Where to Go

City Events

If your evenings and weekends are usually filled with studying and homework, perhaps you only need to step out every once in a while. Fortunately, in Phoenix there's an event or something fun going on monthly. 

P.F. Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction
Salsa Competition FBR Open GPA Tournament
First Friday (Art Walk) Fiesta Bowl
Tempe Music Festival Zoolights at The Phoenix Zoo
Scottsdale Culinary Festival Tempe Festival of the Arts
Arizona State Fair Las Noches de las Luminerias
EdgeFest Annual Flagstaff Winter Fest
Scottsdale International Film Festival Arizona Fine Art Expo
Matsuri Japanese Festival Arizona MusicFest
Arizona Fine Art Festival Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show



Top 10 Activities

Phoenix and the surrounding area provides a diverse array of activities in which to partake, and better yet, the unique climate provides the perfect environment in which to enjoy them.

1. Camping 6. Salt River Tubing
2. Sporting Events 7. Swimming
3. Hiking 8. Golf
4. Horseback Riding 9. First Friday
5. Mountain Biking 10. Boating



Statewide Adventures

Everyone needs to get out of the city sometimes, and while most  cities are surrounded by small towns and fields, Phoenix has something to do no matter which direction you take out of town. General rule: if you go north it gets cooler, if you go south it gets hotter.

Grand Canyon Jerome Lake Pleasant Shady Dell, Bisbee
Jeep Tours, Sedona Montezuma Castle Out of Africa Wildlife Park Bartlett Lake, Fishing
Cathedral Rock, Sedona Tombstone Ok Corral Parachuting/Skydiving
Slide Rock, Sedona Tonto Natural Bridge Park Skydive Arizona Hang Gliding
Kartchner Caverns State Park Lake Powell Hot Air Expeditions Rocky Point
Flagstaff Camping Lowell Observatory ATV Rentals
Arizona Snow Bowl Four Corners Monument London Bridge
Lake Havasu Phoenix Internation Raceway Meteor Crater




Best of Phoenix Hot Spots

Here is a small selection of noted places and things to do if you are going stir-crazy.There is always something to do in and around the city.

music store
12 W. Camelback Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85013

Buffalo Exchange
730 E. Missouri Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85014

Orange Tree Golf Resort
10601 N. 56th St
Scottsdale, AZ 85254

Arizona Science Center
600 E. Washington St
Phoenix, Arizona 85004

Modified arts
art gallery
407 E. Roosevelt St
Phoenix, AZ 85004-1918

Tempe Improv
930 E University Dr # D201
Tempe, AZ 85281-8449

Taliesin West
12621 N. Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85259

Phoenix Art Museum
1625 N. Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Red Modern Furniture
201 E. Camelback Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85012

Book exchange
8034 N. 19th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85021

Cricket Pavilion
music venue
2121 N. 83rd Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85037

Bentley Projects
215 E Grant St # A
Phoenix, AZ 85004-2630

The Clubhouse
music venue
1320 E. Broadway Rd
Tempe, AZ 85282

F1 Race Factory
317 S. 48th St
Phoenix, AZ 85034

Desert Botanical Garden
1201 N. Galvin Pkwy
Phoenix, AZ 85008

Tempe Town Lake
80 W. Rio Salado Pkwy
Tempe, Arizona 85281

Comerica Theatre
music venue
400 W. Washington St
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Paradise Valley Park

Drive-in movie theater
5650 N. 55th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85301

My Sisters Closet
2033 E. Camelback Rd