GCU Events Calendar

The GCU Hotel and Canyon 49 Grill host a variety of events throughout the year, from tailgates before our athletics events to live entertainment that the whole family can enjoy. Join us for fun competitions and family-friendly yard games on our shaded patio – and do not forget to check out our resort-style swimming pool! View our GCU events calendar for more information.


Local Events

Check out all of the events happening right here in Phoenix! You’ll find everything from hikes and adventures to sports and restaurants. Just click the link below.




Sunday Brunch

Join us the first Sunday of the month as we feature a carving station, waffles, traditional breakfast items and a chocolate fountain.

  • 10 am – 2 pm
  • $24 + tax
  • An automatic gratuity of 15% will be added

A Culinary Journey Around the World with Canyon 49

Each month, we will feature a culturally themed three-course dinner with regional specialties.

We welcome you to join us for a night in:

  • Hawaii – Aug. 30
  • Spain – Sept. 13
  • Italy – Oct. 11
  • Mexico – Nov. 1
  • Germany – Dec. 6

$28 per person + tax and 18% gratuity.
Enjoy a recommended paired beverage with each course for an additional cost.

For reservations, call 602-639-8502.


Join us for a Tour and a Bite

Tour the Jerry Colangelo Museum on main campus and enjoy happy hour specials when you return! Our golf-cart service will shuttle you there and back.

  • Every Tuesday
  • 3 – 4 pm



Wednesday Wine Tasting

You are invited to WINE down at Canyon 49! Join us each Wednesday as our staff share their incredible wine knowledge while walking you through each palate-pleasing tasting.

  • Every Wednesday
  • 4 – 5 pm
  • Open to the public

We look forward to having you unWINEd with us!

*Guests must be 21 or older


Thursday Chef Classes

You are invited to join our talented culinary team for a cooking demonstration and free cooking classes every Thursday! Plus, the first Thursday of each month is dedicated to a fitness-focused class at Canyon Cantina in Building 66 to help you learn how to create healthy and delicious cuisines. Classes and demonstrations are free and open to the public.

  • Every Thursday
  • 11 – 11:30 am
  • Canyon 49 Grill
  • Canyon Cantina in Building 66 (first Thursday of the month only)