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Annual Fourth of July Event is Just Around the Corner

On Friday, July 4, bring the whole family out and enjoy our annual Great American Celebration. The event will feature live DJ entertainment and interactive activities for all ages to enjoy. The DJ will lead conga lines and cha cha slides to keep the dance party going until the 20-minute fireworks show begins at 8:30 p.m.

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Guests will sit on the Patriot Course fairway and enjoy the lush green lawn. A new food offering this year from the food truck will be chef’s pulled pork sandwiches. The event is complimentary and families are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets.

In the spirit of the holiday we will have hand-painted American flags for guests to sign. The flags will be sent overseas to our troops through the Blue Star Moms of the Southwest Valley. These notes of hope, encouragement, and thanks go a long way when they are so far away.

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 What: Great American Celebration at The Wigwam

When: Friday, July 4, 6-9 p.m.

Where: Patriot Course #1 Fairway

The details you need to know:

BBQ & drink specials – cash only

Fireworks Show at 8:30 p.m.

Kids Zone with water slides, inflatable rides and more: $8 Per Person, $7 with a valid military ID

Bring your chairs, blankets & beach towels

Complimentary entrance

No outside food or beverage

Have a question? Call 623-935-3811

Summer at the Wigwam

The Wigwam is the perfect Arizona resort for a family staycation! With room rate packages as low as $159 for two nights, you can enjoy everything the property has to offer.

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Our property boasts a main pool featuring two 25-foot water slides. Guests can enjoy poolside movies on a big screen and fun activities like make-your-own snow cones. Once you’ve worked up an appetite, enjoy a formal dinner at Litchfield’s or head over to Red’s for a more casual experience.

The summer heralds the return of our West Valley Family Nights, with Radio Disney talent visiting one Saturday night in June, July and August. On the 4th of July, enjoy a family-friendly celebration and fireworks display.

But it’s not just about holiday fun! Through August 17, guests will have a list of daily on-property activities from which to choose.  Children will enjoy underwater treasure hunts, frozen duck races, a Pirate & Princess PJ Party, and much more. Adults can unwind with live entertainment, water cornhole games, happy hour offerings, golf specials, spa deals and special dining options. Our summer activities will keep you active all day long! Full details of events and activity schedules will be available on property or check online.

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Throughout the summer, guests can upload their favorite photos of themselves having fun at The Wigwam on Instagram using the hashtag #wigwamsummervacay for the chance to win a free weekend stay. More details about the photo contest are available here, and there are plenty of opportunities for a photo-worthy moment!

Great packages being offered:

Summerscapes Package:

Plan your stay, your way with our Summerscapes Package! Customize your getaway 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 $149. Promo code needed to book online: SMRSCAPES

Terms & Conditions: Offer subject to availability. Blackout dates and restrictions may apply. Offer Valid May 26th-September 8th, 2014. Blackout dates include but are not limited to July 4th-6th , 2014. Not valid on existing reservations, group bookings or in combination with any other offer or discount. Resort credit not valid towards room, tax or resort fee. Resort credit carries no cash value; any unused portion does not carry over. Rates do not include tax or $10 resort fee. Credit card guarantee and 72 hour cancellation required. $50 daily resort credit is per room and not valid towards room, tax or resort fee.

Summer Splash:

Splash into summer at The Wigwam with rates starting at just $99 plus discounts on cabana rentals and suite upgrades! Promo code needed to book online: SPLASH14

Terms & Conditions: Offer subject to availability. Blackout dates and restrictions may apply. Offer Valid May 26th-September 8th, 2014. Blackout dates include but are not limited to July 4th-6th, 2014. Cabana discounts are $50 for Sunday-Thursday and $75 Friday-Saturday; discounts exclude holidays and blackout dates. Not valid on existing reservations, group bookings or in combination with any other offer or discount. Rates do not include tax or resort fee. 14 day advance purchase required; non-refundable. Tax and $10 resort fee not included.

“3-2-1”

Get three days and two nights for one low price, starting at $159 during the week and just $199 on the weekends. Use the promo code SUMMER14 to take advantage of this deal.

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.

 

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.

Fall Culinary Events at The Wigwam

Are you looking for the perfect date night, or just looking for an opportunity to expand your palette and culinary skills? Whether you’re an aspiring foodie, or could rival the New York Times food critic, The Wigwam has exciting events lined up for you!

