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Talking Stick Arizona

A Cultural and Entertainment Destination in Scottsdale

The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community proudly welcomes you to Talking Stick: A Cultural and Entertainment Destination. This dynamic destination is conveniently located in the Salt River Indian Community at Indian Bend and the 101 Freeway. They are just 15 minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport and 10 minutes from downtown Scottsdale and Scottsdale Airpark. Talking Stick invites you to shop, stay, play and dine. Enjoy a multitude of amenities in an open air atmosphere and unparalleled panoramic mountain views. See all the amazing places below that are part of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.

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Talking Stick Resort

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Talking Stick Resort

Talking Stick Resort is the premiere luxury hotel of the Valley of the Sun. Located in the Salt-River Pima-Maricopa Indian Reservation in Scottsdale, Arizona, it rises out of the desert landscape with its 200 foot tower and offers so much to do that you’ll never want to leave. At the heart of Talking Stick Resort is its world-class gaming. It offers a massive 98,000 square foot casino. With a variety of dining and a luxurious spa, Talking Stick Resort has something for everyone.

The Pavilions at Talking Stick

The Pavilions at Talking Stick is a shopping and entertainment district featuring over 60 retailers including an 11-screen multi-plex theater and a variety of restaurants. It’s also home to the Talking Stick Visitor Center (see below). The Pavilions at Talking Stick also host several family friendly events like the McDonald’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Car Show every Saturday. Click here for details.

Talking Stick Golf Club

Talking Stick Golf Club

Talking Stick Golf Club

Talking Stick Golf Club features two uniquely distinctive golf courses, both providing excellent options to golfers of all play levels. Owned by the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, the North and South courses blend perfectly with their tranquil desert surroundings, providing a serene yet challenging day of golf. Recognized as a top public golf course by Golfweek magazine, Talking Stick Golf Club boasts the largest public practice facility in the valley to ensure you have the best opportunities to warm-up and practice your swing.

Salt River Fields at Talking Stick

Salt River Fields Stadium

Salt River Fields Stadium

Salt River Fields is the Spring Training home for the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies. Situated on a 140-acre site, visitors will enjoy panoramic views of some of central Arizona’s most iconic mountain ranges. Outside of spring, Salt River Fields hosts many other events large and small. From food festivals and concerts to corporate functions and birthday parties, Salt River Fields has something for all.

Butterfly Wonderland

Butterfly Wonderland is a truly unique destination in the heart of the Talking Stick Community.  Home to thousands of butterflies, this amazing facility features a magnificent glass atrium that provides the ideal tropical rainforest habitat for the butterflies. Kick off your adventure by watching the Flight of the Butterflies in 3D. Along with the atrium, Butterfly Wonderland includes an 1,800 gallon Touch Tank, interactive insect exhibits, a gift shop and cafe.

Courtyard Marriott

Courtyard Marriott Salt River

Courtyard Marriott Salt River

The Courtyard Marriott Scottsdale Salt River is the first Marriott on US Tribal Land and features custom artwork throughout the hotel from the Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community. Each guest room features a small refrigerator and microwave as well as complimentary wired and wireless internet. At the center of it all is The Bistro, your destination for a great breakfast, lunch, or dinner plus it includes Starbucks and happy hour specials. Located along the Scottsdale/101 corridor, it’s right in the heart of the Talking Stick community. SPECIAL EVENT: Every Friday you can enjoy a variety of Food Trucks at the Talking Stick Food Trucks Roundup that takes place at the Courtyard Marriott October through April. Click here for more details.

Top Golf

Topgolf is the premier golf entertainment complex and the ultimate venue for fun. Players hit microchipped golf balls at targets on an outfield. Just picture a larger-than-life-sized outdoor dartboard – but for golf. And for a little friendly rivalry, the high-tech balls instantly score each shot’s accuracy and distance. Topgolf offers a food and drink menu that would put any sports bar to shame. No golf skills are required to have fun at Topgolf!

Talking Stick Visitor Center

The Talking Stick Visitor Center is located at the Pavilions shopping center near YC’s Mongolian Grill, and features area concierge service, a mini museum display from the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, information on all the tourism entities located in the Talking Stick area and monthly art, dance and/or traditional food demonstrations. For more information, please call 480-362-2700 or visit their website.

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