Things To Do in Arizona

Outing for Two or Four with Game of Laser Tag and 18 Holes of Mini Golf at Funtasticks Family Fun Park (50% Off)

Funtasticks Family Fun Park

Funtasticks

Guests suit up for laser tag in three-level, 5,200-square-foot indoor arena, then pursue pars at one of two 18-hole miniature golf courses

$30 $15

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Four-Hour Zombie-Themed Defensive Handgun Course for One or Two at RealWorld Firearms Training (Up to 61% Off)

RealWorld Firearms Training

Rio Salado Sportsman Club

Course covers static-target drills through advanced move-and-shoot drills; private range setting with zombie-themed reactive targets

$99 $39

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$25 or One Entry to The Slime Run 5K on Saturday, January 10 ($56 Value)

The Slime Run

St. Johns

Get slimed as you make your way along a 5K path rife with slippery obstacles

$56 $25

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$20 for 30 Classes from MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass ($350 Value)

MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

$350 $20

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$21 for Admission to Two Haunted Attractions Plus a Speed Pass for One ( $33 Value)

AZ Scream Park

Multiple Locations

Bloodied, costumed actors lurk in the darkness, just waiting to terrorize visitors at this theme parks four haunted attraction

$33 $21

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One-Day Admission for Two or Four to Gilbert Days Rodeo on November 14–16 (37% Off)

Gilbert Days Rodeo

Welcome Home Ranch

Charitable rodeo features bona fide cowboys and cowgirls riding horses and bulls, roping cattle, and more

$30 $19

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Global Dance Festival Arizona: Steve Aoki, Adventure Club, Crizzly, and More on Friday, November 21 (Up to 47% Off)

Global Dance Festival Arizona feat. Steve Aoki

Tempe Beach Park

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An outdoor festival unites major forces in dubstep, trance, and EDM, including Steve Aoki, Emma Hewitt, Adventure Club, and Crizzly

$54.75 $29

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$15 for Two 60-Minute Indoor Trampoline Jump Sessions at Sky Zone ($28 Value)

Sky Zone Sports -- Peoria

Peoria

Indoor trampoline park with room for open jumping, a pit filled with 10,000 foam cubes, and separate spaces for activities such as dodgeball

$28 $15

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5K Entry for One, Two, or Four to the Color Dash 5K on Sunday, November 9 (Up to 45% Off)

Color Dash

Surprise Stadium

Run or walk along a noncompetitive 5K course through bursts of electric colors

$45 $29

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Range Balls, Golf Lessons, or Custom Club Fit at Valley Golf Center (Up to 50% Off). Five Options Available.

Valley Golf Center

Avondale

Golf center houses 84 hitting stations and 10 target greens while offering video and TrackMan Pro swing lessons and launch monitor fitting

$18 $11

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10 or 16 Martial-Arts Classes with Initiation Fee and Uniform at ATA Martial Arts (94% Off)

ATA Martial Arts

Multiple Locations

Decades old school teaches students martial arts at 11 locations

$324 $20

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Hay Rides, a Hay Maze, and a Petting Zoo for Two or Four from Hitchin' Post Stables (Up to 48% Off)

Hitchin' Post Stables

Hitchin' Post Stables

Families celebrate autumn with pumpkin-themed activities, including leisurely hay rides, every weekend throughout October

$24 $13

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18-Hole Round of Golf for Two or Four with Cart Rental and Range Balls at Tres Rios Golf Course (Up to 71% Off)

Tres Rios Golf Course

Goodyear

18-hole course incorporates 6,846 yards of Estrella Mountain Park’s greenery dotted with eucalyptus, mesquite, and pine trees

$128 $44

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15- or 30-Minute Flyboard Rental for Two from AZ Flyboard (Half Off)

AZ Flyboard

Lake Havasu City

The flyboard can shoot riders as high as six meters in the air, depending on the watercraft it's hooked up to, and can also go underwater

$130 $65

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$39 for a 10-Visit Punch Card at Joe Foss Public Shooting Range ($70 Value)

Joe Foss Public Shooting Range

Buckeye

Two ranges accommodate handguns, rifles, and shotguns using slugs, with target distances of up to 200 yards

