Curiosity is part of human nature and we all admire the rich and famous. But some of us “self proclaimed junior paparazzi’s” will stop at nothing to track down celebrities for autographs or get a picture with one of these famous figures. L.A. and New York City are known for being celebrity hot spots, but Phoenix and Scottsdale are crawling with celebrities as well. Many stars find these highly luxurious areas attractive because of the R&R, sunshine, and great food and drinks.There are some specific places in Phoenix and Scottsdale where you can rub shoulders with your favorite celebrity. We’ll pin them down for you here.
Resorts around the Valley are the perfect spot for celebrity sightings. The Arizona Biltmore is one of the finest resorts in Arizona, boasting 39 acres of gardens, swimming pools, lounge areas, and stunning views of Camelback Mountain. These amenities and many more are part of the reason out of town celebrities like to stay here when visiting. Another high-class resort you can catch celebrities kicking back in style is at the Ritz Carlton, located in Phoenix. This beautiful hotel is nestled in the heart of the city’s high class shopping and dinning areas, making it another attractive place for celebrities to stay.
Often times when we think of the rich and the famous we envision their expensive clothes, jewelry, and accessories. There are some promenant places in Phoenix and Scottsdale where you can find famous celebrities expanding their style. Scottsdale Fashion Square is home to some of the world’s most luxurious brands and department stores making this high end mall a hub for athletes and famous celebrities. The mall also boasts high profile storeowners such as Adrian Wilson, All-Star NFL Safety, which tends to bring in an even higher number of high profile individuals to this already celebrity infested mall.
A short 10-minute drive west of Fashion Square will land you at Biltmore Fashion Park. This beautiful outdoor strip mall not only offers celebrities fantastic shopping options but also showcases some of the valley’s top dinning spots. Restaurants like Capital Grille and True Foods are often lined up with celebrity reservations, but not so fast, you better be ready to pay the price to dine next to a celebrity…literally, as the price tag on these meals aren’t cheap!
Looking to jump on a treadmill next to your famous athlete, model, or celebrity and see how they get their flawless bodies? You can find well renounced celebrities such as Steve Nash, Ludacris, Mya, and Bret Michaels working out at The Village Health Club and Spa on a regular basis, with locations in North Scottsdale and Phoenix.
Known for having some of the top nightlife spots, Scottsdale naturally attracts celebrities from all over the world to come and party. Get your “going out” outfits on because below are a few places you can party with the rich and famous:
Events throughout the year bring celebrities to the Valley from all over the country:
That’s it, we’ve given you an inside look at where these famous celebrities like to spend their time. Celebrities around the Valley get your autograph pens ready and say cheese because the hunt is on!