With fashionable fetes to glam galas galore, the Valley is bustling with high-profile events and exciting entertainment. AZFoothills.com readers stay amused with their favorites in arts and entertainment listed below.
These are AZ Foothills Best of Our Valley 2019 contest winners. Winners will be featured in the April 2019 issue of Arizona Foothills Magazine, a tell-all guide to the best people and places in the Valley of the Sun, as chosen by its residents.
As a special thanks to the winners and those who helped them attain their Best Of status, a celebratory bash will be held in May 2019. Stay tuned for details on the fabulous fete!
Winners, download your 2019 Winners logo here and reserve space in the annual Collectors Edition here (email firstname.lastname@example.org by February 15, 2019 to confirm your placement).
THE WINNERS LIST: ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Best Acting Studio: Dearing Acting Studio
Best Annual Charity Event: Phoenix Tools 4 School – HeroZona Foundation
Best Annual Fashion Event: Scottsdale Fashion Week
Best Annual Gala: Evening to Paws, Arizona Animal Welfare League
Best Annual Valley Event: Christmas at the Princess
Best Large Scale Annual Valley Event: Scottsdale Culinary Festival
Best Annual Valley Music Event: RELEASE Pool Party Series at Talking Stick Resort
Best Children’s Theatre: Greasepaint Youtheatre
Best Civic Organization: Valley of the Sun Active 20-30 Club
Best Concert Venue: The Pressroom
Best Dance Studio: Chandler Dance Center
Best Haunted House: Crypt Haunted Attractions, Fiesta Mall
Best Improv Group: Chaos Comedy
Best Local Art Studio: Gallery Andrea
Best Local Artist: April Howland, Howland Studios
Best Local Band/Musician: SoSco Duo
Best Local Filmmaker/Videographer: Danny Raustadt, Bigger Picture Images
Best Museum: Children’s Museum of Phoenix
Best Photo Booth: MISGIF
Best Record Store: The Record Room
Best Rooftop For Events: Hotel Valley Ho Skyline Rooftop
Best Special Event Venue: Warehouse 215 @ Bentley Projects
Best Tattoo Artist: Jason Anthony, Golden Rule
Best Theatre: Herberger Theatre
Best Worship Team: The Rock Church Goodyear
Best Automobile Auction: Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction
Best Photobooth: Snapbooth