Valentines Day is not the only thing to do this month in the Phoenix Metro Area.  Below is a list of things to do in the month of February 2016.  The following to do items are brought to you by your Gilbert real estate experts.  We serve the entire Phoenix valley and specialize in Gilbert Arizona.  Let us help you find your dream home!!  

Phoenix Coyotes Hockey

Our professional NHL hockey team hopes to howl its way to the Stanley Cup. Arena, Glendale.
Various dates and times in February.

Movies at the Museum

Independent and classic cinema and documentaries relating to art, artists, and works on view in the Museum, usually followed by discussion.  Free with paid museum admission.  First come, first seated.  Phoenix Art Museum.
Various dates and times in February.

Free First Friday Nights at Children's Museum of Phoenix

Hours: 5-9 p.m.
Admission: Free

Our hands-on, interactive exhibits are designed to engage the minds, muscles and imaginations of children up to age 10 and the grown-ups who care about them. Climb to new heights in the Climber, navigate your way through Noodle Forest, or build a fort in Building Big. These are just a few of the adventures that await you at the Children's Museum of Phoenix

The Children’s Museum of Phoenix is open to the public free of charge from 5-9 p.m. on the first Friday night of each month.

Performances at the Museum

Performances from the East Valley community.  Each performance is different.  Includes children’s plays, kid and adult film series, classical music.  Tempe History Museum. Free admission.
Various dates in February; Performance starts at 7 p.m.

Birds 'n' Beer

Birds 'n Beer offers local professionals a fun and refreshing way to learn about Arizona birds and other wildlife while networking with fellow nature-lovers.  Have a cold brew while enjoying an enlightening and lively presentation on Arizona nature.  Nina Mason Pulliam Rio Salado Audubon Center in Phoenix.  RSVP requested 602-468-6470.  Free admission
Third Thursday of the Month.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m., program begins at 6:30 p.m.

Downtown Chandler Art Walk

Visit more than 70 artisans set up along the streets in front of the unique shops and cafes of Historic Downtown Chandler.  Free admission.
Third Friday of the Month; 6 - 10 p.m.

Scottsdale ArtWalk

ArtWalks are free to the public every Thursday evening along Main Street from Scottsdale Rd. west to Goldwater Blvd., and on Marshall Way north of Indian School Rd. to Fifth Ave.  Restaurants, museums and free trolley and/or horse-drawn carriage rides are available during ArtWalk to transport folks from numerous free parking areas throughout the Scottsdale Arts District and Scottsdale Downtown.

Every Thursday7 - 9 p.m.

Food Truck Caravan

Ongoing Weekly On Saturday

Times: Saturdays 6:30 P.M. -10:30 

5th Ave & Goldwater

Join us every Saturday night for street food, live music and community fun!

Find up to 15 of the valley’s finest gourmet food trucks serving delicious foods from around the world in one parking lot.  Our Caravan has over 35 trucks which we rotate each week.

Fort McDowell Friday Night Franks

Join us every Friday for a delightful Southwestern experience that’s uniquely Arizona.   Friday Night Franks is an old fashioned wiener roast where you purchase brats, hot dogs and S’mores and cook them yourself over an open fire.   Cash bar, live music, horse wagon rides and games complete the setting for a memorable evening.   A great place for friends and family to gather under the stars in a stunning Sonoran Desert backdrop.   Free admission, food and drink available for purchase.  Fort McDowell Adventures.
Every Friday in February  5 -9 p.m.

Scottsdale Art Bridge Thursdays

Crafters, jewelers, and artists displaying their work in an outdoor setting with live demonstrations and entertainment in Downtown Scottsdale on the Marshall Way Pedestrian Bridge.  Family Friendly.  Free admission.

Every Thursday5 p.m. - 10p.m.

Desert Ridge Marketplace Concerts

Free concerts on two stages in North Phoenix at Desert Ridge Marketplace.
Every Friday & Saturday Night in February; 7 p.m.

Phoenix First Friday

Visit more than 100 downtown Phoenix art galleries, studios and art spaces.  Free admission.
First Friday of the Month; 6 - 10 p.m.

