Things To Do in Arizona

Admission for Two or Four to the JOGS Tucson Gem and Jewelry Show (50% Off)

JOGS Tucson Gem and Jewelry Show

Tucson

$16 $8

Cash-and-carry gem and jewelry show features wholesale finished jewelry and loose stones

Haunted-House Package for Two with Mini Golf and Optional Go-Karting at Golfland Sunsplash (Up to 50% Off)

Golfland Sunsplash

Mesa

$51.50 $27

Crawl and climb inch through a multi-level maze stocked with creepy characters, then play mini golf on a spookily decorated course

90-Minute Junior Golf Clinic for One or Two with Rental Clubs at Whirlwind Golf Club (Up to 75% Off)

Whirlwind Golf Club

Chandler

$100 $30

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Junior clinics run by PGA teaching professionals introduce youngsters to the basics of the full swing, the short game, and etiquette

Pizza- or Pastry-Making Class for One or Two at Classic Cooking & Test Kitchen (Up to 58% Off)

Classic Cooking & Test Kitchen

North Scottsdale

$100 $45

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Students glean a full understanding of pizza dough or pastry creation as they craft treats to eat or take home

Wine-Basics Class for Two, Four or Up to 10 With One Bottle of Wine Per Pair at Vino 100 (Up to 60% Off)

Vino 100

Phoenix

$100 $49

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The class teaches beginners to differentiate styles of wine; take-home bottles range from Byron Pinot Noir to Silver Palm Cabernet

The Great Indoor Beer & Wine Festival at Arizona Event Center on Saturday, July 19 (Up to 53% Off)

The Great Indoor Beer & Wine Festival

Arizona Event Center

$60 $29

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Guests sample 10 craft brews and wines at festival supporting the International Athletic Sportsmanship Accord

One-Day Admission for One, Two, or Four, or a Three-Day Pass for Two at Mad Monster Party (Up to 55% Off)

Mad Monster Party

Phoenix

$25 $12

Horror-film convention with celebrity sci-fi and horror actors, a costume contest, film screenings, memorabilia, and an evil-puppet exhibit

Two-Hour BYOB Painting Class for Two or Four at The Painters Lounge (Up to Half Off)

The Painters Lounge

Downtown Phoenix

$58 $32

During two-hour BYOB class, students paint, sip drinks, listen to music, and eat

One Month of Unlimited Fitness Classes for One or Two at AmenZone Fitness (Up to 70% Off)

AmenZone Fitness Arrowhead

Arrowhead

$99 $39

Workouts use natural movements and tires to develop functional fitness

5K Entry for One, Two, or Four to the Color Dash 5K on Saturday, October 18 (Up to 45% Off)

Color Dash

Freestone Park

$45 $29

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

Paintball Outing for 4 or 8 with Equipment Rental and Rounds at Tempe Paintball (Up to 49% Off)

Tempe Paintball

Tempe

$146 $79

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24,000 sq. ft. arena equips gunrunners for military-style play with an paintball maker, mask, and 100 paintballs per person

Try Diving Course for 1 or 2, or Accelerated Beginner Course at Scuba Professionals of Arizona (Up to 51% Off)

Scuba Pros of Arizona

Peoria

$50 $25

Instructors guide students through classroom and training to get acquainted with scuba diving

Beer Samplers and Appetizers for Two or Four at Kegs, Corks & Forks (Up to 46% Off)

Kegs, Corks & Forks

Surprise Pointe

$26 $14

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Enjoy a sampling of beer that can be paired with fresh veggies and hummus, jalapeño poppers, or cheese

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

Rusty Wallace Racing Experience

Phoenix Int’l Raceway

$129 $64

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

Summer Scenic Chairlift Ride for Two or Four at Arizona Snowbowl (Up to 47% Off)

Arizona Snowbowl

Flagstaff

$30 $17

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Chairlifts whisk guests more than 2,000 feet into the air so they can enjoy sweeping views of natural landmarks

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

Inland Water Divers

Goodyear

$399 $199

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

Lake Havasu 7th Annual Tattoo Show at LHC Aquatic Center, August 29–31 (Up to 50% Off)

Lake Havasu 7th Annual Tattoo Show

LHC Aquatic Center

$20 $10

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Tattoo and piercing artists adorn guests and compete for best work; event also features live entertainment and concessions

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

Joe Foss Public Shooting Range

Buckeye

$70 $39

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

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

Sonora Wings

Maricopa

$169 $119

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

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Jenny and Rachel spent years trying workout programs ranging from running to Tae Bo, but they couldn't find an exercise regimen they actually enjoyed. That is until Jenny stumbled across Pilates+. She was immediately hooked by the innovative workout program, which fuses Pilates, cardio, and strength training, and it wasn?t long until Rachel jumped aboard too. Today, the duo helms The Body Lab, where they and their staff of certified trainers spread the word about their favorite workout regime, which has been written up by numerous members of the press.

