Scottsdale Offers Events Pure Inspiration in the Sonoran Desert

Experience exciting urban attractions in the center of Arizona’s picturesque Sonoran desert


Scottsdale, Arizona

Located in Maricopa County, Scottsdale, Arizona, has been called “The West’s Most Western Town.” Scottsdale is set in the heart of the Sonoran Desert, and its McDowell Sonoran Preserve is the largest urban preserve of its kind in the United States. Scottsdale also is home to the McDowell Mountains and in close proximity to the Tonto National Forest and the Salt River.

Popular Activities

  • Popular Scottsdale attractions that also offer flexible meeting and event space include Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, OdySea Aquarium, Mavrix and Topgolf.

Get a Planner’s Perspective

Don’t just take our word for it, hear what these planners had to say.

“Experience Scottsdale is innovative and progressive. They recognize the value events bring to their community and their support for event producers is second to none. Their lodging options and facilities are some of the best in the country and everything is first class!”

— Baseball client, Fort Collins, CO   

Find Your Perfect Scottsdale Facility

Facility Spotlight

Scottsdale and Bell Road Sports Complexes

Sports Covered: Soccer, rugby, football, ultimate frisbee, lacrosse

These sports complexes contain bermuda grass fields which are all professionally groomed and regularly maintained. The Scottsdale Sports Complex features six international-sized fields (225’ x 360’, four lighted) and four regulation-sized fields (186’ x 300’, unlighted). The Bell Road Sports Complex, which opens in Spring of 2022, features six additional international-sized fields (225’ x 360’, five lighted).

WestWorld of Scottsdale

Sports Covered: Equestrian, car shows, festivals, concerts

With a large variety of entertainment and dining options, WestWorld is a great venue for hosting events of many kinds. The grounds cover 386 acres in close proximity to the McDowell Mountains and offer 300,000 square feet of exhibit space. WestWorld is well known for its equestrian center, which has hosted hundreds of events over the years.

Scottsdale Stadium

Sports Covered: Baseball, events, festivals, trade shows

Built in 1955 and located in Old Town, Scottsdale Stadium is home to the San Francisco Giants during Cactus League Spring Training and hosts a wide variety of events year-round. The main Stadium capacity is 12,000 people, and the facility also is equipped to host weddings, conferences and family gatherings.

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Erika Pumphrey

Erika Pumphrey

Telephone: 480-949-6297