The top 10 things to do in Phoenix the weekend of Feb. 1-3.
Waste Management Phoenix Open
It’s time to tee off at TPC Scottsdale! Join in on the fun and excitement that is the Phoenix Open. Famous for bringing out the largest crowds in the PGA tour, The Waste Management Phoenix Open will boast celebrity performances and some of the biggest names in golf. Enjoy the fashions, celebrity appearances, cocktails and of course the golf, all weekend long. O.A.R., known as one of the best live bands on the planet will be performing in the Coors Light Birds Nest at 3:30 p.m.
Haute Chocolate Market & Festival at The Heard Museum
Savor a sampling of artisanal chocolates presented by local pastry chefs, chocolatiers and culinary students. The Heard Museum is hosting an evening of chocolate sampling, wine tasting and live entertainment to kick off an upcoming exhibit Chocolate, Chili and Cochineal: Chasing Taste Around the World. Start sampling decadent delights at 530 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Local Artwork at American Kitchen and Wine Bar
Immerse yourself in the eclectic art and culture of Downtown Phoenix. American Kitchen and Wine Bar is blending with the well known “First Friday” art walk to host an upscale artist reception for all to enjoy. Guests can enjoy street eats and happy hour specials while mixing and mingling with artists like Lalo Cota and DJ Just Chris. Event time is 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Phoenix Suns vs. Dallas Mavericks
Grab your buddies and head to the U.S. Airway’s Center for brews and basketball. The Phoenix Suns are taking on the Dallas Mavericks. Tip off is at 7 p.m.
Paul Oakenfold at Sound Kitchen
Searching for a little after-hours fun? DJ Paul Oakenfold has traveled from across the pond and will be rocking the house at Wild Knight in Old Town Scottsdale Friday. Oakenfold is notorious for major collaborations with music industry icons like Madonna and Cher and playing some of the largest trance musical festivals in the world. Doors open at 9 p.m., cover is $20.