Summer in Scottsdale: It’s that Hot!


A refined Sonoran Desert setting, outstanding accommodations in all price points, and robust air-service offerings are just a few of the reasons why meeting planners and their groups love Scottsdale—even in the summer! While it’s true that Scottsdale summers are triple-digit, fry-an-egg-on-the-sidewalk, stick-your-head-in-the-freezer hot, we think you’ll find that it’s still a great time to meet in our sunny corner of the Southwest—here’s why!

Scottsdale Sizzling Summer Rebates

Experience Scottsdale has partnered with more than 25 of our best hotels and resorts to create the Scottsdale Sizzling Summer Rebates program to boost your ROI and save you up to $5,000. This tiered program, available for programs booked through summer 2022, is based on actualized rooms—the more rooms you book, the more you save!

Cool Accommodations & Facilities

With accommodations and meeting facilities under one roof at resorts like the Scottsdale Marriott McDowell Mountains, Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch, your attendees can stay cool and comfortable from guest room to meeting room.

Unique Indoor Venues 

Scottsdale’s climate-controlled indoor venues include award-winning museums, private airplane hangars, an aquarium and performing arts theaters. All are spacious enough to host networking receptions, dinners and theme events of all sizes.

Beat-The-Heat Activities 

From exciting outdoor activities that take advantage of the day’s cooler hours to indoor adventures that make the most of air-conditioned comfort, it’s easy to have fun in Scottsdale while beating the summer heat. Popular options include sun-up hikes and tee times, indoor rock climbing and sky diving, and retail therapy at Scottsdale Fashion Square, the Southwest’s largest shopping destination.

Chill Break Options

Scottsdale’s renowned chefs are dishing up “chill” breaks to keep your group cool between meetings. Guests can create a custom aromatherapy blend using cooling oils like peppermint, eucalyptus and lemongrass; enjoy homemade gelato in exotic flavors like prickly pear; or belly up to the lemonade bar for summer’s classic drink paired with zesty lemon shortbread bars and frozen fruit pops. To find out more about Scottsdale’s Sizzling Summer Rebate Program and to start planning your next successful program, visit