Easter has finally arrived in Arizona, with many events taking place this April in and around Phoenix. Check out these ideas that include art, music, food, and nature!
Things to do this April in Phoenix
1. Visit the new baby giraffe at the Phoenix Zoo
A giraffe was born at Phoenix Zoo at the beginning of February, and zookeepers announced recently that her name is Luna! Visitors will be able to see her every morning, so don’t miss the chance to meet her! Here’s more information about the calf.
2. Watch “My Son The Waiter: A Jewish Tragedy”
You have until April 10 to watch this autobiographical hit New York comedy at Herberger Theater Center. The story follows Brad Zimmerman’s hilarious, real-life journey on his quest to becoming an actor. Here’s everything you need to know.
3. Enjoy “Seeing the Invisible” at the Tucson Botanical Gardens
“Seeing the Invisible” exhibition is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that is open at the Tucson Botanical Gardens until August. The pieces are not physically in the gardens and can only be viewed using a particular App during the daytime. More information here.
4. Celebrate French fries at the French Fry and Music Festival
Eat lots of French fries and enjoy live music at dance Park this April 9, 2022, at Hance Park in Downtown Phoenix. The festival features creative French fry creations, craft beers, wine, lawn games, and two stages of live bands, DJs, and performers.
5. Take a picture with the Easter Bunny at Arizona Mills
Every Friday and Saturday through April 16, you’ll be able to head over to the Arizona Mills shopping center in Tempe to take pictures with the Easter Bunny. Reservations are now open at the Simon Center website.
6. Practice Aikido at the Japanese Friendship Garden
For an admission price of $25, visitors will be able to take an Aikido class at the Japanese Friendship Garden. Aikido is a Japanese martial art form based partly on the samurai’s ancient sword and staff traditions in Japanese history. The class starts at 9:00 am on different days, and you can sign up on their website.
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