PHOENIX — The Valley will host plenty of sports games and farmers markets during the first full weekend of 2023. Plus, expect to see anime fans dressed up in downtown Mesa.

Here are some of the biggest events around metro Phoenix this weekend.


Phoenix

Tempe

Mesa

Glendale 

  • Glendale Glitters
    • Day: Friday-Saturday
    • Time: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Venue: Downtown Glendale and Murphy Park
  • Glendale Farmers Market
    • Day: Sunday
    • Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Venue: Cabela’s (9380 W. Glendale Ave.)
  • Skate Westgate
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: Varies
    • Venue: Westgate Entertainment District (6770 N. Sunset Blvd.)

Scottsdale

Chandler

  • 2xtreme Monster Trucks
    • Day: Saturday-Sunday
    • Time: 1 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
    • Venue: Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park
  • Legends of Pop
    • Day: Sunday
    • Time: 3 p.m.
    • Venue: Chandler Center for the Arts

Fountain Hills

Peoria

Buckeye 

  • Buckeye Marathon
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Venue: Buckeye Airport (3000 S. Palo Verde Rd.)

Apache Junction 

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