Things To Do In Tempe

Up to 50% Off Entry to the Pub n Grub Block Party

Danelle Plaza

$20 $11

This full-day affair brings visitors and the area's top beer and food providers into one space for a fun party that benefits Arc of Tempe

94% Off MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

$350 $20

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

Up to59% Off Arizona Summer Camps Experience

Multiple Locations

$169 $69

Summer-camp organization joins local businesses to provide weeklong active and educational experiences for kids of all ages

50% Off Five-Day Kids' Robotics Camp

Multiple Locations

$199.95 $99

Instructors teach the fundamentals of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics with challenging robot kits

Up to 56% Off at AMF Bowling Co.

Multiple Locations

$24 $17

Bowling at over 250 locations across the country hosts groups of two, four, or six for two hours of bowling

62% Off Guitar Lessons at American Guitar Academy

Multiple Locations

$129.95 $49

Under the tutelage of skilled instructors, prospective rock icons learn scales, chords, and soloing techniques during 30-minute lessons

Up to 73% Off Fitness Classes at Arizona Combat Sports

Tempe

$120 $39

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High-intensity core classes and boot camps cull kickboxing, cardio, strength, and conditioning exercises; gloves provided in all classes

Up to 63% Krav Maga Classes

Tempe

$125 $49

Learn fighting and self-defense techniques designed for Israeli army

49% Off Personal Training

Tempe

$45 $23

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Up to 58% Off Martial Arts Memberships

Tempe

$80 $39.99

Black-belt instructor teaches kajukenbo methods, which blend karate, judo, jujitsu, kenpo, and boxing

Up to 58% Off at Lifestyles Fitness Personal Training

Tempe

$468 $199

30-minute semi-private workouts with a slew of fitness equipment; scan measures body-fat percentage

80% Off Fitness or Boxing Classes

Tempe

$100 $19.99

Exercisers looking to get fit choose between one month of fitness or boxing classes

Up to 84% Off Boot Camp

Multiple Locations

$120 $29

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Boot-camp classes provide a supportive environment while burning calories and building muscle

94% Off at ATA Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

$324 $20

Decades old school teaches students martial arts at 11 locations

Up to 61% Off Fitness Classes

Elliot Rd and McClintock Dr

$99 $39

Boot-camp, Zumba, kickboxing, FlowZensual, and groove cardio infusion

Up to 59% Off Classes at Laughing Buddha Yoga

Tempe

$85 $34.75

Hatha-focused yoga classes held daily at a 1,000 sq. ft. warehouse studio with sustainable cork floors, a large skylight, and hanging plants

79% Off Bikram Yoga Tempe

Bikram Yoga Tempe

$150 $32

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Bikram-certified instructors lead heated Bikram classes designed to accommodate all experience levels seven days a week

Up to 60% Off Fitness Training

Tempe

$50 $25

Personal trainer develops a customized, calorie-burning fitness plan that can include workouts such as plyometrics & agility drills

Up to 65% Off 35-Minute GroupFit Classes

Tempe

$140 $49

Build your strength, stamina, and power in only 35 minutes with GroupFit classes, which feature daily changing workouts

88% Off 30-Day Fat Flush Program with Fitness Classes

Tempe

$249 $29

30-day challenge helps participants shed weight, increase strength, and develop healthy lifestyle habits with guidance from fitness experts

Up to 70% Off at Made in CrossFit

Tempe

$150 $49

Challenging workouts customized to specific fitness levels and goals help clients slim their physiques

50% Off

Tempe

$100 $50

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Up to 56% Off at Phoenix Rock Gym

Tempe

$18 $10

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Instructors stand by to assist guests who clamber up 30 ft. ropes and bouldering walls

Up to 76% Off Kids' Capoeira Classes

Tempe

$100 $29

Brazilian technique merges self-defense tactics such as kicks with dance movements such as cartwheels and headstands

Up to 32% Off Electronic Dance Music Party

Multiple Locations

$147 $100

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Dash Berlin and Morgan Page headline a two-day festival that blends waterpark thrills with electronic dance music

Up to 58% Off Taste of Arizona & Spring Training Festival

Arizona Mills

$48 $20

Food trucks, music, and local artisans converge in one place for a long weekend of eats and contributing to charity

Harlem Globetrotters – Up to 40% Off Kids' Clinic

Multiple Locations

$110 $66

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Harlem Globetrotters players coach kids ages 6–12 on basketball fundamentals, drills, and off-the-court character development

