Spring time events around Arizona valley


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Flowers blooming in Arizona

Britney Smart, Reporter

Spring is blooming Arizona.

With temperatures already reaching into the 90’s and expected to go up more, it is not stopping the events that are happening throughout the valley. With the warm weather already here, remember to stay hydrated attending any event. Here are some highlight events worth considering.

April 14-15, the Scottsdale Culinary Festival will be taking place on N. Drinkwater Blvd and 2nd Street. The event will have many different restaurants as well as live music and entertainment. Tickets at the door are $15 but can be bought online for cheaper.

Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler will be Friday Night Drags on April 20 from 6 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Amateur racers can try different types of games and racing events while guests can watch the drivers speed down the track.

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Drag racing at Wild Horse Pass

The Arab American Festival is taking place in Phoenix on April 21-22. The festival will have many performers, a hookah lounge, and international foods as a peak into the Arab culture. The location of the event will be at Steele Indian School Park.

Recurring every Wednesday from April 4 to May 2, Hot Rod Night at Westgate in Glendale will be taking place from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event is free, and guests can enjoy admiring different classic cars as well as some live music and local restaurants.

And finally, with extra planning, the Phoenix Comic Fest is being held at the Phoenix Convention Center on May 24-27. Comic Fest gives the opportunity for people to cosplay as their favorite character from any media with others alike. Comic Fest lets you be able to meet and have memorabilia from the event signed by celebrities from different entertainment movies.

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People cosplaying Marvel characters