Westgate Bike Night
Hundreds of bikes line Coyotes Boulevard. Entertainment, deals and discounts from Westgate merchants. All riders are welcome. You don’t have to have a bike to attend. Free admission. Westgate City Center, Glendale.
Thursdays Now thru June 27th 2013
Friday Night Franks
A unique outdoor cookout experience in the Sonoran desert. Live entertainment, Native American storytelling, horseshoes, wagon rides, and an old fashioned wiener roast. Free admission, charge for food and beverages. Fort McDowell Adventures. http://www.fortmcdowelladventures.com/create-your-adventure/friday-night-franks/
Every Friday night in May until Memorial Day 2013
Spring Butterfly Exhibit
Visitors to the Marshall Butterfly Pavilion can expect to see hundreds of butterflies housed in a spacious 36-by-80-foot flight enclosed garden that recreates a habitat that is most appealing to butterflies. Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix.
Now – May 12th 2013
Vegetables, fruits, herbs, flowers, breads, jams, cheeses, juices, local specialty foods and crafts. Several locations throughout the Valley.
All throughout May 2013
Arizona Survivalist Show
A fundraiser for the Commemorative Air Force Museum, which houses many WWII vintage aircraft fighters, bombers, and trainers. Local Arizona vendors that cater to the Survivalist / Prepper community. Mini-seminars. https://arizonasurvivalistshow.com/
April 26th – 28th 2013
Artists, crafters and jewelers exhibit and sell items in a family-friendly, festive environment.SouthBridge, Downtown Scottsdale. Free admission. http://www.artisanmarketsaz.com/
Every Thursday in May 2013
Arizona Diamondbacks Baseball
The Arizona Diamondbacks play professional Baseball at Chase Field. Video: Chase Field Tour. http://arizona.diamondbacks.mlb.com/index.jsp?c_id=ari
All throughout May 2013
Visit more than 100 downtown Phoenix art galleries, studios and art spaces. Free.
May 3rd 2013
May 3rd – 5th 2013
Motorcycles on Main
The streets of downtown Mesa are closed to all but bikers and people who love motorcycles. Music, food, beer garden. Free admission.
Friday May 3rd 2013
Rock and roll all day. Quail Run Park, Mesa.
May 4th 2013
Centerline Artwerks | First Saturdays
Features live performing artists, local painters, sculptors, dancers and musicians. Just east of Murphy Park at 58th Avenue north of Glendale Avenue, event goers will have the opportunity to watch artists at work as well as tour the historic area. Free to attend.
May 4th 2013
Blues, Bruise and BBQs
Blues bands, body-painting competition, beer gardens, entertainment. Goodyear.
May 5th 2013
2nd Friday Night Out
Art, dining, shopping, activities, entertainment, and fun. Main between Center and Country Club in Mesa. The information booth located on Main and Macdonald has a map of the evening's activities and locations. Bring your kids. Bring your dog. Free.
May 10th 2013
Neon Splash Dash
Combines a 3-mile Fun Run/Walk with an After Glow Party, with performers and entertainment. Runners will dance to the pumped up music as they cross through different colored Glow Spray Zones. In each Zone, you will be sprayed with Glow Water while being illuminated with high intensity U.V. black lights. , Scottsdale. \
The Ameri”CAN” Canned Craft Beer Festival
Celebrating the craft beer movement. Award Ceremony, live entertainment, food, VIP, beer science garden, beer Olympics and over 40 local and national breweries celebrating the canned craft beer revolution. Scottsdale Civic Center Amphitheater.
May 18th 2013
Hot Summer Nights Concert Series
Hear live bands on High Street at CityCenter of CityNorth. Concerts are free. Restaurant specials, other activities (charges may apply).
May 11th, 18th, and 25th 2013
May 18th – May 27th 2013
Mother's Day Events
Each year there are a variety of events, activities and dining specials to celebrate that special Mom in your life.
- · Ballet Presents Topia at Desert Botanical Garden
- · Big Surf – Bring 5 non-perishable food items and Mom gets in free; others receive 50% off!
- · Take Mom to the Diamondbacks Game
- · Tea at the Ritz-Carlton in Phoenix
- · Mothers Day Tea at the Hackett House
Throughout May 2013
Memorial Day Observances and Events
There are community events, concerts, and observances on Memorial Day weekend.
Please see some of the links below to view various Memorial Day events.
Presenting guests and programming for hobbyists by attracting the top segments of the comics, anime, sci-fi, film, tv, and gaming industries. Phoenix Convention Center and Hyatt Regency, downtown Phoenix.
May 23rd – May 26th 2013
Get Back: A Tribute to The Beatles
Back by popular demand! The Paradise Valley Community College faculty ensemble brings Beatles Mania and another authentic performance back to the Garden once again! http://www.dbg.org/shop/events-exhibitions/get-back-a-musical-tribute-to-the-beatles-5-31-13
May 31st 2013
Phoenix Bridal Show
Vendors for products and services for all your wedding needs. Downtown Phoenix.
June 9th 2013