Through February 4

Waste Management Phoenix Open

www.phoenixopen.com

Hideki Matsuyama defends his title at The Greatest Show on Grass. Arrive early for the golf clinics and pro-am tournaments, stay late for the Birds’ Nest entertainment featuring Flo Rida, Florida Georgia Line, One Republic, Zedd, Kelley James and Chris Lane.

February 2-4

Leonard Bernstein’s Candide

www.azopera.org

Arizona Opera celebrates composer Leonard Bernstein’s centennial with the company premiere of Candide. Fast-paced, funny and philosophical, this Tony award-wining Broadway smash is now considered an operatic masterpiece. Candide leaves audiences humming hit tunes and affirms that the path to happiness is seldom easy.

February 10-11

Food Truck Fest

www.streeteatsaz.com

More than 60 of the Valley’s food trucks serve their specialties. Once inside the festival, you can use cash or credit cards at all bars and food trucks. Live bands, lawn games, eating contests, cooking demonstrations, children’s activities and a vendor marketplace add to the fun.

February 15-18

Cinderella

www.balletaz.org

As if stepping between the pages of a beloved storybook, Ib Andersen’s Cinderella brings the romantic story to life, vividly delighting audiences with the beauty and majesty of classical ballet, generously sprinkled with a wonderful dose of humor and wrapped in the promise of happily-ever-after.

February 15-25

Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show

www.scottsdaleshow.com

Held at WestWorld, this annual show features nearly 2,400 horses bringing top owners, trainers and breeders from around the world as they compete for championship titles across a variety of equestrian disciplines. The event benefits the Arabian Horsemans’ Distress Fund, ASU Western Equestrian Team, SCC Equine Sciences Scholarships and March of Dimes.

February 17

Miranda Lambert

www.talkingstickresort.arenaphoenix.com/‎

This country superstar brings her Livin’ Like Hippies Tour to downtown Phoenix. Known for revenge anthems, upbeat drinking songs and tender ballads about love and family Lambert is sure to sing favorites such as “Little Red Wagon,””Somethin’ Bad” and “Vice.”

February 21 – March 25

Cavalia Odysseo

www.cavalia.com

A cast of 50 riders, acrobats, dancers, musicians and 65 horses of 12 different breeds demonstrate their bond as this production combines equestrian arts, awe-inspiring acrobatics and high-tech theatrical effects.

February 21 – March 27

Spring Training

www.cactusleague.com

The Arizona Diamondbacks, Milwaukee Brewers, Oakland Athletics, San Francisco Giants, Los Angeles Angels, Chicago Cubs, San Diego Padres, Seattle Mariners, Kansas City Royals, Cleveland Indians, Los Angles Dodgers, Texas Rangers, Chicago White Sox, Cincinnati Reds and Colorado Rockies warm-up for the upcoming season at various locations throughout the Valley.

February 23 – March 4

Canal Convergence

www.scottsdalearts.org

Innovative art displays that combine water, art and light are spotlighted as Scottsdale Public Art presents this annual event on and nearby the Arizona Canal. Workshops, dance performances, local bands, artist talks, poetry readings and community bike rides are additional activities.

February 24 – April 8

Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion 

www.phxart.org

The exhibition surveys 15 collections of the dynamic, innovative work of Dutch designer Iris van Herpen. Renowned for her use of 3-D printing, van Herpen is widely considered one of contemporary fashion’s most progressive creators, and is a favored designer of many style icons, including Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, Björk and Cara Delevingne.