Your Sedona Holiday Event Guide

The holiday season is officially here! From snow covering the Red Rocks to the smell of fireplaces wafting through the air, Sedona is a truly magical place to celebrate the holidays with loved ones. L’Auberge de Sedona offers the perfect luxury basecamp from which to enjoy all of the wonderful events throughout the season.

Check out our Sedona holiday event guide and plan your visit today.

Sedona Restaurant Week December 1-11

Sedona Restaurant Week gives local foodies and visitors the chance to experience a selection of specially priced meals from a wide variety of Sedona’s restaurants. Both Cress on Oak Creek and Etch Kitchen and Bar at L’Auberge are participating, as well as 89Agave Cantina.

Guests will enjoy a three-course, prix-fixe dinner menu including an appetizer, entrée and dessert, offered between 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Some restaurants will extend the hours.

View Participating Restaurants

View Restaurant Menus

Holiday Central SedonaDecember 1 – 30th

For the entire month of December, Sedona transforms into a Red Rock winter wonderland with events, festivals and entertainment sure to enchant locals and visitors alike. Enjoy Holiday Lights, Photos with Santa, Jingle Bell Run, Breakfast with Santa and so much more. Discover the perfect destination for families and friends to celebrate the holiday season, make memories and create new traditions – all in the most beautiful place on Earth. For a list and schedule of events, visit

Red Rock Fantasy at TlaquepaqueDecember 1 – January 1

New location, new lights, same great community event! Enjoy walking through this large collection of holiday lights every night of the week throughout December. Sedona Parks and Recreation has partnered with Tlaquepaque to make this festive event better than ever. From dusk to 9:00 p.m. spectators can stroll through the beautiful grounds and enjoy light displays created by local businesses/organizations. This event is free to the public and will run from December 1 though January 1.

Tree Lighting & Santa Visit December 2

Enjoy the Tree-lighting, entertainment and Santa visits with children. Free event presented by Sedona Main Street Program, Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau and City of Sedona. Friday, December 2, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Canyon Breeze Plaza in Uptown.

The Nutcracker December 3-4

The Phoenix Ballet and Sedona Chamber Ballet will present breathtaking performances of The Nutcracker on December 3rd and 4th at the Sedona Performing Arts Center. Enjoy a Nutcracker production with professional sets, costumes and, most importantly, internationally acclaimed, award winning dancers.

Festival of Lights: The Lighting of 6,000 Luminarias December 10

This one day event is a cherished Sedona tradition which involves the lighting of six thousand luminarias in Tlaquepaque’s courtyards and walkways at 5:00 p.m. Specially designated Luminarias honoring cancer survivors can be purchased in advance for $10.00 by calling 928-282-4838.

Christmas in the ParkDecember 10

Enjoy Christmas in the Park, a free annual open house from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. including Sedona Heritage Museum admission, afternoon concert, hot apple cider, cookies, apple sorter demos and make & take cornhusk ornaments. On the National Register of Historic Places, the museum’s buildings will be decorated in vintage holiday decor. Meet the tumbleweed ‘snowman’, Sedona old-timers and descendants of pioneer families. Visit with local authors signing their books and don’t miss the Museum Shop’s annual sale.

Holiday Sweet Stroll at TlaquepaqueDecember 17

Visitors are invited to stroll through Tlaquepaque on the weekend of December 20th to discover unique holiday gifts while enjoying sparkling holiday lights, carolers, and roasted chestnuts. All retailers will open their doors to celebrate with sweet treats, special give-a-ways, and discount offers.

Let L’Auberge be your luxury basecamp this holiday season in Sedona. View our current packages and book your holiday visit today.

Leave Comment