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May Festivals & Events

Things To Do in the Phoenix Area


Concerts in Parks

Concerts in Parks

© Judy Hedding

This list of May events is continued from the previous page. Looking for big name concerts, shows or theatre? Check this calendar for May performances.

Gilbert Spring Concerts in the Park
Free concerts take place at the Freestone Park amphitheater, located by the lake. Gilbert. Bring a blanket or lawn chair.
In 2014: May 8

Glendale's Live at the Library
Musical entertainment at 6:30 p.m. at the Glendale Main Library. Concerts are free. Call 623-930-3573 for more details.
In 2014: May 22

Kentucky Derby Events
Can't get to Kentucky for the annual Run for the Roses? You can find a viewing party, brunch or a mint julep right here in Arizona.
In 2014: May 3

McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park Free Concerts
Scottsdale. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair and enjoy a variety of music from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Train and carousel rides are available during all concerts for a small charge.
In 2014: Sunday nights in May

Memorial Day Observances and Events
There are community events, concerts, and observances on Memorial Day weekend.
In 2013: Memorial Day Weekend

Mother's Day Events
Each year there are a variety of events, activities and dining specials to celebrate that special Mom in your life.
In 2014: Various dates in May

Motorcycles on Main
The streets of downtown Mesa are closed to all but bikers and people who love motorcycles. Music, food, beer garden. Free admission.
In 2014: First Friday of the month

Movies at the Museum
Phoenix Art Museum. Independent and classic cinema and documentaries relating to art, artists, and works on view in the Museum, usually followed by discussion. Free with paid museum admission. First come, first seated.
In 2014: Various dates in May

Movies in the Park
Free admission. Bring a blanket, snacks, and water. Movies begin at dusk (approximately 7 p.m.). Movies are shown by the fire pit on the west side of Kiwanis Lake at Kiwanis Park, Tempe.
In 2014: May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Movies in the Park
Family friendly movies will be shown at Copper Sky Amphitheater in Maricopa. Bring your lawn chair or a blanket and enjoy the show. Snacks available to purchase. All movies are free and begin at dusk. Call for info 520-316-6961.
In 2014: May 31

Museum Day
May 18 is International Museum Day. Participating museums offer free admissions or special entrance fees on Museum Day.
In 2014: May 17

Music in the Garden
From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Ullman Terrace. Ticketed event. Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix.
In 2014: May 2, 9, 16, 30

Music in May
Free concerts at Anthem Community Park amphitheater at 7 p.m. Bring your picnic and your blanket or lawn chairs. Concerts are about two hours long. Free admission.
In 2014: Every Friday in May

National Train Day
Free admission to the Arizona Railway Museum. These are real trains in various stages of restoration by volunteers. Special opportunity to go inside of many of the trains. Chandler.
In 2014: May 10

Out and About in Avondale
A monthly community event in Avondale. Activities vary each month and may include block parties, concerts, movies, and seasonal holiday-themed events.
In 2014: May 2

Phoenix Mercury WNBA Basketball
The women of the Phoenix Mercury play professional basketball at the US Airways Center.
In 2014: Various dates in May

Phoenix Pet Expo
Vendors, demonstrations, adoptions, low-cost vaccinations and services, contests. Free admission. University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale.
In 2014: May 17

Queen Creek Peach Festival
Enjoy peach picking, recipes, sampling, and entertainment at Schnepf Farms.
In 2014: May 10 - 18

Science Saturdays
Combines science experiments with historic home tours. Different science projects at each session. Historic home tours and garden walks will also be available. Free. Tumbleweed Park, Chandler.
In 2014: May 10

Scottsdale ArtWalk
Every Thursday evening the Scottsdale Art District invites you to spend a casual evening walking downtown and enjoying fine art. Free.
In 2014: Every Thursday evening

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