Farmers Markets

Vegetables, fruits, herbs, flowers, breads, jams, cheeses, juices, local specialty foods and crafts.  Several locations.
Various dates, times, and locations in February

Desert Ridge Marketplace Concerts

Free concerts on two stages in North Phoenix at Desert Ridge Marketplace.
Every Friday & Saturday Night in February; 7 p.m

Motorcycles on Main

The first Friday of every month is bike night in Downtown Mesa!  Join over 1000 motorcycles and their riders on Main Street for a Sturgis-style event that attracts bike lovers from all over Arizona and beyond.  The roads are closed to car traffic and open to bikes, riders and spectators for this family-friendly event.  Enjoy music, food, and the beer garden (ID Required).  Free admission.
First Friday of the Month

The Magic Books at Phoenix Theatre

January 30, 2016 to February 6, 2016

Phoenix Theatre
100 E McDowell Rd Phoenix, AZ

The Magic Books based on Grimm’s fairytales, leaps seamlessly from page to stage, bringing to life themes of acceptance, courage and friendship as Phoenix Theatre’s brand new Theatre for Young Audiences show. This endearing and inventive show is an original production written by Phoenix Theatre’s own Producing Artistic Director, Michael Barnard, and Resident Dramaturge, Pasha Yamotahari. In The Magic Books traditional fairytales are given a modern twist as beloved storybook characters from ‘Little Red Riding Hood’, ‘The Frog King’ and ‘Sleeping Beauty’ come alive onstage.


Glendale Chocolate Affaire

February 5, 2016 to February 7, 2016

Historic Downtown Glendale, in Murphy Park

Before Valentine’s Day, find a delicious delight for the senses as the Glendale Chocolate Affaire takes over downtown Glendale to create a chocolate-lover’s dream! Chocolate purveyors from Arizona and around the nation gather in Glendale for this award-winning festival, which celebrates not only chocolate, but romance and the arts as well.

Buckeye Air Fair

February 6, 2016

Buckeye Municipal Airport
3000 S. Palo Verde Rd. Buckeye, AZ

Buckeye Air Fair is a day of fun for the whole family featuring a variety of aircraft-related events and activities that are as exciting as they are educational. At the fair’s Science & Technology expo, attendees can view astronomy, science and aviation exhibits, aircraft displays, police & fire demonstrations. The festival also provides fun rides in biplanes, hot air balloons and helicopters for festivalgoers with a love of heights. For children, the festival has a special Kids Zone and interactive science, math and technology activities as part of its annual Sci Tech Festival.

Arizona Renaissance Festival

February 6, 2016 to March 27, 2016

Festival Village
12601 East Highway 60 Gold Canyon, AZ

Don't miss Raucous Revelry at the Annual Arizona Renaissance Festival! The Arizona Renaissance Festival is a medieval amusement park, a 13-stage theater, a 30-acre circus, an arts and crafts fair, a jousting tournament and a feast -- all rolled into one non-stop, day-long family adventure. You never know what you will find on or off the stage! The Festival is an outdoor event that combines entertainment and wares reminiscent of what may have been found in a 16th Century European village market celebrating the arrival of the King and Queen to their shire. Walk through the gates to be transported back to a simpler more jovial time.

The Sleeping Beauty with Ballet Arizona

Dates: February 11, 2016 - February 14, 2016

Ballet Arizona
75 N 2nd St Phoenix, AZ

A treasured fairy tale full of curses, fairies and fantasy, The Sleeping Beauty displays all the charms and grandeur of classical ballet. This enchanting work mesmerizes with stunning costumes, dazzling sets, and Tchaikovsky’s magnificent score.


Waterfront Fine Art & Wine Festival

February 12, 2016 - February 14, 2016

Downtown Scottsdale
7135 E. Camelback Rd Scottsdale, AZ

Thunderbird Artists, producer of award-winning, fine art and wine festivals, line the banks of the Scottsdale Waterfront with the greatest selection of juried fine arts, fine wines, delectable chocolates and musicians for this art-filled festival. Patrons love strolling throughout spectacular paintings, bronzes, glass, stone, copper, clay sculptures, photography and jewelry, while listening to live musical entertainment and sipping fine wines. The Scottsdale Waterfront is a superb backdrop, which adds romance to the event with reflections across the waters.

