Sedona Festivals

Sedona hosts a variety of festivals every year that offer something for everyone. You can find events that support the local arts with live music, film, painting, and jewelry exhibits, or discover festivals that celebrate healthy living and the outdoors with yoga and mountain biking workshops. Check out our list of Sedona’s most popular festivals and find out what this beautiful red rock community has to offer!

Sedona International Film Festival

Sedona International Film Festival

The Sedona International Film Festival is an acclaimed annual event that celebrates the art of cinema showcasing a diverse selection of independent and international films, including features, documentaries, shorts, and animations. In addition to film screenings, the festival also features Q&A sessions with filmmakers, panel discussions, workshops, and special events, providing a dynamic and enriching experience for film enthusiasts and industry professionals alike.

When: February/March
Where: Throughout Sedona

  • Independant Films
Sedona Yoga Festival

Sedona Yoga Festival

The Sedona Yoga Festival is a transformative event that celebrates yoga, wellness, and conscious living amidst the serene beauty of Sedona, Arizona. This festival offers attendees a rich program of yoga classes, workshops, lectures, and meditation sessions led by renowned teachers and practitioners from around the world.

When: Spring
Where: Throughout Sedona

  • Yoga Classes
Sedona Mountain Bike Festival

Sedona Mountain Bike Festival

The Sedona Mountain Bike Festival is an event that celebrates the thrill of mountain biking. This festival brings together mountain biking enthusiasts of all skill levels to experience the natural beauty of Sedona's terrain. Attendees can enjoy guided rides, demo bikes from leading manufacturers, participate in skills clinics and workshops, and connect with fellow riders at social events and after-parties.

When: March
Where: Posse Grounds Park

  • Live Music
  • Family-friendly
  • Bike Demos
Spring Open Studios

Spring Open Studios

The Spring Open Studios in Sedona, AZ, is an exciting event that celebrates the talent and creativity of local artists and artisans. This event offers art enthusiasts the opportunity to explore the studios of participating artists, witness live demonstrations, and purchase original artwork directly from the creators. Visitors can expect to find a wide range of artistic mediums on display, including painting, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, and more.

When: Spring
Where: Throughout Sedona

  • Family-friendly
Piano On the Rocks International Festival

Piano On the Rocks International Festival

The Piano On the Rocks International Festival is a captivating celebration of piano music held annually in Sedona, Arizona. Typically taking place in the late spring or early summer, this festival brings together world-class pianists from around the globe to showcase their talent and passion for the piano. Audiences can expect to be mesmerized by a unique range of performances, including classical masterpieces, contemporary compositions, jazz improvisations, and more.

When: April
Where: Verde Valley School

  • Live Music
Sedona Airport Family Fun Day

Sedona Airport Family Fun Day

The Sedona Airport Family Fun Day is an exciting event designed for families to enjoy a day of aviation-themed entertainment and activities. This event takes place at the Sedona Airport, located atop a scenic mesa with stunning views of the surrounding red rock landscape. Visitors can expect a wide range of attractions, including aircraft displays, airplane rides, aviation demonstrations, food vendors, live music, and children's activities.

When: Spring/Summer
Where: Sedona Airport

  • Family-friendly
4th of July Wet Fest

4th of July Wet Fest

The 4th of July Wet Fest is a fun-filled celebration of Independence Day that brings together locals and visitors for a day of water-themed activities and festivities. This event offers a refreshing escape from the summer heat with water slides, splash zones, water balloon battles, and other aquatic attractions. Families can enjoy live music, food vendors, games, and entertainment throughout the day.

When: July
Where: Posse Grounds Park

  • Family-friendly
Sedona Hummingbird Festival

Sedona Hummingbird Festival

The Sedona Hummingbird Festival observes one of nature's most fascinating creatures, the hummingbird. Visitors can enjoy guided birdwatching tours, educational presentations, art exhibits, and interactive activities focused on hummingbirds and their habitats.

