Events In Central Phoenix This Week February 2-8, 2024

Events In Central Phoenix This Week February 2-8, 2024


Events In Central Phoenix This Week


Welcome to another exciting week in Central Phoenix! From February 2nd to 8th, 2024, our vibrant city is buzzing with an array of events that cater to every taste and age group. Whether you’re an art enthusiast, a foodie, or looking for family-friendly activities, Central Phoenix has something special for you. Join me as I highlight the standout events happening this week, including the First Friday Art Walk, a delightful Food Truck Festival, Free Friday events at the Japanese Friendship Garden, engaging exhibits at the Children’s Art Museum, and the brand-new Family First Friday at Arizona Center.


First Friday Roosevelt Row Art Walk

The largest art walk in the nation is our beloved First Friday on Roosevelt Row! Immerse yourself in the vibrant arts and culture scene of Central Phoenix every 1st Friday of the month from about 6 to 10 pm. Stroll through Roosevelt Row and let the creative spirit of local artists captivate you. Check with galleries for specific times and choose your art walk path with the “Art Walk Map” provided on their website. This week new pub crawl and battle of the bands in happening that you wont want to miss!

When: 1st Friday of every month, 6-10pm (check with galleries for specific times)

Location: Roosevelt Row. View the “Art Walk Map” in the link below to choose your art walk path.

Learn more here.


Roosevelt Row Food Truck Court

The International Roosevelt Row Food Truck Court is your place to be for some of the best food in Phoenix! Find the best tacos, international cuisines, and more! There is no place better to eat on your First Friday.

When: Friday, January 5 · 6 – 11pm MST

Location: 917 N 4th St, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Check out the food truck list here.


First Fridays in the Garden (Free)

Celebrate the 1st Friday of each month from 5 to 7:30 pm at the Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix. This free event offers a serene escape amidst beautiful greenery. Take in the peaceful ambiance and enjoy the beauty of the garden.

When: 1st Friday of every month, 5 – 7:30 pm

Location: The Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix, 1125 N 3rd Ave, Phoenix, AZ

Learn more here.


Family First Friday (Free)


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Located: Arizona Center

When: Friday, February 2nd, 6-10PM

Learn more here.


First Friday Children’s Museum (Free)

On the 1st Friday of every month from 5 pm to 9 pm, head to 215 N. 7th Street in Phoenix for a family-friendly adventure. The Children’s Museum opens its doors for free, offering interactive exhibits and fun learning experiences for kids of all ages.

When: 1st Friday of each month, 5pm – 9pm

Location: 215 N. 7th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85034

Learn more here.


Phoenix Chinese Week


Saturday, Feb 3, 9 AM

Sunday, Feb 4, 5 PM


Steele Indian School Park
300 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ

Learn more here.


13th Annual Waterfront Fine Art & Wine Festival

When: February 2nd – 4th, 10 AM – 5 PM


Scottsdale Waterfront
Vomfass, N Marshall Way
Scottsdale, AZ 85251, United States

Learn more here. 


Touch a Truck For Camp Patrick

When: February 3rd, 10AM – 2PM


North Phoenix Baptist Church

5757 N Central Ave

Phoenix, AZ 85012

Learn more here.


Valentines Floral Arrangement Class at Thunderbird Lounge

When: Thursday, Feb. 8th, 4PM – 6PM


Thunderbird Lounge

712 W Montecito Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85013-2814, United States

Learn more here. 


Heart Breakers Ball


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When: Thursday, Feb, 8th, 9 PM


Valley Bar

130 N. Central Ave.

Learn more here. 


More Shows Around Town





Phoenix Farmers Markets


Downtown PHX Farmers Market

The Downtown PHX Farmers Market is a hub of fresh produce, local artisans, and culinary delights. You’ll find a wide array of fruits, vegetables, meats, and dairy products here, along with handcrafted items and prepared foods.

Location: Phoenix Public Market, 721 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Saturdays: 7:30 am – 11:30 am


Uptown Farmers Market

Uptown Farmers Market is known for its diverse selection of fresh produce, organic products, and specialty goods. It’s a great spot to shop for unique finds and enjoy a variety of food vendors.

Location: 5757 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85012

8 a.m. – 12 pm (May through October)
9 a.m. – 1 pm (November through April)

9 a.m. – 1 pm (October through April)
8 a.m. – 12 pm (May and June)


Roadrunner Park Farmers Market

Nestled in the lush greenery of Roadrunner Park, this market offers a relaxed atmosphere to shop for local fruits, vegetables, and homemade treats. You can also enjoy live music while you browse.

Location: 3502 E Cactus Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85032

7 – 11 am (June through September)
8 am – 1 pm (October through May)

Get more info here


Ahwatukee Farmers Market

Ahwatukee Farmers Market is a favorite among the locals for its friendly vendors and a wide range of fresh produce, baked goods, and handmade crafts.

Location: 4700 E Warner Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85044

9 am – 1 pm (October through May)
8 – 11 am (​June through September)

Get more info here


Farmers Markets Near Phoenix


Tempe Farmers Market

Located in the heart of Tempe, this market is a gathering place for the community to enjoy the best of local food, art, and culture.

Location: 805 S Farmer Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281

Open daily: 8 am – 11 pm


Arrowhead Farmers Market (aka Momma’s Organic Market)

Momma’s Organic Market is committed to providing organic and sustainably produced products, making it a top choice for health-conscious shoppers.

Location: 7780 W Arrowhead Towne Center, Glendale, AZ 85308

Saturdays: 9 am – 2 pm


Gilbert Farmers Market

While technically in Gilbert, this market is worth the drive for its fantastic selection of produce, artisanal goods, and food vendors. It’s a great destination for a weekend outing.

Location: 222 N Ash St, Gilbert, AZ 85234

8 am – 12 pm (October through March/April)
7 am – 11 am (April/May through September)


Chandler Farmers Market

Chandler Farmers Market is known for its friendly atmosphere and high-quality local products. You can find everything from fresh vegetables to unique handmade crafts.

Location: 3 S Arizona Ave, Chandler, AZ 85225

Saturdays: 7 – 10:30 am


Old Town Scottsdale Farmers Market

This market in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale offers a blend of fresh, local produce and specialty items in a historic setting.

Location: 3806 N Brown Ave, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Saturdays: 7 – 11 am

Get more info here


As we dive into the first week of February, Central Phoenix proves once again that it’s a hub of cultural diversity and entertainment. Whether you’re strolling through art-filled streets, savoring delicious bites from food trucks, or creating memories with your family, the events lined up this week promise to be memorable. Stay tuned for detailed insights into each event, and make the most of what Central Phoenix has in store for you and your loved ones!


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David Marler & Vanessa Clayton
Hey Central Phoenix, we're David & Vanessa! We're here to share weekly information about the best events, restaurants, shopping, activities, and real estate in and around Central Phoenix, Arizona. Plus, the best hiking, biking, health and wellness options, new hot spots, family fun and more!