Arizona Taco Festival, the opening weekend of Electric Desert at the Desert Botanical Garden and the inaugural Latino Pride Festival highlight the top things to do in Phoenix this weekend.

Arizona Taco Festival

Saturday and Sunday


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Tacos. There will be lots and lots of tacos. In addition to all the tacos, the festival features live music, Lucha Libre Wrestling, hot chili pepper eating contests, a chihuahua beauty pageant and more.

Salt River Fields at Talking Stick
7555 N Pima Rd, Scottsdale 



Latino Pride Festival


South Phoenix's Corona Ranch and Rodeo Grounds is the site of the inaugural Latino Pride Festival, where LGBTQ Latinos and allies will celebrate the culture and traditions of the Latino community.

Corona Ranch and Rodeo Grounds
7611 S 29th Ave, Laveen Village



Phoenix Greek Festival

Friday to Sunday

Share in the rich history, culture and culinary delights of Greece with dance performances and family-friendly activities and more.

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral
1973 E. Maryland Ave, Phoenix



Four Peaks Oktoberfest at Tempe Town Lake

Friday to Sunday


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Strap on your finest lederhosen and head to Tempe Town Lake for a weekend of revelry at the annual Four Peaks Oktoberfest. Beers, brats, polka, lots of local bands, carnival rides and more highlight the festivities.

Tempe Beach Park
80 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe



Electric Desert at Desert Botanical Garden

October 12 to May 12, 2019 (Excluding the month of December)

Light, sound and the desert landscape unite in a mesmerizing display at the Desert Botanical Garden's Electric Desert installation. It opens this Friday and runs through May 12 of next year (excluding December when the garden's annual Las Noches de las Luminarias takes place), but don't wait for the last minute: Tickets are required and they'll no doubt sell quick. 

Desert Botanical Garden
1201 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix



Things to do for Halloween

From haunted house scares to family-friendly pumpkin patch fun, Halloween festivities are in full swing throughout the metro area. Get the scoop on things to do for Halloween in Phoenix