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Where are the Best Ice Cream Shops near Phoenix, AZ?

Friday, August 3rd, 2018
two ice cream sundaes

August is here and that means that the Phoenix area is hotter than normal! One of our favorite ways to beat the Arizona heat is ice cream! We all scream for ice cream, but where are the best spots near Phoenix, AZ to grab a scoop or two of ice cream? Keep scrolling and check out our list of the five best ice cream shops near Phoenix!


Best Festivals and Events in July near Phoenix, AZ

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
outdoor music festival lighting

July is here and that means summer is in full swing! Fortunately for residents near Phoenix, AZ, there are tons of fun and exciting events and festivals in the area that offer fun in the sun for the whole family! Keep reading to learn about the best festivals and events coming to the Phoenix area in July 2018!


Father’s Day 2018 Guide for Families near Phoenix, AZ

Friday, June 8th, 2018
man playing ogld on golf course under mountain

June is in full swing and that means that Father’s Day is just around the corner. Father’s Day 2018 takes place Sunday, June 17 – have you made plans yet? Fortunately for residents near Phoenix, AZ, there are a number of great places to check out over the Father’s Day weekend. We know Dad would appreciate the effort!


Is it Illegal to Ride Your Bike on the Sidewalk in Arizona?

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
biker view of riding a bike

To put it as simply as possible, no, but also yes. The state of Arizona does not have a law against bicyclists riding their bikes on sidewalks with other pedestrians. However, the state does allow each city to determine their specific bike laws. It could be legal in the state, but still illegal in the city you are riding in. This being said, it is important to know the laws before biking in a new area.

Not knowing the bike laws in an area could not only cause danger to you but also pedestrians and motorists around you. With the weather warming up, more people are likely to be out and about so be sure to do your research and know the bike laws in your area.  (more…)

Don’t Miss These 2018 Memorial Day Events in Phoenix, AZ

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
American flag up close

As the weather starts to warm up, Memorial Day is right around the corner. Memorial Day is a great time to pay a tribute to those who have fallen as well as showing thanks for veterans and active military personnel. There is always plenty to do this time of year, but here are a few events to get you out of the house and enjoy the nice weather with the family in the Phoenix, AZ area.


How Many National Parks and Monuments are near Phoenix, AZ?

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
road leading to the grand canyon

For residents of many states, the first days of Spring are a welcome opportunity to simply get outside and embrace the sun! Residents near Phoenix, however, are a bit more used to the sun and need more than ‘nice weather’ as a reason to head outside. Fortunately, the Phoenix, AZ area is a close distance to a number of National Parks and Monuments. Keep reading to check out the National Parks and Monuments near Phoenix, AZ and plan your perfect outdoor adventure!


Don’t Miss These Spring 2018 Events near Phoenix, AZ

Thursday, March 22nd, 2018
friends celebrating and drinking wine in the sun

Spring is here and it’s time to celebrate! The new season presents the perfect opportunity to get out and into the community for a host of fun and exciting events! Fortunately for residents near Phoenix, AZ, the springtime offers a host of great events right in your backyard! Keep reading to learn more about Spring 2018 near Phoenix, AZ.


2018 Valentine’s Day Dining Choices near Phoenix, AZ

Friday, February 2nd, 2018
couple dining for valentine's day

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and if you haven’t started planning, this is your opportunity. The Phoenix area offers residents an impressive list of restaurants offering a host of exciting and delicious options. We’ve compiled a list of some of the best 2018 Valentine’s Day dining options. Keep reading and make your reservations today!

Where to Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2018 near Phoenix

Monday, January 8th, 2018
group of people marching

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is one of the most iconic voices in the history of civil rights and the pursuit of equality. His contributions to America and for the African-American community, specifically, cannot be overlooked and must be celebrated! For residents near Phoenix, there are a number of community-wide celebrations to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scroll down to find the MLK Day celebration nearest to you!


What’s Going On For Halloween 2017 in Peoria, AZ?

Friday, October 6th, 2017
2017 halloween peoria az arizona mercedes-benz arrowhead

Halloween 2017 Events in Peoria, AZ

Halloween is just around the corner, so it’s time to decide where you and your family is going to celebrate the fall season with ghosts, goblins and, of course, lots of candy. While there are lots of great events happening around the Peoria, AZ community, one of our favorites takes place at the Pleasant Harbor Marina. This family-friendly event takes place over the course of two weekends and features lots of great and safe events the whole family can enjoy, including a lakeside screening of the classic movie, Ghostbusters. Keep reading to find out more about the Haunted Harbor for Halloween 2017!