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Things to do in the Phoenix metro area this weekend: September 23-25


Check out all the fairs, music festivals and dance celebrations happening in the Phoenix metro area from September 23-25:

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Fairs and festivals

Arizona State Fair – Phoenix

The Arizona State Fair returns this weekend, featuring rides, carnival games, a circus, live music and all kinds of entertainment for the whole family.

Free Action Adventure Festival – Scottsdale

“Meet your favorite action heroes, fly on a zipline, enjoy bouncy houses and slides, face painting, live entertainment, action-packed performances, raffle prizes and giveaways, and local vendors for go shopping !”

Somos Peoria 2022

Somos Peoria is a multicultural festival celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. This city-sponsored flagship event takes place in Old Town Peoria on Washington Street, just southwest of Grand Avenue. Enjoy live music and entertainment from El Chicano, Latin Breed and Mariachi Divas.

Food and drink

The Roundup Food Truck Festival

The West Valley Mavericks Foundation will host its annual food truck rally event, complete with fireworks, a DJ and free entertainment for kids. The event benefits the 100 Club.

11th Annual Rockin’ Taco Street Festival – Chandler

“A food, music and cultural celebration, Rockin’ Taco Street Fest will feature creative tacos from 20 local restaurants and food trucks. Wash it all down with Fresh Fruit Fresca, Cerveza, Artisan Margaritas, Micheladas and more!”

Oktoberfest at the Fountain – Fountain Hills

Fountain Hills OKTOBERFEST AT THE FOUNTAIN is truly an authentic Bavarian-style family celebration… We left no stone unturned in the authentic details, including long blue and white upholstered tables where attendees can chat with neighbors and meet new friends. new friends. Sing along to old German songs and dance a jig on our dance floor while enjoying the music of a live German band.”


Freestyle Festival – Tempé

“Stevie B., Lisa Lisa, Taylor Dayne, Expose, Special Guest Berlin and many other major artists will take the stage on Saturday, September 24, 2022 at Tempe Beach Park in Tempe, Arizona.

The Freestyle Festival transforms Tempe Beach Park into an all-day 80s flashback dance party with a stacked lineup of superstars, craft food and drink, art installations and much more!

Hearts on Fire Music Festival – Avondale

“Join us for the first annual Hearts On Fire Music Festival featuring All American Rejects, Boys Like Girls, Mayday Parade, Set It Off, Cray and Young Misery at the Marquee Theatre.”

Other activities

Desperado LGBTQ+ Film and Arts Festival – Phoenix

“The Desperado LGBTQ+ Film Festival is an event organized by the Desperado Film Club, a student organization of Paradise Valley Community College. Desperado’s mission is to showcase quality films that relate to the experiences of the LGBTQ+ community. Our goal is to creating an event is educational, instructive, entertaining and enjoyable.In addition to film screenings, local artists and photographers are featured in the art gallery.

Con Phoenix 2022 sneakers

“The World’s Greatest Sneaker Show is coming back to Phoenix and Sneaker Con is right around the corner! Make sure you’re in the building with all your heat and be ready to buy, sell and trade all things sneaker/ streetwear and much more!”

Superstition Village Tiki Marketplace – Queen Creek

“Polynesian Tiki arts and crafts vendors, live music from Moonlight Magic, Hula dancers from the Kūliaikapono Hula studio, live Tiki carving, food and drink, a limited-edition Tiki mug produced by Oakwash, and more. FREE admission, the first 100 entrants get a limited edition art print.”

AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour

The Footprint Center in downtown Phoenix has hosted many sporting events, but this is a first: a professional sand beach volleyball tournament. The top six men’s and women’s teams of the 2022 season compete in a single-elimination tournament.

Arizona Dance Festival

Dance companies from all over the valley will show their choreography and dance moves this weekend.

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