Events

Everything You Need to Do in Phoenix This Weekend

Updated On 02/15/2018 at 05:39PM EST Updated On 02/15/2018 at 05:39PM EST
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'Hamilton' | Courtesy of Atlantic Records
Friday - Saturday
Feb 16-17
Tempe Improv
Stand-up legend Dave Attell, known for his Insomniac series on Comedy Central and appearances on The Daily Show, will be taking the comedy stage at Tempe Improv. There are multiple show times, all with a two-drink minimum. He will also be telling jokes at StandUpLive in Phoenix on Sunday night.
Cost: $30
Crushbrew Festival
Crushbrew Festival
Saturday
Feb 17
Scottsdale
Returning for its third year, this spirits-centric festival will showcase a long lineup of local and regional producers. Expect to taste some of the top craft beers, artisan wines, and craft distilled spirits. New this year is a craft whiskey lounge, rosé tent, and after-party at the hip Saguaro Hotel.
Cost: $10-$95
Saturday
Feb 17
Scottsdale
Meet your favorite Arizona Diamondbacks players, coaches, and alumni at the D-backs Fan Fest. This once-a-year opportunity will be taking place at Salt River Fields and will feature autograph and photo sessions, VR experiences, batting cages, a team shop, and more. Say hello to Archie Bradley and Paul Goldschmidt for us.
Cost: Free
Saturday
Feb 17
Chandler
What’s better than a bar crawl? A bicycle brews cruise. Meet up with the folks from San Tan Brewing Company and other Arizona Beer Week revelers for a beer-filled afternoon pedaling from bar to bar. The cruise will take you to numerous spots around downtown Chandler and will conclude with tacos.
Cost: $25, $30 cash day of
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The Knight Agency
Saturday
Feb 17
There will be plenty of beer and tacos to go around at this music festival. Part of Arizona Beer Week, the Fenix Beer + Music Fest will bring out 13 bands including Fayuca, Black Bottom Lighters, and Mouse Powell. Expect reggae beats and signature eats and brews from chef Tamara Stanger, Brewmaster Dustin Hazer, and the crew at Helio Basin.
Cost: $10
Saturday
Feb 17
Tempe
Roll your way to victory at the Four Peaks Beer Can Derby where contestants will race Pinewood Derby-style to the finish line. First place wins a $100 Four Peaks gift card. Not up for the high-stakes pressure? Join in on the fun as a spectator instead.
Cost: $10 entry fee
Saturday
Feb 17
Glendale
Catch the Arizona Coyotes as they take on the Edmonton Oilers this Saturday at Glendale’s Gila River Arena. The puck drops at 2pm.
Cost: Tickets start at $30.50
Arizona Cocktail Week-End
Arizona Cocktail Week-End
Sunday
Feb 18
Downtown Phoenix
Some of the best bars in Phoenix and local favorites like Undertow, Bitter & Twisted, and The Breadfruit & Rum Bar will be joined by a number of prominent drinkeries at The Croft on Sunday night, some of which include Las Vegas’ Herbs & Rye, San Diego’s False Idol, and Water Witch from SLC. Admission gets you 10 cocktail sample tickets.
Cost: $40
Sunday
Feb 18
Downtown Phoenix
Held at Downtown Phoenix’s Hotel Palomar, this all-female speed-bartending competition raises money to fight breast cancer. You can expect furious shaking and stirring at the epic bartending battle as well as punch-style cocktail samples and eats from local vendors.
Cost: $25
Sunday
Feb 18
Tempe
Now is your chance to see the most nominated musical in Tony Award history. And it's not a bad way to celebrate Presidents Day before your day off, either. Hamilton will be in Tempe at ASU Gammage until February 25. You can purchase tickets online or try your luck at the lottery.
Cost: Varies