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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

Movies on the Field: “Sorry to Bother You”

Sun Devil Stadium
November 14, 2018

Location: Sun Devil Stadium

The 365 Community Union partners with ASU Film Spark for a new series of events at Sun Devil Stadium - Movies on the Field!

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Comedian Bob Marley

Tempe Improv
November 15, 2018 - November 18, 2018

Location: Tempe Improv Comedy Theatre

Originally from Maine, Bob Marley began performing stand-up comedy in his hometown of Portland. He moved to Boston early in his career, gaining experience in a city known for spawning comedy all-stars. Making his first television appearance on Comedy Central, he is now one of the few comics to do the complete late night circuit including The Late Show with David Letterman, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and Craig Kilborn.

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Author Liza Mundy

Changing Hands Bookstore
November 16, 2018

Location: Changing Hands Bookstore

The New York Times bestselling author and former Washington Post reporter discusses the untold story of American women code breakers of World War II.

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Ongtupqa – Hopi Music at Pueblo Grande Museum

Ongtupqa at Pueblo Grande Museum
November 16, 2018

Location: Pueblo Grande Museum

Experience this unique musical performance at Pueblo Grande Museum, with a special viewing of the documentary film Ongtupqa, sharing Hopi cultural connections to Grand Canyon, on November 16 at 6 p.m.

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TCA presents Dailey & Vincent

Tempe Center for the Arts
November 17, 2018

Location: Tempe Center for the Arts

Five-time GRAMMY® award winners individually and three-time nominees collectively, Dailey & Vincent, backed by one of the best bands on tour today, are performers in American music: bluegrass, traditional country, and gospel. Jamie Dailey’s tenor, Darrin Vincent’s reedy harmonies, and electric musicianship will make TCA patrons feel right at home.

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Dogs’ Day in the Garden

Desert Botanical Garden
November 17, 2018

Location: Desert Botanical Garden

Take advantage of this special opportunity to bring the whole family, dogs included, to the Garden for Dog's Day in the Garden on November 17, 2018.

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2018 IRONMAN Arizona

Ironman Arizona
November 18, 2018

Location: Tempe Beach Park

2018 IRONMAN Arizona kicks off on November 18, 2018 with a single-loop swim in Tempe Town Lake, followed by a challenging three-loop bike course through the Sonoran Desert. It finishes with a spectator-friendly run around Tempe Town Lake and Papago Park.

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Author Karri J. McClure

Changing Hands Bookstore
November 19, 2018

Location: Changing Hands Bookstore

Karri J. McClure, Life Coach and Reiki Master, presents her first book about getting out and getting happy.

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Dom Kennedy at The Marquee

The Marquee
November 20, 2018

Location: The Marquee

Dom Kennedy performs live at the Marquee Theatre on November 20, 2018.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

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