Up to 62% Off Duel for Domination MMA Event

Arizona Event Center

$65.02 $29

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Duel for Domination brings the area's top MMA fighters into the octagon during three separate events

Up to 55% Off Handgun-Safety Course

Rio Salado Sportsman Club

$99 $49

NRA-certified instructors and safety officers demonstrate the safe operation of handguns, which students practice at a private range

55% Off Martial Arts

Mesa

$105 $47

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Up to 62% Off Personal Training

Get Forever Fit Personal Training

$90 $39

Expert trainer works with individuals or pairs during intense, 30-minute personal-training sessions

Up to 71% Off Yoga Classes at Radiant Love Yoga

Mesa

$100 $29

Mixture of gentle and power-based classes, with styles including Vinyasa, Jivamukti, Hatha, Naam, and Yin yoga

Up to 70% Off Boxing Fitness Classes at 1on1 Boxing Fitness

Multiple Locations

$49 $19

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Students burn fat and build muscle with expert-led boxing drills, building hand-eye coordination, footwork, strength, and endurance

Up to 55% Off Movie and Popcorn from Dealflicks

Multiple Locations

$20 $9

Customers enjoy $20 worth of Dealbucks, which they can use to buy movie tickets and concessions from Dealflicks.com

Up to 62% Off Tumbling Classes

Mesa

$60 $25

Encouraging instructors lead inclusive classes aimed at building tumbling skills and self-confidence

Up to 54% Off Golf Lessons

Mesa

$300 $149

Instructional packages blend private lessons, on-course instruction, and golf-focused medicine-ball training

Up to 63% Off Personal-Training Sessions

Anytime Fitness

$175 $75

Receive personalized attention during 30-minute personal-training sessions led by an accomplished and enthusiastic trainer

Up to 69% Off at Arizona Fight Club

Mesa

$80 $25

Open-gym membership grants access to all fitness equipment; two group boxing-training sessions per week with a trainer

65% Off at Hong's Karate

Mesa

$110 $38.50

Students of all ages build mental and physical strength and self confidence in karate classes

55% Off

Mesa

$150 $67

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 78% Off Boot Camp Clases at Fitness Works Athletic Clubs

Multiple Locations

$179 $49

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Students build muscle and burn fat during intense fitness classes

Up to 60% Off CrossFit On-Ramp Program

Mesa

$150 $75

Ease into the challenging moves of CrossFit with the On-Ramp program, designed for those completely new to the total-body workout

67% Off Zumba

Mesa

$21 $7

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communitiesby offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you.

Up to 60% Off Kids' Synchronized Swimming Clinic

Mesa

$45 $19.99

Kids aged 9 and under learn synchronized swimming basics, then put together a short routine to music to perform for family and friends

50% Off

Mesa

$130 $65

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 85% Health and Fitness Packages

Group Fit

$125 $19

Functional group fitness classes get participants moving in ways that tone the core and amp up cardiovascular function for optimal results

Up to 76% Off at CrossFit Insidious

Superstition Springs

$100 $25

Students of all fitness levels push, pull, squat, and lift their way through intense daily workouts

Up to 53% Off Roller-Skating and Birthday Party Package

Multiple Locations

$32 $16

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After lacing up inline and roller skates, visitors roll across glossy rink of one of three facilities

Up to 59% Off Yoga Classes

The Groves

$130 $59

Unique hot yoga classes utilize osteopathic principals to optimize spinal health

50% Off CrossFit

Mesa

$120 $60

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Up to 69% Off at Tigers Lair Martial Arts Academy

Superstition Springs

$170 $59

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Students learn self-defense moves while cultivating confidence, discipline, and both mental and physical strength in martial-arts classes

Up to 78% Off Dance Classes

Mesa

$75 $19

Learn ballet, hip hop, jazz, or other dance styles from a seasoned troupe of instructors

Up to 56% Off Golf Lessons at Cause-N-Effect Golf

Mesa

$135 $59

Two-time NCAA All-American draws from 26-year playing and coaching career to groom golfers' game in indoor lessons

77% Off Private and Group Lessons at Dance Doctors

Multiple Locations

$126.50 $29

Students perfect dance steps during one-on-one sessions and then practice them during group dance parties

Up to 78% Off Boot Camp

Mesa

$110 $25

Trainers lead brief intervals of challenging workouts before ending class with an obstacle course

51% Off Scuba Certification

Mesa

$706.80 $349

Students become safe, confident divers in the diving center's heated pool, then scuba dive in Lake Pleasant to earn open-water certification

