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SMB Guide to Family Friendly Events for March 2018

March is the magical month, here in Scottsdale. It’s our reward for why we live here during the summer months. The weather perfection (nice & warm in the day but cool at night) making it the perfect month to party! It’s also that special time we call Spring Break! March is jam packed with fun, family friendly events and festivals in Scottsdale and the surrounding areas.

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What are your favorite family friendly events happening this month? Are there any that I haven’t covered? Please comment below and let us know how you’ll be enjoying the beautiful month of March here in Scottsdale.  

Have you joined one of our community groups yet?  

We have two Facebook groups for Scottsdale moms to connect, support and encourage each other. Join a group based on what part of Scottsdale you’re in, North or South. Visit the links below and request to join today! Please feel free to share any events you are aware of that other local mamas should know about, too.  

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March 2018

Major League Baseball Spring Training

March 1

Every year in March, the Cactus League invites you to experience spring training, a beloved Arizona treasure. In Scottsdale, we are proud to have not one, but two world class spring training stadiums. In Old Town, there’s the Scottsdale Stadium (home to the San Francisco Giants) and the Salt River Fields (home to our own AZ Diamondbacks & the CO Rockies). Several other stadiums are easily accessible around the Valley and within close proximity to Scottsdale, including Sloan Park, home…

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Roars & Pours

March 1 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Phoenix Zoo, 455 North Galvin Parkway
Phoenix , 85008
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$10.00

March 5, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. A fun and unique date night idea or even a Moms Night Out. Swing by for a happy hour with a wild side – Roars & Pours at the Phoenix Zoo! Guests 21 and older can sip and stroll select Zoo trails while enjoying craft brews, wine and food. Plus, animal encounters, yard games, live music, entertainment and more! $10 per ticket. A variety of menu items will be available for purchase at select…

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Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

March 2
hanna andersson, 15054 N Scottsdale Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
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Free

Wear your favorite #hannajams and join us for story time and activity to celebrate. Stop by your Hanna store on March 2 from 11am - noon or 3 - 4pm. Find your Hanna store: http://www.hannaandersson.com/stores Get cozy in our Dr. Seuss pajamas: http://www.hannaandersson.com/pajamas-dr-seuss/

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Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

March 2 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
hanna andersson, 15054 N Scottsdale Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
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Free

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! Wear your favorite #hannajams and join us for a storytime to celebrate. Stop by your Hanna store on March 2 from 11 am - 12 pm or 3 pm - 4 pm. Find your Hanna store: http://www.hannaandersson.com/stores

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Spring Movies at the Quarter

March 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Friday, repeating until March 23, 2018

Scottsdale Quarter (The Quad), 15059 North Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85254 United States
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Free

Fridays from March 2 - March 23 for Spring Movies at The Quarter! First up: Finding Nemo. Free to attend; bring your blankets and chairs and we'll see you on the fountain!

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Ultimate Play Date

March 3 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Free

Don’t miss the 5th Annual Ultimate Play Date! It’s FREE and packed full of activities and entertainment geared for kids ages 0-8. The fun starts at 9 am on Saturday, March 3rd outside the Civic Center Library.

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Bubble Mania at OdySea in the Desert

March 3 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
OdySea in the Desert, 9500 E Via De Ventura AZ + Google Map
$3.00

Bubble Mania Sat, 3/3 | 3PM-6PM FREE PARKING $3 per person, tickets available on-site at Butterfly Wonderland & OdySea Aquarium ticket windows or online: https://goo.gl/Aivmjv Children age 1 and younger are free. Back by popular demand, Bubble Mania returns to OdySea in the Desert in 2018! Experience this a one-of-a-kind, multi-layered, highly interactive family event based around a bubble theme. Millions of bubbles will fill the air while guests enjoy live bubble entertainment and a variety of hands-on stations where…

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Dinosaurs in the Desert

March 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Phoenix Zoo, 455 North Galvin Parkway
Phoenix , 85008
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Hurry, Before They Go Extinct! Now – April 30 They move. They make sounds. About the only thing they won’t do is bite you. Dinosaurs In the Desert at the Phoenix Zoo. Featuring some of the most lifelike animatronic dinosaurs you’ve ever seen, a fossil dig for kids, photo-ops and much more. This exhibit is a self-guided experience along the Zoo’s Desert Lives Trail. Members $4, general public $5.

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Mommy & Me

March 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tanger Outlets Westgate, 6800 N 95th Ave. AZ United States + Google Map
Free

Calling all Buckaroos!!! Join Tanger Outlets Westgate for our very own Rodeo Days! Come ride a pony, meet a professional bull rider from the PBR, pet a goat, or do a Wild West craft - you are guaranteed a bellyaching good time! The excitement begins at 10 AM and will go to 12 PM at the Tanger Outlets Westgate on Friday, March 23rd. Be sure to check-in at the registration table located at the entrance near Ann Taylor Factory Store…

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Music & Movement Classes

March 9 @ 9:30 am - 10:15 am
Kids.Play.Music, 3241 E Shea Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85028 United States
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$2 - $10

Dance like monkeys and wiggle like snakes while spending quality time in musical play with your children. Join us for singing, dancing, instrument jam time with developmentally appropriate activities to support your child on their path towards basic music competence. All in a relaxed, fun and non-performance oriented setting that includes mommies, daddies and/or caregivers, regardless of their musical abilities. Learning is more than just sitting and watching, it exploring and playing….and FUN!

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One Response to SMB Guide to Family Friendly Events for March 2018

  1. Judy LeMarr February 28, 2018 at 3:27 pm #

    Absolutely love this time of year. You’re truly hard-pressed to find much better. Excellent list of offerings and events. Can’t wait to get out and enjoy this perfect season.

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