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The Greater Scottsdale and Phoenix area is bustling with events all year round! From Artwalk to Zoolights, there’s always an opportunity to get out and enjoy yourself. The same is true for residents of Gainey Ranch - be sure to check out our ongoing calendar of events at the Estate Club.
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Phoenix Film Festival

The annual event is Arizona's largest film festival, hosting nearly 300 films, hold filmmaking seminars, parties and amazing events for over 27,000 attendees during 11 days at the Harkins Scottsdale 101. PFF has been named one of The 25 Coolest Film Festivals and a Top 50 Worth the Entry Fee by MovieMaker Magazine and has been called the most filmmaker-friendly festival out there. Learn more »

Scottsdale Art Walk

Scottsdale ArtWalk is much like a large, easy-going open house for the Scottsdale Arts District located primarily along Main Street and Marshall Way in Scottsdale Downtown. Known as “America’s Original ArtWalk,” this weekly gathering takes place every Thursday evening (year-round, except Thanksgiving) between 7 pm and 9 pm, when member galleries belonging to the Scottsdale Gallery Association (SGA) open their doors to the public and show off the work of the Southwest’s outstanding artists. Learn more »


Davis Circus of Illusion

Truly an event like no other; Craig Davis and Myryka combine the artistry of illusion with the spectacle of the circus. Completely unique and original, the Davis Circus of Illusion is a once in a lifetime experience! Learn more »


Scottsdale Culinary Festival

The annual Scottsdale Culinary Festival is the longest-running festival of its type in the nation. The Scottsdale Culinary Festival weekend brings a world of food, music and fun to one place! Taste Arizona’s restaurants all while enjoying a park setting at the Scottsdale Civic Center Mall. Learn more »


Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction

Established in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions®, is the leader in collector car auctions and automotive lifestyle events. Barrett-Jackson produces The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions® in Scottsdale, Arizona; Palm Beach, Florida; the Northeast at Connecticut's Mohegan Sun and Las Vegas, Nevada, where hundreds of the most sought-after, unique and valuable automobiles cross the block in front of a global audience. Learn more »


Spring Training

Spring training in Arizona is a favorite for residents and visitors alike! 10 stadiums. 15 MLB teams. 75-degree temperatures. Your favorite baseball teams come to Arizona for Cactus League Spring Training, so you can catch all the big league action you can handle! Learn more »


Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa

Special events such as meetings, conferences, weddings, receptions, and other milestone celebrations can be held at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch. The venue can accommodate everything from intimate gatherings to grand celebrations with hundreds of guests. Breathtaking views of the McDowell Mountains, serve as a framework for the area’s most memorable dining, golf, spa and more.  Learn more »


Spa Avina at Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa

In need of a spa day? Relax, awaken, rejuvenate, and unwind as you indulge in the blissful treatments. Choose your favorite form of massage, signature facials, and body therapies. Additional offerings include hair care at the Spa Avina salon, soothing manicures and pedicures, as well as waxing services for men and women. Learn more »