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Summer in the City

Events to Keep You Cool

All Summer Long.

Drinking cold frosty beverages, relaxing in the pool, and enjoying the benefits of a well air-conditioned environment are some of the ways to survive the summer months in Phoenix. No need to beat the heat when there are exciting things happening on every street. Come embrace the summer sun in Downtown Phoenix with awesome events and fun things to do all summer long.

Here are some of the highlights of the season. For a complete list of fun things to do, check out the DTPHX Calendar.

more summer fun

  • Goldilocks

    April 25th 10:00 AM @ Great Arizona Puppet Theater

    The classic story of the little girl who unexpectedly meets up with the three bears. Told with hand puppets, this adorab... more >

  • Jazz Month

    April 25th 11:30 AM @ CityScape

    CityScape is celebrating Jazz Month this April with Live at Lunch performances! Every Tuesday – Friday from 11:30 AM -... more >

  • Planet of the Apes

    April 25th 12:00 PM @ FilmBar Phoenix

    Complex sociological themes run through this science-fiction classic about three astronauts marooned on a futuristic pla... more >

  • Slow Art and Mindfulness

    April 25th 12:00 PM @ Phoenix Art Museum

    Use art and guided meditation to connect to the moment and create a deeper understanding of artworks once per month. Tak... more >

  • Historic Downtown Phoenix Food Tour

    April 25th 02:00 PM @ Taste It Tours

    This three-hour guided walking tour brings you on a culinary voyage through Downtown Phoenix. You will walk through the ... more >

  • Master Z - IP Man Legacy

    April 25th 02:15 PM @ FilmBar Phoenix

    Legendary action director Yuen Woo Ping draws on a stellar cast (Michelle Yeoh, Dave Bautista, Tony Jaa, and Max Zhang) ... more >

  • Superstition Meadery Samples

    April 25th 04:00 PM @ GenuWine Arizona Wine Bar

    Free.... more >

  • The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

    April 25th 04:25 PM @ FilmBar Phoenix

    Toby (Adam Driver) enters a world of time jumping fantasy when he meets "Don Quixote" (Jonathan Pryce), a delusional Spa... more >

  • Wine Tasting

    April 25th 04:30 PM @ Hidden Track Bottle Shop

    Tastings are always free and provide a great opportunity for locals and visitors alike to taste 4-5 unique, high-quality... more >

  • Under Pressure - ADHD And Coping In College

    April 25th 05:00 PM @ Civic Space Park - A. E. England Building

    Is it okay to take Ritalin or Adderall if you don’t have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder? Both are stimulants... more >

  • Flatlander Jim

    April 25th 06:00 PM @ GenuWine Arizona Wine Bar

    A free Superstition Mead tasting, then Flatlander Jim will perform classic hits and originals. Flatlander Jim is the alt... more >

  • Phoenix Poetry Slam

    April 25th 07:00 PM @ The Lost Leaf

    Fifteen poets compete in three rounds of performance poetry judged by five randomly selected members of the audience. No... more >

  • Planet Of The Apes - Ethics In The Apocalypse

    April 25th 07:00 PM @ FilmBar Phoenix

    Hold on to your braaaaaains! This spring, FilmBar and ASU’s Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics are roving the post-apoc... more >

  • Vote For Vania!

    April 25th 07:00 PM @ Valley Bar

    Come down to Valley Bar and meet all-star Phoenix Councilwoman Vania Guevara in person as we encourage people to get out... more >

  • Phoenix College Jazz Combos & Big Band

    April 25th 07:30 PM @ The Nash

    Come enjoy a great evening of music performed by the Phoenix College jazz combos and big band, led by Ryan Anthony, Mary... more >

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