Summer temps got you down (and inspiring you to hide inside?) Don't give in: There are still ways to get out and have fun in Phoenix this weekend, and we've got the details.


Sips and Sweets

June 17

Raise your glass at the annual Sips & Sweets event at the Sheraton Grand Phoenix this Saturday. Treat yourself to unlimited food samples from over 20 of the city's top pastry chefs, candy makers, and food artisans. Tickets start at just $25, and include handcrafted cocktail tastings from some of Phoenix's most respected mixologists.

340 N 3rd St, Phoenix

Sips & Sweets


Backyard Games Day

June 17

Take your favorite backyard games to new heights (and indoors) in a 120,000 sq/ft facility this Saturday. Uncover your hidden talents in giant inflatable obstacle courses, life-size connect four, or even football bowling at WestWorld of Scottsdale. 

16601 N Pima Rd, Scottsdale


Spark! After Dark

June 17

Come one, come all to Mesa Arts Center's last Spark! After Dark event of the season. Celebrate the allure and enchantment of the carnival with roaming stilt walkers, tarot card reading, ring toss, and more at this themed, family-friendly evening.

1 E Main St, Mesa

Spark Mesa Festival of Creativity


Father's Day Activities

June 18

Still searching for the perfect way to treat Dad this Father's Day? How about free admission to the Children's Museum or discounted tickets at the Odysea Aquarium? Check out the rest of the activities and dining deals on our Father's Day blog


Performances Happening this Weekend

  • Beauty and the Beast, a Broadway favorite at Arizona Broadway Theater: Friday through Sunday

  • Oz, a timeless Wizard of Oz musical at Mesa Arts Center: Friday through Sunday

  • The Wizard of Oz, Valley Youth Theater performs at Herberger Theater: Friday through Sunday

  • Aida, winner of four Tony awards at Hale Center Theatre: Friday through Sunday

  • Outdoor Music at the Desert Botanical Garden on Friday and McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park on Saturday. 


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