Fine art, fine cars, and fine wine are just a few of the highlights in our top things to do in Phoenix this weekend:
Carefree Fine Art and Wine Festival: January 17-19
Sip on wines from around the world and admire more than 5,000 pieces of original art from more than 165 artists in the streets of scenic downtown Carefree.
Celebration of Fine Art: Through March 23
See artwork come to life in front of your eyes at the annual Celebration of Fine Art. No two days of this event are the same as artists are at work each day creating new pieces. It’s a unique opportunity to meet and converse with more than 100 artists from across the country as they demonstrate their craft.
Turf Paradise Anniversary Party: January 18
Celebrate Turf Paradise’s 58th birthday with a day of horse racing and family fun. Live music, a family fun park, drink specials, free birthday cake and more are all included for just $2 grandstand admission.
P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon and 1/2 Marathon: January 19
You don’t have to pound the pavement for 26.2 miles to participate in this marathon. Come out and support the racers while rocking out to live music from the dozens of bands playing along the race route. Ra Ra Riot tops off the day with a headlining performance at the finish line festival.
Auto auction week throughout greater Phoenix
For a couple weeks each January, greater Phoenix becomes the collector car auction capital of the world. In addition the renowned Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction, there are a number of other auctions where you can drop some dough on, or just admire, the one-of-a-kind car of your dreams. Get the details on them, plus other auto-themed attractions here in town, here.