Love chocolate? Want the chance to see how it’s made? Check out Cerreta’s Candy Company’s free factory tour. The tour features fun and lively atmosphere where everyone can see the magical production of Cerreta’s candy. Take a special guided tour of a family-owned candy factory. Watch as a sea of caramel becomes wrapped treats. Learn how cream centers are enrobed in luscious chocolate. Read more…
Mark your calendars for Friday, September 9 and come enjoy the FREE festival celebrating the Season Kickoff for Mesa Arts Center. The fun includes live music and entertainment, delicious food, interactive activities and the unveiling of five new art exhibits at Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum. Free event is from 6 to 10 pm at Mesa Arts Center at 1 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85201
Open Gyms at USA Youth Fitness are cool indoor fun all summer! Kids will get exercise and have a blast at the same time! Important note: all registration is done online, no walk-in spots are available. Register here.
Two locations: Gilbert and Queen Creek.
After a quick group stretch lead by coaches, the kids are given free reign over ALL the gym equipment! After taking turns bouncing on the trampolines, climbing the rope, swinging into the foam pit, walking on the balance beams and cartwheeling around, your kids will burn away tons of energy!
Looking forward to some gorgeous views at the Grand Canyon this summer? Here are some tips to make your trip easier for your family:
Currently, Grand Canyon National Park does not require reservations or timed entry.
During the summer and hoiday periods, the South Rim Entrance Station experiences long lines and visitors can expect to wait in line for up to two hours to enter the park between 9:30 am to 4 pm.
Register for Glamour Night for your girls at the Queen Creek location.
The 10th Annual El Puente Festival is returning as an in-person event at Tempe Center for the Arts (TCA) on Sunday, April 10, 2022 from 2 to 5:30 p.m. After two years of live streaming this youth centric arts and culture festival, the beloved event will return to TCA for a free event that will include music and dance performances from youth groups from around the Valley.
A unique festival dedicated to making connections, El Puente, the Spanish word for bridge, brings people together by sharing diverse music, dance, art, and cultural traditions. Read more…
2022 is bringing Kids’ Day back to the Party Pavilion! This FREE event at Harkins Scottsdale 101 is a great way for children of all ages to come out and experience the film festival. Kids can select from a series of hands-on activity stations focusing on different aspects of film production and geared to various age and ability levels.
For the youngest attendees, stop by for a book reading in our story time area or learn the fundamentals of building a fun storyboard. Older kids can look forward to an acting station, green screen, and learning how to create a stop motion clip. Kids will love this fun filled morning! Read more…
Dino Egg Hunt is back! Dino Egg Hunt is the perfect family friendly event with an opportunity to search for eggs throughout the museum, with crafts and live animal encounters with birds, reptiles and more along the way! This event is ideal for families with children preschool up to ten years of age, with a Tiny Tots area for our littlest egg hunters.
Online tickets go on sale Friday, March 25th.
Online tickets will be available from Friday, March 25th.
Purchase tickets here:
There will be a limited number of walk-in tickets available on the day. We recommend purchasing your tickets beforehand as we limit numbers for this event.
This is one of the museum’s most anticipated annual events, Dino Egg Hunt! The hunt returns on April the 15th 2022 with exclusive member access from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and non-members from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Dino Egg Hunt is the perfect family friendly event with an opportunity to search for eggs throughout the museum, with crafts and live animal encounters with birds, reptiles and more along the way! This event is ideal for families with children preschool up to ten years of age, with a Tiny Tots area for our littlest egg hunters.
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm is for MEMBERS ONLY.
6:30 pm to 8 pm is for the General Public and Members
Price (includes museum admission, crafts and up to 10 stuffed eggs per participant): $5 for members, $10 for non-members
Eggs limited to 10 per participant.
Every Thursday, Gilbert is presenting two free outdoor concerts!
Enjoy the sounds of local musicians during one of our free Gilbert Concerts in the Park, now at two locations, Gilbert Regional Park and Water Tower Plaza! Be sure to come hungry, local food trucks will be on site at every event. Don’t forget your blanket or lawn chair!
Water Tower Plaza Spring 2022 Concert Series
45 W Page Ave, Gilbert, AZ 85233
Thursdays | 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
March 10 to 31t
Gilbert Regional Park 2022 Spring Concert Series
3005 E Queen Creek Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85298
Thursdays | 6:30 – 8:30 PM
April 7 to May 5th