Gold Rush Music Festival, Arizona Restaurant Week, and more highlight our top things to do in Phoenix this weekend.
Oktoberfest events are in full swing, as well as the end of Arizona Restaurant Week and some music festivals.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Diego Padres
After a standoff earlier this month, the Diamondbacks take on San Diego's Padres again each night this weekend.
401 E Jefferson St, Phoenix
Ballet Arizona: Director's Choice Ballet
Enjoy this mix of classic, modern, and avant-garde ballet at one of Phoenix's most beautiful and historic venues.
203 W Adams Street, Phoenix
Fall Arizona Restaurant Week
Release your inner foodie - and make your reservations - for the last weekend of Fall ARW. Over 150 Arizona restaurants invite you to indulge in three gourmet courses for just $33 or $44 per person. See some of our picks here.
Fountain Hills Oktoberfest
Oktoberfest season kicks off at Fountain Hills. Take a swig of some German beer while watching the iconic fountain. If you wear dirndl or lederhosen, you get in free.
12925 N Saguaro Blvd, Fountain Hills
Goldrush Music Festival
September 27-September 28
The Goldrush Music Festival returns to Rawhide this weekend, with renowned headliners including Alison Wonderland, Blossom, Destructo, DJ Scheme, Don Diablo, Dr Fresch, Funtcase, Killy, Kyle Watson and more. Purchase tickets and view the lineup schedule here.
Rawhide Western Town
5700 W North Loop Rd, Chandler
Music of Billy Joel and More at The Phoenix Symphony
The Phoenix Symphony teams up with vocalist and pianist Michael Cavanaugh, who was handpicked by Billy Joel to star in the hit Broadway musical Movin' Out, to bust out a collection of rock 'n' roll classics.
1 N. 1st St., Ste. 200, Phoenix
The dramatic early years of renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright gets the Arizona Opera treatment at this event. Be prepared for affairs, murder and fire.
Herberger Theater Center
222 E. Monroe St., Phoenix
2019 Scottsdale Beer Fest - Oktoberfest Edition
Sample 24 beer tastings from multiple breweries in Old Town Scottsdale.
7295 E. Stetson Drive, Scottsdale
Downtown Phoenix Oktoberfest
Live polka music, wurst competitions, and lots of beer. Downtown Phoenix will be filled to the brim with lederhosen.
Civic Space Park
424 N. Central Ave., Ste. 230, Phoenix
Family Fun Action & Adventure Festival!
The OdySea Aquarium transforms into an action-packed playground, with all sorts of games and activities, as well as your favorite superheroes, like Batman and Captain America.
9500 E. Via de Ventura, Scottsdale
Hay Day Music Fest
Hometown favorites Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers, The Pistoleros and Las Calakas will all be performing at this festival, which includes some food and drink from Pedal Haus Brewery and Ted’s Refreshments.
Hayden Square Amphitheater
404 S. Mill Ave, Tempe
Steak & Sushi Classic
Sample more than 40 gourmet menu options of steak, sushi and more at this Rock the Fork event.
Unexpected Art Gallery
734 W. Polk St., Phoenix
Arizona Cardinals vs. Seattle Seahawks
The Cardinals defend the home field against the 2014 Super Bowl champions.
State Farm Stadium
1 Cardinals Drive, Glendale
Sandbox Music Festival
This first-ever music festival will take you to the Old Town Road, because Lil Nas X is headlining.
1901 N Alma School Road, Mesa