Love in the Hills
Sami Fine Jewelry celebrates Valentine’s Day with a mass wedding vow renewal ceremony at 5 p.m., with registration at 3:30-4:45 p.m. at Fountain Park.
Through February 23
Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show
Now in its 65th year, the annual show has grown from 50 to nearly 2,400 horses bringing top owners, trainers and breeders from around the world competing for a chance at winning. This year’s event proudly benefits the following charities: Arabian Horsemans Distress Fund, ASU Western Equestrian Team, SCC Equine Sciences Scholarships and March of Dimes.
Through March 13
Holocaust by Bullets
The Phoenix Holocaust Association presents Holocaust by Bullets: 10 Years of Investigation, which offers research uncovering step-by-step documentation of crimes committed against the Jews and Romas. Lectures, films and discussions are held around the Valley. Consult the website for specific dates, time and locations.
Through March 15
On display at Scottsdale Fashion Square, visitors will interact with 13 immersive and thought-provoking artworks spread across a 16,000 square-foot exhibition space.
Through March 22
Arizona Fine Art Expo
Hosted by Thunderbird Artists, attendees will have the opportunity to view award-winning artists at work in 120+ visitor-friendly studios.
Through March 29
Arizona Renaissance Festival
Chivalry is alive and well at the 32nd annual Arizona Renaissance Festival. The 30-acre village, filled with castles, cottages, pubs and costumed characters, will transport guests back to the 16th century.
Through March 29
Celebration of Fine Art
Over 100 established and emerging artists will display and sell their work in an intimate studio setting.
Through May 10
An installation of more than 1,000 colorful animal sculptures made from recyclable plastic are on view at Desert Botanical Garden. The creatures featured in Wild Rising not only capture the magnificence of nature, but also address global and local sustainability and conservation issues.
National Theatre Live: The Audience
Academy Award®-winner Helen Mirren , plays Queen Elizabeth II in The Audience. For 60 years, Queen Elizabeth II has met with each of her 12 prime ministers in a private weekly meeting. This meeting is known as “The Audience.” No one knows what they discuss, not even their spouses. Through these private audiences, we see glimpses of the woman behind the crown and witness the moments that shaped a monarch.
Off the Vine Wine Festival
More than 25 Arizona wineries offer tastings. Hosted by the Arizona Wine Growers Association, live jazz music, local artisans and food trucks add to the fun.
My Furry Valentine
Arizona Small Dog Rescue invites guests to Chapparal Park for a special Valentine’s weekend adoption event. Mingle with staff and volunteers who will be available to answer questions and help you meet your new “best friend.” Dogs of all sizes, ages and breeds – including puppies, shelter dogs and members of the rescue’s Lonely Hearts Club that by no fault of their own have taken longer to adopt – will be hoping to find their “forever home.”
Southwest Cajun Festival
Showcasing all things New Orleans, the event includes cultural festivities, regional cuisine, hand-crafted beer, live music and children’s activities.
Go2 Foundation Fundraiser
The nonprofit sponsors its 10th annual 5K walk/run and barbecue to raise funds and awareness for those affected with lung cancer. Proceeds benefit research and patient support and services.
D-backs Fan Fest
Join in and meet the players, coaches, alumni and broadcast personalities at this annual event. Behind-the-scene clubhouse tours, autograph and photo ops, plus a yard sale of team baseballs, bobbleheads and other memorabilia.
Arizona Cocktail Weekend
Now in its 9th year, Arizona Cocktail Weekend will be hosting three signature evening events while the best brands in the industry showcase their top spirits via everything from brand driven happy hours and parties to educational seminars filled with craft cocktails, friends and unforgettable memories.
Arizona Cocktail Weekend
Now in its 9th year, Arizona Cocktail Weekend will be hosting three signature evening events from brand driven happy hours and parties to educational seminars filled with craft cocktails, friends and unforgettable memories.