$70 $39

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Joyful Hearts Yoga (Up to 55% Off)

Joyful Hearts Yoga

Multiple Locations

Trained yoga instructors lead classes split into different levels, including those geared toward expectant mothers, kids, or seniors

$50 $25

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$149 for a Tandem Skydiving Jump for One from Phoenix Area Skydiving ($299 Value)

Phoenix Area Skydiving

Phoenix Area Skydiving

Tethered to an instructor, skydivers free-fall at up to 120 miles per hour before floating to earth

$299 $149

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Wine Tasting Package for Two or Four at Wilhelm Family Vineyards (Up to 53% Off)

Wilhelm Family Vineyards

Elgin

Guests sample five wines and choose one to sip on in a take-home commemorativ wine glass; experiences include a chocolate & cheese plate

$52 $25

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Tandem Discovery Hang-Gliding Flight or Sunset Flight for One or Two at Sonora Wings Hang Gliding (Up to 50% Off)

Sonora Wings

Maricopa

Planes tow students and certified instructors to 2,500 ft., then release them to glide above the Sonoran Desert for approximately 20 minutes

$169 $119

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One or Three Pole Fitness Classes at Centre Stage Dance Studio (Up to 67% Off)

Centre Stage Dance Studio

Oro Valley

Double-certified pole instructor teaches classes that combine fun with a great workout

$25 $10

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Visit to Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary (Up to 51% Off). Three Options Available.

Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary

Prescott

Zoo serves as the home of more than 150 rescued native and exotic animals such as black bears, tigers, and emus

$16 $8

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"Latin Quarter Variety Show" at Fiesta Showroom at Harrah's Laughlin, October 15–November 2 (Up to 30% Off)

Latin Quarter Variety Show

Laughlin

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Latin-themed revue features flamenco dancing, quick-change artists, and a crossbow sharpshooting act

$46 $32.20

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Private Golf Lessons from Antoine M. Dumas Golf Professional (Up to 56% Off). Four Options Available.

Antoine M. Dumas Golf Professional

Union Hills Golf and Country Club - Sun City/Glendale

Lessons with teaching professional and Tiger Woods look-alike include tips for improving your swing, short game, and strategy

$60 $30

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Adult Admission for Two, Four, or Six, or a One-Year Membership to Superstition Mountain Museum (Up to 46% Off)

Superstition Mountain Museum

North Pinal

Explore the history of the Superstition Mountains, Apache Junction, and the Lost Dutchman Mine; recreations of 19th century buildings

$13.50 $8

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Paintball Package with Gear Rental & 250 Paintballs Each for Two or Four at Disruptive Paintball (Up to 51% Off)

Disruptive Paintball

Marana

Six paintball fields fill 18 acres of desert landscape with abandoned helicopters, sniper towers, forts, and tunnels

$90 $49

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Four or Six Weeks of Fitness Boot-Camp Classes at TASK Fitness (Up to 72% Off)

TASK Fitness

Multiple Locations

45-minute small-group classes combine one-on-one fitness guidance with workouts designed to burn up to 1,000 calories

$59 $19

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$35 for $100 Worth of Martial-Arts Lessons — Red Dragon Shou Shu

Red Dragon Shou Shu

Kingman

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$100 $35

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American Heritage Festival Visit for Two or Four on November 22 or 23 (Up to 37% Off)

American Heritage Festival

Queen Creek

Historical interpreters present large-scale reenactments and dramatic portrayals of American life from the Colonial days to modern times

$30 $20

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Adult Admission for Two or Four to Desert Caballeros Western Museum (Up to 58% Off)

Desert Caballeros Western Museum

Wickenburg

Explore artifacts of the Old West and Arizona culture including a collection of paintings and sculptures made by Western women

$18 $8

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One Month of Unlimited Classes for One or Two at Amenzone Fitness (Up to 84% Off)

Amenzone Fitness

Multiple Locations

Back-to-the-basics fitness routines motivate clients with workouts that use body weight and car tires

$180 $39

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One Personal Training Session from Belles Womens Fitness (65% Off)

Belle Womens Fitness

Anthem

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$60 $21

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5 or 10 CrossFit Classes at GV Crossfit (Up to 85% Off)

GV Crossfit

Green Valley

Intense exercise routines employ functional movements and varied equipment such as tractor tires to build strength, speed, and agility

$150 $29

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"Woven Nation" and "Under the Desert Stars" at Tubac Center of the Arts (Up to 51% Off).

