Usher in cool thoughts this warm weekend with a craft beer festival, a snowy day at the Phoenix Zoo, an indoor vintage market and the rest of our top things to do in Phoenix this weekend.

Real Wild and Woody Beer Festival: July 18
Beer lovers, welcome to hops heaven. Join the Arizona Craft Brewers Guild at downtown’s Phoenix Convention Center in a celebration of craft beer culture and sample from over 50 participating breweries.

Attendees sample a craft brew at Real Wild and Woody Beer Festival

Real Wild and Woody attendees sample a craft brew (Photo credit: Arizona Craft Brewers Guild)

Tour Chase Field
Get to know the ins and outs of this impressive ballpark and home to the Arizona Diamondbacks on a guided visit. Tours last around 75 minutes and are also available in Spanish.

Winter in July at the Phoenix Zoo: July 18
Snow in Phoenix? Only in July! See it for yourself at the Phoenix Zoo’s winter-themed Saturday event. Enjoy fun activities, chances to see the animals, and over 60 tons of snow around the park.

An Andean bear plays in the snow during Winter in July (Photo courtesy of the Phoenix Zoo)

An Andean bear plays in the snow during Winter in July (Photo credit: The Phoenix Zoo)

Treat yourself to a midsummer spa day
While you indulge in a luxurious spa treatment at one of our area resorts, relax knowing you’re saving big with summer deals. Find massages, wrap, facials, scrubs, and more services on our summer spa specials blog post.

Front Porch Pickins Vintage and Handmade Market: July 17-18
It’s all things rustic and retro at this two-day indoor market, featuring handmade and antique goods from over 40 vendors and food trucks to sate your appetite while you shop.

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