Events in Phoenix for the Month of June
Events in Phoenix for the Month of June
The summer is about heat up in Phoenix, and that can mean only one thing! What is there to do? The good news is that there is plenty to do in Phoenix, even when the sun feels like it could melt your face off. Check out these fun (and rather cheap) events happening in June.
Pueblo Grande Museum
4619 E Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85034
Date: Every Saturday in June
Time: 10am – Noon
Price: $5/child (no program fee for adults)
A hands-on activity for the whole family to enjoy, the Pueblo Grande Museum is hosting children’s storytelling and crafts every Saturday in June.
The author will be reading their own work and will be followed by a related craft and light snack. Ideal for children kindergarten through grade 4.
You have the option to register online or check-in at the front desk to participate.
Date: Starting June 7, 2019
Recurring monthly on the 1st Friday
Phone: (602) 256-7539
The first Friday of every month is the time to catch a free art walk in downtown Phoenix. From 6pm-10pm you can enjoy a self-guided tour through over 70 galleries, venues and art-related spaces. The variety is spectacular and the culture of the city comes to life. You are invited to hop on and off free shuttles that circulate on three routes through downtown Phoenix’s arts districts. Catch a shuttle at any of the stops along the routes including Phoenix Art Museum, CityScape, Oasis on Grand and Unexpected Gallery.
Itty Bitty Beach Party at City of Phoenix Pools
Paradise Valley Pool: June 7, 2019
Deer Valley Pool: June 14, 2019
Pecos Pool: June 21, 2019
University Pool: June 28, 2019
Each week a different City of Phoenix Pool plays host to an itty bitty beach party just for you and your littles. The Hawaiian-themed party is perfect for preschoolers (age 6 and under) that includes games, dance contests, swimsuits contests, cold drinks and fun prizes.
Mutual Reality: Art on the Edge of Technology
SMOCA-Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art
7374 E. 2nd St. Scottsdale, AZ
Date: June 8, 2019 to October 6, 2019
Phone: (480) 874-4640
Price: Included with museum admission
In this exhibit you witness the interaction between artwork and 21st century technology. It showcases the digital footprint each of us—often unknowingly—leave. From texting to simple internet searches, we leave behind traces and have effects on technology.
Snacky Snacks: Games and Snack Fest
Fellowship Center at North Phoenix Baptist Church
5757 N Central Ave Phoenix, AZ
Date: June 14, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Price: $11 online, $15 at the door, children 12 and under is free
If snacks and games are your kind of afternoon delight, then you are in for a treat. This festival brings both snacks and games together for the enjoyment and entertainment of all to enjoy.
The snacks won’t be boring! Get ready to enjoy a variety of snacks from different cuisines such as samosas, takoyaki, and gelato from over eight local businesses. The games are no joke either. They will have traditional games such as giant Jenga and tabletop board games. To top it off, they will be hosting a Super Smash Bros Ultimate video game tournament!
The game and snack fest will be held indoors in the Fellowship Center at North Phoenix Baptist Church. Bring the family and enjoy a retreat from the heat.
The Irish Cultural Center
1106 N Central Ave Phoenix, AZ
Date: June 15, 2019
Phone: (602) 258-0109
The Irish Cultural Center and McClelland Library invite you in for a day of craft beer tastings, live music, costume contest and more. Enjoy readings from the famed book, Ulysses by author, James Joyce.
2019 Grand Canyon Star Party
Grand Canyon National Park
S Entrance Rd Grand Canyon Village, AZ
Date: June 22, 2019 to June 29, 2019
It’s no surprise that the Grand Canyon offers one of the best places in Arizona (and even in the whole United States) to gaze at the stars at night. During the Grand Canyon Star Party, you can expect amateur astronomers from across the country volunteer their expertise and offer free nightly astronomy programs with telescope viewing. You can have a turn looking through a telescope, learn all about Jupiter and Saturn, and experience the night sky unlike anywhere else in the world.