It’s starting to warm up! And festival season is upon us! Here are your February events to plan for next month.
1st Fridays West Valley Food Trucks in the Park
February 1st at 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM | Whyman Park, 2350 S 103rd Ave, Tolleson, AZ 85345
Tasty Food Trucks, Music & Fun!! Dinner & Dessert for the whole family!
Get outta of the house & eat al-fresco – Bring your family & tell a friend to join you @ 1st Fridays West Valley – Food Trucks in the Park every month on the 1st Friday of the month! Tired of the same old food or just don’t want to cook again???? We are too! So take the night off from cooking and support small businesses! All while enjoying tasty, cooked to order food truck dinner & dessert!
Featuring Tasty Food Trucks, Family Friendly Music by DJ Jonny, Kids Playground, Dog Friendly Walking Trails…soooooo much fun for everyone…you don’t want to miss this!!
For more information please visit Eventbrite.
Navarrete vs Wilson
February 3rd with a 4:15 PM start | Desert Diamond Arena, 9400 W Maryland Ave, Glendale, AZ 85305
Mexican star Emanuel “Vaquero” Navarrete and Australian contender Liam Wilson will fight for the vacant WBO junior lightweight world title Friday, February 3. Navarrete, the reigning WBO featherweight world champion, hopes to become the 10th Mexican-born boxer to win world titles in three weight divisions.
For more information please visit Desert Diamond Arena.
Arizona Balloon Classic
February 3rd – 5th at 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM | Goodyear Ballpark, 1334 E Chandler Blvd, Suite 5-D17, Goodyear, AZ 85338
The Arizona Balloon Classic – On Saturday and Sunday mornings, the sky will be filled with colorful hot-air balloons participate in thrilling “Hare & Hound” races from the grassy fields of the Goodyear Ballpark for a spectacular sight of mass and color. Spectators can walk on the field and experience the balloons inflation and lift off. Photo taking is invited.
DESERT GLOWS on Friday and Saturday evenings, are our most popular attended events. A field full of illuminated, tethered, hot air balloons will glow in time to music.
Other Events: Hot Air Balloon rides, the QT Family Fun Zone (FREE Inflatables), Hot Air Balloon Tether rides, Stunt Bike Shows, Fireworks (Saturday ONLY), “Weekend Hunger Backpack activities,” Live Entertainment,
sampling, and many other exciting events. Retail shopping and commercial exhibits for purchases or
Street Foodfest: Our Street Foodfest is TRULY a culinary experience including; the “Beer Gardens”, Festival food favorites, Live music stage and more. Come hungry and stay for a while…
For more information please visit abcfest.com
Free Movie in the Park
February 4th at 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM | Centennial Plaza Park
FREE to Enter-FREE to Park-Pet Friendly – Open to the public!! BRING THE WHOLE FAMILY for an all ages PreValentines PARTY in the Park, FREE Outdoor Family Movie & MORE
Feb is still on the chilly side so don’t be shy…snuggle up in your warm PJs, drink some tasty hot chocolate, and watch a family friendly lovable movie under the stars featuring Sony Pictures VIVO!! only @ Centennial Plaza Park in Old Towne Peoria (9875 N 80th Ave, Peoria AZ 85345)
Specialty Food Trucks, PJ Party,Valentine’s Cookie Decorating, Lovable Kids DanceParty, Balloon Artist, Stuffie Party, Princess Storytime, Family Friendly Music by DJ Jonny, Girl Scout Cookies, Kids Activities, Glow Fun, Night Market, Music, Fun , Games & More! (Food will be available for purchase & small cost for balloon animals/face paint)
SUPPORT LOCAL @ the Night Market! Small businesses need you now more than ever! Shop Small and Support Local! ++ GIRL SCOUT COOKIES!!!
For more information please visit eventbrite.com.
Super Bowl Experience
February 4th, 5th, 9th, 10th, & 11th with a 10:00 AM start | Phoenix Convention Center & Venues, 100 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
The NFL takes over Downtown Phoenix starting February 4 with Super Bowl Experience presented by Lowe’s at the Phoenix Convention Center. Experience the NFL’s football theme park with interactive games like the 40-yard dash, get star player autographs, take photos with the Super Bowl Rings and Vince Lombardi trophy, and visit NFL Shop. It’s the ultimate Super Bowl Week event with fun for all ages.
Tickets start at just $20 with no hidden fees. Admission for kids under 12 is FREE. Get tickets at SuperBowl.com/experiencetickets today!
The NFL OnePass app is required for entry into Super Bowl Experience presented by Lowe’s.
For more information please visit Ticketmaster.
West Valley Symphony Anny
February 5th at 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM | The Vista Center for the Arts, 15660 N Parkview Pl, Surprise, AZ 85374
Anna Han will join the West Valley Symphony performing Schumann’s Piano Concert in A Minor. Born in Mesa, Arizona, Anna began her musical journey at the age of four at the East Valley Yamaha Music School. Anna received her Bachelor and Masters degrees at The Juilliard School under the tutelage of Robert McDonald, graduating in 2020. She is currently pursuing a Professional Diploma at the Royal Academy of Music in London under the tutelage of Christopher Elton. Concert includes Rossini’s Semiramide Overture and Brahm’s Symphony no. 2 in D Major.
