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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.

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Author Rebecca Fish Ewan

September 25, 2018

Location: Changing Hands Bookstore

Poet, cartoonist and writer Rebecca Fish Ewan shares her illustrated coming-of-age memoir, By the Forces of Gravity, told through drawings and free verse.

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Greta Van Fleet at The Marquee

The Marquee
September 25, 2018 - September 26, 2018

Location: Marquee Theatre

See Greta Van Fleet perform live at the Marquee September 25 & 26, 2018.  Showtime- 8:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:30).

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Your Voice Your Vote – Free Concert with Grandson

Tempe Marketplace Food Court
September 26, 2018

Location: Tempe Marketplace

Tempe Marketplace and ALT AZ Presents Your Voice Your Vote! A FREE concert to promote voter registration for the upcoming midterm elections featuring Grandson. Join Tempe Marketplace on September 26th at The District Stage at 7 p.m. Voter registration officials will be on site to get your registered for the November 6th election. Already registered? Great! Then, come celebrate your right to vote! Every election is determined by the people who show up…will you?

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Edge Happy Hour: Whitherward

Tempe Center for the Arts
September 28, 2018

Location: Tempe Center for the Arts

Join Tempe Center for the Arts at Tempe’s hottest gathering spot, featuring a tasty menu, cocktails and live music in a laid-back atmosphere ON THE EDGE of Tempe Town Lake. Whitherward is a nationally touring Indie-Folk Duo with personal stories on life, love and everything in between. See Whitherward performs live at the Tempe Center for the Arts on September 28, 2018.

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Black Theatre Troupe: “The Wiz”

Tempe Center for the Arts
September 28, 2018 - October 14, 2018

Location: Tempe Center for the Arts

Black Theatre Troupe presents The Wiz to the Tempe Center for the Arts, September 28-October 14, 2018. The Wiz infuses L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz with a dazzling mix of rock, gospel and soul music. Dorothy's adventure through the Land of Oz is breathed new life and marked with Black Theatre Troupe's indelible musical stamp.

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Comedian Kevin Nealon

September 28, 2018 - September 29, 2018

Location: Tempe Improv Comedy Theatre

Kevin Nealon sets himself apart from other comedic performers with his unique sense of humor, dry wit, and likeable demeanor.  Nealon is best known for his nine-year stint as a cast member of NBC's Saturday Night Live, and has received critical acclaim for his role in the Showtime series, Weeds. Showtimes: September 28th- 7:30 & 10:00 p.m. September 29th- 7:00 & 9:30 p.m. Tickets required.

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Ronald K. Brown: Evidence, A Dance Company

ASU Gammage
September 29, 2018

Location: ASU Gammage

Founded by Ronald K. Brown in 1985 and based in Brooklyn, Evidence, A Dance Company focuses on the seamless integration of traditional African dance with contemporary choreography. Through its vibrant and soulful dance works, Evidence provides a unique view of human struggles, tragedies, and triumphs.

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Artists for Change Vol. 2

Tempe Center for the Arts
September 29, 2018

Location: Tempe Center for the Arts

Artists for Change Vol. 2 is a FREE workshop for artists and creatives who are interested in developing their craft and networking. Building off of Volume 1, this workshop will help artists and creatives identify their art and the arts purpose, build a network and community with other creatives, and find ways to collaborate. It’s also an opportunity to build support among artists to create art that impacts and inspires audiences and communities to make a commitment to social change.

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10th Annual Walk for POP

September 29, 2018

Location: Kiwanis Park

The 10th annual Walk for POP helps honor prostate cancer survivors as well as those lost to the disease. Walk for POP raises awareness of the importance of early detection of prostate cancer, the second-most diagnosed cancer in men. The walk also celebrates millions of prostate cancer survivors, and honors those whose lives have been lost to the disease.  

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2018-19 ASU Football: ASU vs. Oregon State

ASU Football
September 29, 2018

Location: Sun Devil Stadium

ASU football welcomes Oregon State to Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, AZ on September 29, 2018.

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