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Phoenix Things To Do: 21 events and festivals not to miss this week around the Valley, Feb. 11-17

Posted: 5:22 PM, Feb 10, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-10 19:22:24-05
Street Eats Food Truck Festival

PHOENIX — Looking for something to do this week?

Here are the top events, festivals, concerts and shows happening around Phoenix.

Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama (Feb. 12)
Where: Comerica Theatre, 400 West Washington St. Phoenix, AZ 85003
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $900+, at last check

KISS - End of the Road World Tour (Feb. 13)
Where: Gila River Arena, 9400 W Maryland Ave, Glendale, AZ 85305
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $69.50+

Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show (Feb. 14-24)
Where: WestWorld of Scottsdale, 16601 N Pima Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Time: Performances vary; view full schedule
Admission: $7+, depending on day, event and package

Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band (Feb. 15)
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 East Jefferson Street Phoenix, AZ, 85004
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $113+

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCa) opening celebration (Feb. 15)
Where: 7374 East Second Street Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: Free, but you need to RSVP online

Laveen BBQ Festival (Feb. 16)
Where: Cesar Chavez Park, 7858 S 35th Ave, Laveen, AZ 85339
Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $7-$10; food and drink are additional

Chili Bourbon Festival (Feb. 16)
Where: Dr. A.J. Chandler Park, 178 E Commonwealth AveChandler, AZ 85225
Time: Noon to 9 p.m.
Admission: $10-$15+, bourbon tasting packages available

Sweets Festival (Feb. 16)
Where: Gilbert Civic Center, 50 E Civic Center Dr, Gilbert, AZ 85296
Time: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $7 online; food and drink are additional

Valentine's Day Love Jam (Feb. 16)
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 East Jefferson Street Phoenix, AZ, 85004
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $30+

Southwest Makers Fest (Feb. 16)
Where: Downtown Mesa, Pepper Street between Robson and Macdonald streets
Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Admission: Free

Street Eats Food Truck Festival (Feb. 16-17)
Where: Salt River Fields at Talking Stick Resort, 7555 N Pima Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Time: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $12-$15; VIP tickets available

Arizona Cocktail Weekend (Feb. 16-18)
Where: Various events around the Valley
Time: Times vary by event. View full schedule .
Admission: Costs vary by event. View full schedule .

Devour Bartending Competition (Feb. 17)
Where: Portland Parkway Park, Portland Street and First Avenue
Time: 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $40, plus online fees

Seven Chefs Dinner (Feb. 17)
Where: The Gladly
Time: 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $175 per person, plus online fees

UFC Fight Night: Cain Velasquez vs. Francis Ngannou (Feb. 17)
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 East Jefferson Street Phoenix, AZ, 85004
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Admission: $70+

Jurassic Fight Night (Feb. 17)
Where: Gila River Arena, 9400 W Maryland Ave, Glendale, AZ 85305
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Admission: $20+

ONGOING:

Disney Aladdin (through Feb. 17)
Where: ASU Gammage
Time: Varies by evening; matinee performances available
Admission: Varies by seat and section

Arizona Renaissance Festival (weekends, through March 31)
Where: 12601 E. US Highway 60Gold Canyon AZ 85118
Time: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $15-$28; discounts available online and at Fry's Food Stores

Bodies Revealed (through April 21)
Where: Odysea in the Desert, 9500 East Vía de Ventura, Scottsdale, AZ 85256
Time: Sun. - Thurs., 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Fri. - Sat., 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $15-$20

Electric Desert (through May 12)
Where: Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N Galvin Pkwy., Phoenix, AZ 85008
Time: Sunday - Wednesday, 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.; Thursday - Saturday, 6 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Admission: $13-$30

Wondrous Worlds: Art and Islam Through Time and Place (through May 26, 2019)
Where: Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 N Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004
Time: Hours vary throughout the week. Museum is closed on Mondays.
Admission: $14+ (included with regular museum admission)