Talking Stick resort Archives

Talking Stick Resort will host Arizona State Poker Championship

In only a month, poker players from across the State and across the Country will converge on The ARENA Poker Room at Talking Stick Resort for the annual Arizona State Poker Championship. Kicking off on Friday, Aug. 11, the No Limit Hold’em tournament, now in its 13th year, will feature a prize pool of more… Read More →

Arizona’s best staycation deals for summer of 2017

Staycation deals

Arizona is hot in the summer. Very hot. But the staycation deals and packages offered by some of our most beautiful, beloved, picturesque and luxuirous resorts and hotels are even hotter. While some scrunch in the car to seek cooler temps and others pay far too much for a flight, you can take advantage of… Read More →

50 places you can go to cool off in Arizona

With the first day of summer upon us and with record-setting temperatures in the forecast, we all could use some advice to cool off in Arizona when the heat becomes too much. We can tell ourselves it’s a dry heat all we want. Sooner or later, every Arizona resident will need some relief from the… Read More →

Ranking Arizona: Top 10 large resorts and hotels

Here are the Top 10 hotels and resorts in Arizona (450 rooms or more), based on public voting for Ranking Arizona, the state’s biggest and most comprehensive business opinion poll. Ranking Arizona is based purely on opinion and ranks companies based how voters answer this simple question: with whom would you recommend doing business? To… Read More →

Robin Trower playing at Talking Stick on May 12

One of the rock icons of the 1960s, Robin Trower, will be playing the Talking Stick Resort Showroom on Friday, May 12. Tickets are on sale now, and range from $25 to $65 for the show, which begins at 8 p.m. and is for folks 21 and over. Trower began his career with rhythm and… Read More →

Taylor Dayne will visit Showroom at Talking Stick Resort

Multiple gold and platinum-selling superstar Taylor Dayne will visit The Showroom at Talking Stick Resort in just a few weeks on Jan. 20, 2017. Tickets for the show are on sale now. The singer-songwriter earned her first megahit in 1987, when the smash “Tell It To My Heart” rose to No. 7 on the Billboard… Read More →

Styx coming to Arizona in January, February


This year, Styx will be coming to Arizona twice, once in January at Talking Stick Resort’s Ballroom and again in February at Desert Diamond Casino’s Diamond Center. The Styx will play on Sunday, Jan. 15 at 8 p.m. at talking Stick Resort. Tickets range from $35 to $150 and up, and are already on sale.… Read More →

10 things to do in Phoenix for New Year’s Eve

New Year's Eve
by in Experience AZ Magazine

Say goodbye to 2016 with style and a bang, and ring in the New Year at one of these ten amazing events. You definitely won’t want to stay home this year. Fly in a C-47 with the Arizona Commemorative Air Force Museum Transition into the New Year from a World War II-era C-47. You’ll be… Read More →

Photos: Journey at The Pool at Talking Stick Resort

by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

The famed rock band, Journey, played an over-sold show over the weekend at The Pool at Talking Stick Resort on Nov. 19, playing classics like “Don’t Stop Believin’” and “Open Arms.”   Photos by Mike Mertes The show’s setlist included: Separate Ways (Worlds Apart) Be Good to Yourself Only the Young Neal Schon Guitar Solo… Read More →

Don’t want to cook? 9 spots for Thanksgiving feasts

by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine

If you’re still trying to make plans for this Thanksgiving, here’s a list of restaurants and resorts that might interest those trying to avoid cooking up their own feasts: Talking Stick Resort – Thanksgiving Day Special Five of the Talking Stick Resort‘s restaurants are offering special menus on Thanksgiving Day, such as roasted turkey with stuffed… Read More →

Journey will perform live at The Pool at Talking Stick Resort

by in Experience AZ Magazine

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

by in Experience AZ Magazine

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 →

Alice in Chains rocks the pool at Talking Stick Resort (Photos)

Alice in Chains

This past weekend Alice in Chains played a rocking show at the Talking Stick Resort pool. Fans from all over flocked to the resort’s pool to witness the grunge/heavy metal band from Seattle. AZ Big Media Photographer Mike Mertes was there to witness and capture the action, take a look at his photos from the show… Read More →

ZZ Top to play at Talking Stick Resort

by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Back by popular demand, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame trio ZZ Top will perform their classic rock songs, infused with Texas blues, live at the pool on October 9. With a career spanning over 40 years, the group is arguably one of the leading bands of all time and has the lowest running intact personnel line up in music history.… Read More →