Phoenix Sport Venues
Phoenix is a mecca for sports fans. There are a variety sports teams that not only play here but practice here during spring training. Whether it’s baseball, hockey, basketball, football, NASCAR, or some other special event you’re sure to find something happening at one of the many venues in town, including Gila River Arena, Talking Stick Resort Arena, Chase Field and State Farm Stadium. When you’re looking to stay and play, The Wigwam is the perfect choice located within minutes of the top sports venues in the Valley.
GILA RIVER ARENA
Gila River Arena is home to the Arizona Coyotes NHL ice hockey team. The arena also offers concerts, family shows, boxing and wrestling. Located west of historic downtown and Northwest of Sky Harbor Airport, Gila River Arena has convenient access from Loop 101, which is accessible from Interstate 10 and only 12 minutes from our resort! Tickets can be arranged through the hotel concierge. 6520 N. 91st Avenue, Glendale 623.772.3200
A new era of hockey is beginning at Gila River Arena. See Oliver Ekman-Larsson, Clayton Keller and the Arizona Coyotes kick off the 2018-19 season in October and make sure to check out the full schedule for information on when you can see them take on top-tier opponents like the Blackhawks, Rangers, Bruins and more. Tickets are available here or by visiting the hotel concierge.
When spring training season starts, Phoenix plays host to many of the Major League Baseball teams including the LA Dodgers, San Diego Padres, Cincinnati Reds, Texas Rangers, Kansas City Royals, Seattle Mariners, Cleveland Indians and the Chicago White Sox. Spring training games are a yearly tradition that is fun for the whole family. If you’re planning a trip to check out spring training game in Phoenix, The Wigwam is the perfect resort to maximize your game time being located just minutes from four of the area’s Cactus League spring training facilities including:
Phoenix isn’t only for baseball fans. Aside from spring training in Phoenix, there are many other sporting events that take place in this area, as well as in neighboring Glendale and Peoria. The Arena is home to the Arizona Coyotes hockey team and has become a premiere sports and entertainment venue in the Phoenix area with its proximity to Westgate Entertainment District and the Tanger Outlets. Don’t miss your chance to fuel your need for speed during the two annual NASCAR races at Phoenix Raceway taking place in November and March. Plus, there’s always plenty of action at State Farm Stadium, home of the Arizona Cardinals the BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl, and in 2015, home to the Pro Bowl and Super Bowl XLIX. The Wigwam is the closest resort to the Arena, State Farm Stadium, Camelback Ranch, Goodyear Ballpark and Phoenix International Raceway. It’s less than 15 miles away, making it the perfect place to stay when planning your next game day.