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Phoenix Events Calendar - January

January Festivals & Events in the Phoenix Area

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January Calendar of Events for Phoenix and Scottsdale Arizona

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© Judy Hedding

This list of festivals and events in the Phoenix area is continued from the previous page. Looking for big name concerts, shows or theatre? Check this calendar for January performances.

Family Friday Sunset Series
Visitors connect to the natural and cultural resources of the Preserve through the use of their senses, allowing kids of all ages to see, smell, touch, hear and even taste their surroundings. Gateway Access Area Amphitheater, McDowell Sonoran Preserve, Scottsdale.
In 2014: January 3

Fiesta Bowl
The Fiesta Bowl is played at University of Phoenix Stadium and is always one of the top four college football bowl games. There are other Fiesta Bowl events, such as a parade, associated with the game.
In 2014: January 1

First Friday
Visit more than 60 downtown Phoenix art galleries, studios and art spaces. Free. See the video.
In 2014: First Friday in January

Flagg Gem and Mineral Show
Rocks, minerals, geology, and science. Activities for children. Mesa Community College. Free admission.
In 2014: January 3 - 5

Friday Night Franks

A unique outdoor cookout experience in the Sonoran desert. Live entertainment, Native American storytelling, horseshoes, wagon rides, and an old fashioned wiener roast featuring a full BBQ menu. Free admission, charge for food and beverages.
In 2014: every Friday night in January

Friday Night Unwind
The Musical Instrument Museum in North Phoenix opens on the first Friday of the month for themed entertainment, lectures and workshops. Food and beverage available for purchase. Map to MIM.
In 2014: January 3

Fridays in the Park
Visual arts, performances on the outdoor stage, spoken word, movies in the park's A.E. England Building. Civic Space Park, 424 N. Central Ave. Call for info 602-262-7490.
In 2014: January 3, 17

Gilbert Art Walk
Local artists set up booths to display their work. Community booths and children's activities. Free admission. Downtown Gilbert.
In 2014: January 4, 18

Glendale's Live at the Library
Musical entertainment from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Main Library. Concerts are free. Call 623-930-3573 for more details.
In 2014: One or two Thursdays per month

Gold Canyon Arts Festival
More than 100 artists will participate. Musical entertainment and food booths. Free admission. Gold Canyon United Methodist Church, 6640 S. King’s Ranch Road, Gold Canyon
In 2014: January 25

Gooding & Company Car Auction
View rare and classic vehicles that will be auctioned on the final day of the event. Held adjacent to Scottsdale Fashion Square.
In 2014: January 15 - 18

Great Arizona Dog Show
AKC dog clubs in West and Northwest Valley, Kachina Kennel Club and Arrowhead Kennel Club. Includes all breed conformation, junior showmanship, and obedience/rally and agility competitions. Dog show tours, meet the breed, and educational opportunities for adults and children. Dog care, grooming vendors. Camelback-Ranch Stadium, Glendale.
In 2014: January 10 - 13

Haute Chocolate Market & Festival
A celebration of all things chocolate including a juried chocolate showpiece competition, chocolate and chili sampling, chocolate wine. Heard Museum, Phoenix.
In 2014: January 31

High Noon Western Americana Show & Auction
Collectible Western fine art, Native American textiles, prized saddles & spurs, authentic Western antiques and other pieces that represent bygone days of the Native American, the Vaquero, the Cowboy and the Old West. Mesa Convention Center.
In 2014: January 25, 26

Holiday Lights
There are some places in the area where you can continue to enjoy holiday lights in January.
In 2014: Various dates in January

International Motorcycle Show
Street bikes, dirt bikes, cruisers, ATVs, personal watercraft all available to see at this family-friendly trade show. University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale.
In 2014: January 24 - 26

Litchfield Park Arts in the Park
Outdoor concert at the Wigwam Resort front lawn. Free.
In 2014: January 19

MACFest
MACFest (Mesa Arts and Crafts Festival) is a free family-friendly event featuring artist creations, music and entertainment. Downtown Mesa on North Macdonald, from Main St. to Pepper Pl.
In 2014: January 4, 18

Maricopa County Home and Garden Show
Hundreds of exhibitors. Seminars, demonstrations, and displays at the Arizona State Fairgrounds.
In 2014: January 10, 11, 12

Martin Luther King Day Celebrations
Festivals and events around the greater Phoenix area celebrating the life and ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
In 2014: Various dates in January

Mesa Historic Home Tour
Each year the Mesa Historical Museum Guild and the Mesa Historic Preservation Office sponsors a historic home tour. All proceeds benefit the Mesa Historical Museum.
In 2014: January 25

Military Vehicle Show
Display of jeeps from World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm, conflicts in Iraq, Afghanistan, along with troop carriers and armored cars. These historic vehicles will be judged for originality, military significance, and quality of restoration with awards presented Saturday afternoon. Swap meet of armed service collectibles on both days. Metrocenter Mall (near Castles 'n' Coasters).
In 2014: January 25, 26

Motorcycles on Main
The streets of downtown Mesa are closed to all but bikers and people who love motorcycles. Music, food, beer garden. Free admission.
In 2014: First Friday of the month

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