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In 2012: February 18
Surprise Fan Fest
Join the City of Surprise in welcoming back the Texas Rangers and Kansas City Royals to Spring Training. Arizona Major League Alumni Game. Card show. Home Run Derby. Free admission. Surprise Stadium.
In 2011: February 20
Hundreds of cowboys, cowgirls and buckaroos compete in old west style shooting events. Displays, vendors, exhibitions. Cowboy Action Shooting Experience. At the Ben Avery Shooting Facility north of Phoenix. Free admission, charge for parking.
In 2012: February 20-26
International Sportsmen’s Exposition
A three-day exposition offering huge displays of the latest, cutting-edge gear for the hunter, angler and family camper. University of Phoenix Stadium.
In 2012: February 23 – 26
Lost Dutchman Days
Enjoy rodeos, carnival, dance, entertainment, parade, arts, crafts, gold panning and an RV show in Apache Junction.
In 2012: February 24, 25, 26
Westgate Hot Rods and Classics Cruz-In
Owners and enthusiasts cruise the Cruz-In. Hundreds, sometimes even thousands of classic Hot Rods and Classics park near AMC and Fountain Park. Family friendly. Free admission. Westgate City Center,Glendale.
In 2012: February 25
Black History Celebration and Festival
Live music, vendors, kids zone. Osuna Park, Peoria
In 2012: February 25
Raising Arizona Kids Camp Fair
Day and overnight camps from Arizona, the Southwest and across the country will be present. Families can to meet with camp staff and directors and pick up registration information. Radio Disney activities. Free. Phoenix (Saturday) and Chandler (Sunday).
In 2012: February 25, 26
Thursdays on Mill
Local musicians performing on the streets for Music on Mill. Market on Mill involves an eclectic mix of area businesses, growers, artisans, restaurants and chefs and local musicians. MADCAP Theaters hosts musical entertainment and films. Mill Avenue District, Tempe from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
In 2010: Every Thursday evening (excluding holidays)
Valentine's Day Guide
Dinners, dances, parties, resort specials, chocolate and many other ways to celebrate with your sweetheart.
In 2011: Various dates in February
Motorcycles on Main
The streets of downtown Mesa are closed to all but bikers and people who love motorcycles. Music, food, beer garden. Free admission.
In 2012: First Friday of the month
Movies at the Museum
Phoenix Art Museum. Independent and classic cinema and documentaries relating to art, artists, and works on view in the Museum, usually followed by discussion. Free with paid museum admission. First come, first seated.
In 2012: Various dates in February
Downtown Chandler Art Walk
Visit more than 50 artisans set up along the streets in front of the unique shops and cafes of Historic Downtown Chandler. Free.
In 2012: Third Friday of the month
Exotic Art Show
The Exotic Art Show features outlandish and erotic art, music, and poetry by over 60 artists at the Alwun House in downtown Phoenix.
In 2012: February/March
Fiesta Mall Entertainment
Mariachis, magicians, dancers, bands -- several entertainers each Saturday and Sunday afternoon at Center Court at Fiesta Mall in Mesa. Family friendly. Free.
In 2012: Every Saturday and Sunday
First Saturday Public Art Walk
Docent led tours of the Fountain Hills public art collection including more than 70 artworks in parks, plazas and public buildings. Tours are in the morning, take approximately one hour and begin in the Community Center Sculpture Garden. There is a charge for the tour. Reservations required. 480-816-5100.
In 2012: First Saturday of the month
Friday Night Franks
A unique outdoor cookout experience in the Sonoran desert. Live entertainment, Native American storytelling, horseshoes, wagon rides, and an old fashioned wiener roast featuring a full BBQ menu. Free admission, charge for food and beverages.
In 2012: every Friday night in February
Cabela's Kids Kamp
Free programs on topics related to hunting, fishing and other outdoor activities for ages 9-13 at Cabela's in Glendale.
In 2012: Every Monday evening (except when store is closed for a holiday)
Artists, crafters and jewelers exhibit and sell items in a family-friendly, festive environment.SouthBridge, Downtown Scottsdale. Free admission.
In 2012: Every Thursday in February
2nd Friday in Mesa
Live music, entertainment, art walk, prizes. Each month has a theme. Family friendly. Free admission.On Main Steet between Center and Country Club in Downtown Mesa.
In 2012: 2nd Friday of the month