50% Off Girl's Spa-Day Camps

Mesa

$50 $25

Girls ages 5–10 enjoy makeovers, fashion shows, games, etiquette lessons, and refreshments during afternoon camps

Up to 83% Off Group Cross-Training

Mesa

$200 $35

Small groups of up to six learn proper technique from personal trainer as they burn calories and tone bodies

Up to 63% Off at Stratum Laser Tag

Mesa

$18.99 $10

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Strobe lights and black lights illuminate laser tag arena that boasts 15 different levels and 90 towers, bridges, and ramps

Up to 52% Off Arizona Seafood Festival

Salt River Fields

$159.98 $79

All-you-can-eat crab headlines a seafood celebration with live DJs, a special Wine Row, and kid-friendly attractions

30% Off Helicopter Tours

Multiple Locations

$270 $189

Soar past Camelback Mountain and over Old Town Scottsdale on a Paradise Valley tour, or take in famous red rock formations over Sedona

57% Off City Scavenger Hunts

Scottsdale Civic Center Plaza

$67 $29

Teams wind through the city solving physical and mental challenges as they compete in a scavenger hunt

Murder And A Meal Dinner Theater – Up to $32.47 Off

Orange Tree Golf Resort

$97.47 $65

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A family gathering turns into a murder investigation, as audiences discover who is guilty between bites of a three-course dinner

Up to 76% Off at Bikram Yoga Old Town Scottsdale

Old Town Scottsdale

$160 $39

Certified Bikram-yoga instructors guide groups through 26 postures in a studio heated to 105 degrees

Up to 69% Off Yoga

North Scottsdale

$120 $49

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Essentials classes introduce new yogis to the ancient practice; Mysore yoga offers one-on-one instruction in small group settings

Up to 51% Off Standup Comedy

Downtown Scottsdale

$35 $17

Intimate comedy venue hosts a rotating cast of nationally known comedians

Up to Off 67% Off Dating Seminar

Camelback Golf Course

$198 $99

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Relationship expert Leslee Alexander Gibbs and 8 notable speakers offer romantic advice and pinpoint common dating mistakes

49% Off Pontoon Rental from Bartlett Lake Marina

Scottsdale

$450 $229

Well-appointed pontoon boats carry up to 10 passengers across a 2,815-acre lake with scenic views of the national forest

Up to 84% Off Classes at Amenzone Fitness

Multiple Locations

$180 $39

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Back-to-the-basics fitness routines motivate clients with workouts that use body weight and car tires

Up to 80% Off at Independence Personal Training

South Scottsdale

$180 $39

Certified personal trainers help exercisers push past fitness plateaus and achieve their goals with custom workout plans

$105 Off Yoga Classes

Greyhawk

$140 $35

Teachers focus on creating stronger, more toned bodies and improved states of mind with balancing and energizing poses in a heated room

Up to 66% Off Golf Lessons

McCormick Ranch

$110 $49

Lessons cover swing mechanics to create effortless power and control; playing lessons cover course management and strategy

51% Off Private Guitar or Bass Lessons

Downtown Scottsdale

$80 $39

Versed in styles ranging from jazz to metal, instructors focus on skills such as notation, and will also teach students' favorite songs

71% Off Kids' Play at Pump It Up

North Scottsdale

$62.50 $18

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Kids' imaginations run wild as they explore, bounce, and burn energy at vibrantly colored bouncy houses, slides, and inflatables

Up to 71% Off Yoga Classes

Central Scottsdale

$110 $39

Flow through classic vinyasa poses or get groovy with the signature GrateFLOW Dead class set to a psychedelic soundtrack

Up to Half Off Nine Holes of Virtual Golf

North Scottsdale

$44 $22

X-Golf simulators replicate legendary courses such as Pebble Beach and St. Andrews with HD graphics and tilting floors

56% Off Services

North Scottsdale

$45 $20

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Up to 75% Off Dance-Fitness Classes

Uptown

$240 $59

25 instructors lead dance classes covering styles such as ballet, belly dance, Zumba, and salsa

Up to 51% Off Wine Tasting and Pierre Chainier Champagne

Scottsdale

$73 $36

Wine tasting features artisanal meats and cheeses while mom enjoys a gift of Pierre Chainier Champagne in eclectic warehouse space

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Youthful shrieks and the slap of feet on mats fill the air at Southwest Gymnastics Training Center, drifting past a climbing rope and floor-level trampoline. Coaches preside over the 10,500-square-foot facility, improving more than somersaults—they also help give kids the self-esteem and discipline to excel in school or run a successful ant farm. The safety-certified coaches encourage positive traits in their young charges during recreational and competitive classes for ages 18 months to 18 years. Designed to adhere to USA Gymnastics guidelines, the curriculum helps kids build skills in a logical order, ensuring that no one has to do a cartwheel before learning what a wheel is.

