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SMB Guide to Family Friendly Events for July 2018

July has more than just fireworks to entertain the family. Here’s our guide of family friendly events happening in Scottsdale this month. What does being voted Best Kids Indoor Entertainment mean? For our partners at OdySea, it means exploring penguins and otters and sharks!  You can even touch Sting Rays. All indoors! Go and check it […]

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Bubble Mania at OdySea in the Desert

Bubble Mania
Sat, 3/3 | 3PM-6PM
$3 per person, tickets available on-site at Butterfly Wonderland & OdySea Aquarium ticket windows or online:
Children age 1 and younger are free.

Back by popular demand, Bubble Mania returns to OdySea in the Desert in 2018! Experience this a one-of-a-kind, multi-layered, highly interactive family event based around a bubble theme. Millions of bubbles will fill the air while guests enjoy live bubble entertainment and a variety of hands-on stations where they can learn about the science of bubbles, create take-home projects and more! Plus, watch as the Bubble Maniacs make bubbles as long as a bus and join in on the fun as kids perfect their bubble making skills. Brand new this year will be the YouTube sensation Helium Bubbles and the Bubble Blaster Wall plus lots of other great surprises.

Other Event Activities:
• Big Bubbles Show: Ongoing stage performances featuring music, bubble-themed contests, scientific demonstrations, and gigantic bubbles as long as a bus!

• Fun Stations: Multiple freestanding, tented “Fun Stations” around the OdySea Courtyard, each with a bubble-themed demonstration, take-home craft, activity, art project, photo opportunity, and lessons about science/shapes/chemistry.

• Millions of Bubbles: An army of bubble machines will fill the area with millions of bubbles!

• Roving Bubblers: Roaming performers in the crowd will demonstrate bubble techniques and give guests the chance to try their hand at making huge bubbles.

•Bubble Shop: Our Bubble Shop has the largest selection of bubble toys on Earth!

**Please note that this event is held in the ODYSEA IN THE DESERT COURTYARD. This event is not held inside of OdySea Aquarium and does not require an OdySea Aquarium admission ticket.**

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Major League Baseball Spring Training

Every year in March, the Cactus League invites you to experience spring training, a beloved Arizona treasure. In Scottsdale, we are proud to have not one, but two world class spring training stadiums. In Old Town, there’s the Scottsdale Stadium (home to the San Francisco Giants) and the Salt River Fields (home to our own AZ Diamondbacks & the CO Rockies). Several other stadiums are easily accessible around the Valley and within close proximity to Scottsdale, including Sloan Park, home of the World Series Champions Chicago Cubs. Check out the Cactus League website to find a complete schedule of games. Spring training games are scheduled throughout the month of March.

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Moms About Town – SMB Guide to Family Friendly Events for January 2018

If your resolution is to get out and about in the New Year, Scottsdale Moms Blog has got you covered with this guide to family friendly events going on in January.   Zoolights: Let It Glow – Now through Jan. 14, 5:30pm-10:30pm nightly. ZooLights shines with millions of lights, a three-story lighted tree, hundreds of glimmering light displays, lakeside Music-in-Motion shows and […]

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