Phoenix Chinese Week Culture and Cuisine Festival

February 12, 2016 - February 14, 2016

Margaret T. Hance Park
1202 N 3rd St Phoenix, AZ

Experience the sights, sounds and tastes of the annual Phoenix Chinese Week’s Culture and Cuisine Festival. Enjoy continuous entertainment including the famous dragon and lion dances, martial arts demonstrations, folk and traditional dances, musical performances, children’s pavilion activities, Chinese culture and history booth, and more. Shop at souvenir and arts and crafts booths, experience cultural performances, and taste scrumptious and authentic Chinese cuisine.

Sweethearts' Celebration at LON's

 February 12, 2016 - February 14, 2016

LON's at the Hermosa
5532 N. Palo Cristi Road The Hermosa Inn Paradise Valley, AZ

Toast to the love you share with that special someone while enjoying an indulgent multi-course menu prepared by Executive Chef Jeremy Pacheco and the LON’s culinary team, paired with one of the 500+ wines featured in LON’s award-winning wine list. Reservations are required.

Strike up some Valentine's Day fun at Uptown Alley

FEB 14, 2016 10:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Uptown Alley
13525 N. Litchfield Road
Surprise, AZ 85379

Who said Valentine’s Day was just for adults? Uptown Alley is going to be the ultimate Valentines place for couples and families who want to share love and fun this Valentine’s Day.

Valentine’s Day at Butterfly Wonderland

FEB 14, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Butterfly Wonderland
9500 E. Via de Ventura Viaduct
Scottsdale, AZ 85256

Celebrate the day of love at Butterfly Wonderland on Sunday, February 14th from 9am-5pm. Guests will experience arrays of red butterflies in the conservatory alongside live love songs and couples will receive homemade heart-shaped cookies, courtesy of Triple Delight Bakery! In addition, ladies will receive a special gift. Couples can commemorate the day with a themed picture at the SharpShooter.

Hops & Vines Art Festival

SAT, FEB 20, 2016 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Desert Foothills Park
1010 South Marketplace Way,
Phoenix, Az 85048

Save the date for the Inaugural Hops & Vines Art Festival at Desert Foothills Park set for SaturdayFebruary, 20, 2016 from noon to 9 p.m. This fundraising event combines art, wine, craft beer and culinary creations to celebrate culture and full sensory art experience during heart month. 100 percent of the proceeds will benefit the American Foundation for Cardiomyopathy (American FFC).

64th Annual Laveen BBQ

SUN, FEB 21, 2016 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Corona Ranch
7611 S. 29th Ave.
Laveen, AZ 85339

Come out and join 6,000 or so of your neighbors for the Laveen tradition of roasting tons of meat (literally, tons) overnight in barbecue . The 64rd Annual Laveen Pit BBQ is February 21, 2016 sponsored by Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital. There's a ton of fun planned, including local entertainment, rodeo arena events, activities for the kids, interactive art league and vendor/community booths. FREE to get in!

PHX Vegan Beer and Food Festival
February 27, 2016
Phoenix Center for the Arts

The Phx Vegan Beer and Food Festival will host some of Phoenix's favorite vegan restaurants and vendors and bring top musician and artist friends to come out and play. Mark your calendars!

Competitive Improv Comedy Show at NCT
FRI, FEB 26, 2016 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
National Comedy Theatre Phoenix
1111 S. Longmore
Mesa, AZ 85202

National Comedy Theatre (NCT)'s hilarious, spontaneous and interactive comedy shows are an exciting night out for audiences of all ages! At Competitive Improv Comedy Shows YOU (the Audience!) shout suggestions, challenge the performers and choose which team of comedians is the funniest! It's a spontaneous comedy showdown and YOU (the Audience!) always win.
Competitive Improv Comedy Shows EVERY Friday & Saturday night at 7:30pm & 9:45pm are all ages and appropriate for all audiences.

Bites 'n Brews Craft Beer Festival

Phoenix CityScape

February 27, 2016

Bites 'N Brews in Phoenix preaches the gospel of the craft beer movement and offers the sudsy nectar of the gods to all hop-head acolytes. The one-day libations-focused festival features over 20 North American craft breweries, flame-grilled comfort fare from area eateries, life-size foosball competitions, adult-sized beer pong tournaments and other tailgate staples.


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