Events In Central Phoenix This Week November 17 – 23, 2023

Events In Central Phoenix This Week November 17 - 23, 2023


Events In Central Phoenix Thanksgiving Week


Looking for fun events around Central Phoenix this Thanksgiving week? You’re in for fun! From Thanksgiving Feasts, Parades, Cooking Classes and more! Check out some of the upcoming events and discover the best ways to savor these experiences.


14th Annual Festival of the Arts

When: November 18th, 11:00AM – 6:00PM

Location: The Pavilion, Herberger Theater Center

Learn more here.


Giving Tree Cafe: Thanksgiving Vegan Dinner: Cooking Class w/Chef David

When: November 18th, 8:30am – 10:30am

Location: Park Central Phoenix 3121 N. 3rd Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85013

Learn more here.


Phoenix Home & Garden – 2023 Home Tour

When: Saturday, November 18, 2023 • 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM MST

Location: 6310 East Thomas Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Learn more here.


Thanksgiving Dinner

When: Saturday, November 18 · 5 – 7pm MST

Where: Sema Foundation, 325 N Austin Dr Suite #4 Chandler, AZ 85226

Learn more here.


Melrose Market

When: Sunday November 19th 9am-3pm.

Location: 700 W. Campbell Ave.

Learn more here.


Autumn’s Harvest Floral Design Class

Location: The Wildflower AZ, 1325 Grand Ave, Suite 6, Phoenix AZ 85007

When: Monday, November 20th, 1:00pm – 3:00pm.

Learn more here.


Thanksgiving Gala 2023 w/ Jaleo Latin Music

When: November 22 · 8:30pm – November 23 · 1am MST

Where: The Duce, 525 South Central Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85004

Learn more here.


Phoenix Turkey Trot

When: November 23, 2023


7:30 – 1 MILE

7:50 – 10K

8:40 – 5K

Where: Downtown Phoenix

Learn more here.


Mesa Turkey Trot

When: November 23, 2023

Location: Red Mountain Park, 7745 E. Brown Road Mesa, AZ 85207

Learn more here.


10th Annual Vegan ThanksLiving Community Potluck

When: Thursday, November 23 · 4 – 7pm MST

Where: Celestial, 420 West Mahoney Avenue Mesa, AZ 85210

Learn more here. 


Thanksgiving Hike & Nature-Rooted Meditation

When: Thursday, November 23 · 8 – 10:30am MST

Where:  Beverly Canyon Trailhead, 8000 South 46th Street Phoenix, AZ 85044

Gobble Til You Wobble

When: November 23 · 7pm – December 31 · 3am MST

Location: Online event, Participate from home!

Learn more here.


Thanksgiving Day Parade

When: Nov. 24th 9:30 – 10:30

Where: Avenue of the Fountains in downtown Fountain Hills

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


These events offer a diverse range of experiences for everyone in Phoenix to enjoy. Make the most of your week and explore the vibrant and exciting activities happening in our city!


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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!