Things to do in Tempe in the Fall
Fall in Tempe is Festive and Fun
As the temperatures go down in the fall, Tempe really comes to life. Enjoy the sunshine by strolling along a cactus-lined desert trail, boating at Tempe Town Lake or driving through the city on a self-guided mural tour. Try delicious pumpkin beers and sweet treats, perhaps best enjoyed on an outdoor patio. And, buy one-of-a-kind works by local makers in Downtown Tempe. Plan your visit to Tempe and see why fall is our favorite season.
Get ready for an action-packed football season at the legendary ASU Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona.Learn More
Visit Downtown Tempe
With all the options to choose from, there’s no better place to enjoy your free time than on Mill Avenue.Learn More
See a Broadway Show
Tempe is known to have an impressive lineup of Broadway shows in Tempe, Arizona each year at ASU Gammage. The 2022/2023 Desert Financial Broadway Across America–Arizona series kicks off in October!Learn More
Fall Events You Won’t Want to Miss
From fun festivals and exciting events, Tempe has a plethora of activities to choose from. Explore our list of events and festivals that delight Tempe visitors throughout the fall season.Learn More
Pumpkin Spice Love Found in Tempe
The only real taste of fall we get in Tempe is through the many treats and sweets from nearby restaurants and bakeries. Join us in our quest to try and sample as many autumn-inspired treats as we possibly can.Learn More
Visit Tempe’s Halloween haunts
Explore Tempe’s spine tingling Halloween haunts for a little spooky action and goose bumpy fun!Learn More
Dog Days at the Garden
Desert Botanical Garden
January 14, 2023 – May 27, 2023
Enjoy a “pawsitively” perfect morning stroll through the Garden at Dog Days at Desert Botanical Garden.
Music in the Garden at Desert Botanical Garden
Desert Botanical Garden
January 20, 2023 – May 26, 2023
Music in the Garden Concert Series is back at Desert Botanical Garden with a new way to enjoy lively musical acts with your small group, January through May.
Live Music at Tempe Marketplace
February 11, 2023 – April 29, 2023
Whether you’re looking forward to a fun date night or family night out, you can’t go wrong with free music performances at Tempe Marketplace. Enjoy music performed by both local and nationally known bands and musicians at The District Stage.
Phoenix Pride Festival
Steele Indian Park
October 21, 2023 – October 22, 2023
This year’s Phoenix Pride Festival will continue to be a two-day celebration designed to bring our diverse LGBTQ+ and allied communities together for a weekend of camaraderie and celebration at Indian Steele Park.
Tempe Fall Festival of the Arts in Downtown Tempe
December 1, 2023 – December 3, 2023
The Tempe Festival of the Arts offers visitors a distinct shopping experience each fall and spring in Downtown Tempe. More than 300 artist booths line Mill Avenue and the surrounding streets presenting unique, and hand-made artwork.
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Arizona Coyotes Call Tempe Home
There are a few bucket list items that just make sense when visiting Tempe, Arizona. One bucket list item that may seem peculiar, but yet a must try in Tempe, is watching Arizona’s very own NHL hockey team face off at the new ASU multipurpose facility, Mullett Arena.
Black History Month and Beyond in Tempe
This Black History Month, we invite you to explore the contributions made by Black leaders, creatives, educators and other community members, past and present, in Tempe, Arizona.