Tempe Town Lake Turns 20

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The marvel that is Tempe Town Lake is celebrating its 20th birthday this year and we are celebrating in a special way. Join us as we reminisce the past 20 years, explore where we are now, and look to the next 20. And of course, there are parties! 

Tempe Town Lake: 20 Years
Business Mixer
Friday, Nov. 8, 4-7 p.m.

Beyond being an amazing place for special events, recreation and relaxation, Town Lake is also one of the Greater Phoenix Area's top destinations for business. Learn about how the lake benefits our entire region's economy and about future business opportunities around Tempe Town Lake.
The event includes a presentation by Greater Phoenix Economic Council President Chris Camacho, State Farm Area Vice President Sonya Robinson, Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell and Economic Development Director Donna Kennedy.
Enjoy free sunset guided boat tours, live music and networking opportunities. 
This event is free and open to the public with RSVP. 

Tempe Town Lake Turns 20:
Community Birthday Celebration
Saturday, Nov. 9, 11-4 p.m. 

Ever thought about what Tempe Town Lake might look like 20 years from now? The Tempe City Council-approved Rio Salado and Beach Park Master Plan provides a blueprint for the future of this Tempe treasure. This November, we're bringing that vision to life in a big way. Six zones. Dozens of free activities. Water taxis on the lake. And the entire community is invited. 

Tempe Town Lake North

Adventure Zone: Zip line, rock wall, pump track 

Athletic Zone: ASU volleyball tournament, recreation classes, fishing 

Marina: Stand up paddleboarding, kayaking, rowing demos, yoga classes, boathouse preview, dragon boat rides, sailing tours    

Tempe Town Lake South 

Arts & Eco Zone:  Gallery at the TCA, public art displays, bird-watching, NASA cloud viewing, water talks, Tai Chi classes 

Entertainment Zone: Live music all day at Beach Park, food trucks, city and sponsor booths, Walking Mill Avenue music exhibit  

Riviera: Boardwalk experience with mini Sixth Street Market, funky games, cool exhibits, zumba classes  

Birthday Party Details: Melissa Quillard

Cover Photo: Joe Grana