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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 spring, visit our spring 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

Geeks’ Night Out

March 1, 2018

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The City of Tempe has partnered with the Arizona SciTech Festival to present the 6th annual Geeks’ Night Out from 4:30-8 p.m. on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at the Tempe Community Complex, Enthusiasts and geeks of all ages are invited to discover the science at this free, family-friendly event.

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ASU School of Music presents Beethoven Symphony No. 5

ASU Gammage
March 1, 2018

Location: ASU Gammage

ASU's Stephanie Weiss sings De Falla's remarkably beautiful and evocative El Amor Brujo Suite inspired by the songs and dialect of the Andalusian Spanish gypsies. The connect opens with an in-conducted performance of Mozart's Don Giovanni Overture and ends with Beethoven's immortal and heroic Symphony No. 5.

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The Ultimate Drive

March 1, 2018

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Join Angels' first baseman Albert Pujols & friends at TopGolf in Scottsdale, AZ for The Ultimate Drive on March 1, 2018. This fundraising event benefits Amazing Greats, a Pujols Family Foundation charity. Enjoy a night of golf, food, drink and fun-and the opportunity to golf alongside an MLB great.

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Arizona Wind Symphony: March On!

Tempe Center for the Arts
March 1, 2018

Location: Tempe Center for the Arts

Now in its 17th season, the Arizona Wind Symphony entertains us with an enjoyable variety of "march" music under the baton of William J. Richardson.

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Comeidan Alice Wetterlund

March 1, 2018 - March 3, 2018

Location: Tempe Improv Comedy Theatre

Alice Wetterlund has performed her non-yelling brand of comedy nationally at college, clubs and festivals such as Just for Laughs, Bridgetown, Moon Tower, Women in Comedy, SF Sketchfest, RIOT LA and more. See comedian Alice Wetterlund perform live at the Tempe Improv March 1-3, 2018.

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Dino Explorer at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Arizona

March 2, 2018 - December 31, 2018

Location: LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Arizona

Discover exotic LEGO creatures, hunt for rare Dino eggs, explore hidden lands and even build your own dinosaurs at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Arizona March 2 through December 31, 2018.

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2018 Angels Spring Training: Angels vs. Cubs

Angels Spring Training at Tempe Diablo Stadium
March 2, 2018

Location: Tempe Diablo Stadium

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are taking on the Chicago Cubs at Tempe Diablo Stadium in Tempe, Arizona on March 2, 2018.

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Comedian Ryan Davis

March 2, 2018 - March 4, 2018

Location: Tempe Improv Comedy Theatre

Ryan Davis is a comedian whose Internet show has generated more than 100 million views. His versatile comedy style has attracted a diverse audience that spans across continents. Although Ryan has seen an enormous amount of success on the Internet, he prides himself on his ability to deliver in his live stand up shows. With sold out shows across the US, Ryan is proving to be one of comedy's new rising stars. See comedian Ryan Davis perform live at Tempe Improv March 2-4, 2018.

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Grungezilla at Tempe Marketplace

Tempe Marketplace
March 2, 2018

Location: Tempe Marketplace

Grungezilla is a Grunge cover band covering music that emerged during the mid-1980s. became successful in the 1990s, and the grunge influenced bands that continues to affect modern rock music.

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McDowell Mountain Music Festival

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March 2, 2018 - March 4, 2018

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McDowell Mountain Music Festival (M3F) is a 100% nonprofit music festival that was established in 2004 and has become a musical destination for festivalgoers. Don't miss the opportunity to experience the energy of people joined by their love of music and art at this years McDowell Mountain Music Festival March 2-4, 2018.

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Ongoing Events

ASU School of Film, Dance and Theatre presents By the Way, Meet Vera Stark

April 13, 2018 - April 22, 2018

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Vera Stark, an African American maid and aspiring actress in 1930s Hollywood, sets out to land a role in a southern epic alongside her white starlet employer. Several years and several films later, Stark disappears, leaving scholars to debate her legacy, mine old interview footage for clues and examine her tangles relationships behind-the-scenes of the film that made her famous. Discover Stark’s tory in this comedy that takes an irreverent look at race in Hollywood. Written by Lynn Nottage. *Free admission for Herberger Institute students faculty and staff. $16, general; $12, ASU faculty, staff and alumni; $12, senior; $8, student. Show Times: April 13th-14th – 7:30 p.m. April 19th-21st – 7:30 p.m. April 15 and 22nd – 2 p.m.

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ASU School of Theatre, Dance and Film presents SpringDanceFest

Paul V Galvin Playhouse
April 20, 2018 - April 22, 2018

Location: ASU Galvin Playhouse

The ASU School of Theatre, Dance and Film presents SpringDanceFest, a high-energy event that showcases some of the best hits of the 2017-18 season alongside new work designed for the Galvin Playhouse. This concert features pieces created by faculty, visiting artists, students and alumni. April 20–21 7:30 p.m.; April 22 2 p.m. Tickets: General $16; ASU Faculty, Staff & Alumni $12; Senior $12; Student $8.

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