April traditionally begins this high desert playground’s season for outdoor activities. The weather is continually around the comfortable 70 degree range, but the late snows still cap the hills on the outskirts of town.
12th Annual Easter Eggstravaganza
On April 27th, one of the most attended Prescott family events will happen on the grounds of the Prescott Valley Civic Center. Starting at 11 AM, Mr. Bunny will be welcoming children from toddlers, to age 10. This is the largest event for the entire family organized by the area’s Parks and Recreation Department.
On the heels of the Eggstravaganza, is the Family Arts Festival. While children collect Easter goodies, everyone else can take advantage of hands-on performance art demonstrations. Music, a petting zoo, and an interactive storybook adventure helps all residents and visitors enjoy Spring and all that the Prescott has to offer.
April Prescott Public Library Events
Along with special interest group meetings, the Prescott Public library will be holding educational and vocational seminars on subjects of local interest. These seminars are wonderful for people who are new to Arizona, and wanting to learn more about its history.
Exhibits from the Highland Center for Natural History will begin on April 1st. On Tax Day (April 15th), musician Tom Thomas will be giving a lecture on songs of Grand Canyon culture. For all people interested in a deeper appreciation of local culture, beginning Conversational Spanish classes are given every Monday evening.
12th Annual Whiskey Row Off Road
Beginning at the steps of the municipal building, one of the state’s most scenic and educational bike tours begins. The Whiskey Row Off Road is a three day event (April 24-26) that encompasses all the exciting places in the city of Prescott and the Prescott National Forest. People of all ages who enjoy easy-to-intermediate bike trails are welcome to take part.
The Woof Down Lunch
On Saturday April 6th dog lovers and interested families are invited to the Yavapai Courthouse grounds for an all-breed celebration. The local United Animal Friends organization knows that canine members of the household are part of what makes living in the high desert special. New families to the area also need to learn about how to effectively adjust their pets to a new home. This event will provide K-9 training demonstrations, professional trainer courses, and loads of information about pet services in the Prescott area.
Prescott Bluegrass Festival
This music celebration is scheduled for the 27th and 28th of April. It is a free event, open to the entire family. Just off of Goodwin Street, one of Arizona’s premier family-friendly music gatherings features local and hired talent. The theme of this festival is unapologetically patriotic, and will mainstage groups like The Central Valley Boys, The Vintage Martins, The Sonoran Dogs, and a full docket of local talent. The entire bluegrass festival is sponsored by individuals and businesses in the Prescott area. It’s a great place to meet and greet many of the outstanding people who call this city home.
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