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Vintage car shows, county fair

Vintage car shows, county fair

Car enthusiasts, movie buffs, and people who like to shop local have a lot to look forward to in April in Arizona.

Live shows, family events and markets featuring small businesses will take place in Metro Phoenix throughout the month. Select annual events including the Phoenix Film Festival, the Maricopa County Fairgrounds and the Copperstate 1000 Road Rally will return in April.

Additionally, Phoenix Pride’s first Rainbows Festival since the pandemic began is set to make a triumphant return to downtown Phoenix this month.

Here are 17 things to do in and around Phoenix in April.

Phoenix Film Festival Guide:What’s on display, what’s free and more

Phoenix Film Festival

The 2022 Phoenix Film Festival will showcase over 260 films over the course of 11 days at the Harkins Scottsdale 101. Among the films to be screened are Nicolas Cage’s film ‘The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent’ and ‘Cha Cha Real Smooth , ” with Dakota Johnson.

Details: March 31-April 10. Harkins Scottsdale 101, 7000 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix. From $15 for a day ticket. 480-513-3195, https://www.phoenixfilmfestival.com.

Venardos Circus will perform 15 Broadway-style animal-free circus shows under its red and white striped tent in Tempe between March 31 and April 10, 2022.

Circus of Venardos

Venardos Circus will perform 15 Broadway-style animal-free circus shows under its red and white striped tent in Tempe between March 31 and April 10. Arrive an hour early to see pre-show entertainment.

Details: March 31-April 10. Singh Meadows, 1490 E. Weber Drive, Tempe. $27, $16.50 for children 12 and under, free for infants on laps 2 or under per adult ticket. https://www.venardoscircus.com.