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.



Easter Brunch

Enjoy a special Easter Sunday brunch at Canyon 49 Grill on Sunday, April 1 from 10 am – 2 pm. Celebrate with springtime festivities, including:

  • Easter egg hunt for children at 12 pm and 2 pm
  • Buffet featuring omelets, waffles, traditional Southwest breakfast items and a chocolate fountain

Pricing for this special event includes:

  • $28 for adults; kids 12 and under pay their age
  • An automatic gratuity of 15% will be added

Reservations are suggested. Call 602-639-8502 for yours today!

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)

Live Music at Canyon 49 Grill

Love live music? Check out great local musicians while enjoying delicious food and drink specials during our Live Music Nights every Thursday.

  • Every Thursday
  • 8 – 10 pm

Sunday Brunch

Join us each Sunday as we feature a buffet brunch complete with omelets, waffles, a chocolate fountain and traditional Southwest breakfast items.

  • Every Sunday
  • 10 am – 2 pm
  • $12 + tax
  • An automatic gratuity of 15% will be added

Cinco de Mayo at Canyon 49

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Canyon 49 Grill on Saturday, May 5! Enjoy plenty of festive specials all day long, including:

  • $1 tacos
  • Margarita and sangria specials
  • Free chips and salsa

For Reservations, call 602-639-8502.