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.
Explore our seasonal highlights below, or view our full event calendar here.
See, hear and feel the desert at night at the Desert Botanical Garden's flashlight tours, each Saturday night from June 1 to August 31.
Keep cool at these summer art events, exhibitions and performances.
Join the downtown community the first Friday of every month from 6-10 p.m. for one of the nation's largest self-guided art walks.
Catch the action as MLB's Arizona Diamondbacks take to the field all summer long at air-conditioned Chase Field.
Come cheer on the Phoenix Rising FC as they take on United Soccer League opponents all summer long at Casino Arizona Field.
The WNBA's Phoenix Mercury take to the court throughout summer at downtown Phoenix's Talking Stick Resort Arena.
Ready to celebrate the red, white and blue? Here's where to wave a flag, enjoy a fireworks show and celebrate with the family around Greater Phoenix.
July 27: Sip on samples from more than 65 participants in a showcase of the Southwest's most notable brews.
Hike at dawn, float a river midday and pedal through the desert at night.
Get the details on moonlight hikes, stargazing, art walks and more things to do when the summer sun sets.
An avowed ‘night owl’ communes with glowing scorpions and night-blooming cactuses on a guided, after-dark hike.
Whether you’re looking for a mid-summer cooldown or want to work out the kinks with a massage, check out these seasonal spa deals at local resorts.
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