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Howl-O-Ween

Howl-O-Ween: Bring the pups and celebrate the season downtown

By Heather Copfer   Grab your furry four-legged friends and a wicked costume. The first Howl-O-Ween dog costume parade is Sunday, October 28, at Margaret T. Hance Park in Downtown Phoenix. The event, which will be on...
Day of the Dead

Mesa Arts Center hosts revived Day of the Dead celebration

By Laura Latzko   During El Dia de Los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead, family members have a chance to honor their lost loved ones and invite them to return to Earth. Originating in Mexico,...
Noche en Blanco

‘Noche en Blanco’ is a fancy picnic in Hance Park for charity

By Garrison Murphy   When was the last time you wore white cocktail attire to dance and dine in a public park? If it’s been a while (or never) you’ll have your chance later this month...
Arizona State Fair

Arizona State Fair more than concerts and food

By Megan Barbera Take all the fried food imaginable, fruit-carving competitions, sock monkey displays and a guest performance by Pitbull and what happens? The Arizona State Fair. From October 5 to October 28, the fair...
Downtown Phoenix Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest coming to downtown Phoenix

By Connor Dziawura   Grab your dirndls and lederhosen, ladies and gents, as fall is upon us. And with fall upon us, you know what that means. Every fall, various organizations across the state, country and world...
Oktoberfest

Grab a stein and celebrate Oktoberfest with SanTan Brewing

By Mckayla Hull   A Southwestern-styled Oktoberfest is returning to Chandler with Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers, The Black Moods and 2Tone Lizard Kings in tow. The SanTan Brewing Oktoberfest is happening from 3 to 11 p.m....
Queen Creek’s Founders’ Day Festival

Queen Creek celebrates history with Founders’ Day Festival

By Laura Latzko   The town of Queen Creek was officially incorporated in 1989, but it has a much deeper history. Native American communities, homesteaders and immigrants made their home in the area that is now Queen...
Urban Ale Trail

Urban Ale Trail celebrates beer tasting in Downtown Phoenix

By Lynette Carrington   Downtown Phoenix Inc. is all about attracting folks to the city. The fifth annual Urban Ale Trail, a self-guided walkable beer tasting tour, hopes to once again accomplish that as it invites...
Rockin’ Taco Street Fest

Taco ‘Bout a Fun Time

Street fest brings culture to downtown Chandler By Connor Dziawura   Metalachi’s “Master of Trumpets” El Cucuy doesn’t go for any ordinary taco. A musician with “The World’s First and Only Heavy Metal Mariachi Band,” which appeared on...
Urban H2Oasis

Urban H2Oasis promotes safety and community at CityScape

By Madison Rutherford   “It’s like a mirage… if you blink, it’ll be gone.” That’s how CityScape’s marketing director Sara Anderson describes the entertainment district’s monthly summer event, Urban H2Oasis — a pop-up waterpark in the heart...

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