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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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Illuminate Film Festival

May 28, 2020. Get your FREE ticket to this event: https://illuminate.eventive.org Join famed musician Michael Franti live online for 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 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 - 9:30 p.m! This free community event will give locals the chance to view…

Verde River Runoff

September 12, 2020. This 5 & 10-mile kayak, canoe and stand-up boarder race is a popular event that draws novice and seasoned paddlers alike.…

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…

Red Rock Hemp Festival

September 25-26, 2020. Each year the Red Rock Hemp Festival continues to grow. With the new Farm Bill allowing Arizonians to grow hemp, there…

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 Stumble 5K & 10K

October 3, 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…

Sedona Arts Festival

October 10-11, 2020. At the 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…

Sedona Annual 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…

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…

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”,…

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.

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…

The Nutcracker

December 5-6, 2020. The Phoenix Ballet and Sedona Chamber Ballet will present breathtaking performances of The Nutcracker at the Sedona…

A Christmas Carol

December 12, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. Award-winning actor Michael Peach will read Charles Dickens’ classic “A Christmas Carol” at the Sedona…

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…

The Festival of Lights

December 12, 2020 from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. A full schedule of lively musical entertainment, a visit from Santa, and free cider awaits, making…

Christmas in the Park

December 12, 2020. Christmas in the Park is the Museum’s annual gift to the community and visitors. Be greeted by our traditional…

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…

Sedona Health and Nutrition Conference

January 14-15, 2021. Healthcare professionals will learn the latest information on plant-based nutrition, the effects of diet on chronic…

VegFest

January 16-17, 2021. VegFest is a celebration of the joys and benefits of a plant-based diet and lifestyle. Learn how easy it is to get…

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.

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 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…

Sedona PhotoFest

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

Chamber Music Sedona’s Winterfest

Chamber Music Sedona presents its Annual Winterfest, including an intimate salon recital, educational events for young students, and a…

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…

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 Yoga Festival

March 18-21, 2021. 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

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!

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,…

Cinco de Mayo Celebration

2020 event canceled - please check the event organizer’s website for the most current information. Immerse yourself in a colorful Fiesta…

The Great Sedona Chili Cook-Off

2020 event canceled - please check the event organizer's website for the most current information. The Rotary Club of Sedona’s annual…

Spring Open Studios

2020 event canceled - please check the event organizer’s website for the most current information. Free self-guided event celebrating the…

40th Annual Member’s Exhibition

The remainder of the 2020 event has been canceled - please check the event organizer's website for the most current information. Join us for…

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…

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…

TEDxSedona Event

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

Sedona Hummingbird Festival

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

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…

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…

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…