Phoenix, Arizona is known for its diverse array of outdoor recreational activities and events. With nearly year-round sunny weather, it's a lively place to get outdoors and enjoy the beauty of this desert paradise. With its magnificent sights, fun events, and generally uplifting natural vibes, it's an epic destination for a bachelorette party or girls weekend.

The Muddy Princess makes the perfect centerpiece for such a weekend in Phoenix. This all-girls obstacle course adventure is sure to put a smile on your face as you harness your inner princess warrior to overcome tough obstacles.


The Muddy Princess event is Sunday, Sep. 22 at Arizona Horse Lovers Park in Phoenix. The 3.1-mile obstacle course will take participants through a variety of muddy challenges designed for women of all ages and skill levels. The event will require you to run, crawl, climb, and balance your way through a series of obstacles all through the mud. With no emphasis on winning or times, this event is for all girls ages nine and up. 

The cost to participate starts at just $39. Spectators are welcome to come and cheer on the princesses at no additional cost. Billed as a "girl's dirty day out," the Muddy Princess will empower girls as they have a great time.


After participating in the obstacle course, you owe it yourself to relax with your girls and make a weekend out of the experience. There are several hotels in Scottsdale, Arizona conveniently located to the course venue, making them the perfect place to continue your weekend away. 

The Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows is located in the shadow of the majestic Camelback Mountain, creating a magical setting for rest and relaxation. The 23-acre resort features 185 private bungalows, three pools, a variety of dining options, and more. The Palo Verde Spa & Apothecary is an ideal place to rejuvenate after you complete the Muddy Princess. A stay at the Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows partnered with the Muddy Princess is just what you need with your favorite girls.

The W Scottsdale is another excellent choice. With an emphasis on sophistication and elegance, it's the perfect place to stay if you'd like to clean up nicely and have an upscale time. The W is also right in the heart of some chic shopping, thumping nightlife, and world-class golf courses.


After this epic adventure, you will be ready to chow down on some classic Arizona food and drink. 

Grassroots Kitchen & Tap offers some of the region's best locally sourced ingredients for a healthy meal to replenish your body after tackling the obstacle course. 

or a more upscale experience, choose the Cafe Monarch with its New American prix fix menu featuring favorites such as the lobster ravioli, Snake River Farms kurobuta pork, Hudson Valley foie gras, and more.


While in the Scottsdale and Phoenix area, be sure to take advantage of the many exciting attractions. With a myriad of world-class courses, Scottsdale is most known for its exceptional golf opportunities. Old Town Scottsdale is a charming place to connect with locals and enjoy a host of dining and shopping options. Or head to the popular OdySea in the Desert venue, boasting a bevy of attractions, including the OdySea Aquarium, Butterfly Wonderland, Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, Pangea Land of the Dinosaurs, Surprise Your Eyes, and Polar Play Ice Bar. Visiting OdySea in the Desert is a great choice when looking to cool off after your muddy adventure.