See thousands of hummingbirds take flight during peak migration at the Sedona Hummingbird Festival. You’ll not only see five-to-seven species, but you can also witness the banding and release of these beautiful birds, hear from a wide field of professionals—including scientists, photographers, gardeners, and rehabilitators—plus much more.
No matter when you visit Sedona, you’ll find exciting happenings from art to music to culture. Enjoy a wide range of outdoor events like the Sedona Marathon and Mountain Bike Festival, celebrate the arts with the Sedona Plein Air Festival and the Sedona Arts Festival, and celebrate the unique—such as the Sedona Yoga Festival and Sedona Hummingbird Festival. Browse a list of signature Sedona events below.
A favorite in the Southwest, this festival showcases 125+ juried artists plus an international guest artist, the Gourmet Gallery, and the KidZone, as well as great food, music, and raffle prizes. Held on the campus of Sedona Red Rock High School, admission to the Sedona Arts Festival supports arts education in our community.
Each year, some of the best plein-air artists are selected from around the country to participate in the Sedona Plein Air Festival. Watch in awe as they paint from life in the out-of-doors, capturing moments in time that reflect the ever-changing colors, light and shadows, temperature, and shifting elements of Sedona. The festival also includes paint-out events, exhibitions, sales, and an awards gala.
Get an early start on holiday shopping at the Fall Arts & Crafts Fair. Held at the Sedona Heritage Museum, this show offers an excellent variety of hand-made items, ranging from fine art, ceramics, and woodcarvings, to jewelry, home and garden décor, wearable art, cards, and more. Hear direct from the vendors on what inspires them and how they make their pieces. Plus, many of them only do this show—making their items unusual and perfect for unique souvenirs or gifts.