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Festive Offerings in Scottsdale, Arizona

by Katie Skrzek

Dec 7, 2022

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Scottsdale, Arizona, offers travelers plenty of holiday cheer.


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Christmas at the Princess

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess hosts its annual Christmas at the Princess festival. Take part in ice skating, light shows, selfies with Santa and s’mores roasting. The event runs through Jan. 2.



Old Town Scottsdale’s signature holiday extravaganza offers festive activities for everyone. There are a variety of events and programs available each day, including holiday-themed exercise classes, scavenger hunts and whiskey tastings. The festival runs through Dec. 31.


Home for the Holidays

Head to Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wright’s winter home and desert laboratory, for festive experiences. Check out a gingerbread house showcase, participate in card making and paper house ornament making and visit photo stations. Live music and snacks are also available. The events take place Dec. 9, 10, 16 and 17.


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Las Noches de las Luminarias

Visit Desert Botanical Garden’s long-running special attraction, Las Noches de las Luminarias. Visit the garden in the evening for a fantastic light display along the trails, while accompanied by live music. The event takes place Dec. 9–31.


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