Phoenix Photos: Pictures of the Greater Phoenix Area
By Judy Hedding, About.com Guide
- Annual Events Photos
- Weather and Sky Pictures
- Desert Creatures Photo Gallery
- Desert Plants & Flowers Photos
- Local Attractions and Entertainment
- Only in the Summer
- Gardens and Hikes
- Shopping Picture Galleries
- Videos: Local People, Places, Things
- Holiday Photo Galleries
- Day Trips & Weekend Getaways
- Sports / Athletes Photo Galleries
- Neighborhoods Interests
- Pictures in a Class By Themselves
- ... And More
Annual Events Photos
Not a month goes by that there aren't special festivals and events in metro Phoenix. These photo galleries are intended to give you the perspective of what it's like to attend the event.
- Arizona Balloon Classic
- Arizona Tattoo Expo
- First Friday
- Scottsdale ArtWalk
- P F Chang's Marathon
- Hell City Tattoo Festival
- Arizona State Fair
- Maricopa County Fair
- Barrett-Jackson Class Car Auction
- Phoenix Open
- Aloha Festival
- Ostrich Festival
- Native American Arts Festival
- Arizona Renaissance Festival
- Maricopa County Home Show
- Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show
- Cave Creek Balloon Festival
- Luke Days at Luke AFB
- Glendale Chocolate Affaire
Weather and Sky Pictures
Arizona has beautiful sunsets, frightening dust storms and other weather phenomena that have been captured in images.
Desert Creatures Photo Gallery
Every part of the country has its critters, and the Sonora Desert, where Phoenix is located, is no different. Here you'll find pictures of scorpions and rattlesnakes, lizards and bugs, bunnies and bobcats, lizards and spiders -- you might be surprised at the amount of wildlife there is in Phoenix!
- Arizona Birds and Waterfowl
- Snakes of Maricopa County
- Black Widow Spider
- Other Animals and Reptiles Found in the Phoenix Area Desert
Desert Plants & Flowers Photos
Many people think of the desert as brown and dusty. Those people might be surprised at the beauty of the desert flora, as depicted in these pictures.
- Cactus Plants and Flowers
- Easy Desert Plants for Your Yard
- Saguaro Cactus Flowers
- Saguro Cactus Facts and Photos
- Arizona Wildflowers
Local Attractions and Entertainment
There is plenty to do in the Valley of the Sun. Here are the most popular picture galleries of local attractions in the Greater Phoenix area.
- Taliesin West / Frank Lloyd Wright
- Rawhide Western Town
- Mystery Castle
- Sea Life Aquarium
- Phoenix Zoo
- Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium
- Musical Instrument Museum
- Phoenix Area Night Clubs
- Dolly Steamboat
- ASU Gammage
- Cerreta Candy Company Tour
- Phoenix Childrens Museum
- Arizona Science Center
- Phoenix Art Museum
- Pueblo Grande Museum
- Shamrock Farms Tour
- Castles and Coasters
- The Heard Museum
- Hot Air Balloon Ride
- Enchanted Island Amusement Park
Only in the Summer
If you want to see where you can get wet to stay cool, these are the pictures you're looking for.
Gardens and Hikes
If you want to enjoy the desert scenery, these photos of our desert gardens and a few hikes should do the trick.
Shopping Picture Galleries
Here are some photo galleries for those of you that want to shop 'til you drop.
Videos: Local People, Places, Things
Here are some short videos of activities and places in the Greater Phoenix area. Sometimes it is better to watch the action instead of just reading about it!
Holiday Photo Galleries
Certain holidays lend themselves to picture taking because they are so pretty or unusual. here are a few of the most popular holiday photo galleries.
Day Trips & Weekend Getaways
Arizona has incredibly unique and beautiful places to visit that are close by. Here are some picture galleries of spots that you might not want to miss during your Arizona visit.
Sports / Athletes Photo Galleries
The Phoenix area is very sports oriented, and here you'll find pictures of stadiums, athletes, sporting events and more.
- University of Phoenix Stadium
- University of Phoenix Stadium Tour
- Chase Field Tour
- Sports Teams Mascots
- Team Logos
- Phoenix Suns
- Ironman Triathlon
- Phoenix Mercury (WNBA)
- Arizona Cardinals
- Spring Training Stadiums and Teams
- PING Golf Factory Tour
- Arizona Diamondbacks
- AVP Tour Volleyball
- Baseball Slang in Pictures
- Phoenix Open
- LPGA Golfers From Arizona
Getting to know what an area looks like can be difficult, but these pictures of various parts of the metro Phoenix area will help.
- Phoenix Home Types
- Dog Parks / Bark Parks / Offleash
- Splash Pads and Spray Pads
- METRO Light Rail
- Greater Phoenix City Sights
Pictures in a Class By Themselves
These picture galleries are popular, but don't really fit in any of the categories that one might think of when looking at Phoenix photos.
- Chile Peppers
- Can You Fry an Egg on the Sidewalk in the Summer?
- Sky Harbor Airport Rental Car Center
- Weird and Wacky Phoenix
- My Favorite Fair Foods
... And More
Not only are there hundreds of photo galleries at About.com Phoenix, but you can also submit your own pictures for consideration. If they are of good quality and meet the photo submission criteria, your photo could be featured on About.com Phoenix.