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The Best Events in Sports and Luxury Fitness in February

The Dandelion Chandelier Calendar for Sports and Luxury Fitness showcases the best events in sports and luxury fitness and wellness in February 2019. These are our top picks of events to see and do in the world of marathons, cycling, tennis, golf, snow sports, Thoroughbred horse races, and professional sports. For the rest of the Luxury Calendar, click here. And for weekly sports updates read TWIST: This Week in Sports Talk. 

Best events in sports and luxury fitness and wellness in February 2019

February in the world of sports and fitness features plenty of action.

Kicking off the month in sports is Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta, featuring the New England Patriots versus the LA Rams (have fun at your Super Bowl party!)

Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots
(Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Other big sporting events to watch this month include the World Golf Championship in Mexico; the FIS World Ski Championships in Are, Sweden (which will be Lindsey Vonn’s last professional appearance); and the start of the Six Nations Cup in France.

If you prefer getting in on the action yourself, the world of fitness and wellness this month sees festivals like the Good Fest in LA and a Wanderlust Fest in Hawaii.

best events in sports and luxury fitness and wellness this February

1. fitness and wellness

Good Fest is hosting an LA pop-up this month, complete with yoga, lunch, swag bags and breakout sessions with Jennifer Hanway, Danielle Paige, Jenna Reiss, Ashley Wood and more – Feb 24

Trying to stay on top of those 2019 goals?  The Bucket List: Places to Find Peace and Quiet ($35) by Victoria Ward is a guide full of ideas and inspirations for travel destinations around the world that invite you to renew yourself physically and spiritually – Feb 26

To celebrate 10 years of Wanderlust, the festival has expanded in 2019 by launching mini festivals all over major cities across the US all year long.  The kick-off will be in O’ahu, where you can enjoy plenty of sea salt and savasana, thanks to yoga and meditation sessions led by world renowned experts. There will also be special guest musical performers, speakers, artists and chefs – Feb 28 – Mar 3

Wanderlust Oahu

2. running

Looking for a run that feels like a party?  The Rock n Roll New Orleans Marathon features great music and entertainment all 26 miles – Feb 9 – 10

The Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon takes to the streets – Feb 17

The Hong Kong Marathon

3. tennis

Team USA hosts Australia in the 2019 World Group first round of the Fed Cup in Asheville, N.C. The U.S. has won a record 17 Fed Cup championships and holds a 9-5 lead over Australia in Fed Cup play – Feb 9 – 10

Serena Williams at last year’s Fed Cup

4. cycling

The Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Championships will be held in Pruszków, Poland – Feb 27 – Mar 3

UCI Track Cycling

5. horse racing

The annual White Turf competition will be held over three weekends in St. Moritz. The iconic event features skiers being pulled by horses over a frozen lake.  In addition to the horse races, the event features gourmet cuisine, live music and contemporary art exhibitions. Expect lots of champagne on ice, along with the winter sunshine and stunningly beautiful, snow-capped mountains – Feb 3, 10 and 17

White Turf, St. Moritz, Switzerland

6. golf

The first World Golf Championship event of the season is the 20th WGC-Mexico Championship at Club de Golf Chapultepec in Naucalpan, Mexico. Can Phil Mickelson win it again this year? Tune in and see – Feb 21 – 24

WGC Mexico

7. snow sports

The three Utah resorts of Park City, Deer Valley and Solitude Mountain come together to host the 2019 FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboarding World Championships Expect lots of big air and adventure – Feb 1 – 10

Tune in to the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Are, Sweden to follow reigning ski queen Mikaela Shiffrin as she tries to continue her winning streak. The event will also be notable as the swan song for world champion Lindsey Vonn, who has announced her retirement from ski racing  – Feb 5 – 17

FIS Alpine Ski World Cup in Are, Sweden. (Photo by Alexis Boichard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

The 2019 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships will be held in Anaheim, California. Held annually since 1999, the competition features skaters from the Americas, Asia, Africa, and Oceania across men’s, women’s, pairs and ice dancing – Feb 7 – 10

8. soccer

At last year’s Carabao Cup Final, Manchester City comfortably prevailed over Arsenal. It was Pep Guardiola’s first trophy as Manchester City manager. Can they retain the crown this year? – Feb 24

The Premier League Carabao Cup

9. rugby

The Six Nations Cup gets underway, with France and Wales kicking off the rugby union tournament in Paris – Feb 1 – Mar 16

Six Nations Cup

10. American pro sports leagues

The Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots face off at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta for Super Bowl LIII Maroon 5 will headline the halftime show. Will the Patriots see victory this year after last year’s upset loss to the Philadelphia Eagles? Tune in to CBS at 6:30 pm on Sunday Feb 3rd to find out – Feb 3

The 68th NBA All-Star Game will be the  at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, home of the Charlotte Hornets.  Leading up to the big game are the always-entertaining Celebrity All-Star game and the All-Star Challenge events including slam dunks, 3 point shots and skills tests – Feb 17

That’s it. Our top picks for the best events in sports and luxury fitness and wellness in February 2019. Have a brilliant month. Game on.

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