Festivals / Events

Verde Valley Birding & Nature Festival

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675 Dead Horse Ranch Rd, Cottonwood, AZ 86326 |

April 24-28, 2019. Held in Cottonwood, Arizona this festival provides a unique recreational experience to anyone interested in the natural world and fosters awareness of the importance of habitat for the enrichment of all life in the Verde Valley.Read More...
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Sedona Plein Air Festival

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Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 282-3809

October 12-19, 2019 Sedona Arts Center invites you along to get creative and experience over two dozen master painters in action—making their art in Sedona, Arizona. Celebrate creativity with us and enjoy receptions, exhibitions, lectures, and opportunities to collect your next masterpiece at Sedona Plein Air Festival! Sedona Plein Air Festival is a week-long celebration of extraordinary landscapes, world-renowned artists, unique workshops, and wonderful free events.Read More...
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Sedona Food Truck Festival

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525 Posse Ground Rd, Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 204-7127

March 23, 2019 from 12:00-5:00 p.m. Held at Posse Grounds Park, this event will feature great food, live music and a beer garden. Admission is free! Grub, Brews and Tunes!Read More...
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Sedona Arts Center Member Summer Co-op

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15 Art Barn Rd, Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 282-3809

August 2 - 23, 2019. Members of the Sedona Arts Center will be selling and exhibiting their work throughout the month of August.Read More...
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Loving Bowls

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15 Art Barn Rd, Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 282-3809

December 15, 2018: Noon - 3 pm. A major gathering of creative people. Join hundreds of other local arts supporters for a unique annual event that offers a beautiful selection of hand-made bowls. All proceeds benefit local non-profits and the Arts & Educations programs at the Sedona Arts Center.Read More...
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Veteran’s Day Tribute

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735 Jordan Rd, Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 282-7038

November 11, 2019 at 11:00am. Celebrate Sedona's local veterans at this permire tribute at the Sedona Heritage Museum.Read More...
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Sedona Star Party

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525 Posse Ground Rd, Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 282-7890

August 2, 2019. Join us to celebrate Sedona’s dark skies 7:30 - 9:30pm! This free community event will give locals the chance to view the Summer Milky Way, Jupiter, Saturn and Mars, and more! The astronomers of the Verde Valley will provide telescopes for free viewing and laser guided constellation tours. Mark your calendar, bring a blanket, and join us for this fun community event!Read More...
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Voila Tour -A French Experience in Arizona

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2 Allee Paul Claudel, Gareoult, ** 83136 | +331677 173937

August 20 - 24, 2019. Voilà Tour puts together " A French Experience" with several Arts for different kinds of events beginning in August in Northern ArizonaRead More...
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1st Friday Evening in the Galleries

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., Sedona, AZ 86339 | (928) 282-6865

Sedona's finest art galleries invite you to enjoy a special evening of openings, special guests, artist receptions and celebrations at their 1st Friday in the Galleries from 5 - 8pm. Everyone is welcome to attend in multiple locations in the Gallery District & Uptown. Sponsored by the Sedona Gallery Association.Read More...
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RunSedona

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Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 204-1123

February 2, 2019, The Annual RunSedona will feature three distances sure to take your breath away: 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon. This scenic race attracts athletes from around the globe to enjoy Sedona’s red rocks up close and personal. “If the scenery doesn’t take your breath away, the hills will!”Read More...
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Sedona Photography Symposium

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333 Schnebly Hill Rd, Sedona, AZ 86336 |

August 22 - 25, 2019. Join fellow photo enthusiasts for 4 days of inspiring presentations, breakout sessions and field workshops in one of the world's most magnificent landscapes: Sedona, AZ!Read More...
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The Sedona Visual Artists’ Coalition Open Studios

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p, Sedona, AZ 86340 | (503) 789-4437

October 25-27, 2019. Free, self-guided event celebrating the arts in the greater Verde Valley that runs from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily. The tour provides a unique opportunity to meet over 50 artists in their private studios, working in a variety of mediums. Maps and informative brochures will be available in a number of locations or at our website. For more information, email Mike Upp or call (503) 789-4437.Read More...
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Friends of the Verde River

