Best time to visit Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix, AZ

8 THINGS TO DO IN PHOENIX, AZ (SEPTEMBER 14 - SEPTEMBER 23)

Tanque Verde Falls

Tanque Verde Falls

March–October • nature

A secluded waterfall with an easy access not far from Tucson

Cibecue Falls

Cibecue Falls

May–September • activity

Enjoy a refreshing pool by a secluded waterfall

Tarantula Migration

Tarantula Migration

June–October  • nature

Every fall, thousands of tarantulas roam the desert looking for a mate

Stargazing

Stargazing

all year round (best from April to early July) • nature

The night sky in the capital city of Arizona is breathtaking

The Crack at Wet Beaver Creek

The Crack at Wet Beaver Creek

April–October • activity

An awesome hiking destination and a swimming hole

Phoenix Halloween Events

Phoenix Halloween Events

mid-September–October • event

Celebrate fall with a variety of fun events throughout Phoenix

Weavers Needle

Weavers Needle

September–May • nature

A beautiful ascent for experienced climbers

Hummingbirds

Hummingbirds

April–October  • nature

The capital of Arizona is home to several hummingbird species

19 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

APS Electric Light Parade

APS Electric Light Parade

out of rangeDecember 2, 2023 • event

An annual event that lights up Phoenix for the holidays

Arizona Balloon Classic

Arizona Balloon Classic

out of rangeJanuary 26–28, 2024 • event

The premier hot air balloon race and festival in the state

Arizona State Fair

Arizona State Fair

out of rangeSeptember 22–October 29, 2023 • event

Cowboy hats and country music are a must at this traditional entertainment event of the American West

Lantern Festival in Arizona

Lantern Festival in Arizona

out of rangeNovember 11, 2023 • event

Water Lantern Festival is a huge lantern festival all over the USA, taking place in Arizona as well

Phoenix 4th of July Events & Fireworks

Phoenix 4th of July Events & Fireworks

out of rangeJuly 4 • event

Enjoy numerous Independence Day celebrations in the heart of Arizona

Peoria Fireworks (All-American Festival)

Peoria Fireworks (All-American Festival)

out of rangeJuly 4 • event

Visit one of the most famous 4th of July festivals in the Phoenix area

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

out of rangeFebruary 3–4, 2024 • event

The popular cultural festival offers delicious food and entertainment

Chandler Parade of Lights

Chandler Parade of Lights

out of rangeDecember 2, 2023 • event

See the iconic Tumbleweed Tree sparkle with colorful lights

Phoenix Fan Fusion

Phoenix Fan Fusion

out of rangeMay 24–26, 2024 • event

Phoenix comic convention invites you to discover your inner geek

Solar Spotlight at the Anthem Veterans Memorial

Solar Spotlight at the Anthem Veterans Memorial

out of rangeNovember 11 • event

Once a year, on Veterans' Day, the sun shines perfectly on this spot

Sandhill Crane Migration

Sandhill Crane Migration

out of rangeNovember–early March  • nature

Thousands of cranes spend winter in southeast Arizona

Arizona Renaissance Festival

Arizona Renaissance Festival

out of rangeFebruary 3–March 31, 2024 • event

Medieval fun and entertainment on 16 stages

Christmas Lights in and near Phoenix, AZ

Christmas Lights in and near Phoenix, AZ

out of rangeNovember–early January • event

See Phoenix put on its holiday dress and transform into a glimmering wonderland

Fantasy of Lights

Fantasy of Lights

out of rangeDecember 9, 2023 • event

One of the best holiday events in Tempe, Phoenix

Cherry Blossom

Cherry Blossom

out of rangeFebruary 25–26, 2023 • nature

Blooming cherry trees can be viewed in Northern Arizona and the Phoenix Valley

New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve

out of rangeDecember 31  • event

Enjoy the big city-based festivities!

Salt River Fields Balloon Spooktacular

Salt River Fields Balloon Spooktacular

unconfirmedlate October 2023 • event

One of the best Halloween events of the Salt River Valley

Arizona Lights in the Night

Arizona Lights in the Night

unconfirmedlate November 2023–early January 2024 • event

Over a million lights in Mesa, Arizona

Reebok Ragnar Del Sol

Reebok Ragnar Del Sol

overJanuary 31–February 1, 2020 • event

An inspiring sunset chase in a beautiful Sonora desert

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