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.
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!
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Tour de Scottsdale
Sunday, October 14, 2012
The Tour de Scottsdale is a cycling event dedicated to the environment. Enjoy spectacular views of Scottsdale, Cave Creek, Carefree, and Fountain Hills as you circumnavigate the McDowell Sonoran Preserve. When completed, the McDowell Sonoran Preserve, located east of DC Ranch, will be the nations largest urban land preserve. Every mile benefits the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy.
Advocare 500 NASCAR Weekend
Thursday-Sunday November 8-11, 2012
Phoenix International Speedway
Hot NASCAR Action starting Thursday November 11 with the feature race on Sunday November 12, 2012.
Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl
Saturday December 29, 2012
Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe AZ
Features the #3 pick from the Big Twelve versus the #3 or #4 Big Ten Conference pick
Kick off time 8:15 MST
Tostitos Fiesta Bowl
January 3, 2013
University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale AZ
Features the Big 12 Champion versus the #1 BCS At Large Team
Kick off time: 6:30 PM MST
Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction
January 13-20, 2013
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.
PF Chang’s Rock n’ Roll Marathon
January 20, 2013
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/.
Waste Management Phoenix Open Golf Tournament
January 28-February 3, 2013
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 14-24, 2013
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 2013
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, 24 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.