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.
Exploring Phoenix’s Native American Culture
Whether you are a visitor to Tempe or have lived in the area for years, check out these fascinating museums and ancient ruins of the original inhabitants of Arizona.
Skip the dishes, eat out on Thanksgiving in Tempe!
Why stress over doing the dishes when you can go out to eat or order takeout this Thanksgiving? Check out which restaurants will be open and offering specials during Thanksgiving weekend in Tempe.
Support local Tempe merchants
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).
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.
Things to do in Tempe during the holidays
In my opinion, Tempe, Arizona is one of the best spots to get in the holiday spirit. Whether you are looking for a fun date night idea, or fun for the whole family, spending the holiday season in Tempe offers endless possibilities.
Tempe’s Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade is Holiday Magic
One of the most anticipated holiday events in Tempe is coming up on Saturday, December 10th – the annual Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade at Tempe Town Lake.
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.
Celebrating Halloween in Tempe
Spooky season is in full effect and Tempe has just what you need to make the most of your Halloween. Whether you are looking for a fun activity for the kids, an event for the grown-ups or something for the whole family, everyone will have a spooky good time in Tempe.
Visit Tempe’s spine tingling Halloween haunts
If you’re looking for a little spooky action and goose bumpy fun this Halloween, you might visit Tempe’s spine tingling Halloween haunts. We made it easy for you and came up with this handy list.
Murals in Tempe, Arizona – Part II
This is Part II of our Murals in Tempe, Arizona series. We can all use a little more inspiration these days and nothing inspires us more than the healing power of art. You can see all of these works of art from the road or a parking lot.
Where to Savor Pumpkin Spice Season in Tempe
Join us in our quest this fall to try and sample as many of Tempe’s pumpkin Spice food and drinks as we possibly can. Here’s a list of our favorites. Enjoy!
Best Tempe Hotels For Sports Events
Check out which Tempe hotel is the best option for your sports team. Whether you’re visiting for Ironman Arizona or here for a baseball tournament, Tempe offers manicured fields, exceptional sports courts and lots of great hotels that are close to all the action.