It's Friday. The pressure to do something cool with your weekend is on, baby.
And we're here to help.
Sea Life Aquarium Opening at Arizona Mills
Okay, so check it: tiger sharks, octopus, sea horses, eels, rays, and a whole crap-ton of neon tropical fish. We're talking about more than 5,000 marine creatures at your fingertips (but don't tap on the glass). The aquarium opens today, Friday, May 14. Click here for location details.
The Warehouse Sale at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort and Villas
The Grand Ballroom is going to be filled with designer jeans. Lots of them. Enough jeans to fill, well, a grand ballroom. This traveling sale is making its latest stop in Scottsdale and features racks and racks of denim by top designers. The sale runs today, Friday, May 14 and Saturday, May 15. Click here for more info.
Queen Creek Peach Festival at Schnepf Farms
If you're looking for something a little more earthy, head out to Schnepf Farms to celebrate this year's peach crop. The free festival serves up a peachy pancake breakfast, a sampling tent with up to 20 different peach gourmet foods, rides, shopping at the country store, and more food vendors. The fest runs Saturday, May 15, and Sunday, May 16. Click here for more info.
Puerto Rican Festival at Graham Central Station
We just love festivals. And this one sounds pretty spectacular. Instead of taking place in a hot parking lot, however, this shindig takes place in the multi-room venue (yes, this means air conditioning). Chow down on some mofongo and take in the salsa music on Sunday, May 16 from noon to 8:30 p.m. Click here for location details.
Cheap Thrills Grand Opening Party
Hey, remember this? What a silly question...of course you do, our dear Jackalope Ranch reader (thank you, thank you, thank you). This wonderful vintage retail shop is officially making its debut on Sunday, May 16 from 4 to 8 p.m. with food, local artists, and, of course, shopping. Click here for locations details.