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Tickets to the Polar Express Now on Sale

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August 20, 2014 by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

The mercury may be hitting 100, but those in the know are already booking their reserved tickets on the Polar Express™ presented by the Grand Canyon Railway. From November 7 through January 3, the Railway will run special trains from Williams, Ariz., to the North Pole. Polar Express reservations can be made by calling 1-888-848-3511… Read More →

Royal Palms Offers Labor Day Deals

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August 18, 2014 by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play | Stay

As summer comes to a close, why not hold onto the last few precious moments and celebrate at one of the Valley’s most luxurious resorts, the Royal Palms Resort & Spa? The resort is offering a special discounted package (over 60% off a standard room rate of $479) with its DeLuxe Lounging Package, along with… Read More →

Tamale Festival coming November 15th

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August 15, 2014 by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play

On November 15th, 2014, the 79th Annual Friendly House Tamale Dinner will move into its new event location at The Arizona Center in downtown Phoenix and present an exciting day of family-friendly festival activities. Presented by APS and organized by Friendly House, a Phoenix-based non-profit organization that has proudly served the local community since 1920,… Read More →

Arizona Restaurant Week Returns Sept. 19-28

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Arizona Restaurant Week (ARW) will return this fall with 10 nights of incredible edibles, commencing for the first time on a Friday night. Arizona Restaurant Week, Fall Edition will be held Friday, September 19 through Sunday, September 28. During Fall ARW, over 150 Phoenix restaurants will offer specialty prix-fixe dinner menus for $33 and $44… Read More →

Road creates easier trip to Skywalk at Grand Canyon

CORRECTION Grand Canyon Skywalk Road

Officials from the Hualapai Tribe held a ceremonial grand opening of a road that had been a major headache for tourists headed to the Grand Canyon Skywalk. Crews recently paved the final 9-mile stretch of dirt and gravel road that had tour operators complaining of broken windows, flat tires, missing hubcaps and dust. Motorists now… Read More →

D-backs Announce 2 Upcoming Concerts

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The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks and @LosDbacks) have announced two second-half concerts featuring Christian-rock band Third Day for Faith & Family Night on Aug. 23 and Mexican-pop artist Cristian Castro for Hispanic Heritage Day on Sept. 27. Four-time Grammy Award winner Third Day will perform on the field after the D-backs vs. Padres game on Aug.… Read More →

Maestro Muñoz Makes Debut Sept. 19-20

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The Phoenix Symphony launches its 2014-15 season and Virginia G. Piper Music Director Tito Muñoz’ inaugural season with Carl Orff’s Carmina burana on September 19 and 20 at Symphony Hall. For this special occasion, Sandra Day O’Connor, Former Supreme Court Justice and prominent supporter of arts in Arizona, will conduct our nation’s national anthem before… Read More →

Registration opens for Sedona Marathon

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Register now for the 10th Annual Sedona Marathon, taking place on January 31, 2015. Sign-up with your family and friends before September 30, 2013 to save on registration with Early Bird pricing! The boutique destination race event is expected to host more than 2,600 runners/walkers who will participate in one of these breathtaking panoramic races:… Read More →

Verde Canyon Railroad offers Fall Colors Tour

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Glorious fall foliage adds to the colorful intensity of Arizona scenery each fall, and nowhere do the branches dazzle quite as brilliantly as they do along the Verde River. An adventure aboard Verde Canyon Railroad’s Fall Colors Tour showcases the rich hues of scarlet and amber, crimson and gold further enhancing the beauty of this… Read More →

Phoenix Resort Offers 116 Record-Breaking Heat Deals

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Summer means hot deals in Phoenix and following July 24’s record setting heat of 116 degrees, Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort is offering special discounts and deals when guests mention the code “116.” The AAA Four Diamond mountainside resort will keep golfers on its Lookout Mountain Golf Course cool and hydrated with two complimentary non-alcoholic… Read More →

Historic Hassayampa Inn offers summer escape

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The Hassayampa Inn, located in the Historic District of Prescott, offers comforting small town charm while being closely situated near the sights and sounds of Prescott. Hassayampa’s prime location is walking distance to the Courthouse Square, art galleries and one-of-a-kind shops, eateries and antique stores. The hotel was built as a luxury hotel in 1927… Read More →

Lodge at Ventana Canyon Plans Major Renovation

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Arizona’s leading golf resort and club, The Lodge at Ventana Canyon Golf & Racquet Club, today announces the first phase of the property’s multi-million dollar renovation. This first phase of the renovation, set to complete in January of 2015, will update all one-bedroom suites while the second and third phase, to start following the completion… Read More →

Boulders’ spa turns over new leaf for autumn

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Autumn will bring fresh changes to Scottsdale’s legendary Waldorf Astoria Spa at The Boulders. The world-class spa is completing a series of refurbishments just in time to introduce its new fall menu of services, which will focus on healing and renewing skin damaged by the summer sun. Physical changes to the spa include renovations to… Read More →

Sanctuary Hosts Satori Meditation Retreat

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For those in quest of a little more Zen, rejuvenation and inspiration this fall, Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain will host its first dedicated Satori Meditation Retreat Oct. 5-8, 2014. Led by master meditation instructor Sarah McLean, who has directed programs for Deepak Chopra and Byron Katie, among other notable figures, the retreat will unlock the… Read More →