Weekend guide: Here are the biggest events around metro Phoenix for May 26-28

May 26, 2023, 4:05 AM

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PHOENIX — There’s plenty of things to do around the Valley this Memorial Day weekend, such as taking in a Diamondbacks game with the Boston Red Sox coming to town, attending the Justin Moore concert or visiting the various farmers markets.

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.


  • Private Lives
    • Day: Saturday and Sunday
    • Time: 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, 2 p.m. on Sunday
    • Venue: Herberger Theater Center (222 E. Monroe St.)


  • Immersive Monet
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: Varies
    • Venue: Lighthouse Artspace (4301 N. Scottsdale Rd.)
  • Justin Moore
    • Day: Friday
    • Time: 8 p.m.
    • Venue: Taking Stick Resort (9800 E. Talking Stick Way)
  • Bella Donna
    • Day: Friday and Saturday
    • Time: 7:30 p.m. each day
    • Venue: Casino Arizona (524 N. 92nd St.)



  • Desert Challenge Games
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: Begins at 8 a.m. on Friday and Saturday, 7 a.m. on Sunday
    • Venue: Mesa Community College (1833 W. Southern Ave.)
  • 9 to 5
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, 2:30 p.m. on Sunday
    • Venue: Mesa Arts Center (1 E. Main St.)


  • 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.)


  • Mickey Avalon
    • Day: Friday
    • Time: 7:30 p.m.
    • Venue: Marquee Theatre

Apache Junction

  • Summer Kick off Pool Party
    • Day: Friday
    • Time: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Venue: Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center (1091 W. Southern Ave.)

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Weekend guide: Here are the biggest events around metro Phoenix for May 26-28