Events Happening Around Town This Weekend at ‘The Districts’

With summer quickly coming to a close and the return of school, events are still happening around town. From North Phoenix to Tempe, don’t miss these upcoming events at Tempe Marketplace and Desert Ridge Marketplace.

Photo Experience with Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live – This Friday, Aug. 5, a Hot Wheels Monster Truck is coming to Desert Ridge Marketplace for the ultimate family photo op. Snap a free photo with Mega Wrex and his driver before their big debut at Gila River Arena

Back to Class Carnival – On Saturday, Aug. 6 at Tempe Marketplace, enjoy stilt walkers, jugglers, a magic show, carnival games, prizes, and more. PLUS, donate school supplies for a chance to win a $500 H&M gift card.

Sweet Treats Passport – This weekend is the last chance to win a year’s worth of sweet treats at Tempe Marketplace! Take a trip around the shopping center to get your sweet tooth fixed and stamp your passport at participating retailers including Cinnaholic, Cold Stone Creamery and more.

Live Music – At both Desert Ridge and Tempe Marketplace, enjoy live music from Come Back Buddy, the 3-piece rock and roll band inspired by the legendary “Buddy Holly and the Crickets.” Sing and dance along to the music of the ’50s on Friday at Desert Ridge and Saturday at Tempe Marketplace from 7 p.m.-9 p.m.

Umbrella Pop – Still on display until Aug. 8, stroll in shady relief under hundreds of vibrant umbrellas hung high at The District at Desert Ridge Marketplace. Snap the perfect Instagram photo and tag @desertridge using #POPDRM for a chance to be featured.

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