Diamondbacks vs St. Louis Cardinals
Nothing screams “America!” like baseball, hot dogs, Cracker Jack and fireworks! The Arizona Diamondbacks take on the St. Louis Cardinals in what’s sure to be an exciting game, culminating in a Fourth of July fireworks spectacular. Don’t forget to sport your finest D-backs red…and your white and blue, too.
Chase Field, 401 E. Jefferson Street, 602.514.8400, mlbs.com/dbacks, 7:10 p.m., $19-$210.
Disney’s Mary Poppins
JULY 6 TO JULY 22
The only fitting word to describe this zany musical is “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!” Mary Poppins, a woman of mystery, magic and music, shows up just when the Banks household needs her most. With infectious favorite tunes, dancing and costumes, you won’t regret taking this sweep down a chimney.
Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe Street, 602.252.8497, herbergertheater.org, times vary, $44-$73.
Phoenix Mercury vs Chicago Sky
It’s sure to be a showdown when the Chicago Sky swings by Mercury turf, especially after Phoenix dominated when the two teams faced off in June. With the home team fans on their side, the Mercury ladies are sure to play hard to seal another win and you won’t want to miss out, with limited tickets under $10.
Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E. Jefferson Street, 602.379.2000, mercury.wnba.com, 12:30 p.m., $9-$229.
Christopher Lloyd Goes Back to the Future
Fire up the DeLorean! Doc Brown visits Arizona for a special screening of the Michael J. Fox and Steven Spielberg classic Back to the Future. In addition to seeing the flick that started it all, audience members will be able to pose questions of their own in a post-show Q&A with Christopher Lloyd. Splurge on the VIP ticket for a commemorative photo – time machine not included.
Orpheum Theatre, 203 W. Adams Street, 602.262.6225, phoenixconventioncenter.com, 7 p.m., $49-$135.
Diamondbacks vs Colorado Rockies
Did you know that D-backs third baseman, Jake Lamb, is a 2017 All-Star and a University of Washington grad? Take him everywhere you go with Jake Lamb Bobblehead Night at Chase Field! The first 20,000 fans will receive a bobblehead as the D-backs take on the Rockies. With home-field advantage, we’ll see if those Coloradans can take the heat!
Chase Field, 401 E. Jefferson Street, 602.514.8400, mlbs.com/dbacks, 5:10 p.m., $19-$190.
Wurst Festival Ever
Let’s beef frank, there’s no better time to ketchup with friends than on National Hotdog Day. Celebrate the annual occasion at downtown Phoenix’s go-to spot for brats, dogs and brews – Short Leash! With performances by local comics, participation from local chefs and a pun competition, you can bet your buns it’ll be a good time.
Short Leash, 110 E. Roosevelt Street, 602.795.2193, shortleashhotdogs.com/wurst-festival-ever, time TBA, $10 and $3 food samples.
Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks
Former Pavement frontman Stephen Malkmus never misses a beat and Crescent Ballroom never misses an opportunity to host the multi-talented indie rocker. Touring on the heels of their latest release, Sparkle Hard, Malkmus and the Jicks are expected to perform favorites new and old, with a choice Pavement track sprinkled in here and there.
Crescent Ballroom, 308 N. Second Avenue, 602.716.2222, crescentphx.com, 8 p.m., $24-$33.
Car Seat Headrest
This lo-fi indie rock band began as a solo project for Virginian Will Toledo, before its online cult following emerged, inspiring features in Pitchfork, The New Yorker and Rolling Stone. Expect tracks from across its discography when the group plays The Van Buren in conjunction with its latest album, Twin Fantasy (Face to Face), a re-recording of the 2011 album in which Toledo originally played every instrument.
The Van Buren, 401 W. Van Buren Street, 480.659.1641, thevanburenphx.com, 8 p.m., $22.
Real Wild & Woody Beer Festival
Brews, bites, music and AC! The Arizona Crafter Brewers Guild hosts more than 65 Southwest craft brewers with this indoor beer festival. From barrel-aged brews to specialty casks, there’s a little something for connoisseurs and novices alike. The festival will also feature a silent disco, rock wall and a gaming corner.
Phoenix Convention Center, 33 S. Third Street, 602.262.7272, realwildandwoody.com, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., $57-$65 and $25 designated driver.
So, you’ve got a car? Well that doesn’t quite impress this Canadian country-pop icon. With her Shania Now tour, Shania Twain is back after taking a break to record new music and play a Vegas residency. Touching on new tracks like “Life’s About to Get Good” and squeezing in the cuts that made her a legend like “Man! I Feel Like a Woman” and “Any Man of Mine,” Twain never misses an opportunity to put on a good show.
Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E. Jefferson Street, 602.379.2000, talkingstickresortarena.com, 7:30 p.m., $25-$195.