Things to Do September in Phoenix, AZ

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9/11 Memorial Events 

Observances around Phoenix to honor the victims and heroes of the terrorist attacks on America on September 11, 2001. 
     Visit the Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza -

     Take a trip to Tucson and participate in the 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb-

     Visit Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts as the City of Scottsdale     Commemorates 9/11.  September 9 - 13.


Arizona Diamondbacks Baseball

Arizona Cardinals Football 


Sun Devil Football 

Phoenix Coyotes Hockey


Phoenix Mercury WNBA Basketball


Arizona Restaurant Week 

September 21 - 29 


Ballet Under the Stars
Free performances at various parks in the Greater Phoenix area. 

September 19 - 28

Birds 'n' Beer 

September 19, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 

Brazilian Day Arizona Festival


Celebrate 75: It's a Garden Party

September 28, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.



Constitution Fair 
September 21, 6 - 9 p.m. 

Crossroads of the West Gun Show

September 7 - 8 Arizona State Fairgrounds, Phoenix

September 14 - 15 Pima County Fairgrounds, Tucson

September 28 - 29 Centennial Hall, Mesa 

Doggie Dive In 
September 14, 2 - 4 p.m. 


Downtown Chandler Art Walk 
Visit more than 70 artisans set-up along the streets in front of the unique shops and cafes of Historic Downtown Chandler every 3rd Friday of the month. Free. 

September 20, 6 - 10 p.m. 

Dragonfly & Butterfly Bash 
September 28, 9 a.m. - 12 noon 

Fiesta Septiembre 
September 7, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. 

First Friday 
September 6, 6 - 10 p.m.Information:; Map for trolley tour: 

Free Art Friday 
September 20, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

 Friday Night Franks 

Every Friday between Labor Day and Memorial Day, 5 - 9 p.m.

Halloween Events

There are a variety of Halloween-related events in and around Phoenix.  For information on specific events, visit: 

Live Music at the Union

Come enjoy live music from various local artists and DJs on the Union patio every weekend! The Union patio is located on the east side of Biltmore Fashion Park near Stingray Sushi.

Every Thursday, Friday, and Sunday; Times vary



Lunch Time Pop-up Park at Arizona Center

Want to enjoy the Phoenix weather but can't fit a Frisbee into your briefcase or backpack? Head over to the Arizona Center where the Downtown Phoenix Ambassadors are hosting a lunch time "Pop-Up Park". Come join the lunch-time fun!

September 5, 12, 19, & 26; 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 

Maricopa County Home and Garden Show
Hundreds of exhibitors. Seminars, demonstrations, and displays at the Arizona State Fairgrounds.  
September 27, 28, & 29 

Monarch Butterfly Exhibit / Mariposa Monarca
This engaging exhibit features the life cycle and migration patterns of the monarch butterfly and the environmental threats and conservation efforts that surround it.  Marshall Butterfly Pavilion at the Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix. Watch a video about Desert Botanical Garden.  
September 30 - November 24, 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., daily


Motorcycles on Main 
The streets of downtown Mesa are closed to all but bikers and people who love motorcycles. Music, food, beer garden. Free admission. 

First Friday of the month, 6 - 10 p.m.

 Movie in the Park 

Free admission. Fountain Park in Fountain Hills. 

September 21, 7 - 9 p.m.

Movie in the Park

Usery Mountain Regional Park, Nature Center. Entrance fee: $6.

September 6, 7 p.m.


Movies at the Museum 
Independent and classic cinema and documentaries relating to art, artists, and works on exhibit in the Museum, usually followed by discussion. Free with paid museum admission. First come, first seated. Phoenix Art Museum. 

Various dates in September. 

Movie Night at the Ballpark 
Park concessions will be open. No alcohol, glass containers or chairs may be brought into the event. Factory sealed, pre-packaged single serving snack items permitted. One factory sealed plastic water bottle not more than 1-liter in size per person. Admission: Free. Goodyear Ballpark.  
September 6, 7 p.m. 

Music in the Garden

Enjoy music by Scott Jeffers and Traveler at the Desert Botanical Garden. Don’t miss this captivating performance featuring new material inspired by Scott’s summer travels.

September 27, 7 - 9 p.m. Tickets $22 

Nathan Tempe Triathlon 
Two different races in downtown Tempe, with the swim at Tempe Town Lake.  
September 22 

Out and About in Avondale 
A monthly community event in Avondale. Activities vary each month and may include block parties, concerts, movies, and seasonal holiday-themed events. 
September 27, 6 - 9 p.m.


Phoenix Boys Choir Thursday Concert 
The world-renowned Tour Choir will perform new works, sneak peeks at special repertoire and audience favorites. Tickets sold at the gate, $10 each and free for kids 12 and under. Steele Indian School Park Memorial Hall, Phoenix. 
September 19, 5:30 p.m.


Pops Concert

The Chandler Symphony Orchestra provides quality symphonic and orchestral music performed by a wide range of volunteer musicians.  Admission: free.

September 6, 7:30 p.m. 

ReMix , ReMaster

Mesa Arts Museum will kick off its Fall Season with this street festival event held in theMesa Arts Center.  Performances and demonstrations for the entire family.  Free admission. 

Scottsdale ArtWalk
Every Thursday evening the Scottsdale Art District invites you to spend a casual evening walking downtown and enjoying fine art. Free. 
Every Thursday evening, 7 - 9 p.m.


Smithsonian Museum Day 
See which Arizona museums offer free admission on this annual recognition of affiliates of the Smithsonian Institution. 
September 28


Teddy Bear Day 
Celebrate National Teddy Bear Day with make-and-take arts and crafts, treats and deals in Historic Downtown Glendale. Begin at the Glendale Visitor Center. The Visitor Center will be accepting new and gently hugged teddy bears for donation. Downtown Glendale. 
September 7, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Tukee Fest Rockin' in the Park 
Bring your blanket, chairs, family and neighbors for food, music, rides. Ahwatukee. 
September 28, 6 - 10 p.m.'+in+the+Park 

Walk-In Wednesdays 
Local musicians perform at a free open mic night held at the Tempe Center for the Arts in Downtown Tempe.
Wednesdays in September, 5 - 10 p.m. 

Westgate Bike Night 
Thousands of bikes line Coyotes Boulevard. Videos on large screen. Family friendly. Restaurant specials. Westgate Entertainment District (formerly known as Westgate City Center), Glendale. No bike required to enjoy the event.
Thursdays, September 12 - November 14, 5 - 9 p.m. 

Yarnell/Peeples Valley Benefit

Theater Works, at Peoria Center for the Performing Arts, will offer a special benefit performance of BIG, the Musical to benefit the Yarnell Hill Recovery Group.

September 7, 7:30 p.m.

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