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Looking for fun things to do in Tempe and the Phoenix area? Plan your visit to coincide with one of Tempe’s exciting events including festivals, concerts, sporting events and more. Browse the Tempe calendar of events to find year-round fun! If you’re looking for things to do in Tempe tonight, use the calendar below to search by date and type of event. And if you’re visiting this summer, visit our summer events page!

Tempe events offer a variety of experiences throughout the year:

From contemporary art exhibits to live music to Broadways shows, art festivals or sporting events, Tempe fits the bill.

Upcoming Events

ASU Art Exhibition: “Indwelling”

July 28, 2018 - December 8, 2018

Location: ASU Art Museum

"Indwelling" is a solo exhibition of Yuri Kobayashi, a contemporary artist who combines traditional woodworking practices and refined Japanese aesthetics to create sculptures that reflect her identity, experiences and thoughts.

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Super Trash Bros Presents: Shapel Lacey

July 29, 2018

Location: Tempe Improv Comedy Theatre

Super Trash Bros Presents headliner Shapel Lacey to Tempe Improv on July 29, 2018.

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Prowl & Play: Magical Midsummer Dream!

Prowl & Play at Phoenix Zoo
August 4, 2018

Location: The Phoenix Zoo

Join the Phoenix Zoo for a mythical night of wizards, fairies and fantastic beasts at Prowl & Play: Magic! Enjoy fantasy-themed waterslides and water features, character meet & greets (Harry Potter, Tinkerbell, mermaids and more!) Dj dance party, roaming magicians, jugglers and illusionists.

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Hip Hop International: USA & World Championships

August 4, 2018 - August 11, 2018

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The world’s largest dance championship, USA & World Hip Hop International, is headed to Phoenix with more than 4,000 dancers set to compete in Junior, Varsity, Adult and MegaCrew Divisions in front of an international panel of elite judges. This family friendly event begins at the Arizona Grand Resort with the USA Hip Hop Dance Championship (August 4-5) followed by the World Championship Prelims and Semi-Finals (August 7-9) setting the stage for the World Finals on August 11th at GCU Arena. Arizona Grand Resort (August 4-10) 8000 S. Arizona Grand Parkway, phoenix, AZ 85044 Grand Canyon University (World Final on August 11) 3300 W. Camelback Road, Phenix, AZ 85017

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Family Art Workshop: Mark Making Robots with Bobby Zokaites

Tempe Center for the Arts
August 4, 2018

Location: Tempe Center for the Arts

Who ever thought you could make art with a vacuum cleaner?! Artist-In-Residence Bobby Zokaites is someone who enjoys a good challenge mixed with a lot of fun. During this workshop, Zokaites will share painting demonstrations with his customized Roomba Robot and help patrons create their own small mark-making machine.

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Phoenix Amplified Soul Experience: Victor Orlando

August 4, 2018

Location: Tempe Center for the Arts

Flat 9 Entertainment presents the Phoenix Amplified Soul Experience on August 4, 2018. Experience a great evening of Funk, Latin, Soul and Jazz music, starring Grammy nominated percussionist, Victor Orlando, and featuring national recording artist and Saxophonist Leborn.

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Rick Ross at The Marquee

The Marquee
August 5, 2018

Location: The Marquee

Rick Ross performs at The Marquee on August 5, 2019 with DJ Ware, Scruse Boy, SAVGUY MEECH & PRINCE CARTER.

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Comedian JB Smoove

August 17, 2018 - August 18, 2018

Location: Tempe Improv Comedy Theatre

JB Smoove is a gifted writer, comedian and actor, who continues to entertain audiences all over the world with his unique brand of comedic funk. His breakout role on “Curb Your Enthusiasm” as Leon has firmly planted him as one of the best comedic actors today. See comedian JB Smoove perform live at the Tempe Improv, August 17-18, 2018.

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