For more information please visit Ovationtix.com
WM Phoenix Open
February 6th – 12th | Event times vary daily | TPC Scottsdale, 17020 N Hayden Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Annually sporting the largest crowds on the PGA Tour, the Waste Management Phoenix Open has gained legendary status for being unlike any other golf tournament.
If you are visiting for the first time, hole 16 is a must-see. With stadium seating and lively crowds, the fan experience at this hole more comparable to a Phoenix Suns game than a traditional PGA Tournament. Visit the website for more information including a list of events and concerts throughout the week.
For more information please visit WM Phoenix Open.
Bud Light Super bowl LVII Music Fest
February 9th – 11th | Event times vary daily | Footprint Center, 201 E Jefferson St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Celebrating its fourth year, the three-night festival connects the city of Phoenix with the football and music communities as part of the festivities surrounding this year’s Super Bowl. The Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest will run from Thursday, Feb. 9 to Saturday, Feb. 11, at Footprint Center in Phoenix, AZ.
The Bud Light Super Bowl Music Fest kicks off Thursday night with the beloved trio Paramore with special guests to be announced, and is followed by Friday night with the iconic and revered Dave Matthews Band with a DJ set by DJ Pee .Wee (Anderson .Paak). The three-night music festival wraps Saturday night with the powerhouse lineup of Imagine Dragons and Kane Brown.
Ticket information is available at superbowlmusicfest.com.
Wigwam Fine Art Festival
February 17th – 19th at 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM | The Wigwam, 300 E Wigwam Blvd, Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
Located in the heart of Litchfield Park’s historic district, the iconic Wigwam Resort will host the 13th Annual Wigwam Fine Art Festival, an extraordinary three day celebration of the arts. More than 100 world class artists will be exhibiting on the majestic front lawn of the Resort, creating a stunning outdoor gallery. Widely recognized by collectors and art enthusiasts, this event draws award-winning artists from across the country portraying Western, Traditional, Native American and Contemporary art in a variety of media and subject matter. Patrons will discover spectacular paintings on canvas, mixed media, sparkling hand-blown glass, colorful ceramics, sculptures in bronze, metal, clay and wood, from the minute to life size. Visitors will have a unique opportunity to meet and visit with nationally acclaimed artists, while enjoying an outstanding selection of fine wine and refreshing cocktails, and listening to a line up of top musical performances. Valet parking and shuttle services are available.
For more information please visit Vermillion Promotions.
Tough Mudder Arizona
February 18th – 19th at 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM | Phoenix Raceway, 7602 Jimmie Johnson Dr, Avondale, AZ 85323
Like to get dirty on the weekends? With 5K, 10K & 15K course formats, Tough Mudder is your best chance to conquer world-class obstacles and let your inner party animal (and inner child) go wild.
Tough Mudder is more than just an obstacle course. Our untimed, non-competitive events are built on a foundation of teamwork and overcoming obstacles, giving you the chance to unplug from the daily grind, experience the unexpected, and accomplish something bigger than yourself. Whether it’s your first 5K ever or your 100th 15K, there is a place for you in the Mudder community.
The fun doesn’t stop at the finish line at Tough Mudder- after dominating the course, you’ll enter our Mudder Village Festival, where a live DJ, drinks, authentic local eats, showers, changing stations, and plenty of activities will keep your adrenaline pumping well into the evening.
Have an aspiring little Mudder between the ages of 5 – 12? Let them earn their first headband at Tough Mudder Kids on a ½ mile & 1 mile course on obstacles designed for children.
For more information please visit Tough Mudder.
Glendale Chocolate Affaire
February 18th – 19th | Event times vary daily | Glendale Civic Center, 5750 W Glenn Dr, Glendale, AZ 85301
The Chocolate Affaire returns to the City of Glendale for a two-day event on Feb. 18 and 19, 2023, completely revamped by Steve LeVine Entertainment and Public Relations (SLE). The event will feature selections of chocolatiers, confectioners, wine tasting and pairings, food demonstrations, live music and family-friendly interactive experiences.
The Chocolate Affaire will return to Glendale revamped with an elevated atmosphere. The two-day event will be held at the Glendale Civic Center and is free and open to the public, including parking.
“Chocolate Affaire is the premiere event for chocolate lovers everywhere and we are excited to bring this signature event back to the City of Glendale. This free family-friendly event has something for everyone so the entire family can enjoy together.,” said Vice Mayor Jamie Aldama.
For more information please visit thechocolateaffiare.com.
Arizona Matsuri: Festival of Japan
February 19th at 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM | Steele Indian School Park, 300 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85012
Arizona Matsuri: Festival of Japan features Japanese exhibits, demonstrations, arts and crafts, children’s activities, bonsai displays, Japanese food, Japanese beer and sake garden, games and contests, and live entertainment on four stages.
For more information please visit AZMatsuri.org.
Maricopa County Home Show
February 24th – 26th at 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM | State Farm Stadium, 2960 E Northern Ave, B100, Phoenix, AZ 85007
The Home & Garden Show features 850 vendor booths, local experts and inspiration all in one place for one weekend only. Take full advantage of these home improvement experts by bringing pictures of your space and your ideas, home improvement inspiration has never been so easy! Not looking to remodel right now, no problem! We have something for everyone including local artisan crafters, seminars, education, wine tasting, tasty food samples, fun shopping booths and make-n-take crafting workshops. All activities inside the Show are free with admission.
For more information please visit Maricopa County Home Shows.