D-backs vs. Colorado Rockies
The Arizona Diamondbacks celebrate opening day March 29 against the Colorado Rockies. It’s the third of the three-game series that’s a real occasion, though. March 31 marks the rematch of the first game in franchise history. The first 40,000 fans on opening day receive a free schedule magnet.
Chase Field, 401 E. Jefferson Street, Phoenix, 602.462.6500, dbacks.com, 7:10 p.m. Friday, March 29, 6:40 p.m., Saturday, March 30, and 5:10 p.m. Sunday, March 31, various prices.
D-backs Race Against Cancer
The Arizona Diamondbacks’ sixth annual D-backs Race Against Cancer, which benefits the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation, is a 5K/1-mile walk that winds through the streets of downtown Phoenix. Participants will end the event with a victory lap around the outfield wall at Chase Field.
Chase Field, 401 E. Jefferson Street, Phoenix, dbacks.com/race, 8:30 a.m. Saturday, March 31, $5-$40.
Sun Devils vs. USC
The Arizona State University baseball team takes on USC in Pac-12 play. Following the game, fans will be delighted with a fireworks display.
Phoenix Municipal Stadium, 5999 E. Van Buren Street, Phoenix, 602.495.7240, thesundevils.com, 6:30 p.m., Friday, April 6, various prices.
Run the Runway
Hit the runway — on foot — during this unique race. A vendor fair with family-oriented activities follows the race. Use the promo code “Playworks” for a 25 percent discount.
Scottsdale Airport, 15000 N. Airport Drive, Scottsdale, runtherunwayaz.com, 6 to 10 a.m Saturday, April 7, race registration fees apply.
Phoenix Suns vs. Golden State Warriors
The Phoenix Suns play their last home game of the 2017-18 season against the defending champion, the Golden State Warriors. It will be Fan Appreciation Night, and visitors will receive a Suns Cape Flag sponsored by Fry’s.
Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E. Jefferson Street, Phoenix, 602.379.2000, suns.com, 6 p.m. Sunday, April 8, various prices.