Tempe is a perfect 100
Tempe, Arizona has always been a welcoming destination for LGBT travelers. We are very proud that in
2014 The City of Tempe earned a perfect score of 100 by the 2014 Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s annual Municipal Equality Index (MEI).
Same Sex Marriage is Legal in Arizona
Now you can marry who you love in Arizona. As of October 17, 2014, same sex couples can legally marry in the state of Arizona. We couldn’t more proud of this decision. Visit our wedding page venues that are perfect for ceremonies and receptions.
Tempe’s New Collegiate Inspired Hotel
With it stylish retro décor and collegiate touches, Tempe’s newest hotel, Graduate Tempe will remind you of those glorious college years. The hotel is located across the street from Arizona State University and is within a short walk to both the ASU Gammage and Mill Avenue stops and shops. The 140-room boutique hotel also features two must-try eateries: The Normal Diner, a diner-chic restaurant that serves up homemade classics and Tapacubo, a Mexican street food outpost and bar.
Ring in the New Year in Tempe and Stay for the 26th Annual Cactus Bowl
Ring in 2015 at Tempe’s Circle K New Year’s Eve Block Party on Mill Avenue on December 31.From 6 p.m.-1a.m. the action will include interactive games and activities, local bands and champagne and beer gardens, and spectacular fireworks and confetti blast at midnight. Families can bring their young kids to the Family Fun zone until 10:30 p.m. Keep it safe and simple and stay at one of Tempe’s hospitable hotels.
Stick around–enjoy our great weather and gritty gridiron action at the Cactus Bowl, January 2, 2015 at Sun Devil Stadium. The game will be an exciting matchup between the Washington Huskies and the Oklahoma State Cowboys, after selections by the College Football Playoff. Kickoff is at 8:15 p.m. MST.
On Stage in Tempe
- ASU Gammage presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, January 13-18
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Mark Your Calendar for Friday, December 12th!
Join us to honor Chef Gabriele Bertaccini at the 6th Annual Festival of Trees! Chef Gabe will be awarded
the inaugural Spirit of the Season Award for his work supporting Arizona non-profits. An upscale evening
of entertainment, food, drink and seasonal décor awaits with the auction of works of art in the form of fully decorated holiday trees. Proceeds benefit the healing power of the arts for youth and adults with
behavioral health illnesses through PSA Art Awakenings.