that.
Cost: $7 per car
April 6 - April 7
Steele Indian School Park
Celebrate the LGBTQ community at Phoenix Pride, a two-day celebration featuring more than 150 unique performances and around 300 exhibitors ranging from food vendors to art makers. There will even be a VIP experience, dance pavilion, and a Latin carnival stage. And don’t miss the Phoenix Pride Parade -- it’ll step off at 3rd Street and Thomas at 10am.
Cost: $15-$71, VIP options available
April 11 - April 14
Dust off your cowboy boots: the biggest country music festival in Arizona is back. Thousands of country music fans will journey south of Phoenix to Florence, for a weekend of camping, singing along, and day-drinking. Headliners include Arizona-native Dierks Bentley, Chris Stapleton, Brothers Osborne, Trace Adkins, Brett Eldredge, country music legend Tim McGraw, and that’s just to name a few. Find the full lineup here.
Cost: Tickets start at $75