Tickets & Events in Verde Village

Flam Chen – Up to 50% Off Stilt Circus and Dinner

“The Legislation”

Arcosanti

$40 $20

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Performers from four circus troupes cap Global Stilt Congress 2014 with a cavalcade of stilt acrobatics, plus dinner and a dance party

Up to 56% Off Flagstaff Blues and Brews

Flagstaff Blues & Brews Festival

Flagstaff

$40 $22

Craft beer from Odell Brewing Company pairs with sets from six blues bands; local microbrew tasting from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

"Peter Pan" – Up to 51% Off Musical

"Peter Pan"

Arizona Broadway Theatre

$318 $155

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Peter Pan sings and soars around the stage as he fends off the villainous Captain Hook with the Lost Boys and Tinker Bell

Up to54% Off Improv at Outliars Comedy Club

Outliars Comedy Club

Multiple Locations

$20 $10

Improv players trained at Second City and iO explore the unexpected in short- and long-form scenes

Half Off Club Night for Two at El Parral

El Parral

Glendale

$20 $10

Dance club complete with table and bottle service, a full bar, and live music gets folks moving

Up to 48% Off Arizona Cardinals Game Package

FHS Entertainment

University of Phoenix Stadium

$171 $99

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In two preseason games, Arizona hosts Houston and Cincinnati; fans collect a signed photos of a current star

Up to 33% Off Murder and a Meal Dinner Theatre

Murder and a Meal Dinner Theatre Presents: "A Ghostly Crime", "Deadly Housewives", or "Get A Clue.. Or Die!"

Orange Tree Golf Resort

$97.47 $65

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Zany casts of characters enact murder mysteries, and audiences discover who is guilty between bites of a three-course dinner

Up to 47% Off a Movie Outing at Studio Movie Grill

Studio Movie Grill

Scottsdale

$9.50 $5

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A wide selection of new releases and cult classics is projected on towering screens as viewers watch from leather recliners and tables

Stand-Up, Scottsdale! – Up to 51% Off Standup

Stand-Up, Scottsdale!

Stand-Up, Scottsdale!

$35 $17

Intimate comedy venue hosts a rotating cast of nationally known comedians

Half Off at The Speakeasy Comedy Club

The Speakeasy Comedy Lounge

South Scottsdale

$24 $12

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Local comics share the stage with national headliners at a comedy lounge inside Papi Chulo's Mexican Cantina

The Whispers – Up to 53% Off Concert

The Whispers

Celebrity Theatre

$53.75 $25

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Vocal Hall of Famers of "And the Beat Goes On" fame get audiences grooving alongside the R&B crooners of "Fantastic Voyage"

Up to 41% Off Dinner and Murder-Mystery Show

Mystery Mansion Dinner Theater

Phoenix

$84 $52

Comedy, cabaret, and live dinner theater in haunted Transylvanian mansion or Hollywood Golden Age set; three-course dinner accompanies show

Up to 59% Off Improv Comedy Show

Chaos Comedy Improv

Dearing Acting Studio

$24 $15

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Family-friendly comedy troupe showcases improvisational talent in weekly, unscripted shows

52% Off Murder-Mystery Dinner Show

The Murder Mystery Company

Old Spaghetti Factory

$60 $29

Professional improv actors invite diners to participate in an interactive whodunit as they enjoy a three-course meal

"God's Got A Man Just For You" – Up to 57% Off Seminar

"God's Got A Man Just For You" Seminar

Salvation Army KROC Corps Community Center

$69.99 $30

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Author Dee Stephens and a lineup of Christian speakers and comedians dole out relationship advice and inspiration

Phoenix Mercury – Up to 58% Off Basketball Game

Phoenix Mercury

US Airways Center

$39 $17

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Brittney Griner, Diana Taurasi, and the two-time champion Mercury look to extend their lead over the rest of the Western Conference

Up to 51% Off Ballet Performance

"Graduation Ball"

Orpheum Theatre

$45 $22

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Charming ballet follows the students of a 19th-century girls' finishing school as they celebrate graduation

Scandalesque – Up to 41% Off "M" or "Sexy Sci-Fi" Burlesque Show

Scandalesque presents "M" or "Sexy Sci-Fi"

The Pressroom

$50.92 $29.99

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Saucy performers devise costumes and routines based on a pair of famous blondes or science fiction alongside musical guests and comedians

Up to 62% Off Duel for Domination MMA Event

Duel For Domination

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

50% Off Urban Beer Scavenger Hunt

Wild Goose Chase

Uptown Tavern

$50 $25

Goose Island Beer Company sponsers a beer-drinking scavenger hunt, in which teams of two race through Denver in search of five golden eggs

25% Off Race-Day Package

RaceDaySponsor.com

Avondale

$400 $299

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Have your name plastered to a race car with sponsorship packages that include complimentary pit and garage passes

Up to 55% Off at The Black Mustache

The Black Mustache

The Black Mustache Old-Fashioned Melodrama Co.

