Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon

January 12-14

Best of luck to runners tackling a marathon, half marathon or 5K out on the scenic courses through downtown Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tempe! Did you know you can enjoy this annual race weekend even if you aren't a runner? Get out and spectate for free along the race's courses while live bands play every mile and locals cheer on teams and friends. Check out road closures here on the race site

Rock n Roll MarathonPhoto credit: Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series


Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction

January 13-21

It's not just an auction, but a week-long lifestyle for collectors and enthusiasts. Kicking off this weekend is one of the world's premiere collector car events, complete with auctions, thrill rides from top automakers, an extensive exhibitor marketplace, symposiums and a chance to brush shoulders with celebrities. Come for a day or get a week pass to see it all. 

16601 N. Pima Rd, Scottsdale 85260
(480) 421-6694

Barrett Jackson
Photo credit: Barrett-Jackson 


Ace Comic Con

January 13-15

Ace's inaugural year in Phoenix brings top comic and movie-related celebrity guests to Phoenix for a family- and fan-approved weekend of programming, exhibitors and photo ops with the likes of Stan Lee. Marvel stars and big names in WWE are just a few of the guests on the ticket. 

Gila River Arena, 9400 W Maryland Ave, Glendale


ACe Comic Con
Photo credit: Ace Comic Con


Opus Cactus

January 12-13

The dancers at MOMIX have found where dance and the desert landscape collide. Originally created for a 1999 Ballet Arizona performance, the show returns this weekend for a dynamic journey of movement that brings the American Southwest to life through bodies of towering cacti.

Orpheum Theatre, 203 W Adams St, Phoenix
(602) 381-1096

OPus CactusPhoto credit: Ballet Arizona/Charles Azzopardi


Celebration of Fine Art

Starting January 13

This art-lovers’ event spotlights over 100 artists from across the country in one show as they create work from watercolors to jewelry to ceramics in their studios. Return throughout the 10-week event to see new galleries and watch artists as they create their works in front of you.

18400 N. Hayden Road, Scottsdale 85255
(480) 443-7695

Celebration of Fine ArtPhoto credit: Celebration of Fine Art


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