Phoenix Comic Fest

Phoenix Convention Center – 100 North 3rd Street

Phoenix Comic Fest is the signature pop culture experience of the Southwest. It presents the chance for fans to meet with their favorite creators, actors, authors and get their autograph or a photo. Comicon brings out the top comic book writers and artists in the industry, features many genres from pop culture and presents a full weekend of events and activities for the whole family. More Information

Arizona Rattler vs. Nebraska Danger

Talking Stick Resort Arena – 201 E. Jefferson St.

Looking for a sporting event to attend? Bring the whole family to watch the Indoor Football League, where the Arizona Rattlers play against the Nebraska Danger.  You are sure to be entertained by the #1 ranked Rattlers!  More Information

Arizona Caribbean Carnival

Downtown Phoenix
This cultural event is a Trinidad and Tobago style Caribbean Carnival over Memorial Day Weekend, starting with a “Flag Party” on Friday night, followed by an “All White Affair” Party on Saturday night, then the main, featured event on Sunday, a Parade and a Carnival Village featuring Caribbean entertainment, food, dance, arts, crafts and more.  More Information

Rock of Ages

Mesa Arts Center -1 E. Main St.

This jukebox musical, built around classic rock songs from the 1980s, features the music of Styx, Journey, Bon Jovi, Pat Benatar, Twisted Sister, Steve Perry, Poison and Europe among other well-known rock, glam, and metal bands. The story includes young love, nightclubs and the search for stardom. The musical is appropriate for teens and adults.  More Information

 

Spring Arizona Restaurant Week

Various Location – Phoenix 

Amazing state wide event for all food lovers! This is a chance to get outside your own neighborhood and try something new. From sizzling Southwestern to soothing comfort foods. More than 120 restaurants will be offering three-course prix fixe menus. More Information

Cave Creek Balloon Festival

Rancho Manana Golf Course – 5734 E Rancho Manana Blvd

The time has come to light up the Sonoran Desert sky at the annual Cave Creek Balloon Festival at Rancho Mañana Golf Course. Cave Creek’s biggest single day event with great live bands, massive glowing balloons, everyone’s favorite fireworks show and a celebration of a red, white and blue Memorial Day weekend. More Information

Butterfly Wonderland Birthday 

Butterfly Wonderland – 9500 E. Via de Ventura

Visitors are invited to celebrate Butterfly Wonderland’s birthday since its opening date in 2013, with a memorial weekend celebration. Guests will enjoy complimentary face painting, life sized reptile and butterfly characters onsite, a caricature artist, live musical entertainment and much more!  More Information

Movie in the Park: Paddington 2

Gilbert Community Center – 130 N. Oak Street

Bring the whole family for a  movie in the park on the big screen. Bring your blanket or chair for your friends and family and enjoy the outdoors! Outside food and drinks are welcome. More Information

Plein Air Painting Festival

Desert Ridge Marketplace – 21001 N Tatum Blvd

Twenty artists will produce artworks live in the open air that are inspired by Desert Ridge Marketplace. The art will be judged by a panel of renowned artists with Judges Choice ribbons and voting for Best of Show at the end of the afternoon. The pieces will be displayed in a gallery at Desert Ridge Marketplace for guests to view throughout June. Plus, guests can enjoy additional art activities and classes throughout the afternoon! More Information