In other towns, spring means budding flowers, unpredictable weather, and perhaps a couple more months until you can unpack the sundresses and tank tops.
In Scottsdale, Spring means the party is already getting started.
People are ready to shed their winter layers and skip the soggy spring weather flock to Scottsdale for sunny heat and the fun that comes with it.
Why Visit Scottsdale in Spring?
It’sIt’s no secret that Scottsdale is the place to be in the spring. Our little town boasts the ideal summertime weather months before other seasonal areas, so sunny outside activities are a year-round occurrence. On top of that, springtime in Scottsdale hits the middle ground of sunny and warm without being makeup-melting hot. So for those that can’t handle the heat, spring is the perfect time to enjoy Scottsdale.
If you’re looking for fun events in Scottsdale, they will happen in the spring. From MLB Spring Training in Scottsdale to the Waste Management Phoenix Open, You can always find a gathering to enjoy or a reason to celebrate.
Locals and tourists alike realize that spring is a magical time in Scottsdale. This anticipation creates a fun-loving, social butterfly atmosphere where you can be friends with anyone you run into in Old Town.
Scottsdale Events in Spring
Looking for a gathering of like-minded fun lovers? Scottsdale spring events run the gamut from fine dining to rowdy dirt bikes. There’sThere’s something for everyone so fill your Scottsdale spring calendar with fun!
Cactus League MLB Spring Training
Consider MLB Spring Training your peek into what the official MLB season will hold. Teams come from all over the country to play friendlies against each other – and welcome the Scottsdale public to watch! So come to Scottsdale in early spring to get cheap tickets and tons of opportunities to see your favorite teams in action.
Arizona Bike Week
Running for over 25 years, Arizona Bike Week is a motorcycle rally and music fest that throws a rowdy good time. With half the event for vendors, stunt shows, exhibitions, bike shows, local bands, demos, the HandleBar Saloon and the Rally Girls, and the other for three days of concerts, you’ll get your fill of dirt bikes and then some.
Parada Del Sol Rodeo
Scottsdale’sScottsdale’s best rodeo happens every March! There are four full days of rodeo events, from world champion bull riding to rodeo clown antics. With over eight different rodeo events to enjoy, you’ll have a blast making the best on best bull-riding times and seeing some real skill in action.
Fitech Fuel Injection Spring Nationals
Car enthusiasts, get ready for multiple days of fuel-injected fun. The Goodguys 12th FiTech Fuel Injection Spring Nationals is held every March. Featuring hot rods, classic cars, autocross, dragster exhibition, a burnout competition, swap meet, and a kid’s zone, this is a car lover’s dream.
May Roars and Pours
Here’s a fun and creative date idea to take advantage of during spring in Scottsdale! The Phoenix Zoo is just a short drive away and throws one of the most creative happy hours you can find in Arizona. During the spring months, the Phoenix Zoo throws Roars and Pours, where they allow people over 21 to sip, explore trails, and see the year’s ZooLights before the general public!
Arizona Restaurant Week
Arizona Restaurant Week is the most delicious time of the year! This week-long event gives food lovers from all over the opportunity to enjoy a prix-fixe dinner at several participating Valley restaurants. With restaurants from all over the state getting involved, this Scottsdale spring event expands to other neighboring cities and beyond!
Old Town Scottsdale Farmers Market
Spring is the best time to browse the over 100 local growers that share their bounty at the Old Town Scottsdale Farmers Market. Find a wide variety of organic and pesticide-free produce, seasonal specialties such as cider and apples, flowers, natural pork, beef, fish, free-range eggs from the best of our Arizona growers.
Music In the Garden
Spamming from January to May, Friday nights are for Music in the Garden. Your ticket includes exhibit admission to stroll the trails and experience one of the Valley’sValley’s most iconic outdoor music venues. Enjoy country, jazz, blues, indie, and more almost every week in spring.
Fun Spring Activities in Scottsdale
The events are fantastic, but you don’t need a reason to enjoy Scottsdale in spring. Here are some things to do during spring in Scottsdale that will always be available!
Hit up a pool party
Scottsdale is known for throwing some pretty great pool parties. Spring is usually before the real heat sets in for the year, but it can still get hot enough to enjoy some water. Pool parties in Scottsdale each have different general vibes, so you can choose the one that fits your needs! From wild parties at Maya Day Club to more relaxed afternoons at the Saguaro, you can enjoy a day at the pool however you want.
Watch a game at a sports bar
With the official MLB season in full swing there’s no better way to enjoy the game than at one of Scottsdale’sScottsdale’s several sports bars. With TVs on rooftops and great selections on draft, you’ll be able to find a perfect place to watch the game.
For a great sports atmosphere and a social environment to enjoy the game, we recommend you check out RockBar, Social Tap, or Boondocks.
Enjoy an outdoor brunch
We all know the morning after can be a rough time. So don’t forget to end a great night out with a proper meal! Spring in Scottsdale is the perfect time of year to enjoy an outdoor brunch and soak up the questionable decisions of the night before. Old Town has some fantastic brunch spots that are more than up for that challenge.
Try The Montauk, Butters Pancakes and Cafe, and RnR Gastropub for some of the best brunch in Scottsdale.
Pedal through Scottsdale on a party bike
And, of course, we would be doing you a disservice by not mentioning ourselves. It wouldn’t be a Scottsdale spring without Arizona Party Bike! Whether the day of the week, the size of your group or the bar stops you want, our spring bike bar crawls are an automatic win for every event on your spring calendar. One thing to note – spring is the most popular season for party bikes, so get your reservation in early!
Don’tDon’t let the best season in Arizona slip through your fingers! Take advantage of everything a Scottsdale spring provides, and you’ll have a spring to remember. Ready to plan a spring bash the easy way? Hit up our team to take on all party logistics with a party bike tour!