Apr 2, 2024 - News

Enjoy the Final Four like a local: Free Phoenix events, deals

A festival with a stage and ferris wheel.

The 2017 festival at Margaret T. Hance Park. Photo: Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Turner Sports

The Final Four arrives in the Valley this week and you don't have to go to the games โ€” or even like basketball โ€” to enjoy it.

Free events

๐ŸŽธ March Madness Music Festival

Margaret T. Hance Park will rock all weekend long with musical performances, carnival rides and more.

  • Friday: Remi Wolf, Reneรฉ Rapp and Zedd
  • Saturday: The Jonas Brothers
  • Sunday: Leon Bridges, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, The Black Keys and Mumford & Sons

๐Ÿ€ Final Four Friday

Head out to State Farm Stadium to watch each of the Final Four teams practice before their big games. In the afternoon, college athletes from around the country will face off in the All-Star Game.

โ›น๏ธ Final Four Fan Fest

Learn what it takes to be an elite athlete with interactive games at the Phoenix Convention Center. Keep an eye out for athlete appearances and autograph sessions.

  • Kids 12 and under are free, as are Capital One cardholders, Final Four ticket holders and fans with tickets to other Arizona sporting events. $10 for everyone else.

Dining deals

Arizona restaurants are embracing the madness with these discounts and specials.

  • All deals available through the championship game on April 8 unless specified.

๐Ÿ” Hamburguesas y Cervezas

Eighteen wings for $18 and $4 Mexican draft beers.

๐Ÿบ Yard House

Get a flight of four IPAs plus a pint of your favorite for $15 as part of the IPA Madness event.

๐Ÿพ Tempe Eats

Get $4 house beer, well spirits and chips and salsa during the Final Four games and $4 house beer and $5 house bubbly during the championship game.

๐ŸŒŠ Lakeside Bar and Grill

Get five you-call-it beers for $15 during games.

๐ŸŒฎ Cien Agaves Tacos & Tequila

  • Modelo buckets for $20 all day April 8, plus get a free personalized screen-printed Modelo bag.

๐Ÿป Huss Brewing

To-go beer specials, including $24 cases of beer and $4 32-ounce crowlers.

  • Available April 5-7.

๐Ÿ” The Hot Chick

Bring the whole gang for $250 pony kegs.

๐Ÿฃ Kona Grill

Sliders and sushi takeout packages starting at $59.

๐Ÿณ U.S. Egg

Choose four of the restaurant's signature Bloody Mary's for a $20.24 flight.

๐Ÿฅฉ STK Steakhouse

Pick up six burgers with sides and all the fixings for $89.

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