January 2013 Must See Events
Tostitos Fiesta Bowl
January 3, 2013
It’s college football action at its finest when the Big 12 champs and number-one BCS at-large team go head to head at University of Phoenix Stadium. For even more game-day excitement, get your tickets for College Football’s Biggest Party, the ultimate tailgate experience taking place at the Glendale Youth Sports Complex from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon and ½ Marathon
January 20, 2013
This annual event combines idyllic winter running weather and live music every mile for a marathon experience runners and spectators alike won’t want to miss! The course runs through three of the Valley’s most vibrant cities, Scottsdale, Phoenix and Tempe, and is followed by post-race concert celebration at Tempe Beach Park starring the B-52s.
Scottsdale Auto Week
Whether you’re a browser or a buyer, Scottsdale’s outstanding collector automobile auctions are sure to get your motor running. These four shows, each with their own distinct personality, showcase only the finest collector cars, from customs and classics to hot rods and muscle cars.
Barrett-Jackson Collector Car AuctionJanuary 13-20, 2013 / www.barrett-jackson.com
Russo & Steele Collector Automobile AuctionJanuary 16-20, 2013 / www.russoandsteele.com
Gooding & Company Scottsdale Auction January 18-19, 2013 / www.goodingco.com
Silver Auctions Fort McDowell Arizona AuctionJanuary 18, 2013 / www.silverauctions.com
January 17, 2013 – April 14, 2013
Join the excitement as Native Trails celebrates its 11th anniversary season in 2013. These free noontime festivals explore Native American cultures of the Southwest through music, dance and storytelling. There also will be artisans on site creating and selling their work, as well as local merchants selling pre-packaged indigenous food items. Native Trails is held from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. most Thursdays and Saturdays through April 14 at Scottsdale Civic Center Park. For your comfort, bring a blanket or lawn chair.
Celebration of Fine Art
January 12, 2013 – March 24, 2013
The Celebration of Fine Art gives you the opportunity to meet 100 working artists under one roof. You’ll be able to talk with the artists about their work and what inspires them, and participate in their creative process. New works are being created all the time and range from realistic to impressionistic, Western realism to contemporary, and landscapes to still life. Don’t miss the Sculpture Garden featuring more than 100 large-scale pieces.
Waste Management Phoenix Open
January 28, 2013 – February 3, 2013
Year after year, “The Greatest Show on Grass” draws the largest crowds on the PGA TOUR to the TPC Scottsdale. Past champions include Kyle Stanley (2012), Mark Wilson (2011), Hunter Mahan (2010), and Kenny Perry (2009). After a day on the course, head over the Bird’s Nest Music Festival where nationally renowned bands and a party atmosphere keep the energy flowing well into the night.