Dec. 10-12

Find out what's happening this weekend in Phoenix. You can see some live music (finally!), see the most current art exhibitions and more. Find more things to do this weekend on our event calendar.

 

Holiday Events

It's officially holiday season, and the season's best events, including ZooLights, CitySkate and more, are happening. Find holiday lights, ice skating and much more

 

International Off-Road & UTV Expo

Friday-Sunday

This expo has grown into one of the Largest Off-Road & UTV Expos, with an average of 200 vendors showcasing the very best, including parts and accessories, mods, custom builds, wheels, tires, clothing, helmets, toy haulers, trailers, and a list of who's who in fabricators presenting anything and everything off-road.

Phoenix Convention Center & Venues
100 N. 3rd St., Phoenix

 

FanDuel FanFest

Saturday

FanDuel FanFest is a one of a kind experience, that allows fans to engage with sports in a whole new way. Highlight of the event is an exclusive concert performance by Gryffin and Nelly. Take on sports challenges to win free prizes and participate in live Q&As and meet and greets with sports legends. 

WestWorld of Scottsdale
16601 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale

 

Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade

Saturday

As the sun sets, the evening lights up at one of the Sonoran Desert's most unique holiday events. Gather along the shore of Tempe Beach Park for Tempe's Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade from 4 to 9 p.m., followed by fireworks.

Tempe Beach Park
80 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe

 

Lucky Buck Music Festival + Luckys 1-Year Anniversary Party

Saturday

Roosevelt Row's eclectic neighborhood bar, Luckys Indoor Outdoor, is celebrating its 1-Year Anniversary with the launch of a new annual music event. Guests can enjoy back to back live music with local bands starting at 3 p.m., including Fayuca, Rio Grande, The Hourglass Cats, the Jake Grantham Band, and more.

Luckys Indoor Outdoor
817 N. 2nd St., Phoenix

 

Merriment in Melrose

Saturday

Enjoy live music, night vendor market, free photos with Santa, family fun area, and food trucks in Phoenix's popular Melrose District.

Melrose District on 7th Avenue
West side of 7th Avenue in Melrose, Phoenix

 

PHX Vegan Saturday Night Market

Saturday

Enjoy this open-air market offers food, produce, drinks and essentials in the evening, every second Saturday of the month in downtown Phoenix's Roosevelt Row. 

909 N. Central Ave., Phoenix

 

Sidewalk Saturday Artisan Market

Saturday

Enjoy all the offerings — music, food, drinks and shopping — of the Sidewalk Saturday Artisan Market every Saturday at The Churchill, a celebration of artisans, connection and community in the heat of downtown Phoenix. 

The Churchill
901 N. 1st St., Phoenix

 

Phoenix Festival for the Arts

Saturday-Sunday

Phoenix Center for the Arts' ninth annual event, voted Best of Phoenix 2020 Best Arts Festival by Phoenix New Times, features more than 150 art vendors and cultural organizations. It’s a perfect time to connect with the local art community and celebrate the season.

Phoenix Center for the Arts
1202 N. 3rd St., Phoenix

 

Pueblo Grande Museum Indian Market

Saturday-Sunday

Shop over 100 artists booths with traditional and non-traditional Native American art including jewelry, pottery, paintings, textiles. Stop by the Ki:Him area and make arts and crafts along with our featured artists. Sit and enjoy traditional music and dance performances. Support the aspiring artists at the Young Artist Market. Tour Pueblo Grande Museum, the Mound, and the reconstructed dwellings on the campus. Fry bread, Navajo tacos, cactus chili and burgers will be available at the food trucks.

Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park
4619 E. Washington St., Phoenix

 

Concerts & Performances This Weekend

Shows are taking place more often now, including theatre performances, comedy shows and concerts. Here's who you can see perform this weekend:

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Sports This Weekend

Our local teams are giving it their all. Here's who you can cheer on this weekend:

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Immersive Van Gogh Exhibition

Through Feb. 6, 2022

From creators of the blockbuster exhibit seen by over 2 million visitors in Paris and after a sold-out run in Toronto, the Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit makes its mark in Phoenix. Lose yourself in 500,000 cubic feet of monumental projections animating Vincent van Gogh’s oeuvre. Wander through entrancing, moving images that highlight brushstrokes, detail, and color – truly illuminating the mind of the genius.

Lighthouse Artspace
4301 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale

 

Chihuly in the Desert at Desert Botanical Garden & Taliesin West (Opening Weekend)

Through June 19

Dale Chihuly returns to the Sonoran Desert with a stunning new exhibition at two of Arizona’s most iconic venues, Desert Botanical Garden and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West. Combining art, architecture and nature, Chihuly in the Desert is set against majestic saguaros, the striking Papago buttes and a World Heritage site. Chihuly’s masterpieces stun from day to night as color, light, and form come alive for the first time ever at two locations for a joint exhibition.

Desert Botanical Garden | Taliesin West
1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix12621 N. Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd., Scottsdale