There’s no denying it, summer in the desert is hot. But that doesn’t mean that it’s short on fun. Whether you’re looking for adult-only events or something where you can bring the kids along, the Valley of the Sun has a lot to offer.

August Events

Phoenix Lock and Key Singles Party

Dorian: 7419 E Indian Plaza Road Scottsdale, AZDate: August 17, 2019Time: 7:00-9:00pmPrice: $21.00


•Interactive and fun way to socialize, make new friends, meet your match or just to have a great time

•Transforms a regular happy hour into the utlimate ice breaker theme

•Every key matches at least 2-3 locks, so depending on how outgoing you are, you could find your first match within minutes!

The Phoenix Salsa/Bachata Festival

The Camby: 2401 East Camelback Road Phoenix, AZ

Date: August 23, 2019- August 26, 2019

Time: 12:00pm-4:00am

Price: $25-$140


•Best in national and international talent to teach, inspire, entertain, and dance with the Phoenix Latin Dance Community

•Three separate rooms: A salsa room, a bachata room, and kizouk room

•Live music and the best DJs in town 

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Blink-182 & Lil Wayne

blink-182 & Lil WayneAk-Chin Pavilion: 2121 N. 83rd Ave. 85035 Phoenix, AZDate: August 5, 2019Time: Doors open at 7:00pmPrice: Tickets start at $29.99


•Lil Wayne


•…enough said!

Mary J. Blige & Nas

Ak-Chin Pavilion: 2121 N. 83rd Ave. 85035 Phoenix, AZDate: August 9, 2019Time: Doors open at 8:00pmPrice: $30.99


•Mary J. Blige


•Living legends!

The Rolling Stones

State Farm Stadium: 1 Cardinals Drive 85305 Glendale, AZ

Date: August 26, 2019

Time: Door open at 8:00pm

Price: Tickets starting at $22.25


No Filter Tour

•Rescheduled from May 7, 2019

•It’s The Rolling Stones

Kacey Musgraves

Comerica Theater: 400 West Washington Street 85003 Phoenix, AZ

Date: August 27, 2019

Time: Doors open at 8:00pm

Price: Tickets starting at $43.50


Oh, What a World: Tour II

•Opening Act: Poolside

•A night with country’s sweetheart

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On Par Golf Networking

The Phoenician Golf Club: 6000 East Camelback Road Scottsdale, AZDate: August 29, 2019Time: 3:00pmPrice: $39.99


•Includes a drink

• 9-hole random pairing & play till dark•$100 prize to winning team•Sponsor Giveaways

D-Backs Bar Crawl

Chase Field: 401 East Jefferson Street Phoenix, AZ 85004Date: August 31, 2019Time: 12:00pm-8:00pmPrice: Super Early bird tickets available for $20


•Exclusive entry to the pregame Crawl inside Chase Field (Crawlers only 12:00PM to 2:30PM!)

•A ticket to see the D-backs take on the Dodgers after the crawl

•Raffle Prizes

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Fun for Kids

Slide the Rails

McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park: 7301 E. Indian Bend Road Scottsdale, AZ

Date: August 3, 2019

Time: 9:00am-12:00pm

Price: $10 for ages 3+, Free for kids under 2


•7 different water inflatables and slides

•A water inflatable specifically designated for kids 2-4

•Rides on trains and carousel included with wristband

The Wiggles Party Time Tour

Orpheum Theatre, 203 W. Adams St., Phoenix

Date: August 5, 2019

Time: 6:30pm

Price: $40


•Kids can sing and dance to their favorite songs

•Fun for the whole family

•New songs along with the greatest hits

Toddler Test Kitchen

Arizona Science Center: 600 E. Washington Street Phoenix, AZ

Date: August 10, 2019

Time: 10:00am-12:00pm

Price: $30 per participating child,  adults/caregivers are free


•Culinary adventure for kids two to six

•Hands on parents/child cooking class

•Increase children’s’ self-confidence and help with picky-eating tendencies.

Slime Vegas Arizona Takeover

Hyatt Regency Scottsdale : 7500 E. Doubletree Ranch Road Scottsdale, AZDate: August 10, 2019Time: 11:00am-5:00pmPrice: $40-$92

Note: Las Vegas’ popular event comes to Scottsdale for one slime-tastic  day!


•Slime workshops




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My Pet Dinosaur

Great Arizona Puppet Theater: 302 W. Latham St. Phoenix, AZ

Date: August 15, 2019

Time: 10:00-11:00am

Price: $8-$12

•Recommended for ages 5+

•Puppet show about a boy getting a dinosaur egg for his birthday

•Colorful and fun!

Never Grow Up Family Festival

Never Grow Up Family FestivalRichi’s Diner: 17221 N. Litchfield Rd #50, Surprise, Arizona

Date: August 18, 2019Time: 3:00-6:00pmPrice: $5 for kids aged 3+, Free for adults & kids under 2


•PJ party

•Pancakes and mimosas for parents

•characters, face painting, crafts, boutique shopping, tasty treats, games & entertainment

Arizona Cardinals Training Camp

State Farm Stadium: 1 Cardinals Dr, Glendale, AZDate: August 1, 3, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 17

Time: Vary based on date. See website: Free



•Autograph sessions


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