The city’s beating heart is Scottsdale’s Old Town. In 1888, it was here that U.S. Army Chaplain Winfield Scott planted his agricultural roots, and it was here that Scottsdale residents and industries thrived for decades. Old Town Scottsdale’s numerous walkable “districts” are now destinations for the city’s various businesses.
There are nearly 100 fantastic dining and nightlife opportunities, as well as popular shopping and lifestyle destinations.
In just one glance at Old Town Scottsdale, it’s easy to see why the city’s core is so special. An eclectic array of stores, bars, galleries, and nightclubs, as well as modern public art works and historic sites from the late 1880s, are nestled within nine walkable neighbourhoods. Old Town’s one-of-a-kind flair comes from its effortless mix of trendy modern services and Old West elegance, making it a must-see on every Scottsdale itinerary.
You will visit nine conveniently walkable districts with art galleries, stores, bars, museums, and nightclubs in a little more than one square mile.
After midnight, the district’s laid-back daytime vitality bursts, with star DJs, live bands, and master mixologists showcasing their skills at upscale nightclubs and bars. A swanky boutique bowling club with craft drinks and bottle service is also available.
Scottsdale Fashion Square
Fashion Square is the biggest shopping venue in the Southwest, with over 200 upscale stores, a Harkins luxury theater, and numerous restaurants.
The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art and Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts are also located inside the park’s 21 acres of green lawns and public art.
Fifth Avenue Shopping District
There are hundreds of exclusive stores, award-winning restaurants, and the famed Bob Parks Horse Fountain in this long-time local favorite.
Historic Old Town
This historic section of Old Town is lively and wacky, with an Old West feel. Western-wear boutiques, Native American jewelry, and heritage sites are only a handful of the attractions.
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Brown & Stetson
Restaurants, pubs, and various hair salons can be found in this mixed-use area, which can come in handy if you’re considering a night out in the Entertainment District.
This area is home to fine art galleries, wine tasting rooms, the Scottsdale Museum of the West, the Scottsdale Artists’ School, and the Thursday night ArtWalk.
On the banks of the Arizona Canal, these neighborhoods are home to some of the city’s most famous restaurants and boutiques.
Scottsdale, Arizona is full of amazing historical landmarks that help to make our city an amazing, culturally rich city:
- Scottsdale Grammar School, also called The Little Red Schoolhouse
- George Ellis House
- Louise Lincoln Kerr House
- McCormick Stillman Railroad Park
- The Valley Field Riding and Polo Club of Scottsdale
- Roald Amundsen Pullman Private Railroad Car
- Historic Taliesin West
- Main Street Arts District
All of these wonderful landmarks are located just a short distance from our location at 7106 East Main Street! Stop by for a visit anytime!