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About Experience AZ

Experience AZ Magazine is the ultimate guide for both Arizona residents and tourists to see, feel, taste and experience the best that Arizona offers. We’ve chronicled and presented Arizona’s Top 5 in each category including tourist destinations, night life, dining, sports, music, theater, festivals and outdoor adventure. Enjoy and experience Arizona’s ultimate “bucket list” of things to do in Arizona.

Westin Phoenix Downtown offers summer packages

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Located in the revitalized urban core of downtown Phoenix, and conveniently situated near Chase Field, US Airways Center, CityScape, and numerous venues, theatres and museums, The Westin Phoenix Downtown now offers the perfect package for a refreshing summer getaway. HOME RUN The boys of summer are back and The Westin Phoenix Downtown has the ideal… Read More →

Summer at the Princess kicks off Memorial Day Weekend

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Good day, sunshine: it’s a summer to remember at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, where sunny days start with cool rides down waterslides, zooming across a zip line and finish with fireworks lighting up the night.  This AAA Five Diamond play-cation paradise is presenting “Summer at the Princess,” a three-month calendar of robust entertainment for the… Read More →

Wet ‘n Wild launches ‘Roaring River’ today

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Wet ‘n’ Wild Phoenix announced the grand opening of their new experience – The Crazy Cactus Roaring River. Formerly the lazy river, the new experience features wave action, fast-moving water, tipping buckets, refreshing waterfalls and water curtains in an invigorating river ride.  Local dignitaries will join Season Pass Holders for a ribbon cutting and first… Read More →

Royal Palms launches ‘Live on the Lawn’ music series

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Royal Palms Resort and Spa, A Destination Hotel, will kick off the “Live on the Lawn, Summer Music Series” to celebrate each of the hottest summer holidays – Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day.  The free, three-part event begins this weekend and will be hosted under the stars on the picturesque Vernadero Lawn overlooking… Read More →

Experience AZ: Spring-Summer 2015 Digital Issue

Experience AZ Digital Issue

Arizona packs adventures for everyone, everyday More than a decade after moving to Arizona from my native New York, people still ask me what I like the most about living in the Grand Canyon state. My answer is always the same: “I haven’t had to shovel snow once since I moved here.” But if I… Read More →

Calico the Band will play the MIM in June

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What better way to treat your ears than with some California country music sung by three of the most amazing voices you’ll hear? Calico the Band will be playing the MIM MusicTheater in Phoenix on Saturday, June 6th. Calico the Band is Kirsten Proffit, Manda Mosher, and Aubrey Richmond. All are great and dedicated musicians, each with accomplished… Read More →

CityScape hosts U2 ‘It’s A Beautiful Day Block Party’

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“It’s a beautiful day!” That’s right, U2 is coming to town and this weekend CityScape Phoenix is throwing the unofficial welcoming of the band with the “It’s a Beautiful Day Block Party”. During the two-night, pre-concert block party at  Patriots Park at CityScape and LUSTRE Bar at Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Phoenix, guests will enjoy live… Read More →

D-backs giving away 10,000 Father’s Day T-shirts

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The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) will give away special Father’s Day T-shirts, courtesy of Audi, to 10,000 dads on June 21 when the D-backs host the San Diego Padres at Chase Field. The D-backs also welcome all dads and kids, 12 and younger, to run the bases for Phoenix Children’s Hospital (PCH) after the game. For… Read More →

‘100 Days of Summer’ returns to LUSTRE Bar

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Recently named one of the best hotel rooftop bars by USA Today, LUSTRE Bar in Downtown Phoenix plans to keep things cool this summer with events nearly every night of the week, all summer long with its “100 Days of Summer” event series. Perched on the third-floor pool deck of Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Phoenix LUSTRE… Read More →

JW Marriott Starr Pass offers sizzling summer deals

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Escape the summer heat with a refreshing resort package at JW Marriott Starr Pass. Special summer values make Tucson a perfect destination for abundant recreation, sumptuous dining and rejuvenating spa experiences. This summer, locals and travelers alike can take advantage of a special Advanced Purchase rate from $149 per night, per room. Special summer rates… Read More →

Scottsdale resorts offer hot discounts that beat the heat

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When you envision Scottsdale during the summer, do you see a dry, barren desert, where weather-worn locals proclaim through parched lips, “At least it’s a dry heat”? Well, think again. Locals have a secret weapon that helps them survive May, June, July and August. We’ll let you in on the secret. Scottsdale’s 70 hotels and… Read More →

Sam Fox opens first Flower Child location in Scottsdale

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Flower Child, Sam Fox’s healthy fast-casual restaurant opened its first Scottsdale location yesterday, Tuesday, May 5, at Shea Boulevard & 90th Street. The latest locale will serve farm-to-table fare that’s healthy and served in a happy, fast-casual kitchen. Situated in a bright 3,572-square-foot space and 1,223-square-foot patio, surrounded by windows on every side with sunshine beaming in,… Read More →

Frontal Lobe Gallery hosts witch interactive exhibit

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California-based artist and film-maker Mollie Kellogg returns home for a solo exhibit of her award-winning Incognito Witch Project: Celebrating Hidden Magick, for Third Friday, May 15 and First Friday during the Grand Avenue Artwalk, June 5, 2015, 6-11pm, at Frontal Lobe Gallery, 1301 Grand Avenue, #2B, Phoenix, AZ. Incognito Witch works reveal the subject’s hidden… Read More →

Talking Stick brings back summer pool parties

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Talking Stick Resort is kicking off its annual RELEASE pool parties with a summer lineup that reads like a marquee from Las Vegas or Miami. Many of the top DJs from around the globe, including artists ranked on DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs list, will be taking the stage to keep the party going all… Read More →

The Phoenician offers family-friendly summer luxury

The Phoenician resort is nestled in the Sonoran Desert, with the breathtaking Camelback Mountain its backdrop. Photo: The Phoenician
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The Phoenician, Arizona’s premier AAA Five Diamond resort destination, and its boutique hotel, The Canyon Suites at The Phoenician, are welcoming summer with sizzling rates and signature activities.Beginning Monday, May 25 through Monday, September 7, 2015, guests of the 250-acre Phoenician can take advantage of the best rates of the year, starting from just $159… Read More →