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Events at Salt River Reservation

What’s happening in salt river?

Salt River is home to an impressive number of unique events throughout the year. Festivals, concerts, sporting events, and community-wide recreation are planned out each month, so no matter when you visit, there’s never a dull moment.

Signature events

Experience some of the best events and festivals Arizona has to offer. In Salt River, there’s always more to see and do.

CraySea in Love


A romantic Valentine’s Day experience like no other.

Native Art Market

Native Art Market


Every weekend featuring Indigenous made art, performances and more.

Movies at the Boardwalk

Movies at the Boardwalk


A free family event with music, games, tons of prizes and more!

Events

Native Art Market

recurring event

every Saturday, Sunday 09:00 AM-4:00 pm

Every weekend this cultural event features Native American artists from various tribes. With over 300 Native performers and vendors registered, The Market is ever changing. Giving frequent visitors a fun and different experience every time.  Much like the already successful farmers markets and art walks throughout the metropolitan area, this outdoor event is seasonal yet so unique….

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Venue: The Pavilions at Talking Stick

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Yellow Bird Productions

recurring event

every Friday, Saturday 6:00 pm-6:45 pm

Celebrate Native American culture in the Fire Garden (adjacent to the Pool) at Talking Stick Resort every Friday and Saturday evening through dancing, stories and music with Yellow Bird Productions. Free to the public, open to all ages. Shows 6 – 6:45pm. Performances Fridays & Saturdays now through April  Yellow Bird…

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Venue: Talking Stick Resort

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Address: 9800 E Talking Stick Way Scottsdale, AZ 85256

Half Price Tuesday

recurring event

every Tuesday

HALF-PRICE GAME PLAY EVERY TUESDAY AT TOPGOLF All day, every Tuesday

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Venue: Topgolf

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Address: 9500 E Talking Stick Way Scottsdale, AZ 85256

SRPMIC Day at Salt River fields

Feb 23, 2024

Opening Day at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick will be the Spring Training season opener for the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies. Featuring a celebration of Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Day, also known as SRPMIC Day.  The pre-game ceremony will include SRPMIC basket dancers, the National Anthem performed…

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Venue: Salt River Fields at Talking Stick

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FREE Family Fun Valentine’s Festival

Feb 24, 2024

Enjoy Valentine’s Day shopping while the kids enjoy bounce houses and slides, face painting, live entertainment and games, make-and-take crafts, a Valentine’s coloring contest with HUGE PRIZES, and much more!

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Venue: Arizona Boardwalk at Talking Stick

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Address: 9500 East Vía de Ventura Scottsdale, AZ 85256

Movies at The Boardwalk

Mar 9, 2024

Come experience “Movies at the Boardwalk,” a free family event with music, games, and tons of prizes beginning at 5:00 pm. The movie will begin at 6:30pm. There are plenty of options to grab a bite before the movie in the courtyard. Other pre-movie activities include:· Character Meet & Greet…

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Venue: Arizona Boardwalk at Talking Stick

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Address: 9500 East Vía de Ventura Scottsdale, AZ 85256

FREE Super Spring Festival

Mar 9, 2024

Presented by Family Fun AZ. Meet your favorite superheroes, fly on a zipline, enjoy bounce houses and slides, face painting, live entertainment, action-packed performances, raffle prizes and giveaways, and local vendors for shopping!

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Venue: Arizona Boardwalk at Talking Stick

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Movies at The Boardwalk: Moana

Mar 16, 2024

Come experience “Movies at the Boardwalk,” a free family event with music, games, and tons of prizes beginning at 5:00 pm. The movie will begin at dusk. There are plenty of options to grab a bite before the movie in the courtyard. Other pre-movie activities include:· Character meet & greet…

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Venue: Arizona Boardwalk at Talking Stick

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Address: 9500 East Vía de Ventura Scottsdale, AZ 85256

Free Spring Butterfly Festival

Mar 17, 2024

Butterfly Wonderland Foundation presents this FREE family-friendly festival in appreciation of our amazing butterflies. Enjoy Painted Lady butterfly releases each hour, children’s crafts, games, face painting, fun tattoos, ASU’s Insect Lab, and free Butterfly Wing giveaways! Have your photo taken with Leslie The Butterfly Fairy. Butterfly Plants and butterfly jewelry…

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Venue: Arizona Boardwalk at Talking Stick

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FREE Scottsdale Sparkle Spring Market

Mar 23, 2024 to Mar 24, 2024

Presented by Wounded Women Warriors. Kick-off the spring season with over 80 very talented vendors and shop for your favorite items! Plus, activities for kids include face painting, glitter tattoos, and character appearances. Free Outdoor Event! No Admission or Activity Fees Required!

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Venue: Arizona Boardwalk at Talking Stick

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Great Egg Hunt and Family Fair

Mar 30, 2024

Presented by Family Fun AZ. Don’t miss 2 Easter Egg Hunts and professional photos with the Easter Bunny! Enjoy interactive stage entertainment, bounce houses, face painting, Easter crafts, coloring contests, music, games, and tons of prizes!

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Venue: Arizona Boardwalk at Talking Stick

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OdySea Aquari-Run 5K – Stride for the Tide

Apr 7, 2024

The OdySea ‘Aquari-RUN’ Stride for the Tide 5k, is an ocean themed 5k and kids race fundraiser to support the OdySea Aquarium Foundation. As the non- profit partner to OdySea Aquarium, the OdySea Aquarium Foundation seeks to educate, engage, enrich, and inspire all ages to conserve and protect our planet…

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Venue: Arizona Boardwalk at Talking Stick

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