Tempe is a playground for families

Kids & Family

Tempe is a playground for families

Tempe has lots to offer families looking to have some fun. From the smallest travelers to tough-to-please teens, kids, parents and grandparents will find plenty to enjoy in Tempe. From family friendly festivals and exhibits, to kid-focused theatre, Tempe is for kids.
 
Arizona Coyotes Player at Mullett Arena

Through Apr 17

2023-2024 Arizona Coyotes Hockey

Mullett Arena

Through April 17, 2024

The 2023-2024 Arizona Coyotes NHL schedule is here, and we look forward to a season full of fans and action-packed hockey at Mullett Arena in Tempe, Arizona.

Second Sundays on Mill

Through Apr 14

Second Sundays on Mill

Downtown Tempe - Mill Avenue

Through April 14, 2024

On the Second Sunday of each month (October-April) Mill Avenue closes to traffic, and pedestrians are invited to explore a monthly outdoor market, featuring live music and entertainment, vendors, pop-ups, activations, seasonal themes and plenty of fun for the entire family.

Dog day at Desert Botanical Garden

Through Apr 27

Dog Days at the Garden

Desert Botanical Garden

Through April 27, 2024

Enjoy a “pawsitively” perfect morning stroll with your pup through the Desert Botanical Garden this fall at Dog Days at the Garden.

Phoenix Rising FC Soccer

Through Oct 19

Phoenix Rising FC

Through October 19, 2024

The 2024 Phoenix Rising FC schedule is here, and we look forward to a season of action-packed soccer celebrating the reigning United Soccer League Champions at the home pitch.

Majestic Mariposas at DBG

Through May 12

Majestic Mariposas at Desert Botanical Garden

Desert Botanical Garden

Through May 12, 2024

Majestic Mariposas at Desert Botanical Garden invites families to get an up-close and unforgettable experience when more than 2,000 native Southwestern butterflies return for the fall butterfly exhibit.

"A" Mountain Downtown Tempe

Through Apr 30

“A” Mountain Challenge in Downtown Tempe

"A" Mountain in Downtown Tempe

Through April 30, 2024

Test your limits by participating in the “A” Mountain Challenge, March through April. Challenge yourself to climb “A” Mountain, earn exciting rewards and support Downtown Tempe merchants at the same time!

Candlelight Concerts

Through Apr 25

Candlelight Concerts

Phoenix Zoo | Arizona Center for Nature Conservation

Through April 25, 2024

Candlelight Concerts, presented by Fever, bring the music of Taylor Swift, Bad Bunny, and more to the Phoenix Zoo.

Ballet Under the Stars at Tempe Center for the Arts

Through Jun 1

Ballet Arizona

Ballet Arizona

Through June 1, 2024

Experience the artistry and excitement of Arizona’s nationally recognized ballet company, Ballet Arizona. With a blend of classics and new works, the 2024 season is something you won’t want to miss!

KITE RUNNER at ASU Gammage

Through Apr 14

THE KITE RUNNER at ASU Gammage

ASU Gammage

Through April 14, 2024

One of the best-loved and most highly acclaimed novels of our time, THE KITE RUNNER is a powerful play of friendship that follows one man’s journey to confront his past and find redemption.

Pat's Run at Mountain America Stadium

Apr 13

Pat’s Run

Mountain America Stadium

April 13, 2024

Pat’s Run is the signature fundraising event for the Pat Tillman Foundation. Held annually to honor Pat’s legacy, the 4.2 mile Run/Walk will wind through the streets of Tempe, AZ.

 
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