It can be frustrating to be excluded from entering certain establishments or attending events due to your age, but it is a rite of passage everyone must go through. Until you are 21, there are many places you cannot go in Tempe, even when your friends that are just a little bit older can. It can be tempting to use an ID of a friend that looks like you, or have a fake ID created that says you are 21 to go to a club or buy alcohol. But if you are charged with using a fake ID in Tempe, you could be facing some long-term penalties for your impatience.
Being young and out with friends is a recipe for bad decision-making. The night-life in Tempe and Scottsdale is a party playground for many including those under the legal drinking age. Bouncers and bartenders are trained to spot fake IDs and with increased enforcement from the Arizona Department of Liquor and police, more and more