Summer is almost over! This month is still quite hot in Phoenix, great for locals and tourists who love water-based activities and nighttime events. Bring out your calendar and have many fun-filled days.
Here’s a list of 5 things to do in (and around) Phoenix this August:
1. Desert Botanical Garden Night Tour
Get ready for the Flashlight Nights at the Desert Botanical Garden. These are nighttime self-guided adventures and experience the garden and its animals after dark. It’s a safe and socially distanced activity.
Where: Papago Park 📍 1201 N Galvin Pkwy
When: 🗓Saturdays until September 4
Hours: ⏰7:00 – 9:00 pm
2. SeaTrek adventure at OdySea Aquarium
Put on an OdySea Aquarium wetsuit and SeaTrek helmet and walk underwater next to fish, sting rays and even a shark. Certified instructors will take you by the hand in this truly immersive experience. Buy your tickets beforehand in the aquarium’s website.
When: 📆Saturdays and Sundays throughout August
Where: 📍OdySea Aquarium
Admission: 🪙Child SeaTrek (ages 8-12) $89.90
Adult SeaTrek (Ages 13 and up) $99.90
3. Live Music at the Windmill Winery
Located in Florence, Arizona, the Windmill Winery is hosting live music every Saturday during August. Enjoy some drinks, foods and a great ambiance. The admission is free!
8/7 Hank Gooday
8/14 Warren Young
8/21 Kenny Samuelson
8/28 Bob Villa
Where: 📍1140 W. Butte Ave, Apache Junction
When: 📆Every Saturday throughout August
Hours: ⏰5:00 pm – 9:00pm
4. Classical music live concert at the MIM
Paradise Winds will be doing a live concert on August 21 at the MIM. This is a reed quintet based in Phoenix Arizona you can’t miss!
Where: 📍Musical Instrument Museum
When: 📆Saturday, August 21
Hours: ⏰7:00 pm
5. Kayaking at Tempe Town Lake
There’s no better place to watch the sunset than in Tempe Town Lake while kayaking. There are many different options for you to rent a kayak. You won’t regret it!
Photo by the Desert Botanical Garden.