Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tempe

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  • 1. Rawhide Western Town and Steakhouse at Wild Horse Pass


    A Valley favorite for more than four decades, Rawhide Western Town calls the 2,400-acre master-planned Wild Horse Pass Development in the Gila...Read More

  • 2. Actors Theatre of Phoenix


    The resident theater troupe at the Herberger Theater Center presents a full season of drama, comedy, and musical productions from September...Read More

  • 3. Ak-Chin Pavilion


    This outdoor amphitheater books major live concerts. ...Read More

  • 4. Arizona Opera


    This company stages an opera season in both Tucson and Phoenix. The Phoenix season runs from October to March at Symphony Hall and the Orpheum...Read More

  • 5. Arizona Theatre Company

    Downtown Phoenix | Theater

    Based in Tuscon, the Arizona Theatre Company also performs at the Herberger Theater Center. Productions, held from September through June, range...Read More

  • 6. ASU Gammage


    Frank Lloyd Wright designed the ASU Gammage Auditorium, which presents more Broadway shows outside the Big Apple than any other venue in the nation. ...Read More

  • 7. ASU Kerr Cultural Center


    Theater, dance, and jazz performances are showcased at this center. ...Read More

  • 8. Ballet Arizona


    The state's professional ballet company presents a full season of classical and contemporary works (including pieces commissioned for the company...Read More

  • 9. Celebrity Theatre


    This 2,600-seat theater-in-the-round hosts concerts and other live performances. ...Read More

  • 10. Chandler Center for the Arts


    The schedule here includes some of the nation's most popular touring performances for families and children. ...Read More

  • 11. Childsplay


    The state's theater company for young audiences and families holds performances during the school year at Tempe Center for the Arts. ...Read More

  • 12. Comerica Theatre

    Downtown Phoenix | Theater

    Phoenix's high-tech, state-of-the-art entertainment venue morphs from an intimate Broadway stage setup to a concert hall seating 5,000. There...Read More

  • 13. Crescent Ballroom

    Downtown Phoenix | Music

    This small music venue only accommodates 350 people, but has a loyal following for its eclectic calendar of indie acts. There is a lounge open...Read More

  • 14. Great Arizona Puppet Theater

    Downtown Phoenix | Puppet Shows

    A yearlong cycle of inventive puppet productions is held in a historic building featuring lots of theater and exhibit space. ...Read More

  • 15. Herberger Theater Center

    Downtown Phoenix | Theater

    The home of the Arizona Theatre Company and other local theater companies also hosts performances of visiting dance troupes, orchestras, and...Read More

  • 16. Mesa Arts Center


    This arts organization is fast becoming one of the Valley's top destinations for exhibits, visual-art performances, and A-list concerts. ...Read More

  • 17. Orpheum Theatre

    Downtown Phoenix | Theater

    The Spanish-colonial Orpheum Theatre, built in 1927 and renovated throughout the '90s, is a glamorous venue showcasing ballet, theater, and...Read More

  • 18. Phoenix Symphony Orchestra

    Downtown Phoenix | Music

    The resident company at Symphony Hall, the Phoenix Symphony Orchestra features orchestral works from classical and contemporary composers, a...Read More

  • 19. Phoenix Theatre

    Central Phoenix | Theater

    Across the courtyard from the Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix Theatre stages musical and dramatic performances. ...Read More

  • 20. Rockin' R Ranch


    This ranch holds a reenactment of a Wild West shoot-out, and—the main attraction—a nightly cookout with a Western stage show. Pan for gold or...Read More

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