A Fresh Start: New, Healthy and Fun Things to do This Season
January 13, 2017 by Lauren Potter
It’s officially winter, so whip out your mukluks and prepare for the icy cold blizzards. JK. We live in a beautiful urban desert brimming with vibrant culture and events just waiting to be discovered.
From romantic picnics in the park to music and food festivals galore — there’s no shortage of new, healthy and fun things to experience in Downtown Phoenix this season. To stay up to date on the latest happenings, visit Fresh Start in the Urban Heart at dtphx.org/freshstart.
Stuff your face with endless taco samples from 30 of the Valley’s best taquerias all while enjoying music and with fellow foodies at Hance Park.
Get a behind-the-scenes look into what it takes to power a world-class university — complete with interactive activities, tours and more.
Bring your sweetie and friends for a romantic lunch in the sun at the cutest little pop-up-park in Downtown Phoenix, located at 517 N. First Street.
Help raise awareness and funds — whether virtually or in person — for community building programs at 1Mission.
Get ready for all things urban during this design-focused week of community building with events focused on sustainability, placemaking and the built environment.
Experience the diverse and vibrant culture of China through arts, food, dance, entertainment and more at this three-day festival featuring
From bonsai to beer, sake to sushi, celebrate all things Japan in this two-day festival featuring music, demonstrations, children’s activities and more.
Clowning around is totally OK at this joyous celebration promoting health and healing in community featuring workshops, interactive activities, seminars and more.
Back by popular demand — Arizona’s favorite vegan restaurants and vendors join forces for a day of cruelty-free food, drink, locallymade products, demos by vegan chefs and more.
Celebrate (and experience) Phoenix’s cocktail culture at this epic mix-off featuring some of the best mixologists in town.
Experience the culture and energy of Downtown Phoenix at this three-day festival jam-packed with music, food, arts, shopping, a kid’s zone, a silent auction, raffle and more.
Eat and drink your way through an incredibly unique culinary experience featuring 100 restaurant owners, chefs, food producers, winemakers, distillers and craft beer makers.
Explore the coolest venues, streets and alleyways throughout Downtown Phoenix while listening to 70+ bands at this one-night-only music festival.