The weather is beautiful, which means it's time to experience everything going on around town. Forget your parkas and Uggs and enjoy winter in Phoenix at these festivals. 

Asian Festival

Jan. 12-13

The Asian Festival is a celebration of diversity that presents experiences that deepen our knowledge and understanding of Asian culture, traditions and heritage and enhancing unity through arts and culture, including rich, colorful Asian culture, performances, arts and crafts, food and tradition.

Mesa Asian District


Maricopa County Home Show

Jan. 13-15

The Home & Garden Show features 950 vendor booths, local experts and inspiration all in one place for one weekend only.

Arizona State Fairgrounds


Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival

Jan. 20-22

The Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival features more than 155 juried fine artisans from throughout the United States and abroad.  Artists will participate displaying paintings in oil, watercolor, pastel, acrylic, and ink; impressive small, medium and life-sized sculptures, sparkling hand blown glass, clay, metal, stone, wood, bronze, one-of-kind handcrafted jewelry, beautiful photography and much more. This festival also combines fine art and fine craft with an elaborate collection of domestic and imported wines for tasting.

Downtown Carefree


Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction

Jan. 21-29

Widely regarded as a barometer of the collector car industry, the auctions have evolved over the years into world-class automotive lifestyle events where thousands of the world’s most sought-after, unique and valuable automobiles cross the block in front of a global audience — in person and on live national and international television.

WestWorld of Scottsdale


Arizona Councours d'Elegance

Jan. 21

A curated and judged exhibition of the world's finest collector cars, the Arizona Concours d'Elegance is a celebration of automotive design, supporting the arts and local artists. 

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts


Arizona Balloon Classic

Jan. 26-28

The sky will be filled with colorful hot-air balloons to participate in thrilling “Hare & Hound” races from the grassy fields of the Goodyear Ballpark for a spectacular sight of mass and color.

Goodyear Ballpark


7th Annual Doggie Street Festival Phoenix

Jan. 27

Enjoy this not-to-be missed companion animal adopt-a-thon and fun celebration of furry best friends. Check out fantastic pet products and services, yummy eats, vet tips, music, auction prizes and much more. Bring your friendly dog.

Steele Indian School Park

Waterfront Fine Art & Wine Festival

Feb. 2-4

Thunderbird Artists, producer of award-winning fine art and wine festivals, lines the banks of the Scottsdale Waterfront with the greatest selection of juried fine arts, fine wines, delectable chocolates and musicians in the Southwest for the Waterfront Fine Art & Wine Festival.

Downtown Scottsdale


Parada del Sol Parade

Feb. 3

Since its start in 1953, the Parada del Sol has grown to be one of the world's longest horse-drawn parades and boasts more than 100 entries, including floats, bands and individual riders. 

Old Town Scottsdale


Kierland Fine Art & Wine Classic

Feb. 3-4

This festival features more than 100 world-class artists, 15 of the region's best wineries pouring more than 150 different wines, dozens of dining options, and live musical entertainment.  

Kierland Commons


Arizona Renaissance Festival

Feb. 3 - March 31

Don't miss raucous revelry at the annual Arizona Renaissance Festival. The Arizona Renaissance Festival is a medieval amusement park, a 16-stage theater, a 50-acre circus, an arts and crafts fair, a jousting tournament and a feast — all rolled into one non-stop, day-long family adventure.

Arizona Renaissance Festival


WM Phoenix Open

Feb. 5-11

Annually sporting the largest crowds on the PGA Tour, the Waste Management Phoenix Open has gained legendary status for being unlike any other golf tournament. If you are visiting for the first time, hole 16 is a must-see. With stadium seating and lively crowds, the fan experience at this hole more comparable to a Phoenix Suns game than a traditional PGA Tournament. Get all the info you need with our handy guide on the WM Phoenix Open.

Scottsdale Tournament Players Club (TPC Scottsdale)


Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show

Feb. 15-25

The largest event of its kind in the world, the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show is held at WestWorld and attracts hundreds of thousands of spectators. In addition to exciting competitions, gala parties, educational seminars, family-focused events, and an international cuisine court, the event features more than 300 vendor booths, offering everything from lavish jewelry, clothing and works of art.

WestWorld of Scottsdale


Downtown Chandler Fine Art & Wine Festival

Feb. 16-18

Patrons love strolling throughout spectacular paintings, bronzes, glass, stone, copper, clay sculptures, photography and jewelry.

Downtown Chandler


Wigwam Fine Art Festival

Feb. 16-18

Located in the heart of Litchfield Park's historic district, the legendary Wigwam Resort will host the Annual Wigwam Fine Art Festival, an extraordinary three day celebration of the arts. Discover the Southwest's most accomplished Fine Artists and Craftsmen exhibiting in a stunning outdoor gallery on the majestic front lawn of the legendary Resort.

Litchfield Park


37th Annual Arizona Gay Rodeo

Feb. 16-18

The Arizona Gay Rodeo, an IGRA-sanctioned rodeo, is a traditional rodeo event that also includes camp drag events, vendors, food, full-service bars, drag performances, dancing, rodeo royalty, games and more – all in a festival-style atmosphere.

Corona Ranch and Rodeo Grounds


World Championship Hoop Dance Contest

Feb. 17-18

Top American Indian and Canadian First Nations hoop dancers will compete at the Heard Museum for the prestigious World Champion title and cash prizes. At this two-day competition, men and women compete on an equal field.

Heard Museum


Indie Film Fest 2024

Feb. 21-24

This visual three-day extravaganza in downtown Phoenix includes dramatic and documentary features, short films and multimedia installations. We also host filmmaker table readings, panel discussions, and live music events all over downtown Phoenix.

Downtown Phoenix


Innings Festival

Feb. 25-26

Innings Festival is a two-day event that will feature rock, pop and country performances, culinary demos, as well as curated food vendors, fun family activations and appearances by professional baseball players. This year's festival features Green Day, Eddie Vedder, Randy Johnson and more.

Tempe Beach Park