Even with its hot days and scarce rain, Arizona is a state teeming with life, from towering saguaro cactuses to small and friendly geckos. The warm embrace of Arizona's heat also invites visitors who thirst for the beauty of an endless desert view. From the major urban centers to the small rural towns, tourists and residents can find plenty of outdoor and cultural attractions and events in Arizona.
- Name of location Cottonwood, AZ
Every spring the Dead Horse Ranch State Park welcomes visitors to explore the world of birds during a four day weekend event. Learn about various species of birds while enjoying exhibits, field trips and tours.
- Name of location Marana, AZ
Join us for a hand-clapping, knee-slapping good time every April as a variety of local bands and musicians demonstrate their talents on stage at this unique festival. Musicians perform back to back, all day long at the downtown Ora Mae Harn Park.
- Name of location Prescott, AZ
During the first weekend in June, the Sharlot Hall Museum hosts this unique event that allows visitors the opportunity to step back in time and experience life in the Old West the way it was 200 years ago. Over 60 costumed exhibitors and entertainers demonstrate everything from traditional children's games to typical everyday chores.
- Name of location Tucson, AZ
Hundreds of thousands stroll 4th Avenue each March and December for the massive biannual street fair. Over 400 artisans and dozens of food vendors participate in the event. Two outdoor stages provide live entertainment and the local children's museum offers a various activities for younger guests.