You don’t have to break the bank to have a good time in Phoenix. Check out a few of the best, and most affordable activities to enjoy in the Phoenix, Arizona, area.
Visit the Arizona State Library
The Arizona State Library is made up of a large collection of digital and print books that contain Arizona state information. If you are looking to learn more about the beautiful state of Arizona or you just want to browse the archives, you are sure to enjoy the free admission to the state library.
You can also book a guided tour at the Capitol Museum or reserve a room for your special event at the library. Check out one of the upcoming events at the Arizona State Library including an upcoming inventor’s workshop and the 2019 Author Series.
Catch a Movie at Pollack Tempe Cinemas
By the time you add up movie tickets, popcorn, and drinks, a trip to the movie theater can be an expensive outing, especially if you are bringing along the entire family. At the Pollack Tempe Cinemas, you can enjoy movie tickets for just $3.50 each and $2.50 on Tuesdays. Get even more discounts and invitations to special events by signing up for the text club.
Most of the movies are titles that were recently at the major theaters just a few weeks earlier. There is also an on-site game room with your favorite arcade games to enjoy while you wait for your movie to start.
Take a Walk Down Roosevelt Row
Roosevelt Row in Downtown Phoenix is home to art exhibits, restaurants, unique shops, and other entertaining activities. Grab a cup of coffee to fuel your walk at the Phoenix Public Market. The Bicycle Nomad Cafe is an affordable place to grab a bite to eat. Viewing the vibrant and colorful artwork along the Art Walk is free, yet memorable.
Come to Roosevelt Row every first Friday of the month for the First Fridays Art Walk. From 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., you can visit over 70 different art galleries in the city for free. You can also jump on the shuttles that will take you to different art districts or you can rent a bike for the day.
Explore Luhrs Tower
Luhrs Tower is free and offers you elevated views of the downtown Phoenix area. Located right by the former Patriots Square Park, this uniquely designed building follows Phoenix’s artistic architectural theme. The Luhrs Tower was initially built by an important Phoenix native, George Luhrs, Jr. in 1929. Today, you can take the elevator to the top and enjoy the breathtaking views while also enjoying an important historical piece of the city.
There are many free and inexpensive activities that are worth checking out in the Phoenix area. Learn more about the city you call home at the state library or take a stroll through the arts district at the monthly art walk. Either way, you are sure to create lasting memories of the vibrant city of Phoenix.