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Annual Events

Check out the best annual events in Sedona.

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Please check the event organizer’s website for the most current information on any of the events below.

 

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Red Rock Rumble 5-Mile Trail Run

October 18, 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 Plein Air Festival

October 24-31, 2020. This year the 16th Annual Sedona Plein Air Festival will be a first of its kind—all woman event! Join us for a Virtual…

The Mural Marigold Project

November 4-7, 2020 from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Our annual Marigold Mural Project is back with a NEW SAFE AND EXCITING FORMAT. Bring or share with…

Sedona Wolf Week

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

Veteran’s Day Tribute

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

Sedona Annual 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…

The Magical Christmas Journey

December 4-24, 2020. Let your imagination take flight during The Magical Christmas Journey™ at Verde Canyon Railroad. Every Thursday,…

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…

Loving Bowls

December 12, 2020. 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 19, 2020 from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. The arts village is cheerfully bedecked in decorative lights reminiscent of A Christmas Carol. Santa…

Chamber Music Sedona’s Winterfest

January 10, 2021. Chamber Music Sedona presents its Annual Winterfest, including an intimate salon recital, educational events for young…

Wild & Scenic Film Festival

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival is presented by Friends of the Verde River in partnership with local environmental nonprofits. We invite you…

RunSedona

February 6, 2021. 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 4-15, 2021. Sedona Visual Artists' Coalition Annual Exhibition @ Sedona Arts Center showcases local members art from the Verde Valley.

Sedona International Film Festival &…

February 20-28, 2021. We are your ticket to the hottest show in town … the GREATEST celebration of the BEST in independent film from around…

Annual Member’s Exhibition

March 2021. Join us for the Annual Juried Member's Exhibition and Sale! Artists of all levels, working in all mediums are invited to show…

Sedona Mountain Bike Festival

The Sedona MTB Festival is 3-day mountain bike celebration that will include a Main Expo/Festival, Bike Demos, Shuttled Rides, a Beer Garden,…

Sedona St Patrick’s Parade

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…

Sedona Food Truck Festival

March 2021. Held at Posse Grounds Park, this event will feature great food, live music and a beer garden. Admission is free! Grub, Brews and Tunes!

Earth Month Every April

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

Celebration of Spring

April 2021. 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

2020 event canceled - please check the event organizer's website for the most current information. Tours of Oak Creek Canyon with guide Paul…

Verde Valley Birding & Nature Festival

April 22 - 25, 2021. Held in Cottonwood, Arizona this festival provides a unique recreational experience to anyone interested in the natural…

Spring Open Studios

April 2021. 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…

The Great Sedona Chili Cook-Off

May 2021. 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…

Cinco de Mayo Celebration

May 2021. Immerse yourself in a colorful Fiesta saluting a rich heritage at Tlaquepaque. Enjoy the festivities while cheering and whistling…

Illuminate Film Festival

May, 2021. The Film Festival mission is to elevate human consciousness and inspire lasting transformation through cinema. ILLUMINATE is a…

TEDxSedona Event

May 2021. A program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called…

Sedona PhotoFest

June 11-13, 2021. At the Sedona Performing Arts Center, the Sedona PhotoFest is a series of educational and inspiring presentations on…

4th of July Wet Fest

July 4, 2021. 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…

National Day of the Cowboy

July 24, 2021. 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 30 - August 1, 2021. The festival celebrates the peak hummingbird population with entertaining & educational presentations, tours of…

Sedona Arts Center Member Summer…

August 2021. Members of the Sedona Arts Center will be selling and exhibiting their work throughout the month of August.

Sedona Photography Symposium

August 2021. Join fellow photo enthusiasts for 4 days of inspiring presentations, breakout sessions and field workshops in one of the world's…

Sedona Star Party

August 2021. Join us to celebrate Sedona’s dark skies 7:00 - 9:30 p.m! This free community event will give locals the chance to view the…

Sedona WagFest & Fair

Cancelled September 2020. at Posse Grounds Pavillion. WagFest & Fair is the perfect day out for dogs and their humans. This canine event will…

Historical Red Rock Loop Round-Up

Fall 2021 at 2:00 p.m. Tours follow the Red Rock Loop Road with guide Paul Thompson, grandson of Oak Creek Canyon’s first permanent Anglo…

Sedona Winefest

September 25-26, 2021 from 11:00 am to 5:00 p.m. We invite you to enjoy fabulous Arizona wines, tasty food, music, and vendors galore while…

Sedona Arts Festival

October 2021. At the Sedona Red Rock High School – a favorite in the Southwest, the festival showcases 126 juried artists, the Gourmet…

Pumpkin Splash

October 2021 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 Community…

Slide Rock Fall Fest

October 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Learn to attract monarch butterflies to gardens, enjoy blacksmithing, and taste delicious honey…

Red Rocks Oktoberfest

October 2021. Oktoberfest will support many local causes and will benefit the Rotary Club of Sedona Red Rocks and our efforts within the…

Sedona Annual Rock, Gem and Jewelry Show

October 2021. 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 Red…

Fall Open Studios

October 2021. 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. The tour…

Fall Arts & Crafts Show

Cancelled for 2020. At the Sedona Heritage Museum, free admission. This show is an old-fashioned arts and crafts show like you remember them…

Haunted History

October 31, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. Enjoy an afternoon of ghostly tales with Michael Peach’s original stories: “Peoria’s Runaway Pumpkin”,…

Dia de los Muertos Celebration

November 6, 2021. Sadly, due to the pandemic, we feel it is in the best interest of all our visitors and locals to take a pause this 2020. We…

Christmas in the Park

December 2021. Christmas in the Park is the Museum’s annual gift to the community and visitors. Be greeted by our traditional tumbleweed…

The Festival of Lights

Sadly, due to the pandemic, we feel it is in the best interest of all our visitors and locals to take a pause this year 2020. We will be…

Sedona Health and Nutrition Conference

January 27-28, 2022. Healthcare professionals will learn the latest information on plant-based nutrition, the effects of diet on chronic…

VegFest

January 29-30, 2022. VegFest is a celebration of the joys and benefits of a plant-based diet and lifestyle. Learn how easy it is to get…

Piano On the Rocks International Festival

August 2021. We bring internationally acclaimed musicians to Sedona each year for a three-day concert series. This festival explores the…

Verde River Runoff

March 21, 2021. This 5 & 10-mile kayak, canoe and stand-up boarder race is a popular event that draws novice and seasoned paddlers alike. The…

Sedona Stumble 5K & 10K

October 2021.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…

Safe & Fun Trick or Treat

Postponed until 2021. October 31 from 5:00-8:00 p.m., in Uptown Sedona, merchants welcome ghouls and ghosts at store fronts for treats!…

A Christmas Carol

December 2021. Award-winning actor Michael Peach will read Charles Dickens’ classic “A Christmas Carol” at the Sedona Heritage Museum.…