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Desert Ridge Marketplace

21001 North Tatum Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ, USA

Monday - Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm, Sunday Noon - 6:00 pm


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There is something for everyone to enjoy when visiting the Desert Ridge Marketplace.


Located in the north area of Phoenix, just outside the 101, Desert Ridge Marketplace is a lively area with an outdoor mall, restaurants, a movie theater, and a splash pad. The layout of the outdoor mall is great, with seating throughout and lights in the evening. Enjoy restaurants like Dave & Busters, Yard House, Barrio Queen, In-N-Out Burger, Sandbar Mexican Grill, The Keg Steakhouse, Islands Restaurant, BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse, and many more. There are options from quick and easy to upscale dining. Copper Blues Live, AMC Movie Theater, As You Wish Pottery Painting, and several spots for some family fun. 

During the summer, cool off in the splash pad. There are multiple sprayers on the ground for kids to run around on the soft poured-in rubber surface. The area around the splash pad has turf, which is great, so kids dont slip. The splash pad is great for little ones. There are also many tables and umbrellas to sit and enjoy food and drinks from the restaurants. There is a small playground as well but mostly geared toward young children. 

There is always something happening at Desert Ridge Marketplace. They do live music every Friday and Saturday night, activities during Halloween, decorate for Christmas, have an Egg-streme Bunny Bash, Music and Murals night, and many more activities. It is a great place to enjoy all year long with various activities. It's a family "go-to" spot when finding nice and easy entertainment. 

Desert Ridge Marketplace is a great spot for the whole family to enjoy. Check them out on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @desertridge for all the latest updates and happenings. 


Parking Restrooms Good for All Ages Splashpad
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Allison Towner
A Charlotte, NC transplant, Allison was born and raised in Texas. She has a degree in Marine Biology from Texas A&M University. Allison loves to scuba dive, travel, garden, and be active. She has a lovely husband and two smart, playful kids, a girl and boy. A love for nature and the outdoors has always been a passion of hers and now she gets to continue that with her family. They love to explore new places and go on family camping and hiking trips. Allison and her family live on a 12-acre homestead with ducks, chickens, and a garden. Outside life is important to their family and wants to share that passion with others.
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