Desert Ridge to Host Free eSports Showcase March 2


Desert Ridge Marketplace is hosting an eSports competition and bringing favorite childhood games to a massive LED display. They have teamed up with Bravous Youth Sports League, Arizona’s first youth eSports association, to host the ultimate free eSports Showcase Saturday, March 2, from 11am to 1pm at the District Stage. Gamers will be able to […]

Pigtails Cocktail Bar is Now Open at Desert Ridge


A speak-easy style craft cocktail concept joined its sister concept, The Whining Pig Beer & Wine Bar, in The District at Desert Ridge Marketplace. Pigtails Cocktail Bar features plush seating, a living wall covered by real plants, shiplap walls with copper detailing, a “secret” bookshelf exit and a raw oyster bar (opening March 2019). Mixologists […]

AMC Desert Ridge 18 Unveils Renovations – Hosts DORY AFTER DARK Double Feature June 16


Just in time for the summer blockbuster season, Valley movie-goers looking to beat the heat are in for a special treat as AMC Theatres at Desert Ridge Marketplace officially unveils its extensive renovations that will significantly enhance the movie-going experience. Kicking the season off is Dory After Dark, a double feature of Finding Nemo followed […]

Malloween At Desert Ridge Offers Family-Friendly Trick-or-Treat


Pint-sized witches, ghosts and pumpkins are invited to head out to Desert Ridge Marketplace for its “Malloween” event. The event offers Valley families a fun and safe alternative to traditional door-to-door trick-or-treating. The event provides a not-so-spooky, little-bit-kooky Halloween experience, especially for younger trick-or-treaters. With store-to-store trick-or-treating, Halloween music and plenty of prizes, along with […]

Make A Splash This Month At Desert Ridge


Desert Ridge Marketplace continues its “Summer Splash Tuesdays” this month, giving kids (and parents) a free and fun event to enjoy every Tuesday, through July 21, from 11am-12:30pm. Children can make their summer memorable by meeting their favorite characters ranging from fairy princesses such as Elsa and Cinderella, along with superheroes like Batman and Spider […]

Citywide Chalk Art Festival Returns April 18


Vestar and the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance are inviting artists to hit the pavement – with chalk. On Saturday, April 18, over a dozen artists will participate in the second annual Vestar Chalk Art Festival. From 11am-6pm, the public can watch professional artists create eight-foot murals in a variety of themes throughout each […]

Let It Snow!


Desert Ridge Marketplace transforms into a winter wonderland in the desert throughout December!Bring the family out for a Snow Day with 35 tons of snow on December 8 from 10am-1pm at the Sandbar parking lot; enjoy story time (hot chocolate and cookies included!) with PBS at the District Stage December 5, 12 and 19; and gather round […]