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10s of Points to Do In Tempe

The Grand Canyon State definitely blossoms in the Spring, and there are exciting annual Arizona occasions happening all over the state that you will not want to miss out on! Certainly, with many events occurring every Spring, the tough part will be selecting which ones you most wish to see! We have actually prepared a Top 10 list to make the option a bit simpler.

Spring comes early to Arizona. Starting our Top 10 list are 2 Renaissance Faires and Festivals. The very first one remains in Apache junction, ranges from February 10th, 2007 through April 1, 2007. If you've never ever been you're in for a reward! The reenactments are a great deal of fun, with individuals dressing up in period costumes, practicing their Thees and Thous, Kind Sirs and M'ladys. The rates to this celebration are rather cost effective and family rated, and chidren five and under get in totally free! Call 520-463-2700 for further details.l dui arizona You'll find falconry and sword fighting demonstrations, Renaissance music efficiencies, and all way of knightly and peasant activities at many every Renaissance Festival, whether you go to the one at Apache Junction or make it to the May in the Meadows Renaissance Faire in Prescott Valley, on the Cinco de Mayo weekend, Might 5th and 6th, 2007. Phone 928-772-8857 for further information.

Among the more venerable affairs in the desert, the 61st Annual Desert Caballeros Ride, a males's equine event in the Caballeros Mountains near Wickenburg and Phoenix. "Over 200 mounted horsemen leave Frontier Street on an early spring desert and mountain trek." The ride happens from April 16th through April 20th. Dial 928-684-3618 or 928-684-5479

On the Native American side, picking up as the Caballeros ride leaves off is the 21st Yearly ASU Spring Competition Pow Wow in Tempe. Held at the ASU Band Practice Field, the Pow Wow runs from April 20th through 22nd. Admission is $3-5. Call 480-965-5224 for more information.

Hispanic heritage is a big part of the southwest as well, and is not excluded in April. The 25th Yearly International Mariachi Conference goes on between April 23 and 28th at the TCC and Reid Park in Tucson. Phone 520-838-3908 for more information about this musical treat.

There are a variety of horse reveals going on this and every Spring in Arizona. Area VII holds its All-Arabian Horse Show in Scottsdale at WestWorld. A complimentary occasion which runs from April 24 through 29th, please call 702-435, 6694 to find out more. Simultaneously, the 67th Annual Santa Cruz Circuit Horse Show is hosted on the 28th and 29th of April in Sonoita (near Tucson) at the Santa Cruz Fairgrounds. May 10th through 13th, you may wish to delight in the 72nd Annual Quarter Horse Show, also in Sonoita's Santa Cruiz County Fairgrounds. Dial 520-455-5553 for details.

The Cinco De Mayo (5th of May) Mexican Independence Day events will be going on all across the country. Numerous celebrations will be held that we won't enumerate them here, though they are something to be prepared for.

If Mexican music isn't your thing, maybe you'll prefer to take in the 22nd Yearly Tucson Folk Celebration on May 5th and 6th at El Presidio Park in Tucson. 520-319-58599 will get you more details about this wonderful musical custom. While we're waxing musical, check out Phoenix' Show Under destiny on May 12th at the Steele Indian School park. Dial 602-495-0739 to discover more. And let's not forget that on May 26th and 27th, Scottsdale hosts the 30th Annual Paradise Valley Jazz Party at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort. Not a totally free occasion, phone 480-948-7993 for prices and Badge/ticket info.

Food is a huge part of southwest culture, and these 2 events bring that home: On May 19th and 20th, the 19th Annual Grand Canyon Sweet Onion and Peach Festival is held in Gilbert (near Phoenix) at Mother Nature's Farm. An economical $5 per person or $15 for the whole family will get you in on this occasion. Dial 480-892-5874 for details and instructions. If you 'd like a bit more meat to your fare, check out the 23rd Yearly Gran Feast Del Barrio Fajita Cook-Off in Flagstaff at the NAU Natatorium Field on June 1st and 2nd. The same rates use, and more details can be discovered at 928-526-8270.

The next subject is the Outdoors. Lake Havasu City hosts the 23rd Yearly Remover Boat Regatta on May fourth and fifth at the Rotary Park Beach (928-680-0265). On June second there's a National Trails Day in Holbrook at the Scared National Park (928-524-6228). If you wish to end up being involved in the ecology, you can lend at hand on June 3rd through 8th at the Fencing Natural Lakes Volunteer Event, North Rim Ranch, near Flagstaff. Whatever is offered, but be sure to require information at 928-774-7488.

Our last suggestion for Spring 2007 is the 34th Yearly Folk Arts Fair in Prescott on June second and 3rd, at Sharlot Hall Museum. Call them at 928-445-3122. There are certainly many other great things to see and do in Arizona. These are just a starter. ENJOY!

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