Second Sundays returning to downtown Tempe next month

Sep 20, 2022, 4:15 AM | Updated: 8:04 am

(Facebook Photo/Downtown Tempe - Mill Avenue and Lake Districts)...

(Facebook Photo/Downtown Tempe - Mill Avenue and Lake Districts)

(Facebook Photo/Downtown Tempe - Mill Avenue and Lake Districts)

PHOENIX — As the seasonal weather approaches, the city of Tempe announced its Second Sunday event series will return next month.

The family-friendly event held on the second Sunday of each month from October through March is scheduled to kick off Oct. 9, event organizers said in a press release.

From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., along Mill Avenue, between 3rd Avenue and University Drive, visitors can participate in activities while also supporting local businesses in the heart of the city.

The outdoor market will feature 70 local artisans and makers, live music, pop-up street performances, mini golf and jumbo lawn games.

Mill Avenue will be closed in both directions on days of the event from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. between University Drive and Rio Salado Parkway.

The Tempe Streetcar will remain operating in the northbound lanes of Mill Avenue.

Visitors are advised to take caution while at the event.

Parking for the event is free and located at the 201 South Ash Garage. Other options include free metered street parking or the City Hall parking garage, which is free for the first hour.

Dogs are also allowed to the event.

The event was organized by the Downtown Tempe Authority and the city of Tempe.

To view the full schedule and other upcoming events, visit online.

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