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Weekend guide: Here are the biggest events around the Valley for July 1-3

Jul 1, 2022, 4:25 AM

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(L-R: Pexels Photo, Ethan Miller/Getty Images, Facebook Photo/Salt River Tubing)

(L-R: Pexels Photo, Ethan Miller/Getty Images, Facebook Photo/Salt River Tubing)

PHOENIX — An early start on Independence Day celebrations, WWE Smackdown visits the Valley and Salt River Tubing are just a few things to do in the Valley this weekend.

Here are some of the biggest events around the metro Phoenix area.

Also, check out our Fourth of July map to help find the closest patriotic event to you throughout the weekend and on Monday.


Phoenix

  • WWE Smackdown
    • Day: Friday
    • Time: 4:45 p.m.
    • Venue: Footprint Center (201 E. Jefferson St.)
  • Phoenix Farmers Market
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    • Venue: Phoenix Bioscience Core (435 N. 5th St.)
  • Always…Patsy Cline
    • Day: Each day
    • Times: 8 p.m. on Friday, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Saturday, 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Sunday
    • Venue: Phoenix Theatre Company (1825 N. Central Ave.)
  • How to Make an American Son
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Sunday
    • Venue: Herberger Theatre Center (222 E. Monroe St.)

Scottsdale

  • Red, White & Choo & Choo
    • Day: Sunday
    • Time 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Venue: McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park (7301 E. Indian Bend Rd.)

Mesa

  • XIXA
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 7:30 p.m.
    • Venue: Mesa Arts Center (1 E. Main St.)
  • Salt River Tubing
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
    • Venue: Salt River Tubing (9200 N. Bush Hwy.)

Glendale

Tempe

  • Paul Oakenfold
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 9 p.m.
    • Venue: Marquee Theatre (730 N. Mill Ave.)

Anthem

Avondale

Buckeye

Carefree

Chandler

  • Out Of The Blue Exhibit
    • Day: Friday and Saturday
    • Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday
    • Venue: Chandler Center for the Arts (250 N. Arizona Ave.)

Fountain Hills

  • First at the Fountain
    • Day: Friday
    • Time: 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
    • Venue: Fountain Park (12925 N. Saguaro Blvd.)

Peoria

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Weekend guide: Here are the biggest events around the Valley for July 1-3