Live Entertainment, Carnival Games and Gourmet Goodies Highlight the Holiday Lineup; Exclusive Phoenix Art Museum Tour of “The Art of Video Games” Exhibition also Offered

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (August 14, 2013) – The Phoenician continues its historic 25th anniversary summer offer featuring accommodations for just $25 on second, fourth and even sixth nights during the Labor Day weekend, complemented by a special “On the Boardwalk” family experience.


The holiday schedule for registered guests includes:

  • “On the Boardwalk” – Presenting a bird of prey show; a slackline demonstration – the latest in acrobatic yoga; a complimentary photo booth; gourmet food trucks presenting traditional favorites such as cotton candy, ice cream and fry bread; a face painter and a variety of carnival games, all capped off with a concert by local band NineBall (Saturday, August 31, beginning at 5 p.m.)
  • Book Signing – Meet the authors of the new children’s book, Discover The Phoenician with Phoe-Phoe & Friends, and one of the stars of the story, “Snickers” the dog (Saturday, August 31, 2 p.m.) 
  • “The Art of Video Games” Exclusive Tour – A complimentary guided tour for Phoenician guests of Phoenix Art Museum’s “The Art of Video Games” exhibition (Sunday, September 1, 2 p.m.  Guests must sign up at the Concierge Desk and arrange their own transportation.)

Other offerings will include live poolside entertainment (Friday, August 30, 4 p.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1, 12 p.m.-6 p.m.); a Smartphone Photography Class (Friday, August 30, 1 p.m.); Art at The Park complimentary craft making (Saturday, August 31, 2 p.m.); Glo at the Pho neon pool party (Friday, August 30, Saturday, August 31 and Sunday September 1, 7 p.m.); along with numerous traditional games and competitions all weekend long.

For details on The Phoenician’s Labor Day Weekend lineup, as well as its 25th anniversary summer rooms special, visit or call (800) 888-8234/(480) 941-8200.  Visit to learn more about “The Art of Video Games.”

Located at the base of Camelback Mountain, the 250-acre Phoenician offers two exquisite experiences – a 583-room AAA Five Diamond luxury resort hotel and Arizona’s only Five-Star/Five Diamond boutique hotel, The Canyon Suites at The Phoenician – at one magnificent destination.  The property features elegant, residential-style accommodations, distinctive and tantalizing cuisine across such restaurants as Il Terrazzo, J&G Steakhouse and Relish Burger Bistro, a championship 27-hole golf course, 11 tennis courts, nine swimming pools, The Centre for Well-Being and Salon Mila spa complex, a recently expanded activities program and Funicians Club, numerous boutique shops, a $25 million art collection and the premier 15,000 square-foot Camelback Ballroom.  In addition to these offerings, the 60-room Canyon Suites provides more intimate surroundings and enhanced services, creating an atmosphere of uncompromising splendor.  Both The Phoenician and The Canyon Suites at The Phoenician are owned and operated by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., as part of The Luxury Collection. For additional information, please call (480) 941-8200; (800) 888-8234 or visit