Quality Inn At ASU
1375 E. University Dr.
Tempe, AZ 85281
Phone: (480) 774-2500
Fax: (480) 929-0524
Located within Arizona State University, the Alberta B. Farrington Softball Stadium boasts of two great awards; for best design and for excellence in architecture. This premier stadium can seat up to 1535 and includes personal locker rooms, bat slots, training rooms, team shops and a number of other facilities. Take advantage of the several amenities on offer or simply enjoy watching a game here.
The comedy club that gave Jerry Seinfeld, Robin Williams and Tom Hanks their starts plays host to the leading comics in the nation. Along with laughs, the club serves a great food including the customer favorite "The Aphrodisiac Platter." The menu features hot sandwiches and some delectable entrees like Hawaiian Chicken, Tortellini a Forno and a huge slab of juicy prime rib. Full bar services are featured. Admission fees will vary by show.
One of the most happening venues of the area, Big Fish Pub has seen many local artists turn into rockstars. Located only a few minutes away from Arizona State University and the Sun Devils Stadium, this pub is buzzing with energy throughout the day. The ever changing owners of Big Fish Pub have brought their own ideas and funk to the place over the years and the current scene reflects an underlying grunge theme. Mondays see Karaoke, Wednesdays have Open-Mic nights and live bands entertain the pub-goers on other nights. With its regular pub fare, great beer and extraordinary music, Big Fish Pub is the place if you want to a part of the local crowd.
Located within the Arizona State University, Tempe campus, the Packard Baseball Stadium is where all the baseball action happens. Home to the Arizona State Sun Devils, this spectacular sporting venue has a seating capacity of 3000, ensuring no baseball fan misses a match at the stadium. Primarily hosting baseball matches and practice sessions, the venue also hosts concerts and other events. Check website to know more.
Housed within the Arizona State University Tempe Campus, Wells Fargo Arena plays host to many sporting events and can seat 14,198. The venue is a grand space equipped with state of the art facilities making it ideal for basketball matches, gymnastics, wrestling championships and volleyball tournaments. Apart from this, it also hosts graduation ceremonies and concerts on the Ned Wulk Court. Check website for a detailed event schedule.
Dramatically positioned between mountain buttes, this 73,014-seat stadium is home to Arizona State University. Built in 1958, the place annually hosts the Fiesta Bowl and has previously welcomed the Super Bowl. Over the years, this stadium has been extensively renovated, including a $1.67 million renovation in 1992. State of the art video equipment has been installed, including a system that offers fans instant replay action. Located atop the upper deck on the west side, suite seating accommodates up to 900 fans.
The District Stage is a wonderful performance venue at the Tempe Marketplace. Regular performances and events held here are attended by international names. The District Stage also showcases local music every week in the evenings.
For a blockbuster fix while on holiday, book a seat at Harkins Tempe Marketplace. With an exciting schedule of new releases, great sound and tech systems and menu of must-have refreshments, this is the place to go for a fun time in the city. For tickets and more, call ahead or check out their website.
Drop that laptop for the evening and run (don't walk!) to Tempe's favorite local spot to catch live theater. Take a break from reality and live vicariously through memorable characters. The performances at this immensely popular venue have included such titles as A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and Arsenic and Old Lace. The price for adult admission is USD12 per performance while seniors and students get a discount at USD10 each. Cash or checks are the only form of accepted payment. Call for upcoming performances or check the informative website.
Arizona's Professional Theater for Young Audiences and Families, Childsplay has a regular, year-long season, as well as an Academy with theatre classes. Childsplay tours the area, performing at local schools, discounts for school field trips to the Tempe Center, and holds teacher residencies, where one of the Childsplay artists will visit your school to provide basic acting skills to students.
The Paul G. Galvin Playhouse is a proscenium theater with a capacity of 485 seats in a continental seating arrangement. Located in the southeast part of the Nelson Fine Arts Center in the Arizona University campus, plays, operas and musical group performances are staged here. With an intimate air about it, the theater is the abode of upcoming artists, directors and producers. So call and check the schedule or log onto their website and be a part of Arizona's theatrical movement.
Evelyn Smith Music Theatre looks like the Wagner Theatre in Germany. It is five stories high and can seat 500 people. The theatre has been the venue for many operas and musical productions presented by the ASU Herberger College School of Music. The theatre is named after the philanthropist Evelyn Smith.