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Annual Events

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The Magical Christmas Journey

December 6-28, 2019. Let your imagination take flight during The Magical Christmas Journey™ at Verde Canyon Railroad. Every Thursday,…

A Christmas Carol

December 14, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. Award-winning actor Michael Peach will read Charles Dickens’ classic “A Christmas Carol” at the Sedona…

Christmas in the Park

December 14, 2019. Christmas in the Park is the Museum’s annual gift to the community and visitors. Be greeted by our traditional…

The Festival of Lights

December 14, 2019 from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. A full schedule of lively musical entertainment, a visit from Santa, and free cider awaits, making…

Loving Bowls

December 14, 2019. Noon to 3:00 p.m. A major gathering of creative people. Join hundreds of other local arts supporters for a unique annual…

Holiday Sweet Stroll

December 21, 2019 from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. The arts village is cheerfully bedecked in decorative lights reminiscent of A Christmas Carol. Santa…

Wild & Scenic Film Festival

January 11 and 18, 2020. The Wild & Scenic Film Festival is presented by by Friends of the Verde River in partnership with local…

Chamber Music Sedona’s Winterfest

January 12, 2020. Chamber Music Sedona presents its Annual Winterfest, including an intimate salon recital, educational events for young…

Sedona Health and Nutrition Conference

January 16-17, 2020. Healthcare professionals will learn the latest information on plant-based nutrition, the effects of diet on chronic…

VegFest

January 18-19, 2020. Vegfest is a celebration of the joys and benefits of a plant-based diet and lifestyle. Learn how easy it is to get…

RunSedona

February 1, 2020. The Annual RunSedona will feature three distances sure to take your breath away: 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon. This scenic…

Sedona Visual Artists’ Coalition…

February 6-17, 2020. Sedona Visual Artists Coalition annual exhibition @ Sedona Arts Center showcases local members art from the Verde…

Sedona International Film Festival &…

February 22 to March 1, 2020. We are your ticket to the hottest show in town … the GREATEST celebration of the BEST in independent film…

Illuminate Film Festival

February 23, May 31, and June 2-7, 2020. ILLUMINATE is the world's premier film festival for conscious cinema. Our mission is to elevate…

Sedona Yoga Festival

March 12-15, 2020. Deepen your practice and tap into ancient wisdom with three days of yoga, music and energy work in the undisputed…

Sedona St Patrick’s Parade

March 14, 2020. Sedona St Patrick's Parade & Festival is a cultural-heritage celebration that is free to attend. The parade starts at 10:30…

Verde River Runoff

March 21, 2020. This 5 & 10-mile kayak, canoe and stand-up boarder race is a popular event that draws novice and seasoned paddlers alike. The…

40th Annual Member Exhibition

March 1-31, 2020. Join us for the 40th Annual Juried Members’ Exhibition and Sale! Artists of all levels, working in all mediums are…

Sedona Mountain Bike Festival

March 6-8, 2020. The Sedona MTB Festival is 3-day mountain bike celebration that will include a Main Expo/Festival, Bike Demos, Shuttled…

Sedona Food Truck Festival

March 28, 2020 from 11:00-5:00 p.m. Held at Posse Grounds Park, this event will feature great food, live music and a beer garden. Admission…

Sedona Stumble 5K & 10K

March 28, 2020. The Sedona Stumble Trail Run is Sedona's ONLY trail run. It is a 5K & 10K. This Race will sell out! All race finishers will…

Celebration of Spring

April 11, 2020. This is much more than just an egg hunt, this is a Celebration of Spring! Join us from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for this fun,…

Historical Oak Creek Canyon Round-Up

April 15-18, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Tours of Oak Creek Canyon with guide Paul Thompson, grandson of Oak Creek Canyon’s first permanent Anglo…

Verde Valley Birding & Nature Festival

April 23-26, 2020. Held in Cottonwood, Arizona this festival provides a unique recreational experience to anyone interested in the natural…

Earth Month - April

Earth DAY doesn't do it justice so in the Verde Valley, we celebrate Earth MONTH! Learn, Celebrate, Volunteer, Have Fun! Events are held all…

Spring Open Studios

April 24-26, 2020. Free, self-guided event celebrating the arts in the greater Verde Valley that runs from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily.…

Cinco de Mayo Celebration

May 2, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Immerse yourself in a colorful Fiesta saluting a rich heritage at Tlaquepaque. Enjoy the festivities…

The Great Sedona Chili Cook Off

May 2, 2020. The Rotary Club of Sedona’s annual fundraiser, The Great Sedona Chili Cook-Off is on the Saturday of the Cinco de Mayo weekend…

Red Rock Rumble 5-Mile Trail Run

May 24, 2020 Come check out Sedona's newest trail race, the Red Rock Rumble 5-Mile Trail Run in beautiful Red Rock State Park. Race…

