Exceptional Culture & Arts at Phoenix, Arizona

 

If you’re planning to visit Phoenix, Arizona sometime soon, you’re probably wondering what’s waiting for you in the “Valley of the Sun”, which boasts over 1.4 million friendly city folk.

Whether you’re on a business trip with a few days to relax or you’re looking for a new, fresh place to experience great nightlife, arts, culture, shopping and even science, Phoenix is the place to be. Named after the mythical bird of legend, Phoenix offers a plethora of delights to travelers and locals alike. It’s time to discover this amazing city today!

Culture & Arts

If you feel the need to refresh your mind and get some new perspectives on the world that we live in, you need to experience local culture to give your mind ‘fresh food’ to feast on. Interested in seeing majestic flowers and plant life in the region? Visit the Desert Botanical Garden and see the rich collection of botanical species that Arizona is currently supporting.

Thinking of music and theater? The Phoenix Symphony Hall regularly features local and international performances that you will really enjoy. You can also watch shows at the Ballet Arizona or enjoy wonderful stage performances at the Orpheum Theater.

If you want to immerse yourself in local history, head over to the Heard Museum. The Heard Museum is also home to Native American historical artifacts from around the region. For contemporary art, the SMOCA always has something to offer. For an eclectic mix of art from North America and around the globe, you can also visit the Phoenix Art Museum. It’s time to fill your senses with delight… Indulge in culture and art!

Feel at Home

There is no shortage of premium lodgings for visitors in Phoenix. For lovers of nature and mountainside views, check out the Montelucia or the Camelback Inn. There’s even a hotel that is well-known for being the favorite lodging of the silver screen legend Marilyn Monroe.

If you want to retrace her steps, feel free to pay the Arizona Biltmore a visit. If you adore a more retro ambiance, you need to see the Hotel Valley Ho which boasts great interiors and fun activities for the family, too.

Local Events & Shopping

Your visit to Phoenix, Arizona won’t be complete if you miss much-awaited events where warm and friendly locals come out to enjoy themselves. For football lovers, check out the interactive NFL theme park by GMC. If sports aren’t your main interest, head over to Street Eats Food Truck Festival where you can sample an amazing array of local and regional foods.

You can also watch cooking demonstrations and there’s some live music, too! For something a bit out of the ordinary, visit the World Championship Hoop Dance Contest. This competition is held at the Heard Museum so be sure to ask about it when you pay this place a visit.

If you’re thinking of capping off your visit with shopping, be sure to visit these great places to enjoy unique finds at great prices:

– Lulus Moonfish
– Diva Divine Boutique
– Pandora Jewelry
– Rare Lion Antiques and Jewelry
– Historic District Antique Mall