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Holiday ice rink is coming to Westgate

by in Experience AZ Magazine

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 →

Westgate lands Tavern+Bowl, Glendale’s 1st microbrewery

by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Southern California favorite Tavern+Bowl will make its Arizona debut in March with a new location at Westgate Entertainment District. Westgate has experienced unprecedented growth over the past few years, and now, with the addition of Tavern+Bowl and Good Bad Ugly (GBU) Brewing Co. – the city’s first microbrewery – Westgate will be adding yet another… Read More →

Touchdown Tailgate starts Sept. 11 at Westgate

by in Blogs

Football fans can rejoice now that the NFL regular season is just a few weeks away and a new pregame experience, perfect for the whole family, is happening at Westgate Entertainment District before every Arizona Cardinals home game.  Touchdown Tailgate at Westgate is a free event that begins approximately three hours before kickoff and will take… Read More →

400 expected to celebrate Dance Day at Westgate


In honor of National Dance Day on July 30, grab your dancing shoes and head to Westgate Entertainment District for a free outdoor Zumba class. More than 400 dance-enthusiasts of all skill levels and ages are expected to join Zumba Tasha and shake things up at the easy-to-follow dance and fitness party. After an uplifting workout,… Read More →

Summer fun returns with Westgate Wednesdays


Summer fun is coming back to the West Valley with Westgate Wednesdays returning to Westgate Entertainment District every Wednesday from now until August 10. The free, family-friendly series runs every Wednesday at Fountain Park from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., offering weekly themed events that draw hundreds of kids and parents to enjoy music, dancing, games and… Read More →

Copa America brings Fútbol to Westgate


Fans pour in to fill up the University of Phoenix Stadium. The national anthem begins to play, a whistle blows and the football game begins.  But this isn’t the typical football game an Arizona Cardinals fan maybe familiar with, its the Copa America soccer match between Ecuador and Peru. This years’ tournament marks the tournament’s 100-year… Read More →

Sun Health becomes title sponsor for Arizona Marathon


Sun Health is now the title sponsor for the Arizona Marathon, a yearly West Valley running event entering its ninth year. “We’re very excited to welcome Sun Health,” said Debra Undhjem, Arizona Marathon’s founder and race director. “We share the same ideas on health, wellness and giving back to the community, so it’s a great partnership.” The… Read More →

Prescription for growth: one-stop-shop healthcare


There’s nothing quite like one-stop-shopping, where all of your errands can be finished in one trip. West Valley residents will soon realize the pleasures of one-stop-healthcare, a new development trend, with Dr. John Simon’s latest project: Westgate Healthcare Campus. The first phase of the 250,000-square-foot, $30 million campus is expected to be finished at the… Read More →

Westgate will host free ‘Fútbol Fiesta’ for soccer fans

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For the first time in 100 years, the best soccer teams from North, Central and South America will take over 10 U.S. cities, including Glendale, Ariz., during Copa America Centenario from June 3 through June 26.  For game-day fun, soccer enthusiasts are invited to Westgate Entertainment District during all three days of the Glendale-based portion of… Read More →

Westgate will host first-ever Bubble Bash


On May 21, children of all ages are invited to soak up the fun as millions of bubbles will descend upon Westgate Entertainment District for the first-ever Bubble Bash. During the event, guests will enjoy seven interactive discovery stations, where they can make their own bubble wands, experiment with different kinds of bubble solutions and… Read More →

Risas Dental & Braces plans 7 new locations

Southwest Human Development

Risas Dental & Braces, a Phoenix-based healthcare company, is expanding its roots in Arizona and Colorado with its next Valley location confirmed to open next month at Westgate in Glendale. Led by Managing Director Jeff Adams, Risas has been able to make a difference for communities by making proper oral care and flexible treatment options… Read More →

Crowds expected for Spring Chalk Art Festival

A child looking drawing with chalk at the Chalk Art Festival

On April 30, the sidewalks of Westgate Entertainment District, Desert Ridge Marketplace and Tempe Marketplace will be transformed into spectacular outdoor galleries as crowds gather to watch the incredible chalk artwork unfold before their eyes at the third annual Spring Chalk Art Festival. During the free event from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m., a group… Read More →

5 Things to do this weekend: Jan. 30-31

Things to do
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Once again the weekend is finally here. Everyone needs something to do besides chores, so here are upcoming weekend events for you to check out. The weather forecast is calling for snow in Glendale and there are more fun events to go to such as car auctions and an interview to become a Legoland master… Read More →

Westgate will host college football ‘Playoff Fan Fest’

by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play

As fans flock to Glendale for the College Football Playoff Championship next Monday Jan. 11., they’ll be pleased to find a free, three-day collegiate themed experience, “Westgate Playoff Fan Fest.” Leading up to the game, live bands will take the WaterDance Plaza stage, which will be surrounded by an open-air beer garden featuring games like… Read More →