8 fun things to do this weekend around Phoenix for everyone | Things To Do

Table of Contents 1. “Very Happy Birthday” Weekend at Children’s Museum of Phoenix2. Sunday Sippin’3. Dog Days at the Garden4. Flashlight Nights 20215. Scottsdale 70th Anniversary Legacy Quest6. Sip & Shop – A Local Collection & Market Vintage & Vino7. Four Course Whiskeys of the World Pairing Dinner8. Grand Opening on 810 […]

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — It’s hot in the Valley but that shouldn’t stop you from having some fun or trying something new. Check out all the fun events happening this weekend. There is something for everyone – the kids, adults, and more. After all, everyone needs a distraction from the weather right?

1. “Very Happy Birthday” Weekend at Children’s Museum of Phoenix

Children’s Museum of Phoenix will be celebrating the anniversary of Eric Carle’s June 25th birthday with a three-day “Very Happy Birthday” Weekend. The celebration will include an appearance from the Very Hungary Caterpillar, story time, and an art activity.

When: Friday through Sunday

Where: Children’s Museum of Phoenix at 215 N 7th Street in Phoenix

Cost: Activities are free with paid admission to the museum which is $14.95 per person. Members and children under the age of one are free.

More information can be found on their website here.



Local wineries and tasting rooms in Old Town Scottsdale will be hosting a Sunday Sippin’ event with a taste from Arizona wineries to celebrate their 70 year anniversary. This segment is sponsored by Sanderson Ford.







2. Sunday Sippin’

Local wineries and tasting rooms in Old Town Scottsdale will be hosting a Sunday Sippin’ event with a taste from Arizona wineries. 

When: Sunday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

Where: Variety of Old Town wineries/tasting rooms

  • LDV Winery Tasting Room – 7134 E. Stetson Dr., #B110
  • Carlson Creek Winery Tasting Room – 4142 N. Marshall Way
  • Salvatore Vineyards Tasting Room – 7064 E. 5th Ave.
  • Merkin Vineyards – 7133 E. Stetson Dr., #4
  • Aridus Wine Company Tasting Room – 7173 E. Main St.

More information can be found on their website here.

3. Dog Days at the Garden

Before the summer heat rages on, take your dog to the Desert Botanical Garden for a much needed walk and some movement. And this Saturday is the last one for the summer season. 

When: Saturday from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where: Desert Botanical Garden at 1201 N Galvin Parkway in Phoenix

Cost: Prince included with admission – dogs are free with owners

More information can be found on their website here.

4. Flashlight Nights 2021

Bring your flashlights and enjoy walking around Desert Botanical Gardens after dark. There will be a bunch of vendors to check out at a nighttime farmer’s market as well and some fun performances too. Face masks will be required and the bar will be available. The Garden Shop will be open until 8 p.m.

When: Saturday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and every Saturday through September 4. 

Where: Desert Botanical Garden at 1201 N Galvin Parkway in Phoenix

Cost: Reservations are required to attend – 50 guests every 30 minutes. Included with general admission adults for $14.95, children $9.95 and members are free

More information can be found on their website here.

5. Scottsdale 70th Anniversary Legacy Quest

Celebrate 70 years of Scottsdale with your friends and family this year. Guests will learn fun facts and history about the city trough a fun expedition. 

When: Friday

Where: Little Red School House at 7333 E Scottsdale Mall from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 

Cost: Free

More information can be found on their website here.

6. Sip & Shop – A Local Collection & Market Vintage & Vino

Check out new vendors, drink some local coffee or beer, and more at Sip & Shop. It’s like Etsy brought to life. You can find clothing, stuff to hang around the house, jewelry, and much more. 

When: Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

Where: 2180 E Williams Field Road in Gilbert

Cost: Free aside from making any purchases

More information can be found on their website here.

7. Four Course Whiskeys of the World Pairing Dinner

Enjoy four courses of food paired with a different whiskey drink at an art flavored boutique hotel in downtown Phoenix. Full course list can be found here.

When: Friday at 7 p.m.

Where: FOUND: RE Phoenix at 1100 N Central Avenue in Phoenix

Cost: $129

More information can be found on their website here.

8. Grand Opening on 810 Billiards and Bowling

If you haven’t been bowling or played a game of billiards in a while, here if the perfect excuse! Half off all bowling to celebrate their grand opening and ‘Suns in 4’ buckets with four Bud Light bottles for $10. You can also get a 810 Onion complimentary as well with any food purchase. Plus much more. 

When: Friday through Sunday

Where: 810 Billiards & Bowling at 3455 W Frye Road in Chandler

Cost: Half off bowling 

More information can be found on their website here.


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