The coaches also teach trampoline and tumbling skills, occasionally retiring to the sidelines to supervise open gym sessions. During these unstructured play sessions, kids can safely experiment with any equipment or practice pushing a wheelbarrow full of gold medals. Recreational classes for girls aged 6–18, boys aged 6–18, little ones aged 18 months–5 years, and athletic action figures, as well as competitive classes for advanced-level acrobats. Tumbling and trampoline lessons build knowledge of the sport, with a bouncier surface than a circus seal's mattress.

4930 S Ash Ave
Tempe,
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The Phoenix New Times pick for Best Rock Club in 2010 and 2011, this live-music venue draws crowds that huddle around indoor and outdoor stages to groove and wail every night of the week. Concerts and festivals stage local bands, indie rockers, and national acts playing genres ranging from bluegrass and reggae to jam music and rock 'n' roll. Amid the big-name acts, the house upholds beloved traditions; Grateful Dead fanatics and people with tie-dyed flesh emerge to party on Sunday nights, and each Thursday, burgeoning starlets perform karaoke with the support of a full live band. Beside the outdoor stage, a spacious patio facilitates mingling under the sky's star-freckled firmament. At the indoor bar, barkeeps fill glasses with mixed drinks and brews while colorful lights flash against walls. Black leather couches and huge art canvases line the lounge area, and a dance floor carved before the stage affords up-close views of the passport stamps canvassing rock star's wrists. AZCentral noted: "Not far from Mill Avenue, the Sail Inn offers a whole different scene, with a cool vibe and laid-back people."

26 S Farmer Ave
Tempe,
AZ
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Dance can be healing. Studio founder Christie knows this better than anyone, having turned to sensual dance as an outlet after being diagnosed with a brain tumor. Her newfound practice not only set her on a healthier path, it also made her feel more confident and feminine as well. She was hooked, and opened Express MiE to share that same feeling with other women.

Today, Christie and her staff start each of Express MiE’s sultry fitness classes with a guided meditation. That’s because the studio prioritizes finding and trusting inner beauty over learning snazzy pole tricks. And while the moves are certainly sensual, they’re inspired less by the promiscuity of romance novels or flirtatious barbershop poles than by techniques from ballet, ballroom, and belly dancing. This winning combination led the Phoenix New Times to name the studio Best Place to Learn to Pole Dance in 2010, noting that the instructors “are serious about developing core strength and six-pack abs by wrapping and gyrating around poles and cheering each other on.”

6448 S McClintock Dr
Tempe,
AZ
US

A comprehensive health club for women, Luna Fitness helps clients understand their bodily needs during each monthly cycle through fitness classes and figure-shaping spa treatments. Burn up to 1,400 calories per session sans arson charges with two infrared body wraps, used to shrink cellulite and boost metabolism.

975 E Elliot Rd
Tempe,
AZ
US

Housing numerous artifacts and anecdotes that catalog Arizona's near-100-year statehood, the Arizona Historical Society Museum at Papago Park takes visitors on a voyage through pivotal moments in the state's history. The museum's exhibits, like flashlights swallowed by a history book, illuminate the narratives of famous Arizonans—including the first female Supreme Court Justice, Sandra Day O'Connor—and provide insight into Arizona's Japanese internment camps and Papago Park POW camps during World War II. With a mix of info-rich text, multimedia displays and hands-on learning, the exhibits keep visitors engaged and entertained, much like betrothals performed as rock ballads.

1300 N College Ave
Tempe,
AZ
US

A safe space. That's what the Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley give to more than 43,000 kids each year. But along with keeping kids out of harm's way after school lets out, the Boys & Girls Clubs enrich children's lives though their programs. Kids get creative in arts classes, learn social interaction and fitness skills in sports programs, and prepare for the future with technology courses that ensure they won't buy stock in companies that only produce floppy discs.

But the Boys & Girls Clubs impact kids beyond afterschool care. In addition to the East Valley clubs having the first Arizona club to serve a Native American community, the clubs' Ladmo branch has Mona Dixon, who was named National Youth of the Year for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America in 2010.

Her path of success, encouraged by the Boys & Girls Clubs, led her from a girl homeless and worried about her family's survival to a young woman with a full ride to college and named one of the Top 28 Most Influential Black Women in America by Essence magazine.

715 W 5th St
Tempe,
AZ
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