Top 13 Posts of 2013

top 13 roundupLocal First Arizona was quite busy this year, and our blog certainly shows it with over 300 posts! We wanted to take a moment to revisit some of the most popular posts of this year and check out some of our major highlights, enjoy! 1) The Spookiest 2013 Halloween Events in Arizona, October 2, 2013 Our event roundups throughout the year were by far our most popular posts - you all wanted to know where the best events were taking place to best celebrate the holidays!

2) Mother’s Day 2013 Brunch & Events, April 30, 2013 To make sure that you're mom got the royal treatment, you scoped out our list of unique Mother's Day events around Arizona.

3) Old Town Scottsdale to Host Food Truck Caravan Every Saturday Night, May 16, 2013 Everyone loves their food trucks, and with the City of Scottsdale loosening their restrictions and allowing food trucks to conduct business in their city limits, you wanted to know where to find them!

4) For Arizona Dads – Father’s Day Gift Guide 2013, June 6, 2013 Gift ideas for dad can be tough sometimes, so we try to make it easy with event and gift roundups!

5) Celebrate Your Love Locally – Valentine’s Day Events 2013, January 22, 2013 With tons of great gift suggestions and ideas to celebrate Valentine's Day, this post was a hit among all the love birds!

6) Summer Kids Camps 2013: Tucson & Phoenix, May 7, 2013 What to do with the kids over their summer breaks? We gave you tons of great affordable summer camp options offered by our local business members!

7) Bashas’ Spring 2013 Outdoor Festival Schedule, January 2, 2013 Select Bashas' Supermarkets began hosting outdoor festivals in their parking lots to further enhance your shopping experience by bringing in local vendors from around the state!

8) Spend Your Green Locally – St. Patrick’s Day Events Around Arizona, March 6, 2013 Our local events lists are always popular! This one features events from local businesses celebrating St. Patrick's Day.

9) Ring in the Year the Local Way – New Year’s Eve 2013 & New Years Day 2014 Events, December 12, 2013 The hunt is on for the best New Year's Eve event to ring in 2014, and you all love our list of events all over the state to celebrate the occasion.

10) Tucson Originals Holiday Specials, December 12, 2013 Local First Arizona sustaining member Tucson Originals is a collective of independent restaurants in the Tucson area, and they certainly had some great holiday specials for you!

11) Top 10 Ways to Enjoy the Certified Local Fall Festival, October 9, 2013 The 9th Annual Certified Local Fall Festival was our biggest yet with an estimated 10,000 attendees and over 100 vendors taking over two blocks in the heart of Downtown Phoenix! With so much going on, you all loved this easy list of the top ways to enjoy the festival.

12) Go Local Tips for the Holiday Season, November 8, 2013 We made going local for the holidays easy with this simple guide.

13) February 2013 First Friday Roundup, January 28, 2013 First Friday, one of the most popular art walks in the country, can be hard to navigate at times, so we created a guide of what was going on for First Friday in February.