Planning the perfect date during mild months can prove tricky, and things only get worse when the weather warms to 100+ degrees. But don’t despair, there is still plenty of cool stuff do with your boo. From cult classic movies to liquor & laser shows, day trips, museum exhibits, and live music you’ll find plenty of damn good date ideas below.
Make the Drive to Downtown Prescott
Just a couple of hours from Phoenix, Prescott offers small town charm and a summer full of festivals and events on the historic courthouse square. Everything from craft and antique fairs, to wine and bluegrass festivals, car shows and rodeos.
Lasers and Liquor Nights
Pink Floyd Night
Friday, May 26
Friday, June 30
Features music from Micheal Jackson, Alice Cooper, Black Sabbath, Will Smith and Garbage.
Friday, June 30
Arizona Science Center
600 E. Washington St., Phoenix
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14th Annual Lavender Festival
Thursday, June 22 – Sunday, June 25
Thursday, June 29 – Sunday, July 2
U-Cut Lavender, demonstrations, growing talks, wine tastings, live music
Red Rock Farms, Concho
Musical Icons: Johnny Cash and June Carter
Saturday, June 24 – Sunday, June 25
Learn about of the lives and legacies of Johnny Cash and June Carter–One of music’s greatest love stories. In honor of June Carter’s birthday, come and listen to Curator Talks, view a special film screening, and more. Get a bite before or after on High Street, nearby.
Musical Instrument Museum
4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix
Daryl Hall & John Oates and Tears For Fears
Monday, July 17
Gila River Arena
9400 W. Maryland Ave, Glendale
5th Annual Wine in the Woods
Sunday, September 11
The event showcases AZ wineries and local restaurants among the glorious gardens at The Arboretum, as well as the Arizona blues band, the Sugar Thieves.
Call ahead to confirm event details.
The Arboretum at Flagstaff
4001 S. Woody Mountain Rd., Flagstaff
6th Annual Rockin’);” href=”https://www.rockintacoaz.com” target=”_blank”>6th Annual Rockin’ Taco Street Fest
Saturday, September 16
Food, music, and cultural celebration featuring creative tacos from a dozen local restaurants.
125 E. Commonwealth Ave., Chandler