The City of Tempe knows groups are looking for a fun and convenient destination with a range of comfortable accommodations. The Tempe Tourism Office is available to assist in planning itineraries, gathering rate information, scheduling FAM tours and site visits, and providing professional advice to ensure a fantastic stay. Get started with theater performances, local eateries, hiking trails, spring training games and shopping destinations.
“Tempe, Arizona, is an excellent choice for group travel,” said James Tevault, director of sales for Tempe Tourism Office. “Tempe is known for lots of sunshine, the beautiful Sonoran Desert landscape, an active downtown and one of the largest college campuses in the United States, along with a variety of hotels and off-site venues.”
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Noted in Art in America as “the single most impressive venue for contemporary art in Arizona,” the ASU Art Museum exhibits contemporary artists, with a focus on Latin American art. The museum hosts group tours, and houses the largest collection of Cuban art in the U.S. and an award-winning print collection. Exhibitions change seasonally, and admission is always complimentary.
Desert Belle Cruises have been plowing the waters of Saguaro Lake for more than 50 years. Relax in comfort and see exotic Arizona wildlife, towering canyon walls and dramatic desert vistas. Witness the flora and fauna first-hand as the group navigates pristine Sonoran Desert canyons. Private group cruises are available for up to 125 passengers.
Serving classic meals done right, Culinary Dropout has a laid-back vibe in The Yard at Farmer Arts District. Favorites include pretzels and fondue, meatloaf and Arizona-famous fried chicken drizzled with honey. Thirsty? Wash it all down with a craft beer or house-made cocktail and enjoy yard games and live music. Group capacity ranges from small gatherings to full buyouts.
Tour Four Peaks Brewing Company’s original brewery housed inside a 100-year-old former creamery and ice factory. Each tour showcases the history and gives an in-depth overview of the brewing process.Also arrange a group gathering at the Wilson Tasting Room, a Four Peaks event space that can accommodate 40–250 people. The Tap Room bar has a full view of the production facility.