Adult Birthday Party Activities in Scottsdale, Arizona

Your birthday is here and that’s a reason to celebrate! If you’re looking for birthday party activities in Scottsdale, Arizona, you’re in the right place.

With its sunny weather, beautiful desert landscapes, and variety of unique activities, Scottsdale offers fun for all ages and interests. You can take a desert ATV tour, party by the pool, explore the city’s history, or dine on delicious southwestern eats. And that’s just the start.

Here are birthday party activity ideas for the ultimate getaway in Scottsdale!

Play Golf

If golf is your game, then Scottsdale is your place. The weather is warm and sunny year-round in this Arizona city, making it a perfect destination for world-class golf. The greater Phoenix area boasts 200+ golf courses, so no matter what kind of course you’re in the mood for, you’ll find it in Scottsdale.

We recommend Grayhawk Golf Club, TPC Scottsdale, or Desert Canyon Golf Club, but you really can’t go wrong with any of Scottsdale’s courses. So grab your clubs, gather your friends, and celebrate another trip around the sun by playing a few rounds of golf! Even though Scottsdale is known for golf, there is so much more to do! Read on or check out this post for more activity ideas.

Party with the Cabana Boys or Cabana Girls

No Scottsdale birthday bash is complete without a party with the Cabana Boys or Cabana Girls! During your trip, you may want to plan a private pool party, house party, game night, or other event. That’s where the Cabana Boys and Cabana Girls come in. These lovely ladies and handsome gentlemen will serve as your personal bartenders, drink servers, party hosts, game organizers, Spotify DJs, and more. They don’t provide adult entertainment, but they do know how to throw a party, and they’ll make your event even more fun – guaranteed! Learn more about the Cabana Boys and Cabana Girls

Go on a Hike

With 200+ miles of trails, Scottsdale offers a wealth of outdoor activities, and access to some of the best hiking in the Southwest! For an easy walk, take a stroll at Papago Park to check out the Double Butte Loop Trail or Hole in the Rock. For a more challenging hike, take one of the various trails up Camelback Mountain to see sweeping views of the city and landscape beyond. Just make sure to bring plenty of water and prepare for that Arizona sun! 

Take an ATV Tour

For more of a thrill that will get your adrenaline pumping, take an ATV tour! Marvel at sweeping panoramic vistas, rugged canyons, and unique geological formations of the beautiful Sonoran Desert. Keep an eye out for wildlife as you cruise through the great outdoors. We recommend Desert Dog Offroad Adventures, AZ ATV, or Desert Monsters Tours!

Photo courtesy of Desert Dog Offroad Adventures

Visit the Desert Botanic Garden

This enchanting 140-acre garden is a must-see when visiting Scottsdale! Located in Papago Park, the Desert Botanic Garden is home to 50,000 desert plants that grow amongst the red rocks. Be amazed by towering saguaro cacti, vibrant succulents, and colorful wildflowers as you walk the garden paths. 

Ride the Old Town Party Bus

Hop on the Old Town Party Bus for the perfect pregame to a day or night out in Scottsdale. But this isn’t your regular party bus experience. The Old Town Party Bus experience comes with two Cabana Boys, who are at your service. They’ll serve you drinks, take pictures, host party games, and bring the energy. It’s BYOB, but the Cabana Boys will provide cups, game ideas, good vibes, and fire DJ skills. The bus will pick you up in Old Town, stop halfway through at a bar to score some drink specials, and then drop you off again in Old Town. Learn more about the Old Town Party Bus!

Enjoy Brews and Food

Scottsdale is a food-lovers paradise. You can try modern Mexican, upscale steak houses, delicious pizza, and international cuisine all in this vibrant city. Try Pizzeria Bianco for wood-fired pizzas, Bacanora for Mexican, or Lom Wang for Thai cuisine. Check out this city’s directory for even more restaurant options.

And when you’re thirsty or want to relax with a cold one, Scottsdale has you covered there too. Check out one of the local bars, or follow the Scottsdale Ale Trail to try the best breweries in historic Old Town.

Go to a Museum

Scottsdale has a rich history and offers many fascinating museums. If you want to learn more about the city’s past, check out Scottsdale’s Museum of the West where you’ll learn about the art, culture, and history of 19 states in the American West. You can also pay a visit to the Scottsdale Rodeo Museum or McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park.

Experience the Nightlife

When you’re ready to dance the night away and celebrate your birthday in style, you’ll want to experience Scottsdale’s nightlife scene. This desert city knows how to have a good time! From lively bars to upscale clubs and chic lounges, the options are practically endless. While Old Town is renowned for its vibrant nightlife scene, the entire Phoenix area offers nightlife options to match whatever vibe you’re in the mood for. Check out Riot House, Maya Day and Night, or any of the many establishments in Scottsdale. 

Take a Day Trip

Scottsdale is ideally located for a day trip to several other amazing destinations. Explore the famous red rocks of Sedona, marvel at the Grand Canyon, or discover the history of Montezuma Castle National Monument. Drive just a couple of hours, and you can spend the day at any of these sites. Fuel up in town, hit the open road, and let the adventure unfold!

Birthday Party Activities in Scottsdale, Arizona

Scottsdale is the perfect destination to celebrate, and these birthday party activities in Scottsdale are just the beginning. Whether you choose to indulge in outdoor adventures, explore the dining scene, immerse yourself in the city’s exciting nightlife, or embark on day trips to nearby destinations, Scottsdale offers endless possibilities to celebrate. No matter what age you’re turning, Scottsdale has everything you need for an unforgettable birthday party. 

But you can celebrate more than just birthdays in Scottsdale! Check out this post for the ultimate guide to planning a bachelor party in Scottsdale. 

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