The Waste Management Phoenix Open, the Lunar New Year Festival and the Ikebana Art Exhibit highlight our top things to do in Phoenix this weekend.

 

Waste Management Phoenix Open

Friday-Sunday

 

The Greatest Show on Grass returns to TPC Scottsdale this weekend! Join about 200,000 revelers over the weekend at the PGA Tour's biggest party and most-attended event. This year, The Birds Nest will feature performances from Miranda Lambert, G-Eazy, Dierks Bentley, and Kygo.

TPC Scottsdale
17020 North Hayden Road, Scottsdale

 

Ripple PHX Winter Carnival

Friday-Sunday

 

One of Phoenix's favorite LGBTQ+ bars transforms into a wild and fun carnival, complete with games, prizes, sideshows galore, dazzling entertainers, and an all-new escape room attraction. 

Stacy's @ Melrose
4343 N. Seventh Ave., Phoenix

 

Night Lights

Saturday

 

You've seen the Instagram photos, now enjoy the experience yourself. Night Lights is inspired by the traditional Thai Lantern Festival, in which dozens of lanterns are lit up and launched into the sky after dark. 

Schnepf Farms
24810 E Rittenhouse Rd, Queen Creek

 

11th Annual Ikebana Art Exhibit with Bonsai

Saturday-Sunday

 

You'd think the Japanese Friendship Garden couldn't get any more beautiful, but this weekend brings even more eye-catching flora to the space. Pieces focusing on Ikebana, the art of the Japanese flower arrangement, and Bonsai, the art of growing dwarfed trees, will be presented throughout the garden, with some live demonstrations of the art forms as well. 

Japanese Friendship Garden
1125 N. 3rd Ave., Phoenix

 

Arizona Coyotes vs. Chicago Blackhawks

Saturday

 

The Coyotes have already beat the Blackhawks twice the season. Is the third time a charm? Find out this Saturday at Gila River Arena. 

Gila River Arena
9400 W. Maryland Ave., Glendale

 

Lunar New Year Festival

Saturday

 

For the third year, Desert Ridge Marketplace celebrates the Chinese New Year and the Year of the Rat with cultural performances, festival activities, games, and elaborate lion and dragon dances. 

Desert Ridge Marketplace
21001 N. Tatum Blvd., Phoenix

 

Game Day Tailgate

Sunday

 

Desert Ridge is transforming its outdoor area into a massive tailgate space for Super Bowl Sunday, complete with large LED screens, pop-up bars, lawn games, and more. If you're looking for somewhere more traditional for game day, check out some of Phoenix's best sports bars

Desert Ridge Marketplace
21001 N. Tatum Blvd., Phoenix

 

Concerts

American Authors and Magic Giant at The Van Buren, Friday

Black Violin at Chandler Center for the Arts, Friday

Caspian at The Rebel Lounge, Friday

Verdi's Reqiuem at Symphony Hall, Friday-Sunday

Hayley Kiyoko at The Van Buren, Saturday

Ron Pop at Crescent Ballroom, Saturday

Angela Aguilar at Arizona Federal Theatre, Saturday

Roger's Tom Jones with the Motown Blossoms at Chandler Center for the Arts, Saturday

Eric Nam at The Van Buren, Sunday