These businesses are open and or offering special deals. See each business listing for details.
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
The castle is scheduled to open Thursday, August 6th, so get your tickets now! We will be new safety guidelines implemented, view them HERE.
If you are still not comfortable joining us, feel free to use this collateral & assets to keep you busy and in touch at home: Bring The Castle Home
Also view our Facebook page for updates on daily happenings and the care of animals.
9051 E Via De Ventura, Scottsdale
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Terrie Gardner by email or direct: 480-682-3660.Learn about our Partnership Program.
Hot Air Expeditions
We sure have missed seeing you up, up and away and are thrilled to announce that we are now open! We wouldn't be able to re-open unless it was safe for our guests + staff, and have implemented enhanced health + safety procedures to ensure not only is your time among the clouds a fun one, but one where we have your well-being top of mind.
For a limited time, we are offering private hot air balloon rides for $295 per person (that's a discount of up to $200 per person!) for balloon rides taken by July 31, 2020. Use promo code WEEKDAYDISTANCING at checkout when booking your private ride Monday-Friday, or promo code WEEKENDDISTANCING to save when booking your private ride Saturday-Sunday. We also still have our $40 off gift certificates sale (with no expiration dates!) running through May 31, catch this deal before it's gone! Use promo code SAVE40 at checkout.
Hop on a Virtual Hot Air Balloon Ride anytime, where Captain Tommy whisks you away over the Sonoran Desert with views for miles. Bonus: if you use the YouTube app to play the Virtual Hot Air Balloon Ride on your phone, you can change your view within the video by moving your phone side to side and up and down!
702 W Deer Valley Rd, Phoenix
Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Ride Co.
We begin to fly on Saturday the 9th and we are currently taking reservations. Phone hours are from 6AM to 5PM. We have special pricing in place through May to accommodate reopening as well as private flight requests. See website for Covid Safety Practices being implemented.
We also have our amazing gift certificate sale through Mother's Day - so take advantage for some pricing that won't expire!
Join our weekly giveaway: Rainbow Ryders Hope for New Horizons - Once a week, we will draw the name of someone who either works as a first responder, medical professional, or anyone in the grocery/pharmacy industry currently on the front lines of the pandemic and high school seniors who are missing graduation and prom, who will win a balloon ride for two for future use. Enter: https://rainbowryders.com/celebrating-the-essential/
715 E Covey Ln, Phoenix
The Dolly Steamboat
MIM -Musical Instrument Museum
We are so happy to announce our reopening on August 10th, 2020. In preparation, we have thoroughly reviewed our daily operations and implemented a number of measures to support health and safety. All guests ages 2 and up, in addition to MIM team members, will be required to wear a face mask covering their nose and mouth. Complimentary masks will be available at entry. Please visit MIM.org for full details on our safety precautions and to plan your visit.
Follow Us! We encourage you to stay engaged with MIM on social media (@MIMphx) for uplifting performances, behind-the-scenes looks at the collection, and much more. You can also keep an eye out for our newsletters that include stories of hope and music to lift spirits.
Take a virtual tour through the Brazil exhibit with curator Danile Piper: JOIN; Want to drum out some extra energy? JOIN Katie Palmer now; Enjoy a performance by Hot Tuna, LISTEN
4725 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix
WE-KO-PA GOLF CLUB
We’re doing everything we can to ensure our guests and staff have a clean and safe experience at We-Ko-Pa. See our site for tee times.
Be safe. Be smart. Hit fairways. We’ll get through this together.
18200 E Toh Vee Cir, Fort McDowell
Octane Raceway is re-opening Friday, May 22nd at 11AM! We are prepared to keep you safe so you can have a great time. You can view our re-opening plan including revised hours and new health and safety standards.
9119 E Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale
Fort McDowell Casino
The casino will open Friday, May 15th. Blackjack tables on Friday, with bingo slated to begin May 22. Operators are awaiting guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and others before starting up with poker.
The casino plans to use thermal cameras to check patrons' temperatures as they enter. Anyone registering higher than 100 degrees on those readings will require a second reading. Any staff or patron with a temperature that high will not be allowed on the property.
10424 N Fort McDowell Rd, Fort McDowell
REI Co-op Adventure Center Arizona / Desert Voyagers Guided River Tours
We are open again and offering curbside pickup for bicycle rentals. We will resume guided tours soon, see website for updates.
17465 N 93rd St, Scottsdale
DESERT DOG OFF ROAD ADVENTURES
Come and enjoy the beautiful Sonoran Desert in a Guided ATV U Drive 2 Person Sand Buggy or rent one of our Jeep Wrangles and enjoy the desert on your own. We would like to extend a 10% discount to all of our fellow Arizonians.
17212 E Shea Blvd, Fountain Hills
WANDERING HEART ADVENTURES
We are offering two tours: Grand Canyon-Sedona day tour, Verde Valley Day tour.
