The Desert Made Me Do It Keep Cool in the Heat
Even as the temperatures rise, the centuries-old Sonoran Desert continually inspires new ways for each of us to embrace the summer months in Phoenix. To explore the extraordinary. To seek new perspectives. And to find the coolest ways to beat the heat.
Yes, the perfect excuse to discover all Greater Phoenix has to offer this summer has been here all along.
See How Visitors and Locals Enjoy Summer in Greater Phoenix
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Here's some events we're most excited to catch this summer. You can view our full event calendar here.
Special OffersBack to Top of List
One of the best things about summer in Greater Phoenix is the discounts offered by local attractions, resorts and hotels, and more. See our roundup of great offers below.
PoolsBack to Top of List
Pool season is year-round here, but they are unbeatable to have in summertime. Take a dive into our picks for the best pools around town, whether you're looking to party, sip a cocktail on a lounge chair or float down a lazy river.
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Food & Drink
Locals here know when the heat is approaching, so businesses prepare ahead of time with a bevvy of ice-cold cocktails, frozen treats and more. Find some of the best things to sip and nibble on in the area.
Outdoor ActivitiesBack to Top of List
Even though temperatures are in the triple digits, there's still plenty of ways to enjoy the outdoors. Take your pick of options, ranging from a round of golf to a cruise down the majestic Salt River. You can also find some outdoor safety tips to make sure you enjoy our Sonoran Desert in the best way possible.
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Go cheer on some of Greater Phoenix's sports teams this summer. Don't worry - most of these arenas and stadiums have air conditioning.