No matter where in downtown Phoenix you’re hosting your meeting, you won’t have to go far to find things to do and places to mingle. Downtown’s diverse neighborhoods showcase their personalities in different ways—for one ’hood, it’s live music and craft brews; for another, it’s Major League Baseball and nationally renowned restaurants.
Click on the districts below for suggestions about where to eat, drink, play and meet in each area.
Nightlife options in Phoenix’s urban heart run the gamut from sophisticated to gritty, historic to hipster, and proudly unpretentious to fiercely independent. Explore the scene in this video.
From arts and culture, to dining and nightlife, pro sports and more, we highlight what to do in the city's urban core.
Rent a Grid Bike and pedal off on a two-wheel tour of Central Phoenix's arts and culture scene.
Check out our top picks for midday eats throughout downtown.
Central Avenue's dining scene is brimming with restaurants, some of which have recently opened and others that are well-trenched in dining success.
Hop on the light rail and wine and dine your way through the CenPho food scene at these spots.
Bite Magazine takes us to this downtown hotspot with more than 100 cocktails on the menu, ranging from adventurous to classics.
These six not-to-be-missed Phoenix street artists and muralists are decorating downtown and filling up their Instagram accounts.
Ariel Bracamonte’s passion project—a retro arcade bar—is a game changer for downtown Phoenix’s nightlife scene.
Take a tour with barman Ross Simon to his favorite Central Phoenix cocktail spots.
It's a neighborhood mainstay for when you absolutely, positively have to have a chicken biscuit and a boulevardier after midnight.
In Midtown and Uptown, eat/drink/shop gathering places thrive where strip malls once stood.
This secret garden above I-10 creates a cocoon of tranquility in downtown Phoenix.
The Teapot lets parents retain their latte-sipping sensibilities while their kids frolic in a backyard playground.
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