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What are you up to this weekend? Not sure yet? Keep reading for our best suggestions. Whether you like to dine from food trucks, take in art, watch our own Arizona Cardinals practice, or need activities for the kids, we got you covered.

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1. Tour museums and galleries for free

Friday, August 4
First Friday in Phoenix sees a number of major museums and art galleries throw open their doors to the public for free. You will also find street entertainers, food trucks and other interesting things to do. Don’t feel like walking? Take the trolley. *Free Event!
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2. Watch jaw-dropping dancing

Friday, August 4 to Sunday, August 6
See the best hip hop dance crews in the country compete to be the best, and for the chance to represent America in next week’s World Hip Hop Dance Championships.
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3. Sneak a peek at this season’s Cardinals

Friday, August 4 to Sunday, August 6
Get front-row seats to the Arizona Cardinals’ pre-season training camp. There will be a kids zone and autograph opportunities. *Free Event!
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4. Catch disco fever

Friday, August 4 to Sunday, August 6
Don’t miss out on this stage version of the hit ’70s movie “Saturday Night Fever.” It includes favorite disco classics like “Disco Inferno,” “Stayin’ Alive” and “You Should Be Dancing.”
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5. Feast from food trucks

Friday, August 4
Switch up your Friday night dinner and sample dishes from the Valley’s top food trucks. There will also be live entertainment and other family-friendly fun.
See the food truck event in the East Valley
See the food truck event in the West Valley

6. Discover dinosaurs and solve science secrets

Saturday, August 5
Families with children or teens get two great activities this weekend. Kids of all ages will enjoy an interactive dinosaur extravaganza and teens will enjoy an evening of science activities, escape rooms and puzzle solving for prizes.
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Learn where teens can enjoy science and socializing (*Free Event!) >>

7. Get a taste of Ethiopia

Saturday, August 5
Enjoy traditional Ethiopian cuisine, music, dance and fashion at this huge 27th anniversary celebration for the Valley’s own Cafe Lalibela.
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8. Witness “The Greatest Show on Skates”

Saturday, August 5
Cheer for the hard-hitting action of all-girl, flat-track roller derby. In addition to watching the bout brawls, participate in various raffles for cool prizes.
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9. Experience the Andes

Saturday, August 5 and Sunday, August 6
The longest continental mountain range on Earth, the Andes, crosses multiple countries and holds a range of cultures. Explore the music, dance, fashion and food of these cultures first-hand.
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10. Sip sangria and socialize

Sunday, August 6
Enjoy a range of house-made sangria in traditional and not-so-traditional recipes (Prickly Pear Sangria, anyone?). *Free Event!
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Out of the Valley

Ride a train in the starlight

Saturday, August 5
Enjoy the gorgeous Arizona sunset and night sky – and possibly see some nocturnal animals – on a scenic train ride through Arizona mountains and canyons.
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Score fresh, local food

Saturday, August 5 and Sunday, August 6
Apple Annie’s Orchard in Willcox hosts multiple festivals throughout the year. This weekend, you can attend the Peach Mania festival and the Salsa Fiesta Festival. Score fresh peaches and salsa ingredients, or homemade peach products and salsa. *Free Events!
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Hot Upcoming Event

Spend an evening with two amigos

Sunday, August 13
Don’t miss Steve Martin and Martin Short as they bring their show “An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life” to the Valley. Experience an evening of comedy, film clips, stories, conversations and bluegrass music.
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More Events This Weekend

Music legends and more

All Weekend
This weekend you can also catch legendary musicians like Neil Diamond and Metallica, or attend a free concert, outdoor yoga or a Star Wars pinball tournament.
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