When: July/August
Where: Throughout Sedona

  • Educational
  • Family-friendly
Sedona Winefest

Sedona Winefest

The Sedona Winefest is a delightful celebration of wine, food, and culture. This event brings together local wineries, vineyards, and gourmet food vendors to offer attendees a diverse selection of wines and culinary delights. Visitors can sample a wide variety of wines, from crisp whites to robust reds, while enjoying live music, art exhibits, and educational seminars on wine appreciation.

When: September
Where: Posse Grounds Park

  • Live Music
  • 21+
Red Rocks Music Festival

Red Rocks Music Festival

The Red Rocks Music Festival is a local gathering of musical performances set against the stunning backdrop of Sedona's iconic red rock formations. This annual festival showcases a diverse array of music genres, ranging from classical to contemporary, jazz to world music.

When: August/September
Where: Throughout Sedona

  • Live Music
  • Family-friendly
Sedona WagFest & Fair

Sedona WagFest & Fair

The Sedona WagFest & Fair is a delightful celebration of our furry friends and their human companions. This event brings together pet owners, animal lovers, and local businesses for a day of fun-filled activities, educational workshops, and pet-friendly entertainment. Attendees can enjoy doggy costume contests, agility demonstrations, pet adoptions, and vendor booths offering a wide array of pet products and services.

When: September
Where: Posse Grounds Park

  • Dog-friendly
  • Family-friendly
Sedona Arts Festival

Sedona Arts Festival

The Sedona Arts Festival is an annual celebration of art, culture, and creativity that showcases the work of local and national artists. Visitors can explore various types of artwork including paintings, sculptures, jewelry, ceramics, and more. Hop around between booths filled with unique and original pieces while enjoying live music, food vendors, and interactive art experiences.

When: October
Where: Sedona Red Rock Highschool

  • Live Music
  • Family-friendly
Sedona Annual Rock, Gem, and Jewelry Show

Sedona Annual Rock, Gem, and Jewelry Show

The Sedona Annual Rock, Gem, and Jewelry Show is a dazzling showcase of minerals, gemstones, fossils, and handcrafted jewelry, attracting enthusiasts and collectors from around the world. This event offers attendees the opportunity to browse through a wide selection of unique and rare specimens, as well as purchase one-of-a-kind pieces created by talented artists.

When: October
Where: Sedona Red Rock Highschool

  • Family-friendly
Dia de los Muertos Celebration

Dia de los Muertos Celebration

The Dia de los Muertos Celebration is a vibrant and colorful homage to the Mexican tradition of honoring and remembering loved ones who have passed away. This event brings together the local community and visitors alike to celebrate life and death in a joyful and meaningful way. Participants can expect to see traditional altars adorned with marigolds, candles, and photographs of the departed, as well as enjoy live music, dance performances, art exhibitions, and delicious Mexican cuisine.

When: October
Where: Throughout Sedona

  • Live Music
  • Family-friendly
 Red Rocks Oktoberfest

Red Rocks Oktoberfest

The Red Rocks Oktoberfest is a lively celebration of German culture, food, and music. This festival brings the community together to enjoy traditional Bavarian fare, including bratwurst, pretzels, and beer, as well as live music, dancing, and family-friendly activities.

When: October
Where: Posse Grounds Park

  • Live Music
  • 21+
Plein Air Festival

Plein Air Festival

The Plein Air Festival is an outdoor painting festival that celebrates the breathtaking landscapes of Sedona and its surrounding areas. Artists from around the world gather to create works of art en plein air, meaning "in the open air," immersing themselves in the natural beauty and vibrant colors of the Sedona region.

When: October
Where: Throughout Sedona

  • Art Exhibits
  • Family-friendly
Sedona Food Truck Festival

Sedona Food Truck Festival

The Sedona Food Truck Festival is a delicious culinary extravaganza that showcases a wide variety of gourmet food trucks offering delectable dishes from around the world. This event is for foodies ready to indulge in an assorted offering of culinary delights, ranging from savory street tacos and mouthwatering burgers to sweet treats and homemade desserts!

