As the temperatures start to climb, Desert Ridge Marketplace is keeping things cool with an abundance of shopping, dining and entertainment options for every age. Guests will be treated to live music and art, Mother’s Day celebrations, and family-friendly events all month long.

On May 7, Desert Ridge Marketplace brings an all-new art festival to The District! Guests are invited to enjoy outdoor entertainment as live painting and musical performances span from Copper Blues Live to AMC Theatres. Massive murals will come to life as local artists are inspired by the music around them. Enjoy sounds from KC Angels, Isiah Tilson, Holly Schranz, and more. Copper Cantina’s outdoor bar will be available for guests who want to enjoy the sights and sounds with a drink in hand. Plus, snap a photo of your favorite mural and redeem for a penny pint at Copper Blues Live’s After Party.

Looking for a fun way to celebrate Mother’s Day? Be sure to check out the center’s newest photo opp, Love You Mom, a stunning display featuring stacked letters and spring florals, on view now through May 10 near The District Stage. Give your super mom a shoutout on Instagram for a chance to win a weekend staycation. Tag @desertridge and use #lovemomdrm for a chance to win a one-night stay at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge, $300 in gift cards, and a framed photo from Hall of Frames. Plus, surprise mom with a beautiful bouquet from The Wandering Willie’s flower truck, available select hours Mother’s Day weekend.
Copper Blues Live has re-opened and is kicking off its revival with an incredible show schedule featuring Bryan Callen, Adam Ray, Daniel Franzese from “Mean Girls,” and Jeff Ross. If you are looking to flex your brain muscles, test your knowledge at the Copper Blues Live Trivia Night with fun themes including Disney, ‘90s Pop Culture, Mean Girls Trivia hosted by Daniel Franzese, and Harry Potter. Other new brands opening soon at Desert Ridge Marketplace are Rapid iPhone Repair, Cupbop, and AZ Ski Pro.

Celebrating a birthday this May? Desert Ridge Marketplace recently introduced the Birthday Rewards program to celebrate your special day. Score a bag full of sweet surprises, including one free scoop from Cold Stone Creamery, a lollipop from IT’SUGAR, a $5 gift card to Five Below, and a bunch of exclusive deals from your favorite spots. Guests can join the club at

Desert Ridge Marketplace will also feature some of the Valley’s hottest local bands every Friday and Saturday evening in May. The community can enjoy the sounds of Shaky Ground, Cadillac Assembly Line, Corridor Sixteen, Come Back Buddy, and more at The District Stage, located near Dave & Buster’s.

Desert Ridge Marketplace is located at 21001 N. Tatum Boulevard in Phoenix. For more information, visit or like the shopping center on Facebook at