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2016 Wicked Ball


Saturday, Oct. 29

Event begins at 9 p.m.

SALT RIVER PIMA-MARICOPA INDIAN COMMUNITY, Ariz. (Oct. 14, 2016) – Halloween is just over two weeks away, and it’s almost time to celebrate at Talking Stick Resort’s Third Annual Wicked Ball, the hottest Halloween party in Scottsdale. The main event of the party will once again be its costume contest, which will pay out a share of $10,000 to one grand prize winner and will be emceed by LIVE 101.5’s Morning Mess. Nine additional contest finalists will also win up to $2,500.

 The centerpiece of this year’s Wicked Ball will be the entertainment. In the carnival room, those in attendance will find a variety of interactive performers including henna artists, fortune tellers and tarot card readers. Outside, EDM superstars Cash Cash and Benny Benassi will take over Ultra Lounge. Guests can expect to hear Cash Cash’s smash hit “Take Me Home” featuring Bebe Rexha, which became a top 20 hit on the U.S. Pop Songs chart in 2013, as well as Benassi’s international hit “Satisfaction.”

General admission tickets to Wicked Ball are are $50 and VIP tickets (which include six drink tickets) are $90. On the day of the event, prices increase by $10. Must be 21 or older to attend. To learn more information or purchase tickets for Wicked Ball at Talking Stick Resort, visit or call Talking Stick Resort’s Box Office at (480) 850-7734.

Prizes for the top five finalists will be as follows:

1st Place: $3,500
2nd Place: $2,500
3rd Place: $1,500
4th Place: $1,000
5th Place: $500
6th – 10th Place: $200

Upcoming Entertainment

October 16         Foreigner
November 3       Kris Kristofferson
November 19     Journey
December 2       Leon Russell

Talking Stick Resort
Talking Stick Resort (TSR) is a AAA Four Diamond Rated Resort and a central landmark within the emerging Talking Stick Cultural and Entertainment Destination (TSCED). Located in Scottsdale, Ariz., just east of the Loop 101 on Indian Bend Road, TSR is locally owned and caringly operated by the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. The property offers culturally rich experiences and luxury accommodations throughout its 496 deluxe rooms, 240,000 sq. ft. property, 11 restaurants and lounges, world-class spa, 650-seat showroom, 25,000 sq. ft. grand ballroom, thriving cultural center and more than 100,000 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor meeting space.


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