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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

Author Yuri Slezkine

Changing Hands Bookstore
November 3, 2018

Location: Changing Hands Bookstore

Professor of History Yuri Slezkine shares his latest book- The House of Government: A Saga of the Russion Revolution.

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Lea Michele & Darren Criss at ASU Gammage

ASU Gammage
November 3, 2018

Location: ASU Gammage

Lea Michele & Darren Criss take the LM/DC Tour to the West Coast with a stop at ASU Gammage on November 3, 2018. Best known for her performance as "Rachel Berry" on FOX's global phenomenon "Glee", Lea Michele performs songs from her albums "Louder" and "Places". Joining her on stage is former "Glee" cast mate Darren Criss. Darren is a multi-faced artist with an illustrious career spanning television, film, music and stage.

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15th Annual Dia de los Muertos Celebration

Desert Botanical Garden Dia de los Muertos
November 3, 2018 - November 4, 2018

Location: Desert Botanical Garden

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos at this two day festival filled with music, dance and storytelling that explore the beauty and meaning of this special holiday. Children will love the crafts and face painting and the whole family will enjoy the entertainment and browsing the Mercado filled with art, jewelry and other wares.

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TCA presents “Dinner at Five”

Tempe Center for the Arts
November 3, 2018

Location: Tempe Center for the Arts

Written & Directed by Lloyd J. Schwartz (The Brady Bunch, Gilligan’s Island, Harper Valley PTA), Dinner at Five stars TV legends from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s & 90’s in a swinging play filled with one-liners, zingers and a raised eyebrow here and there. The cast’s combined years of experience in film, on television and in the theatre becomes immediately and abundantly clear as each performer proves their comedic flair with this delightful “Dinner.”

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Comedian Mark Cordes

Tempe Improv
November 4, 2018

Location: Tempe Improv Comedy Theatre

Mark Cordes has been hailed by many critics as a "One Man Laugh Factory." This inventive comedian and humorist is a guaranteed winner!  Come see Mark Cordes live at Tempe Improv on November 4th, 2018.

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ON YOUR FEET!

November 6, 2018 - November 11, 2018

Location: ASU Gammage

See ON YOUR FEET! at ASU Gammage in Tempe, November 6-11, 2018. ON YOUR FEET! takes you behind the music and inside the real story of this record-making and groundbreaking couple who, in fact of adversity, found a way to end up on their feet.

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Brownz and Tannerz at Tempe Improv

Tempe Improv
November 7, 2018

Location: Tempe Improv Comedy Theatre

This show will bring the best comedy from our Brown Latino friends as well as our Tanner African American friends, together we are Brownz & Tannerz! See the Brownz and Tannerz Comedy Show at the Tempe Improv on November 7, 2018.

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Underoath at The Marquee

The Marquee
November 8, 2018

Location: The Marquee

Christian rock band Underoath performs at The Marquee on November 8, 2018. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

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Comedian Ian Bagg

Tempe Improv
November 8, 2018 - November 11, 2018

Location: Tempe Improv Comedy Theatre

Enjoy a night of fun and big laughs from comedian Ian Bagg at Tempe Improv. Known for his time on “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”, “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” and “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” Ian Bagg is a show that you won't want to miss! Showtimes: November 8th- 8:00 p.m. November 9th- 7:30 & 10:00 p.m. November 10th- 9:30 p.m. November 11th- 7:00 p.m.

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Crusoe and Ryan Beauchesne

Changing Hands Bookstore
November 8, 2018

Location: Changing Hands Bookstore

The New York Times bestselling, internet sensation Crusoe and the popular blogger Ryan Beauchesne visit Tempe with their latest book- Crusoe the Worldly Wiener Dog.

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