Tubac Center of the Arts

Tubac

The dual exhibit features a collection of Navajo rugs and blankets, as well as Maynard Dixon’s paintings of Arizona landscapes

$10 $6

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Couples Wine-Tasting Package or Double-Date Retreat Package for Four at Passion Cellars (Up to 56% Off)

Passion Cellars

Multiple Locations

Sample Arizona-grown wines, including the fruit syrah, oak-barrel-fermented merlot, and cranberry-agave wine

$40 $18

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Martial Arts or Krav Maga Classes at USA Martial Arts (Up to 74% Off)

USA Martial Arts

Paradise Valley

Seasoned instructors imbue students with confidence and self-defense skills during martial arts or krav maga classes

$145 $39

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$10 for an All-Day Keepers of the Wild Outing (Up to $18 Value)

Keepers of the Wild

Valentine

Rescued tigers, lions, monkeys, and wolves roam through sprawling, scenic habitats

$18 $10

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Wine Tasting with Souvenir Glasses for Two, Four, or Six at Oak Creek Vineyard and Winery (Up to 56% Off)

Oak Creek Vineyards

Camp Verde-Sedona

Varietals such as merlot, syrah, and chardonnay served in an adobe tasting room veiled by white curtains

$34 $17

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Visit for One Child or Adult to Out of Africa Wildlife Park (Up to 40% Off)

Out of Africa Wildlife Park

Camp Verde

104-acre park accommodates hundreds of exotic animals from around the world such as tigers, giraffes, and recently acquired white rhino

$14.95 $10

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Planes of Fame Air Museum for Two or Four (50% Off)

Planes of Fame Air Museum

Valle

When the museum opened in 1957, it housed 10 planes; today it hosts more than 40

$13.90 $7

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$30 for a Two-Hour Trail Ride for One at Don Donnelly's D-Spur Ranch & Riding Stables ($60 Value)

Don Donnelly's D-Spur Ranch & Riding Stables

North Pinal

Guides lead riders into canyons and up mountains in search of wildlife such as coyotes, mule deer, and grazing longhorns

$60 $30

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Marvin Short's "Rock 'n Roll Dreams" at Theatre Sedona Through December 30 (Up to 51% Off)

Marvin Short's "Rock 'n Roll Dreams"

Theatre Sedona

Sax-man Marvin Short blasts out the hits that defined rock, including songs from Jerry Lee Lewis, Tina Turner, and Ray Charles

$38.22 $25

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$29 for Cache Clash Geocaching Event for One from Sierra Adventure Sports on November 16 ($59.02 Value)

Cache Clash

32 Shea Cafe

Racers traverse the streets of Phoenix on foot as they follow coordinates to 20 geocache markers

$59.02 $29

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Two Hours of Jump Time with Foam-Pit Access at AZ Air Time Tucson (Up to 60% Off). Four Options Available.

AZ Air Time

Marana

Jump center includes 5,000-square-foot trampoline, two dodgeball courts, basketball hoops, and a foam pit.

$14 $6

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Big Fish Theatre's Annual Halloween Bash at Arizona Event Center on Friday, October 31 (Up to 62% Off)

Big Fish Theatre - Annual Halloween Bash

Arizona Event Center

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Bands including Tridon, StarChild, and 20/20 Hindsight ring in the year’s spookiest day, while costume contests reward creative garb

$38.42 $15

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$49 for Four Weeks of Weekly Swim Lessons at Aqua-Tots Swim Schools ($94 Value)

Aqua Tots

Multiple Locations

Eight levels of swim classes led by highly trained instructors teach up to four students skills ranging from water safety to stroke mastery

$94 $49

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Nine-Hole Golf Outing for Two or Four or a Lesson Package for One at Adobe Dam Family Golf Center (Up to 51% Off)

Adobe Dam Family Golf Center

Deer Valley

9-hole executive course removes many obstacles prevalent at larger courses & lessons & driving range practice further development of skills

