Ready for the weekend? Here are just some of the cool events happening around Phoenix, including movie night in the park after dark, a beerfest, Brazilian party and street festival at the zoo.
Cool off by joining Elsa and Anna in the snowy kingdom of Arendelle at City Lights Movie Night this Friday. Head out to Patriots Park at CityScape for a free screening of Frozen under the city lights. This free, family friendly event will include giveaways, contests, and prizes. To top it off, be one of the first 50 guests and receive free frozen yogurt from Yogurt Time.
Kick off the grilling season at Queen Creek Olive Mill as they cook up local, non-GMO sweet corn. Visit The Pit, their outdoor bar and grill, to get your hands on burgers, sandwiches, and four different types of sweet corn: classic, herb and parmesan, roasted garlic and black pepper, and chile lime. Fill your plate, listen to live music, and sip on craft beer at this fun and free event for all ages.
Queen Creek Olive Mill, 25062 S. Meridian Road, Queen Creek
Queen Creek Olive Mill
Party like it’s 1904 this Saturday evening at the 11th annual Bloomin’ Beerfest. Throw on your best Irish attire and come out to the Irish Cultural Center to commemorate Ulysses, the famous novel by James Joyce. Ticket prices include beer tastings, live Irish music, book readings, and food vendors.
The Irish Cultural Center, 1106 N Central Ave, Phoenix
The Irish Cultural Center
Watch the night come alive this Saturday at Prowl and Play, the kid’s street festival at the Phoenix Zoo. Bring the whole family to enjoy entertainment including acrobatic performances, roaming magicians, musical performances, and face painting. Visit the Lakeside Lawn to cool off on waterslides, a splash zone, and more.
Phoenix Zoo, 455 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix
Prowl & Play at Phoenix Zoo
Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Brazilian culture this weekend at the Musical Instrument Museum. Attend samba workshops, watch musical performances, and grab a bite to eat at the café with dishes from Brazil.
Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd, Phoenix
Experience Brazil at Musical Instrument Museum