Sedona PhotoFest

June 12-14, 2020. At the Sedona Performing Arts Center, the Sedona PhotoFest is a series of educational and inspiring presentations on…

4th of July Wet Fest

12:00 to 4:00 p.m. Spend your day with us and still have time to drive to your favorite fireworks show at night. Enjoy lunch and music, a…

National Day of the Cowboy

July 25, 2020. Screening of a classic western film made in Sedona during the hey day of westerns along with an introductory panel discussion,…

Sedona Hummingbird Festival

July 31 - August 2. The Sedona Hummingbird Festival celebrates the peak hummingbird population with entertaining & educational presentations,…

Sedona Arts Center Member Summer…

August 7 - 26, 2020. Members of the Sedona Arts Center will be selling and exhibiting their work throughout the month of August.

Sedona Star Party

August 21, 2020. Join us to celebrate Sedona’s dark skies 7:00 - 9:30pm! This free community event will give locals the chance to view the…

Red Rocks Music Festival - Event

August 30 to September 13, 2020. Red Rocks Music Festival presents extraordinary concerts www.redrocksmusicfestival.com

Sedona Photography Symposium

August 20-23, 2020. Join fellow photo enthusiasts for 4 days of inspiring presentations, breakout sessions and field workshops in one of the…

Sedona WagFest & Fair

September 19, 2020. 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Posse Grounds Pavillion. WagFest & Fair is the perfect day out for dogs and their humans. This…

Sedona Winefest

September 26-27, 2020 from 11:00 am to 5:00 p.m. We invite you to enjoy fabulous Arizona wines, tasty food, music, and vendors galore while…

Historical Red Rock Loop Round-Up

September 30 to October 3, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Tours follow the Red Rock Loop Road with guide Paul Thompson, grandson of Oak Creek Canyon’s…

Slide Rock Fall Fest

October 3, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Learn to attract monarch butterflies to gardens, enjoy blacksmithing, and taste delicious honey…

Sedona Arts Festival Event

October 10-11, 2020. At the of Sedona Red Rock High School – A favorite in the Southwest, the festival showcases 126 juried artists, the…

Pumpkin Splash

October 17, 2020 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Bring your bathing suit and join your friends at the best pumpkin patch in Sedona! The Sedona…

Annual Sedona Rock, Gem and Jewelry Show

October 17-18, 2020. Annual Sedona Rock, Gem & Jewelry Show On Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Sedona…

Fall Open Studios

October 23-25, 2020. Free, self-guided event celebrating the arts in the greater Verde Valley that runs from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily.…

Fall Arts & Crafts Show

October 24, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. At the Sedona Heritage Museum, free admission. This show is an old-fashioned arts and crafts…

Sedona Plein Air Festival

October 24-31, 2020. Sedona Arts Center invites you along to get creative and experience over two dozen master painters in action—making…

Haunted History

October 31, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. Enjoy an afternoon of ghostly tales with Michael Peach’s original stories: “Peoria’s Runaway Pumpkin”,…

Sedona’s Safe & Fun Trick or Treat…

October 31 from 5:00-8:00 p.m., in Uptown Sedona, merchants welcome ghouls and ghosts at store fronts for treats! Community dance…

Red Rocks Oktoberfest

October 2020. Oktoberfest will support many local causes and will benefit the Rotary Club of Sedona Red Rocks and our efforts within the…

Wildcat Carnival

October 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 570 Posse Ground Road, Sedona, AZ, 86336. The event is free to enter, however, tickets will need…

The Mural Marigold Project

November 4-7, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Dia de los Muertos has become one of Tlaquepaque's most exciting events. It celebrates the…

Dia de los Muertos Celebration

November 7, 2020. Dia de los Muertos celebrates the Mexican tradition that honors friends and family who have passed on. The celebration…

Sedona Wolf Week

November 10-15, 2020. Founded by Plan B to Save Wolves & Apex Protection Project this event was created with the mission to change the way…

Veteran’s Day Tribute

November 11, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Celebrate Sedona's local veterans with this premiere tribute at the Sedona Heritage Museum.

Annual Sedona Turkey Trot

November 26, 2020. Presented by Sedona Running Company this is a great family activity to attend on Thanksgiving morning. The start and…

Sedona’s Tree Lighting & Santa…

December 4, 2020 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Enjoy traditional tree-lighting, refreshments, local holiday entertainment and Santa visits with…

Breakfast with Santa

December 5, 2020. Sedona Parks and Recreation is pleased to invite you to our Annual Breakfast with Santa event! This two-hour event combines…

Nutcracker

The Phoenix Ballet and Sedona Chamber Ballet will present breathtaking performances of The Nutcracker at the Sedona Performing Arts Center.…