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Dancing, prizes and splash pad fun this summer at Tempe Marketplace

Posted: 5:57 AM, Jun 06, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-06 13:32:13Z

You don't have to stay indoors to avoid this summer heat -- there are lots of free ways to stay cool and entertained.

The Summer Splash Series at Tempe Marketplace starts Thursday, June 7th, and that means kids will enjoy music, dancing, prizes and, of course, they have the splash pad to keep them cool!

Here's a bonus: every week the kids can visit with their favorite princess or superhero characters and even take downloadable photos.

The summer series is every Thursday this month and in July and there are different themes every week.

Here's the schedule:

What: Summer Splash at Tempe Marketplace - 2000 E. Rio Salado Pkwy., Tempe, AZ 85281, 480-966-9338

When: Every Thursday, June 7 – July 26

Where: Splash Pad near Barnes & Noble in The District, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Summer Splash Schedule:

June 7

Theme: Chillin’ Like a Villain
Characters: Mal & Evie

June 14

Theme: Under the Sea Soiree
Characters: Ariel & Moana

June 21

Theme: Dino World Dance Party
Characters: Baby T-rex

June 28

Theme: Frozen Fiesta
Characters: Anna & Elsa

July 5

Theme: All-American Bash
Characters: Captain America & Wonder Woman

July 12

Theme: Princess & Pirate Party
Characters: Belle & Cinderella

July 19

Theme: Superhero Sensation
Characters: Batman & Spiderman

July 26

Vote on Tempe Marketplace Facebook page starting June 1 to select your favorite character for an appearance on July 26. Choices include:

  • Frozen Fiesta – Anna & Elsa
  • Dino Rock Dance Party – Velociraptor
  • Royal Soiree – Rapunzel & Sleeping Beauty
  • Princess Party – Snow White & Elena