Entertainment Venues

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Residents of North Phoenix are typically 30 to 50 minutes from the main sports and entertainment complexes in Central Phoenix, Glendale and Scottsdale, including several theaters and music venues, University of Phoenix Stadium (Cardinals football), Talking Stick Arena (Suns, Mercury, Rattlers) and Gila River Arena (Coyotes hockey).

Here are a few of the nearby entertainment venues:

AMC Movie Theatre – Deer Valley

Movie theater in a shopping plaza at the southwest corner of I-17 and the Loop 101.

Harkins Theater – Norterra

Movie theater in the Norterra shopping center at the northeast corner of Happy Valley Road and I-17.

ProMusica Arizona

Founded in 2003, ProMusica Arizona (PMAZ) aims to enrich lives in the greater Phoenix area, with focus on the North Valley, through innovative, joint performances of its multigenerational chorale and orchestra. The non-profit organization has more than 100 musicians and singers. Performances are held at various venues, including the Orpheum Theatre, Herberger Theater Center, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, Camelback Bible Church, American Lutheran Church of Sun City and Boulder Creek Performing Arts Center.

Starlight Community Theater

This non-profit community theater is dedicated to providing live theater to entertain and enrich the community and encourage youth and adult participation by providing growth and educational opportunities through a variety of theatrical experiences, both on and off stage.

Wet ‘n’ Wild Water Park

Wet ’n’ Wild lays claim to being the largest theme park in Arizona. It has everything you'd expect in a water park: waterslides, waterslides for giant inner tubes that take the whole family at once, and ... did we say waterslides? There are sections specifically for younger kids, too. Open seasonally.

NoPho Events

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