Get out and explore with stadium tours, free museum admission, and more top things to do this weekend in Phoenix.
University of Phoenix Stadium Tours: July 24-25
Home to the NFL’s Arizona Cardinals, this multipurpose stadium boasts North America’s only retractable stadium roof and rollout grass field. Get up-close with the future host of the College Football Playoff National Championship and NCAA Final Four in a 75-minute walking tour.
Verde Canyon Railroad Starlight Trains: July 25
Thinking about a daytrip this weekend? Head north to the Sedona area and hop on the Verde Canyon Railroad for a Saturday evening Starlight Train ride. The journey begins at at dusk and affords beautiful sunset and moonlight views of the scenic Verde Canyon.
Free outdoor summer concerts: July 24-25
After treating yourself to a little retail therapy, kick back with the summer sounds of live evening performances at some of greater Phoenix’s top shopping destinations. Catch Caribbean and country at Desert Ridge Marketplace, jazz and soul at Tempe Marketplace, and classic rock at the last weekend of Superstition Springs Center‘s concert series.
Free entry to the Heard Museum: July 26
Explore an acclaimed collection of American Indian art and culture at the Heard Museum during the season’s final Summer Sunday. General admission is free, and there is a $5 fee to view the “Super Heroes: Art! Action! Adventure!” exhibit.
Go on a light rail pub crawl
Ditch the car and grab dinner and drinks along the light rail stations up the Central Avenue corridor. Not sure where to start? Check out a local writer’s ‘Drinks by Rail‘ adventure to Bitter & Twisted, Durant’s, Southern Rail and more.