Westgate Entertainment District Archives

400 expected to celebrate Dance Day at Westgate

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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

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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

Fútbol

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

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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 →

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 →

Air Force recruiting office opens at Westgate

U.S. Air Force Recruiting

The U.S. Air Force is opening a 3,050 square-foot Recruiting Office at Westgate in Glendale, as part of the Air Force Recruiting Services transformational efforts to consolidate recruiting offices into centralized locations. To mark the opening, a ribbon-cutting and public event will be hosted by Lieutenant Colonel Erin Meinders, 362nd Recruiting Squadron Commander. The free event… Read More →

Westgate will host first-ever Bubble Bash

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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 →

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 →

Bar Louie expands with Westgate location

Bar Louie
by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Bar Louie plans to open its second Valley location at Westgate Entertainment District this spring with a 8,703 square-foot restaurant and outdoor lounge. This is one of several major openings at Westgate over the past few months including Dave & Buster’s and Salt Tacos y Tequila. It also marks the 21st retail lease secured by owner… Read More →

Westgate offers deals for Cactus League fans

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by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play

It’s time to play ball! There is no better time to enjoy a spring afternoon, the smell of freshly cut grass and the thrill of cheering on your favorite baseball team than during Spring Training in Arizona. From March 1 through April 1, baseball reigns supreme in the West Valley with five ballparks hosting more… Read More →

Westgate hosting free weekday event series

Architectural Photography by Michael Baxter, Baxter Imaging LLC
by in Experience AZ Magazine

Who says the weekends should have all the fun? Your Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays are about to get a lot more exciting thanks to three event series that are back at Westgate Entertainment District. TUESDAYS: Fitness in the District (Feb 9 – March 1)  Strengthen, tone, tighten and dance, all while having a blast during… Read More →

Westgate will bring 45 tons of snow to the Valley

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by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Looking for all the fun the snow brings, but don’t want drive up north? Westgate is bringing in 45 tons of real snow on Saturday Jan. 30 to Glendale for a free snow day. The free, family-friendly event will offer guests the opportunity to pull on their mittens and hop on a sled, build a… Read More →

Westgate will host college football ‘Playoff Fan Fest’

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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 →

Dave & Buster’s now open at Westgate

Dave & Buster's
by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Following a ribbon cutting ceremony, Dave & Buster’s has announced the grand opening of the newest location at Westgate Entertainment District. Located at 9460 West Hanna Lane in Glendale, the Westgate Dave & Buster’s is the 79th location and the third Dave & Buster’s in the Valley. This location marks the first venue to be constructed… Read More →