FUN! 17 things to do this weekend around Phoenix

Posted at 1:45 PM, Dec 18, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-18 21:23:53-05

What's happening this weekend?

We're finally going to warm up on Friday and Saturday. Sunday temps will drop a little bit.

The big event this weekend is Monte Crue at Talking Stick Resort Arena with special guest Alice Cooper.

If you head to the Phoenix Zoo, Indu the Asian Elephant is turning 50. The zoo is celebrating with special activities throughout the day including giving Indu cake and presents.

View more events below.

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Friday, Dec. 18:

Phoenix Suns vs New Orleans Pelicans
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena
Time: 8:30 p.m.
Admission: $16+

The Nutcracker presented by Phoenix Ballet
Where: Orpheum Theatre
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $20 - $65

Jon Jesmer
Where: Tempe Center for the Arts
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $10 - $25

The Texas Tenors
Where: Chandler Center for the Arts
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $42+

Ice skating in downtown Phoenix
Where: CityScape in downtown
Time: Varies by week, weekend
Admission: $12 - $15

Showstopper’s Live! Holiday Spectacular **Final weekend
Where: Casino Arizona

Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $16 - $18
**Shows scheduled through Wednesday, Dec. 23. Times vary by date.


Saturday, Dec. 19:

Gabriel Iglesias #FluffyBreaksEven (FULL – WAITLISTED)
Where: Stand Up Live
Time: 10 p.m.

Tommy Johnagin
Where: Stand Up Live
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $20

50th Birthday celebration for Indu the Asian Elephant
Where: Phoenix Zoo
Time: 10 a.m. – birthday cake, 1 p.m. – presents
Santa, Mrs. Claus will be there from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Admission: Included with regular zoo admission

“Longest Rowing Shell in the World” visits Tempe Town Lake
Where: Tempe SRP Marine, 550 E. Tempe Town Lake
Time: 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Admission: FREE

Motley Crue with Alice Cooper
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $21 - $126

Carnival of Illusion
Where: Mesa Arts Center
Time: 5:30 p.m. & 8 p.m.
Admission: $45+

Chris Tomlin
Where: Mesa Arts Center
Time:  7 p.m.

Breakfast with Santa
Where: Mesa Convention Center Building B, 201 N. Center St.
Time: 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m., 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Admission: $7


Sunday, Dec. 20:

Phoenix Suns vs Milwaukee Bucks
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena
Time: 3 p.m.
Admission: Varies by seat and section

A Christmas Carol – Arizona Theatre Company
Where: Herberger Theatre in downtown Phoenix
Time: 1 p.m. & 4 p.m.
Admission: Adults - $43 - $51, Children - $25.50 - $30.50

The Wizard of Oz
Where: Phoenix Theatre
Time: 2 p.m.
Admission: $70
**Shows scheduled through Dec. 27, 2015