21 Winter and Spring Festivals in Metro Phoenix

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Running with the Bulls Festival February 7 to 9 Hogs N' Horses Arena

The bulls are running free this weekend in Cave Creek. Visitors of the festival can choose to run in any of the six daily bull races for as little as $30 or enjoy the festival's other activities such as Indian dancers, matadors, bull fights, bull riding, and a battle of the bands. Visit

Native Now Festival February 8 Deer Valley Rock Art Center

Native Now is a free festival that commemorates the mosaic of cultures that illustrate what being indigenous in Arizona looks, sounds, and tastes like. Stop by between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. and enjoy musical performances, film screenings, and community art projects. Visit or call 623-582-8007.

Renaissance Festival February 8 to March 30 Festival Village

The Arizona Renaissance Festival returns to Apache Junction Saturdays, Sundays, and President's Day with costumes, jousting, live entertainment, games, and shopping. Admission ranges $10 to $22, and parking is free. Festival hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Visit or contact 520-463-2600.

Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival February 9 to 23 Various Locations

The 18th Annual Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival presents two weeks of 12 films screened across three Harkins Valley locations: Scottsdale Camelview, Crossroads 12, and Arrowhead Fountains 18. Single tickets start at $11 and festival passes at $80. Showtimes vary. Visit for a full scheduleor call 602-753-9366.

Arizona SciTech Festival February 9 to April 2 Various locations

More than 450 organizations throughout the Valley join together in celebration of science and technology with such signature events as the Mesa Discovery Trek, Chandler's Science Spectacular, Geeks' Night Out, the 2014 Glendale Passport to Science, the SciTech Crawl, and the Arizona SciTech Buckeye Festival. Prices, times, and locations vary per event. Visit or call 480-250-7764 for more information.

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