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Scottsdale News And Events Heading Into The Month Of July

What's Happening In July 2023

Last month, we gave you the latest updates about events and goings-on in Scottsdale for June 2023. And we're doing the same as we head into July. As we've mentioned, we're constantly posting up-to-date, relevant content here on LUXE BLOG. Whether you're here to learn about real estate, catch up with local events, or tap into our connections and expertise, we're happy to have you. So, let's get into the latest news.

City Achievements

Scottsdale has been awarded the Gold Certification in the What Works Cities program. The city has consistently demonstrated an impressive use of data to inform policy decisions, allocate funding, and enhance resident engagement.

  • Recognition by Bloomberg Philanthropies
  • Progress from Honor Roll (2018) to Gold (2023)
  • Short-term Rental Resource Center for resident assistance
  • Notable efforts in water resource management

Let's take this moment to appreciate Scottsdale's commitment to improving its services through data-driven strategies.

Sorso Wine Bar.

Sorso Wine Bar In Scottsdale Quarter

July 4th Celebrations

Scottsdale's 10th annual 4th of July Celebration promises live entertainment and fun.

  • Fireworks display
  • Family-friendly activities
  • Zero waste aim in partnership with Recycled City

Remember, is your source for more information and tickets.

City Information For Independence Day

July 4 is Independence Day, and most city offices and facilities will be closed. Take note of these changes:

  • McDowell Sonoran Preserve closure from noon July 4
  • Use of fireworks restricted in specific areas
  • Firework safety information available

Unique Events & Activities

There's always something exciting happening in Old Town, and this month is no different.

  • "The Fruit of the Poisonous Tree" crime story presentation (June 27)
  • McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park's "Red, White and Choo Choo" (July 3)
  • Western Spirit's summer activities are every Tuesday and Wednesday
  • Scottsdale ArtWalk every Thursday, 7-9 p.m.
  • Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts diverse events

Also Read: All About Scottsdale Quarter – Premier Shopping, Dining, & Living

Photo of Los Palomas in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Los Palomas In McCormick Ranch

Improving Scottsdale's Senior Services

Scottsdale Senior Services is on a mission to enrich experiences at both the Granite Reef and Via Linda senior centers. They highly value your thoughts and suggestions:

  • Call for Input: The city of Scottsdale is keen to hear your thoughts on various offerings, including programs, events, and workshops. You're welcome to participate in an online survey or give your feedback directly at the centers.
  • Reintroduction of Saturday Service: Big news! Starting from Saturday, July 8, both Granite Reef and Via Linda senior centers will reopen for Saturday hours, from 8 a.m. to noon. This is a welcome shift after the weekend closures enforced during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Discover more about Scottsdale Senior Services here.

Recognition For Excellence In Financial Reporting

Scottsdale has achieved its 50th consecutive Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. This recognition demonstrates the city's commitment to transparent financial management.

Thank You for Reading

Obviously, there is a TON more happening. The other day, we went to launch at True Food in Scottsdale Quarter and posted some great photos and info. Also, the Scottsdale Road & Loop 101 Corridor is getting more exciting as Portico broke ground, Optima McDowell Mountain Village could start taking reservations in the fall, and the area as a whole is growing. If you enjoyed this latest information, we invite you to come back in the future. Real estate isn't just about finding the right property. It's about finding the right INFO and CONNECTIONS. We hope to connect with you. And help you achieve great things in Arizona. See you next time.

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