By Tuesday Mahrle
Featured event: Phoenix Flea: A Modern Market
Phoenix Flea is an outdoor curated market featuring 150 vendors and food trucks! This is not your typical flea market where you rummage through junk to find the best items. You will find handcrafted goods and fine art from skilled craftsmen and artisans, curated vintage, modern fashion and design, and delicious food and drink.
Most vendors are from Phoenix, Tucson and around Arizona. They have a handful of vendors from California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Texas.
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P!NK: Beautiful Trauma World Tour
Thursday, March 1
Known for her acrobatic performances on stage and at award shows, P!nk has sold over 40 million albums and 50 million singles worldwide. She currently has three Grammy Awards, a Brit Award, a Daytime Emmy Award and seven MTV Video Music Awards.
Currently, she is on her Beautiful Trauma World Tour and visiting Talking Stick Resort Arena. Minimal seats are available. Visit ticketmaster to purchase tickets.
McDowell Mountain Music Festival
March 2-March 4
This year, McDowell Mountain Music Festival (M3F) brings top headliners to the Arizona music scene such as Nick Murphy (FKA Chet Faker), Big Gigantic and Griz. The lineup features numerous national artists such as Lemaitre, Lucky Chops and The Marcus King Band. As an Arizona-based festival, M3F doesn’t forget its local talent. The festival features 11 local bands across three stages including The Uncommon Good, Jane N’ The Jungle, Treasurefruit and others.
M3F will also feature food trucks, restaurants and locations to purchase cocktails. Visit the marketplace to shop a variety of local vendors offering custom apparel and one-of-a-kind pieces of art.
Rockin’ Taco Rumble
Friday, March 2
Come for the tacos, stay for the carne’age! Arizona’s first ever Rockin’ Taco Rumble will bring the heat, the meat and all the cheesy puns to Events on Jackson in Downtown Phoenix.
54th Annual Phoenix Scottish Games
March 3-March 4
You don’t have to be Scottish to attend the Games. They welcome everyone and hope you’ll share about your cultural background too! Visit the Genealogy tent and trace your own family roots. They will also showcase competitive highland dancing, pipe bands, heavy athletics, country dancing, historical re-enactments, vintage British car exhibitions and representatives of over 50 clans. There will be so much to see and do!
Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market
March 3-March 4
The Fair is a world-acclaimed cultural event that draws nearly 15,000 visitors and more than 600 of the nation’s most outstanding and successful American Indian artists. You’ll meet traditional and cutting-edge contemporary artists as well as young artists selling their art alongside their relatives.
16th Annual Melrose Street Fair
Saturday, March 3
Presented by the Seventh Avenue Merchants Associations, the 16th Annual Melrose Street Fair is a free event in the heart of the historic Melrose neighborhood. The day is a celebration of local art, businesses and and music. The event will feature live music, food trucks, kids activities, a beer and margarita garden, Artisan Marketplace and Classic Car Show!
Shakespeare in the Park
Saturday, March 3
Enjoy Twelfth Night performed by the renowned Southwest Shakespeare Company!
A deliciously dark comedy of mistaken identities, misdirected passions and touchingly human celebration. Lovers and misfits, clowns and gentry collide in an entertaining cocktail of comic confusion in this classic Shakespeare comedy!
Besides the show itself, enjoy a stiltwalker, juggler, face painting and Royal Renaissance Singers. Kids can make their own crest (coat of arms) at the WHAM Mobile Art Studio and there will be a student monologue showcase at 6 p.m.
Dancing with the Stars: Live!
Saturday, March 3
For fans who end every episode of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars wanting to see more, and those who can’t wait for the next season to start the minute the mirror ball trophy is hoisted by the newest champion, Dancing with the Stars: Live! brings the magic of the TV show to venues across the United States and Canada. Dancing with the Stars: Live! tickets promise all the dancing drama, vivacious routines, spectacular costumes and unforgettable showmanship of the beloved reality television series.
Demi Lovato & DJ Khaled
Sunday, March 4
Demi Lovato and DJ Khaled come together for the Tell Me You Love Me World Tour. Phoenix will be their 5th stop on the tour.
Demi Lovato began her career on Barney & Friends as a child and became popular when she starred in the Disney Channel film Camp Rock. She released her first single, This is Me which quickly climbed the charts. She has since made many appearances and released multiple singles.
DJ Khaled is a record producer, radio personality, DJ, record label executive and author. He began his career as a Miami radio host and DJ for the hip hop group Terror Squad.