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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.

Arizona Musicfest will showcase The Midtown Men

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Arizona Musicfest will present The Midtown Men, Broadway’s Original Cast of Broadway’s Jersey Boys, who The New York Times described as having “the air of the Rat Pack, Motown and a nightclub act all rolled into one,” on Monday, Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. at Highlands Church, 9050 E. Pinnacle Peak Road in Scottsdale.  Tickets… Read More →

Chef Lisa Dahl hosts Jordan Winery for Winemaker Dinner

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Before moving to Sedona, Chef Lisa Dahl called Marin County, just outside of Sonoma’s Alexander Valley wine region, her home for many years. On Thursday, Nov. 3, Dahl will bring a little taste of home to her Mariposa Latin Inspired Grill when she hosts CEO John Jordan of the Jordan Vineyard and Winery for a… Read More →

FOUND:RE Phoenix and on-site restaurant are now open

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Habitat Metro, in conjunction with BOND Partners, announces the opening of FOUND:RE Phoenix, a one-of-a-kind lifestyle hotel experience with every design detail inspired by local contemporary art, culture, fashion and music. The 105-room hotel welcomes guests and Valley residents to delve into the museum-worthy spaces as well as the creative programming woven throughout. The newly unveiled… Read More →

Holiday ice rink is coming to Westgate

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The holiday festivities at Westgate Entertainment District have become a time-honored tradition for many West Valley families and this year, holiday revelers can add outdoor ice skating on a real ice rink to their list of fun activities to usher in the season. For the very first time at Westgate, kids and adults can partake… Read More →

Hotel Valley Ho hosts new rooftop beer garden series

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Enjoy delicious brews, chef stations and dramatic views with the new Rooftop Beer Garden series at Hotel Valley Ho. Held on the eighth-floor Sky Line Rooftop overlooking Camelback Mountain, each event will feature a different theme designed to pair perfectly with the featured brewery. At the first event on Thursday, November 17, tailgating is elevated… Read More →

Revitalized Pedal Haus Brewery will reopen on Nov. 3

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The anticipated re-grand opening of Pedal Haus Brewery in downtown Tempe, the resident brewpub and beer garden on Mill Ave., is scheduled on Nov. 3. After an expansive remodel, Julian Wright of Fork & Dagger Inc., 2016 Arizona Culinary Hall of Fame Restaurateur of the Year award winner and creative visionary behind Tempe concepts such… Read More →

Hilton Tucson El Conquistador celebrates Dia De Los Muertos

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Tucson is known for its Southwest-inspired cuisine, Vaquero roots and as the home of the Wildcats, but what many don’t know is that it’s the place to be for Dia de Los Muertos. On Nov.1, 2016, Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort will transform into a scene from ancestors’ past as lit candles… Read More →

The Parlor’s new seasonal creations have Autumn flair

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Rustic Italian eatery, The Parlor, continues its success story and welcomes the fall season with a new menu that peaks sensations and offers inspired new dishes. The revamped menu is packed with over a dozen new elevated dishes that complement the restaurant’s commitment to craft, value, freshness and environment. The enhancements to The Parlor’s fall… Read More →

Condé Nast names Hermosa Inn one of the Southwest’s best

Hermosa Inn
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On the heels of being named a AAA Four Diamond luxury getaway, The Hermosa Inn is adding yet another accolade to its repertoire as one of the Best Hotels in the American Southwest, as named by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler in the 2016 Annual Reader’s Choice Awards. With a score of 95.06, The… Read More →

Boo Fest Phoenix will entertain thousands on Oct. 22

Children in Halloween costumes
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Boo Fest Phoenix is an annual Halloween event, which started in 2004. Over the past 12 years the event has grown to become one of North Phoenix’s signature festivals in the fall. This year they anticipate attendance to top out at more than 6,000 kids and their families. Hosted by the City of Phoenix Parks… Read More →

Current Meditation will open its first location in Phoenix

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Current Meditation, the Valley’s first meditation studio that specializes in “meditation for the modern world,” announced today that it will open its first location in Phoenix, with an expected grand opening in November. Current Meditation will be one of the only health and wellness concepts in the Valley that solely provides meditation classes focused on… Read More →

Journey will perform live at The Pool at Talking Stick Resort

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Talking Stick Resort is bringing multiplatinum American rock band Journey to the stage at The Pool on Nov. 19. Tickets are on sale now. The band is expected to enthrall fans with hits such as “Lovin’ Touchin’ Squeezin,’”  “Open Arms” and the timeless smash “Don’t Stop Believin.’” Journey is a current nominee for induction into… Read More →

Talking Stick’s ‘Wicked Ball’ will host $10K costume contest, Prometeus
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Halloween is just over two weeks away, and it’s almost time to celebrate at Talking Stick Resort’s Third Annual Wicked Ball, the hottest Halloween party in Scottsdale. The main event of the party will once again be its costume contest, which will pay out a share of $10,000 to one grand prize winner and will… Read More →

Troon North will launch new caddie service

Troon North
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Troon North Golf Club, the preeminent daily-fee club in Scottsdale, will soon launch a new caddie service for guests. When playing Troon North’s Pinnacle and Monument courses, guests will have the option of a Forecaddie or a Single-Bag Caddie or choose to play without a caddie. The new caddie service is part of a long… Read More →

Hike, wine and dine amidst Sedona’s fall colors at Mariposa

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With Northern Arizona’s fall foliage in full bloom during the last few weeks of October, Sedona’s most talked-about restaurant Mariposa Latin Inspired Grill offers leaf peepers a new way to experience the season in Sedona. Perched atop a scenic bluff overlooking Mount Wilson, Mariposa is located just steps from the Adobe Jack Trailhead, creating the… Read More →