PHOENIX (3TV / CBS 5) – Temperatures are rising and since most of the kids don’t go to school either, many want to have some fun to keep the kids busy or entertain the adults.
1. Barbie pop-up truck
Meet up with Barbie in the SanTan Village on Saturday. It’s an outdoor mobile pop-up shop of Barbie-themed gear, clothing, and more that Barbie lovers can enjoy with their family or group of friends.
When: Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: SanTan Village at 2218 E Williams Field Road Suite 235 in Gilbert
Costs: Free unless you buy some goods between $ 12 and $ 75.
For more information, visit their website here.
2. Opening of the Canacopia Festival
The first Canacopia Festival takes over the East Valley on Saturday. Attendees can sample a variety of craft beers, hard selters, wines, and other spirits from 60 canned spirits and a variety of 16 different brands.
Some of the brands you will see at the event include:
- Ketel One Botanical Splashes
- Tanqueray canned cocktails
- Canned Don Julio Margaritas
- Jose Cuervo canned margaritas
- Mule 2.0 (Moscow Mule in a Can)
- Grand Canyon Liquor in a can
- Coppola canned wine
- Canned wine from Sofia
- High Noon Seltzer
- White Claw Seltzer
- Truly seltzer
- Huss brew craft beer
In addition, all participants must be over 21 years of age.
When: Saturday from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. – divided into two four-hour sessions (12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.)
Where: Eastmark at 101000 East Ray Road in Mesa
Costs: Online pre-sale tickets are $ 68, $ 80 at the event. Designated drivers can get tickets for $ 25.
You can find more information on the event’s website here and you can also purchase tickets online in advance.
3rd Arizona wedding show
Someone you know getting married or are you that someone? The Arizona Wedding Show returns this year to help brides get tips, advice, and more to help them plan their big day. Guests are asked to wear masks while participating.
When: Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Phoenix Convention Center in the South Building at 33 S 3rd Street
Costs: Regular entry is $ 10 when purchased online. Group tickets for five are $ 25 when also purchased online.
Further information and ticket information can be found here.
4th Cruise through the zoo
When: SRP has partnered with the Phoenix Zoo for a special event, Cruise the Zoo. The first day is Sunday, but every Sunday, Monday and Tuesday through August 10th. It is an interactive way to enjoy the zoo from the comfort of your car, similar to a safari.
Where: Phoenix Zoo, 455 North Galvin Parkway
Costs: General admission is $ 65 per car and $ 50 per car for members. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
For more information and ticket information, visit the Phoenix Zoo website here.
After the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted events around the world, festivals and shows are slowly making a comeback, including a Friday night show by Deadmau5 in Rawhide in Chandler for those ages 18 and up.
“We knew when we welcomed our fans back, we had to take this to the next level,” says Thomas Turner, founder of Relentless Beats. “While most fans are just excited to get out there and enjoy music, we had to remind people exactly what Relentless Beats is capable of and what to look forward to in the future. That’s just the beginning.”
When: Doors open at 6:30 p.m. on Friday and the show starts around 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
Where: Rawhide Event Center at 5700 W North Loop Road in Chandler
Costs: General admission is $ 50 plus a service fee of $ 10.75, VIP 21 and older is $ 125 with a service fee of $ 16.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the Relentless Beats website here.
6th Pride Night at Phoenix Rising Football Club
Phoenix Rising opens the month of Pride in Phoenix with their game on Saturday night. $ 5 from every ticket sold and all Pride Night T-shirt purchases will be shared between Phoenix Pride and five other LGBTQ community organizations.
When: Saturday at 7 p.m.
Where: Wild Horse Pass at 19593 S 48th Street in Chandler
Costs: Single game tickets start at $ 22 and go up to $ 118. In addition, Pride T-shirt purchases are separate from tickets.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the Phoenix Rising website here.
7. Starlight Movie Nights
Enjoy the summer evenings out under the Arizona skies while watching a movie in Scottsdale during Starlight Movie Nights. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is the film that is also played.
When: Saturday at 8 p.m. (gates open at 7 p.m.)
Where: Scottsdale Stadium at 7408 E Osborn Road in Scottsdale
Costs: It’s $ 25 for a seat. That’s for one to four people.
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