October Things To Do In Tempe, AZ

October is Car Awareness Month. Not only is it a great time of year to get preventive maintenance to ensure your safety, it’s also a great time to show off your car in the fall! Tempe and nearby communities have so many interesting things nearby that give you the opportunity to hop in your car, enjoy the weather, and enjoy the season.


Autumn is one of the best times of year in Tempe. The entire family can enjoy the many fall events and festivals that are happening in the cooler weather. From the Howl-O-Ween event at the Phoenix Zoo to watching the incredible athletes competing in the  Ironman Arizona, there are multiple things to experience in see in our area. Here are some suggestions:


Four Peaks Oktoberfest at Tempe Town Lake

October 13 - 15

Celebrate German-style with three days of live music, brats, and beer and extra fun like dachshund races, keg tappings, karaoke, carnival rides and more.


Fall Concerts at Scottsdale Quarter

October 7, 14, 21, 28

This is a free event with live music featuring popular local acts. It’s at The Quad at Scottsdale Quarter.


First Saturdays for Families

October 14

Families with kids ages 4 – 12 are welcome to participate in artistic projects at the ASU Art Museum in Tempe.


Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

October 28

Hosted by The American Cancer Society, this three-mile walk that raises funds and awareness is dedicated to fighting breast cancer. Donations and pledges also go towards American Cancer Society research, patient support, advocacy programs, and education to beat the disease. The walk will be at Tempe Beach Park.


Performances at the Museum

October 6, 28

East Valley community’s performances at the Tempe History Museum offers a variety of performances. Events include classical music concerts, children’s plays, kid and adult film series. Plus admission is free!


Phoenix Fashion Week

October 5 - 7

There will be 30 fashion shows that will feature holiday and spring collections. You could certainly show off your car here as participants include celebrities, retailers, media, and fashionistas.


If you want an inspection or need auto repair before you’re off on you fall adventures, visit American Five Star Auto Repair & Transmission. Our skilled mechanics have been offering the most quality and preventive maintenance for Tempe drivers for over 25 years, and we welcome you to experience our 5-star customer service for yourself. Make an appointment or call us at 480-725-2836. American Five Star Auto Repair & Transmission is located at 2070 E. Apache Road, Suite 101, Tempe, AZ 85281. We look forward to your visit!



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