4th Annual Easter Weekend Festival

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This Easter, bring the family to join in the fun and activities of our 4th Annual Governor’s Egg Roll & Easter Festival! Easter weekend festivities begin Saturday, April 19th from 9am to 12pm and continue on Sunday, April 20th from 9am to 2p with Sunday Brunch. We’ll be celebrating Easter with countless activities, live entertainment, and an official “egg roll” led by Gov. Jan Brewer. Arriving via helicopter, the Easter Bunny will also make a special appearance for the festivities. Parents can expect plenty of entertainment such as face painting, Easter crafts, encounters with Wildlife World Zoo animals, and much more!

If you want to enjoy breakfast with a special visit from the Easter Bunny, make reservations for Breakfast with the Easter Bunny & Friends at Litchfield’s from 8 to 10:30 am on Saturday. Cost is $20 for adults and $10 for children ages 3 to 12. For reservations, call 623-935-3811.

In addition to all of the fun activities, here is the schedule of main events:

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  • 9 – 9:30 a.m.: Gov. Jan Brewer to kick off “egg roll” on the front lawn.
  • 9:30 a.m.:  Easter outfit competition – prizes include golden egg and VIP egg hunt entry.
  • 10 a.m. – noon: Egg hunt – available for children ages 10 and under.

Hickman’s Family Farms and Hilgers Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry are also partnering with this event to help benefit the Young Champions of America Cheer Team and the Kids 4 Kids Foundation.

SUNDAY BRUNCH
9am-2pm: Join us for our Easter Brunch featuring delicious selections from our salad and chilled seafood stations, tasty entrées, savory omelet and carving stations, sweet treats and comforting favorites for the little ones. $42/Adults, $20/Children, Children Under 4 complimentary. FOR RESERVATIONS PLEASE CONTACT 623.935.3811

Stay, Dine and Drink Wine!

Join us April 4-5th for a weekend of good food and good wine! Enjoy a special wine dinner on Friday. Brush up on your wine knowledge Saturday afternoon. Then, enjoy the perfect Arizona weather with over 50 wines and live entertainment on Saturday evening. With so much to do, we’re also offering a special rate to stay with us! Contact our concierge desk at 623-935-3811 to RSVP of visit wigwamarizona.com.

Wigwam Spring Wine Festival

Springtime Activities at The Wigwam

It’s springtime! Nothing short of our favorite time of year, the next few months bring an abundance of out-of-towners enjoying the perfect weather, the perfect weather and even more of the perfect weather. It’s practically illegal to stay inside during springtime in Arizona. So, in order to keep our guests and locals entertained, we have a ton of great activities planned now through May. From Chicago-style eats to Easter treats, check out all of the happenings at The Wigwam!
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Summer Activity Guide

Want more info on our events? Contact our concierge desk at 623-935-3811 or head to our website at wigwamarizona.com.

The Flavors of February

There is no better time to be outside in Arizona than right now. Take advantage by joining The Wigwam at the Flavors of the West celebration in downtown Litchfield Park Sunday, February 23.

From noon to 6 p.m., stroll through downtown and sample delicious food from more than 25 West Valley restaurants and chefs: from Whiskey Rose to Menime’s Wacky Waffle Wagon, you’re sure to find an option that satisfies. Wash it down with custom cocktails, craft beer and wine from the bars scattered throughout.

In addition to expanding your culinary horizons, there will be plenty of activities to keep both kids and parents alike entertained all afternoon. Enjoy performances by The Wiley One, Pearl Ridge, Carly Paige and more on the main stage, or saunter over to the Cooking Demo Stage to watch top chefs (including our very own Richard Hinojosa) show off their skills. A mechanical bull, a corn hole gaming area and face painting for the kids are all on hand to pass the time between samplings.

For those who want the ultimate experience, The Wigwam will be hosting its own VIP area, complete with a top-shelf bar, private bathrooms, a corn hole practice area, and a show by Arizona Dueling Pianos. There will be catered food provided by The Wigwam, and each VIP ticket holder will receive 20 drink tickets for use at either the VIP bar or the craft beer sampling area. You will also get a bag full of goodies from various sponsors and restaurants to take home with you.

