Arizona Taco Festival, the opening weekend of Wild Rising at the Desert Botanical Garden and the second annual Latino Pride Festival highlight the top things to do in Phoenix this weekend.
Strap on your finest lederhosen and head to Tempe Town Lake for a weekend of revelry at the annual Four Peaks Oktoberfest. Beers, brats, polka, lots of local bands, carnival rides and more highlight the festivities.
Tempe Beach Park
80 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe
Greek tradition goes strong generation to generation. Greek Festival is a popular and my favorite event in October, showcasing the culturally diverse community we live in. #greek #greekfestival #phoenix #arizona #greekdance #greekdancing #batis85 #a7rii #autumnfestivities #autumnfestival #giggles #holdinghands #traditionalmusic #traditionaldance
Share in the rich history, culture and culinary delights of Greece with dance performances and family-friendly activities and more.
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral
1973 E. Maryland Ave, Phoenix
Watch Chewbacca, Princess Leia and the rest of the Rebel Alliance take on Darth Vader, as the Phoenix Symphony performs John Williams' iconic score to accompany the movie.
1 N. 1st Street, Ste. 200 Phoenix
October 11 Through November 10
The Phoenix Theatre Company performs this five-time Tony winner, which follows 15-year-old math prodigy Christopher Boone as he is accused of killing his neighbor's dog.
The Phoenix Theatre Company
1825 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix
Celebrate the first anniversary of downtown Phoenix's The Churchill with live music, drinks, and food deals.
901 N. 1st St. Phoenix
October 11-13; Select Dates Through November 5
See the Arizona Broadway Theatre welcome the demon barber of Fleet Street. Don't eat any meat pies.
Arizona Broadway Theatre
7701 W. Paradise Lane, Peoria
Tacos. There will be lots and lots of tacos. In addition to all the tacos, the festival features live music, Lucha Libre Wrestling, hot chili pepper eating contests, a chihuahua beauty pageant and more.
Salt River Fields at Talking Stick
7555 N Pima Rd, Scottsdale
Celebrate Latino Pride, where LGBTQ+ Latinxs and allies will celebrate the culture and traditions of the Latinx community.
Corona Ranch and Rodeo Grounds
7611 South 29th Avenue, Phoenix
October 12 Through May 10
Penguins, wolves, and giant snails - oh my. Thirteen installations of more than 1,000 animal sculptures, made from colorful and recyclable plastic by Cracking Art, will come from Milan to grace the garden grounds.
Desert Botanical Garden
1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix
Phoenix's soccer team goes up against Real Monarchs SLC in the penultimate game of the season.
Casino Arena Field
751 N. McClintock Drive, Scottsdale
October 12 Through March 2020
Wonderspaces premiers its new exhibition this weekend, which explores our perceptions with reality.
Scottsdale Fashion Square
7014 E. Camelback Road Scottsdale
The Phoenix New Times hosts their annual food event, showcasing all of the local favorites. Make sure to dress up for the occasion.
Arizona Science Center
600 E Washington Street, Phoenix
X-Games athletes show off their insane skills during this free weekend-long stunt spectacular, performed on BMX bikes, skateboards and scooters.
9500 E. Via de Ventura, Scottsdale
Experience the sights, sounds, and taste of Bulgaria at this festival.
Phoenix Center for the Arts
1202 N. 3rd Street, Phoenix
Go see top musicians and dancers compete for the title of National Samba Queen and King, honing their skills to showcase one of Brazil's cultural treasures.
441 W. Madison Street, Phoenix
Can the Cardinals beat the 2017 Super Bowl winners? Help them out by heading to the game to root them on.
State Farm Stadium
1 Cardinals Dr, Glendale
J Balvin at Talking Stick Resort Arena, October 12
The Neighbourhood at The Van Buren, October 12
Lee Brice at The Arizona State Fair, October 12
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