Finding Free Events in Phoenix may not be easy, but we’ve done the hard work so you can enjoy the freebies - our up-to-date PHOENIX Free Events TODAY Calendar covers the best free concerts (classical, jazz, pop, rock, opera), free comedy shows, art exhibitions (museum, galleries), free and cheap party and nightlife activities & things to do right now, today, tonight in Phoenix and more.

TODAY - Friday, Jul 12, 2024

  • Freeze with Friendz! Kona Ice Social - Future Kindergarteners
    Freeze With Friendz! Kona Ice Social - Future Kindergarteners
    July 12 @ 12:15pm - 1pm

    BASIS Scottsdale Primary West Campus, 7496 East Tierra Buena Lane, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

    Freeze with Friendz! Kona Ice Social - Future Kindergarteners Come join us for a cool treat and meet some new friends before starting kindergarten! The event ...
  • Celiac Meet Up for Young Adults 18-25
    Celiac Meet Up For Young Adults 18-25
    July 12 @ 1pm - 3pm

    Intentional Foods (IF Cafe & Market), 1837 West Guadalupe Road #UNIT 103, Mesa, AZ 85202

    Welcome to the Celiac Meet Up for Young Adults 18-25! Join us at Intentional Foods (IF Cafe & Market) for a fun social gathering. This event is a great ...
  • Lookout Live! :  Live Music in Moon Valley featuring Jay Sanchez at Lookout Tavern
    Lookout Live! : Live Music In Moon Valley Featuring Jay Sanchez At Lookout Tavern
    July 12 @ 4pm - 8pm

    Lookout Tavern, 830 E Greenway Pkwy #100, Phoenix, AZ 85022, United States

    Spacious option for pub eats including weekend brunch, sports on numerous TVs & bar games till late. Playing 90’s hits and other popular music
  • Primer Tempe Summer Party
    Primer Tempe Summer Party
    July 12 @ 5pm - 8pm

    8600 S McClintock Dr, 8600 South McClintock Drive, Tempe, AZ 85284

    Primer Microschools is hosting a summer carnival at our Tempe campus! All families with kids ages 4-13 are welcome to attend. If you're interested in learning ...
  • VIP Friday’s at The LOLA
    Vip Friday’S At The Lola
    July 12 @ 5pm - 9pm

    The Lola, North Sunrise Boulevard, Glendale, AZ, USA, 6770 North Sunrise Boulevard ##109, Glendale, AZ 85305

    Welcome to VIP Friday’s at The LOLA! Join us at our amazing venue located on North Sunrise Boulevard in Glendale, AZ, USA for a night of fun and entertainment. ...
  • Live Music :  Live Music in Old Town Scottsdale featuring People Who Could Fly at Boondocks Patio & Grill
    Live Music : Live Music In Old Town Scottsdale Featuring People Who Could Fly ...
    July 12 @ 6pm - 9pm

    Boondocks Patio & Grill, 4341 N 75th St, Scottsdale, AZ 85251, United States

    Open hangout with indoor/outdoor bars, local beers & pub grub, plus pool tables, darts & live music. People Who Could Fly has performed with Flo Rida, ...
  • Local Beats :  Live Music in Paradise Valley featuring Marcus Tinsley at Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas
    Local Beats : Live Music In Paradise Valley Featuring Marcus Tinsley At Hilton ...
    July 12 @ 7pm - 10pm

    Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas, 6333 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85250

    Luxurious stay near Old Town Scottsdale provides a gracious setting for meetings, travelers, and social events. Nightlife, art galleries, and world-class golf ...
  • Stargazing at ADERO Scottsdale Resort
    FREE Travel & Outdoors
    Stargazing At Adero Scottsdale Resort
    July 12 @ 7pm - 9pm. Weekly - Fridays

    ADERO SCOTTSDALE RESORT, 13225 N Eagle Ridge Dr, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268, USA

    Local astronomers, "The Star Dudes" will be on-hand to assist and educate guests about our solar system and navigate the night sky from ADERO to spot some of ...
  • Open Mic Night at Backstreet Asia
    Open Mic Night At Backstreet Asia
    July 12 @ 8pm - 10pm

    Backstreet Asia Filipino & Asian Restaurant, 965 E Van Buren St Suite 123, Avondale, AZ

    Come get to know your local comedy scene at this free show Avondale. Backstreet Asia is beautiful, chic restaurant with delicious food and cold drinks. Come ...
  • Live Music :  Live Music in Downtown Chandler featuring New Groove Entertainment at Recreo Cantina
    Live Music : Live Music In Downtown Chandler Featuring New Groove ...
    July 12 @ 8pm - 11pm

    Recreo Cantina, 28 S San Marcos Pl, Chandler, AZ 85225

    This Cantina in downtown Chandler celebrates Arizona with fresh local ingredients, inviting indoor/outdoor garden hangout vibes, and unique cocktails that will ...
  • Live Music at O.H.S.O.'s Gilbert, The Park, Featuring Rio Grande
    Live Music At O.H.S.O.'s Gilbert, The Park, Featuring Rio Grande
    July 12 @ 8pm - 11pm

    O.H.S.O. Brewery- Gilbert, 335 North Gilbert Road ##102, Gilbert, AZ 85234

    Come enjoy the beautiful weather with live music at your favorite neighborhood bar!
  • Limited FREE Tickets To the Stand Up Live Comedy Madness Show
    Limited Free Tickets To The Stand Up Live Comedy Madness Show
    July 12 @ 9:45pm - 11:15pm

    Stand Up Live, 50 West Jefferson Street, Phoenix, AZ 85003

    About this eventComedy Madness is one of the largest stand up comedy promotions companies in the world, producing thousands of shows in North America since ...

