With temperatures heating up, the Valley is getting ready for some summer fun. Here are some of the bigger events in June which are just a bus or light rail ride away.

 

  • Saturday, June 1 – KJZZ Arizona Storyfest & Authors Showcase
    • Mesa Convention Center from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
    • Rail Station: Center/Main St
    • Bus Route: Mesa Downtown BUZZ
  • Saturday & Sunday, June 1 & 2 – AZ Diamondbacks vs. NY Mets
    • Chase Field
      • Saturday, 7:10 p.m.
      • Sunday, 1:10 p.m.
    • Rail Stations: 3rd St/Jefferson & 3rd St/Washington
    • Bus Route: 7
  • Tuesday-Thursday, June 4-6 – AZ Diamondbacks vs. LA Dodgers
    • Chase Field
      • Tuesday & Wednesday, 6:40 p.m.
      • Thursday, 12:40 p.m.
    • Rail Stations: 3rd St/Jefferson & 3rd St/Washington
    • Bus Route: 7
  • Friday, June 7 – First Friday
    • Roosevelt Row from 6-10 p.m.
      • New mural at Roosevelt/Central Ave by Artist Nyla Lee
    • Rail Station: Roosevelt/Central Ave
    • Bus Route: 0, 7, 10 
  • Sunday, June 9 – AZ Rattlers vs. Tucson Sugar Skulls
    • Talking Stick Resort Arena at 3 p.m.
    • Rail Stations: 3rd St/Jefferson & 3rd St/Washington
    • Riders with a ticket to the event can ride light rail for FREE four hours before and after. Your ticket counts as your fare.
  • Friday, June 14 – Phx Mercury vs. LA Sparks (Pride Night) 
    • Talking Stick Resort Arena at 7 p.m.
    • Rail Stations: 3rd St/Jefferson & 3rd St/Washington
      • Riders with a ticket to the event can ride light rail for FREE four hours before and after. Your ticket counts as your fare.
  • Saturday, June 15 – AZ Rattlers vs. San Diego Strike Force
    • Talking Stick Resort Arena at 6 p.m.
    • Rail Stations: 3rd St/Jefferson & 3rd St/Washington
      • Riders with a ticket to the event can ride light rail for FREE four hours before and after. Your ticket counts as your fare.
  • Saturday, June 15 – 13th Annual Bloomin’ Beerfest
    • This Irish Cultural Center at Margaret T. Hance Park at 7 p.m.
    • Rail Station: McDowell/Central Ave, Roosevelt/Central Ave
    • Bus Route: 0, 17, 10
  • Sunday, June 16 – Jennifer Lopez ‘It’s My Party’ Tour
    • Talking Stick Resort Arena at 8 p.m.
    • Rail Stations: 3rd St/Jefferson & 3rd St/Washington
      • Riders with a ticket to the event can ride light rail for FREE four hours before and after. Your ticket counts as your fare.
  • Tuesday-Thursday, June 18-20 – AZ Diamondbacks vs. CO Rockies
    • Chase Field
      • Tuesday & Wednesday, 6:40 p.m.
      • Thursday, 12:40 p.m.
    • Rail Stations: 3rd St/Jefferson & 3rd St/Washington
    • Bus Route: 7
  • Friday-Sunday, June 21-23 – AZ Diamondbacks vs. SF Giants
    • Chase Field
      • Friday, 6:40 p.m.
      • Saturday, 7:10 p.m.
      • Sunday, 1:10 p.m.
    • Rail Stations: 3rd St/Jefferson & 3rd St/Washington
    • Bus Route: 7
  • Saturday & Sunday, June 22 & 23 – Eddie Izzard 
    • Performing at the Orpheum Theatre 
      • Saturday, 8 p.m.
      • Sunday, 7 p.m.
    • Rail Station: Washington/Central Ave
    • Bus Route: 0
  • Sunday, June 23 – Phx Mercury vs. LA Sparks
    • Talking Stick Resort Arena at 3 p.m.
    • Rail Stations: 3rd St/Jefferson & 3rd St/Washington
      • Riders with a ticket to the event can ride light rail for FREE four hours before and after. Your ticket counts as your fare.
  • Monday-Wednesday, June 24-26 – AZ Diamondbacks vs. LA Dodgers
    • Chase Field
      • Tuesday & Wednesday, 6:40 p.m.
      • Thursday, 12:40 p.m.
    • Rail Stations: 3rd St/Jefferson & 3rd St/Washington
    • Bus Route: 7
  • Wednesday, June 26th – Paul McCartney ‘Freshen Up’ Tour
    • Talking Stick Resort Arena at 8 p.m.
    • Rail Stations: 3rd St/Jefferson and 3rd St/Washington
      • Riders with a ticket to the event can ride light rail for FREE four hours before and after. Your ticket counts as your fare.
  • Friday, June 28 – Phx Mercury vs. LA Sparks
    • Talking Stick Resort Arena at 7 p.m.
    • Rail Stations: 3rd St/Jefferson & 3rd St/Washington
      • Riders with a ticket to the event can ride light rail for FREE four hours before and after. Your ticket counts as your fare.