$40 $20

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$17 for a Hookah Package for Two at Hoookahmania ($35 Value)

Hoookahmania

North Scottsdale

Groups share hookahs in such flavors as chocolate and apple and nibble on Lebanese appetizer platters; live entertainment on select nights

$35 $17

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10 Women's Boot Camp Sessions from Phat Mama Club, LLC (65% Off)

Phat Mama Club, Llc

Villages At North Shore

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$60 $21

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Pints of Beer and Take-Home Bottles for Two or Four from Sleepy Dog Brewery (Up to 40% Off)

Sleepy Dog Brewery

Tempe

Great Arizona Beer Festival’s People’s Choice Award-winners pour pints of their craft beer

$21 $13

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$149 for a 2,000-Foot Glider Flight for Two from Certified Glider Rides ($299 Value)

Certified Glider Rides

Peoria

Glider experience includes preflight procedures & a majestic flight with scenic views 2,000 feet above ground

$299 $149

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$20 for 30-Class Yoga and Fitness Pass from Yoga & Fitness Passport ($300 Value)

Yoga & Fitness Passport

Multiple Locations

Students can use this 30-class pass at multiple locations to take everything from yoga to Zumba, signing up on an easy online platform

$300 $20

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Two or Four Tickets to the Wigwam Harvest Wine Festival (Up to 46% Off)

Wigwam Harvest Wine Festival

Litchfield Park

Choose 15 wines to sample while listening to live music and enjoying the evening sky on the resort’s front lawn

$60 $35

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General Admission for Four or Basic Membership for One to Lowell Observatory (50% Off)

Lowell Observatory

Flagstaff

Observatory founded in 1894 is most famous for discovering Pluto and for having the fifth largest telescope in the continental United States

$48 $24

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Open-Water Scuba-Certification Course for One or Two at Inland Water Divers (Up to 51% Off)

Inland Water Divers

Goodyear

NAUI and PADI certification courses come with a wetsuit and scuba-cylinder rental, books, and certification dives

$399 $199

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30-Minute Flyboard Flight for One or Two at Aquaflyboarding USA (Up to 55% Off)

Aquaflyboarding USA

Bluewater Resort and Casino

Downward-facing water jets lift flyboards above the water on 20-minute flights, which include rental gear and real-time instruction

$165 $75

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One Month of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes or Six Boot-Camp Classes at Wood Fitness (Up to 80% Off)

Wood Fitness

Verrado

Boot-camp sessions blend cardio and strength training with exercises incorporating kettlebells, tires, and free weights

$200 $40

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60-Minute Horseback Ride for Two or Four at Triangle T Guest Ranch (Up to 53% Off)

Triangle T Guest Ranch

Benson

160 acres of southwestern scenery surround horseback riders on excursions through diverse variety of terrain at ranch with rich history

$90 $45

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Four or Eight Kids' Performing-Arts Classes at Desert Sun Performing Arts (Up to 53% Off)

Desert Sun Performing Arts

Multiple Locations

Dance and singing classes lets kids explore their talents in the arts

$52 $25

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5 or 10 Personal-Training Sessions from Tasha Kouri Personal Training (Up to 70% Off)

Tasha Kouri Personal training

Multiple Locations

NASM-certified personal trainer helps clients achieve their fitness goals

$225 $79

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$275 for $500 Worth of Recording-Studio Rental — Ames Recording Studios

Ames Recording Studios

Prescott

Ames Recording Studios will record, mix, and master your demo or commercial for you or your business

$500 $275

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One-Hour Trail Ride for Two or Four, or Two One-Hour Lessons at Double R Ranch (Up to 39% Off)

Double R Ranch

Picture Rocks

Horseback-riding ranch between Saguaro National Park and the Ironwood Preserve gives riders thousands of acres to explore saddled escapades

$40 $29

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Two-Hour Horseback Trail Ride for One, Two, or Four From White Tank Stables (Up to 52% Off)

White Tank Stables

Waddell

Atop majestic horses, riders take a guided tour past plants and animals indigenous to the desert of White Tank Mountain Regional Park

$75 $39

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Two or Four Horseback-Riding Lessons at Pirate Performance Horses (Up to 44% Off)