New Covid-19 Safety Protocols implemented include: Hand Sanitizer will be provided in each row of the vehicle; Safety masks will be provided if guests want to utilize them; Vehicle will be thoroughly sanitized between trips.; Guests will be in areas where they can practice safe social distancing; Tour Groups will be small and guests can also request private tours for an additional fee
ACROSS ARIZONA TOURS
Offering all tours. Online special rate of 10% off one-day van tours.
DETOURS American West
As of Monday May 18th 2020, DETOURS has resumed operations for group and private tours. As the situation continues to unfold, we consider our guests' and employee's safety as paramount. If you have any questions on how DETOURS plans on maintaining cleanliness and safety, please see our new guidelines in the link below. For now, public day tours will be limited to 10 or less. Thank you for your continued partnership and support!
We are open again and we can't wait to see you!
We are still offering 20% off Gift Cards (No Expiration)
Father's Day special: day BBQ packages that feed 4-6 people for $55 - 3lbs of meat (pulled port, chicken thighs or beef brisket, house made coleslaw, mequite baked beans, bread rolls and 3 BBQ sauces.
3102 S Roosevelt St, Tempe
ARIZONA OUTDOOR FUN ADVENTURES & TOURS
Stuck inside? Worried about the coronavirus? Come on out and do an ATV tour! There’s no coronavirus in the desert
35972 Old Black Canyon Hwy, Black Canyon City
WESTWIND AIR SERVICE
We are open and currently operating our tours to the Grand Canyon, Sedona and Monument Valley. As always, safety is our first priority, so we are following strict protocols in disinfecting our planes and equipment and maintaining a safe environment for our passengers and our staff.
Our current office hours are 8AM-4PM daily. People can see all our tours on our website and should call our office to make reservations as we can give them specifics on what tours we can offer right now, info on private tours, etc.
732 W Deer Valley Rd, Phoenix
We are excited to be open and welcome you back! Those visiting OdySea Aquarium are strongly encouraged to purchase their tickets online (and at a discount!) in advance. Limited capacity and timed ticketing will be strictly enforced to maintain safe social distancing practices throughout the Aquarium. Ticket entry times will be sold in 30-minute time slots and guests will be required to enter during their specific time. Online sales, time reservations and hours are available starting today at odyseaaquarium.com/tickets-savings-2/. Modified hours: Sun 9AM–6PM & Mon–Sat 9AM–7PM
If you are still unable to make it, we are bringing our underwater world you!
• Live Animal Cams
• Penguin Breakfast Call Video
• Shark Feeding on Facebook LIVE
• Lazy Sunday with a Sloth photo
• Virtual Classroom
• See What Our Animals Are Up To
And so much more, stay connection on our social feeds: Facebook & Instagram
9500 Via De Ventura #E-110, Scottsdale
We are excited to open and welcome you back! Our hours have been modified to: Sunday – Wednesday: 9AM – 5PM & Thursday – Saturday: 9AM – 6PM
There's a lot happening at Butterfly Wonderland this month. During regular admission hours and at all events, the staff is committed to providing a safe environment for all guests. To provide for social distancing, capacity will be limited. We strongly encourage guests to buy tickets online in advance to reserve your spot. All Team Members at the attractions will be wearing masks and guests are encouraged to wear masks. Additional hand sanitizers have been installed as well as many other measures to ensure guest safety. Click here for an update on what measures are being taken for guest safety and what changes to expect on your visit.
9500 Via De Ventura,Scottsdale
USS ARIZONA MEMORIAL GARDENS AT SALT RIVER
The USS Arizona Memorial Gardens at Salt River spans the exact length and width of the USS Arizona with over 1,500 commemorative columns, representing all those aboard the ship on December 7, 1941.
7455 North Pima Rd, Scottsdale
APACHE TRAIL JEEP TOURS
During the closure of Goldfield Ghost Town, guides will be meeting customers in front of the Superstition Mountain Museum which is 1.1 miles before Goldfield Ghost Town. Their address is: 4087 N. Apache Trail, Highway 88, Apache Junction, Arizona 85119
Apache Trail Tours is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace for our employees and helping our customers to do the same. As such, we are closely monitoring the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Our employees have been advised to follow the public health authorities’ guidance regarding hygiene and our rigs are regularly disinfected.
4650 E Mammoth Mine Rd, Apache Junction
HAYDEN FLOUR MILLS AT SOSSAMAN FARM
As an essential business, we are continuing to mill fresh, flavorful flours to stock your pantry. Currently, we are able to ship orders within 2-3 business days.
Baking at home? Want to know the secret to a perfectly caramelized crust? Learn the tips and tricks to the perfect loaf. Check out our easy-to-follow Simple Artisan Bread recipe
22100 S Sossaman Rd,Queen Creek
BOYCE THOMPSON ARBORETUM
Boyce Thompson Arboretum is committed to providing a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone who visits.
• Visitation is limited to 500 people per day, first-come, first-served. Members and visitors may make reservations by phone
• No more than twenty-five (25) guests will be allowed entry each half-hour. The Arboretum is open daily from 8 am to 5 pm. Last entry is at 4 pm. (Special srping hours: May 1-17, 6AM-5PM)
• Public bathrooms will be closed. Portable toilets are available. All buildings, including the Visitor’s Center and gift shop, will be closed.