More Free Things To Do in Phoenix Today

Phoenix, AZ, is not just known for its scorching summers and desert landscapes but also for its diverse range of free activities that cater to both residents and visitors alike. Whether you're a nature enthusiast, art lover, or history buff, there's something for everyone. Here's a curated list of more free things you can do in Phoenix Today & Every Day:

Desert Botanical Garden - Free Admission Community Days
Experience the beauty of the desert landscape with free admission days at the Desert Botanical Garden. Discover the tranquil vibrancy of desert plants nestled amid the red rocks of the Papago Buttes. Visitors can stroll through five thematic trails to explore the fascinating beauty of the Sonoran Desert, from towering cacti and alluring succulents to brilliant wildflowers and lush trees. Enjoy complimentary admission to the Garden every second Tuesday of the month.

Hike Camelback Mountain
Challenge yourself with a hike up Camelback Mountain and enjoy panoramic views of the city. Located just 20 minutes from downtown Phoenix, Camelback Mountain is one of Phoenix's best hikes and most popular attractions for thousands of visiting hikers each year. Two difficult trails ascend 1,420 feet to a summit resembling the hump of a camel's back, affording 360-degree views of the surrounding city. Remember to bring plenty of water and wear appropriate footwear.

Phoenix Public Library
Visit the Phoenix Public Library and dive into a world of books, magazines, and digital resources. Attend free workshops and events for all ages. Phoenix Public Library (PPL) a system of libraries comprised of central Phoenix’s flagship, Burton Barr Central Library (BBCL) and 16 branch locations, provides greater Phoenix communities and individuals an essential support system with one of the greatest empowerment gifts of all: free access to trustworthy information.

Papago Park
Explore the unique geological formations at Papago Park. Enjoy hiking trails, picnic areas, and scenic vistas. Take a hike around the red butte formations in Papago Park, including the iconic Hole-in-the-Rock Trail; cast a line in seven acres of stocked fishing lagoons. The trails in Papago Park are typically smooth with little elevation gain, providing easy access for walking, hiking, mountain biking or trail running. The park is split into east and west sides by Galvin Parkway.

Arizona Capitol Museum
Discover Arizona's rich history and heritage at the Arizona Capitol Museum. The Arizona Capitol Museum utilizes historic artifacts, guided interpretation, virtual resources, interactive activities, and public programs to educate visitors on Arizona’s governmental, political, and social history. Educational programs support Arizona Social Studies Standards with an emphasis on civics and government. Learn about the state's government, culture, and notable figures. The Capitol Museum is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for self-guided visits.

Phoenix Mountain Preserve
The parks and peaks that make up the Phoenix Mountains Preserve are surrounded by civilization, but feel as remote as the Sonoran Desert outside the city. Located in the heart of Central Phoenix and just 20 minutes from downtown, the preserve offers hiking, biking, and views from prominent summits such as Piestewa Peak and Camelback Mountain. Embark on a hiking adventure and choose from a variety of trails ranging from easy to challenging. All gated trailheads and parking areas are open 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. Trails remain open until 11 p.m.

Arizona Falls
Visit Arizona Falls, a unique hydroelectric plant turned public art installation. This unusual attraction highlights a waterfall created in 1883 during the construction of the Arizona Canal. Over the years, interest in the site waxed and waned until the city of Phoenix and the water and power organization Salt River Project (SRP) joined forces to create a new hydroelectric plant and public recreational park featuring art installations and educational materials. Enjoy scenic views, picnic areas, and educational displays.

South Mountain Park
Explore South Mountain Park, one of the largest municipal parks in the country. At more than 16,000 acres, South Mountain Park/Preserve is one of the largest municipally managed parks in the nation and consists of three mountain ranges - the Ma Ha Tauk, Gila and Guadalupe. The park boasts more than 50 miles of trails for hiking, horseback riding and mountain biking. Additionally, the roadways throughout the park are a favorite for bicyclists. Hike, bike, or drive to Dobbins Lookout for breathtaking city views.

Historic Heritage Square
Step back in time at Historic Heritage Square. Heritage Square is a striking reminder of the city’s vibrant Victorian past. Located on Block 14 of the original townsite of Phoenix, the Square dates back to the late 1800s, and the restored Rosson House Museum is its crowning jewel. Whether you love history, technology, good food, or just a quiet place to reflect – a visit to Heritage Square is for you! Explore restored homes, museums, and gardens showcasing Phoenix's early history.

Phoenix Center for the Arts
Attend free exhibitions, performances, and workshops at the Phoenix Center for the Arts. Phoenix Center for the Arts provides arts and culture opportunities for all through education, programming, and advocacy. Experience local talent and creativity.

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