Each 50-minute Pilates+ class uses a machine called the Megaformer?a modern take on the traditional Pilates reformer that is designed to strengthen and tone both the upper and lower body. Performing slow, controlled movements, students move through a series of more than 50 exercises per class, exercising multiple muscle groups ?to failure? each session to produce quicker results than traditional Pilates sessions. The Body Lab also leads group classes a la carte, as well as monthly memberships and one-on-one training for clients.

4414 East Camelback Road
Phoenix,
AZ
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Inspired by The Amazing Race, CityScape Adventures—held across the United States—entangle race participants in webs of 12 puzzles and challenges in citywide races to the finish line. Participants compete in teams of two, using their wits, teamwork, and underground network of mutant-turtle spies to complete the tasks given at the start of the race. The 12 challenges take the form of puzzles, riddles, and clues that guide treasure hunters to a specific location within the city, where each team must complete a special task using only their cleverness and muscles. Players can also use the Internet, and the winning team is usually the one that best leverages its resources. The first team to successfully complete all tasks and vault over the finish line will receive a prize and assembly line of high-fives.

305 North 4th Avenue
Tucson,
AZ
US

The certified instructors at Bikram Yoga Mesa Riverview guide students of all ages and skill levels through 26 yoga poses and two breathing exercises inside a heated studio. In addition to providing a full-body workout, this approach encourages a deeper stretch while preventing injuries and expelling toxins. It can also encourage weight loss, relieve stress, and foster mental peace.

Bikram yoga derives its name from its creator, Bikram Choudhury, who started practicing yoga at the age of four and won the National India Yoga Championship by the time he was 13 years old. Four years later, he injured his knee during a weight-lifting accident. Physicians told him that he would never walk again, but rather than give up, he sought the help of his teacher and recovered completely within six months. Unscathed by near defeat, Bikram founded the Yoga College of India and opened schools around the world. Devoted to sharing his legacy, Bikram Yoga Mesa Riverview cranks up the heat and helps others reconnect with their inner pretzels.

1940 W 8th St
Mesa,
AZ
US

When Ellen Latham developed Orangetheory Fitness, she knew she needed passionate trainers and ample equipment, but her greatest tool would be plain science. Drawing on her background as a degreed physiologist, as well as a personal trainer, TV fitness personality, and exercise columnist, she created a regimen to induce excess post-exercise oxygen consumption, or EPOC for short.

By blasting different muscle groups with intense intervals of exercise before performing fatigue-level strength training with free-weights, Latham’s system inspires the body to keep consuming calories well after the workout has ended in an effort to help muscles recover. Classes last 60-minutes, with any given interval lasting between 10- and 30-minutes. Students rotate between treadmills, suspension harnesses, free-weights, and rowing machines, which strengthen arms and cores by simulating the sensation of rowing through a river of hot glue.

1900 W Germann Rd
Chandler,
AZ
US

Tony Pearson and TJ de Angelis don't lean on their college educations to train athletes. Instead, they draw on years of competitive athletic experience ranging from Division I football at Oklahoma State University to Division II baseball at New Mexico Highlands University. When they offer advice on dealing with a sports-related injury or disability, they know it from firsthand experience. Together, the two trainers help young athletes and their families find a balance by creating a training platform that addresses every aspect of the athlete, including the part of them that wants to fit into their high school-prom tux again.

Omnibalance's trainers mostly work to design functional exercise programs to improve exercisers’ mental and physical strength. By creating regimens that improve endurance and physical capabilities, the team of trainers can prepare their students for specific sports or provide all-around athletic training for young athletes or anyone seeking to gain a greater degree of wellness.

23425 N 39th Dr
Glendale,
AZ
US

Heidi Lamar didn't know much about spas when she first purchased Spa Lamar. As she explained to reporters from Skin Inc., "not coming from a spa background, there were things I didn't know I couldn't do." Unhindered by industry conventions or previously fixed ideas, Heidi set about filling her 14,000-square-foot spa with innovative amenities—from a luxurious waterfall-fed pool to an onsite yoga and dance studio. She also cultivates locals instead of the typical resort crowd, banishing cacti from the decor in favor of a Caribbean-style ambiance that, as she told the Arizona Republic, caters to those who already live in Arizona and want to get away to a tropical island. Today, her media-lauded spa is the largest privately owned spa in Scottsdale and is frequented by locals, including members of the Phoenix Suns Dancers.

Before treatments that include massages, acupuncture, mani-pedis, and facials, guests garbed in fluffy complimentary robes duck into the steam room. They sample wholesome lunches and fruit plates from the tropical tea bar and relax in the sauna while waiting for a haircut or warm algae wrap. Sunbathers float around the pool on loungers, whereas others simmer in a bubbling whirlpool. Unlike many traditional spas, Spa Lamar is completely coed, making it an ideal place for couples that are on a first date or permanently trapped together inside a horse costume with a broken zipper.

4821 N Scottsdale Rd
Scottsdale,
AZ
US