The Phoenix Pizza Festival, Downtown Donut Fest, and the Arizona Hip Hop Festival highlight our top things to do in Phoenix this weekend.

 

Canal Convergence

Through Sunday

 

It's your last weekend to experience Canal Convergence, as the Scottsdale waterfront transforms into a large-scale art experience. Visitors can stroll the banks and discover ten contemporary public art displays, participate in workshops, listen to live music, join a community bike ride and more. 

Scottsdale Waterfront
4420 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale 85251

 

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix in Concert

Through Sunday

 

No muggles allowed at this performance. Listen to the Phoenix Symphony play the score of Harry's fifth adventure, as the film is projected behind them. 

Symphony Hall
1 N. 1st St. Ste. 200, Phoenix

 

Mesa Music Festival

Through Saturday

 

Catch a mix of emerging artists and world-famous acts play at various venues through downtown Mesa, including Hoobastank as the headliner. The best part? It's free. 

Downtown Mesa
Main Street, Mesa

 

Phoenix Pizza Festival

Saturday

 

An entire festival dedicated to everyone's favorite food. If you need any more convincing, picture this: the Valley's best pizza makers put their cheesy pies on the market for just $2 or $4 dollar a piece. Take a break in between slices listening to live music or challenging your friends to lawn games. Get your hands on tickets now so you can get your hands on pizza later.

Margaret T. Hance Park
67 W Culver St, Phoenix

 

Arizona Hip Hop Festival

Saturday-Sunday

 

The sixth annual Arizona Hip Hop Festival returns this weekend, featuring a huge mix of local and international performers, along with art, dancing and food. This year the festival takes place in Phoenix's Warehouse District on two stages. 

The Pressroom
441 W Madison St., Phoenix

 

Mac and Cheese Fest

Saturday-Sunday

 

A two-day ode to mac and cheese commences this Saturday at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. Work your way through over 20 mac and cheese creations from top chefs from around town and wash down the cheesy creations with some craft beer. 

Salt River Fields at Talking Stick
7555 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale

 

Dogs' Day at the Garden

Saturday

 

The Desert Botanical Garden has gone to the dogs this Saturday. Take a walk on garden trails, meet other dog lovers, heel for family photo opportunities and shop and enjoy samples with your pup. 

Desert Botanical Garden
1201 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix

 

Kierland POP

Saturday

 

Though this festival lasts throughout the weekend, Saturday is the day to be there. With a multitude of live art installations, you won't know where to look first - some pieces might even walk right past you. 

Kierland Commons
15205 N. Kierland Blvd., Scottsdale

 

Arizona Coyotes vs. Calgary Flames

Saturday

 

The Coyotes take on Calgary for a home game this Saturday. 

Gila River Arena
9400 W. Maryland Ave., Glendale

 

Downtown Donut Fest

Sunday


Donut lovers unite in downtown Phoenix this Sunday. Feast your eyes (and your stomach) on the valley's best donuts from 15 different shops.  Festivalgoers can also devour draft beer, mimosas, and coffee while listening to music.

Margaret T. Hance Park
67 W Culver St, Phoenix

 

Victoria T. Rex at Arizona Science Center

Sunday Through May 25

 

The world's largest touring Tyrannosaurus rex is making her debut at the Arizona Science Center starting Sunday. Come get a glimpse of this mammoth, named Victoria, the second most complete T. rex skeleton on record.

Arizona Science Center
600 E. Washington St., Phoenix

 

Arizona Cardinals vs. San Francisco 49ers

Sunday

 

The Cardinals are halfway through the season as they face off against the 49ers. 

State Farm Stadium
1 Cardinals Dr, Glendale

 

Concerts

Bad Bunny at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Friday

Young Thug at Comerica Theatre, Friday

The Black Keys at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Saturday

As I Lay Dying at The Van Buren, Saturday

Christian Nodal at Comerica Theatre, Saturday

T-Pain at Marquee Theatre, Saturday

Maná at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Sunday