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Feb. 20, 2019

DogFest Phoenix 2019 - Scottsdale

February 23rd, DogFest Phoenix 2019 is celebrating the community of people and dogs that make it possible for Canine Companions to place assistance dogs to children, adults and veterans free of charge. Join the fun with this community-based walk and festival that brings dog lovers together for a cause.These highly trained assistance dogs make a profound impact through the jobs they do, including opening doors, picking up dropped items, alerting to sounds and much more. 

Grab your friends, family and dogs and head to Scottsdale Civic Center Mall on February 23, 2019 for the 5th Annual DogFest Phoenix benefiting Canine Companions for Independence. Furry friends and families are invitied to join us for a day of fun, festivities, graduate speakers, dog demonstrations, music, food and more! All funds raised benefit Canine Companions for Independence and their mission of matching assistance dogs with children, adults and veterans with disabilities, free of charge.


3939 N. Drinkwater Blvd 
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Feb. 12, 2019

Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show

Since 1955, the Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show has set the pace in the Arabian horse world. The first show was held at the grounds of the Arizona Biltmore Hotel, which was a beautiful setting for a horse show. After the show's beginning at the Arizona Biltmore, Ann McCormick bought 150 acres in Scottsdale and made it into the horse facility known as Paradise Park.

Now in their 64th year, The Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show has been a first-class show from the very beginning. Taking place at WestWorld in Scottsdale, the show has grown from 50 horses to nearly 2,400 horses, bringing in some of the top owners, trainers, and breeders from all around the world competing for a chance at winning. A win at Scottsdale can mean big money in the breeding barns.

February 14th - 24th


Westworld of Scottsdale

16601 N. Pima Rd.

Scottsdale, AZ 85260

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Feb. 8, 2019

8th Annual Waterfront Fine Art & Wine Festival

The 8th Annual Waterfront Fine Art & Wine Festival, produced by Thunderbird Artists, will feature Al Glann and 125 world-class artist from throughout the globe.

Thunderbird Artists lines the banks of the Scottsdale Waterfront with the greatest selection of juried fine arts, fine wines, delectable chocolates and musicians in the Southwest for the Waterfront Fine Art & Wine Festival.

Patrons love strolling throughout spectacular paintings, bronzes, glass, stone, copper, clay sculptures, photography and jewelry. Take a stroll while listening to live musical entertainment and sipping fine wines.


Feb 9 - 10 from10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The Scottsdale Waterfront is a superb backdrop, which adds romance to the event with reflections across the waters. 


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Jan. 29, 2019

Waste Management Phoenix Open 2019

Known as “The Greatest Show on Grass,” the Waste Management Phoenix Open has gained legendary status for being unlike any other tournament on the PGA Tour. From the notorious 16th hole and star studded Birds Nest music festival to the biggest names in professional golf, this is one tournament no golf fan should miss!

You don't want to miss out on this event that brings in thousands to Scottsdale! Check it out! 

January 28th - February 3rd, 2019

This popular event brings in thousands of golf fans to North Scottsdale every year! 

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Jan. 24, 2019

TasteAbout Scottsdale at Kierland

TasteAbout Scottsdale at Kierland Commons along with Jared Allen's Homes 4 Wounded Warriors will bring together the best area chefs and restaurants for a day and night of great local food and drink. Guests will wander through the streets of Kierland Commons to enjoy beautifully prepared tastings paired with beer, wine and cocktails from 45+ local restaurants, breweries, wineries and distilleries. This ticketed event will fill up quickly, so be sure to get your tickets early. It will be a Saturday event you won't want to miss!

*This event is 21 and older.


Date And Time:

Sat, January 26, 2019

2:00 PM – 9:00 PM



Kierland Commons

15205 N Kierland 

Scottsdale, AZ 85254


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Jan. 21, 2019

Celebration of Fine Art - Scottsdale

In its 29th year, Celebration of Fine Art, referred to as "One of the World's premier art events" by Arts & Antiques Magazine, has become known for its exceptional art, welcoming experience and interactive atmosphere. This event brings in artists from across the United States to set up working studios and welcomes art lovers to interact with or simply watch these artists as they create their work over the course of the eight week show. 

With over 100+ artists, art lovers will see work in all mediums, including sculpture, paintings, jewelry, glass blowing, photography, furniture and more. Seasoned art collectors and first time buyers alike find the experience engaging and comfortable. New works of art emerge frequently during the show! 

Southwest corner of Hayden Rd. & Loop 101
Look for the big white tents!
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Jan. 17, 2019

Scottsdale Rosé Fest

Stop and smell the Rosé!

Looking for something to do this weekend? Come on out and have some Rosé all day in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale! Tickets include Rosé Tastings, Giveaways & More! There will be over 20 different Rosé varieties to try! 

January 19, 2019

Time: 2:00 - 6:00 PM


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Jan. 14, 2019

Where does Arizona rank in the housing market?

What are the real estate markets that will rule 2019?

These are the Top 10 metropolitan areas where both the number of sales and prices are expected to jump in 2019, bucking the national slowdown trend. Phoenix, Arizona falls into 5th Place in the nation for the Hottest Housing Markets in 2019. 

5. Phoenix, AZ

Forecast for median home price: $267,318
Predicted sales growth: 3.6%
Predicted price growth: 5.6%

Retirees and buyers fleeing ultrahigh-priced parts of the country, like California and Illinois, and are moving to Phoenix for its reasonably priced homes and year-round sunshine.

People can score a home in the retirement hot spot for a fraction of what they'd pay in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago or Seattle.

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Jan. 11, 2019

Glendale Glitter & Glow Block Party

Block party is the last chance to see the 1.6 million LED lights in Historic Downtown Glendale, as well as experience glowing hot-air balloons and live music from local bands. The event, which encompasses 16 blocks of downtown Glendale, is on Jan. 12. Local pilots will bring 18 hot-air balloons, which will be tethered throughout the grounds. 

Throughout the festival grounds, local musicians will entertain crowds with acoustic, classic rock, country, indie, pop, Motown, R&B and acoustic music. The Glendale Arts and Culture Division will host a special state with entertainment from the Phoenix Conservatory of Music, Afro-Caribbean percussionist Keith Johnson, the Arizona Songwriters Association and rockabilly musician Tom Mein. Food Vendors will sell desserts, snacks and entrees, and two children's areas will have inflatables and bounce houses.


Downtown Glendale
5800 W. Glenn Drive
Glendale, AZ United States 85301

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Jan. 3, 2019

Winter Fest at OydSea in the Desert

Looking for something fun to do this weekend?

Guests are invited to enjoy live music center stage while the kids play in the REAL SNOW at Winter Fest on Saturday, January 5th at OdySea in the Desert. Attendees will enjoy contests for prizes, bounce houses, rides, games, snowflake crafts, face painting, balloon artists and MORE! There will also be various local vendors onsite with merchandise for sale, special character guests and plenty of fun!


9500 E. Via de Ventura, Ste. E110
Scottsdale, AZ 85256

From: 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM


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