Phoenix is always an great place to be, and that is defintely true during the month of January! Where it is frigid in many parts of the country, the Phoenix Valley enjoys cool yet comfortable temperatures. And with these nice temperatures it is a great time to get out and about. There is always something going on in the Valley, and whether you want an event that's family friendly or you need something that's designed just for the two of you, there are plenty of options to choose from. Take a look at a few of the hottest January events!
- Barrett-Jackson Auto Auction: This auto auction is known worldwide as the leader in collector car auctions and automotive lifestyle events. The eyes of all car enthusiats will be on Westworld in Scottsdale from January 13-21. (Watch for separate post on this event)
- Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival: Put the weekend of January 19 - 21 on your calendar. Each day, you'll find 155 juried fine artisans in Downtown Carefree, displaying their impressive work. You'll have an opportunity to see oils, pastels, beautiful sculptures, hand blown glass, and much more while sampling a beautiful collection of both domestic and imported wines. For just $10, you get a souvenir wine glass and six tasting tickets.
- Arizona Vegetarian Food Festival: Whether you're a vegetarian, a foodie, or you're just hungry, this is the right choice for you. Held in the Scottsdale Civic Center Amphitheater on January 20 and January 21, the Arizona Vegetarian Food Festival offers a full sampling of meals from local restaurants and food companies, as well as many different vendors. Live entertainment and activities are available throughout the day, and tickets are just $20 per day. It's one place you're not likely to leave hungry.
- Arizona Balloon Classic: What could be more amazing than a sky filled with colorful hot air balloons? This event, held January 26 - 28, features Hare & Hound races at Goodyear Ballpark. As a spectator, you can watch the balloons inflate and lift off. There are also a number of vendors, a variety of foods, and a Family Fun Zone. You can even take a balloon ride if you've never had the opportunity to experience Phoenix from above.
There's never a shortage of fun and fabulous things to do in the Phoenix area in January! Grab your calendar and start planning your adventures now. If you are headed out to one of these events and would like to see any homes for sale in the area, contact a Launch Real Estate agent today.