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115 S Main St, Ste A, One for the Verde, Cottonwood, AZ 86326 | (928) 641-6013

Friends of the Verde River, (Friends), is a purpose driven community benefit organization and 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Friends envisions a healthy, free-flowing Verde River and tributaries that support our unique environment, a vibrant economy, and quality of life for future generations.Read More...
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Voila Tour

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2 Allee Paul Claudel, Gareoult, ** 83136 | +331677 173937

Voilà Tour French Festival puts together several Arts for different kinds of events.Read More...
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Sedona International Film Festival & Workshop

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2030 W State Route 89A,Ste A-3, Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 282-1177

February 23- March 3, 2019. We are your ticket to the hottest show in town … the GREATEST celebration of the BEST in independent film from around the world: From features to shorts, documentaries to animation and foreign films to student films, you will be treated to a cinephile’s dream – NINE DAYS and more than 160 films! Where Movies Rock!Read More...
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Sedona Yoga Festival – A Consciousness Evolution Conference

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Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 793-2777

March 14-17, 2019. Deepen your practice and tap into ancient wisdom with three days of yoga, music and energy work in the undisputed spiritual center of the West. The flexible conference structure gives you an unparalleled opportunity to weave your own experience in the richly colored cultural and natural tapestry that is Sedona.Read More...
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4th of July Wet Fest

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570 Posse Ground Road, Sedona Community Pool, Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 282-7098

12:00–4:00 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 swimming pool and water slide fun all surrounded by the spectacular red rocks. This Read More...
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Illuminate Film Festival

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1350 AZ-89A, Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 421-1108

June 2019. The world’s premier film festival for conscious cinema. Dedicated to spreading enlightened ideas and pushing humanity forward, ILLUMINATE is a landmark destination event and centerpiece for conscious content. Our mission is to expand human consciousness through cinema.Read More...
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Sedona PhotoFest

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-, Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 282-3809

June 14–16, 2019 at the Sedona Performing Arts Center. Sedona PhotoFest is a series of educational and inspiring presentations on photographic technique, use of digital software and personal artistic perspectives from some of the top photographers in the country.Read More...
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Sedona Spring Music Festival

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955 Upper Red Rock Loop Rd, Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 204-2415

April 7, 2019 at 2:30pm. Chamber Music Sedona will host its Fourth Annual Sedona Spring Music Festival. Get your tickets for the grand finale of the festival, the internationally renowned Fauré Piano Quartet will present a concert!Read More...
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Sedona’s Tree Lighting & Santa Visit

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Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 204-2390

December 6, 2019 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Enjoy traditional tree-lighting, refreshments, local holiday entertainment and Santa visits with children. This free event takes place at Tlaquepaque North and is presented by Sedona Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau. Free AdmissionRead More...
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The Festival of Lights

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336 State Route 179, Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 282-4838

December 14, 2019 from 3:00-8:00 p.m.A full schedule of lively musical entertainment, a visit from Santa, and free cider awaits, making it the perfect outing for families and friends. The River of Life Tabernacle Choir will be performing. At the tolling of the bell tower at 5:00pm, the lighting of 6,000 luminarias gets underway in Tlaquepaque's courtyards and walkways. Specially designated luminarias to honor cancer survivors can be purchased in Patio del Norte as well.Read More...
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Wild & Scenic Film Festival

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555 Middle Verde Rd, Camp Verde, AZ 86322 | (928) 282-2202

October 2019. For the 50th Anniversary of the 1968 Wild & Scenic Rivers Act, local environmental nonprofits invite you to experience the unique stories and adventures through amazing films that illustrate the Earth’s beauty, the challenges facing our planet and the communities working to protect it. Viewing times are 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. Showings on October 25 at the Elks Theater Prescott. Showing on October 27, Cliff Castle Casino Hotel, Camp VerdeRead More...
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Sedona Northern Lights

