While the temperatures may be hovering in the low to freezing range in other parts of the country, January can be quite comfortable here in Phoenix with temperatures averaging in the high 60’s to low 70s. If you’ve been thinking about heading to a warmer destination this winter, there are countless opportunities to enjoy our fabulous desert climate. Even better, with the beginning of the New Year comes fun-filled events all around the Phoenix Metro area and we are sharing some of our top favorites.

Lights of the World: Through February 3
With over 65 spectacular displays, Lights of the World guarantees an unforgettable exploration of global cultures and cuisine. Enjoy the 10 million colorful lights that showcase different cultures and civilizations around the world.

Barrett-Jackson: January 12-20
Experience an impressive collector car auction, interactive activities, live demonstrations, and panels for all age groups, featuring science, technology, engineering, math and automotive industry professionals.

Made with Love Market: January 12 & 26
This market features trendy, handmade, and local items curated by your favorite Gilbert small shop owners.

Chandler International Film Festival: January 17-21
The CIFF is a diverse film festival dedicated to the advancement of social and cultural awareness through education, delivered on the artistic platform of filmmaking.

26th Annual Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival: January 18-20
Discover more than 155 artists from around the United States and abroad. The Fine Art & Wine Festival combines fine art and fine craft with an elaborate collection of domestic and imported wines for tasting.

Humana Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon: January 19-20
Escape the cold and kick off the year in Arizona! Register for the marathon, half marathon, 10K, 5K, 1 mile, or Kids Rock.

Waste Management Phoenix Open: January 28 – February 3
Experience the greatest show on grass! Spectators can watch the golf tournament in one of two ways: Parade Style, where you choose a spot and view the field pass by, or Cross-Country Style, where you follow a specific player or group around the course. Either way, you’re in for a world-class golf experience.

Planning on attending one or several of these events and staying in a vacation rental? Concishare is here to help by assisting with event tickets, transportation, restaurant reservations, a post-marathon massage, sightseeing tours, or any other travel-related needs. Visit our website for more information at www.concishare.com or call us at 1-833-CONCISHR.