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Spend Father’s Day in Tempe

Father’s Day is just around the corner on Sunday, June 21, 2020. Spend some quality time with your dad to show him how much you appreciate all he’s done for you over the years. Tempe has lots of great options to make Father’s Day memorable. Here are a few cool ways you can celebrate with your dad.

There’s so much to do at 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.

360-degree photo tour of Tempe

To help you plan your visit, we’d like to give you a sense for what our city is all about. Experience our favorite spots in Tempe, showcased in 360 degree video tours. Explore Tempe’s architecture, recreational havens and popular photo spots.

Top 5 Tempe Breakfast Spots

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, or so they say! Start your day off right at one of Tempe’s top breakfast spots. Your stomach will thank you later.

Donut delights in Tempe

Craving donuts? We did all the hard work testing out Tempe’s most beloved donut shops. We taste tested and categorized the donuts into four categories: the Most Instagrammable, For the Brave (and Willing), and Most Creative and Colorful. Enjoy!

Why we’re stoked about summer in Tempe

You might be wary of Arizona’s toasty temperatures during the summer. But you can rest assured that Tempe is open for business with lots of cool fun in the sun and money-saving deals all season long. Dare we say that you will perspire? Yeah, you definitely will. But, keep in mind that 100 degrees feels […]

Celebrate this Mother’s Day in Tempe

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 10, 2020. While Mother’s Day 2020 is going to be a little (a lot) different than years past, you can still do something special for your mom, mother-in-law, Grandma or anyone else who deserves to be pampered.

Celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week with Tempe, Arizona

Tempe is celebrating National Travel & Tourism Week May 3-9, 2020. Since we have to stay at home, why not make the best of that time by planning a vacation to Tempe? You can use Instagram for inspiration to your favorite or dream destinations.

Tempe Celebrates Cinco de Mayo

How is it that Cinco de Mayo lands on Taco Tuesday this year, yet we are expected to stay home? This year, commemorate Cinco de Mayo by ordering delivery or curbside pick-up from your favorite Tempe restaurant.

Tempe Hotel Offers for Essential Travelers

As we get use to the new normal of COVID-19, Tempe, Arizona hotels are stepping up and providing discounted rates and stays for essential workers and travelers. Check out the special offers listed in this article and book your today.

Video conference with Tempe’s virtual backgrounds

We can’t have meetings in person these days, so instead, upload your own virtual background of Tempe. The Tempe Tourism Office has created a series of virtual backgrounds.

Easter Sunday Brunch to Get Hoppy About in Tempe

With Easter just around the corner, Sunday, April 12, 2020, 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.

Exploring Phoenix’s Native American Culture

Whether you are a visitor to Tempe, or have lived in the area for years, don’t miss out on visiting nearby Native American tribal lands, fascinating museums and ancient ruins of the original inhabitants of Arizona.

Get Veggie Happy at these Tempe Vegetarian Restaurants

Looking for vegan and vegetarian food option? Check out of of Tempe’s restaurants serving vegetarian and vegan dishes, and many offer organic and locally sourced ingredients as well.

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 […]