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331 Forest Rd, Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 282-7890

December 13 - 16, 2018 Times: 6:00 pm, 7:00 pm, 8:00 pm and 9:00 pm (show at the top of each hour) Where: Art Show projected on Camelhead Rock (next to Snoopy Rock). Celebrate the holiday season in Sedona, & witness the country's largest 3D holiday light show in The Most Beautiful Place on Earth. It is 4 days, don't miss this once in a lifetime chance to see this spectacular light event & celebrate the Season. Viewing areas throughout Uptown Sedona & Gallery Row. Music will be on KAZM 780AM.Read More...
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Sedona Wolf Week

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1752 AZ-179, Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 204-7127

March 25-30, 2019. Founded by Plan B to Save Wolves & Apex Protection Project this event was created with the mission to change the way people see wolves through education & entertainment. Wolf Week is a diverse program of speakers, performers, school presentations, arts, entertainment, concert, fundraisers, a wolf co-existence panel and social interactions with the Plan B & Apex Protection Project Ambassador Packs. For a complete schedule and to register: www.sedonawolfweek.orgRead More...
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Dia de los Muertos Celebration

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336 State Route 179, Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 282-4838

November 2, 2019. Dia de los Muertos celebrates the Mexican tradition that honors friends and family who have passed on. The celebration culminates with a full day of music, food, fire dancing, and more. Everyone is encouraged to place personal memorabilia on the beautiful altars. There will be fun activities for kids and face painting artists working in motifs. Costumes are strongly encouraged! “El Mercado” will feature traditional Day-of-the-Dead food.Read More...
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Red Rocks Oktoberfest

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Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 340-5012

October 26, 2019. Oktoberfest will support many local causes and will benefit the Rotary Club of Sedona Red Rocks and our efforts within the community. This event is produced by and benefits The Rotary Club of Sedona Red Rocks, a local charitable organization whose purpose is to demonstrate “Service Above Self.” Oktoberfest will support many local causes and will benefit the Rotary Club of Sedona Red Rocks and our efforts within the community.Read More...
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Sedona Hummingbird Festival

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., Sedona, AZ 86351 | (928) 284-2251

August 2-4, 2019.The Sedona Hummingbird Festival celebrates the peak hummingbird population with entertaining and educational presentations, tours of gardens and hotspots, a hummer/nature shopping mall, and banding demonstrations and birding trips; sponsored by the International Hummingbird Society.Read More...
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The Great Sedona Chili Cook Off

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-, Sedona, AZ 86336 | (703) 638-0727

May 4, 2019. The Rotary Club of Sedona’s annual fundraiser, The Great Sedona Chili Cook-Off is on the Saturday of the Cinco de Mayo weekend at Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. All proceeds from the Chili Cook-Off are used for local and international Rotary Club of Sedona Projects, including the Imagination Library.Read More...
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Sedona Mountain Bike Festival

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525 Posse Ground Rd, Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 282-1106

March 1-3, 2019. The Sedona MTB Festival is 3-day mountain bike celebration that will include a Main Expo/Festival, Bike Demos, Shuttled Rides, a Beer Garden, great Bands for (3) nights and a whole lotta sweet RED SINGLETRACK!Read More...
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Fall Arts & Crafts Show

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735 Jordan Rd, Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 282-7038

October 19, 2019 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m., at the Sedona Heritage Museum, free admission. This show is an old-fashioned arts and crafts show like you remember them to be. All items are hand-made. The artist or craftsman sits behind each table to personally tell you how they make their pieces, where they find their unusual materials or what inspires them. Many of these people do only this show or a very limited number of other shows making their items unusual and uncommon.Read More...
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Sedona Winefest

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525 Posse Ground Rd, Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 862-0210

September 28-29, 2019 from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm. We invite you to enjoy fabulous Arizona wines, tasty food, music, and vendors galore while enjoying the breathtaking panoramic views of the majestic red rocks. Located at the Posse Grounds Park in the heart of Sedona. Welcome to the 11th Annual Sedona Winefest!Read More...
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Sedona St Patrick’s Parade & Festival

