Things to Do in Phoenix this Month

We are proud to partner with OdySea Aquarium to bring you this list of local events that you and your family can enjoy!

With temperatures rising we all know that summer is upon us.  Whether you’re waiting for a camp to start, need a date night, or are just looking for ideas to fill your days with kids, here are a few local events happening in May.

Things to Do in Phoenix

Bodies Revealed at OdySea in the Desert

  • Celebrate the wonder of human form with this amazing exhibit. Only available for a limited time, be sure you don’t miss it! 

Les Miserables at Gammage | May 15-20

  • Showing at ASU Gammage Auditorium, the 25th Anniversary production would make a great date night!

Phoenix Mercury Home Opener | May 18th

  • Show your support for our local WNBA team at their home opener against the Dallas Wings at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

Lego Starwars Days | May 19-20 + 26-28 

  • If you or your offspring is a Star Wars fan then head over to Legoland Discovery Center at Arizona Mills to enjoy Star Wars themed activities and themed builds.

You’ve got this Mama | May 22nd

  • Tubby Todd and Dry Bar have joined forces and are giving moms a night out of pampering. Enjoy a dry style, goody bag, food and drinks, and Andrea Faulkner William’s new book (signed), You’ve Got This, Mama—Ideas for Taking Care of Yourself While You’re Taking Care of Your Little One. 

Comic Fest | May 24-27 

  • Head on down to the Phoenix Convention Center while donning your best-dressed pop culture icon and visit the festival formerly known as Comicon. 

Cave Creek Balloon Festival | May 26th

  • A fun-filled family event located at Rancho Manana Golf Course. Enjoy a kids’ zone, food, fireworks and of course, hot air balloons. 

Mermaids at OdySea Aquarium | May 26-28

  • Mermaids are back at OdySea Aquarium swimming with the Sharks and Rays.  Plus, Toni & Guy will be on-site for your mermaid makeover, including braids, colored hair chalk, colorful hair tinsel and ocean-inspired face painting! All free with admission! 

Butterfly 5th Anniversary | May 26-28

  • Come celebrate Butterfly Wonderland’s 5th birthday with live music, bug and butterfly characters, characature artist, free face painting and much more!

Pompeii: The Exhibition thru May 28th

  • This exhibit is almost gone so don’t waste any time. Head to the Arizona Science Center and see the artifacts and body casts from 79 AD. A perfect outing for older kids. 

As you can see we have some really great events rounding out our month of May here in Phoenix. Have you or do you think you’ll attend any on this list this year? 


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