PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — Taylor Swift is in town, the Arizona Tennis Classic has arrived, and you even have the chance to see the King of Rock N’Roll himself, Elvis Presley (sort of), in the East Valley this week. Check out our lineup of amazing events coming to the Phoenix area and Pinal County between March 16th and 23rd!
13.–19. March: Arizona Tennis Classic 2023 | Phoenix Country Club – 2901 E. 7th St.
The classic has been back on the pitch since Monday, so you won’t want to miss the final games until Sunday. The event benefits Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Serve the Future this year, featuring 20 players ranked in the ATP Top 70 worldwide, six ranked in the ATP Top 50, and 2 ranked in the Top 30. Click here for tickets.
18.–19. March: CS Lewis on stage: Further up and further in | Herberger Theater Center – 222 E. Monroe St.
Award-winning actor Max McLean stops by Herberger to introduce you to CS Lewis as an individual, his perspectives on life and his works. After the show, McLean will host a post-show discussion. Children under the age of 4 are not admitted, and the show lasts 90 minutes without a break. Click here for tickets.
March 18 – Taylor Swift Drag Brunch | CB Live – 21001 N. Tatum Blvd.
Want to find out if the high was worth the pain? Kick off TayTay’s new tour in Phoenix with this drag brunch featuring drag Swift impersonator Jade Jolie from RuPaul’s Drag Race and Boulet Brother’s Dragula. The shows will be held from 10.00 to 12.00 and from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., so you have two chances to get your mimosas in this weekend. Two drinks minimum, 21+ up. Tickets are available here.
17.–18. March – Taylor Swift’s The Eras Tour US Leg | State Farm Stadium – 1 Cardinals Dr.
For two nights only, Taylor Swift kicks off her Eras tour in Glendale with Paramore and GAYLE. There are still places available, so get them here while you can!
March 17 – Zootopia – Foothills Park | 5708 W. Union Hills Dr.
Perfect for all ages, this Disney classic tells the story of an unlikely friendship between a fox and a rabbit trying to make it in the big city. There will also be activities and food trucks available for all your movie snacking needs. Showtime starts at 5 p.m
March 20 – Elle King: A-Freakin-Men Tour presented by Slow & Low | Marquee Theater – 730 N. Mill Ave.
Elle King is on her 2023 tour and is stopping by the Marquee for one night only. The Red Clay Strays open for her. General admission tickets are still available starting at $40 here.
March 19 – King In Concert: An Elvis Tribute | Chandler Center for the Arts – 250 N. Arizona Ave.
Victor Trevino, Jr., world-renowned Elvis impersonator and performer, will bring the warmth of the King of Rock & Roll to the Chandler Center of the Arts. He has been considered the #1 Elvis Tribute Artist in the world and has starred in the LEGENDS IN CONCERT show at the Las Vegas Flamingo hotel. Click here for tickets.
March 17 – Fibber Magee’s St. Patrick’s Day | Fibber Magee’s Pub – 1989 West Elliot Road
Celebrate St. Patty’s Day at one of the Valley’s largest outdoor block parties! There will be everything from live Irish music, a giant beer garden with tents, outdoor bar and kitchen with traditional Irish food. The doors open at 8 a.m. on Friday for Irish breakfast and outdoor festivities begin at 11 a.m. Tickets are $15 for admission. For more information, click or tap here.
March 16-19 – 33rd Annual Ostrich Fetsival | Tumbleweed Park – 745 E Germann Rd
An Arizona tradition is back! The 33rd annual Ostrich Festival kicked off Thursday and will run through the weekend at Tumbleweed Park in Chandler. There will be fun for everyone, including carnival rides, deep-fried food and live music! On Friday night Train will be on stage and on Saturday guests can see a performance from Nicky Youre and The Commodores. To end the weekend, Sublime with Rome will perform. Some important notes before you go – this is a cashless event and a clear bag policy will be in effect. For more information, click/press here.
March 17 – Tanya Tucker | Talking Stick Resort – 9800 E. Talking Stick Way
The Texas star, who has sung all over the world, is performing for one night at Talking Stick. Her many albums have landed her 23 Top 40 album charts and a string of 56 Top 40 singles. Her first big hit, “Delta Dawn”, was released when she was just 13 years old in 1972. Don’t miss it and get your tickets now!
March 19 – Scottsdale Philharmonic | Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts – 380 E. Second St.
The Philharmonic breathes new life into classical pieces such as Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A minor, Schubert’s Rosamunde Overture and so many other wonderful classics that you can enjoy in person. Tickets start at just $15 here.
March 18 – Boots in the Park Presents Chris Young, Trace Adkins & Friends | Gilbert Regional Park – 3005 E. Queen Creek Rd.
Join more of your favorite Gilbert country singers as they grace the stage along with a festival of music, vendors, cocktails, games and more. Often called “Arizona’s BEST country music party,” past guests have included star-studded musicians such as Tim McGraw, Jon Pardi, Dustin Lynch and many others. Tickets start at $79 here.
March 21 | The gazebo [Opening Night] | Hale Theater – 50 W. Page Ave.
This thriller comedy will please, as it is based on the Glen Ford and Debbie Reynolds film of the same name. A delightful whodunnit – a TV writer finds himself doing his best to bring out ‘the perfect crime’. The show will run for just over two hours and opening night seats are limited for both showtimes, so get them now while you can!
17-18 March | Pinal County Spring Festival | Pinal County Animal Care and Control – 1150 11 Mile Corner
Spring officially starts on Monday, but wildflowers are popping up all over the valley! Pinal County Animal Care and Control is getting into the spirit with their Spring Festival. On Friday and Saturday, the organization waives adoption fees for pets. There is also a large child-friendly event with a petting zoo, food trucks and bounce houses. The event will be held in Casa Grande next to the Pinal County Fairgrounds. For more information, click or tap here.
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