It will be a great day of fun, music and food so we encourage everyone to come out and fully experience all that the West Valley culinary scene has to offer!

  • General admission tickets are $45
  • Kids 12 and under are $20
  • VIP tickets are $100

Proceeds from the event benefit the new Avondale campus of the Phoenix Children’s Hospital. For more information about the event, and to purchase tickets, click here.

 

Some Sweet Offers for Valentine’s Day

The explosion of pink and red in supermarkets can only mean one thing—Valentine’s Day is coming! We know it can be stressful trying to plan the perfect night for your special someone, but we want to make things easy for you. The Wigwam is offering Valentine’s specials all month long, so there are multiple ways for you to celebrate the one you love.

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  • For the entire month of February, enjoy our Sweet Sensations deal at The Wigwam Bar and Litchfield’s Wine Bar. For $20* per person, you can indulge in homemade chocolate truffles paired with two signature Valentine’s Day cocktails.
  • For every $100 you spend on a gift certificate to our Red Door Spa between now and February 14, get a $15 bonus credit (up to $45). It’s a great opportunity to gift your loved one with a little something extra – or to join them for some relaxing treatments!
  • Trade red roses for our gorgeous greens: from Friday, February 14 to Sunday, February 16, we are offering 2-for-1 rounds after 11 a.m. It’s a perfect way to enjoy the weather and share your love of golf with the love of your life.
  • That weekend we are also hosting The Wigwam Festival of Fine Art: a showcase of more than 100 Southwestern artists and craftsmen displaying their works in an outdoor gallery. Along with the gallery, enjoy al fresco dining, wine tasting and award-winning Native American musical and dance performances. More information here.
  • For the day of, a gourmet dinner is always a winning strategy. Feast on fresh Kumomoto oysters and black cod at Litchfield’s ($59* per person), or enjoy crab bruschetta and sea bass at Red’s ($45* per person). Since Valentine’s Day is on a Friday this year, space will fill up quickly—call (623) 935-3811 to make your reservations today! More details are available here.

With so many offers, you are certain to find the perfect way to celebrate with your loved one. We look forward to making your experience as special as possible!

*Prices do not include tax or gratuity

The Wigwam and Radio Disney present The Wigwam Day of Play

After another summer of successful West Valley Family Night events, The Wigwam is once again teaming up with Radio Disney Phoenix  to bring you the first ever Wigwam Day of Play on from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on February 1, 2014.

In collaboration with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Lifetime Fitness and other amazing partners, we will be hosting a fun-filled day of family-friendly activities on The Wigwam’s Front Lawn designed to get your kids up, active and excited about health and nutrition!

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The Try It! Zone, hosted by Radio Disney Phoenix, will include various exciting activities for your kids to try out (details TBA). Kids will also be able to collaborate on and help with the construction of a 5,000- 10,000-piece Lego build in order to encourage their imagination and creativity, hosted by Bonanza Education. Then head over to the pirate-themed obstacle course from Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Kohl’s FIT and have your child test their agility.

We are also excited to announce the Walk On! Kids Cooking Challenge, hosted by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona. Designed to encourage children to try healthy food, the contest is open to any Arizona child between the ages of 9 and 12. Rules and deadlines are below:

  • Children and their parents can submit a recipe for a healthy hot or cold side dish
  • The recipe must include at least one fruit and/or vegetable
  • The recipe must be able to be cooked in 20 minutes (not including prep time)
  • Judges will pre-select the top 5 recipes based on originality, taste, and nutrition
  • The 5 finalists will be invited to present their recipes at our Day of Play to a panel of judges including culinary and nutrition experts
  • Recipes will be accepted anytime between January 1 – 22
  • After the event, the recipes will be posted online for a public vote between February 3 – 12. Judges’ votes will be combined with public votes to determine the winner.

All finalists will receive fun prizes, with the grand prize winner receiving a bicycle. They may also be invited to show off their recipe on local TV! For complete rules and entry instructions, visit www.walkonaz.com.

Here at The Wigwam, we love our local community and want to encourage all Arizona children to be active and try new things. We will be adding more partners, events, and details in the coming weeks, so check back for updates. We’ll see you on February 1!

