Scottsdale is a fantastic place to spend time with kids – and if you’re buying a home in DC Ranch this spring, know that it’s in a great location for fun. Check out these six awesome things to do with kids near DC Ranch this March.
6 Fun Things to Do With Kids Near DC Ranch in March 2019
This March, some of our favorite attractions are hosting special events just for kids. Check out:
- The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s 50th Birthday at Butterfly Wonderland
- Walk With Wildlife Tours at the Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center
- Baseball at Salt River Fields
- Parada del Sol Rodeo at WestWorld
- Superheroes at OdySea
- Junior Citizen Science Festival at McDowell Sonoran Preserve
The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s 50th Birthday at Butterfly Wonderland
Celebrate the Very Hungry Caterpillar’s 50th birthday with a one-of-a-kind exhibition that features live caterpillar exhibits, huge storybook pages and photo ops with everyone’s favorite Lepidoptera larva. The event runs through March, and kids can meet the Very Hungry Caterpillar, listen to stories and collect caterpillar trading cards.
More information: https://butterflywonderland.com/special-events/hungry-caterpillar/
Walk With Wildlife Tours at the Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center
Walk With Wildlife Tours are happening nearly every day in March at the Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center. Kids have the opportunity to see black bears, coyotes, Mexican gray wolves, mountain lions, bobcats, coati, foxes, deer and several other wild animals on these incredibly educational tours.
Baseball at Salt River Fields
The real fun has just begun at Salt River Fields, where you’ll see the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies battle it out with the Brewers, Angles, Rangers, Royals, Oakland As and the Giants this month.
More information: https://saltriverfields.com/upcoming-events-3/
Parada del Sol Rodeo at WestWorld
The 66th annual Parada del Sol Rodeo kicks off on March 7 and the fun keeps going until March 10. The rodeo itself is run by a nonprofit corporation that provides financial support to charities supporting healthcare, resources and community programs to benefit the underserved, and this year, they’re putting on a spectacular show at WestWorld.
More information: http://paradadelsol.net/events/parada-del-sol-rodeo/
Superheroes at OdySea
OdySea Aquarium is hosting real-life superheroes between March 9 and March 24. Kids get the chance to meet Captain Marvel, Spider-Man and Wonder Woman (and a handful of others), as well as local superheroes on the area’s law enforcement forces. Children are welcome to explore squad cars and SWAT vehicles, watch canine demonstrations and more with officers from the Salt River Pima and Maricopa County Sheriff’s Offices, as well as meet ocean heroes like sea turtles, eels and more.
More information: https://www.odyseaaquarium.com/promotions/
Junior Citizen Science Festival at McDowell Sonoran Preserve
The McDowell Sonoran Preserve is hosting the Junior Citizen Science Festival at the Lost Dog Wash Trailhead on Saturday, March 23 this year. The family-friendly event teaches kids (and adults) how scientists study the environment and provides plenty of time for self-guided journeys through more than 15 hands-on learning stations. It’s most-suited for kids aged 6 and up, but everyone is welcome.
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