The Road to the Final Four heads to Phoenix, March 31 - April 3, 2017
Come for the games & stay to play.
The 2017 NCAA Final Four® semifinals and national championship games at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale may be the main attractions, but there’s plenty more for sports fans, music fans and families to see and do while they’re in town.
Don’t miss your chance to see the best matchups of the season. Get your game tickets now before they’re gone. Buy Tickets Now!
The games are only part of the fun. All weekend long, enjoy incredible fan events happenings. From concerts and youth clinics to exciting fan experiences and exhibitions, it’s three days of total fandemonium. See All Events
This interactive sports “extravaganza” includes basketball courts for exhibitions and fan games, hands-on championship experiences in other NCAA sports (baseball, soccer, lacrosse and hockey, just to name a few), youth clinics, great interactive games brought to you by NCAA sponsors, and activities.
This special FREE concert series takes place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday over the Final Four Weekend and this year's performers include Chainsmokers, Aerosmith, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and more.
Join us as each of the Final Four teams conducts an open practice at the University of Phoenix Stadium. The practices and parking are FREE and open to the public and provide an opportunity for all fans to see all of the teams in action.
This unique event takes place on Final Four weekend. Thousands of children (registered online) will be given their very own official NCAA basketball and will dribble it along a route all the way to the entrance of Fan Fest.
While you're in Glendale, discover the many restaurants and things to do near Glendale’s arena.
Start Planning Your Trip
Your favorite teams aren’t the only ones who come here to play. Arizona is an incredible playground of family-friendly fun and exciting places awaiting discovery. Spend a few extra days exploring our unmatched wonders, incredible food, world-class resorts and unique arts and entertainment.
See & Do
With so many amazing attractions all around the state, picking which ones to see is a challenge of Grand Canyon proportions. To help you out, we’ve highlighted the top places to see and things to do while you’re here. Check it out
Our fabulous partner hotels and resorts are ready to welcome you to Arizona with utmost luxury and comfort.
ALL-SUITE LUXURY WITHIN A DESERT OASIS
Voted the Number One Staycation Spot in Arizona, Arizona Grand Resort & Spa is our state’s only AAA Four Diamond all-suite resort. Nestled at the base of America’s largest urban park and wilderness preserve, Arizona Grand features spacious one and two-bedroom suites, the 7-acre Oasis Water Park with legendary 8-story thrill sides, a winding lazy river, giant wave pool and 25-person hot tub, a 20,000 sq ft athletic club & spa, 18-hole championship golf course and 6 unique dining venues. Fans of all ages will enjoy the ultimate #GrandStyle Final Four Staycation.
AN UPSCALE RESORT IN THE HEART OF SCOTTSDALE
Located only minutes from downtown Scottsdale, Arizona and twelve miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, the DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Paradise Valley – Scottsdale offers a warm welcome and a comfortable stay, in tranquil surroundings. Relax and recharge in our beautifully landscaped property, surrounded by lavish courtyards, cactus and tropical palm trees.
A MAGICAL RESORT IN RED ROCK COUNTRY
Whether it’s for a family vacation, couples getaway, or focus-driven executive meeting, our southwest resort and hotel offers a seemingly infinite collection of world-class amenities paired with stunning views. This Sedona luxury resort also offers delicious dining, spa services and beautiful hiking trails that stretch on for miles.
A CENTRALLY LOCATED BOUTIQUE HOTEL
Experience a sense of community and discovery at FOUND:RE Phoenix, downtown’s newest art boutique restaurant and hotel. FOUND:RE curates the best in local art in our galleries and public spaces, locally sourced ingredients on our menus, and urban industrial furnishings and fixtures forged in the minds of local artisans and designers.
WAKE UP WITH THE GRAND CANYON
For guests seeking a contemporary lodging option on the Grand Canyon’s South Rim, Kachina lodge is a great choice. The recently upgraded guest rooms have a comfortable ambiance and feature modern amenities. Our prominent location means guests are within walking distance of the rim, restaurants, gifts shops, Kolb Studio, Verkamp’s Visitor Center, and the Bright Angel Trail Head.
Pick a Trip
With so many amazing attractions all around the state, picking which ones to see is a challenge of Grand Canyon proportions. To help you out, we’ve highlighted the top places to see and things to do while you’re here.