While February is technically a winter month, the weather in Phoenix is quite the opposite; it resembles the summer months of the rest of the nation. Warm day temperatures and sunshine make for a great month to plan and attend events. Locals and visitors alike can enjoy the sights and activities Phoenix has to offer without worrying about the weather. Take advantage of this month with friends and family to check off some items on your to-do list, before it gets too hot.

ASU Open Door February 10 and 24:

Visitors have the opportunity to participate in hundreds of interactive activities and talk to students, faculty and staff.

Arabian Horse Show February 15 – 25:

WestWorld of Scottsdale hosts this prestigious event bringing top owners, trainers, and breeders from around the world to compete for a chance at winning.

Arizona Beer Week February 8 – 17:

Produced by the Arizona Craft Brewers Guild and features over 120 craft breweries from across the state featuring tastings, pub crawls, beer seminars, beer-pairing dinners, and other beer activities.

Arizona Cocktail Week February 17 – 19:

Sample Arizona’s best the beverage industry has to offer including tastings, competitions, and seminars.

Body Art Expo February 16 – 18:

The Arizona State Fairgrounds hosts this unique event bringing together more than 100 tattoo artists and body piercers for exhibitions, contests, and shopping opportunities.

Canal Convergence February 23 – March 3:

The Scottsdale Waterfront hosts a full week of public art, music, and performances.

Copa Color Fun Run and Walk February 24:

The City of Maricopa is excited for the 4th Annual Maricopa Copa Color Fun Run (5k) / Walk (1Mile) at Copper Sky Regional Park amphitheater. 

D-backs Fan Fest February 17:

There are autograph sessions, photograph sessions, radio broadcasts, giveaways, shopping, and more. Don’t forget the pitching, hitting, and fielding clinics for the kids!

Glendale Chocolate Affaire February 9 – 11:

The Chocolate Affaire is presented by Arizona’s famous candy makers, Cerreta Candy Company. The candy factory will offer tours during event hours and visitors can expect to receive a free sample of their candy.

La Gran Fiesta: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage and Culture February 18:

This cultural event showcases live Latin music and dance, arts and crafts, fun activities for families, delicious cuisine, and more.

Lost Dutchman Days February 23 – 25:

Enjoy days of rodeos, dance, entertainment, gold panning, a carnival, and an RV show in Apache Junction.

Mesa-Phx Marathon February 24:

Get out and into the sun with a fun marathon run, or participate in a 1K, 10K, or half marathon.

NHRA Drag Racing February 23 – 25:

The Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park hosts this race series including Top Fuel, Funny Car, and Pro Stock racing.

Parada del Sol Parade and Trail’s End Festival February 8 – 11:

Celebrating indigenous people of Arizona featuring history, shopping, live music, and a parade, and festival.

Phoenix Chinese Week Celebration February 16 – 18:

A series of cultural, social, and educational events highlighting the diverse culture of China featuring arts, food, dance, entertainment, history, and heritage.

PHX Vegan Food Festival February 24:

An outdoor festival featuring vegan products, food trucks, and restaurants, plus demonstrations by vegan chefs and live music.

Street Eats Food Truck Festival February 10 and 11:

Over 55 food trucks including live bands, lawn games, eating contests, kid’s zone, and cooking classes.

Winter Range February 19 – 25:

Old West-style shooting events with cowboys and cowgirls. Free admissions for spectators.

Winter Tractor and Engine Show February 10 and 11:

Sahuaro Ranch Park Historic Area will host antique engine displays, engine demonstrations, tractor pulls, food vendors, and a parade.

World Championship Hoop Dance Contest February 10 – 11:

The Heard Museum will host Native American dancers from the U.S. and Canada.