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Weekend guide: Here are the biggest events around metro Phoenix for May 19-21

May 19, 2023, 4:05 AM | Updated: 2:38 pm

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PHOENIX — An event to say farewell to the Metrocenter Mall and various theatre performances lead events in the Valley this weekend.

We’ve made a list of some places to go, things to do and people to see this Friday through Sunday.

Here are some of the biggest events around metro Phoenix this weekend.


Phoenix

  • Dermot Kennedy
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 7:30 p.m.
    • Venue: Arizona Financial Theatre (400 W. Washington St.)
  • Private Lives
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: 7;30 p.m. on Friday, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, 2 p.m. on Sunday
    • Venue: Herberger Theater Center (222 E. Monroe St.)
  • Taco Fest
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
    • Address: 1st and Moreland streets

Scottsdale

  • Immersive Monet
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: Varies
    • Venue: Lighthouse Artspace (4301 N. Scottsdale Rd.)

Glendale 

Mesa

  • Joy Alexander
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 7:30 p.m.
    • Venue: Mesa Arts Center (1 E. Main St.)
  • 9 to 5
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. on Sunday
    • Venue: Mesa Arts Center (1 E. Main St.)

Peoria 

  • Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: 5:30 p.m. on Friday, 12 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, 12 p.m. on Sunday
    • Venue: Arizona Broadway Theatre (7701 W. Paradise Ln.)

Tempe

  • A Solder’s Play
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: 7:30 p.m. on Friday, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Sunday
    • Venue: ASU Gammage (1200 S. Forest Ave.)

Chandler

Apache Junction

Fountain Hills

Queen Creek

  • Monster Truck Wars
    • Day: Saturday and Sunday
    • Time: 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Saturday, 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday
    • Venue: Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre (20464 E. Riggs Rd.)

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Weekend guide: Here are the biggest events around metro Phoenix for May 19-21