Monthly Archives: July 2012

Lions, Tigers, and Rhinos, Oh My. See them All & More at the Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium!

Wildlife Zoo
Home to the largest collection of exotic animals in Arizona, the Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium is fun for the entire family.  Located in beautiful Litchfield Park, the zoo is home to over 600 species of animals ranging from African lions and white tigers to rhinoceros and wallabies.  Kids and adults will love the Baby Animal Nursery and Children’s Petting Zoo in addition to getting a bird’s eye view of the park while riding the idearc media Skyride.  Make sure to check out the aquarium’s wonderful water creatures and Log Flume Ride before calling it a day.

Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium

Litchfield Park, AZ
Open 365 Days a Year
Zoo: 9am to 6pm
Aquarium: 9am to 9pm

The Wigwam in Litchfield Park is an excellent choice for your overnight accommodations when visiting the Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium.  Imagine returning after a day of wildlife adventure and enjoying one of the four refreshing pools or taking in a game of golf on any of our three 18-hole championship golf courses!  For more information about The Wigwam or to make reservations, please visit our website or call us at 623-935-3811.

Explore the Amazing Permanent & Current Exhibits at the Phoenix Art Museum

Phoenix Art Museum

With more than 17,000 works of art from all around the world, the Phoenix Art Museum has been welcoming visitors since its opening in 1959.  In addition to its outstanding collections, the museum regularly presents festivals, live performances, independent art films and educational programs to entertain and enlighten patrons.  The Phoenix art Museum is a great place for the entire family to spend the afternoon exploring a wide variety of art either through docent led or self-guided tours.

Current Exhibits
Phoenix Art Museum
Phoenix, Arizona

Gustave Baumann: Artisan Printmaker of the Southwest
Lewis Gallery
Closes July 29, 2012

Steele Gallery
Through September 23, 2012

Stephen Marc: Passage on the Underground Railroad
Norton Photography Gallery
Through September 23, 2012

Lyon Gallery
Through September 23, 2012

Looking for overnight accommodations that are just as beautiful as the art work at the museum? The Wigwam offers modern décor mixed with Old West influences and casita-style guest rooms all nestled in 440 lushly landscaped acres.  This is luxury that is both elegant and comfortable offering many amenities from 54-hole golf and tennis, to luxury spa services adding the perfect touch of pampering to your stay.  At only 20 minutes away from downtown Phoenix, The Wigwam is an ideal choice for overnight accommodations after seeing all the wonderful exhibits at the Phoenix Art Museum!

Join us for the 1st Annual Jerry Colangelo Basketball Hall of Fame Golf Classic at The Wigwam

Enjoy a once in a lifetime opportunity to golf with a Hall of Famer, basketball personality or celebrity during the 1st Annual Jerry Colangelo Basketball Hall of Fame Golf Classic.  This is a two day event will be held at The Wigwam and includes a welcome reception, star-studded Parings Dinner, awards luncheon and more.


The First Annual Jerry Colangelo
Basketball Hall of Fame Golf Classic

September 19 – 20, 2012
The Wigwam

Day One – September 19
VIP Welcome Reception
Pairings Dinner
Celebrity “Bidding” for your Foursome
2012 Olympic Team – USA Basketball Dedication
Unmatched Hospitality…

Day Two – September 20
VIP Breakfast Flyover / Shotgun Start
Championship Tournament Play
On-Course Hospitality
Tournament Awards Luncheon

The Wigwam is proud to serve as host for the 1st Annual Jerry Colangelo Basketball Hall of Fame Golf Classic.  To register for this unmatched experience of a lifetime, please visit

It’s not too late to See Cirque du Soleil – KOOZA at the University of Phoenix Stadium

With shows running through July 15th, there is still time to catch the world renowned Cirque du Soleil at the University of Phoenix Stadium.

Kooza_PhoenixCirque du Soleil draws in audiences through its unique blend of music and acrobatic performances and is like no other circus you’ve been to.  This exciting group of performers will be in the Phoenix area for a limited engagement presenting KOOZA, the story of a melancholy loner searching for his place in the world.  The show is sure to captivate spectators with its electrifying visual displays and high energy. Bring the entire family out to University Of Phoenix Stadium for a truly magical evening when Cirque du Soleil presents KOOZA.

Cirque du Soleil presents KOOZA 
 University of Phoenix Stadium 
Through July 15, 2012

At only 20 minutes away from downtown Phoenix, The Wigwam is the ideal choice for overnight accommodations after seeing Cirque du Soleil – KOOZA at the University Of Phoenix Stadium.  To learn more or to book on-line, please visit The Wigwam website.

Enjoy our Sunset Poolside “Dive-In” Movies at The Wigwam!

4F-Pool_1_9958-2This summer at The Wigwam, a season favorite, Dive in Movies, continues! Float under the stars or relax poolside on a lounge chair as you watch a movie poolside with your family.  Kids will love this unique and cool way to enjoy the silver screen!

Dive in Movie Schedule

DiveInMoviesJul 7th, 2012 (Sat)Open Season 2 (Rated PG) After falling head over hooves in love with Giselle, Elliot’s road to the altar takes a slight detour when Mr. Weenie is kidnapped by a group of pampered pets determined to return him to his owners.

Jul 14th, 2012 (Sat) - Smurfs (Rated PG) When the evil wizard Gargamel chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village, they tumble from their magical world into New York City.

Jul 21st, 2012 (Sat)Tangled (Rated G) The magically long-haired Rapunzel has spent her entire life in a tower, but now that a runaway thief has stumbled upon her, she is about to discover the world for the first time, and who she really is.

Jul 28th, 2012 (Sat)Kung Fu Panda (Rated G) Po and his friends fight to stop a peacock villain from conquering China with a deadly new weapon, but the Dragon Warrior must come to terms with his past.


WigwamPoolAug 4th, 2012 (Sat) – Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who! (Rated PG) Horton the Elephant struggles to protect a microscopic community from his neighbors who refuse to believe it exists.

Aug 11th, 2012 (Sat)Chipwrecked (Rated G) Playing around while aboard a cruise ship, the Chipmunks and Chipettes accidentally go overboard and end up marooned in a tropical paradise. They discover their new turf is not as deserted as it seems.

Aug 18th, 2012 (Sat)Stuart Little (Rated PG) The Little family adopt a charming young mouse named Stuart, but the family cat wants rid of him.

Aug 25th, 2012 (Sat)The Adventures of Tintin (Rated PG) Intrepid reporter Tintin and Captain Haddock set off on a treasure hunt for a sunken ship commanded by Haddock’s ancestor.

When your summer stay at The Wigwam includes a Saturday evening, you and your kids can enjoy a great family-friendly Dive In Movie!

SummerscapesSpecial summer rates start at just $129!
Summerscapes Package

Customize your getaway at The Wigwam with a $50 daily resort credit that can be used at our award-winning Red Door Spa, for a delicious dining experience or on any of our 54 holes of championship golf! Rates start at just $129 Sunday-Thursday and $149 Friday-Saturday with resort fee waived!

Reserve your stay online or call us at (623) 935-3811.