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Best Sports Bars in Tempe

Can’t attend the game in person? No problem! Tempe boasts an awesome selection of sports bars to watch your favorite team play live. Our list offers traditional sports bars, spots known for their margaritas, breweries and restaurants with patios that just can’t be beat.

Tempe hotels with delicious restaurants

Planning a trip can be a lot of work. That is why staying at a hotel with an on-site restaurant is so convenient and it knocks out half of your planning to-do list: Where to stay and where to eat.

Brunch in Downtown Tempe is a Can’t Miss

From zesty mimosas to syrup-covered red velvet waffles, Tempe’s brunch scene has got you covered. Here are a few of our favorite weekend brunch locations.

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.  

Shopping for ASU Fan Gear

Show off your school pride with some cool ASU fan gear. Check out our favorite spots in Tempe with the best selections of ASU gear from shirts, mugs, hats and everything in between.

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.

Indoor activities in Tempe to stay cool this summer

The best way to stay cool in Tempe during the heat of the summer, you ask? Enjoy one of Tempe’s stellar indoor attractions! Tempe has lots of indoor activities, from museums to arcades to bowling, that offer tons of fun for the whole family, with a bonus of amazing air conditioning.

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.

Dining at Tempe Marketplace – So Many Options!

Tempe Marketplace, located at McClintock Drive and Rio Salado Parkway, has a little bit of everything when you are in need of some good grub. Check out our list of favorite restaurants at Tempe Marketplace.

Tempe 101 – a prep course for life at Arizona State University

Every August, a new group of wide-eyed freshmen will descend upon Tempe, making it their home for the next four (or more) years. Tempe is a great place to go to school. It’s a fun college town that truly embraces Arizona State University into the culture. Tempe is also a great place to live, with lots to do all year round.

Where to get a margarita (or two) in Tempe, Arizona

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 nightlife is full of music, laughs and more

Tempe has a fantastic amount of options for nightlife fun. Comedy shows, Broadway shows, live music and more fill the streets of Tempe into the wee hours of the night.

Tempe’s Top 6 Hot Dogs are quite frank-ly very good

There are few things in life that are better than sitting back with a good hot dog. We have them at summer BBQ’s, the Fourth of July and at the ballpark. When it’s not a game day, here are the top six places to get a mouth-watering hot dog in Tempe.

Tempe has a latte of great coffee spots

We can’t espresso to you how brew-ti-ful Tempe is this time of year with a cup of joe in hand! Seek out the best coffee in Tempe at these cafes.

Fun Things To Do in Downtown Tempe

Looking for fun on Mill Avenue in Downtown Tempe? You’ve come to the right place. In addition to amazing restaurants and shopping options, of course, there are lots of other ways to enjoy your time in Downtown Tempe, and we’ve made a short list to make your life a little bit easier.