In Your Neighborhood: February

In Your Neighborhood: February

Posted 01/29/2018

From romantic Valentine’s Day picnics to block parties to festivals, there’s something for everyone. Check out some of these awesome events happening near your Maracay home this February.

Peoria Greekfest 2018
St. Haralambos Greek Orthodox Church
February 9
5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
February 10 & 11
11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Come celebrate Greek culture with live music, authentic Greek cuisine, dancers, eating contests and more! This event is going to be great family fun with something to do for all ages.

Valentine’s Day Chef Tasting at Quiessence
Tuesday, February 13 through Saturday, February 17
Reservations from 5 – 6 p.m. and 7 – p.m.

Spend this Valentine’s Day at The Farm, named one of the most romantic experiences in Arizona, indulging on a four course Chef’s Tasting in an intimate setting. This one is sure to impress. Reservations are required.

Valentine Picnic in The Grove
The Farm at South Mountain
Saturday, February 10 through Sunday, February 18
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Looking for something a little more laid back? Consider the Valentine Picnic in The Grove. Just grab a blanket, your sweetheart and enjoy a sweet picnic from The Farm Kitchen in the pecan grove. Reservations are required.

CulturePOP Block Party!
Estrella Mountain Community College
February 10
5:30 p.m. Naturalization Ceremony
6 –  10 p.m. Festival
Located on Thomas Road, just west of Dysart in front of Estrella Mountain Community College

This culture block party is bringing people from all backgrounds together and celebrating their differences. There will be plenty of live music, street performers, authentic dancers and a variety of food and drink options.

Fine Art & Wine Festival
Gilbert Civic Center
February 16- 18
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

What better combination is there than a glass of your favorite wine and jaw-dropping works of art? This event features 100 juried fine artists, a high-end boutique area, wine sampling, micro-brew tasting, live entertainment and more. For just $10, festival goers will receive an engraved souvenir wine glass as well as six wine tasting tickets. Sounds like a deal to us!

Buckeye Air Fair
Buckeye Municipal Airport
February 3
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Celebrating years of aviation, Buckeye is back and ready for the annual Air Fair. This event lets people from all ages get up close and personal with airplanes and helicopters while also learning about the history and science of aviation. Sit back and watch the air show or take a ride in one of the aircrafts. There will also be live entertainment and demonstrations, as well as a Kids Zone, food, vendors and more.

59th Annual Tubac Festival of the Arts
Tubac Village
February 7-11
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Take part in Arizona’s longest running art festival this February. This festival has a little something for everyone in the family. Admire gorgeous pieces from artists from all over the world, check out some roving entertainers, take a ride on a horse-drawn trolley, hang out in the beer garden, enjoy some food and listen to some music.

Apache Junction/Gold Canyon
The Arizona Renaissance Festival
February 10 – April 1
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Who doesn’t love the adventure of attending the Arizona Renaissance Festival? With so much to do, every minute will be a non-stop thrill. This festival is a medieval amusement park complete with a 13-stage theatre, 30-acre circus, jousting tournament and a feast fit for kings and queens alike.

The Great Inflatable Race
Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park
February 10
9 a.m.

The Great Inflatable Race is a fun run with inflatable obstacles throughout the course. It’s a great opportunity to get moving while having fun! The proceeds also help benefit a charity and participants will walk away with a souvenir t-shirt and some other goodies.