Compiled by Michelle Talsma Everson
Photos Courtesy of Kierland Commons

It’s shaping up to be a busy season at Kierland Commons, the popular Scottsdale shopping center located at 15205 N. Kierland Boulevard. To help keep you in the know, we rounded up Kierland Commons’ latest news and happenings.
Live Music in the Plaza
Mark your calendar and join Kierland Commons every Saturday this month at the center lawn for complimentary live music performances happening from 2-5 p.m.

The lineup includes:
• Saturday, October 9: Adam Simons
• Saturday, October 16: Jacob Morris
• Saturday, October 23: Painted Soul
• Saturday, October 30: Stanley Serrano

Carve Out Some Fun: A Pumpkin Tree Display
Visit Kierland Commons between October 11-31 for some pumpkin fun. They will be featuring a 12-foot-tall pumpkin tree display for guests to enjoy from a distance. The display gives guests a great photo opportunity as we welcome the fall season in the Valley.

Kierland POP Returns November 5-7
Presented by the Kierland Master Association – a collaboration between Kierland Commons, The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, AC Hotel Scottsdale, The Kierland Master Association, and the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance (SAACA) – the Kierland POP experience will feature immersive and experiential activities throughout Kierland Commons and The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa.

Colorful experiences include: a Charity Night event (November 5) that raises funds for the SAFE Action Project; a three-day community POP art festival; the 5th Annual Kierland POP 5K Run/Walk (November 6); an arts and crafts marketplace; and more.

Kierland POP takes place November 5-7 and locals can follow @KierlandPOP and @KierlandCommons on Facebook and Instagram for the latest announcements and full event schedule details as they are announced. More info is also available at

New Shops
Kierland Commons is excited to announce that Free People Movement officially opened its doors at the shopping center on October 1. Free People is described as, “A global lifestyle brand featuring a unique assortment of apparel, accessories, intimates, outerwear, activewear, home, and beauty items carefully crafted and curated for the creative spirit,” according to the brand. Free People Movement is super stylish activewear collection crafted from state-of-the-art textiles with endurance-driven features such as compression and built-in bras.

In addition, Kierland Commons recently shared that Bad Birdie, a shop for fashionable golf attire, and johnnie-O, a men’s and boys’ apparel shop, are both scheduled to open soon. Exact details for both opening dates are in the works.

Stay in the Know
Located in Scottsdale, Kierland Commons is a sophisticated and unique shopping center featuring favorite stores such as Athleta, Anthropologie, Arhaus, Tesla, and UNTUCKit, and delicious restaurants including Mastro’s Ocean Club, Postino WineCafe, Snooze, an A.M. Eatery, Zinc Bistro, and The Mission. To learn more about Kierland Commons’ upcoming events and store openings, visit or follow them on social media on Facebook (@shopkierlandcommons) and Instagram (@kierlandcommons).