Whether you are visiting this February or planning to buy a home in the west valley, what matters most is, you are arriving at the right time of the year. February in Phoenix is filled with lots of exciting food events and festivals. We’re talking about an all-festival dedicated to chocolate, burgers, and tacos plus beer, spirits and wine that will totally change your outlook of the west valley
We have put together a few of the major February food events and festivals in Phoenix, Glendale, and Peoria. If you are coming to the west valley or already there make sure you don’t miss these exciting festivals, hurry and get your tickets, some are already running and the time is ticking.
1. Glendale Chocolate Affaire (Feb. 3-5)
Chocolate Affaire is an all chocolate festival specially organized for chocolate lovers. The Chocolate Affaire is specially organized by valley chocolate makers and bakery and be sure the Murphy in downtown Glendale will be filled with all sorts of chocolate treats that you will be glad you attended. Exciting Games are also organized by Cerreta Candy company for the kids, so you don’t have to worry about living the kids at home, they are welcome. Tours of the company’s shop will also be given to the kids.
2. Chinese Week (Feb. 10-12):
This year marks the 28th celebration of the Chinese life and art in West Valley! The Chinese culture and cuisine festival feature traditional Chinese dance and amazing martial arts demonstration from the owners. Admission to the Chinese culture and cuisine festival is totally free, and all that is required is your presence. All attendees will get the rare opportunity to try authentic Chinese foods from local vendors
3. Phoenix Vegan Festival (Feb. 25):
The exciting Phoenix Vegan Festival returns again for the third time in 2018! This presents another opportunity for you to enjoy this festival again. During the Phoenix Vegan Festival, all Vegan-friendly restaurants will present some of the best snacks dishes and drinks you probably will ever taste. Clothing and other items will also be on display by other vendors. You can get starting from $25-$50.
4. Peoria Greek Fest (Feb. 10-12):
A church finally organizes one of the biggest food events in the West Valley and guess what, it’s totally free for your kids, and if you’re in the military, you’re free to walk right in. Every other person will have to pay an admission fee of $3 to attend this festival. Here, you get a chance to taste some of the best Greek dishes and desserts – gyros, Greek salad, shish, kabobs; you name it, any Greek cuisine will be made available by vendors. This is a rare opportunity to enjoy the Greek foods you’ve always fancy.
5. Arizona Strong Beer Festival in Phoenix (Feb. 11)
The Arizona Strong Beer Festival is organized to celebrates the breweries around the state. More than 130 breweries bring over 140 beer brands for all attendees to taste. This certainly is one of the biggest drink events in the West Valley! Tickets cost $45 and are already on sale!
6. Corks and Cactus wine festival in Phoenix (Feb. 18-19):
More than forty wine brands will be available for you to taste each day. Wine enthusiasts, get ready for the Corks and Cactus festival because you are going to taste more wine than you’ve ever done. This festival features a walk around the desert botanical garden where attendees can taste as much wine as they desire. Tickets cost around $35-$40.
7. Great Canadian Picnic in Phoenix (Feb. 4):
Over 3,000 Canadians attended this festival in 2017 alone and this year’s festival promises to be bigger and better. Food will be abundant; you can be assured of that because the American Poutine foods have decided to crash this year’s festival with free food trucks. There will be lots of exciting games, hockey shootouts, snow and curling and lots of live music. Tickets cost nothing. You are welcome.
The west valley offers you some of the rare opportunity to mix with some of the most fabulous food festival and events ever. You’d feel a whole lot better this February if you are in the west valley and you’d probably feel pure ecstasy if you don’t miss any of these festivals!