5 Things To Do This In Phoenix This July

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5 Things To Do This In Phoenix This July

July is here with many exciting events you’ll want to be part of!

It’s finally July and Phoenix is getting hotter and hotter. We’ve made a list of events happening this month where you’ll be able to choose between hiding from the sun while joining exciting activities indoors or enjoying the summer sun outdoors and embracing the heat. Are you ready?

These are 5 things to do this July in Phoenix:

1. Visit the Boyce Thompson Arboretum

Visit the Arboretum for happy hour. They’re hosting a new event called “Arb After Hours” that includes limited access to the gardens, light bites, and drink tickets. Don’t forget to register on their website beforehand. 

When: 🗓Friday, July 9

Hours:⏰ 5.00 pm 

Where: 📍 37615 E Arboretum Way


2. Flashlight Nights 

Incredible nighttime self-guided tours through the Desert Botanical Garden. Nature-lovers need to bring their own flashlights to explore along trails. Extra points if you find plants and animals that only appear after dark. 

When: 🗓Saturday, July 10

Where: 📍Desert Botanical Garden 1201 N. 


3. Shark Week 

It’s time to learn about marine wildlife! The Sea Life Aquarium will get you up close and personal with six different species of sharks. You’ll even be able to touch baby epaulette sharks. 


When: 🗓Through July 18

Where: 📍Sea Life Aquarium 5000 S. Arizona Mills Circle


4. Hunyuan Quigong Classes at the Japanese Friendship Garden 

Work on your internal energy, with this practice that stimulates and strengthens the body’s energy system. Qigong is the essence of Tai Chi, and it’ll help you get rid of everyday stress, fear and exhaustion. 

When: 🗓July 11, 18 and 25

Hours:⏰ 7:00am – 8:00 am (Check-in at 6:45 am)

Where:📍 1125 N 3rd Ave


5. Pop! The Science of Bubbles Exhibit 

Bubble lovers unite! This soap meets science exhibit will make you learn fascinating stuff about these floating spheres. Make bubbles with wands of all shapes and sizes and see a massive bubble drop every 15 minutes. Your children have never been more excited to learn about elasticity, surface tension, and evaporation. 

Where: 📍Arizona Science Center 600 E Washington St 


Featured image by Boyce Thompson Arboretum. 

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