Kids & Family

Tempe is a playground for families

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.
 

Oct 21 - Mar 11

2022/23 ASU Hockey Season

Mullett Arena

October 21, 2022 - March 11, 2023

The 2022/23 ASU Hockey season is here, and we look forward to a season full of fans and action-packed hockey at the new Mullett Arena in Tempe, Arizona.

Jan 8 - Mar 18

2022/23 Arizona Coyotes Hockey

Mullett Arena

January 8, 2023 - March 18, 2023

The 2022/23 Arizona Coyotes Hockey is here, and we look forward to a season full of fans and action-packed hockey at the new Mullett Arena in Tempe, Arizona.

Jan 8 - Mar 12

Second Sundays on Mill

Downtown Tempe - Mill Avenue

January 8, 2023 - March 12, 2023

Second Sundays on Mill closes Mill Avenue to enhance the heart of Tempe with a local market that features a fantastic selection of Arizona-made goods.

Jan 14 - May 27

Dog Days at the Garden

Desert Botanical Garden

January 14, 2023 - May 27, 2023

Enjoy a “pawsitively” perfect morning stroll through the Garden at Dog Days at Desert Botanical Garden.

Jan 28 - Feb 11

Candlelight Concerts

Phoenix Zoo | Arizona Center for Nature Conservation

January 28, 2023 - February 11, 2023

Candlelight Concerts, presented by Fever, return to some of the most iconic venues throughout the metro Phoenix area in 2023.

Feb 7 - Feb 14

Museum of the Moon at Desert Botanical Garden

Desert Botanical Garden

February 7, 2023 - February 14, 2023

Museum of the Moon by UK artist Luke Jerram inspires awe with a 23-foot diameter glowing moon that provides detailed views of the lunar surface fused with a stellar soundtrack by composer Dan Jones.

Feb 9 - Jun 3

Ballet Arizona

Ballet Arizona

February 9, 2023 - June 3, 2023

Experience the artistry and excitement of Arizona’s nationally recognized ballet company, Ballet Arizona. With a blend of classics and new works, the 2022-2023 season is something you won’t want to miss!

Feb 16 - May 25

Little Cholla Market

February 16, 2023 - May 25, 2023

Every Thursday from 6-9 p.m., visit the Little Cholla Market for a farmers market, food trucks, shopping and music at the first car-free neighborhood, Culdesac Tempe.

Feb 22 - Mar 5

Disney’s FROZEN at ASU Gammage

ASU Gammage

February 22, 2023 - March 5, 2023

Disney’s FROZEN at ASU Gammage is an unforgettable theatrical experience filled with sensational special effects, stunning sets, costumes and powerhouse performances.

Feb 25 - Feb 26

Innings Festival at Tempe Beach Park

Tempe Town Lake and Tempe Beach Park

February 25, 2023 - February 26, 2023

Ready to get in the game? Innings Festival is a can't-miss celebration for music lovers, culinary enthusiasts and passionate baseball fans.

Feb 26 - Mar 25

Angels Spring Training Games

Tempe Diablo Stadium

February 26, 2023 - March 25, 2023

Experience all the fun and excitement that comes with spring training in Tempe, AZ. Tempe is the perfect home base to enjoy spring training baseball. From the end of February through the end of March, Cactus League Spring Training brings 15 MLB teams to 10 stadiums to play more than 200 games.

Mar 4 - May 14

Majestic Mariposas at Desert Botanical Garden

Desert Botanical Garden

March 4, 2023 - May 14, 2023

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 Spring Butterfly Exhibit.

 
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