Talking Stick Entertainment District
The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community invites you to experience their heritage of hospitality at the Talking Stick Entertainment District.
Home to amenities such as Talking Stick Resort, Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, Topgolf, and OdySea in the Desert, Talking Stick is an entertainment district unlike any other you've ever seen before! Complimentary trolley service is available October thru April.
Relax while walking among butterflies or soaking up the sun pool side at one of our area hotels. Reconnect with friends over a baseball game, a game of golf or at one of our many area restaurants. Feel your adrenaline rush while racing electric karts, walking among stingrays or while earning your wings indoor skydiving. Come see what everyone is talking about!
Conveniently located off of the Loop 101 freeway and Talking Stick Way in Scottsdale.
- 20 minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport | View on map »
- 20 minutes from Scottsdale Municipal Airport | View on map »
Activities & Attractions
Salt River Fields at Talking Stick
This Major League Baseball spring training facility is home to the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies each year. It's become known as Scottsdale's top place to enjoy a spring training game for its beautiful design, open-air feel and great amenities.
Sports have long been a part of the Native American culture in Arizona, dating back to the original Hohokam Peoples who used ball courts as gathering places for games and ceremonies as far back as 750AD. Continuing in this tradition, fans enjoy amazing views of their favorite players and of the stunning mountains that surround the ballpark.
Talking Stick Golf Club
Enjoy 36 holes of Scottsdale golf at two exceptional courses consistently ranked among the top in Arizona. The courses were designed by the legendary architect team of Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw and are managed by Troon Golf.
The North Course is a links-style course that plays at 7,133 yards from the long tees (par 70). The tree-lined South Course offers a more traditional style of play at 6,833 yards (par 71).
- 26,000 square foot clubhouse
- Practice facilities
- Private and group instruction
- Dining at The Wildhorse Grille
Topgolf at Riverwalk
Topgolf at Riverwalk is the perfect place for groups to hang out and get competitive. The 13-acre Scottsdale hotspot offers different types of points-scoring golf games that you can enjoy from a private bay.
Located at 9500 E Talking Stick Way, Topgolf is right across the street from Talking Stick Resort and is part of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. Many groups like to take the after-party to Talking Stick Resort, or stop by for some entertainment while waiting for their tee time.
The Pavilions at Talking Stick
This open-air shopping center is near Salt River Fields, just across the Loop 101 freeway from Talking Stick Resort. It's home to many retail favorites like ROSS, Target, Home Depot, Men’s Wearhouse, Famous Footwear, Michael's, ULTA, Toys R Us and more. From Sweet Tomatoes to YC's Mongolian BBQ, dining options abound.
The Pavilions’ newest addition is Ultra-Star Cinema’s UltraLuxe Theater, an incredible 11-screen multiplex. Other new highlights include Buffalo Wild Wings, Hobby Lobby and Mountainside Fitness.
Dive in to OdySea Aquarium, the largest aquarium in the southwest. By combining theme park style entertainment with the presentation of aquatic life, OdySea Aquarium takes guests of all ages on an entertaining and educational adventure like no other.
The state-of-the-art facility includes many interactive experiences, a 3D movie, SeaTREK underwater ocean walking, a giant submerged escalator that descends into the deep ocean, and a one-of-a-kind voyage through the Living Sea you’ll have to experience to believe.
One of the newest attractions in the Valley, Butterfly Wonderland is a butterfly conservatory and indoor rainforest. Kids and adults alike love it's magical environment. You'll experience the beauty of one of the largest butterfly atriums in the country!
Located on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, it's situated directly off the Loop 101 freeway at Via de Ventura.
Russo and Steele
Step into the epicenter of the collector car universe with Russo and Steele from January 17-21, 2018! The Scottsdale event at Salt River Fields is where the market for collector cars is established each year.
This auction is the primary destination for automobile enthusiasts to buy and/or sell the very best in European Sports, American Muscle, Hot Rods, and Customs. Providing all the fundamental essentials that attract the best buyers and sellers from around the world, Russo and Steele is the primary destination for those who come to buy or sell the very best.
Octane Raceway is a Talking Stick and Scottsdale entertainment landmark and the Valley’s definitive “Must Do” adventure where you can enjoy the only full time indoor/outdoor racing venue in the U.S. on the 1/3 mile track.
Offering high performance 45+ MPH kart racing for more than 12 years, Octane Raceway is the clear choice for the best go kart racing Phoenix has to offer. It’s a true adventure with lots of action and great for anyone looking at something fun to do with a pure adrenaline rush!
iFly Indoor Skydiving
iFLY is the experiential entertainment company that created modern indoor skydiving. They make the dream of flight a reality by giving guests ‘wings’ in a safe and reliable environment.
iFLY has 37 locations around the world, and the Talking Stick Entertainment District is home to Arizona’s only location! iFLY welcomes flyers from 3 to 103 and reservations can be made online.
Polar Play is the coolest place to be in the desert!
Your experience begins in the lodge where you’ll visit our staff to pick up your coat, get the Polar Play app and get tundra dressed for your journey into the Polar Zone. Next, you’ll enter through the portal to our icy world.
From the lights to the music, the ambiance is ready to give you a frozen experience like no other. Games like cornhole, shuffle board and checkers will you keep your body moving to battle the artic temperatures. Take a few selfies in our photo zones and don’t forget to boomerang those bad boys. Grab a drink at our ice bar – where everything is frozen!
Dolphinaris Arizona allows visitors to interact with dolphins, learn about the amazing species, and support ocean conservation efforts.
You can meet dolphins from dry land or in the water. Either way, you can share a handshake, dolphin kiss and more. You can even become a dolphin trainer for a day, with an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at our world-class dolphin care.
Created by Zero Latency in Melbourne, Australia this VR experience is the most immersive and realistic to date. Imagine a game that doesn’t feel like a game. You’re not wired to a console and your body becomes your controller.
In our area, the real world and a digital one are seamlessly meshed together. Once you don our gear, you are instantly transported into a hybrid reality.
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