5 fun festivals, fairs, and more happening around the Valley this weekend | April 8 to April 10

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Published: Apr. 8, 2022 at 4:37 AM MST|Updated: Apr. 8, 2022 at 4:38 AM MST
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PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - From sports games to music festivals to even fairs, there are a ton of huge events happening around the Phoenix area this weekend. There is surely something for everyone.

1. Maricopa County Fair

The Maricopa County Fair is back with carnival rides, livestock shows, entertainment, fair food (of course!), and much more this weekend.

When: Now through Sunday

Where: Arizona State Fairgrounds at 1826 W McDowell Road in Phoenix

Cost: Varies

More information can be found on their website here.

2. Country Thunder

Country music is back in Florence with the top country artists including Morgan Wallen, Florida Georgia Line, Black Shelton, Riley Green, and many more.

When: Now through Sunday

Where: 20585 E Water Way in Florence

Cost: Varies

More information can be found on their website here.

3. Suns Beach Rally

The Phoenix Suns and Gila River Resorts & Casinos are throwing a beach party in the Rally Beach fan zone. It’s about 12,000 square feet, has a 20-foot LED screen, food and drink trucks, DJs, and a ton of ways to win prizes and gear.

When: Sunday at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Footprint Center at 201 E Jefferson Street in Phoenix

Cost: $10

More information can be found on their website here.

4. Easter at Scottsdale Quarter

Take photos with the Easter Bunny this weekend at Scottsdale Quarter – about a week out from Easter – so you can have a few days to get those photos ready for your family.

When: Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Scottsdale Quarter at 15059 N Scottsdale Road Suite 205 in Scottsdale

Cost: $200

More information can be found on their website here.

5. Nitro Circus BMX

Check out some BMX demos, on-the-ground stunts, A SHOC drinks, and more at select Walmarts this weekend.

When: Saturday in Mesa, Sunday in Phoenix at 5 p.m.

Where: 1955 S Stapley Drive in Mesa (Saturday), 9600 N Metro Parkway in Phoenix (Sunday)

Cost: Free

More information can be found on their website here.