Phoenix Summer Happenings

by Shea Homes Arizona on June 13, 2014

Arizona Diamondbacks Baseball
We love our D-backs! Check out the link above for schedule of games this summer, and if you’re looking for a StarWars themed night, a game you can bring your canine friend to, a fireworks show or a concert after the game, check out the D-backs Promotional Calendar too!

Fun for all-ages / Regular Season goes until September 28 / Ticket price varies

Flashlight Tours at Desert Botanical Garden 
Nights in the Desert are anything but dull. Nighthawks fly, night-blooming flowers open, toads sing and owls watch, as you stroll along the trails there is a surprise around each corner. Be ready to be adventurous! You will view critters such as snakes, scorpions, and desert tortoises first hand at guided stations. Great for families and children of all ages. Remember to bring your own flashlight! Fun for all ages / Thursdays and Saturdays / June, July and August / 7-9 p.m. / Included with regular Garden admission price


Itty Bitty Beach Party
Select City of Phoenix pools will host FREE pool parties for guests 6 years and younger and their families with games, festive music, a water safety puppet show, dance and swimsuit contests, Hawaiian leis, sunglasses, prizes and more! Check the calendar for dates and locations in June.

Kids ages 6 and under and their parents /Dates in  June and July / 9:30 – 11:30 am / FREE / Call (602) 534-5161 for more information

Culture Pass

Looking for a FREE way to enjoy some culture in Phoenix? Public Library card holders can check out “Culture Passes” to various shows, exhibits and museums in the Phoenix area. To find a pass, simply click here for a list of libraries offering passes and then search their catalogue for “Culture Pass.”

All ages / Dates and availability vary / Year-round / FREE for Public Library card holders

Butterfly Wonderland

This air conditioned adventure through rooms of beautiful butterflies from all over the world is perfect for kids and adults of all ages. Escape the heat and enjoy a 3D theater experience as well!

All ages / Year-round / Open 7-days-a-week 9:00 am – 5:00 pm / Click for cost of admission

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Phoenix Zoo – Prowl and Play Nights

The Phoenix Zoo’s summer evening event, Prowl & Play, lets you experience the Zoo in a whole new light…or dark! This event offers unique and exciting activities, allowing you to explore, see and hear the Zoo differently than during a daytime visit. Let the kids cool off at Leapin’ Lagoon or Yakulla Caverns and slip and slide down the ever popular inflatable water slide! Throughout the evening you’ll also enjoy animal encounters, activities, music and more. Adults (21 years old and older) may also enjoy a cold beer or a glass of wine. Prowl & Play is fun for the entire family!

All ages / Dates vary, 6:00 – 9:30 pm / Click for list of dates and cost of admission

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