$32 $15

This vaudeville-style theater encourages audience participation during its side-splitting slapstick plays

Up to 51% Off at Rawhide

Rawhide

Chandler

$29.90 $17

See a live-action cowboy show or pan for fool's gold at this Wild West–themed town

Up to 76% Off at Red White & Rawhide

Red White & Rawhide

Chandler

$100 $29

Enjoy live music, beer, wine, and margarita tastings, and a souvenir glass at a Fourth of July beer festival with fireworks

Up to 53% Off Blue Collar Beerfest & Backyard BBQ

Blue Collar Beerfest & Backyard BBQ

Rawhide Western Town and Steakhouse

$80 $39

Mix of craft and domestic beers at six-hour beer festival with roller derby; admission includes 20 beer samples

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In 1966, Chuck Mabery bought a cattle ranch that dated back to the late 19th century, planting the seeds of the Blazin' M Ranch. After stints herding and growing vegetables, the flood of 1993 forced the Mabery family to start over, inspiring them to show off their musical talents at a traditional chuck-wagon dinner staged on the property. Fully renovated in 2010, the ranch now hosts an authentic Arizona frontier town where visitors can experience the cowboy life through such activities as lassoing mechanical steers, shooting wax bullets out of a real Colt .45, and learning how to easily covert ten-gallon hats into metric. A selection of shops fits customers out in Western-themed apparel, the copper Spur Saloon serves local wines and microbrews, and a museum delves into the history of the ranch, pioneer-era Arizona, and the Yavapai-Apache Nation. An old-time photo studio, "Pistols and Petticoats", allows groups to have their likeness captured while wearing Victorian costumes. At the museum, the unique Wood'n West Gallery enthralls visitors with moving dioramas of Western life, hand carved over 30 years by a master whittler.

Dead Horse Ranch State Park
Cottonwood,
AZ
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Spinning fire creates a haze of smoke. A giant dances through it. There's no stage around, no velvet seats to remind audiences they're watching a show, so the scene feels like hallucination, or like a portal has opened up and granted eyes a glimpse into another realm. And such is the effect Flam Chen has sought to create for nearly 20 years. Through pyrotechnic displays tinged with technology and made more daring with acrobatics, the circus troupe's performers create a dramatic playground where dark and light forces—at once human and animal—feed off each other.

Outside of performing a dozen original shows across the globe, the troupe performs custom performances for public causes and private commissions. Their theatricality has attracted the attention of masters of spectacle such as Tim Burton and Stan Lee, and made them shoe-ins to serve as the flyers during the Scream Awards. Yet their performances have also served a greater good: they've raised funds for local charities and communities, and worked with the non-profit Many Mouths One Stomach to create public celebration and ceremony.

13555 South Cross L Road
Mayer,
AZ
US

Running with 1,500-pound bulls is inherently dangerous—the organizers of the stateside Running with the Bulls don't deny that. But that doesn't mean that the thrill of Pamplona has to come with the mistreatment of the animals, which is why participants who hit, slap, harass, or otherwise impede the progress of the bulls will be removed from the venue. With those distractions aside, spectators can focus on the essence of the run: watching 12 horn-swinging bulls dash through a quarter-mile course on the heels of runners who must have heard that this event was called Running with the Lambs. But the event gives the community more than elevated heart rates, as each three-day spectacle begins with a charity run that benefits Operation Hawkeye, an organization that supports the families of Special Operations forces who've been killed in combat.

6705 E. Cave Creek Blvd.
Cave Creek,
AZ
US

Since its founding in 1934 by archetypal cowboy Roy Rogers and a group of like-minded cowpeople, the Sons of the Pioneers have sung classic compositions chronicling life in the Old West to audiences worldwide—earning them entry into the Country Music Hall of Fame and National Cowboy Hall of Fame. A veritable Supreme Court of country music, the sextet's rotating lineup of members perform for several decades before retiring, and a mandatory majority vote from the Senate is required for new cowboy singers. The venerable current roster still burns through fiddle and guitar strings like undomesticated flames fanned by the mellifluous breeze of six-part harmonies. In keeping with the authentic music and Western themes, the Sons of the Pioneers encourages audiences to applaud the performance with hearty "yee-haws," but asks them to refrain from firing six-shooters wildly into the air.

2001 W Wickenburg Way
Wickenburg,
AZ
US

Local thespians Matt McAuley and Richard Vines banded together with the Dysart Community Education Department to conceptualize Ghostlight Theatre on the tenets of entertaining and educating the community with the dramatic arts. The theatre's live productions give members of the community an opportunity to flex their theatrical muscles through acting, designing costumes, and pursuing careers as prop trees. Meanwhile, Ghostlight Theatre’s summer camps prepare budding thespians aged 10–18 for their moments in the spotlight.

15550 N Parkview Pl
Surprise,
AZ
US

UltraStar Cinemas cossets moviegoers in cushy seating as they enjoy Hollywood hits alongside buttery servings of popcorn. Film buffs can peruse the current showtimes by location to handpick an action-packed flick, romantic comedy, or chilling thriller featuring inexplicably aggressive hamsters. The concession stand outfits moviegoers with snacks, drinks, and buckets filled with warm kernels, keeping stomach grumblings to a minimum during showings and providing crunchy projectiles in case of sudden younger-sibling attacks. UltraStar Play it Again Cinemas also offers a selection of Hollywood hits for patrons to enjoy in high-back reclining chairs alongside snacks from the concession stand.

13649 N Litchfield Rd
Surprise,
AZ
US