Can’t believe it’s already April? Can’t believe it’s already not the weekend? At least you have these great events to go to. From a Legend being in town, a fast paced bicycle race, another BBQ festival and much more will leave you feeling tired after a weekend of fun. Don’t forget to share photos of you enjoying these events with the hashtag #SL5 and follow @scottsdaleliving on Instagram!
Cave Creek Spring Classic Car Auction @ 7100 E. Cave Creek Rd., April 3-5 at 11 a.m.
Head on up to Cave Creek to get a peak at the classic and collectible cars that are being auctioned off. Whether you’re looking to buy a classic automobile yourself or just want to see all the action, make sure this event is at the top of your list.
First Friday @ Roosevelt Row Roosevelt and 1st Streets, April 4
As always First Friday, the ultimate art block party, kicks off for another night. Be sure to check out the debut of “Inspired Soles” at 6th Avenue Gallery, a show of fancy stilettos that will later be sold to the highest bidder. So bring your wallets!
(Free, except for the shoes.)
CycloMesa @ Downtown Mesa Event starts at Mesa Arts Center 1 E Main St., April 4-6
It’s a party, it’s a race and it’s a ride. Head down to Mesa for one of the biggest cycling events Arizona has to offer. There will be a fast paced Criterium to watch, a beer garden and of course food trucks. Also Saturday there are more events and beer to enjoy, just be sure to bring your bike for this great event.
John Legend in Concert @ Ikeda Theater, One E. Main St., Mesa April 4
Grammy Award winner John Legend is blessing Arizona with a soon to be legendary concert for the first time in five years, so don’t miss out. You’ll hear many of the contemporary artists hit songs like: “All of Me,” and “Ordinary People.” His voice will soothe you so be ready to be enticed by the one and only, John Legend.
Phoenix Bikefest @ Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino, 5040 Wild Horse Pass Blvd, Chandler AZ, April 4-6
Sammy Hagar, The Cult and much more are coming to kick off the Phoenix Bikefest. Tour Arizona, demo a ride or enjoy one of the many vendors this weekend at the Wild Horse Pass Casino. Just try not to get too rowdy so they can host the event next year too!
Event is free, but concerts are $20-$74
5th Annual Arizona BBQ Festival @ Salt River Fields
7555 N. Pima Rd, Scottsdale AZ, April 5
Food porn, Redneck Games, spiked lemonade shack and live wrestling. What more would you want? This event has a little bit for everyone, especially the food. And all attendees are encouraged to dress as their favorite celebrity redneck. Have fun at this rip roaring and good tasting event!
$12 General Admission, $60 VIP, free for kids 12 & Under
Phoenix Pride Festival @ Indian Steel Park, Central Ave. and Indian School
April 5-6 Parade: April 5 Begins 3rd St. & Thomas, ends 3rd St. and Indian School
This year is the 34th Annual Phoenix Pride festival that attracts attendees from all over the valley to celebrate the LGBTQ community. The festival raises funds for the Phoenix Pride Community foundation and its programs. Don’t miss out on the parade, pageant, gala and more this weekend!
Tickets: $15 for 1 day, $30 for 2 day