Phoenix events: 13 things to do this week around Phoenix (May 1 - 7)

Posted at 10:26 AM, May 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-01 13:31:23-04
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From food festivals to theatre to concerts and comedians, there is a lot that happens in the Valley each week. Scroll down to check out this week's top events. Did I miss one? Send an email to

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The Weekend: Starboy: Legend of the Fall 2017 World Tour (May 2)
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: At last check, $102 was least expensive ticket

Where: Comerica Theatre
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $20

Zac Brown Band (May 4)
Where: Gila River Arena
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $45+

Australia's Thunder from Down Under(May 4-6)
Where: Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale
Time: 5 p.m. or 8 p.m. View website for specific times.
Admission: $25

First Friday Art Walk (May 5)
Where: Roosevelt Row in downtown Phoenix
Time: 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Admission: Free
**Free admission to Phoenix Art Museum, 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
**Free admission to Heard Museum, 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.

REO Speedwagon (May 5)
Where: Celebrity Theatre
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $50 - $90

Urban Wine & Jazz Walk/International Jazz Day (May 6)
Where: 30 restaurants, bars around downtown Phoenix
Time: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: Wine samples are $2 or $3.

Chris Rock: Total Blackout Tour (May 6)
Where: Comerica Theatre
Time: 7 p.m. & 10 p.m.
Admission: $49.50
**Reminder: This is a rescheduled show. Tickets from Rock's Feb. 25 show will be honored.
** Cell phones, smart watches, and recording devices will have to be checked before you can enter the theater.

World Bazaar & Phoenix Community Market (May 6)
Where: 1815 W. Camelback Road, Phoenix AZ (19th Avenue, Camelback Park-and-Ride)
Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Admission: Free

Turf Paradise Kentucky Derby Party (May 6)
Where: 1501 W. Bell Road, Phoenix AZ 85023
Time: Gates open at 7 a.m. Kentucky Derby 3:32 p.m. Arizona time
Admission: Grandstands - $5 - $80

Food Stick 2017(May 6)
Where: Peoria Sports Complex
Time: 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Admission: $5 plus food purchases

Free Sunday at i.d.e.a. Museum (May 7)
Where: i.d.e.a. Museum, 150 W. Pepper Place, Mesa AZ
Time: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: Entrance fee waived for the day.

Phoenix Cinco de Mayo Festival (May 7)
Where: Washington and First Avenue, downtown Phoenix
Time: 12 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Admission: General admission - $5, VIP - $35
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