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Where to Shop Small Businesses in Tempe

Support local Tempe merchants. Tempe retailers, artists, florists and more sell everything from ASU gear to flowers to skateboards to artwork. These businesses will benefit from your patronage now more than ever, so use this list as you’re looking for gifts, or gift cards, for loved ones (or just for you).

Woman-owned businesses in Tempe, AZ

Looking to support businesses with women owners? The Tempe Tourism Office created an ever-growing list of women-owned places in Tempe that would welcome your patronage.

Black-Owned Restaurants and Businesses in Tempe

Looking for a Black-owned restaurant or business in Tempe? We made this list of locally owned restaurants and businesses in Tempe to make your search easier. We love supporting our community and Black-owned businesses are an important part of that.

Arizona Coyotes Call Tempe Home

There are a few bucket list items that just make sense when visiting Tempe, Arizona. One bucket list item that may seem peculiar, but yet a must try in Tempe, is watching Arizona’s very own NHL hockey team face off at ASU’s multipurpose facility, Mullett Arena.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in Tempe

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

New places to dine, drink and dance in Tempe

New and coming soon: Dine, dance and drink at these new must-try restaurants in Tempe, Arizona.

Perfect Parks for Picnicking in Tempe

Enjoy Tempe’s sunny weather and scenic landscapes with this guide to pairing parks with nearby takeout options for the perfect picnics.

Black History Month and Beyond in Tempe

This Black History Month, we invite you to explore the contributions made by Black leaders, creatives, educators and other community members, past and present, in Tempe, Arizona.

Getting to and Around Tempe

Located in the center of the greater Phoenix metropolitan area, Tempe is easily accessible to and from surrounding areas by car, bus and Valley Metro Rail.

Celebrate the season with Tempe’s holiday treats and drinks

Now that we’re in full holiday swing, we encourage you to check out our list of holiday items at Tempe’s restaurants, bakeries and bars. All around town, you’ll find eggnog (in ice cream or yogurt or a traditional cocktail), craft beers with a special holiday flair, tamales by the dozen and lots of sweet treats.

Murals in Tempe, Arizona

Love murals? Hop in your car and take a driving tour of Tempe’s public art. We showcase our favorite Tempe, Arizona murals on a custom driving tour.

Best Things To Do With a Teenager in Tempe, AZ

What do teenagers do for fun in Tempe? Lucky for you, our resident Tempe teen, Rosey, has put together a list of her favorite things to do with her friends and family in her home town Tempe.

Accessibility in Tempe, Arizona

Tempe is an extremely accessible city and welcomes visitors to our destination. There are endless opportunities to have a great time in Tempe, whether you spend some time at one of the many Tempe attractions, catch a show at ASU Gammage or experience the dining options in Downtown Tempe. Tempe is committed to providing ADA accessibility features to it’s residents and visitors.

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.

Arizona Day Trips From Tempe

Looking for the perfect Arizona day trip? Exploring the sunny state of Arizona is easy to do from Tempe, Arizona.