Celebrate ‘Old West Holiday Fest’ - Visit Sedona Blog

Celebrate ‘Old West Holiday Fest’

at The Blazin’ M Ranch!

This holiday season…all is BRIGHT at the Blazin’ M Ranch! Kick off the festivities with family & friends and experience a western adventure like no other!

Nothing illuminates the holiday spirit quite like a visit to the Blazin’ M Ranch - a family tradition welcoming generation after generation for over 27 years!

From now until New Year’s Eve, come enjoy all the magic featuring pictures with Santa, Frontier Town activities & holiday shopping, live music, and our all new Holiday Dinner Show -  a fun, comical lighthearted Christmas story about love, friendship, and believing in the magic of the season.

“The Old West Christmas Fest is a wonderful family-friendly western adventure with activities for all ages. We welcome guests to come and enjoy family tradition, along with new activities, dinner, and show experience” Ryan Glass, Blazin’ M Ranch’s new owner.

Santa Clause is comin’ to Frontier town! Visit “Santa’s Sarsaparilla Station” from 5p-6:30p, where you and your guests can meet and take pictures with Santa and his Elf! Take a “Pic with St. Nic” for a donation with 100% of the proceeds benefiting the Cottonwood Old Town Mission. No dinner ticket required! 

All aboard the Blazin’ M Holiday Express Tractor Pull - You’ll be delighted & entertained with tractor driver, ‘Johnny’ Deer, and tour guide, Marshall Cumberbun, as they take you on a ride around the ranch and a journey through time, where you’ll learn about the history of the Ranch and the Verde River… just be on the look-out for outlaws, beavers & bandits!

Sip & savor the flavors of the season at the Copper Spur Saloon  open 5p-6:30p

Your visit to the ranch wouldn’t be complete without enjoying a hot Irish-Cowboy Coffee or Cold frosty Old-Fashioned Sarsaparilla! Our full-service saloon features a variety of beer on tap, AZ Wines & handcrafted cocktails like the Mabery Margarita with prickly pear syrup!

Enjoy live country music with singer songwriter John Smith Presley on acoustic guitar playing originals & covers before the show. 

Explore the Western Frontier Town where guests can purchase activity tickets and experience fun & challenging activities including a mechanical bull ride, axe throwing, and a shooting gallery. Steer roping lessons are free!

Holiday Shopping fun with special offerings on select items at Rodeo Drive, Gunslingers, The Branding Iron, and Woody’s. These unique boutique shops offer a variety of merchandise, including locally sourced gifts, handmade jewelry, gourmet items & collectables, Don’t forget to check out our Christmas ornaments, western apparel, hats & accessories for men, women, children, and pets!

Visit The Red Garter Olde Tyme Photo Studio- dress up in Victorian garb to capture your inner pioneer or outlaw,and memorialize your visit to the Blazin’ M Ranch!

Experience the magic at Woody’s gallery – a one of a kind exhibit featuring a Collection of hand carved wood dioramas that seem to come to life! You must see it to believe it!

When the dinner bell rings at 6:30, folks are invited into our large dining hall for supper & live entertainment. 

The Chuckwagon Dinner Line serves up authentic cowboy cooking with all-you-can eat BBQ chicken & ribs, baked potato with all the fixin’s, cowboy beans, prickly pear coleslaw, and fresh baked flying biscuits followed by hot caramel apple crisp a la mode. Gluten Free & Plant Based options are available including stuffed portabella mushroom or vegetable patty. Wash it all down with ice tea, lemonade, coffee or order from the bar.

After dinner, the lights dim, and the Show begins with the upbeat, toe-tappin’ tunes of the  ‘Blazin’ M Ramblers’ band, featuring Eric Williams on keys, lead guitar, harmonica & sax; Tony Cook on fiddle; Rob Bernhagen on bass, and Kevin McQuaid on drums. The Holiday show performance tells a story about believing in the magic of the holiday season.

‘Otis’ has a Christmas wish… to not be alone this Christmas. He sends a letter inviting Santa’s son, Nick Jr., and his wife, Hot Cocoa, to visit him at Blazin’ M Ranch! Will they join Otis and help him find love this Christmas?

This family friendly holiday show features live music with the talented ‘Blazin’ M Ramblers’ and a cast of comical & fun-loving characters starring Ryan Glass as Nick Jr., Leila Glass as Hot Cocoa, singer Charlie Renshaw-Allen as Ms. Charleah, and award-winning singer/songwriter, Tom Jepperson as the beloved, Otis. Sing along with your favorite character as they perform holiday classics and newer seasonal favorites - featuring songs by Elvis Presley, Dolly Parton, Toby Keith, and more! Enjoy an evening of good food, great fun, and live music guaranteed to put a smile on your face and a song in your heart!

Book reservations now for selected days throughout December. Check our website for ticket pricing, current availability & reservations at blazinm.com or call 928-634-0334

Also, don’t forget to MAKE RESERVATIONS for our upcoming New Year’s Eve Celebration! Tickets are limited and going fast!