Clarion Hotel Phoenix - Chandler
5121 E. La Puente Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85044
Phone: (480) 893-3900
Fax: (480) 496-0815
Ahwatukee Children's Theatre is dedicated to creating an atmosphere of wholesome entertainment for the entire family to enjoy. By involving children in the performing arts, this establishment greatly contributes to their development as individuals, who will one day be able to contribute towards the betterment of the community. Not only do they put up many productions and fashion shows, but they also organize various classes, where children can hone their singing, dancing and comic skills.
This huge multilevel game complex inside the Arizona Mills Mall offers state-of-the-art games. Try interactive, virtual reality games that allow what the player does in reality to happen simultaneously on the big screen with animated characters. Once you have worked up an appetite, settle in for some grub at the restaurant. You can feast on hamburgers, chicken, pasta, and pizza, plus a variety of appetizers. Right next to the restaurant is a full-service bar, proving that video games are not just for kids anymore.
For a blockbuster fix, book a seat at your favorite AMC Ahwatukee 24. With an exciting schedule of new releases, great sound and tech systems, and the menu of must-have refreshments to add to it, this is the place to go for fun time in the city. For tickets and more information, you can call or check out their website.
Makutu's Island is a great indoor playground perfect for kids. It has the design of a tropical island with a big tree with a lot of tunnels, slides, rope ladders, tubes and fire poles - which means hours of fun and adventure for kids. Here kids can play, run around and climb in a safe environment. They have private rooms perfect for birthdays parties. The staff is friendly, has a positive attitude and is great with kids. There is also a cafe where you can purchase drinks and food. There is a lot of activities for all ages of kids and an area for the parents to relax and watch their kids have fun. Rated as one of the best indoor playgrounds in Arizona, it is a place where kids can play until they have tired themselves out.
Only those in the know are aware of this place. 51 West Venue is a haven for all those underground music fans and is named after its location. Equipped with good sounds, the concerts are promoted mostly through word-of-mouth. Some of their previous lists are City Cop, The Perfect Addiction, Sundressed, Cult Leader, Ezer and Icarus The Owl.
Get your game face on with a visit to Tempe Diablo Stadium. Spend your day in the Valley of the Sun, rooting for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim who use the ground during their spring training season. The natural grass facility opened in 1968 and can hold up to 10,000. Included in the 150-acre (60-hectare) complex are two practice fields and one stadium field as well as a practice infield and ample parking. Seat yourself on the lawn area on the left or up on the concession stands and tuck into arguably the best ballpark hamburger in town. The sporting venue is undeniably one of the most beautiful baseball facilities in the country.
It would be difficult to imagine this small, unassuming warehouse on West Alameda Drive in Tempe as a concert venue. However, this intimate space has emerged as a thriving underground live music venue, playing host to a number of local and national independent bands throughout the year. Music lovers get a chance to listen to the gigs of upcoming punk bands like Ace-High Cutthroats, Rene Hell, Marshstepper and many others; some of which have already performed here in the past. The shows are cheap and often feature more than one bands. Walk in with your pals to enjoy the onslaught of contemporary music.
Formerly the Yellow Canary Dance Hall, the Wall Street is a DIY rock concert venue. Tucked away in a warehouse, it is the favored spot for punk and hardcore rock bands to perform. Though not widely publicized, Wall Street is well known amongst the rock loving circle. Equipped with a good sound system and massive space, rockers will have plenty of room to head bang and enjoy the music. Some of the previous listings are Goya, The Greenery and Xjihadx.
Come prepared to cash in as the Lone Butte Casino, with all its entertainment options, has so much to offer! Spend your time at the slot machines or enjoy playing their hugely popular versions of Bingo, which include Fireball and Grand Slam. Morning, matinee and evening sessions are held at the hall specially reserved for the purpose, which can accommodate a maximum of 750 people. At the Cascades Lounge, relax with a drink while being entertained by some of the best DJs and live acts around. Verona Chophouse and Cafe 24/7 provide good dining options.
Meat Market Garment Factory is neither a market or factory if that's what you're thinking ! This underground punk venue is a pad for the most awesome local and touring bands. The location is very discreet so it may be hard to find.
Owned by the Gila River Indian Community, this facility is located off Interstate 10. Games include Bingo, Keno, Poker and a host of progressive slots and electronic versions of Blackjack, Craps and Roulette. This huge structure also houses three dining establishments serving grub at ridiculously low prices, a non-alcoholic sports bar and a gift shop. There are complimentary drinks for all players and a non-smoking gambling section as well.
Ovations LIVE! at Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino is a grand theater and entertainment venue that hosts various concerts and performances. Big names have performed here in the past. It has state-of-the-art acoustics and stadium like seats. You must be 21 & above to book tickets.