Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events

WESTERN WEEK: YOU’VE HEARD ABOUT THE OLD WEST. COME SEE IT.

During Western Week, Old Town Scottsdale transforms into an authentic old west experience, and a fun ride for the entire family. Connect with Old Town’s western history, up-close and in person, through western and Native American festivals, art walks, the Hashknife Pony Express, Parada del Sol, and our newest event, Arizona Indian Festival. Come say howdy!

Painting Credit: Ron Stewart “Morning Journey” 30X60 Oil

Enjoy Scottsdale Gallery Association’s famous ArtWalk with a western twist. Stroll through the area’s 100-plus galleries with live mariachi performances, a rope trick artist and live western art demonstrations. As a nod to Scottsdale’s Wild West roots, this event features line-dancing lessons, country music, and a special performance from “The Singing Cowboy.”

For more, visit scottsdalegalleries.com

Painting Credit:
Ron Stewart
“Morning Journey”
30X60 Oil

Hashknife Pony Express

The oldest officially sanctioned Pony Express celebrates its 61st year with riders blazing their trail from the tiny town of Holbrook, Arizona. At high noon, welcome their arrival as they
conclude their 200-mile trek with more than 20,000 pieces of mail. Enjoy family-friendly games, storytelling, crafts, face painting, onsite food trucks, live entertainment and more.

Visit hashknifeponyexpress.com or scottsdalemuseumwest.org

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AAITA delivers a unique Arizona Native Experience in a cocktail format setting, with contemporary Native Arts/Artist including exquisite Native Chef tasting stations featuring traditional and fusion foods and cocktails.

Scottsdale Parada del Sol

This year’s Parada del Sol parade celebrates Scottsdale-Past, Present and Future. Enjoy colorful floats, mounted horse riders, horse-drawn carriages, marching bands, wagons and stagecoaches. The parade ends with a western-spirited festival featuring live western-themed music, Aztec and Folklorico dancers, the famous 1959 “Howdy Dudettes,” street entertainment, dancing, wine garden and a cowboy kids’ zone.

For more, visit paradadelsolparade-trailsend.com

Arizona Indian Festival

This two-day, family-friendly event celebrates our region’s Native American roots. Immerse yourself in their culture and ancestral traditions. Enjoy historic dwellings, art demonstrations, Native American storytelling, performances, music and contemporary entertainment. The festival also features artisan market, Tribal and Tourism Expo, food trucks and fry bread stands, giveaways, raffles and kids’ activities.

For more, visit arizonaindiantourism.org

OLD TOWN FARMERS MARKET

FEB. 9 - WESTERN WEEK FARMERS MARKET

8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Brown Ave. & 1st St.
FREE

Enjoy a selection of the freshest produce of the season, indigenous specialties of the West, flowers, free-range beef, eggs, local cheeses, freshly baked artisan breads, jams and more from local purveyors.

For more, visit arizonacommunityfarmersmarkets.com