Outdoor events may not be commonplace throughout much of the country during the brisk winter months, but with high temperatures in the 60s and 70s, Greater Phoenix still hosts an array of events outside in January and February. From food festivals to sporting events, Allegiant passengers visiting the Valley of the Sun will find a variety of ways to bask in the warm winter weather.
If spending time inside is high on your vacation checklist, there are plenty of exciting events happening indoors, too. Whether you’re attending a Broadway musical or a collector car auction, visitors will always find something to keep them entertained while vacationing in the area.
The Glendale Chocolate Affaire takes over Murphy Park in downtown Glendale Feb. 3-5, featuring such tasty confections as chocolate-drizzled kettle corn, berry chocolate kabobs and more. Guests can also tour the Cerreta Candy Company. Admission is free. Visit the website here.
Schnepf Farms’ annual Peach Blossom Celebration takes place every Thursday through Sunday from Feb. 4-March 1 in Queen Creek. The largest peach grower in the state, guests can enjoy train rides, guided hayrides and more while admiring over 80 acres of peach trees in bloom. Visit the website here.
Based on the beloved novel by Roald Dahl, “Matilda The Musical” stops by ASU Gammage in Tempe Feb. 7-12. Show times are Tuesday-Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 1 and 6:30 p.m. Visit the website here.
The 29th annual Arizona Renaissance Festival kicks off Feb. 11 and runs for eight consecutive weekends (Saturdays, Sundays and Presidents’ Day Monday) in Gold Canyon. Eat, drink and be merry while enjoying jousting tournaments, 13 stages of live entertainment and more. Visit the website here.
Plan your winter warm-up in Arizona at allegiant.com.