Downstream Events Calendar April 2024


Downstream Events Calendar March 2024

Adventure Vans, Performance Boats, Raptors, UTV Fest, Tour de Scottsdale, Verde Valley Birding, Veterans Car Show And More

Tour de Scottsdale


HOURS7:00am – 5:00pm


The Honor Health Tour de Scottsdale offers challenging and scenic courses that will undoubtedly push the limits of cyclists

WestWorld Scottsdale

16601 N. Pima Rd

Scottsdale, Arizona 85260


Adventure Van Expo


HOURS10:00am – 5:00 pm (saturday) 10:00am – 3:00pm (sunday)

ADMISSION: $5 at the door

TIME10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Open house vans, DIY contest, Live Music, Food trucks, Camping. Adventure Vans are the latest evolution of the camper van started by the Westphalia (VW Camper bus) now these fuel efficient, 4×4, nimble and fun to drive vehicles are taking over ski area, mtn bike park parking lots, off-grid campsites and road tripping all over the country, because THEY ARE FUN and help you do more while away from home. Come check out the custom builds check out some #vanlife stuff, see old friends and meet new ones. BUT ITS NOT JUST VANS! We will have 4×4 trucks with roof top tents, campers, and tent trailer systems as well. Vendors will be selling related items.               

Raptors At The Rails

Thursday, Apr 18

 Saturday, Apr 20

 Saturday, May 4

HOURS 11 am-12:45 pm

ADMISSION Free at depot

TIME 11:00 AM to 12:45 PM

By partnering with Phoenix’s Liberty Wildlife the Verde Canyon Railroad provides visitors an opportunity for a close-up glimpse of raptors such as hawks, owls, falcons, vultures and eagles at the depot. Once or twice a month, Liberty volunteers will share several rescued educational animals, and fascinating information about each species, with passengers on the patio, from 11:00am until 12:45pm, prior to the train’s 1:00pm departure. All are welcome. In June, July and August the program features Reptiles at the Rails, cold-blooded creatures who savor the summer.

Verde Canyon Railroad

300 N Broadway

Clarkdale, Arizona 86324

Red Rock UTV Fest


Get ready to unleash the power of your SxS in the heart of Arizona’s stunning wine country! Cottonwood, a place that’s not just a location but an experience, beckons you to join in on an adventure that’s nothing short of breathtaking..

Presenting the event that will have you revving your SxS engines with unbridled excitement – the Red Rock UTV Fest by UTV Offroad Adventures. If you’re seeking an adventure that’s got it all – heart-pounding trails, camaraderie, and the splendor of Arizona’s landscapes – this is the place to be. Brace yourself for a three-day escapade that’ll take you through some of Arizona’s most scenic trails, all done in a manner that’s safe, organized, and ready to fuel your adrenaline.

Did we mention that this event isn’t just about having a blast? By joining in the quick draw poker, you’re helping to raise funds for local charities, so you’re not just conquering trails; you’re making a positive impact too.

And for the icing on the cake, staging and camping will be right at the Verde Valley Fairgrounds in Cottonwood, making sure you’re right where the action is.

Annual Lake Havasu Boat Show



TIME12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

In its 33rd year, the Marine Association originally designed this event to promote marine businesses in the Lake Havasu region, and, today, it is now one of the largest premier outdoor boat shows in the entire Southwest! The Lake Havasu Boat Show attracts more than 150 exhibitors and more than $50 million in boats, including more than 65 different brands of new and used boats.Leading the way at the Lake Havasu Boat Show is the more than 50 top name brand boats on display.

Marine vendors include fishing boats, pontoons, family runabouts, wakeboard/ski boats, personal watercraft, jet boats, and the hottest high performance sport boats and all of the marine accessories, bells and whistles that the country has to offer.

Food, beverages and beer gardens on-site.

Lake Havasu State Park, Windsor Beach

171 London Bridge Road

Lake Havasu City , Arizona 86403


12th Annual Cruise-in for the Veterans Car Show

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9am to 3 pm

ADMISSION Free to spectators

Hundreds of vehicles on display, food, music Free admission

Heights Church

2121 E. Larry Caldwell Drive

Prescott, Arizona 86303


Desert Storm High Performance Boating – Havasu Style!


1:00 – 9:00 p.m.

ADMISSION free to spectators

Check out the top high-performance boats in the U.S. as they descend on Lake Havasu to show off their speed. Be here to check out the kick-off a multi-million dollar presentation of extraordinary super-charged racing vessels from the world’s top custom boat-builders on display in the Downtown District. On Friday, more than 100 of the jaw-dropping boats will cruise through the famed Bridgewater Channel and under the London Bridge before heading off on a lake poker run. On Saturday, the top boats will see who can be crowned King and Queen of the Desert, with the reigning King topping speeds of 182 mph on a one-mile shoot-out course on the lake.

Downtown Havasu District (Main Street)

McCulloch Blvd N

Lake Havasu City, Arizona 86403


Verde Valley Birding and Nature Festival


The four-day festival is held at Dead Horse Ranch State Park on the banks of the Verde River. With close proximity to the Verde, Oak Creek, Sycamore Creek and other perennial waters, festival participants are invited to choose from a wide selection of offerings such as guided tours, hikes, and workshops in one of Arizona’s richest birding habitats.

The Verde Valley Birding and Nature Festival engages birders, photographers, and nature lovers by providing quality guided birding experiences and workshops across Northern Arizona.



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