May is technically still part of spring, but it feels like summer, especially with all the summer-packed entertainment it brings with it this year. There is so much to do and so much fun to enjoy. Phoenix in May is going to be full of concerts, festivals and delicious food!
Here is a list of the top Phoenix events in May:
Concerts & Music Events in Phoenix
The Weeknd makes his only stop in Arizona at Talking Stick Resort Arena on May 2.
This Texas-based band is ready to blow you away with their alternative hits and a great show May 12 at Celebrity Theatre.
Chris Brown, along with Fabolous, O.T. Genesis and Kap G, are ready to bring the party fun to your concert experience May 15 at Talking Stick.
John Legend will be at Comerica Theatre on May 24.
As the name of the tour states, this show brings the total package with its variety of performers, including New Kids on the Block, May 26 at Talking Stick.
Modest Mouse will end the month with a concert at Crescent Ballroom with guest band Morning Teleportation.
Festivals In Phoenix
Come and celebrate Mexico’s win during the Battle of Puebla with music, tacos and games downtown May 5.
This year's festival includes more than 250 canned craft beers accompanied by food, music and more May 13 at Margaret T. Hance Park.
Food Events in Phoenix
This event, held every Friday and Saturday, features all of the best food found in Downtown Phoenix.
Enjoy glasses of wine throughout Downtown Phoenix as you make your way to the International Jazz Day Festival on May 6.
Tea lovers, rejoice! This event, May 20 at the Japanese Friendship Garden, brings with it authenticity like no other. The tea experts are even in kimonos.
Feel like taking on a challenge? This contest is your chance to do so and maybe even win a $250 cash prize May 28 at the Crescent Ballroom.
Other Types of Fun
If you’re looking to start off your month with a laugh, this is your best bet. After nine years off of the stage, Chris Rock is back and ready to have you on the floor rolling May 6 at Comerica Theatre.
This year’s Comic-con features the usual panels and workshops with the addition of a zombie beauty pageant and Japanese fashion show May 25-28 at the Phoenix Convention Center. The guest list includes actors Danny Trejo, Jason David Frank, Ming-Na Wen, Joan Cusack and Holly Marie Combs.