Music Festivals in Arizona

There are music festivals in Arizona for everyone that cover all genres from rock to EDM and everything in between. Arizona is one of the best destinations nationwide for festival lovers, with something on offer in every corner of the state. From laid-back Tempe to bustling Phoenix, you’re bound to have a grand old time in the Grand Canyon State.

We hope this list of music festivals in Arizona helps you find the festival experience you are looking for. We are always adding to this list of festivals so be sure to check back from time to time. If there is a music festival we have missed, be sure to send us an email and we will get it added to the list.

Innings Festival

The Innings Music Festival is uniquely aimed at baseball fans who converge on Arizona for spring training every February and attracts around 25,000 people every year.

The event boasts a huge range of excellent food vendors, a stunning setting at Tempe Beach, and awesome music.

The festival focusses on rock and roll, with a smattering of electro-pop and alt-country bands to appeal the masses. Most of the big names are on stage during the Friday night sessions, so take the day off work and arrive early.

McDowell Mountain Music Festival

Also known as the M3F Festival, this popular event takes place in downtown Phoenix as all good music festivals should. The event’s held to support a host of local charities, so if you’ve got every reason to attend in place of your good deed for the year.

The organizers aren’t fussy when it comes to genres, featuring a little bit of everything and anything to draw the crowds. EDM, hip-hop, funk, reggae, bluegrass, soul, and much, much more all make the playlist at this wonderfully inclusive annual event.

Elevate Festival

While you’re on the best-behavior bandwagon, why not add something different to your bucket list of festivals?

The Elevate festival, hosted by the Scottsdale Highlands Church, focusses on the Christian genre of music and big names like Chris Tomlin and Vertical Worship are regular attendees.

As expected, the event has an upbeat, feel-good vibe and is well attended every year.

Country Thunder

Pack up your tent, polish your boots, and get ready to roll with the rustic beats at Country Thunder next April.

This four-day event draws a 30,000 strong crowd to kick up their heels in Florence Arizona.

So far, Eric Church, Luke Combs, and Dustin Lynch have already re-confirmed for the new date, and plenty more of the big names in the world of country music will surely follow.

Gem and Jam Festival

Every year, the Gem and Jam Festival coincides with the Tucson Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Showcase, so it’s a pretty busy event. Previous acts at this glittering spectacle include Mystic Grizzly, The Floozies, and Tipper.

Almost every genre’s represented here, including a host of new acts, so if you like a little bit of everything make your way to this glittering event.

The event takes place at the Pima County Fairgrounds in Tucson, Arizona and there’s plenty of space for camping out if you plan to stick around for all three days.

We have compiled this comprehensive list of music festivals in Arizona , if there are any that we’ve missed that you would like us to add please contact us.


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