Looking to cool down from the triple digit heat but don’t want to spend another Saturday cooped up in an air conditioned living room watching Netflix? Head to one of these venues for some sweet relief from the blistering heat of Arizona summers.
Release at Talking Stick Resort
The Release Pool Party offers a relaxing vibe without all the frills and nationally known DJs. Enjoy the UV exposure while lounging on comfy chaise lounges sipping on a cocktail. There’s a new DJ every Friday and Saturday, drink specials and promotional giveaways for the 21-and-over crowd. Release is free for all resort guests (except for some performances) and non-guests pay from $0 to $45 depending on the DJ. After the party you can hit the hotel’s casino or have dinner at one of the resort’s restaurants.
Looking for a Vegas-style pool party but don’t want to make the trip to Nevada? Maya Dayclub is the place for you! This ultra lux beach club features lush cabanas and daybeds with sets by some of the biggest DJs in the country. There are two large bars that flank the pool with the DJ booth on a platform in front of the central bar overlooking the pool. Tickets range from $10 to $20 and doors open at noon every Saturday and Sunday. Get ready for the best off-strip pool party experience the valley has to offer.
W Scottsdale is the place to see and be seen. It features a sleek rooftop pool with an energetic atmosphere to mix and mingle every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday with a DJ spinning from 12PM to 6PM and 9PM to 2AM. WET is one of the best pools in Scottsdale, featuring underwater lighting and music and water heated or cooled as necessary. The parties are open to the public with a cover charge for non-guests.
Make sure to plan ahead and buy your ticket prior to the event and check the dress code. Cool down and have some fun in the sun!