Pirate Performance Horses

Desert View

A ranch arena becomes a sandy stage for lessons that cater to ages 5–75

$80 $45

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Two- or Three-Hour Guided Horseback Trail Ride for One or Two from Cowboy Way Adventures (Up to 61% Off)

Cowboy Way Adventures

Multiple Locations

Veteran wranglers lead horseback riders through Arizona's rocky cliffs and rivers, with trails and regions varying by season

$75 $29

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$35 for $60 Worth of Drawing Classes — Sherry Sklar Sketch.com

Sherrysklarsketch.com

Fountain Hills

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$60 $35

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One Month of Unlimited CrossFit Classes, or 10 CrossFit Classes at CrossFit Cave Creek (Up to 78% Off)

CrossFit Cave Creek

Cave Creek

CrossFit classes utilize continuously varied functional movements performed at relatively high intensity

$179 $39

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Golf Outing for Two or Four or Lesson with Swing Analysis at Rio Rico Golf Resort (Up to 73% Off)

Rio Rico Golf Resort

Rio Rico

Golfers can enjoy a round of golf on this 18-hole, par 72 course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr., or improve techniques during lessons

$108 $29

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$32 for One Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Bikram Yoga AZ – Paradise Valley and Scottsdale ($160 Value)

Bikram Yoga AZ – Paradise Valley and Scottsdale

Multiple Locations

Bikram yoga students move through 26 poses and two breathing exercises in a heated room, building strength, stamina, and flexibility

$160 $32

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Romantic Wine Tasting in Jerome for Two or Four at Echo Canyon Vineyard & Winery (Up to 54% Off)

Echo Canyon Vineyard & Winery

Jerome

Sample artisan cheeses, chocolates, and wines made with Arizona-grown grapes in the mountain-side mining town-turned-artist village

$57 $29

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Family-Friendly Ranch Fun for Two or Four at Arizona Equestrian Connection at Jackpot Ranch (Up to 59% Off)

Arizona Equestrian Connection at Jackpot Ranch

Camp Verde

The nearly endless outdoor activites and curiosities include carts drawn by mini horses, paddle boats, a three-story tree house, and sports

$60 $25

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Four-Hour Rental of Two- or Four-Seater Tomcar or Four-Seater Polaris from Sedona Off-Road Center (Up to 50% Off)

Sedona Off-Road Center

Sedona

Off-road vehicles provide a thrilling way to see Sedona Red Rock country on your own pace

$198 $99

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General or VIP Bowloween Admission for Two at Lucky Strike Lanes (Up to 50% Off)

Bowlloween

Lucky Strike

Costumed bowlers ages 21 and up enjoy drink specials at Lucky Strike Lanes on Halloween

$30 $15

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Short-Track Racing Experience or Ride-Along at Rusty Wallace Racing Experience (Up to 60% Off)

Rusty Wallace Racing Experience

Tucson Speedway

Professional drivers sate passengers' need for speed in stock cars during exciting ride-alongs and racing experiences

$99 $49

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Eight Weeks of Gymnastics or Family Fitness Classes or Open-Gym Sessions at Ms. Carol's Gymkids (Up to 69% Off)

Ms. Carol's Gymkids

Mesa

During family fitness classes, ages 9 through adult strengthen cores, condition muscles, and dance; coaches with competitive experience

$160 $49

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$49 for Four Private Guitar Lessons with Free Lesson e-Book at American Guitar Academy ($129.95 Value)

American Guitar Academy

Multiple Locations

Under the tutelage of skilled instructors, prospective rock icons learn scales, chords, and soloing techniques during 30-minute lessons

$129.95 $49

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Six-Hour Barbecue-Grilling and Smoking Class for One or Two at Phoenix BBQ and Grilling School (Up to 58% Off) 

Phoenix BBQ and Grilling School

Glendale

Students work with wood-pellet smokers and propane grills to prepare buffalo wings, pork tenderloin, racks of ribs, brisket, and more

$150 $69

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All-Day or All-Weekend Inflatable Kayak or SUP Rental at Just Roughin' It Adventure Company (Up to 51% Off)

Just Roughin' It Adventure Company

Scottsdale

Easily transport light, tough inflatable kayaks and standup paddleboards in any vehicle to destinations such as Canyon and Bartlett Lakes

