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Tempe Fall Events You Won’t Want to Miss

From fun festivals and exciting events, Tempe has a plethora of activities to choose from. Check out our list of events and festivals that delight Tempe visitors throughout the fall season.

Tempe Marketplace Chalk Art Festival

Chalk and sidewalks are as artistically compatible as paint and canvas or pen and paper.  Give me some sticks of chalk and a sidewalk and I’m an artist! Not really, but I do like to attempt a few scribbles when the opportunity presents itself. It’s even better to watch real artists creating masterpieces with chalk […]

Tempe museums offer cool programs for kids this summer

Keeping the kids occupied during their summer breaks, can be a challenge. However, the Tempe Center for the Arts (TCA) , ASU Art Museum and Halle Heart Children’s Museum are offering some very cool programs that will keep them busy and entertained.  These workshops are a sure way to beat the summer doldrums and have […]

Tempe opens the Eisendrath Center for Water Conservation

For years I’ve been curious about the old Eisendrath House. I’d see it as I was driving on College Avenue. There it stood, perched on the hill behind the Arizona Historical Society Museum, looking forlorn and forsaken. I hoped that the old house wouldn’t be forgotten and that one day, it would be restored and […]

Tempe Spring Festival of the Arts in Downtown Tempe

3/12/2020 9:15 p.m. – The City of Tempe has cancelled all public events and most public meetings through April 2020. For more information, visit the City of Tempe website. Spring is bursting out all over in Tempe with perfect weather, fragrant citrus blossoms, Cactus League Spring Training and a bunch of fun outdoor events, concerts […]

Tempe’s Chalk Art Festival at Tempe Marketplace

Remember when you were little and used to create magnificent works of art with chalk on your front driveway? I do! I could spend hours with my neighbor friends creating all sorts of designs. Ready to walk down memory lane? Revisit those fun memories on Saturday, April 12th at the Chalk Art Festival at Tempe Marketplace! Local […]

The Best Things to Do in Tempe are Free

Tempe has everything from world class museums to live entertainment to outdoor activities, and best of all it’s free. Here’s a list of things to do in Tempe that won’t make you break the bank!

Things to do off the Valley Metro Rail and Tempe Streetcar

From the Valley Metro Rail to the new Tempe Streetcar, Tempe continues to ensure that everyone can move around the city quickly and efficiently. Discover the many fun things to see and do like public art, shops, restaurants and other businesses as you use Tempe’s public transportation options.

Things To Do on Mill Avenue in Tempe

The weekend is just around the corner, and you’re thinking…What should I do this weekend? Mill Avenue may just be the ticket to a fun-filled day. There are, of course, lots and lots of delicious restaurants to choose from, and unique shopping spots too. But there are so many activities such as hiking, biking, and […]

Virtual Tours in the Tempe Area

Get out of the house without leaving your house. Take a virtual tour to explore in and around Tempe. View videos and take virtual tours of the Phoenix Zoo, Hall of Flame Fire Museum, Gallery at Tempe Center for the Arts and the ASU Tempe Campus.