From sumptuous spa specials to a maker’s market to a Barbie-approved art party, check out these exciting ways to celebrate Valentine’s week with your besties or beloved.
Feb. 10: Merchantile Market Love in Bloom
The Merchantile Market Love in Bloom kicks off at Scottsdale Civic Center Park on Feb. 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. With fun for the whole family, experience the magic as princesses Rapunzel and Belle make a special appearance, explore a curated selection of treasures from over 100 local vendors, snap a pick at the kissing booth, make free valentines at the card-making stations and much more. Plus, enjoy live music, eats and drinks. For more information, visit merchantilemarket.com.
Feb. 10 to Feb. 14: Why I Love, Where I Live
Stop by Why I Love, Where I Live at Gilbert’s Epicenter from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Feb. 10 as Phoenix Fashion Week’s designer of the year QMULATIVE sews AZ pocket tees (customers will be able to choose their own shirt and AZ pocket combination for him to sew!) Then, from Feb. 10 to Feb. 14, guests can enjoy buy-one-get-one-half-off any clothing with the brand’s Arizona Heart design on it. On Valentine’s Day, pop in to purchase custom candy hearts and nibble on a free Arizona-shaped cookie (while supplies last). For more information, visit www.whyilovewhereilive.com.
Feb. 14: Phoenix Art Museum’s Pretty In Pink Party
Taking place on Feb. 14, from 5 to 9 p.m., Pretty In Pink Party attendees will be the first to experience the opening of Phoenix Art Museum’s fashion-design exhibitions, “Barbie: A Cultural Icon” and “The Power of Pink!” The special event will also include a pink carpet with fab photo opportunities, DJ and dancing, complimentary sweet treats, valentine-making presented by Cut+Paste PHX, a scavenger hunt, a library pop-up, no-host bar and specialty drinks, and much more. Tickets are free for museum members, $30 for adult non-members and $15 for youth. All event tickets include access to Phoenix Art Museum and special-engagement exhibitions. For more information, visit phxart.org.
Feb. 14: Spellbound Burlesque Show at Grey Hen Rx
Grey Hen Rx, Century Grand’s New Orleans apothecary-style bar in Phoenix, hosts an ultra-sexy spin on its monthly Spellbound Burlesque shows in honor of Valentine’s Day. This intimate floor show will feature an award-winning lineup of the best burlesque dancers in Arizona, with seatings available at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. To round out the romantic experience, Grey Hen Rx will offer a coursed cocktail menu of Champagne Three Ways (including a classic French 75 and The Mandrake, a Grey Hen Rx favorite). Entry to the show is $55. To reserve your spot, visit www.sevenrooms.com/reservations/greyhenrx.
Feb. 15: Exclusive Ballet Arizona VIP Experience
As the grand premiere of Moving Movies by Ballet Arizona at Symphony Hall in Phoenix approaches, dance enthusiasts and art connoisseurs are in for a treat with the exclusive Ballet Arizona VIP Experience. Available only on the opening night on Thursday, Feb. 15, at 6 p.m., this exclusive VIP package includes a pair of tickets to Moving Movies with gold seating, VIP access to the Red Carpet World Premiere Event, a boutique flower arrangement, a Ballet Arizona tote bag and autographed pointe shoes. The Ballet Arizona VIP Experience tickets are limited, with prices starting at $600 for two guests or $650 for a bundle for two and a dinner itinerary. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit golickity.com/ballet-arizona.
Feb. 16: David Friesen Circle 3 Trio at The Ravenscroft
From 7 to 9:30 p.m. on Feb. 16, The Ravenscroft welcomes David Friesen Circle 3 Trio to the Jazzbird stage. Those celebrating a belated Valentine’s Day can savor an evening filled with wonderful jazz, fine selection of wine, craft beers and catered dinner options for purchase. Doors open at 6 p.m. Ticket prices range from from $16 to $28 each. For more information, visit theravenscroft.com.
Signature Journey at JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa’s Hashani Spa
JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa’s Hashani Spa offers its lavish Signature Journey this Valentine’s Day. The 3.5-hour passage spotlight’s the Tucson spa’s most sought-after treatments, beginning with a 50-minute customizable massage and a 50-minute customizable facial, followed by a manicure and pedicure. The exclusive treatment also includes complimentary bubbly and chocolates. The packages starts at $376. Hashani Spa is open 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Valentine’s Day.
For more information, visit www.hashanispa.com.
Enchantment Resort’s “Month of Love”
Enchantment Resort’s “Month of Love” invites couples to indulge in a romantic getaway in Sedona, whether adventure or relaxation is the goal. Get the adrenaline pumping with adventures via the new Trail House (think mountain biking, rock climbing and hiking). Or savor culinary delights with the Private Wine & Chocolate Pairing Experience or Decadent Dessert Class allowing you to learn step-by-step directions to make your very own cherries jubilee flambe. To view Enchantment’s Resort’s entire Month of Love programming, visit www.enchantmentresort.com.
Valentine’s and Galentine’s Specials at AWAY Spa Scottsdale
Valentine’s and Galentine’s Day calls for a little pamper sesh with you and your loved ones. AWAY Spa Scottsdale at W Hotel has a selection of limited-time holiday specials. First, enjoy side-by-side 25-minute beauty boost facials for $150, paired with bubbly and chocolate-covered strawberries. The Boost Facial at AWAY Spa Scottsdale is a fully customizable facial packed with vitamin boosters. Or opt for the “Treat Yourself Valentine’s Package”–a manicure and pedicure combination service for $125. This service includes a chocolate scrub, bubbly and chocolate-covered strawberries. The specials are valid through Feb. 29. For more information, visit www.awayspawscottsdale.com.
Love Potion Duo Massage at The Spa at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North
Offered throughout the month of February, the Love Potion duo massage at The Spa at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North incorporates a custom blended “Love Potion” shea butter with notes of rose, orange, jasmine and clove. Plus, couples can enjoy a jar of “Love potion” shea butter as a take-home gift. Post-treatment, sip on a pair of Romeo & Juliet cocktails in Onyx Bar & Lounge, Proof or Talavera. The massage starts at $625 per couple for a 60-minute treatment and two cocktails, inclusive of tax and gratuity. For more information, visit www.fourseasons.com/scottsdale.