All guided walks, tours, activities, events, and programs are cancelled until further notice. Boyce Thompson Arboretum encourages all community members to follow the advice of the CDC when choosing whether to visit any outdoor venue.
37615 Arboretum Way, Superior
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
Effective June 1, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport will require all employees and members of the public entering public airport facilities to wear a face covering. This includes the terminals, the Rental Car Center, the PHX Sky Train®, and Airport buses. In concert with major airlines, the TSA, airports across the country including Denver, Seattle, LAX, New York’s JFK, Boston Logan, Miami, and even companies such as Uber, everyone in public airport facilities will be required to cover their noses and mouths. Travelers, employees, and those visiting the airport should bring their own mask to wear throughout the airport. Several airport stores are currently selling facial coverings with more stores to offer additional options soon.
Are you looking for some fun, learning activities that will keep your kids busy on days you’re cooped up inside? Well, check out our own Phoenix Sky Harbor website. Challenge your children with intriguing word searches, word scrambles and word matches. We’ve also added new coloring pages. Enrich your family’s summer by clicking on the website LINK.
Canyon Lake Marina and Campground
We are still open, current reservations are being honored and we are still taking future reservations.
• We will no longer be offering camps sites to walk-in customers (reservations only)
• All sites will now carry a 2 night minimum
• All camp sites must have no more than 5 people per site
• Our office hours will be 10AM-3PM
• Campers may use our private launch ramp. The ramp is closed to “day launches”
• As of 4-3-2020 all USFS public areas on the lake are closed.
16802 NE Highway 88, Tortilla Flat
We are offering deals and discounts during this difficult time for immediate transportation needs. As of now discounts can be applied through the end of May, which will be extended depending on the closure throughout the US.
We have waived all drop fees for cars rented at Enterprise Rent-A-Car and National Car Rental through April 30th.
For now, we are working on a “delivery/collection” method. Most locations will offer to deliver the vehicle to your business or home, and then collect it when you are done using it. This will limit the contact between parties and help support social distancing. To decrease our touch points with the public keeping our customers and our employees safe, we have temporarily closed many of our local rental branches, Mesa rental branches open at this time: Alma School and Broadway & Baseline and Mesa Dr.
Video West Inc.
We are available to assist with Live Stream and In-Studio Video Production at this time. Call for details and scheduling. Platforms include: Zoom, DaCast, GoToMeeting, Skype, FaceTime, Facebook and YouTube Live
570 W Southern Ave, Tempe
Effective July 6, the Zoo will be closing to the public. the Zoo's socially distanced experience, Cruise the Zoo drive-thru, we will continue to offer this as an option to see our beautiful grounds and amazing animals. The next opportunity to Cruise the Zoo is August 6 – 10, and all details can be found on our website.
The Zoo is providing educational, fun, unique content and behind-the-scenes access to animals, keepers and the staff who keep the Zoo running even while the physical grounds are closed to the public. On the Digital Safari page you will find links to exclusive YouTube videos, blog posts, photos, animals facts and activities to keep the kiddos busy while stuck at home. Tune in every day at 1 p.m. for new content! This may include Facebook Live, Instagram Live, new videos and photos, new blog posts and exciting activities!
455 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix
Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West
Closed until further notice. Join us on Facebook daily for video tours and insights. The Foundation also created a 3D virtual tour of Taliesin West, the winter home and desert laboratory of Wright, in Scottsdale. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is the first Wright building to be made freely available online using this technology, and can be accessed by visiting https://franklloydwright.org/3dlab/.
12345 N Taliesin Dr, Scottsdale
Arizona Goat Yoga
Goldfield Ghost Town and Mine Tour
For the safety of our guests and staff we have made the decision to close down all the Ghost Town stores and attractions.
4650 E Mammoth Mine Rd, Apache Junction
MILD TO WILD RAFTING TOURS
Closed for this season, we hope to see you next spring!
4400 N Scottsdale Rd #734, Scottsdale
Barleens Dinner Show
We have discontinued our 2020 season until further notice. The Barleen Family thanks you for your continued support and understanding during this evolving and unprecedented situation.
2275 E Old West Hwy, Apache Junction
AZ Salt River Rafting
Unfortunately we have suspended our tours for this season. Plan to join us next spring and mark white water rafting off your bucket list.
Hwy 60 & the Salt River, Globe
Cloth and Flame
No new Dining Events will be announced until at least May 5, 2020.
Riverbound Sports Paddle Co.
All Tonto National Park developed recreation sites are to remain closed until June 30th, 2020. Purchases can still be made online or in the shop by appointment. Save 10% Off Riverbound Gift Cards online by entering "rpc-giftcards10" at checkout. Gift cards are good for merchandise, rentals, & lessons and do not have an expiration date.
1425 E University Dr, #B-102, Tempe