- Our list of the best things to do in Tempe, Arizona, features the top 287 nearby activities — including 99 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Tempe, AZ has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Sports & Fitness, Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 33 things to do within the city of Tempe, AZ , followed by 254 popular activities in nearby cities, including Phoenix, Mesa, Glendale, Scottsdale, Chandler, Fountain Hills, Gilbert, Peoria, Queen Creek, Apache Junction, Avondale, Cave Creek, Goodyear, Sun City and Maricopa
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24,000 sq. ft. arena equips gunrunners for military-style play with an paintball maker, mask, and 100 paintballs per person
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University Drive and Mill Avenue, Tempe, AZ 85287 MoreLess Info
Founded in 1885, Arizona State University's campus now houses more than 13,000 students. There are several points of interest in the campus, such as the Frank Lloyd Wright designed Grady Gammage Memorial Auditorium, and The Palm Walk.
A wide range of events like concerts, plays, comedy shows, and open mic nights are provided at the Tempe Center for the Arts. The facility also features an on-site art gallery and can be rented for private events and parties.
Film buffs on a budget frequent Pollack Tempe Cinemas, a discount movie theater in Tempe, Arizona. It shows a combination of recent releases, independent films and nostalgic favorites. Tickets cost two dollars on Tuesdays; on all other days, they cost three dollars.
Spacious Tempe Beach Park is a tranquil waterside park in Tempe, Arizona that is a popular venue for public and private events. The park offers paddleboating, paddleboarding and other aquatic activities for adults and children.
Gammage Memorial Auditorium, also known as the ASU Gammage Auditorium, is a collegiate theater in Tempe, Arizona. It was designed by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright and features an orchestra pit, two Steinway grand pianos, a Kawai upright piano and multiple trap doors on the stage.
A popular training venue for professional baseball teams, the 10,000-seat Tempe Diablo Stadium sits adjacent to the Maricopa Freeway. The two playing fields are also popular settings for concerts and motivational speaking events.
Considered to be the home of one of the strongest collegiate golf programs in the country, the ASU Karsten Golf Course is located near the Sun Devil Stadium. It was designed by Pete Dye and features a full-service pro shop and restaurant.