July is typically a month for water parks, splash pads and heading up to northern Arizona to cooler destinations, but there are still things to do in town. Thankfully, the heat doesn't stop the summer bands from including Phoenix on their tours.
These are the community events that you can count on year in and year out. All dates, prices, and activities mentioned are subject to change without notice. Check the website or call to confirm information. The activities in this event calendar are appropriate for families unless otherwise indicated. If the event is free, I'll mention that, too.
- Looking for big name concerts, shows or theatre? Check this calendar for July performances.
- Looking for smaller community festivals, community theater, workshops, fundraisers and one-time events? Check the most recent weekly listing.
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Event Calendar - July
4th of July Festivals and Fireworks Celebrations
Every city and town in the Valley has some sort of Independence Day event that is suitable for the entire family.
In 2014: First week of July
Arizona Home Education Convention and Curriculum Fair
Workshops, vendors, entertainment for parents who homeschool. Phoenix Convention Center, South Building
In 2014: July 11, 12
Arizona Rookie League Baseball
Minor League Baseball has 12 Rookie League teams in the Phoenix area. The 56 game season takes place in June, July and August. There are 13 teams in the Phoenix area. You can catch a game (free admission) in Phoenix, Mesa, Tempe, Scottsdale, Glendale, Goodyear, Peoria, or Surprise.
In 2014: Various dates in July
Birds in the Garden
Join expert birders for a morning bird walk along the Garden trails. Everyone, including first-time birders, is welcome. Wear a hat, sunscreen and comfortable walking shoes. Bring binoculars if available. Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix at 7 a.m. This activity is included in the regular admission fee.
In 2014: Every Monday in July
Birds 'n' Beer
Birds 'n Beer offers local professionals a fun and refreshing way to learn about Arizona birds and other wildlife while networking with fellow nature-lovers. Have a cold brew while enjoying an enlightening and lively presentation on Arizona nature. Nina Mason Pulliam Rio Salado Audubon Center in Phoenix. RSVP requested 602-468-6470.
In 2014: July 17
Family Fun Day
A day of fun that brings family exhibitions even more to life. This free event draws more than 1,000 visitors for art making projects and performances. ASU Art Museum, Tempe.
In 2014: July 12
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