Ring in the New Year at The Wigwam

Looking for the perfect place to start off 2014? Enjoy a night of dining, live music and dancing at The Wigwam’s New Year’s Eve celebrations!

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Both Litchfield’s and Red’s Bar and Grill have created special New Year’s Eve menus (details below). After dinner, join us in The Wigwam Ballroom starting at 8:30 and listen to the Thaddeus Rose Band ring in the New Year. Light snacks and a champagne toast will be provided. Admission to the ballroom is included with dinner, and tickets are also available at the door for $20 per person or $30 per couple.

After a night of dancing, refuel with Litchfield’s New Year’s Brunch and Belvedere Bloody Mary Bar. Recount your night’s adventures over made-to-order omelets, waffles and a chocolate fountain. Reservations are recommended – prices are $19.95 for brunch, $7 for the Bloody Mary Bar (tax and gratuity not included).

2013 has been a wonderful year, and we look forward to celebrating 2014 with our wonderful guests!

Call 623.935.3811 for reservations.

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Rock for Tots at The Wigwam: Benefitting Toys for Tots in Maricopa County

With more than 240,000 children in Maricopa County living below the poverty level, the holidays are a perfect time to give back and make sure every child has a memorable Christmas.

On Friday, December 6, The Wigwam is hosting Rock for Tots, a concert benefitting Toys for Tots in Maricopa County. Starting on the front lawn at 6 p.m., enjoy four hours of music from acts including the Thaddeus Rose Band, Fast Times, and Mary Williams. Kids can take part in face painting, games, train rides, and other fun activities while you enjoy the show. Admission is free with a donation of a new, unwrapped toy or please bring a cash donation of $10 or more. 100% of the proceeds collected will go directly to Toys for Tots.

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For more information on the great holiday events happening at The Wigwam, click here.

The Wigwam – Your destination for holiday cheer.

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This year, make The Wigwam part of your holiday traditions! We have fantastic, family-friendly events every weekend starting on November 30th through Christmas.

Ice skatingThe festivities kick off on Saturday, November 30th with our annual tree lighting ceremony. Join us for holiday music, an appearance by Santa, and ice skating. Yes, ice skating! The West Valley’s only outdoor seasonal ice skating rink will be set up on the lawn of Litchfield’s from November 28th – January 4th for the whole family to enjoy. Tickets are only $8 for adults and $5 for children 10 and under. Find more information, including hours of operation, at www.wigwamarizona.com.

In between your trips to the rink, check out the following activities and make this a holiday season to remember:

Beginning on November 30th: Holiday Card and Ornament Fundraiser. Cards and ornaments will be on sale in The Wigwam’s lobby. Proceeds from sales benefit the West Valley Arts Council Jr. Scholarship Program and area arts students.

December 1st, 8th, 15th, and 22nd: Holiday Nights in Lights. Sponsored by our friends at Hilgers Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, this event includes train rides, holiday caroling, wish list writing, and photos with Santa. The ice rink will also be open, but hours vary, so be sure to check out our website in order to maximize your fun! 5-7 pm.

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December 7th, 14th, and 20th: Breakfast with Santa. Bring your children to a delicious breakfast at Litchfield’s, visit with Santa, and enjoy classic holiday tunes. Prices are $18 for adults, $9 for children age 3-12 and free for children under 2. 8-11 am. Costs do not include taxes and gratuity. Please call 623-856-1013 for reservations.

December 22nd: Elf on the Shelf Holiday Tea. Litchfield’s will be getting a special visit from Santa’s Elf! Along with delicious goodies and fun activities including letter-writing to Santa, kids will be treated to a reading of The Elf’s Story. 2-4 pm. Reservations are required – call 623-856-1013 for reservations.

December 25th: Christmas Day Dinner at Litchfield’s. A great way to relax and enjoy your Christmas Day! Enjoy a three-course meal including an appetizer, entrée, and dessert for $45 per person. Children’s menu options are also available. 3-7 pm. Please call 623-856-1013 for reservations.

December 25th: Christmas Day Ballroom Buffet Dinner: Enjoy Christmas favorites such as sirloin and pineapple glazed ham in The Wigwam ballroom. $42 for adults, $20 for children ages 4-12, and free for children under 4. Please call 623-856-1013 for reservations.