Where You Can Find Local First Arizona this Weekend - April 4-6, 2014

be a localist tablingThere are so many great local events around the state this weekend, and we'll be at many of them! Here is where you can find us. If you'll be attending any of these events, be sure to drop by our table and say hi, and sign up to be a Localist if you haven't already! Note that many of these events are free to attend!

CycloMesaLogo-300x252CycloMesa, April 4-5, Downtown Mesa Join Downtown Mesa for the biggest biking event of the spring time in the valley! CycloMesa, previously The Great Arizona Bicycle Festival is back in a big way with a 2-day event that will leave you feeling wrecked… in a good way. More info.

viva la local foodViva La Local Food Festival, April 6, Rillito Downs Park, Tucson Viva La Local Food Festival celebrates the joyous local flavors of Baja Arizona. Come early and get to know more than 80 of Southern Arizona’s best vendors at the largest Heirloom Farmers Market! You can shop and store your fresh purchases with their Veggie Valet while you visit your favorite local Southern Arizona restaurants, wineries and breweries. More info.

phoenix pride logoPhoenix Pride, April 5-6, Phoenix 2014 is home to our 34th Annual Phoenix Pride Festival and is a two day celebration designed to bring our diverse LGBTQ and allied communities together for a weekend of camaraderie and celebration of our past, present and future while raising funds for the Phoenix Pride Community Foundation and programs. More info.

sustainabilitySmart Living Fair, April 5, Gilbert Celebrate Earth Month by attending the FREE Smart Living Expo on Saturday, April 6, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the SERL - frontSoutheast Regional Library! All ages are welcome. This exposition showcases local businesses and organizations working to lessen our footprint on the environment. The fair will include displays, activities and workshops. More info.

kidstop toy testerKidstop Toy Tester Event, April 5, Scottsdale Kidstop is looking for toy testers of all ages to come out for a FREE fun-filled day of testing the latest and greatest outdoor toys. Games, prizes, and more! More info.

localist crawl cover photoCentral Phoenix Localist Crawl, April 5, Phoenix This event is open to active Localists in our new individual membership program! There is still time to sign up and reserve your spot for this fun event. We'll be visiting 7 great local businesses in uptown Phoenix, including frances, Stinkweeds, Cowtown Skateboards, All About Books and Comics, Practical Art and Hub Clothing, ending with a special happy hour at Joyride Taco House! Show your Localist card to get fun giveaways and discounts at each of these locations. Become a Localist and sign up for this fun event!