In addition to being Arizona’s favorite place to play, the Talking Stick Entertainment District, within the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community is a great place to work and offers a wide variety of occupations.  The Salt River Indian Community is bordered by Tempe, Mesa, Scottsdale and the town of Fountain Hills and shares a Scottsdale address. Accessible via the 101 and 202 freeways, the Community is just 20 minutes from Sky Harbor International Airport. The Salt River Indian Community has an exceptional reputation for innovation and has grown into a thriving hub and increasingly popular entertainment destination in Arizona, and at its core is the Talking Stick Entertainment District.

A Community Rich in History

The Salt River Indian Community is one of 22 Native American tribes in Arizona and is rich in history, culture and entertainment. In addition to owning and operating several successful enterprises including Salt River Materials Group and Saddleback Communications, the Salt River Indian Community has found great success in keeping their heritage of hospitality alive with enterprises such as Talking Stick Resort, Talking Stick Golf Club and Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. The Salt River Indian Community is also known for collaborating with developers that share their value of family and hospitality, bringing entertainment and commerce like Medieval Times, White Castle, and Topgolf to the Talking Stick Entertainment District.

With nationally known venues and one-of-a-kind attractions, Salt River’s Talking Stick Entertainment District offers plenty to see and do. The Talking Stick Entertainment District has over 15 entertainment venues within a few mile stretch, which now also includes seven hotel properties, Arizona Boardwalk at Talking Stick, Mavrix, Octane, iFly, annual festivals and cultural events.


Live. Work. Play

The growth within Salt River Indian Community expands well beyond the entertainment and hospitality sector and is home to many other employers within the realms of education, medicine, healthcare, and more.  With developments such as the Scottsdale Autoshow at Salt River, which is home to several dealerships including Chapman, Mark Kia and CarShop, Ortho Arizona, McKesson and PopStroke, employment opportunities at award-winning venues are endless.

Many properties are looking for great people to elevate guest experience in the Valley of the Sun and we invite you to come work and play with us in the Talking Stick Entertainment District. From servers at Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, animal ambassadors at OdySea Aquarium, chefs at Talking Stick Resort to therapists at Honor Health, we have something for everyone. Adventure awaits; come play with us!

Discover Salt River Tourism Office

The Salt River Indian Community’s Tourism Division was created in 2012 and focuses much of its effort celebrating the Talking Stick Entertainment District. A small, but mighty team of five, share the duty of sharing the story of the Salt River Indian Community and the tourism that they offer to visitors from around the globe.