This is our list of things to do in Phoenix this September:
1. Start September at the Desert Botanical Garden’s Flashlight Nights
Nighttime Farmer’s Market will take place this September 3. Don’t leave Flashlight Nights empty-handed! Enjoy a nighttime farmers’ market on selected nights stocked with fresh, locally grown produce, honey, and handmade soaps from vendors and farmers.
2. Go plant-based at the Vegan Restaurant Week
This is a week-long celebration featuring many Phoenix eateries that will be creating unique vegan and plant-based cuisine for restaurant-goers. Check out all the details here.
When: 🗓September 11-18
Where: 📍Participating restaurants around town
3-8. Celebrate Mexico’s Independence Day (September 15) at these Mexican restaurants
-La Santisima Gourmet Taco Shop
-Presidio Cocina Mexicana
9. Take a plunge at this floating waterslide in Lake Pleasant
Looking for a splashy adventure in Arizona? Drive down to Peoria’s Lake Pleasant, where you’ll find the world’s tallest floating waterslide.
10-16. Watch the last summer sunsets in these spots
-Desert Botanical Garden
-Floor 13 Rooftop Bar
-Tempe Town Lake
17. Visit this restaurant decorated with thousands of ties
With hundreds of five-star Google reviews, Pinnacle Peak has been rated as Tucson’s main attraction located in Trail Dust Town. You can also enjoy their Gun Fights and in-town shops after an authentic cowboy dinner.
18-21. Sip on an Aperol Spritz at these Phoenix Bars
Something about that bitter bite of Aperol with the slight sweetness of orange and the fizziness of Prosecco makes for the perfect warm-weather combo. And luckily, you have plenty of options to grab one in Phoenix.
-From The Rooftop
22. Get prepared for Halloween at “Glowing Pumpkins”
The creators of the famous “Slaughterhouse” will open “Glowing Pumpkins” this Halloween, an immersive 35-55 minute pumpkin walk with more than 5000 hand-carved pumpkin designs that will deliver a unique spectacle of art, light, costumed characters, and themed stops along an outdoor trail.
23-26. Listen to enchanting performances at these Candlelit concerts
Calm your mind and experience fantastic music in a new light with these sensational concerts by candlelight in some of New Orleans’ most beautiful venues. Here are some of the ones that will take place this month:
-Favorite Anime Themes
-Rock Classics on Strings
-A tribute to Taylor Swift
-A tribute to BTS
Featured image by Jon Tyson.