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Phoenix Things To Do: 16 events you do not want to miss this week in the Valley, July 8-14, 2019

Slide down water slides at CityScape's 'H2Oasis' event on Saturday, July 29
Posted at 9:39 PM, Jul 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-12 13:52:37-04

PHOENIX — Looking for something to do this week?

Here are the top events, festivals, concerts and shows happening around Phoenix.

Shawn Mendes & Alessia Cara (July 9)
Where: Gila River Arena
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $50+

Free admission to Desert Botanical Garden (July 9)
Where: Desert Botanical Garden
Time: 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Admission: Free on "community day," which is the second Tuesday of the month

Gilbert H20 Fest: eight water slides (July 10)
Where: Freestone Park
Time: Session 1, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Session 2, 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Admission: $5 per person
***Tickets must be bought in advance. No tickets will be sold at the event.

Indoor Football League's United Championship Bowl: Arizona Rattlers vs. Sioux Falls Storm (July 13)
Where: Gila River Arena
Time: 6 p.m.
Admission: $24+

KMLE's Country 90s Throwback(July 12) (18+ event)
Where: The Van Buren
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $10-$15

Movies on Main: Jumanji (2018) (July 12) *FREE
Where: Sliver Lot, 219 West Main Street, Mesa, AZ 85201
Time: 6 p.m. - 10 p.m., movie starts at 8 p.m.
Admission: Free; vendors will be there selling food and drinks

Free event: H20asis water park at CityScape Phoenix (July 13 & 14)
Where: CityScape Phoenix in downtown Phoenix
Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Admission: Free ($5 suggested donation to benefit Lincoln Family Downtown YMCA); paid parking available in underground garage, nearby garages, or at parking meters

Winter in July at Phoenix Zoo (July 13)
Where: Phoenix Zoo
Time: 7 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Admission: Included with zoo admission, $15-$23

Snow Day with Santa (July 13)
Where: The Cloud at Kiwanis Park in Tempe
Time: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Admission: Free

Talking Stick Release Pool Party: Paul Oakenfold (July 13)
Where: The Pool at Talking Stick Resort (near Scottsdale)
Time: Doors open at 1 p.m.
Admission: $20, standing room only

Hugh Jackman World Tour (July 14)
Where: Gila River Arena
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $44+


Wonderspaces Arizona (ongoing)
Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall, 7014 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale AZ 85251
Time: Daily, 10 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Admission: $15-$19

Mummies of the World (through Sept. 2)
Where: Arizona Science Center, 600 E. Washington St. Phoenix, AZ 85004
Time: Daily, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: Museum admission, $13-$18, plus $10-$12 for "Mummies of the World"

Mutual Reality: Art on the Edge of Technology (through Oct. 6, 2019)
Where: Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art
Time: Daily, Tuesday - Sunday, hours vary. Closed on Monday.
Admission: $7-$10

Titanic: An Artifact Exhibition (through spring 2020)
Where: Odysea in the Desert complex
Time: Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sunday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $15-$20

Surprise Your Eyes (through spring 2020)
Where: Odysea in the Desert
Time: Daily, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. (open until 7 p.m. on Friday & Saturday)
Admission: $10