2018,  Why Arizona Weekly

Why Arizona Weekly | June 14th

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In this segment, we’re highlighting fun things for you to do in Arizona this week.

👇 Here’s what’s going on…

0:20 – Sports in Arizona
1:20 – Family Activities + Movies
2:05 – Festivals
3:22 – Movies + What’s New to Netflix
5:55 – Concerts + Comedy Shows

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D-Backs – 6/14 -17, the Mets are coming to town!

Phoenix Rising – 6/16, Tulsa Roughnecks FC

Mercury – 6/16, taking on the Connecticut Sun


Things To Do

Sutra Splash Yoga Pool Party– 6/16 from 9-11am

Recharge your hustle with a morning of luxury, self-love and deep beats. Escape to your happy place and immerse yourself in this intoxicating poolside affair.

Spark After Dark – 6/16 from 8 – 11 pm

Live graffiti art and music from DJ Riot Earp and the Dance Company, EPIK.


Family Activities 

Westgate Wednesdays Kids Summer Series, Dino World Dance Party w/ Baby T-Rex (Free, Wednesday the 20th, 6 – 7:30)

Desert Botanical Garden – Free Dad’s Flashlight Tour, 6/17 from 7 – 9:30 pm

Phoenix Children’s Museum – Dad’s and Grandpa’s are FREE!


12th Annual Bloomin Beerfest – 6/16, Downtown Phoenix at the Irish Cultural Center. 

For those attending this year’s Bloomin’ Beerfest, we will have a great selection of Local Craft, Irish and Scottish Beers for you to taste! Beerfest guests get a souvenir Bloomsday tasting cup and a card good for 16 beer tastings. $30 online and $40 at the gate.

White Mountains Hot Air Balloon Festival, – 6/16, 2 – 9 pm in Pinetop – Lakeside, AZ.

Tethered balloon rides, a hot-air balloon glow, live entertainment, a laser light show, food/retail vendors and a family fun zone.  A free balloon mass ascension will take place just after sunrise, with the festival open from 2-9 p.m. All balloon activities are weather permitting. $5.00; children 12 and younger free.

28TH Annual Pine/Strawberry Festival – 6/16-17, in Pine, AZ.

Cool mountain air, flats of fresh strawberries, arts and crafts, food vendors and strawberry treats. Sat 9 am – 5 pm, Sun 9 am – 4 pm.

First Annual Scottsdale Fahrenheit Festival, 6/16 from 11 – 6 pm, at WestWorld of Scottsdale. $5 to get in



6/15 – 

The Iron Maidens

6/16 – 

Hammerfall, Flotsam and Jetsam

Samuel L Cool J, Emby Alexander, Spiritual Warfare and the Greasy Shadows

2000 Foot Turtle

6/17 – 

Chicago, REO Speedwagon

6/18 – 

Ninja Sex Party

The Get Up Kids, The Casket Lottery

6/19 – 

Post Malone, 21 Savage

New Found Glory, Bayside

Treepeople, Prism Bitch

6/20 – 

Nipsey Hussle



6/15-16 Tom Papa @ Standup Live 

6/14-6/16 Corey Holcomb @ Tempe Improv



Incredibles 2: Bob Parr (Mr. Incredible) is left to care for Jack-Jack while Helen (Elastigirl) is out saving the world. Original Incredibles was released in 2004. Every returning character is played by the same voice actor as the original movie except for Dash who is now played by a new kid named Huck Milner. As of right now Incredibles 2 has a 96% on Rotten Tomatoes.

TAG: A small group of former classmates organize an elaborate, annual game of tag that requires some to travel all over the country. This is Based on a true story. Solid cast line up – Jon Hamm, Ed Helms, Hannibal Buress, Isla Fisher, Jeremy Renner and Jake Johnson

Gotti: The story of infamous crime boss John Gotti and his son. The movie is based on the Biography written by John Gotti Jr. about his father and their family. Starring John Travolta, Kelly Preston, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci.

Loving Pablo: Based on the true story of a journalist who strikes up a romantic relationship with notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar. Starring Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz.


6/14 – 

  • Cutie and the Boxer
  • Marlon: Season 1

6/15 – 

  • The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
  • La Hora Final
  • Lust Stories
  • Maktub
  • The Ranch: Part 5
  • Set It Up
  • Step Up 2: The Streets
  • Sunday’s Illness
  • True: Magical Friends
  • True: Wonderful Wishes
  • Voltron: Legendary Defender: Season 6

6/16 – 

  • Grey’s Anatomy: Season 14
  • In Bruges

6/17 – 

  • Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 5


📱 Don’t forget to share this with someone you’d like to adventure AZ with!

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