Opening Day @ Lucky Strike Lanes
Attention all downtown Phoenix faithfuls: The day has finally come. Lucky Strike Lanes opens its doors today, Friday, August 27. Housed in Cityscape, the swanky lounge-style bowling alley is poised to become a downtown hot spot. As of noon today, you can check out the place that everyone will supposedly be talking about. Click here for the website.
Hell City 10: Let It Burn @ Arizona Biltmore & Spa
We can't make a list like this without including an event that promises days (today through Sunday) of inked enthusiasts gathering in one place. Even if you're not a tattooed person, the sight alone is enough of an incentive to make a visit. The fest boasts art galleries, celebrity tattoo artists, industry seminars, and the Suicide Girls. Click here for details.
Beat the Heat Winter Beer Festival @ Venue of Scottsdale
We sort of feel sorry for the folks who organized this indoor beer tasting festival. When they picked Saturday, August 28, as the date, they had no idea they were picking a weekend of cool temperatures. Well, we say nice weather outside still can't compare with the joy of gulping some cold beer in an air conditioned room . . . especially when over 20 breweries are on the roster. Click here for details.
From PHX with Love
God bless the Second Saturday Social Club. This weekend, they are throwing one helluva party on Saturday, August 28, with new artwork by six artists, music by six DJs, and one live band. Honestly, what more could you want? Check their Facebook event page for location details.
ROQ Summer Pool Series @ Intercontinental Montelucia Resort & Spa
There's no way we're writing a top five list of things to do without at least one pool party. This shindig goes down on Sunday, August 29, and should be a super relaxing time. We're warning you -- it's a little pricey -- $50 will get you in the door. But it will also snag you a $40 gift certificate at ROQ, the pool-side restaurant. Click here for details.