Seasonal Events & Activities

Monthly Activity Calendar

  • Paddleboard Yoga
  • Water Balloon Toss
  • Hula Hoop Contests
  • Treasure Dives
  • Happy Hour History Tours

Happy Hour History Tours

Kick off your weekend with a happy hour like no other! While enjoying refreshing libations, our Historians will share highlights of this Arizona landmark’s storied past since opening in 1929 involving celebrities and U.S. Presidents.

• Adults (21+) | $25 includes two cocktails
• Children (5-20) | $12 includes two refreshments
• 45 minute tour
• Friday nights at 6PM

By attending the Happy Hour History tour, you will receive:

• 15% Off Dining
Valid at Frank & Albert’s, Wright’s at the Biltmore and The Wright Bar. Excludes beverages. Excludes Guest Room Dining.

• 15% Off Retail Purchases
Valid in Wright’s Studio and Gift Shop.

Discounts valid with wristband.

Reservations required.
Contact the Concierge to reserve your spot! 602-955-6600

Fall Spa Features

Fall is upon us and it’s time to take advantage, relax and treat yourself.
You deserve it.

Pumpkin Apple Spice Facial
50 minutes | $160

Caramel Apple Pedicure
50 minutes | $85

Cranberry Sangria Scrub
45 minutes | $150


Sugarplum Fairy
& The Royal
Queen's Tea

Experience the scenes and characters of the Nutcracker Suite while enjoying a Holiday Tea Menu, performed by Ahwatukee Foothills Ballet. You will not want to miss the only children’s production of the Nutcracker Suite!


•  12:30PM Registration
    ○  Photos w/ Mouse King & Nutcracker

•  1PM Royal Tea Service & Performance
    ○  Followed by Royal Queen and Clara Meet & Greet and Holiday Cookie Decorating

Adults  |  $85.00 Inclusive
Children Ages 3-8  |  $50.00 Inclusive

Pricing includes three-course tea and cookie favor for children. Excludes alcohol and other beverages.

Reservations required.
To reserve your seat, email us or call 602-954-2572.

View other Ahwatukee Foothills Nutcracker Ballet events.

Lilly Pulitzer's 87th Birthday Celebration

Pink Saguaro, the only Lilly Pulitzer store in Arizona, is throwing a birthday party to celebrate what would have been Lilly’s 87th birthday.

Join us for some shopping and to raise a glass of champagne to this extraordinary fashion icon. With any purchase, be entered to win a two-night stay at the Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort and other gifts!

Saturday, November 10
11AM – 5PM


Give thanks at the Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort. Deliciously bold Thanksgiving dining experiences are offered at Wright’s at the Biltmore, Frank & Albert’s and in the historic Gold Room.

Holiday Festivities

Celebrate the spirit of the season at the Arizona Biltmore and enjoy beautiful weather, good cheer and a variety of festive events and activities.

Annual Tree Lighting

Join us as we welcome the holiday season at the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony!

As we anticipate the lighting of the tree, enjoy kid-friendly activities, live performances, food, beverages and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus!

Friday, November 23, 2018
5PM – 8PM
Squaw Peak Lawn

Valet Parking: $7

Kid's Cooking Class

Your little chef will love making new recipes with the Arizona Biltmore’s Chef, Frank Utermohlen, all while providing a safe environment that encourages learning and creativity.

Saturdays at 2PM
Ages 6 +
$15 per child
(includes kid’s apron, hat and food)

For more information or to sign up today, contact the Concierge at 602-955-6600 ext 7000.

Create the Perfect Picnic

Take your outdoor adventures up a notch by building a custom picnic basket or picnic backpack filled with everything that you need for the day ahead. Purchase a well-appointed picnic basket or backpack and receive 10% off of your favorite snacks, drinks and sweets in The Café.

Available for purchase in The Café
Visit the Concierge for hiking and adventure recommendations!

History Tours

Join us for a history tour and experience our architectural significance first-hand. Tours are 1.5 hours long and available Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 10AM.
Tour is complimentary for resort guests and $10 per person for visitors.
To sign up or request further information, please contact the Arizona Biltmore Concierge at 602-955-6600.

Biltmore Bubbles

Every moment in your eighties
is worth celebrating!

On Friday, February 23, 2018 the Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort celebrated 89 years as an iconic Phoenix landmark.

Celebrate with us all year long!

Live Music

At the Arizona Biltmore, we welcome you to discover unique performances, cool vibes and soulful styles. Lounge and enjoy live entertainment at The Wright Bar on Friday and Saturday evenings.

Live music Friday & Saturday nights from 8PM – 11PM

For more information,
call 602-955-6600.

Nearby Hiking

Arizona is known for the countless hiking trails all over the Valley and there are multiple options within a short distance from the resort.

Join us for a guided hike led by an experienced leader who will inform you about the local terrain and desert landscape. Hiking guides also provide trail safety tips and motivation.

Guided Hikes are offered twice a week.

To learn more, contact Recreation at 602-381-7684.