The month may be half over but there’s still plenty of events, festivals, and shows going on around the area. If you’re in need of something to keep yourself busy for the rest of the month or are in search of things to do this weekend, check out these events in Phoenix.
Arizona Cocktail Week
This events ensures that the Arizona locals and tourists are given the chance to sample some of the best cocktails that Phoenix can offer. The festival will take place on February 15th to February 17th, taking over the weekend of President’s Day. On these days, cocktail enthusiasts, industry veterans, and aspiring mixologists will mingle freely. Also, the event will offer different tastings, seminars, and competitions at the different venues all over the city.
Club Luxx in Downtown Phoenix
If you’re looking for things to do this weekend, Club Luxx is the perfect location to hit up. Club Luxx is a lively venue where guests can dance to hip-hop and Latin music together with your friends and family. You only have to be above the age of 21+ years for you to get into the club. If you are looking for fun moments, definitely check out Club Luxx in Downtown Phoenix.
ASU Open Door Event
The A.S.U campuses will help you explore laboratories, museums, and living collections. You will be able to experience artistic performances, spaces, and hands-on activities that are most of the times closed, and the general public may not be able to access it during the annual Open Door event. It will occur on 22nd February in Tempe and on 29th February on the Polytechnic campus. The duration for the events will be between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Body Art Expo
Do you have any plans for Valentine’s Day? Instead of spending the day alone you can spend your day admiring piercings and tattoos at the Body Art Expo. Each year, the expo is one of the best attended events in Phoenix. This year’s expo runs from February 14th through the 16th and the Arizona State Fair Grounds. The expo will feature more than 100 tattoo artists and piercers for contests, exhibitions, food, shopping, and live entertainment. Body Art Expo is one of the largest conventions of its kind in the world.
Arabian Horse Show
West World Scottsdale will host a prestigious Arabian horse show that will take place from February 13th to February 23rd. It is the 65th annual event that will feature competitors worldwide, where there is no discrimination of age. The competition will feature prizes in different riding contests as well as activities that are related to horses.
Additionally, the activity will include ice cream social, a class of dog costumes, barn tours, and round pen demonstrations that are educational. You can check the website for more information.
D-Back’s Fan Fest
This year’s Diamondback’s Fan Fest takes places on the 15th. The day will be a dedication for the appreciation of fans of Arizona Diamondbacks baseball team. It event will feature clinics, autograph signings, photo-ops, tours at the ballpark and more. Kids will get the chance the go out on the field as well. The event is free and runs from 11 am to 3 pm.
The event will take place on February 24th to March 1st 2020. It will feature competition for shooting, cowboy bands, singers, entertainment, food, and visual displays, Exhibition of western skills and crafts, chuck wagon cooking, among other activities. The event will be taking place between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility.
The event will start with a compulsory safety meeting for all participants, which will be succeeded by the first round of Wild Bunch Action Shooting. Also, there will be swap meet, demonstrations of different guns, and a special Cowboy Church service on Sunday.
Lost Dutchman Days
This is the 56th Annual Lost Dutchman Days Rodeo that will be held at Apache Junction from February 28th to March 1st 2020. It will be three days of amateur and professional rodeo competition and a carnival, where there will be more than thirty rides and attractions. Also, music and dancing, arts and crafts, a parade, and gold-panning demonstrations will be available.
National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Drag Racing Nationals
The event is held annually in Phoenix. In 2020, the event will take place at the Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park, from February 21st to February 23rd. This event does not matter if you are a fan of the sport or have never been to a drag race, the event will help you see the biggest drag racing in the country.
PHX Vegan Food Festival
It will take place on February 29th. It is an outdoor festival that is family friendly. It involves vegan food trucks, restaurants, and other vendors in Phoenix. It will feature demonstrations as well as presentations by vegan experts, chefs, live music, and an area where kids can play outside the Phoenix Art Museum.
The Great Southwest Cajun Fest
The aim of the festival is to showcase New Orleans and Arizona flavor. The event is brought by Abita Brewing, where there will be spicy food bites that are from the spirit and flavors of the culture of Cajun.
Also, craft beer will be present after eating. Live jazz, blues and swing will also be present in the event. The prices will vary from $8 to $15. Ticketing information for the event is available on eventbrite.
Arizona Vegetarian Food Festival
This event suits vegetarians and lovers of vegetables. It will be hosted by the U.S. Veg Corp. It is the 6th annual festival that will showcase the recent in cutting edge products and food that are based on plants. You will be able to enjoy culinary experience that is cruelty-free with other people who love vegetables. The event is considered as a vegan event because there will be no animal products. The event will take place of February 15th to February 16th, 2020 at the Scottsdale Civic Center Amphitheater.
If you like both baseball and music, then the Innings Festival at Tempe Beach Park is the place for you. In 2020, the event will feature 18 artists on 2 stages, and appearances from icons from the Major League Baseball. The event will take place from February 29th to March 1st at the Tempe Beach and Tempe Arts Park.