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Celebrate 4th of July Weekend at the Omni Resort at Montelucia


  • Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia 4949 East Lincoln Drive Paradise Valley, AZ, 85253 United States (map)

Celebrate Independence Day Weekend with the perfect weekend escape at Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia. Experience a full schedule of resort activities like culinary events, fashion shows, music and more.

FRIDAY, JULY 1ST
Gelato Happy Hour | 2-4pm | Crave Cafe
Enjoy half-off our all natural house-made gelato.

Mbar Happy Hour | 3-6pm | Mbar
Enjoy fruit-infused sangrias, as well as a variety of new hand-crafted cocktails.

Blossom to Bottle | 5pm | Crave Cafe
Indulge in this olive oil tasting event, featuring Crave’s new
line of signature locally grown and harvested olive oils and
vinegars. Enjoy a tasting of Montelucia’s private label wine.
Snack and shop with special pricing on gourmet olive oils,
balsamic vinegars and highlighted bottles of wine.

Prado Pre-Shift | 5pm | $15 per guest | Prado
Sit down with servers and staff as you join us in the daily
instruction that occurs prior to dinner service as you see, smell
and sample daily specials. Discover firsthand the preparation
and consideration that has gone into each hand-crafted dish
and learn the significance of the produce utilized. With guest
instruction from local purveyors and perfectly paired wines, it’s
a pre-shift without the work.

Live Jazz | 6:30-9:30 | Mbar
Sip classic cocktails at the oversized bar, cozy lounge, or
outdoor courtyard while listening to classic jazz.

SATURDAY, JULY 2ND
Top of the Morning | Centro | Bar opens at 9am
Sip on Mimosas & Bloody Marys while enjoying beautiful views
of Camelback Mountain from the patio of Centro Lounge.

Juice Cart | 9-11am | $9 per serving | Centro
Build your own 16 oz. juice/smoothie from an assortment of
fresh berries, fruits and vegetables at Centro. 

Tacos & Tequila | 11am-3pm | Oasis Pool
$3 street tacos and Casamigos signature tequila cocktails at the adult only Oasis pool.

Boutique Chic Trunk Show | 11am-5pm | Joya Spa & Dulcinea
Come shop with us at Joya Spa Boutique and Dulcinea and enjoy a selection of unique and one-of-a-kind pieces from featured jewelers and clothing lines.

Spanish Guitar | 7-10pm | Prado
Enjoy the beautiful sounds of Spanish guitar as you indulge in
signature sangrias, Spanish wine and tapas. 

SUNDAY, JULY 3RD
Top of the Morning | Centro | Bar opens at 9am
Sip on Mimosas & Bloody Marys while enjoying beautiful views of Camelback Mountain from the patio of Centro Lounge.

Arizona Beer Tasting | 3pm | Oasis Pool
Enjoy complimentary samplings of Arizona craft beer.

Sip of Spain | 5pm | Prado | $10 per guest
Take a trip to Spain and taste the robust flavors the country is
known for in this social and interactive wine class. The finishing
touch of any glass of Spanish wine is the traditional “tapa” which is a small bite of Spanish cusine. 

Live Jazz | 6:30-9:30pm | Mbar
Sip classic cocktails at the oversized bar, cozy lounge or outdoor courtyard while listening to classic jazz.

MONDAY, JULY 4TH
Monday Happy Hour | Joya Spa | $105-$135 Per treatment
Choose between a 50-minute Transformation Facial or a
50-minute Classic Massage. Price varies on appointment time.