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Check out all of the exciting events happening near our Arizona State University hotel this month. Tempe Mission Palms Hotel is conveniently located near PHX Airport and several area attractions such as Sun Devil Stadium and Tempe Beach Park.

ASU Winter Commencement

When: 12/11/2023

Support your loved one at the ASU Commencement Ceremonies to celebrate their huge accomplishment! Our downtown Tempe hotel is adjacent to campus, making your visit as convenient as possible.

Cactus League Spring Training

When: 2/24/2024 - 3/26/2024

Play ball! Arizona's famed Cactus League is back in full swing this spring! There's no better way to spend an afternoon than watching baseball's best go at it.

Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade

When: 12/9/2023

Come celebrate the holidays with a tradition that started in 1999. After you watch the Fantasy of the Lights Boat Parade at Tempe Town Lake with as many as 50 lighted and festively decorated boats, go holiday shopping, see the fireworks, take a picture with Santa, and more.  This event is FREE and family-friendly. Boat Parade Schedule 4:00PM - The park opens for Holiday Shopping,...

People Shopping on Mill Ave

Tempe Spring Festival of the Arts

3/8/2024 - 3/10/2024

The Tempe Festival of the Arts consistently ranks among the Top 20 art festivals in the nation by Sunshine Artist and has received the Pinnacle Award from the International Festival and Events Association. The spring and fall events each attract nearly 250,000 visitors to the Downtown Tempe over the course of a 3-day weekend.

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