Arizona Parenting Magazine has some ideas for fun events for you and the family this weekend.
Glendale Glitter and Glow Block Party January 12
Over 75,000 people will stroll the sidewalks of Historic downtown Glendale, enjoy a dozen bans and street performers and watch tethered balloons gently expand while pilots fire them up. All ages. 3:30 - 11:30 pm. Free; complimentary shuttle from Glendale Community College.
Cave Creek Balloon Festival January 12
Cave Creek / Rancho Manana Golf Course
Watch balloons inflate and see specially shaped balloons, such as bumblebees. Arizona Skyhawks will make a special appearance and descend from an elevation of 1300 feet in special suits with pyrotechnics. All ages. 3 - 9 pm. $10 for adults; $5 for ages 10 and under; under 2 free.
Barrett Jackson Car Auction - Family Value Day January 13
Hundreds of thousands of spectators and collectors from all around the world are expected to participate in the world class automotive lifestyle event and witness over 1,000 classics, exotics, muscle cars, hot rods and other collectibles as they cross the auction block. Kids can enjoy Radio Disney, games and live entertainment. All ages. 8 am - 5 pm. $10..