FUN! 13 things to do this week in Phoenix

Posted at 10:00 AM, Sep 20, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-20 13:00:23-04

What's happening this week around the Valley?


It's a big music week as artists come to the Valley of the Sun to help close out the summer.


Bowling For Soup stops by LiveWire on Monday, Def Leppard rocks the Ak-Chin Pavilion stage on Wednesday, and Hozier, Jimmy Eat World and others will entertain crowds at Tempe Beach Park for the Summer Ends Music Festival.


The Arizona Coyotes will also host a free intra-squad game on Thursday. Admission and parking is free.


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Monday, September 21:


Bowling For Soup (18+)
Where: LiveWire
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $20 + fees


Tuesday, September 22:


Free Fitness Class
Where: Westgate Entertainment District - WaterDance Plaza
Time: 7-9 p.m.


Wednesday, September 23:


Def Leppard
Where: Ak-Chin Pavilion
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $25 - $109


Thursday, September 24:


Summer Ends Music Festival: Hozier, Brandon Flowers, Cold War Kids

Where: Tempe Beach Festival
Time: 5:15 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Admission: $54.50
** Festival runs through Sunday, September 27.


Arizona Coyotes Intra-Squad Game

Where: Gila River Arena
Time: 6 p.m.
Admission: Free (parking is free, too)


MAC Talk: Wynton Marsalis
Where: Mesa Arts Center
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: Free


Sex With Strangers - Arizona Theatre Company
Where: Herberger Theater
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $21 - $41
** Shows scheduled through Oct. 11. Show times vary by date. Check website for complete schedule.


Friday, September 25:


Summer Ends Music Festival: Jimmy Eat World, Brand New, Spoon, Thrice, Manchester Orchestra, Kevin Devine
Where: Tempe Beach Festival
Time: 5:15 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Admission: $54.50
** Festival runs through Sunday, September 27.


Foo Fighter World Tour
Where: Ak-Chin Pavilion
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $42.50 - $75


Arizona Off-Road and Sand Expo
Where: WestWorld of Scottsdale
Time: 5-9 p.m.
**Open Sept. 26, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Sept. 27  9 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Hispanic Heritage Fiesta
Where: Gentry Park
Time: 5-9 p.m.
Admission: Free (parking, too)


Fiesta Peoria
Where: Pioneer Community Park, 8755 N. 83rd Avenue
Time: 6-10 p.m.
Admission: $5, plus parking. VIP options available, too.


Beginner Flatwater Canoeing: Info session + on-water session
Info session (Sept. 25, 6 p.m.): Cabelbas, 9380 W. Glendale Avenue in Glendale. Free.

On-water session (Sept. 26, 8 a.m.): Desert Outdoor Center, 41402 N. 87th Avenue in Peoria. Cost: $40