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Tempe’s Top Breakfast Spots

If you prefer to start your day off immersed in the scene, dining at local gems and sipping espresso or cocktails (or both), you’re going to love mornings in Tempe.

Green New American Cuisine

Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants in Tempe

If you’re looking for Tempe restaurants that prioritize plant-based cuisine without sacrificing quality or flavor, you’ve come to the right place. Check out these vegan and vegetarian options.

Sweet Treats at Slickables

Where To Find Tempe’s Top Frozen Treats

Beat the Arizona heat with a cool treat this summer! Find out where to indulge in Tempe’s most-loved frozen delights — from frozen yogurt and ice cream to shakes and icy treats.

Kayaking at Tempe Town Lake

Your Guide To Tempe Town Lake

Tempe Town Lake is the perfect spot to experience some fun and enjoy the outdoors. It’s a bit unexpected for visitors to find a large body of water right in the heart of the city, but that’s exactly what you’ll find at Tempe Town Lake.

Tempe E-bike Tours

6 Reasons to Explore Tempe by Bike

Explore Tempe, Arizona, a bike-friendly city that offers 217 miles of bike paths, ranging from desert trails to bike lanes on city streets.

Top 14 Reasons To Visit Downtown Tempe

Downtown Tempe beckons those seeking to experience its vibrant atmosphere, nonstop events, lively nightlife, rooftop pools, globally influenced dining and Sonoran Desert recreation. Before planning your next itinerary, you’ll want to check out our top 14 reasons to visit.

Bison Burger at Eureka!

Where To Find the Best Burgers in Tempe

As a burgeoning culinary hotspot Tempe has more than its fair share of restaurants specializing in above average burgers. With so many worthy contenders — each with their own signature twist — this burger scene requires a guide.

Devil's Hideaway

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.

Juneteenth 2023

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.

Thirsty Cactus Pool and Bar Grill_The Buttes

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend in Tempe

We could all use a weekend getaway these days, and with Memorial Day coming fast, it’s the perfect opportunity to plan that break that we all need. Head to Tempe for fun events, shopping, awesome new restaurants to try and everything in between.

Cocktails at Alibi

Tempe Craft Cocktail Guide

There’s something about a perfectly mixed drink that makes for a great evening out. Check out these restaurants and bars for some of Tempe’s best cocktails — we’ve got the inside scoop on the overall vibe and drink menu highlights.

Wild Hare Distillery

When the Spirits Move You: Tempe Distilleries

With a now-established wine and craft beer scene, Arizona’s distilleries and their small batch spirits are becoming the state’s next wave of innovative and artisanal beverages. Tempe is home to two distilleries within three miles of each other.

Fate Brewing Company

Must-Try Happy Hours in Tempe

In a city that seamlessly blends its distinguished cuisine scene with its electric nightlife, it’s no surprise that Tempe is home to excellent happy hours. Cheers!

Margaritas at Social Hall

Where to Find the Best Margaritas in Tempe

Frozen or on the rocks, we love all margaritas! The Tempe Tourism Office ventured out on the streets of Tempe to find the best margarita options for you try on your next night out.

Tempe Independence Day Celebration

Celebrate 4th of July in Tempe

Where to find fireworks and other 4th of July festivities in Tempe and Greater Phoenix this Independence Day. Bonus: Tempe summer fun inspiration for your holiday weekend!