Check out these "stay cool" weekend ideas from AZ Parenting magazine.
Phoenix / The Phoenix Zoo
A winter storm is predicted to hit the Phoenix Zoo leaving massive amounts of snow behind? Come play in over 20 tons of snow! (There will be a separate snow play area for toddlers). Among many different attractions, you can build snowmen, make snow angels, or even practice your aim at the snowball spinning targets! This event isn't just for the humans, our animals are all getting special ice treats as well. This arctic event is from 7-11 a.m., featuring dancing and fun with Radio Disney. Free with paid general admission.
Christmas in July
Glendale / Downtown
Christmas in July, Santa is making an early stop in Historic Downtown Glendale will enjoy a fun-filled day of holiday crafts, sweet treats and exclusive deals in Historic Downtown Glendale, while having the opportunity to give back during a special Back to School charity drive. With only 157 days left to get all of your shopping done early and avoid the rush! 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Scottsdale / McCormick- Stillman Railroad Park
Enjoy music at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park, bring a blanket or a lawn chair and enjoy a variety of music. Train and carousel rides are available during all concerts for a small charge. 7:30-9 p.m.
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