Allison Richmond is an Arizona native and a junior at Grand Canyon University. She is currently earning her Bachelor of Science in English with an Emphasis in Professional Writing with a minor in marketing. She hopes to use her degree to pursue a career in journalism or advertising in order to share her ideas and creativity with the world. Allison has a passion for writing. She has gotten the opportunity to pursue this passion through writing for Odyssey Online, working on writing research with her professor and writing for the GCU blogs.
From live music to brunch, there is something for everyone here at the GCU Hotel! There are a number of events and activities coming up for you to enjoy!
Live Music Thursdays
Come to Canyon 49 on Thursday nights from 8 – 10 pm to enjoy live music and amazing deals on food and drinks! This event will be held every Thursday and the staff hopes to see you there! For more information, check out the Canyon 49 Grill website!
Sunday Brunch at Canyon 49 Grill
For only $12, eat brunch at Canyon 49! Come on down, Sundays from 10 am – 2 pm and enjoy a brunch buffet featuring omelets, waffles, southwest breakfast items and even a chocolate fountain! We recommend making your reservations in advance, to make sure you get a table at this fun and delicious weekly event! Call 602-639-8502 to make your reservation today!
Spring in the Desert at Canyon 49 Grill
Come to the daily backyard BBQ from 11 am – 1 pm at Canyon 49! Located on the Sunset Patio, come take a bite out of hot dogs, burgers and chicken sandwiches! All items are available for both dine-in and take-out!
Bite and Tour
If you are interested in checking out the new Jerry Colangelo Museum, come take a tour Tuesdays from 3 – 4 pm and get round trip shuttle service to Canyon 49 for incredible happy hour specials!
When you need to unWINE, Canyon 49 has you covered! Check out the weekly wine tasting every Wednesday from 4 – 5 pm. You must be 21 or older to participate!
Free Cooking Classes
Do you love to cook? Check out Canyon 49’s complimentary chef demos with a talented culinary team! This program is offered every Thursday from 11 – 11:30 am. Plus, the first Thursday of each month is focused on healthy meals and on these weeks, meetings will be held at Canyon Cantina in building 66. This is a must-see event!
Escape into summer by vacationing close to GCU at the amazing GCU Hotel! Our hotel is West Phoenix’s newest stay-and-play resort. The hotel offers a resort-style pool, full-service fitness center, cool local restaurant with drink and food specials and even the occasional Friday-night dive-in movie! These amenities make the GCU Hotel the perfect getaway. Take advantage of this great deal: stay two nights and get the second night half off! And, skip the fees! Wi-Fi, parking and resort fees are all included in your room rate. If you want to make your reservation or get more information about the discount offer, call at 844-683-5428. Hope to see you there!
If you are interested in any of these events or want to learn more about the GCU Hotel and other commodities that GCU offers, check out the GCU Hotel website. For more information about our degree programs, visit our website or click the Request More Information button at the top of this page.