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Address: Scottsdale, AZ 85050
Phone Number:
+1 602-569-4889
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Arizona's Desert Events has been Scottsdale's premier Desert Western Event...

Arizona's Desert Events has been Scottsdale's premier Desert Western Event company for more than 19 years, providing professional and unique Southwestern Cookouts and Desert Jeep Tours.The Sonoran Desert, with its majestic mountains, sentinel saguaros and spectacular sunsets, are the backdrop for our desert programs. We specialize in corporate functions, but also offer fun and exciting family adventures! Let our years of experience and knowledge help you and your guests enjoy all that Arizona has to offer. Our spectacular desert cookout venues offer private events for groups with as few as 25 guests and as many as 500 guests.If you are looking for desert jeep tours, off-road adventures, competitive team building activities, corporate social responsibility programs, desert cookouts or a variety of evening events and entertainment, we do it all!

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Hearty meal around the campfire

Our business group attended a evening buffet here. Unique campfire atmosphere with rustic tables. Nice rustic decor with a barn, dance floor, band and bathrooms. Buffet line... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2016
Midlothian, Virginia
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Midlothian, Virginia
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148 reviews
33 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Our business group attended a evening buffet here. Unique campfire atmosphere with rustic tables. Nice rustic decor with a barn, dance floor, band and bathrooms. Buffet line included corn bread, salads, mashed potatoes, Mac and cheese, baby back ribs, chicken and steak. The food was very good. The meat was all seasoned well. The Mac and cheese was delicious! For... More 

Thank LT T
Sugar Land, Texas
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4 reviews
Reviewed 24 June 2016

We were hosting a customer event for a few days with participants from all over the country. We wanted to avoid the traditional dinner outing and museums didn't interest us. This was perfect for an evening after a full day of meetings. Doreen was great to work with to set everything up. The tour was fun and the dinner was... More 

Thank MellyPI
Aurora, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2016

My friend an I really enjoyed our recent "Nature Historical Jeep Tour" offered by AZ Desert Events on Saturday morning, February 13. Our guide met us at a convenient location since we were sharing the ride with another couple. All along the drive to the Sonoran Desert and on our walk through the desert our guide entertained us with historical... More 

Thank Hersheygal2016
Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 December 2015

A high quality way to see the real desert. Friendly, knowledgeable drivers to enhance the experience and make sure you don't miss a thing. Lots of fun for the whole family.

1 Thank cahhtravis
Scottsdale, Arizona
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 December 2015

As the owner of Camelback Adventures, a full service Destination Management Company, operating in Scottsdale for over 30 years, I've had the pleasure of working with Doreen and AZ Desert Events for many years. I can truly say that every single tour has been well planned, well executed and well received. The drivers are personable and knowledgeable, the vehicles are... More 

1 Thank CBAdventures2015
New York
1 review
Reviewed 8 December 2015

Doreen was a huge help for setting up an event for a pharmaceutical company within weeks and with a growing amount of attendees as well. For not being from the western part of the US, Doreen and the rest of the team made us feel at home. It was a great experience to try something new and different.

Thank Rick Z
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2015

Doreen, the owner was very helpful and accomodating when booking our tour. Our group of 45 were picked up at the hotel for our afternoon off road tour. The jeep drivers/guides were very professional, friendly and knowledgable about the Sonoran desert. The jeeps are clean and spacous as well. After the jeep tour they took us to a remote desert... More 

2 Thank Joanie A
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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72 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015

They take you out away from the city and show you some beautiful desert areas outside of the Phoenix/Scottsdale city. Very knowledgeable about the plant, animals and history of the area. Staff are very attentive to you having a good time. They do small or large groups. great for family trips, romantic couples or group events.

Thank Bruce B
Newark, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Due to popular demand, my conference attendees once again enjoyed a cowboy cookout in the desert with Doreen and her crew. Once again, it was the high point of the conference. In fact, many said why can't we do this every night of the conference! Doreen was thoughtful enough to tweak our menu so it was not identical to our... More 

1 Thank Louise07102
Scottsdale, Arizona
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2014

I was responsible for coordinating a team event and dinner. When I contacted AZ Desert Events they were extremely accommodating with our last minute request. They were able to pick us up in 3 off road vehicles and take us on our desert adventure. The tour was full of comedy, little known facts, as well as some easy hiking as... More 

4 Thank Steve H

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