Things to do in Scottsdale

Special events in Scottsdale thrive at Sanctuary. Whether it's sunsets on elements deck, elevated mixology and classic cocktails at jade bar, or award-winning cuisine by Food Network star Chef Beau MacMillan at elements, there's always something new to enjoy at Sanctuary. With a wide variety of special events in Scottsdale, take advantage of everything the culinary team, gifted mixologists and the spectacular mountainside setting have to offer.


Cigar Dinner

Celebrate your love of cigars with Sanctuary. Enjoy a delicious meal as you savor some of the finest cigar brands, all in a setting like no other.

  •  September 24  - Uncle Carmine's House
    • 7pm on Paradise Views
    • Three course dinner
    • $125 per person (includes tax and gratuity)
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  • October 30 - Halloween & Whiskeys of the World
    • 6pm on Paradise Views
    • Three course dinner
    • $125 per person (includes tax and gratuity)
  • December 13 - Holiday Celebration
    • 12pm on Paradise Views
    • Three course lunch
    • $75 per person (includes tax and gratuity)
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Weekends at Jade

Weekends at Jade continues this winter with live performances from  jazz, pop, and R&B vocalists. 

Enjoy the spectacular views of the evening sky, and live music (with no cover)...while savoring cuisine by award-winning Chef Beau MacMillan, along with your favorite wines and intriguing cocktails from the Jade bar mixologists.

Entertainment Schedule:

Thursdays 8pm-11pm:

Fridays 8pm-12pm:

Saturdays 8pm-12pm:

Monday 8pm-11pm:

Sundays in Paradise

Sanctuary's award-winning musical series returns in 2014, showcasing top performers. This year will see Sundays in Paradise move to  jade bar from 8pm-11pm.

The Pour

Adore The Pour... the Valley's only premium cocktail hour, raising the bar for Happy Hour daily from 4-6pm at jade bar. With Sanctuary's spectacular mountain and skyline views, it's the perfect time to sip and savor.

Enjoy upscale cocktails like martinis, old fashions, margaritas and a new specialty Pour cocktail created by our Mixologist’s every week; top shelf spirits including Grey Goose, Don Julio, and Tanqueray; fine wines from Sonoma Cutrer, Coppola Diamond, Conundrum and more!

Raising the bar for Happy Hour means fresh and fabulous specials from 4–6pm daily.

Mixology 101

Saturdays at Jade bar
$30 per person
(plus tax and gratuity); limit 20 people

Shake it up during a fun and interactive cocktail experience. Each week the Sanctuary mixologists demonstrate 3 to 4 cocktails...sharing tips and techniques along with jade bar's freshness philosophy, spirit details, cocktail history and tastings of your favorites.

  • September 20: Punches & Parties:  Learn how to entertain larger groups with easy to make, yet delicious punches.  Learn how take your favorite cocktail and make it supersized for entertaining.
  • September 27: Forgotten Classics:  Explore the lost and forgotten classic cocktails of yesteryear.  Take a journey back in time and visit some of the oldest bars and their inspired cocktails.
Reservations recommended. Call 480.607.2300