Family and Father’s Day fun highlight our top things to do in Phoenix this weekend:

Father’s Day Weekend: June 13-15
Dad’s big day is this Sunday and we know all families and fathers like to celebrate differently. From brunches and beer specials, to comedy shows and kart racing, we’ve got the details on how to spoil dad in our Father’s Day in Phoenix post.

Octane Raceway

Treat dad to Man Brunch and a race at Octane Raceway

Peter Pan at the Herberger Theater: June 13-15 (and select dates through June 29)
Point you and your family to the second star on the right and go straight on ’till morning – or just head to the Herberger Theater in downtown – and join Peter Pan, Wendy, Captain Hook and the rest of the Neverland gang for this classic musical, brought to you by the Valley Youth Theatre.

Prowl and Play at the Phoenix Zoo: June 14-15
Come see the zoo in a new light as the annual prowl and play dates return for the summer. Families can cool down at the zoo after the sun sets and experience up-close animal encounters, water play areas, a beer and wine bar for the grownups, and more special activities.

Phoenix Zoo Prowl and Play

Photo courtesy of The Phoenix Zoo

Grab a scoop at the top places for ice cream in Phoenix
Us Phoenicians know all the tricks of the trade when it comes to staying cool in the summer. But few ways are more fun – and tasty – than visiting our local ice cream shop. Check out our picks for the top places to get ice cream in Phoenix. Let us know your favorites in the comments below!

Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science: Through September 1
From one desert to another comes this newest exhibit at the Arizona Science Center. See how modern technology is unraveling (pun intended) the secrets of mummies and more of the ancient civilization of Egypt. The exhibit includes a real human mummy, animal mummies, artifacts from ancient Egypt, and research from some of the world’s experts in the field.

Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science

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