Jan 6, 2023 - Things to Do

First Friday, monster trucks and other things to see in Phoenix this weekend

Illustration of a cassette tape with the tape unspooling to spell weekend.

Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

Everybody's working for the weekend — and it's finally here.

  • Here are some fun things to check out.
ğŸŽ¨ First Friday Art Walk

Stroll along Roosevelt Row and Grand Avenue to see dozens of local vendors and artists, or take advantage of free admission to the Phoenix Art Museum or Heard Museum.

When and where: Throughout downtown from 6 to 10pm.

Price: Free!

🛻 2Xtreme Monster Trucks

Watch professional drivers show off on gigantic monster trucks, or ride in one yourself.

When and where: Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler on Saturday and Sunday.

Price: Tickets start at $25, $15 for kids

🤩 Taiyou Con

This three-day anime convention promises to deliver all things Japanese culture, including cosplay, video games and shopping.

When and where: Mesa Convention Center, today through Sunday.

Price: Single-day tickets start at $34.99

avatar

Get more local stories in your inbox with Axios Phoenix.

🌱

Support local journalism by becoming a member.

Learn more

More Phoenix stories

No stories could be found

Phoenixpostcard

Get a free daily digest of the most important news in your backyard with Axios Phoenix.

🌱

Support local journalism by becoming a member.

Learn more