When: November
Where: Posse Grounds Park

  • Live Music
  • Family-friendly

HOTELS IN SEDONA

Briar Patch Inn

Briar Patch Inn is the #1 Ranked B&B in AZ since 2011 and has received Trip Advisor's Certificate of Excellence
The Briar Patch Inn features 19 cabins situated on 9 lush acres in Oak Creek Canyon, just 3 miles north of Sedona. Each individual cabin is dressed in

Briar Patch Inn is the #1 Ranked B&B in AZ since 2011 and has received Trip Advisor's Certificate of Excellence
The Briar Patch Inn features 19 cabins situated on 9 lush acres in Oak Creek Canyon, just 3 miles north of Sedona. Each individual cabin is dressed in distinctly different southwestern decor. The lush grounds - home to wildlife, birds and two resident sheep - showcase rambling walking paths, canyon oaks, giant pines and sycamores, all providing the perfect setting to nurture your relationship with nature. Healthy, bountiful, homemade breakfasts are offered by the creek in spring and summer and by the lodge fireplaces in fall and winter. An attentive, longtime staff strives to provide a quality of fine service that is the hallmark of this "magical" sanctuary. A Fodor's Choice and a Frommer's favorite.


Adobe Grand Villas

Luxurious AAA 4 Diamond Sedona, Arizona bed and breakfast with 850 + sq ft villas, red rock views, two fireplaces, jetted tub, walk-in shower, three-course breakfast, private entrances, high-speed internet, garden patios or balcony, pool, and an in-ground jetted spa. Relax and unwind wi

Luxurious AAA 4 Diamond Sedona, Arizona bed and breakfast with 850 + sq ft villas, red rock views, two fireplaces, jetted tub, walk-in shower, three-course breakfast, private entrances, high-speed internet, garden patios or balcony, pool, and an in-ground jetted spa. Relax and unwind with a private couples spa and personal chef for private dinners.

9.7
161 reviews

Element Sedona

Element Sedona Hotel is steps away from the breathtaking red rock mountains, famous restaurants and premium shopping near Sedona's Oak Creek Canyon. Element Sedona is a new hotel where outdoor enthusiasts have endless access to enjoy the beautiful scenery - golf, bike or hike with over 400
Element Sedona Hotel is steps away from the breathtaking red rock mountains, famous restaurants and premium shopping near Sedona's Oak Creek Canyon. Element Sedona is a new hotel where outdoor enthusiasts have endless access to enjoy the beautiful scenery - golf, bike or hike with over 400 miles of trails nearby, plus access to downtown without the congestion. Rest well during your extended stay in our spacious suites with fully equipped kitchens, signature Heavenly Beds® and Netflix, Hulu & YouTube streaming services. Element Sedona is the top-rated Sedona Marriott on Trip Advisor so you are guaranteed an unforgettable experience. Our hotel in Sedona is pet-friendly and a perfect hotel for families visiting Sedona and the Coconino National Forest including Slide Rock State Park and Bell Rock. At the end of your day, enjoy local beer, wine and small bites at our on-site bar, then relax at our outdoor saline pool and hot tub while admiring the spectacular sunset views.
8.6
615 reviews

El Portal Sedona

El Portal Sedona Hotel is dedicated to providing an extraordinary lodging experience for guests and their pets in unpretentious luxury. The boutique hotel was designed and built with pets in mind with tile and wood flooring throughout; while at the same time offering guests the best in

El Portal Sedona Hotel is dedicated to providing an extraordinary lodging experience for guests and their pets in unpretentious luxury. The boutique hotel was designed and built with pets in mind with tile and wood flooring throughout; while at the same time offering guests the best in modern amenities and unparalleled concierge services for the Sedona area.

Located in the heart of Sedona, the boutique hotel has received numerous awards, the most recent being #2 on Dogster Magazine's "Top Pet-Friendly Hotels in the Country", AAA Four-Diamond Hotel Award, voted the Best Pet-Friendly Hotel in the USA by 10best.com and USA Today, 2017 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor, among others.


