Downtown Scottsdale in Scottsdale, Arizona

Downtown Scottsdale is almost interchangeable with Old Town Scottsdale (the popular tourist destination that sits in the heart of downtown). But the thing to take away is: if something is happening in Scottsdale, there's a good chance it's happening in Downtown Scottsdale. Whether it's culture, bargain buys, or artistic inspiration you're looking for, you can find it in Downtown Scottsdale.

If you're an art lover, Thursday will be your favorite day in Scottsdale. That's because on Thursdays, admission to the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art is free and from 7 to 9pm, you can explore Downtown Scottsdale's ambitious art galleries at the Scottsdale ArtWalk.

Other great reasons to rent a condo in Downtown Scottsdale? The shopping! Find a to-die-for Native American rug to bring home with you or try on a stylish purse; all kinds of specialty retailers and boutiques litter Downtown Scottsdale. All that shopping will make you hungry, though. Fortunately, you can walk to nearly every kind of cuisine from your Downtown Scottsdale vacation rental. Choose from upscale restaurants and outdoor cafes! You can even eat by the water at Scottsdale Waterfront.

When night approaches, don't leave -- or you just might miss out on Downtown Scottsdale's most exuberant side. The Entertainment District and Scottsdale Fashion Square, in particular, are the places to be in the evening!

To find a Scottsdale condo, home, or apartment near downtown, take a look at our Scottsdale vacation homes.

Scottsdale Fashion Square

7014 E Camelback Rd # 590
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

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Updated 2.26.09