We are honored by you joining us at Leap Forward’s first-ever interactive and immersive gathering,

Event Details

Artistic, playful, and intimately memorable surprises are being created to evoke your curiosity, titillate your sense of wonder and expand your heart.

Main Event

Join us on Leap Day, Saturday, February 29th, 2020 at Stonebridge Manor located at 4000 E Palm Street, Mesa, AZ 85215.


Please arrive promptly at 3:00pm for the guest reception.

Dinner will be served at 6:00pm.

The program will come to a close at 9:00pm.


Please dress comfortably. 

Main Event

Join us on Leap Day, Saturday, February 29th, 2020 at Stonebridge Manor located at 4000 E Palm Street, Mesa, AZ 85215.


Please arrive promptly at 3:00pm for the guest reception.

Dinner will be served at 6:00pm.

The program will come to a close at 9:00pm.


Please dress comfortably. 

Optional Weekend Events

We welcome you to join us for the optional weekend events at The San Milan Clubhouse located at 6975 E. Princess Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85054.


Meet & Greet Dinner

Friday, February 28th, 2020 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm


Sunday, March 1st, 2020 from 10:30am to 12:30pm

Where to Stay

Below you will find our recommendations for where to stay in Phoenix or Scottsdale.

Cambria Hotel Downtown Phoenix


Enjoy upscale accommodations and downtown vibes in Phoenix’s Roosevelt Row Arts District.

Holiday Inn & Suites Scottsdale North


Looking for a place to stay in Scottsdale? Then look no further than Holiday Inn & Suites Scottsdale North, a family-friendly hotel.


Find unique places to stay with local hosts in Phoenix or Scottsdale, Arizona.


Explore an array of Arizona vacation rentals, including houses, apartment and condo rentals & more.


Places to Visit

Check out our recommendations for places to visit in Phoenix.

Butterfly Wonderland

As one of the largest butterfly conservatories in North America, Butterfly Wonderland is a lush, tropical paradise alive with thousands of friendly butterflies from all over the world. Feast your eyes on the largest emergence gallery in the country. You’ll be inches away from live chrysalis as they emerge naturally into beautiful butterflies.

Old Town Scottsdale

Old Town Scottsdale has restaurants, an Arts District, an Entertainment District with live entertainment, shopping (boutiques, wild west souvenirs, art work, jewelry) and a Fashion Square. Bring your walking shoes, rent a bike, book a Segway tour or hop on a trolly to see the beauty of Old Town.

Phoenix Theatre Company

The largest producing regional theatre company in Arizona, The Phoenix Theatre Company offers more programs and experiences than any other. With nearly 500 performances on multiple stages and thriving education and outreach programs, they inspire more than 100,000 people every year.

Heard Museum

The foremost showcase of Native American art and culture in the U.S., the Heard Museum reveals the cultures of tribes in the region through exhibits, demonstrations and live performances, and displays the work of contemporary Native American artists. Artists demonstrate their work during the week and musicians perform on most weekends.

Musical Instrument Museum

Enhanced by state-of-the-art audio and video technologies, MIM displays more than 7,000 instruments collected from around 200 of the world’s countries and territories. Guests can also see instruments from music icons such as Elvis Presley®, Johnny Cash, Pablo Casals, Buddy Rich, “King” Sunny Adé, Clara Rockmore, Maroon 5, and many more in the Artist Gallery.

McDowell Mountain Regional Park

Nestled at the base of the McDowell Mountains in the Verde River basin, McDowell Mountain Regional Park is a recreational paradise. In this 21,000-acre park, visitors can walk, bike, or ride horses on miles of hiking trails and see spectacular views of the mountains, desert plants and wildlife.

Orpheum Theater

The Orpheum Theatre is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and recognized as one of the West’s most significant theater structures. It is a 1364-seat theatre in downtown Phoenix and presents concerts, Broadway musicals, performances of Ballet and special events. This venue was originally used for vaudeville acts as part of the nationwide Orpheum Circuit. 

Phoenix Art Museum

Phoenix Art Museum’s permanent collection galleries are drawn from more than 19,000 works of American, Asian, European, Latin American, Western American, modern and contemporary art, and fashion design. Visitors enjoy photography exhibitions through the Museum’s partnership with the Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona.


Places to Visit

Check out our recommendations for places to visit around Phoenix.

