Downstream Events Calendar February 2023



Applications for 2023 Pronghorn, Elk Hunts due soon. (See story on page 12.)

February 17-19

Arizona Yacht Club’s Birthday Regatta & Leukemia Cup (See story on page 4.)

February Weekends, April 1: Huzzah To The Renaissance Festival!

Mateys! Get Ready for Adventure!

There’s a Pirate Brouhaha happening at the Feast Hall! Would YOU like a seat at the most exclusive event within the Faire? Well, YOU are invited!

Food, frivolity and five courses of delicious food and beverage is the exclusive limited attendance special event held within the 35th Annual Arizona Renaissance Festival’s Feast Hall, all served with a side order of audacious pirate “Argh’s.” Surprise entertainments will keep you jumping with laughter and cheer. Pleasure Feast Seating is limited with only two feast events a day: at 12:00pm and at 2:30pm.

The Pleasure Feast ticket includes admission ($34 value) to the Renaissance Festival park stages and events, the one and a half hour five-course Pleasure Feast dinner and show, plus a souvenir limited edition toasting goblet to take home. There will be fearsome pirates with treasure chests of laughs to entertain you on this adventure along with upbeat music and sea-faring silliness for ALL at the loudest and most exclusive affair in the Festival Village of Fairhaven.

AHOY- Ye Ready? 0000The Feast Hall has assigned seating. If you would like to sit next to your friends/co-workers and/or group members, we would need to know in advance of your Feast date.

Arrrgh!! See YOU at the Pleasure Feast!

February 18, 19, 20 – Royalty Weekend

 February 18

Princess Contest! For girls ages 5-12, come to the Royal Pavilion at 1:30pm to showcase your Costume, Personality, and Sparkle! Answer the question “Who is your favorite Princess, and why?”

February 20

Today is the Queen’s Birthday! If you see her walking about the Village today please stop to wish her royal highness a Happy Birthday!

Feb. 18, 19, 20  Booth #171

Visit Guest Author Summer Hanford at Ann Chamberlin’s Book Shop Saturday, With two decades of writing experience, Summer Hanford has written and co-written over 40 novels, over a dozen novellas, and over two dozen short stories, with sixteen of those works available as audiobooks and several translated into Spanish.

She has been an Amazon Best-Selling Author over a dozen times, earning that acclaim in multiple countries across four continents, and recently released her fourth illustrated children’s book. She writes full time and is best known for her Epic Fantasy, Historical Romance, and best-selling niche-genre Pride & Prejudice Variation. You can connect with Summer at:

February 25, 26 – Time Travelers Weekend

March 4, 5 – Pirates and BrewFest Weekend

March 11, 12 – Wizards and Wonder

March 18, 19 – Celtic Weekend & Artisan Appreciation

March 25, 26 – Commedia Dell’Arte’ – Celebrating Theater Weekend

March 19 Day at The Docks in San Diego (See story on  page 12.)


February 25

Downstream Events Calendar February 2023Kids, big and small, have the opportunity to interact with large vehicles such as firetrucks, earth movers, dump trucks, backhoes, excavators and bucket truck.  Touch-A-Truck is being held at Pleasant Harbor, located on the southeastern shores of Lake Pleasant on February 25 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

The event is FREE.  However, there is a $7.00 entrance fee per vehicle.  Touch-A-Truck affords kids the unique opportunity to climb on their favorite oversized vehicles, without parent reprimand. In addition to the large vehicles on-hand, this interactive event features food trucks, DJ and a kids’ sand lot with toy trucks For more information, please call the event information line at 623-203-5173 or visit:

March 25-26

Make plans to attend the 2023 AZGFD Expo. (See story on page 12.)

April 1

Women’s Sailing Convention Returns to Newport Beach (See story on page 7.)


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