el Pedregal: Things to do, live music, places to eat, and more

Nestled among beautiful foothills, including 12 million-year-old rock formations, el Pedregal Shopping Plaza in north Scottsdale is a shopping destination at The Boulders—a high-end resort, known worldwide. El Pedregal has it all: boutique shops, fine dining, first-rate outdoor concerts and events, and all under glorious, sunny Arizona skies.

In addition to upscale clothing stores at this outdoor shopping mall, where residents and visitors find Southwestern attire, fine jewelry, designer shoes and designer handbags, art galleries abound for both beginning and seasoned art collectors. Housewares stores welcome shoppers, as well.

Mumbo Jumbo is the shopping mall’s newest retail destination showcasing
antique furniture, Victorian style clothing and jewelry, signature handbags, and more.

Adornments, a hip women’s boutique, features wearable art, fine art and home decorative wares.

Conrad Leather Boutique specializes in custom-made leather goods, as well as

Zuva Gallery features the art of Africa including sculpture, paintings, and functional art furnishings by the country’s top artists. clothing.

The trendy Mila Lingerie Boutique showcases high fashion clothing, lingerie, footwear and jewelry. Their lines include Simone Perele, Cosabella, Hanky Panky, Le Mystere, Calispia, and Spanx.

When it’s time for a relaxing meal or an ice cream treat, you’ll have an array of culinary choices. Try The Bakery Café, Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream or The Spotted Donkey Cantina a casual café where visitors flock for Southwestern and Mexican food and the cantina’s famous margaritas. Just a 5-minute walk from el Pedregal, The Boulders Resort serves Southwestern specialties at Latilla or fresh seafood at Palo Verde. Or sit back and take in the scenery, while enjoying a glass of wine at the Boulders Resort Discovery Lounge.

Or enjoy el Pedregal’s Spring Concert Series:

May 9: Anthony Mazzella/Affinity

May 16: Marmalade Skies

May 22:  Pennsylvania Glee Club

May 23: Jodi and Shining Star

(Concerts scheduled from 1:00pm to 4:00pm)

Consider these elegant and affordable Westbrook Vacation Rentals near el Pedregal and other north Scottsdale activities such as hiking and golf…

The Star of the Desert: Located in the exclusive housing enclave DC Ranch, this 4 bedroom beauty boasts gourmet kitchen, pool/water slide, rooftop deck and gorgeous backyard.

North Star: 2 bedroom with stunning views of Pinnacle Peak, golf course and desert panorama. Take a dip in the sparkling community swimming pool.