Spring in Tempe is fresh and fun

Spring in Tempe is fresh and fun

Soak up sunny skies and plenty outdoor activities this spring in Tempe, Arizona. Get out on the water at Tempe Town Lake in a kayak or on a stand-up paddleboard, or explore the shops and eateries in Downtown Tempe. Tempe is right in the middle of several hiking areas, and is home to 217 miles of bike paths. Tickle your taste buds at one of the many Tempe restaurants with relaxing outdoor patios. Catch a Cactus League Spring Training game at Tempe Diablo Stadium.
Phoenix Rising FC Soccer

Through Oct 7

Phoenix Rising FC

Through October 7, 2023

The 2023 Phoenix Rising FC schedule is here, and we look forward to a season full of fans and action-packed soccer at the new pop-up stadium in Phoenix next to Sky Harbor International Airport.

Live Music at Tempe Marketplace in Tempe, AZ

Through Sep 30

Live Music at Tempe Marketplace

Tempe Marketplace

Through September 30, 2023

Back for fall, free live concerts — music performed by both local and nationally known bands and musicians — return to Tempe Marketplace's The District Stage every Thursday and Friday evening.

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.

Majestic Mariposas at DBG

Through Nov 12

Majestic Mariposas at Desert Botanical Garden

Desert Botanical Garden

Through November 12, 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 fall butterfly exhibit.

Dog day at Desert Botanical Garden

Oct 7 - Nov 18

Dog Days at the Garden

Desert Botanical Garden

October 7, 2023 - November 18, 2023

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

Second Sundays on Mill

Oct 8 - Apr 14

Second Sundays on Mill

Downtown Tempe - Mill Avenue

October 8, 2023 - 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.

Desert Botanical Garden Sonoran Sippin'

Jan 5 - May 31

Music in the Garden: Spring 2024

Desert Botanical Garden

January 5, 2024 - May 31, 2024

Music in the Garden Concert Series is back at Desert Botanical Garden with a new way to enjoy lively musical acts on select dates from January through May.

Tempe Diablo Stadium

Feb 24 - Mar 26

Angels Spring Training Games

Tempe Diablo Stadium

February 24, 2024 - March 26, 2024

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 12 - Mar 17


ASU Gammage

March 12, 2024 - March 17, 2024

The unparalleled artistry of the greatest entertainer of all time comes to Tempe as MJ, the Tony Award®-winning new musical centered around the making of the 1992 Dangerous World Tour, begins a tour of its own.

Aloha Fest

Mar 16 - Mar 17

Arizona Aloha Festival

Tempe Town Lake and Tempe Beach Park

March 16, 2024 - March 17, 2024

Take an island vacation without leaving Tempe by attending the Arizona Aloha Festival, from March 16 & 17. This free event celebrates Hawaiian, Tahitian, Samoan and other South Pacific cultures through dance and musical performances.


Apr 9 - Apr 14


ASU Gammage

April 9, 2024 - 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.

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