Route 1 Box 100, Ajo Arizona 85321
The organ pipe cactus thrives within the United States primarily in this 516 square-mile preserve. The cactus grows in a shape so closely resembling hugh organ pipes that one can swear they hear the music emitting from them. The spectacular sagurao, paloverde, ironwood and ocotillo cactus also contribute to the desert landscape in this area.
There is also an interpretive center and a campground area.
(Ajo) Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
10/02 Coming to The Ajo area
National Festival of the West Scottsdale AZ March21-24 Nation Festival of the West is the country's largest celebration of the Old West and the American Cowboy.
Arizona Renaissance Festival Apache Junction AZ March30-31 In addition to village street and pathway events, the Festival has twelve stages of ongoing shows performing every half-hour. From the daily opening ceremony to the closing cannon shot, every Festival minute and every Festival acre is filled with mirth, merriment and marketplace exhibitions.
Marana Main Street Festival Marana AZ April6 Located downtown at Marana Main Street and Civic Center Drive, between the Marana Municipal Complex and the Marana Health Center. There will be:
Concert (Saturday night),
Pancake breakfast (Sunday), and
RV boondocking (Friday-Sunday).
10th Annual Polish Festival Phoenix AZ April13-14 Authentic Polish food, beef, raffle, live entertainment, fun activities for kids.
Prickly Pear Festival Superior AZ August24 The historic copper mining town of Superior hosts a new prickly pear festival featuring a morning “how to pick and juice ‘em” class by Jean Groen.