Easter Eggs

Whether you’re religious or not, we know some fun activities in the Valley this weekend. Keep reading to see what they are. You can also learn about a fun fair, a place for pets, a free movie and more things to do.

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1. Celebrate Easter

Thursday, April 13 to Sunday, April 16
Enjoy these egg-cellent Easter activities around the Valley:
Downtown Mesa’s Tiny Tots Egg Hunt
Mesa Arizona Temple Easter Pageant
Easter Egg-Citement at Schnepf Farms
Dolly Sanchez Memorial Easter Egg Hunt in Peoria
Family Easter Celebration in Chandler
41st Annual Easter Parade & Spring Fling in Ahwatukee
6 yummy places to enjoy Easter brunch with family or friends

2. Whoop it up

Thursday, April 13 to Sunday, April 16
It isn’t quite the Arizona State Fair, but the Maricopa County Fair still offers a lot of fun, from 35 carnival rides to a wide selection of fair food, shopping pavilions, and exhibits of agriculture and livestock.
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3. Fall into a ring of fire

Thursday, April 13 to Sunday, April 16
Johnny Cash well deserves his position as one of history’s great singer/songwriters. This musical tells his life story through 38 of his hit songs, including “I Walk The Line,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” and, naturally, “Ring of Fire.”
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4. Go somewhere cold and magical

Thursday, April 13 to Sunday, April 16
Disney on Ice returns to present the “Dream Big” show. It features four stories that feature beloved characters, including most of the Disney princesses, Tinker Bell and the cast of “Frozen.”
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5. Pamper your pet

Friday, April 14 to Sunday, April 16
Head to an expo that offers pet supplies, live entertainment, obedience demonstrations, free nail clipping, discounted medial services and plenty of pet-friendly fun. *Free Event!
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6. Find fantastic beasts

Friday, April 14
Catch a free outdoor screening of the magical Potter-verse movie “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” Feel free to dress up in your best wizard gear and partake in wizard-themed activities. *Free Event!
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7. Dabble in voodoo

Friday, April 14 to Saturday, April 15
Wildly popular modern swing band Big Bad Voodoo Daddy brings its catalog of hits, including “You, Me and the Bottle Makes Three Tonight,” to the Valley. Put on your dancing shoes for swingin’ good time.
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8. Play in nature

Saturday, April 15
Every month, the Phoenix Zoo hosts a pop-up event around the Valley that invites families to play outdoors and explore nature. *Free Event!
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9. Enjoy beer and rock bands

Saturday, April 15
Rock out to The Offspring, Pennywise, Atreyu, All That Remains and other big-name bands as you drink craft beer, eat tacos and watch lucha libre wrestling.
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10. Travel to India

Saturday, April 15
Experience the sights and sounds of India in this colorful Bollywood review. Taj Express fuses film, dance, music and elaborate costumes to create an electrifying cinema-like experience.
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Hot Upcoming Event

‘An American in Paris’

Tuesday, April 18 to Sunday, April 23
Winner of four Tony Awards, this Broadway musical tells the story of an American soldier who decides to stay in Paris after the war. It features the timeless music of George and Ira Gershwin.
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More Events This Weekend

Free concerts, films, street fairs and more

All Weekend
On the lookout for more concerts, spots to shop local vendors, a film festival, funny plays or comedy shows? These and more are happening this week around the Valley.
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