See also the Events Calendar.
Residents of North Phoenix are typically 30 to 50 minutes from the main sports and entertainment complexes in Central Phoenix, Glendale and Scottsdale, including several theaters and music venues, University of Phoenix Stadium (Cardinals football), Talking Stick Arena (Suns, Mercury, Rattlers) and Gila River Arena (Coyotes hockey).
Here are a few of the nearby entertainment venues:
See In&Out Magazine for a complete list of NoPho events. It’s mailed to 21,000 homes each week and available as a PDF download here.
Early risers on Wednesday, Jan. 31 are in for a treat. At about 5:52 a.m., while it’s still dark, a big full moon sinking to the western horizon will fall completely into Earth’s shadow. Weather permitting, this total lunar eclipse will be easy to view.
Glowing luminaria will guide guests to the circular drive in front of stunning Anthem home. Golf cart valets will assist with parking. A doorman will escort attendees to the twinkle light entrance and welcome them to a magical, intimate evening of champagne and music showcasing the many talented soloists and small group performers from ProMusica Arizona. Just 100 tickets at $75 each.
The moon will be delightfully large and bright as it edges over the horizon right around sunset New Year's Day as the first of two supermoons in January.
The informal Christmas Light Parade is for those off-road-capable, outsized golf carts you've seen around town. Last year's event drew just 30 or 40 vehicles. This year, nearly 200 have signed up for the Dec. 17 event, which the organizer hopes will be seen by big crowds in Anthem.