660 West Warner Road Tempe, AZ 85284 +1 480 592 0102
Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery, is one of the well known pubs in Tempe. Well the reason is not just the good food and full bar with a decent collection of spirits, but the skimpily clad waitresses too. A huge group of sport fans often gather to watch their favorite team play, on the large LCD screens found in all the corners of the pub. Tilted Kilt is a nice place to catch on the latest sport events all while treating your gastronomic and visual senses.
919 East Apache Boulevard Tempe, AZ 85281 +1 602 248 3865
Club Freedom at Pompeii, is just what all the denizens of Tempe needed. With International DJs spinning it up and making their appearance quite often here, Club Freedom is definitely turning out to be one of the hottest Clubs in Tempe. Every week one can catch up on the local bands as a music movement unfolds in this two story Club.
410 South MIlls Avenue Hayden Square Tempe, AZ 85280 +1 480 968 3301
Margarita Rocks Beach Club is located very close to the Arizona State University. This beach club is a regular haunt of students from the university and is regarded as one of the city's hottest beach club. It has three levels of which two are dance floors, where a thousand people can party all night long. They also have host events such as non-stop parties and crazy drink specials.
250 North Arizona Avenue Chandler, AZ 85225 +1 480 782 2683/+1 480 782 2680
A not for profit organization, jointly owned by the City of Chandler and the Chandler Unified School District, Chandler Center for Arts, is the venue for cultural art shows. The place is close to local attractions, like the Comedy Spot and Chandler Library and more. This center can accommodate various concerts, theater performances, workshops and dance classes. School and other local and regional performers can rent the hall for rehearsals. Recipient of many awards, the organization is really focusing on advancing arts and culture in the greater Chandler area.
51 East 10th Street Nelson Fine Arts Center, Arizona University Campus Tempe, AZ 85287 +1 480 965 5337
The Paul G. Galvin Playhouse is a proscenium theater with a capacity of 485 seats in a continental seating arrangement. Located in the southeast part of the Nelson Fine Arts Center in the Arizona University campus, plays, operas and musical group performances are staged here. With an intimate air about it, the theater is the abode of upcoming artists, directors and producers. So call and check the schedule or log onto their website and be a part of Arizona's theatrical movement.
40 East Gammage Parkway @ Mill Avenue Music Building, Herberger College Tempe, AZ 85282 +1 480 965 6447
Evelyn Smith Music Theatre looks like the Wagner Theatre in Germany. It is five stories high and can seat 500 people. The theatre has been the venue for many operas and musical productions presented by the ASU Herberger College School of Music. The theatre is named after the philanthropist Evelyn Smith.
1954 East University Drive Tempe, AZ 85281 +1 480 449 3474
One of the most happening venues of the area, Big Fish Pub has seen many local artists turn into rockstars. Located only a few minutes away from Arizona State University and the Sun Devils Stadium, this pub is buzzing with energy throughout the day. The ever changing owners of Big Fish Pub have brought their own ideas and funk to the place over the years and the current scene reflects an underlying grunge theme. Mondays see Karaoke, Wednesdays have Open-Mic nights and live bands entertain the pub-goers on other nights. With its regular pub fare, great beer and extraordinary music, Big Fish Pub is the place if you want to a part of the local crowd.
509 South Mill Avenue Tempe, AZ 85281 +1 480 446 7272
Formerly called the College Theatre, the Harkins Valley Art was completed in 1940 and is one of the most respected and loved movie theatres in Tempe. While keeping with the traditional cinematic experience, the theater also offers stadium seating, cutting edge technology and a renovated snack-bar, so you can enjoy your movie in luxury. Whether a Hollywood blockbuster or an international independent picture, this historic building offers the best of celluloid shows in a wonderful ambiance.
263 North Center Street Mesa, AZ 85201 +1 480 644 2178/+1 480 644 2560
The Mesa Amphitheatre hosts more than 70 events annually; music concerts, commercial shows, seminars, meetings, and festivals have people pouring in, all year round. Legends, such as Bob Dylan, Sting, and Sheryl Crow have performed here, and the seating facilities and amenities are all state-of-the-art. Add to that, the balmy weather and the proximity of downtown Phoenix, and you have the perfect concert venue.
5550 East Lincoln Drive Paradise Valley, AZ 85253 +1 480 948 5170
A Southwestern landmark for almost 70 years, the lodge is one of the longest-running restaurants in the Valley. One of the area's best locations, at the base of Camelback Mountain, makes this a favorite spot for locals and visitors alike. The patio is a renowned gathering place for cocktails, sunset views and dining. Classic continental specialties are well prepared and served by a veteran staff. The famous "sticky buns" are served with every meal, as they have been for decades. Happy hours are on from 4p to 6p daily.