Discover Salt River!
The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community invites you to experience their heritage of hospitality. Located just 20 minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, Salt River is neighbored by the cities of Scottsdale, Tempe, Mesa and Fountain Hills.
With two distinct backgrounds and cultures, the Community is comprised of two Native American tribes: the “Akimel O’Odham” (River People) and the “Xalychidom Piipaash” (People who live toward the water), also known as the Pima and Maricopa. Both tribes are distinctive in their traditional ways, but share the same cultural values.
Today, Salt River maintains its cultural ties to the land and continues to thrive with the development of many enterprises and partnerships, at the heart of which, is the Talking Stick Entertainment District.
Talking Stick Entertainment District is Arizona’s premier entertainment destination. Enjoy numerous attractions, festivals, and spring training baseball games as well as shopping and dining options galore! Complimentary trolley service is available October thru April.
If you choose to extend your stay with us, play outside of the Entertainment District continues at Casino Arizona and with Phoenix Rising soccer. Our history and culture can be further explored at the Huhugam Ki Museum.
Explore, play, stay, and Discover Salt River.
Talking Stick Resort is a premiere luxury hotel offering 4 diamond hotel accommodations, world-class gaming, nightly entertainment, a luxurious spa and a myriad of dining options.
Talking Stick Golf Club features two uniquely distinctive golf courses, both providing excellent options to golfers of all skill levels. Enjoy 36 holes of golf at two exceptional courses consistently ranked among the top in Arizona.
The Pavilions at Talking Stick is a shopping and entertainment center featuring over 60 retailers, a weekly car show and a variety of family friendly dining options.
Topgolf is the premier golf entertainment complex, featuring panoramic views, great food and loads of fun for everyone. Players hit microchipped golf balls at targets that instantly score each shot for accuracy and distance.
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!
Octane is the Valley’s number one spot for kart racing. When you’re done with the track, head over to Velocity VR where the real world and a digital one are seamlessly meshed together. Get the gear on and you are instantly transported into a hybrid reality.
Butterfly Wonderland is America’s largest butterfly conservatory! Walk among thousands of free flying butterflies, birds and rainforest flora, then enjoy a koi pond, fresh water ray touch tank, insect exhibits, gift shop, and café.
OdySea Aquarium features over 200,000 sq. feet of underwater adventure, the OdySea Aquarium features sharks, turtles, penguins, otters and so much more!
Polar Play is the coolest place to be in the desert! Grab a coat and enter the icy wonderland where everything is frozen. Even the drinks at the ice bar!
Salt River Fields is the Spring Training home of the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies and we love spring baseball here in AZ! But Salt River Fields is also home to many spectacular events and festivals throughout the year.
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament is now open at Talking Stick Entertainment District! Let the jousting and feasting begin! Enter the Queen’s castle and enjoy a two-hour show with hands on four course feast.
Street Eats Food Truck Festival
Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction
Arizona Cactus League Spring Training – Major League Baseball
May – September
Release Pool Parties at Talking Stick Resort
United Salt River Firefighters 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb
Arizona Fall League – Minor League Baseball
Phoenix Fashion Week
Halloween Balloon Spooktacular
Red Mountain Eagle Pow Wow
AZ Barrels, Bottles & Brews Festival
Mac & Cheese Festival
Walk to Defeat ALS
Food & Wine Experience
Winter Butterfly Wonderland
We invite you to experience our heritage and visit the many cultural points of interest incorporated into to our many area amenities.
But before you begin your journey, we invite you to stop by our Visitor Center and visit with one of our area ambassadors. We are here to share information about the Salt River Indian Community and our history, just as we are here and happy to share with you area information, coupons, insider tips and of course, recommendations on our favorite places to eat!
The Visitor Center is open daily during spring training, 10a-4p and Tues-Fri, 10a-4p the remainder of the year.
The center is located at the Pavilions shopping center at 9120 E Talking Stick Way, Suite E-10 Scottsdale, AZ 85256.