$60 $30

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$50 for $100 Worth of Music Lessons — Jam With Jimmi T

Jam With Jimmi T

Stonebridge Lakes Estates

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$100 $50

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Four Half-Hour Private Guitar, Bass, Piano, Banjo, Mandolin, or Songwriting Lessons at Hermes Studio ($100 Value)

Hermes Studio

McClintock

Tutor Bob Hermes helps players enhance their musical skills with the same knowledge he shared with a former student and current pop-star

$100 $34

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Demonstrating inventive takes on old myths is par for the course at Great Arizona Puppet Theater, whose adaptation of Cinderella won the 2010 UNIMA-USA Citation of Excellence in puppetry. Behind the scenes, professional puppeteers guide the characters through kid-friendly narratives, both ancient and original. Their performances often include a timely moral that parents can discuss with children with the help of accompanying study guides, which encourage guests to analyze themes and ask questions such as "how can puppets talk if they have no brains?"

The puppet masters have more than 50 tales in their collective memory. They perform them in the historical, hand-painted theater space five days a week, as well as at area schools and functions. By crafting scripts that address Arizonian themes, including the conservation of endangered condors and figures in Native American folklore, they hope to educate and engage their young spectators. Guests can interact with the stories even further by adopting puppets from the onsite gift shop or by attending a private party, where they create their own hand puppets out of paper bags. Additionally, seasonal adult shows prove that puppetry can be as edgy as any other art form.

302 W Latham St
Phoenix,
AZ
US

Despite what owner Rachel Yaseen has discovered for herself, she knows that cooking organic, healthful meals might seem intimidating to some. At The Organic Kitchen, she works to banish those impressions and inspire students with her own enthusiasm for natural foods, whether through cooking classes or intensive workshops. “Students learn to eat outside of the industrial food chain,” noted reporter Emily Gindlesparger of Zócalo Tucson magazine, “developing instead the creativity to source from their own yards and work with ingredients available in the Southwest throughout the seasons.”

Pupils learn to improve their eating habits and concoct quick and simple at-home feasts that draw on local veggies, grains, beans, herbs, and spices. Each class features only gluten-free recipes, and the sessions focus on culinary traditions from India, the Mediterranean, and other regions. Pantry makeovers go even further, helping facilitate lifestyle shifts with cooking classes and one-on-one coaching to rid kitchens of powdered hot dogs. When not educating, the chefs handcraft gluten- and soy-free Hiker-Biker bars from local honey and dates.

Pupils learn to improve their eating habits and concoct quick and simple at-home feasts that draw on local veggies, grains, beans, herbs, and spices. Each class features only gluten-free recipes, and the sessions focus on culinary traditions from India, the Mediterranean, and other regions. Pantry makeovers go even further, helping facilitate lifestyle shifts with cooking classes and one-on-one coaching to rid kitchens of powdered hot dogs. When not educating, the chefs handcraft gluten- and soy-free Hiker-Biker bars from local honey and dates.

4764 E Sunrise Dr
Tucson,
AZ
US

Thirty minutes, once a week. That's all it takes at Hubbard Family Swim School for a young child to master breath control, find their buoyancy, and backstroke straight into the world of swimming. Classes are broken into eight swimming levels, beginning when children are only 2 months old. In Baby Splash, instructors and parents both enter the pool, where they help little ones build a confidence in water. Beginning at age 3, students can dive into more difficult classes such as Jellyfish and Lobster, so named for the ocean species with the most Olympic gold medals. Masterful strokes can take kids into Hubbard Family Swim School's recreational teams, which compete during the summer.

Of course, the aquatic lesson plans are only as good as the instructors themselves, and Hubbard Family Swim School boasts an expert faculty at its locations in Phoenix, Peoria, and Mesa. Each of these swim instructors gets ample hands-on training and continuing-education courses throughout the year. Floating atop this sea of talent are Bob and Kathy Hubbard, the company's founders. Both grew up as active swimmers, and they made sure that each of their eight kids learned to swim at a young age—something that led to countless hours of boating, swimming, and snorkeling. Hubbard Family Swim School is the manifestation of their two loves: family and swimming.

