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View of ASU Gammage in Tempe, Arizona
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ASU Gammage was the last major public building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. It’s based on a design originally intended to be an opera house in Baghdad, Iraq.

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View of Tempe Town Lake in Tempe, Arizona
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Tempe is named after the Vale of Tempe in Greece, a legendary hangout for Apollo and the Muses.

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Fans outside Sun Devil Stadium at Arizona State University in Tempe
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You might recognize ASU’s Sun Devil Stadium from the films “Raising Arizona” and “Jerry Maguire.”

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View of Tempe Town Lake and the surrounding city
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Nearby Experiences
Tempe Tourism Office

Upcoming events

Playing live music alongside arts and crafts vendors during the Fall Festival of the Arts in Tempe, Arizona
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Tempe Tourism Office
A boat decorated for the Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade in Tempe, Arizona
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Tempe Tourism Office
Luminarias line a historic building in Tempe, Arizona during the annual Las Noches de Luminarias
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Adam Rodriguez

Event

Las Noches de Luminarias

November-January

Racing during the Arizona Dragon Boat Festival in Tempe
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Tempe Tourism Office
Performing during Tempe’s Spring Festival of the Arts in Arizona
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Tempe Tourism Office
Fourth of July fireworks over Tempe, Arizona
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Tempe Tourism Office
Two players celebrating during an ASU football game in Tempe, Arizona
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ASU Athletics

Event

ASU Sun Devils College Football

September-November

Live music performance (plus, lederhosen) during Four Peaks Oktoberfest in Tempe, Arizona
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Tempe Tourism Office

Event

Four Peaks Oktoberfest

October

Competitors ride bicycles through the desert during Ironman Arizona
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Nils Nilsen

Event

Ironman Arizona

November