Phoenix events calendar: 10 top events, festivals to check out this week around the Valley

Posted at 10:37 AM, Jul 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-31 13:37:36-04

It's hot out there!

Looking for the top events around town? We've got you covered. Scroll down to see what's happening around Phoenix this week.

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Chef Chris Bianco book signing (July 31)
Where: Changing Hands Bookstore in Phoenix
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Admission: $34.99 (includes copy of his first cookbook, admission for two)
**Per website, seating is limited to standing room only

John Mayer (August 1)
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena
Time: 7 p.m.

Matchbox Twenty & Counting Crows: A Brief History of Everything Tour (August 2)
Where: Ak-Chin Pavilion
Time: 6:45 p.m.
Admission: $27+

Neil Diamond (August 4)
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $44.75+

Metallica(August 4)
Where: University of Phoenix Stadium
Time: 6 p.m. (gates open at 4 p.m.)
Admission: $99+

Art Link's First Friday Art Walk (August 4)
Where: Along Roosevelt Street in downtown Phoenix
Time: 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Admission: Free

Banda MS (August 4)
Where: Comerica Theatre
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $99+

Ethiopian Fest (August 5)
Where: Mesa Convention Center, 263 N. Center Street
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Admission: $25 - $40

Ed Sheeran (August 5)
Where: Gila River Arena
Time: 7:30 p.m.

Prowl & Play: Dinosaurs at Phoenix Zoo (August 5)
Where: Phoenix Zoo
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Admission: $6 - $8


Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera exhibit (through August 20)
Where: Heard Museum
Time: Open during museum hours
Admission: museum admission + $7 to see Frida Kahlo exhibit

Get Animated! (through September 4)
Where: Arizona Science Center
Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: museum admission + $7.95 additional