Scottsdale, Phoenix, and the Valley of the Sun are home to a carousel of exciting events of every genre. From the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl to the Barrett-Jackson Collectors Automobile Show, The Waste Management Phoenix Open, The Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show, NASCAR Racing, Cactus League Baseball Spring Training, and the Scottsdale Culinary Festival plus ongoing cultural and holiday celebrations, the Scottsdale Arizona calendar of events has something for everyone.
To find out what’s going on in and around Scottsdale during your stay at Gainey Suites Hotel, please visit the Scottsdale Convention and Visitors’ Bureau events calendar.
NASCAR Weekend at Phoenix International Raceway
November 7-9, 2014
Phoenix International Speedway
Hot NASCAR Action starting Thursday November 10 with the feature event, the Quicken Loans Race For The Heroes 500 on Sunday November 9, 2014.
Be among the first to watch the new Chase format during the Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500, semi-final race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup on Sunday, November 9. Who will win Phoenix International Raceway's second race of the 50th Anniversary season? Will Kevin Harvick repeat for the third PIR race in a row, or will one of NASCAR's 2014 Rookies take the W? Don't miss your chance to see it live and buy tickets now before they sell out!
Schedule for Sunday, November 9, 2014
8:00 AM Spectator Gates Open
1:00 PM Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 / NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race
Schedule Tentative & Subject to Change
Wednesday December 31, 2014 at 3 PM MST
The 44th Annual Fiesta Bowl will kickoff on December 31, 2014 at 3 p.m. MST at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. The match-up will be determined by the College Football Playoff selection committee.
Friday January 2, 2015 8:15 PM MST
Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe AZ
The 26th Annual Cactus Bowl will kickoff on January 2, 2015 at 8:15 p.m. MST at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona. The game will match the sixth selection from the Pac-12 against the fifth pick from the Big 12, after selections by the College Football Playoff.
Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction
January 10-18, 2015
Immerse yourself in The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auction ™ Scottsdale AZ at Westworld of Scottsdale
The Barrett-Jackson Automobile Auction captures the passionate enthusiasm of collectors and enthusiasts throughout the world and the enjoyment of the amazing collection of vehicles assembled as well as a lifestyle experience fine art, fashion, and gourmet cuisine. At Gainey Suites Hotel you’ll be in the heart of Scottsdale next door to a collection of great restaurants, and a short 15 minute drive to Westworld. Also included is a full hot breakfast buffet and evening reception with hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, beer, wine, and soft drinks in our inviting Hearth Room & Patio daily. Gainey Suites Hotel also offers a Complimentary Shuttle to/from Westworld.
PF Chang’s Rock n’ Roll Marathon
January 18, 2015
Features a full Marathon, Half Marathon and 2 Person Half Marathon Relay
The event tours through three Arizona cities and is accompanied by finish line parties, concerts and more. With 70 live bands, cheer squads and idyllic weather, the P.F. Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon and 1/2 Marathon is an event not to be missed. For more information about the marathon schedule, course details or to register for the race, please visit http://arizona.competitor.com/
SUPER BOWL XLIX
February 1, 2015
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Waste Management Phoenix Open Golf Tournament
January 26-February 1, 2015
The Greatest Show on Grass ™ held at the TPC Scottsdale
The world’ greatest golfers in what has become one of the most exciting and fun events for fans on the PGA Tour.
Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show
February 12-22, 2015
Held at Westworld of Scottsdale, this iconic Scottsdale event since 1955 brings together top trainers, breeders, and horse lovers from around the world in a celebration of this elegant and beautiful breed and the colorful culture that surrounds it.
Gainey Suites Hotel is located in the heart of Gainey Ranch Scottsdale the former home of the Fountainhead Arabian bred by Daniel C. Gainey. See From Equines to Fine Wines, the Story of Gainey Ranch
Cactus League Spring Training
Late February-March 2015
Make Gainey Suites Hotel your home base for all the Cactus League action!
Located in the heart of Scottsdale and only 3.6 miles down the road from Salt River Fields, home of the Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks, and only 5.8 miles from Scottsdale Municipal Stadium, home of the San Francisco Giants. And for all you Chicago Cubs fans, 20 minutes to Hohokham Stadium, Oakland A’s fans, a short 9 miles or 20 minutes max away from Phoenix Municipal Stadium, and last but not least, for all you CA Angel fans, 25 minutes to Tempe Diablo Stadium.
A regular weekly gathering in the downtown Scottsdale arts district, ArtWalks take place every Thursday from 7pm-9pm, and features artist receptions, live music and prize drawings!
Click here For more information on Arts & Culture in Scottsdale