Oak Creek Terrace Resort

Escape to Oak Creek Canyon among the red rocks and tranquility of Oak Creek. We are the perfect couple's getaway with in-room fireplaces and jetted Jacuzzis. Made to order for honeymoons and anniversaries, this Sedona, Arizona resort also offers great family fun by the creek in double hamm
Escape to Oak Creek Canyon among the red rocks and tranquility of Oak Creek. We are the perfect couple's getaway with in-room fireplaces and jetted Jacuzzis. Made to order for honeymoons and anniversaries, this Sedona, Arizona resort also offers great family fun by the creek in double hammocks, swings, barbecues, and picnic areas. Cabins, bungalows, and family units available. Come stay with us!
8.7
249 reviews

Alma De Sedona Inn Bed & Breakfast

This Sedona lodging choice is AAA rated 4-Diamond and recommended by Fodors. You'll experience the warmth of staying with good friends, along with all the comforts of a fine Sedona hotel. Spacious rooms offer: king bed, two person jetted tub, fireplace, private entrance, and patio. Delicio
This Sedona lodging choice is AAA rated 4-Diamond and recommended by Fodors. You'll experience the warmth of staying with good friends, along with all the comforts of a fine Sedona hotel. Spacious rooms offer: king bed, two person jetted tub, fireplace, private entrance, and patio. Delicious gourmet breakfast and appetizers served each day. Enhance your visit to the spectacular Red Rock country by staying at this luxurious and romantic Sedona bed and breakfast inn.
9.2
93 reviews

Eagle Dancer

A rare opportunity to experience Sedona's most iconic multi-million dollar property. This pristine boutique retreat is impeccably finished. Stylish flooring, well-appointed kitchens, fireplaces and private patios are a few of the unique features. Indulge in a full spa experience, hot tub,
A rare opportunity to experience Sedona's most iconic multi-million dollar property. This pristine boutique retreat is impeccably finished. Stylish flooring, well-appointed kitchens, fireplaces and private patios are a few of the unique features. Indulge in a full spa experience, hot tub, aromatherapy steam room, dry sauna, salt water pool & on-site spa services. Set in 5 acres of private natural beauty yet only 1.2m to town. Enjoy 15+ hikes from your own private trailhead.

Aiden by Best Western Sedona

Here at the Aiden by Best Western @ Sedona, all accommodations and amenities are provided to our visitors with friendly, individualized customer service that will ensure your needs are met during your stay with us.

After hiking our world-renowned trails, take a break from the de

Here at the Aiden by Best Western @ Sedona, all accommodations and amenities are provided to our visitors with friendly, individualized customer service that will ensure your needs are met during your stay with us.

After hiking our world-renowned trails, take a break from the desert heat to swim in the pool, and take in the breathtaking Red Rock views and desert sunsets. Our restaurant is located right in the motel, and all rooms provide refrigerators and complimentary coffee & tea. Stay in shape while on the road, with the cardio machines and free weights of our modern fitness room. Other practical necessities offered to you include, guest laundry, meditation room, cable TV/HBO in all rooms with Casting capability, and business printing center. We also offer All Non-Smoking Rooms, ADA accommodations, AAA & Senior Discounts, and children Under 17 stay free.

We are committed to providing a unique, enjoyable, and affordable experience for all our guests. With our convenient location and reasonable rates, we are confident you’ll be happy with the accommodations and Western Hospitality of our professional guest services, here at the Aiden in Sedona.

7.7
536 reviews

Hilton Sedona At Bell Rock

A magical location, stunning landscape with sweeping vistas: Hilton Sedona at Bell Rock is your ideal home for adventure in red rock country. With a recent multi-million dollar renovation, our refreshed resort features 221 modern guest rooms and suites, all with fireplace, patio or balcon
A magical location, stunning landscape with sweeping vistas: Hilton Sedona at Bell Rock is your ideal home for adventure in red rock country. With a recent multi-million dollar renovation, our refreshed resort features 221 modern guest rooms and suites, all with fireplace, patio or balcony, and mini kitchenette. Enjoy the full-service spa, athletic club with fitness classes, two swimming pools and 18-hole championship golf course.
8.2
360 reviews

