Things to do this May in Phoenix
1. Have a ball at this Champagne bar and bowling alley in Phoenix
Cham Pang Lanes offers a unique place to have fun with friends and family. Bowl, play some billiards, sip on bubbly and eat fried chicken. You can read more about their menu here.
2. Celebrate Mother’s Day at the Desert Botanical Garden
The Desert Botanical Garden is hosting two different Mother’s Day celebrations this year, one on March 8 and Mexican Día de las Madres on March 10. Spend the day exploring one of Phoenix’s most beautiful gardens and their art exhibition, “Chihuly in the Desert.” There will be complimentary photos, live music, and more. All the details are here.
3. Take your dogs to the Desert Botanical Garden on specific dates
Dog Days At The Garden are back, and they’re the perfect opportunity to walk the trails and take beautiful pictures with your furry best friend. They will be allowed every Sunday morning from 7:00 am to 10:00 am. More details here.
4. Hunt for saguaros in your neighborhood
The Desert Botanical Garden is launching “the Saguaro Census,” a project that aims to better understand the health and adaptation of the Valley’s saguaro population. Document these cactuses in your neighborhood on iNaturalist, a free app that helps people worldwide log urban biodiversity. The participants who find the most saguaros will win different prizes! More details here.
5. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at this Mexican style bakery
Stop at this Mexican-style bakery to get some pan dulce. Their extensive (and delicious) menu includes Conchas, Grageas, Cuernitos, Yoyos, Empanadas, Puerquitos, Tamales and more. Find the address here.
6. Attend the boozy Uncorked AZ Wine Festival
Head over to Salt River Fields at Talking Stick this Saturday, May 7. This unique wine event invites over 50 wineries worldwide, and you can sip on more than 100 different types of wines with food from several gourmet food trucks. Find more information about the tickets here.
7. Do some restaurant hopping during Arizona Restaurant Week
From May 20 to 29, diners will be able to enjoy Prix fixé menús especially put together for Restaurant Week across Phoenix. There are new restaurants and menus added daily. Check out the complete list here.
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