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Christmas at the Princess festival Nov. 19-Jan. 3

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The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess will transform into a winter wonderland in the desert during its 6th annual Christmas at the Princess festival, November 19, 2015 – January 3, 2016. The enchanting AAA Five Diamond resort glistens with holiday splendor featuring a four-story musical tree, Desert Ice Skating Rink, magical snowfalls, 2.8 million Lagoon Lights, three new… Read More →

Fairmont Scottsdale hosts ‘Nightmare on Princess Drive’

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The “Nightmare on Princess Drive” is returning to The Plaza Bar at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, 9 p.m. – 2 a.m., Saturday, October 31, 2015. This indoor/outdoor nightspot, in the plaza of the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, is the perfect place to enjoy fall weather and a ghostly, glamorous bash. This year’s theme is “Spellbound on the Bayou,”… Read More →

Michael Pollack donates $50,000 to Goodwill

Over the years, Michael Pollack has generously donated $4.6 million dollars between his cash donations, discounted/free rent and other in-kind contributions to Goodwill of Central Arizona.  This week, Pollack announced he will donate $50,000 to Goodwill’s primary fundraiser, Evening of Goodwill in October. “He has been a long-standing supporter of Goodwill and we appreciate his… Read More →

Wave goodbye to summer at Fairmont’s ‘S.S. Princess’

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Landlocked for Labor Day? As the last days of summer sail into the sunset, stay-cationers can say bon voyage on the S.S. Princess, a.k.a. the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. The resort’s 5th Annual Labor Day Dream-cation sets sail September 4–7, 2015, with South Seas cruise ship themed activities, limbo contests on the lido deck, fire dancers… Read More →

Scottsdale resorts offer hot discounts that beat the heat

JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort

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 →

Arizona’s best resorts offer summer staycation deals

JW Marriott Desert Ridge Wildfire Pool.

Need a summer getaway? Stay home and save money. Arizona is home to some of the world’s most fantastic pools, luxurious spas, romantic retreats, spectacular golf courses and best restaurants. So you can forget about flight delays and rental cars because many of Arizona’s award-winning hotels and resorts offer summer deals that are designed specifically… Read More →

Princess will host 4th of July Freedom Fest


The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is unfurling its 5th annual “4th of July Freedom Fest,” a two-day event with vintage air shows, concerts, fireworks, all-American fare, military tributes and poolside fun, with vacation packages benefitting military families, July 3-5, 2015. Saluting Heroes & Vintage Air Shows Saluting America’s heroes, the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess will host a… Read More →

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess packs fun for entire family

The Techno Glo Party at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess features black lights, lasers, fog, LED hula hooping, glow-in-the-dark bubbles, drinks and a DJ pulsating techno music.

When I first moved to Arizona from New York in 1998, my father already knew his way around and could give me recommendations for the best places to eat, play and golf. He didn’t live in Arizona, but he and seven of his friends spent a week each March taking advantage of Arizona’s great weather to… 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 →

Christmas at the Princess lights up Scottsdale resort

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The Christmas at the Princess festival at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess features the resort’s four-story musical Christmas tree in Princess Plaza, more than 2 million Lagoon Lights, the Princess Express Train, the Desert Ice Skating Rink and the new Christmas Carousel. Christmas at the Princess is open to the public throughout the season. Admission is… Read More →

There is still time to book a memorable holiday party

Ice skaters at Fairmont Princess

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for a party. With the economic downturn slowly starting to appear in the rearview mirror, the office holiday party might be something that slipped your mind because it hasn’t been in the budget in years past. So if you still need to place to host your happening,… Read More →

Summer at the Princess packs fun

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Summer at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess includes cool rides down waterslides, zooming across a zip line and fireworks lighting up the night. This AAA Five Diamond resort is a play-cation paradise, from a new water ride to a world-class spa, signature restaurants and new Posh Paws program just for the pups. Best of all, summer… Read More →

Get down and ‘derby’ deals in the Valley


If you are looking for something other than Cinco de Mayo celebrations this weekend, maybe the Kentucky Derby is more your style. Saturday, May 3, presents the 140th Kentucky Derby, which some describe as the most exciting two minutes in sports. There are several Kentucky Derby parties for women to dress up in spring dresses… Read More →

Top 5 Accommodations Scottsdale: Large (Spring-Summer 2014)


[cjtoolbox name=’Experience AZ Top5′] Get ready to experience Arizona’s spring/summer 2014 Top 5 Accommodations in Scottsdale, Large (300 or more rooms)! And use Experience AZ to guide you toward a visit that will make you want to come back time after time to keep crossing the must see hot spots off your Top 5 lists.… Read More →