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102 Roadrunner Drive, Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 282-7098

March 9, 2019. Sedona St Patrick's Parade & Festival is a cultural-heritage celebration that is free to attend. The parade starts at 10:30 a.m. along Jordan Road from Jordan Historical Park to Mesquite Avenue. This event is a partnership between NAU Parks and Recreation Program and the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation Department.Read More...
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Sedona Visual Artists’ Coalition

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Sedona, AZ 86340 | (928) 239-9967

October 26-28, 2018. Free, self-guided event celebrating the arts in the Verde Valley that runs from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily. Meet 50+ artists in their private studios. Maps and informative brochures will be available at our website. For more information, call (503) 789-4437.Read More...
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Sedona Arts Festival Event

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995 UPPER RED ROCK LOOP Rd, Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 204-9456

October 12-13, 2019. At the of Sedona Red Rock High School – A favorite in the Southwest, the festival showcases 126 juried artists, the Gourmet Gallery, an international guest artist, and KidZone, as well as great music, food, and raffle prizes. Admission supports arts education in our community.Read More...
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Celebration of Spring

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Posse Grounds Park, Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 282-7098

April 20, 2019. This is much more than just an egg hunt, this is a Celebration of Spring! Join us from 9:00 a.m.– 2:00 p.m. for this fun, action-packed event for families and all those in the community that enjoy spring and the beautiful outdoors. Inflatable toys for kids, face painting, carnival rides and much more are included with the $5 admission fee for the youth attendees. The Easter bunny will be on hand for picture taking.Read More...
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The Mural Marigold Project

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336 State Route 179, Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 282-4838

October 29-Novemeber 2 2019 from 11am- 5pm. Dia de los Muertos has become one of Tlaquepaque's most exciting events. It celebrates the timeless Mexican tradition that honors friends and family who have passed on. Underway on Tuesday October 30 with the Marigold Mural Project, everyone is encouraged to paint his or her tributes and remembrances on a 26-foot long community mural. Paints and brushes are provided. Located at Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts VillageRead More...
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Holiday Sweet Stroll

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336 State Route 179, Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 282-4838

December 22, 2018 3:00–7:00 pm. The arts village is cheerfully bedecked in decorative lights reminiscent of A Christmas Carol. Santa will be greeting little ones and carolers dressed in finery from Dickens era sing traditional songs. Look out for the Grinch lurking through the courtyards. Shops will be open and filled with unique gifts and with sweet treats, special give-a-ways, and discounted offers. You are sure to find some special presents for those on your gift list.Read More...
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Red Rocks Music Festival

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Sedona, AZ 86336 | (602) 402-4551

August 18- September 8, 2019 at the Sedona Creative Life Center, Featuring world-renowned violinist Shlomo Mintz in a Gala Solo recital, Pianist Sandra Shapiro " In My Father's Footsteps- a daughter's search for answers". "From the Romantic to Jazz" and "Dialogue through Music" will be performed by David Ehrlich, Anna Kazepides, violins, Rami Solomonow, viola, Jan Simiz, cello, Michael Kazepides, Double-Bass, Teresa Ehrlich, piano and Nikola Djurica, clarinet.Read More...
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The Sedona Visual Artists’ Coalition Open Studios

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p, Sedona, AZ 86340 | (503) 789-4437

April 26 - 28, 2019. Free, self-guided event celebrating the arts in the greater Verde Valley that runs from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily. The tour provides a unique opportunity to meet over 50 artists in their private studios, working in a variety of mediums. Maps and informative brochures will be available in a number of locations or at our website. For more information, email Mike Upp or call (503) 789-4437.Read More...
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Annual Sedona Turkey Trot

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525 Posse Ground Rd, Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 282-6956

November 28, 2019. Presented by Sedona Running Company this is a great family activity to attend on Thanksgiving morning. The start and finish line will be held at Posse Grounds Park in Sedona, AZ.Read More...
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Cinco de Mayo Celebration

