It is finally Spring Training! Baseball lovers everywhere are excited to see their favorites play! From February 21-March 26, fifteen major league teams play over 200 games in the Greater Phoenix area. Each ballpark is less than a 45-minute drive from one another.
Spring training is definitely a celebration of the warm weather to come and is a seasonal rite in Phoenix. Baseball lovers from all over the nation flock to the city for our national pastime. While Spring Training can be an exciting time for baseball enthusiasts, sometimes a break is needed.
If you are looking to fill your time in Phoenix this March, or want to branch out, check out these upcoming events. From the best expat event of the year to enjoying local art, there is something on this list for everyone.
Start an Expat Journey
If you are an internationally minded individual, the Escape Artist Conference is the place to be. At the Escape Artist Conference, attendees will get personal consultation from experts covering everything from moving abroad to international tax compliance.
The Escape Artist Conference is the only event where you will be able to have one-on-one time with an expert team of writers and friends of the site who can teach you all about their experiences living abroad, banking internationally, investing globally, and so much more.
Stop daydreaming about your perfect life abroad…and start living it! After attending this conference, you will have all the information needed to turn your international dreams into reality.
Attend the event to talk directly with the experts and learn more about:
- Overseas banking and offshore laws
- Investment options abroad
- Global residency and citizenship options
- Healthcare options as an expat
- Real estate and property investment
- Taxes and compliance
- Working overseas
- Living in expat communities
- What it’s like to live abroad
This event changes cities each year. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to bump elbows with our team!
The 2019 Escape Artist Conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix. Single-day and full weekend registrations are available.
Enjoy the Arts
Artlink Art Detour is an art festival in Downtown Phoenix, happening March 14-18. This event is the area’s original art walk and the longest running arts festival downtown. Since 1989, Artlink Inc. has featured a five-day, multi-faceted exploration of the arts and culture.
Visitors will navigate the city, meeting artists in their working environment and dive into the art scene of Phoenix.
Later in the month, the Tempe Festival of the Arts takes place from March 29-31, 2019, and attracts almost 225,000 guests. The 3-day event ranks in the Top 100 Classic & Contemporary Craft Shows by Sunshine Artist Magazine.
The Tempe Festival of the Arts showcases up to 375 independent artists on Mill Avenue and the surrounding streets. These artists present unique, handmade artwork that offer art enthusiasts and shoppers an interesting shopping experience.
Visitors enjoy live entertainment, local food and drink, and fun for all ages. There are also sponsorship and volunteer opportunities available.
This year the festival is celebrating its 50th anniversary!
Attend a Music Festival
The highly anticipated Pot of Gold music festival is back, located at the Phoenix Steele Indian School Park March 15-17. 2019!
This year’s headliners include Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, Lil Wayne, and Post Malone. Those who attend the festival will also enjoy local food vendors, a large selection of products for sale, product giveaways, and the Space Lab Area that features audience interactive areas. Nearby is Arcade Alley that features classic games like pinball.
In partnership with local hotels, travel packages are available for those visiting from out of town.
Support Other Sports
For sports enthusiasts in town for Spring Training, consider helping out another sports organization, the Ladies Professional Golf Association.
From March 18-24, the world’s best women golfers will tee up in Phoenix at the Wildfire Golf Club for the ninth annual LPGA’s Bank of Hope Cup. The golf course is located at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa.
The tournament pays tribute to the people who played a major role in forming the LPGA. It was established to honor the thirteen original founders of the LPGA and help raise funds for the LPGA-USGA Girls Golf Program, that has received nearly $3 million from tournament proceeds.
Ticket prices start at $20 and there are volunteer opportunities.
Spring training is an exciting time for sports lover everywhere! Don’t forget to get out and try something new.
If you are ready for a new journey abroad, don’t forget to join us at the 2019 Escape Artist Conference!