1. Visit the Arizona Snowbowl and take a scenic gondola ride
Ride the state’s highest scenic ride, which overlooks the world’s largest ponderosa pine forest with a glimpse at the north rim of the Grand Canyon.
2. Drink $1 champagne bottles at this weekly drag brunch
The Hot Chick has a drag brunch every Sunday hosted by queen Barbra Seville and some of her closest friends. It features a corn hole tournament and music by Fritz and MJ. The menu includes $1 bottles of Champagne with every purchase of an entree.
3. Get free admission to the Musical Instrument Museum
Throughout July, MIM is thanking prekindergarten through 12th-grade educators for their dedication to students in the community during Educator Appreciation Month. Teachers will receive free general museum admission as well as a 10% discount on most items at the Museum Store, Beats Coffee Bar, and Café Allegro all month long. Share with your favorite educators to spread the word.
4. Take great pictures at the Artopia Exhibit
Artopia is unlike any other art exhibit since it ties technology, art, and immersive environments for a fully interactive experience. And it has been extended through July 31. Get your tickets here.
5. Sign up for a ceramic class at this cozy coffee shop
Pip Coffee + Clay offers delicious coffee and bites and pottery classes. A unique place to get together with your friends, make new ones, or just relax with a cup of coffee and a new artistic hobby.
6. Cool down with a drive-thru margarita from Someburros
The summer heat is just too much? Head over to Someburros and get a drive-thru margarita.
7. Don’t miss Sonoran Sippin’ Nights at the Desert Botanical Garden
Can you think of anything more romantic than a night stroll through the Desert Botanical Garden with a drink in one hand and your lover’s hand in the other? This is exactly what you can do at their monthly event “Sonoran Sippin” which will take place on July 22.
8 -11. Soak up the sun at these gorgeous lakes in and near Phoenix
Phoenix is home to beautiful lakes, rivers, and mountains, making it an amazing destination to explore. These are four you can’t afford to miss:
- Lake Pleasant
- Apache Lake
- Roosevelt Lake
- Saguaro Lake
12-13. Listen to enchanting performances at these candlelit concerts
Calm your mind and experience amazing music in a new light with these sensational concerts by candlelight in some of Phoenix’s most beautiful spaces. Here are some of the ones that will take place this month:
14. Spend a day outdoors at the Canyon Coaster in Williams
Canyon Coaster is now open on top of the mountain in Williams, Arizona. Take a short road trip, it’s worth it! The coaster features steep descents, dips, twists and 360-degree corkscrews while the rider enjoys the surrounding scenery.
Featured image by Canyon Coaster Adventure @canyoncoaster