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4th of July Fun

4th of July means it’s time for getting together with friends, grilling out, watching fireworks and finding Tempe events to celebrate the summer holiday!

Arizona Aloha Festival at Tempe Beach Park

It’s time to don your favorite Hawaiian shirt or other tropical garb, bust out some Don Ho and head to the Arizona Aloha Festival at Tempe Beach Park, March 9-10, 2019. The two-day event celebrates Hawaiian, Tahitian, Samoan and other South Pacific cultures through dance and musical performances, ukulele lessons, food, kid’s crafts and lots […]

ASU Family Weekend

Each year, parents and supportive family members descend upon Tempe to experience a little piece of campus life with their ASU student. Check out all there is to see and do during ASU Family Weekend, November 4-6.

Broadway shows at ASU Gammage in Tempe

The 2022/2023 Desert Financial Broadway Across America – Arizona series at ASU Gammage kicks off in October. Get ready for an exciting season of Broadway!

Celebrate ASU Homecoming in Tempe

ASU Homecoming week is November 13-19, 2022. This excited week is filled with a variety of events that will get you in the school spirit and ready for the big football game.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in Tempe

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in Tempe with events and local dining experiences honoring Hispanic history and culture.

Easter Sunday Brunch to Get Hoppy About in Tempe

With Easter just around the corner, Sunday, April 17, 2022, it’s time to start thinking about where you can get delivery or curbside pickup for a delicious Easter meal. Lucky for us, several restaurants at Tempe Marketplace are ready to cook our meal so we can enjoy the day.

Las Noches de las Luminarias at Desert Botanical Garden

Experience the beauty of Las Noches de las Luminarias this holiday season with 8,000 flickering luminarias and twinkling lights throughout the Desert Botanical Garden.

LGBTQIA+ Events in Tempe & Phoenix

Enjoy the exciting LGBTQIA+ events, including the AIDS Walk Arizona taking place in Tempe, and lots of other events happening this year.  

Oktoberfest at Tempe Town Lake is “Beer-utiful”

I love the month of October. Fall colors, pumpkins, candy corn and cooler weather. It’s the best month of the year. For those of us that live around Tempe, this month is special for one other reason – Four Peaks Oktoberfest at Tempe Town Lake. That glorious weekend of beer, bands, food, beer, games, fun, beer and lederhosen is […]

Restaurants near Tempe’s ASU Gammage

YES! You got tickets to the Broadway show you’ve been dying to see! The next step? Picking a fun, delicious, and conveniently located Tempe restaurant near ASU Gammage.

Tempe Events Status Updates

As we start to look forward to 2021, we are hopeful that events will return bigger and better than ever. But until then, we have curated a list of the most anticipated events in 2021 and their current standing. We will continue to add event updates on a continuous basis.

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 Spring Festival of the Arts in Downtown Tempe

Spring is bursting out all over Tempe with perfect weather, fragrant citrus blossoms, Cactus League Spring Training and a bunch of fun outdoor events, concerts and festivals. One of Tempe’s biggest, most popular festivals, the Spring Tempe Festival of the Arts, comes to Downtown Tempe Friday, March 31 through Sunday, April 2, 2022.