Events In Central Phoenix This Week January 5-11, 2024

Events In Central Phoenix This Week January 5-11, 2024


Events In Central Phoenix This Week


Welcome to a vibrant week ahead in Central Phoenix, where the energy of the New Year continues to reverberate through the city’s dynamic events scene. From meaningful New Year’s activities that foster community spirit to the eclectic First Friday art walk, this week promises an array of experiences that cater to every taste. Join us as we navigate through the cultural tapestry of Central Phoenix from January 5 to 11, 2024, highlighting the best events that will make your week memorable.


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.

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.


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.


Noche de Reyes Magos (Night of the Three Kings)

The Latin holiday “Noche de los Reyes Magos” is being celebrated at the Phoenix Zoo. Have fun with a night of live mariachi music, food, games, activities, and a chance to meet the Three Kings!

When: January 5, 2024, 5:30 – 8:30 pm

Located: 55 N. Galvin Pkwy., Papago Park, Phoenix, AZ 85008

Learn more here.


Year Of You 2024 Wellness Day Retreat

When: Sat, Jan 6, 6 PM – Sun, Jan 7, 2 AM

Located: 3334 E Sheridan St, Phoenix, AZ

Learn more here.


Cacao Ceremony ​for New Year’s Intentions with Jenn

When: Sat, Jan 6, 1 – 2 PM

Located: Yoga Pura, 15440 N 7th St # 1, Phoenix, AZ

Learn more here.


New Year, New You Scavenger Hunt

When: Sat, Jan 6, 10 AM – 9 PM

Located: Bookmans Phoenix Entertainment Exchange, 8034 N 19th Ave, Phoenix, AZ

Learn more here.


Paul Anka

When: Sat, Jan 6, 2 – 3 PM

Located: Highlands Church, 9050 E Pinnacle Peak Rd Suite 100, Scottsdale, AZ

Learn more here. 


Cafe Jaleo – A Live Salsa Dance Night

When: Fri, Jan 5, 8 PM

Located: Crescent Ballroom, 308 N 2nd Ave, Phoenix, AZ

Learn more here.


Afropiano Dance Party (Afrobeat/Dancehall/Amapiano)

When: Sat, Jan 6, 10 PM – Sun, Jan 7, 2 AM

Located: Crescent Ballroom, 308 N 2nd Ave, Phoenix, AZ

Learn more here.


Re-Align Your Stars: Sunset Yoga & Sound Bath

When: Fri, Jan 5, 4:30 – 6:00 PM

Located: Papago Park, 625 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ

Learn more here.


Free Winter Fest

When: January 6 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Located: 9500 East Vía de Ventura, Suite E-100, Scottsdale, AZ 85256

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 the week unfolds in Central Phoenix, the tapestry of events leaves behind a trail of unforgettable moments. From the pulse of the First Friday art walk to the rhythm of music and dance events, the city has once again proven its ability to offer diverse and enriching experiences. As we bid adieu to this week, we look forward to the ongoing tapestry of cultural happenings that make Central Phoenix a dynamic and ever-evolving community.


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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!