Best Pool Parties in Scottsdale 2015

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Voted 2014 Best Pool Party
-Phoenix New Times Critic’s Choice

This is how you party in the desert! Scottsdale’s favorite pool party to “see and be seen” is heading back to Talking Stick Resort™. Our amazing summer pool party series, Release, is the perfect way to celebrate the weekend in style. Enjoy drink specials, promotional giveaways, cabana rentals and more. Don’t miss poolside performances by the best DJs from Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Diego, Miami, San Francisco, and all over the world. Get ready to Play In Style!™

Live DJ’s from 11am – 6pm
Release Pool Parties are from 11am – 6pm Saturdays & Sundays through September.
** Hours may vary on concert nights
Cover Charge varies on holidays and special events.
Must be 21 years of age or older to attend.

COME PREPARED – HERE’S THE DRESS CODE: Fashionable swim attire
PROPER RESORT ATTIRE REQUIRED: Please wear your swim cover up, shirt, and shoes while walking to and from the pool. Thank you!

After the party, keep the action going at the Phoenix area’s hottest casino and slots or enjoy one of Talking Stick Resort’s award winning dining choices like Ocean Trail™ or grab some sushi from the Blue Coyote Café™. Come visit Talking Stick Resort for your summer pool party, Release, only at Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale.


Cabanas and Bottle Service – see cabana rental pricing and details
Cabanas and Daybeds are in high-demand, so those interested should book early by contacting Reservations at 1 (866) 877-9897.
Cabana rentals are first come first serve
Any cabanas not occupied by 1:00pm are subject to resale
Must be 21 years of age or older to attend



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WET DECK at W Scottsdale

Day or night, W Scottsdale’s WET pool deck is open 24/7 for your dipping pleasure! Join us for a swim, or hang out at our iconic rooftop WET pool, where we offer a fun sunbathing atmosphere! During the weekends, our DJ spins the hottest beats from 12PM to 6PM.

WET pool is located on the second floor of W Scottsdale, perched dramatically above the hotel entrance with four large portholes on the bottom, allowing sneaky, cheeky peek-a-boos from below. Our WET pool features underwater lighting and music, and water heated or cooled as necessary. You’ll never want to come out of the water or leave the stylish pool scene!

A seasonal, open-air destination, Sunset Lawn is situated amongst cabanas, daybeds and lounging pods. Want some exclusive fun in the sun? Reserve one of our 13 private cabanas, complete with flat panel TV, individually controlled sound, personal services and High Speed Internet Access. Feeling a snack attack? Keep lounging on that deckchair; we’ll bring you food and beverages from the Sunset Lawn poolside bar so you don’t have to lift a toe.

Note: W Scottsdale has a limited amount of lounge chairs available. Lounge chairs are available on a first come first serve basis and for hotel guests only. 


All cabana rentals come with 10 wristbands for entry, bucket of bottled wateres and a fresh fruit plate.

Daybed rentals come with 6 wristbands for entry.

Sunday – Friday

Mega Cabanas: $500 for hotel and non-hotel guests and requires a minimum food and beverage spend of $500. The $500 is before tax and gratuity.

Cabanas: $300 for hotel guests, $400 for non-hotel guests.

Daybeds: $200 for hotel and non-hotel guests


Mega Cabanas: $1,000 for hotel and non-hotel guets and requires a minimum food and beverage spend of $1,000. The $1,000 is before tax and gratuity.

Cabanas: $350 for hotel guests, $450 for non-hotel guests.


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OH Pool Bar + Cabanas at Hotel Valley Ho features handcrafted cocktails, fresh cuisine from the pool kitchen, and private cabanas. Downtown Scottsdale offers the perfect setting for lounge lazing and pool partying. Enjoy the retro-inspired martini-glass-and-olive design, nifty chaise lounges, and shaded bar and table seating. Aside from the main pool, there’s also a fire pit and two hot tubs with water features.

The OH Pool has been voted one of the “World’s Coolest Pools” by Travel + Leisure, Best Party Resort Pool by Arizona Foothills, and Best Cabana byThe Arizona Republic.



Non-hotel-registered guests are welcome for dining and cabana rentals Sunday through Friday,
but the pool area is fully reserved for hotel registered guests only on Saturdays and holiday weekends
in the summer to limit potential overcrowding. Reserve your room online or at 480.248.2000.


Happy Hour Fridays
Unwind poolside with live bands performing from 3:00-6:00, March through July 3.
Enjoy food specials from 10:00-5:00 and drink specials from 10:00-6:00,
including select cocktails for $6, $4 beer, and $16 beer pails (through September).

Session Saturdays
Book a room and kick back with DJ beats from 1:30-5:30, May through September.
Enjoy food specials from 10:00-5:00 and drink specials from 10:00-6:00,
including select cocktails for $6, $4 beer, and $16 beer pails.

Recovery Sundays
Sunday is your day to recover and relax!
Enjoy a poolside cabana for 25% off the regular price and get a recovery kit.
We’re also serving up eight different cocktail specials every Sunday for $6 each,
along with Chicken Mole Tacos and Green Chile Pork Fajitas for $5 each.
Cool off with a select beer for $4 each or $16 for a bucket of five.
Check out the full list of Recovery Sundays offerings, including
brunch and live music at ZuZu and a VH Spa package.
*Cabana discount not available holiday weekends.

*Entertainment times and performers subject to change.

OH Pool on Facebook | Cabana Rentals | OH Pool Menu




Saturday, September 5 | DJ Mr. P-Body
Sunday, September 6 | DJ Adrian Michaels
Saturday, September 12 | DJ Mr. P-Body
Saturday, September 19 | DJ Design
Saturday, September 26 | DJ Mr. P-Body


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SWIN SOCIAL at The Saguaro

The brightly decorated Saguaro hotel hosts Swim Social Weekends during the summer, providing a vibrant yet relaxed atmosphere at the main Picante Pool.

On Saturdays, the day starts off with water aerobics at 11 a.m. Then from 1 to 7 p.m., DJ Al Page plays soul, ’60s and surf music. Cool off with homemade paletas from Distrito and spiked lemonade, and stay protected with an application from the sunscreen station. From 5 to 7 p.m., “mermaids” and synchronized swimmers provide a whimsical end to the day.

Swim Social Sundays, presented by Psyko Steve, features DJs Sean Watson, Hartbreaks and other guests DJs. Poolside cocktails include the Tincho Cocktail, a blend of white wine and lime over ice, and the Philadelphia Fish House Punch, featuring dark rum, peach brandy, cognac, tea, lemon and spiced sugar. If you’re hungry, try the strawberry salad, shrimp ceviche or mahi-mahi tacos.

There are plenty of comfortable lounge chairs, as well as several daybeds and cabanas for rent. Prices start at $200 on the weekends for the daybeds and cabanas. The cabanas are secluded in their own corner for extra privacy.

Details: 1-7 p.m. Saturdays, 2-9 p.m. Sundays. The Saguaro, 4000 N. Drinkwater Blvd., Scottsdale. 480-308-1100,

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