Friday, February 7, 2014
Glendale Chocolate Affaire
Check out the annual Chocolate Affaire taking place in downtown Glendale this weekend. This festival features chocolate treats and kid-friendly activities such as arts and crafts, face painting and carnival rides.
Details: 5-10pm, Friday; 10am-10pm Saturday; Noon – 5pm Sunday. Historic downtown Glendale, 58th Ave and Glendale Ave. Free event
Country singer George Strait will preform part of his farewell tour this weekend at US Airways Center.
Details: 7:30pm, US Airways Center, 201 E Jefferson St, Phoenix
Saturday, February 8, 2014
The Harlem Globetrotters will be in town this weekend at Jobing.com and US Airways Center. This team provides entertainment for the whole family.
Details: 2pm and 7pm Sat, Feb 8 at Jobing.com arena, Loop 101 and Glendale. $21-$133. 2pm Sunday Feb 9 at US Airways Center, 2nd and Jefferson Streets; $19-$135.
Subway D-Backs Fan Fest
This weekend D-Backs fans will have the opportunity to tour the clubhouse, hit in the batting cages, catch a fly ball on the field and pitch in the bullpen. Fans can also take photos with players in preparation for the upcoming season.
Details: 11am-4pm, Saturday Feb 8. Chase Field, Seventh and Jefferson Streets. Free event.
Sunday, February 9, 2014
Arizona Renaissance Festival
The annual Renaissance Festival starts this weekend with it’s medieval-themed street fair. The festival takes place in Gold Canyon and offers plenty of things to see and do for the whole family.
Details: 10am-6pm, Saturday and Sundays, Feb. 8- March 30. Arizona Renaissance Festival, 12601 E US 60, Gold Canyon. $22; $12 for kids ages 5-12.
Taste in Tempe
Dozens of restaurants, wineries and craft breweries will be participating in the Taste in Tempe this weekend. Several restaurants will be hosting cooking demonstrations at this outdoor food festival.
Details: 1-4pm, Sunday. Tempe Center for the Arts Amphitheater, 700 W Rio Salado Parkway. $59 in advance; $69 at the door.