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336 State Route 179, Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 282-4838

May 4, 2019 from 11:00am-5:00pm. Immerse yourself in a colorful Fiesta saluting a rich heritage at Tlaquepaque. Enjoy the festivities while cheering and whistling to the music of mariachi musicians, clapping to the steps of Folklorico dancers and savoring traditional Mexican food. Admission is free and there is a free trolley service from the Sedona Municipal parking lot-260 Schnebly Rd. Stop in and be a judge at the Great Sedona Chili Cook-Off.Read More...
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VegFest

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PO Box 3440, Sedona, AZ 86340 | (928) 821-6754

January 19-20, 2019. Vegfest is a celebration of the joys and benefits of a plant-based diet and lifestyle. Learn how easy it is to get healthy, reduce animal cruelty, and even save the environment through simple food choices. Hear and connect personally with world-renowned experts, enjoy cooking demonstrations with top plant-based chefs and nutritionists, and discover the latest products and services from healthy, humane, and sustainable product vendors.Read More...
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Sedona Gem and Mineral Show

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Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 274-4450

October 19-20, 2019 20th Annual Sedona Rock, Gem & Jewelry Show On Saturday, October 20 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Sunday, October 21 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm at Sedona Red Rock High School off SR 89A at 995 Upper Red Rock Loop Road. Admission $3, Children under 12 are free with free parking. Forty-five vendors, dazzling Crystals, alluring Amethyst, amazing Agates, unusual Minerals, rare Fossils and Meteorites, custom Jewelry, gorgeous Gemstones, Beads, hourly Raffle Prizes, Kids Adventure and more. Food and beverages available. Event benefits the non-profit Sedona Gem & Mineral Club.Read More...
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Breakfast with Santa

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525 Posse Ground Rd, Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 282-7098

December 7, 2019. Sedona Parks and Recreation is pleased to invite you to our Annual Breakfast with Santa event! This two-hour event combines a warm breakfast and Santa Claus! This event will be held at the Sedona Hub in Posse Grounds Park. After breakfast, children can enjoy taking a picture on Santa's lap and taking home a gift bag of crafts or petting our pony reindeer. This event is free of charge, so come for the pancakes (and more), and most of all, come to see Santa Claus!Read More...
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Sedona Arts Festival

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995 UPPER RED ROCK LOOP Rd, Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 204-9456

October 12 - 13, 2019. Held on the campus of Sedona Red Rock High School – A favorite in the Southwest, the festival showcases 126 juried artists, the Gourmet Gallery, an international guest artist, and KidZone, as well as great music, food, and raffle prizes. Admission supports arts education in our community.Read More...
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Pumpkin Splash

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570 Posse Ground Rd, Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 204-7127

October 19, 2019, from 1:00–3:00 p.m. Bring your bathing suit and join your friends at the best pumpkin patch in Sedona! The Sedona Community Pool will be home to pumpkins ready for the picking… Out of the water that is! This unique event is fun for all ages. There will also be classics and new games for kids on the pool deck to play and compete in. Everyone entering the pool facility, adults and children alike, must pay a $5 entry fee, which includes a pumpkin to take home.Read More...
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Sedona Health and Nutrition Conference

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PO Box 3440, Sedona, AZ 86340 | (928) 821-6754

January 17-18, 2019. Healthcare professionals will learn the latest information on plant-based nutrition, the effects of diet on chronic disease prevention & control, and how to design an optimum plant-based diet for patients and clients in a clinical setting. This conference offers credits for many medical professions.Read More...
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Sedona’s Safe & Fun Trick or Treat Uptown

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102 Roadrunner Drive, Sedona, AZ 86336 | (928) 282-7098

October 31 from 5:00-8:00 p.m., in Uptown Sedona, merchants welcome ghouls and ghosts at store fronts for treats! Community dance performance, safe environment, lots of fun. Free event presented by the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation Department.Read More...
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