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Weekend guide: Here are the biggest events around metro Phoenix for Aug. 12-14

Aug 12, 2022, 4:25 AM
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PHOENIX — The Mercury closing out their regular season, Billy Idol coming to town and a new event in Tempe are just a few things to do this weekend in metro Phoenix.

Here are some of the biggest events around the Valley.


Phoenix

  • Billy Idol
    • Day: Friday
    • Time: 7:30 p.m.
    • Venue: Celebrity Theatre (440 N. 32nd St.)
  • 2022 Best Fest
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Venue: Events on Jackson (245 E. Jackson St.)
  • Phoenix Farmers Market
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    • Venue: Phoenix Bioscience Core (435 N. 5th St.)
  • Big Time Rush
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 8 p.m.
    • Venue: Arizona Financial Theatre (400 W. Washington St.)
  • Flashlight Nights
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Venue: Desert Botanical Garden (1201 N. Galvin Parkway)

Mesa

  • Salt River Tubing
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
    • Venue: Salt River Tubing (9200 N. Bush Hwy.)

Scottsdale

Tempe

  • Brews + Views + BBQ
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: Noon to 5 p.m.
    • Venue: Skysill Rooftop Lounge (11 E. Seventh Street)
  • Park After Dark
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 7 p.m. 10 p.m.
    • Venue: 6th Street Park (24 E. Sixth Street)

Carefree

Chandler

  • RAD Bowl-a-thon
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Venue: AMF Chandler Lanes (1900 N. Arizona Ave.)

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Weekend guide: Here are the biggest events around metro Phoenix for Aug. 12-14