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Western Week - Jan. 29-Feb. 6This is a recurring event
Date: January 29, 2022
Time: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Recurring Event Details
Occurs: Every day until February 6, 2022
Location: Various 

Cost: Varies, mostly free admission

Contact: Western Week links to external site

Description: Old Town Scottsdale transforms into an authentic Old West experience for the entire family. Connect with Old Town's western history, up-close and in person, through western and Native American festivals, art walks, the Hashknife Pony Express and the Parada del Sol.  

  • Gold Palette ArtWalk: 6:30-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, Scottsdale Arts District. This month’s Gold Palette ArtWalk is dedicated to the theme of Western Week with entertainment, music and special offerings at participating galleries.

  • 64th Annual Hashknife Pony Express Arrival: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West. Come and witness the oldest officially sanctioned Pony Express in the world. This free event features the “Hashknife Boot Camp” for kids, free museum admission, live entertainment, family-friendly games, storytelling, crafts, face painting, onsite food trucks and more. At noon, the Hashknife Pony Express arrives in Scottsdale and delivers more than 20,000 pieces of mail to the U.S. Postal Service at the front steps of the museum. Address an envelope for Pony Express delivery!68th Annual

  • Parada del Sol and Trails End Festival: Parade - 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Feb. 5; Trails End Festival - noon-4 p.m., Historic Old Town. A celebration of the city’s past, present and future, the Parada del Sol Parade boasts more than 100 entries including colorful floats, mounted horse-riders, horse-drawn carriages, marching bands, wagons and stagecoaches representing many cultures from Mexican to Native American to Arabian to Western. At the culmination of the parade, the Historic Old Town District becomes the setting for a Western-style block party with a kids’ area, pony rides, food and merchandise vendors, and multiple stages with live entertainment from today’s popular bands to traditional performers.

  • Arizona Native Edible Experience: 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, Western Spirit: Scottsdale Museum of the West. This event kicks off the Arizona Indian Festival. The evening presents a rich tapestry of Native Arizona through its history, food, people, music and culture and aims to bring together multiple Native communities to highlight and celebrate the contributions of Arizona’s Native peoples. A limited number of tickets are available for $25.

  •  Arizona Indian Festival: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 6, Old Town. The Arizona Indian Festival provides awareness of Arizona’s indigenous communities by creating an inclusive inter-tribal event celebrating culture, traditional arts, crafts and foods, as well as innovations and trends in cultural tourism experiences in Arizona.

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