Scottsdale August 2022

Scottsdale August 2022 Events

Scottsdale August 2022 Events

Hot and Dry Temperatures Continue through March in the Phoenix-Scottsdale Area

Average temperature low and high: 81° - 105°
Lather on your sunscreen and maybe even invest in a portable fan. As the summer months continue, even at summers end in August, the temperatures continue to remain pretty hot. If braving the weather isn't on your agenda, there are popular indoor activities during August that you can attend and still keep your cool. Whatever you chose to do, don't let a little heat ruin your fun.

August Event Calendar

Always...Patsy Cline

This musical tells the true story of music legend Patsy Cline's companionship with Louise Seger. It's a heartwarming story of two close friends that serves as a tribute to Patsy's beloved legacy. The musical includes several of Patsy's biggest hits including "Crazy" and "Sweet Dreams," in addition to lots of laughs. Tickets to the play, located at the Hormel Theatre at the Phoenix Theatre, can be purchased online.

On Your Feet

The rhythm is gonna get you at On Your Feet, a stageplay about the love affair between Latin pop superstars Gloria Estefan and Emilio Estefan and their rise to celebrity.  The salsa-heavy Broadway hit show is not only a beautiful story but also fun and sensual.  Tickets start at $35.

Game On Expo

Game On Expo

The largest gaming convention in Arizona, Game On Expo is an event you won't want to miss.  Arcade and game tournaments abound, and vendors will be there, showcasing upcoming and popular games.  There's also cosplay contests, gaming panels, and the chance to meet game voice actors.  Passes start at $30.

Vertigo Night Runs

Vertigo Night Runs

Whether it's the quiet, cooler air or the lack of sun in your eyes, there's something about running at night that's exciting and enjoyable. Join hundreds of other runners at the stunning White Tank Mountain Regional Park for the annual Vertigo Night Runs. You'll have the choice to run a 52k, 31k, 20k, 10k, or 6k race. Hosted by Aravaipa Running, this is one of six races in the Insomniac Night Runs series. Race start times are as follows: 52K-7:00pm, 31K-7:15pm, 20K-7:30pm, 10K-7:45pm, and 6K-8:00pm. The deadline to register is August 15th, 2022, and early bird prices are currently in effect. Registering before May 27th means you'll pay between $37.21 and $122.25, depending on the race you choose. Another early bird registration round ends on July 22nd, with prices ranging from $42.52 to $138.19. For the latest registration period, prices range from $53.15 to $175.40. View a course map, find more information, and register for your race online.

Hell City Tattoo Festival

Hell City Tattoo Festival

Get some new ink at Hell City Tattoo Festival when it comes to Phoenix.  The best tattoo artists, vendors, and live painters come together to embrace body art as a form of personal expression, teaching about the history and meaning of the process, new products and techniques, and even giving you the chance to get a new piece.  Also there will be live bands, art pieces by local artists, and plenty of after-parties.

Scottsdale Events in August

Concerts

Theater & Headliners

Sports

Things to do in Scottsdale

Things to Do in Phoenix in August

Go on a ATV or Jeep Tour through the Desert

Go on a ATV or Jeep Tour through the Desert
Arizona is probably most known for their extensive desserts, and there is no better way to better explore them by zooming on through in a Jeep or 4-wheel ATV. Book a guided tour for this exhilarating experience!

Visit the Musical Instrument Museum

Visit the Musical Instrument Museum
Often referred to as one of the most unique museums in the world, the Musical Instrument Museum is one that you must add to your places to visit while in Arizona. It features a collection of over 15,000 musical instruments from nearly 200 countries and territories, teaching appreciation for a range of diverse cultures.