Families and Kids

Stay Cool at Arizona Mills this Summer!

Summer has arrived in Tempe and it’s going to be a hot one! When you want to beat the heat and have some fun, pack up the kids and head over to Arizona Mills. Arizona Mills has a lot to offer families this summer with some great deals and fun experiences. You can spend a day there or just pop in for a yummy meal or fun summer movie to get a quick break.

In addition to 24 digital projection screens, Harkins Arizona Mills Luxury 25 also offers Arizona’s largest and only full-size IMAX screen. Amenities include wall-to-wall screens in all theaters, digital sound and rocking loveseats in stadium seating. Tickets can be purchased online, in person at the box office or at self-serve ticket kiosks.

Cars 3 Movie Screening at Harkins Arizona Mills 25
On Friday, June 16, 2017 Lightning McQueen sets out to prove to a new generation of racers that he’s still the best race car in the world.  Registration required.

Harkins Summer Movie Fun Program
(May 29-August 4, 2017) tickets are now on sale at Harkins Arizona Mills 25 with IMAX while supplies last. Kids can enjoy a movie a week for 10 weeks for less than $1 per film. Some of the movies that will be shown this summer include, Storks, Trolls and The Secret Life of Pets.

Experience Sea Life Arizona Aquarium.
Dive into SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium!  Discover thousands of amazing creatures and walk through the incredible 360-degree ocean tunnel.  Purchase tickets online and save a few bucks or purchase combo tickets for Sea Life and LEGOLAND® Discovery Center fun for even more savings.

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center is a great way to have fun with the Lego Maniacs in your life. You can purchase tickets online for the best pricing and to guarantee entry. Children 2 and under are free.

Meet Bertie, The LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Arizona Mascot
July 22, 2017 – Arizona Mills Food Court – 2-4 p.m. Tempe Library Build a Better World Family Time: Enjoy story time, crafts and more.

Tilt Studio
Have some fun a Tilt Studio, a two-story 40,000 square foot family entertainment center located across from the Food Court and next to Harkins Theaters, featuring a unique combination of food, fun and ‘freshments (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) and much more in a safe, clean and welcoming environment. Summer Celebration: From June 1 – August 31, get a $30 game card for just $20. Contact Tilt Studio at 480-648-1222 for details.

Meet Rubble from Paw Patrol at Tilt Studio!
July 22, 2017 – Tilt Studio – 11 a.m., 2 p.m., and 5 p.m.:

Don’t forget to indulge in some shopping in between all the fun events and attractions happening this summer. Arizona Mills offers one full mile for your shopping delight. Visit July 1-4 for the mall-wide 4th of July Super Sale!

If you and your crew need to refuel after the excitement of the day, Arizona Mills has plenty of dining options to satisfy even the pickiest eaters.  Rainforest Café is always a good time and kids eat for $3.99 on Wednesdays from 5 p.m. to close with the purchase of an adult entrée.  Offer valid for children 10 years & under.

Written Toni Smith

An Arizona native, Toni Smith loves to dine out, conquer hiking trails, go to concerts and survive hot yoga classes. She has also never met a dog she didn’t love instantly. She lives in Tempe with her husband and daughter.