1061 N Dobson Rd
Mesa,
AZ
US

Though Terry "Joe" Black spent more than two decades in the restaurant and food industries, for many years the notion of opening his own pizzeria remained a wistful one. Smitten with the restaurant business during his college years, he spent the first 15 years of his career working for national chains, then another 10 in food distribution. It wasn?t until Black met and befriended Nick Heddings, owner of Arizona Pizza Company in Tucson, that the gears were set in motion to allow Black to make the leap to ownership, spurred in part by Heddings's support and pizza recipe. Black and his wife, Mary, kept the concept simple: a limited menu centered around tasty, New York?style pizza. They resolved to be fanatical about their customers? experience and to create a welcoming, neighborhood feel. To further that goal, Black and his family remain active with local schools and organizations to this day.

Their focus on quality and friendliness has paid off. Of Jimmy & Joe?s signature "Serious Slice," blogger Michele Laudig said?as part of the Phoenix New Times? 100 Favorite Dishes series in 2010?"It's super thin and crisp on the bottom, with puffy, chewy edges." Each gigantic slice is cut from the 24-inch Big Jimmy, arrives on its own metal pan, and, like a celebrity?s engagement ring, is bigger than the average person's head. As testament to its food?s deliciousness, the restaurant has won multiple awards, including the Reader Pick for Best Pizzeria in the East Valley Tribune's 2011 Best of East Valley.

3950 W Ray Rd
Chandler,
AZ
US

Established: 2012

Reservations/Appointments: Optional

Staff Size: 11?25 people

Average Duration of Services: 1?2 hours

Brands Used: Fairtex, Everlast, RevGear

Parking: Parking lot

Most Popular Attraction/Offering: BJJ and UFC fighters' training camps

Recommended Age Group: All Ages

Q&A with Kim Bailey, General Manager

When and how did you first develop a passion for your work?

The passion comes directly from our instructors' goal [of] making this gym not only competitive but different from the rest. John Crouch, one of the owners and instructors, started this gym with Joe and Ben Henderson to re-define jiu jitsu and muay thai and still include the much needed cardio and strength training people forget when training in the mixed-martial-arts realm.

I'm a first-timer. How do you get me ready for the experience?

Don't give up?it's a learning process and it won't be easy. It will feel like you are lost at first but everything takes time, and once you get the basics down, it gets easier and you start feeling amazing. My suggestion is to stick with it for a few months and really come consistently if you want to get the results you are looking for.

What is the one feature of your business that you're most proud of?

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Teachings come directly from John Crouch, a 30-year black belt who is one of the 9 people Royce Gracie ever gave a black belt to. ... Our members have become very competitive and compete at a lot of competitions around the world.... We have currently 8 members that train here that fight in the UFC, and we constantly have fighters from the UFC come from all over the world to train in our fight camps.

Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?

Jarret Aki is our secret sauce trainer who directly works with the fighters and gets everyone conditioned. He ... modifies strength conditioning to each individual member's needs. Our workouts give you the one-on-one personal training attention in a class setting without the high-priced personal training fees.

17235 N 75th Ave
Glendale,
AZ
US

?One of Arizona Helicopter Adventures' copters as it soars high above Sedona's red rock formations. Arizona Helicopter Adventures tours Sedona and Scottsdale. Here are just a few things you can expect to see while looking out the helicopter's windows:
####Landing Sites In addition to their standard helicopter tours, Arizona Helicopter Adventures offers packages that include other activities: dinner theater, a zip line course, or even an African wildlife park. In each case, the pilot lands right at the site of the attraction.
####Fast Facts * FAA-Certified Air Carrier * Perfect safety record since 1985 * Eurosafety-trained pilots * Pilots narrate tours through noise-canceling headphones * Arizona Helicopter Adventures shot their own movie called _Aerial Sedona: A Breathtaking Journey_, which is available in the gift shop
Sedona

* Red Rock Formations
* Chapel of the Holy Cross
* Oak Creek & The Mogollon Rim
Scottsdale

* Paradise Valley?s mansions
* Camelback Mountain & Old Town Scottsdale
* Several World Class Golf Courses

7430 E Butherus Dr Suite B
Scottsdale,
AZ
US