Junipine Resort

Junipine Resort is the perfect location for small business meetings or a family vacation. Our secluded creekside setting is the perfect retreat from the hectic pace of our everyday world. Enjoy coffee on your private Sedona, Arizona hotel room patio watching the sunrise over the Red Rocks.
Junipine Resort is the perfect location for small business meetings or a family vacation. Our secluded creekside setting is the perfect retreat from the hectic pace of our everyday world. Enjoy coffee on your private Sedona, Arizona hotel room patio watching the sunrise over the Red Rocks. Slide Rock State Park is adjacent to our resort, and Sedona is just 8 miles away.
8.8
689 reviews

Canyon Villa B&B Inn of Sedona

Enjoy bedside views of the Red Rocks of Sedona by Bell Rock and Courthouse Butte. Sedona bed and breakfast fare includes full gourmet breakfasts, an afternoon appetizer hour, and evening coffee, teas, and dessert. Bask by the solar pool on warm summer days, and stargaze clear evening skies
Enjoy bedside views of the Red Rocks of Sedona by Bell Rock and Courthouse Butte. Sedona bed and breakfast fare includes full gourmet breakfasts, an afternoon appetizer hour, and evening coffee, teas, and dessert. Bask by the solar pool on warm summer days, and stargaze clear evening skies by an outdoor fire as the weather gets cooler.
9.7
52 reviews

Sky Ranch Lodge

Enjoy our Sedona views extending up to 75 miles in all directions. Sedona sunrises and sunsets fill the skies daily with breathtaking color. By night the lights of Sedona shine below. This unique Sedona, Arizona hotel offers affordable rooms, pool, spa, and beautiful gardens.
8.6
1535 reviews

Sedona Real Inn & Suites

Our family-owned and operated inn feels different from other Sedona hotels because it is. When you're here, you'll experience the comfort and convenience that you're used to in your own home. With our very own pet-friendly park, sparkling pool, and fitness center, many of our guests enjoy
Our family-owned and operated inn feels different from other Sedona hotels because it is. When you're here, you'll experience the comfort and convenience that you're used to in your own home. With our very own pet-friendly park, sparkling pool, and fitness center, many of our guests enjoy spending part of their Sedona vacation relaxing with us. With a country inn atmosphere, and bed and breakfast feel, each of the 42 traditional rooms and 47 spacious suites offer comfortable accommodations. All our rooms include complimentary WiFi and a hot breakfast bar to get your day started! Your four-legged family members will love our grassy outside play area with a barbeque and fire-pit. The concierge is on-site daily to share the best things to do in Sedona.
8.9
248 reviews

Prescott Resort and Conference Center

Resting on the "Top of the Hill" offering picturesque views of Prescott, experience Northern Arizona's premier getaway, the Prescott Resort and Conference Center. Located only 60 scenic miles from Sedona, the Prescott Resort is a great escape for a relaxed weekend, corporate retreat, o
Resting on the "Top of the Hill" offering picturesque views of Prescott, experience Northern Arizona's premier getaway, the Prescott Resort and Conference Center. Located only 60 scenic miles from Sedona, the Prescott Resort is a great escape for a relaxed weekend, corporate retreat, or conference meeting. Experience the charm of Northern Arizona at the Prescott Resort. Each of our newly renovated 160 guestrooms feature modern amenities that cater to our guests needs, i.e. High-Speed Wireless Internet and Flat-Screen Televisions. Each room was designed in the spirit of the Yavapai Tribe and offers artwork indicative to the majestic scenery of the Prescott area.

The Wilde Resort and Spa

The Sedona landscape invites endless discovery and The Wilde has its own special way of opening your eyes. Feel it as you relax poolside or by our fire pits in the Grove Gardens, where the night sky opens before you. Absorb the feeling as you admire the majesty of Thunder Mountain from the
The Sedona landscape invites endless discovery and The Wilde has its own special way of opening your eyes. Feel it as you relax poolside or by our fire pits in the Grove Gardens, where the night sky opens before you. Absorb the feeling as you admire the majesty of Thunder Mountain from the Rangeview Rooftop Outdoor Living Room, or experience it at The Wilde Haven Spa, as you unwind after an exhilarating day on the trails
8.8
277 reviews

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