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The Return of Old Town Scottsdale Western Week

January 17, 2022

Wild West lovers, it is your time to shine! On January 29, Old Town Scottsdale Western Week returns. It promises lots of cowboy-themed fun! 

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During Western Week, historic Old Town Scottsdale transforms into a vision of the Wild West. This annual event honors the area's rich heritage and nurtures its western legacy. From parades to festivals to educational experiences, there is much to do during this exciting week! Guests will have a blast engaging in this hands-on celebration of history. Most events are free. All are amazing! 

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The festival's main events are as follows:

  • Western Week Old Town Scottsdale Farmers Market - Saturday, January 29 
  • Gold Palette Artwalk: Western Spirit - Thursday, February 3
  • The 64th Annual Hashknife Pony Express Arrival - Friday, February 4 
  • Free Admission to the Museum of the West - Friday, February 4 & Saturday, February 5
  • The 68th Annual Parada del Sol Historic Parade and Trail's End Festival - Saturday, February 5 
  • Arizona Native Edible Experience - Saturday, February 5 
  • American Indian Festival - Sunday, February 6 

A complete, extensive list of the events, workshops, performances, participating museums, and other festivities can be found on the event's official website: https://scottsdalewesternweek.com/ 

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Don't miss out on this wonderful week of Western fun! Which event are you most looking forward to? Tell us about it in the comments!