Wine and Dinner Series

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Starting in October, we’re bringing back our popular monthly Wine and Dinner series. Each session involves a unique four-course menu created by our Executive Chef. Each course is paired with a wine from the evening’s featured winery. A representative of the winery will be at each event to explain the pairings, answer questions, and mingle with the guests.

The pre-dinner reception starts at 6:30, with dinner beginning at 7 pm. Space is limited, so call (623) 935-3811 soon to make a reservation!

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Wigwam Cooking Class Series

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Mark your calendars for November 17th as The Wigwam is starting a monthly Cooking Class Series! The Wigwam Culinary Team will be on hand to demonstrate how to make tasty tapas and delicious drinks, with recipes for you to take home so you can try them out yourself.

Classes start at 5 pm and are $55 per person (subject to taxes and gratuity). Don’t miss the opportunity to learn something new and impress your friends – make a reservation today at (623) 935-3811.

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For more information on classes and Wigwam events visit: wigwamarizona.com or contact us at 623-935-3811.

Cardinals Training Camp returns to Phoenix – celebrate with us at The Wigwam!

It’s already the middle of summer, which means football season is right around the corner! For those of you who can’t wait until fall to get your fix, we have some great news. After training in Flagstaff for years, the Arizona Cardinals Training Camp has returned to the Valley and will be held at the University of Phoenix Stadium, right up the road from the Wigwam! From July 26 to August 22, the Cardinals will hold 17 practices that will be free and open to the public, giving everyone the chance to watch our team gear up for a great season. Check out the schedule here.

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Coming in from out of town? Live in the East Valley? Don’t spend your time stressing about long drives or traffic—stay with us! At only eight miles away, The Wigwam is the closest resort to the stadium and we are offering some amazing specials. Our Stay and Play Training Camp Package includes a reduced room rate of $149 a night, an Arizona Cardinals Welcome Amenity, a $50 spa credit at our Red Door Spa, a $25 food and beverage credit, and a credit for our resort fee (a $22 value). After a fun-filled afternoon watching the Cardinals practice, head over to Red’s Bar and enjoy football-themed cocktails like the Field Goal, a margarita with crushed jalapeños, or the Sideliner, a Blue Moon mixed with orange liquor, OJ, and a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

There’s never been a better reason for football fans to gear up for the upcoming season and enjoy a relaxing staycation at the same time, so mark your calendars and make a reservation! When booking, make sure you use the promotion code AZCAMP. For more information, visit wigwamarizona.com or call (623)935-3811.

Join us for our annual Great American 4th of July Celebration!

With the 4th of July right around the corner, it’s time to start planning your holiday weekend. Join us at The Wigwam for a four-day weekend packed with activities for guests of all ages! Whether you are looking for family-friendly activities, or interested in a romantic and fun staycation, The Wigwam has something for you.

Thursday, July 4th:

Indulge in American classics like cheeseburgers, hot dogs, corn on the cob, and apple pie! Starting at 6 pm, families can enjoy face painting, inflatable water slides, a potato sack race, obstacle courses, and family rides. Unlimited ride wristbands are available for $8 ($7 with a military ID) to keep the fun going all night. We will also have a station for you to sign cards and letters that 4thpic2will be mailed to troops serving overseas, and the Arizona Military Vehicle Collection Club will have antique military displays from WWII and the Korean War.

With painted faces and full bellies, relax and unwind while enjoying a performance by the Thaddeus Rose Band. At 9 pm, grab your lawn chairs and blankets and watch the Great American Fireworks show light up the sky.

Friday, July 5th – Sunday, July 7th

Start the rest of your weekend off right with our delicious breakfast buffet, available every day through Sunday. On Friday night, join us at Red’s Patio for Family Night BBQ, just $16.95 for adults and $8.95 for children.

Worried about the warm weather? No need! We have plenty of ways for you to beat the heat, from DJ-hosted pool parties to water relays and more. Cool off at any one of our four pools, including our main pool featuring dual water slides and luxury cabanas. Balloon artists will be available to entertain the kids (and the kids-at-heart!)

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Want to enjoy all of our activities while avoiding the hassle of traffic? Maybe spend some time relaxing poolside? We’ve got you covered, with rates starting at just $119 per night* for a 3 night stay, and $129 per night for 2 nights*.

The 4th will be here before you know it, so go to our website or call (623)935-3811 to book now! It will be an Independence Day to remember, and we look forward to seeing you there!

 

*Not including resort fee