Do you love pizza, art, beer or wine? You’re in luck: We’ve got festivals for all of the above. See it all on our guide to things to do in Phoenix this weekend:
Phoenix Pizza Festival: November 21
Stuff yourself before Thanksgiving with all-you-can-eat $2 slices from 15 pizzerias. Between bites, enjoy lawn games, live music and a vendor marketplace in downtown’s Civic Space Park. You’ll also find craft beer, wine and desserts to pair with your pies.
424 N. Central Ave, Phoenix 85004
The spectacular, shining installations of artist Bruce Munro will light up evenings at the Desert Botanical Garden. Walk among exhibit pieces nestled in the desert flora, including 58 colorful light towers and the “Field of Light,” a cascade of 30,000 spheres on the garden’s hillside. While the exhibit begins Sunday, you can get a sneak peak at Friday’s Opening Night Event.
1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix 85008
The Grand Wine Festival: November 20-22
The local wine industry is sharing the fruits of its labor during this weekend’s festival, presented by AZ Wine Growers. The festivities kick off Friday with a gala to award the state’s best whites, reds and everything in between, followed by tastings and marketplace shopping from more than 30 participating wineries.
NovemBEER Festival: November 21
Beer lovers, don’t settle with tasting one or two new brews—Phoenix New Times’ festival is inviting you to try 30. Your NovemBEER ticket includes plenty of two-ounce sampling options from famed breweries and beloved local faves, plus access to outdoor entertainment and food vendors.
Arizona Center, 400 E Van Buren St, Phoenix 8500
ArtFest of Scottsdale: November 21-22
Get a jump on holiday shopping or take home your own unique piece from ArtFest’s 150 arts and crafts vendors. There’s lots of sunshine in the forecast, so stay to enjoy live music, kid-friendly activities and lunch in a sculpture garden.