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Shoutout to Summer Keep Cool in the Heat

Summertime temps routinely reach triple digits in summer, but a 100-degree day in the desert actually feels much more pleasant than an 85-degree day in a locale with heavy humidity. The best thing about summer in Phoenix: It's value season. Prices at our famed resorts, hotels and golf courses plunge to the best rates of the year. So this year, we're giving a shoutout to summer. 

Find our favorite things to do in summer below.

See How Visitors and Locals Enjoy Summer in Greater Phoenix

Want to show off your summer fun? Use the hashtag #myphx when you post. 

Signature Events

Here's some events we're most excited to catch this summer. You can view our full event calendar here.

Special Offers

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Special Offers

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.

Pools

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.

Food & Drink

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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 Activities

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Outdoor Activities

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.

Sports

Go cheer on some of Greater Phoenix's sports teams this summer. Don't worry - most of these arenas and stadiums have air conditioning. 

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