Saguaro Lake

Saguaro Lake is a large, man-made body of water formed by the Stewart Mountain Dam. The lake is an oasis in the desert, is surrounded by mountains, and has 22 miles of shoreline. Boating, fishing, swimming, kayaking, skiing, and sailing are all available here.

~0.75 hour drive

Montazuma Castle

A dwelling carved into the side of a limestone cliff by the Sinagua, a Native American tribe that occupied the area over 600 years ago. The site was named one of the country’s first national monuments by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1906. You can walk along trails near the cliff-side dwelling and view artifacts in the on-site museum. The park also has many native plants and wildlife such as birds, insects, and sycamore trees.

~1.25 hours drive


Arcosanti is a projected experimental town with a molten bronze bell casting business in Yavapai County, central Arizona, 70 mi (110 km) north of Phoenix, at an elevation of 3,732 feet (1,130 meters). Its arcology concept was posited by the Italian-American architect, Paolo Soleri (1919–2013). He began construction in 1970, to demonstrate how urban conditions could be improved while minimizing the destructive impact on the earth.

~1.25 hours drive


A desert town surrounded by red-rock buttes, steep canyon walls and pine forests. Noted for its mild climate and vibrant arts community, Sedona is dense with New Age shops, spas and art galleries. On the town’s outskirts, numerous trailheads access Red Rock State Park, offering bird-watching, hiking and picnicking spots.

~2 hours drive


A city sitting high in the mountains at 7,000 feet above sea level. Astounding natural wonders, invigorating outdoor recreation and fascinating cultural attractions, surrounded by lush national forests. Flagstaff prides itself on being a center of art and culture in Northern Arizona. There is much to see and do here, including shopping, museums, restaurants, and art galleries.

~2.25 hour drive

Kartchner Caverns State Park

A massive underground cave/cavern full of the most unique stalagmites and stalagtites in the US, growing for over tens of thousands of years. The formations have an extraordinary variety of colors and shapes. Around the cave are old mining towns, and historic towns like “Tombstone,” the location of the OK Corral. These towns host reneactments of old western living – gunfights, stagecoach rides, etc.

~2.5 hour drive

Meteor Crater

A massive round depression in the ground, almost a mile across and over 500 feet deep. Here, a large meteorite crashed into Earth approximately 50,000 years ago. The on-site discovery center contains 24 interactive exhibits that give information about stars, plants, and meteors. Guests can take a guided or self-guided tour of the crater rim and can stay until dark for the excellent star gazing.

~2.75 hours drive

Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon National Park is home to much of the immense Grand Canyon, with its layered bands of red rock revealing millions of years of geological history. It is one of the most iconic locations in the world, is carved out Colorado River, is considered a Wonder of the World, and gets about 6 million visitors a year. The Grand Canyon was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1979.

~3.25 hours drive

Joshua Tree National Park

A 800,000 acre desert National Park, inhabited by humans for 5,000 years, filling it with a rich history as well as numerous archeological sites and historical structures. Famous for its biodiversity, Joshua Tree is home to over 800 different plant species. Hiking trails are by far the primary attraction.

~3.5 hour drive

Las Vegas

An internationally renowned major resort city, known primarily for its shopping, fine dining, entertainment, nightlife, and gambling. The city bills itself as “The Entertainment Capital of the World.”

~4.5 hours drive

Los Angeles

Los Angeles is a sprawling Southern California city and the center of the nation’s film and television industry. Near its iconic Hollywood sign, studios such as Paramount Pictures, Universal and Warner Brothers offer behind-the-scenes tours. On Hollywood Boulevard, TCL Chinese Theatre displays celebrities’ hand- and footprints, the Walk of Fame honors thousands of luminaries and vendors sell maps to stars’ homes.

~5.75 hour drive

San Diego

San Diego is a city on the Pacific coast of California known for its beaches, parks and warm climate. Immense Balboa Park is the site of the renowned San Diego Zoo, as well as numerous art galleries, artist studios, museums and gardens. A deep harbor is home to a large active naval fleet, with the USS Midway, an aircraft-carrier-turned-museum, open to the public.

~6 hour drive

Do you need ground transportation?

If you need to request ground transportation to and from your hotel, please share your travel information with us. Once we receive your request, we will be in touch to plan the necessary details with you.