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.
Arizona Coyotes Player at Mullett Arena

Jan 8 - Apr 13

2022/23 Arizona Coyotes Hockey

Mullett Arena

January 8, 2023 - April 13, 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.

Dog day at Desert Botanical Garden

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.

Arizona Renaissance Festival

Feb 4 - Apr 2

Arizona Renaissance Festival

Arizona Renaissance Festival

February 4, 2023 - April 2, 2023

Experience a 50-acre medieval village, 16 stages, arts and crafts fair, jousting tournaments and feasting all rolled into one event at the Arizona Renaissance Festival, February 4 through April 2, 2023.

Ballet Under the Stars at Tempe Center for the Arts

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!

Live Music at Tempe Marketplace in Tempe, AZ

Feb 11 - Apr 29

Live Music at Tempe Marketplace

Tempe Marketplace

February 11, 2023 - April 29, 2023

Whether you’re looking forward to a fun date night or family night out, you can’t go wrong with free music performances at Tempe Marketplace. Enjoy music performed by both local and nationally known bands and musicians at The District Stage.

Tempe Diablo Stadium

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.

Phoenix Zoo Entrance

Mar 2 - May 4

Roars & Pours at the Phoenix Zoo

Phoenix Zoo | Arizona Center for Nature Conservation

March 2, 2023 - May 4, 2023

Swing by the Phoenix Zoo for Roars & Pours this spring and enjoy happy hour with a wild side! Guests 21 and older can sip and stroll select Zoo trails while enjoying craft brews, wine and food.

Desert Botanical Garden

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.

"A" Mountain Downtown Tempe

Mar 10 - Apr 30

“A” Mountain Challenge in Downtown Tempe

"A" Mountain in Downtown Tempe

March 10, 2023 - April 30, 2023

Test your limits by participating in the “A” Mountain Challenge, March through April 2023. Challenge yourself to climb “A” Mountain, earn exciting rewards, and support Downtown Tempe merchants at the same time!

ANNIE at ASU Gammage

Mar 24 - Mar 26

ANNIE at ASU Gammage

ASU Gammage

March 24, 2023 - March 26, 2023

ANNIE, directed by Jenn Thompson, has reminded generations of theatergoers that sunshine is always right around the corner, and now the best-loved musical of all time is set to return in a new production at ASU Gammage, March 24-26, 2023.

Arizona Dragon Boat Festival at Tempe Town Lake

Mar 25 - Mar 26

Arizona Dragon Boat Festival

Tempe Town Lake and Tempe Beach Park

March 25, 2023 - March 26, 2023

Join the Arizona Dragon Boat Association on March 25 & 26 for two days of exciting dragon boat competition with teams from all over the United States and beyond.

AIDS Walk Tempe Arizona

Mar 25

AIDS Walk Arizona Festival & 5K

Tempe Town Lake and Tempe Beach Park

March 25, 2023

AIDS Walk Arizona Festival & 5K Run is the largest gathering in Arizona to support people living with HIV and raise community awareness. The 2023 AIDS Walk Arizona & 5K Run takes place at Tempe Beach Park on March 25, 2023.

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