Events In Central Phoenix This Week January 12-18, 2024

Events In Central Phoenix This Week January 12-18, 2024


Events In Central Phoenix This Week


Embrace the mid-January vibrancy in Central Phoenix as we dive into a week filled with exciting events that encapsulate the spirit of the new year. From cultural festivities to entertainment that spans the spectrum, the city is buzzing with energy. Join us on a journey through Central Phoenix from January 12 to 18, 2024, as we highlight the best events that will add a touch of excitement and cultural richness to your week.


Circo Hermanos Caballero

When: Sat, Jan 13, 4:30 – 10:30 PM

Located: Phoenix Marketplace, 6719 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ

Learn more here.


Afro Experience AZ (MLK Wknd Day Party)

When:  January 13, 2024, 12:00pm (MST)

Located: Topaz Bar & Lounge, 801 North 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ

Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon and 1/2 Marathon

When: Sat, Jan 13 – Sun, Jan 14

Located: Phoenix, AZ

 Learn more here.


Taylored Training Rock ‘n’ Roll Shakeout Run

When: Sat, Jan 13, 8:30 AM

Located: Margaret T. Hance Park, 67 W Culver St, Phoenix, AZ

The Maricopa County Home & Garden Show

When: Fri, Jan 12 – Sunday, Jan 14, 10 AM – 5 PM

Located: Arizona State Fairgrounds, 1826 W McDowell Rd, Phoenix, AZ

Learn more here.


Star Walk – Phoenix

When: Sat, Jan 13, 12:00 – 7:30 PM

Located: 810 Billiards & Bowling – Phoenix, 50 W Jefferson St, Phoenix, AZ

Learn more here.

Festivin 2024 – Food & Wine

When: Sun, Jan 14, 3 – 7 PM

Located: Geordie’s at Wrigley Mansion, 2501 E Telawa Trail, Phoenix, AZ

Learn more here.


No Pants Light Rail Ride 2024

When: Sun, Jan 14, 12 PM

Located: Walter Studios, 747 W Roosevelt St, Phoenix, AZ

Learn more here.


Cinderella’s Ball

When: Sun, Jan 14, 2 PM – Mon, Jan 15, 4 PM

Located: Great Arizona Puppet Theater, 302 W Latham St, Phoenix, AZ

Learn more here.


Sunday Chess (and Go!) – Central Phoenix

When: Sun, Jan 14, 11:05 AM – 2:00 PM\

Located: Let’s Meet Up, 3058 N 16th St, Phoenix, AZ

Learn more here.


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 bid farewell to this eventful week in Central Phoenix, the echoes of laughter, the notes of music, and the shared experiences linger in the air. From captivating cultural celebrations to engaging entertainment, the city has once again showcased its diverse and dynamic offerings. The spirit of the new year continues to shine brightly, setting the tone for the weeks to come. Until next time, may the vibrancy of Central Phoenix stay with you.


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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!