Upcoming Sedona Events
March 12-15, 2020. Deepen your practice and tap into ancient wisdom with three days of yoga, music and energy work in the undisputed spiritual center of the West. The flexible conference structure gives you an unparalleled opportunity to weave your own experience in the richly colored cultural and natural tapestry that is Sedona.
Certified Sustainable: Zero Waste Event https://sedonayogafestival.com/
Sedona St Patrick’s Parade
March 14, 2020. 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 Road from Jordan Historical Park to Mesquite Avenue. This event is a partnership between NAU Parks and Recreation Program and the City of Sedona Parks and Recreation Department.
Verde River Runoff
March 21, 2020. This 5 & 10-mile kayak, canoe and stand-up boarder race is a popular event that draws novice and seasoned paddlers alike. The course winds through Forest Service lands set against the picturesque backdrop of white gypsum cliffs of Camp Verde. The 10-mile race starts at White Bridge & the 5-mile at the River Access at Clear Creek. The river has a nice current with Class I-II rapids making this an adventure. Proceeds go to conservation efforts for the threatened Verde River . https://verderiver.org/verde-river-runoff/
Sedona Food Truck Festival
March 2020 from 11:00-5:00 p.m. Held at Posse Grounds Park, this event will feature great food, live music and a beer garden. Admission is free! Grub, Brews and Tunes!
Sedona Stumble 5K & 10K
March 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 receive a medal. Trophies will be given to age group winners as well. Timing will be provided by Run Flagstaff for this event.
Celebration of Spring
April 11, 2020. 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, action-packed event for families and all those in the community that enjoy spring and the beautiful outdoors. Inflatable toys for kids, face painting, carnival rides and much more are included with the $5 admission fee for the youth attendees. The Easter bunny will be on hand for picture taking.
Historical Oak Creek Canyon Round-Up
April 15 - 18, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. Tours of Oak Creek Canyon with guide Paul Thompson, grandson of Oak Creek Canyon’s first permanent Anglo settler J.J. Thompson. A 14 passenger luxury coach will stop at historic places from Uptown Sedona to upper Oak Creek Canyon and back. Thompson will explain 20-some homesteads, squatters’ sites, campgrounds and other historic locations including stops at Bear Howard’s cabin, Purtymun’s Cave Springs kitchen, and the Thompson springhouse, among others. https://sedonamuseum.org/roundup/
Verde Valley Birding & Nature Festival
Earth DAY doesn't do it justice so in the Verde Valley, we celebrate Earth MONTH! Learn, Celebrate, Volunteer, Have Fun! Events are held all over the Verde Valley by different hosts.
Cinco de Mayo Celebration
May 2, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Immerse yourself in a colorful Fiesta saluting a rich heritage at Tlaquepaque. Enjoy the festivities while cheering and whistling to the music of mariachi musicians, clapping to the steps of Folklorico dancers and savoring traditional Mexican food. Admission is free and there is a free trolley service from the Sedona Municipal parking lot-260 Schnebly Rd. Stop in and be a judge at the Great Sedona Chili Cook-Off.
The Great Sedona Chili Cook-Off
May 2, 2020. 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 Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. All proceeds from the Chili Cook-Off are used for local and international Rotary Club of Sedona Projects, including the Imagination Library.
Red Rock Rumble 5-Mile Trail Run
May 24, 2020 Come check out Sedona's newest trail race, the Red Rock Rumble 5-Mile Trail Run in beautiful Red Rock State Park. Race registration includes FREE entry into the park, a fully supported course and fun race shwag. Registration information at http://sedonarunning.com/RED_ROCK_RUMBLE.html 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. registration and packet pick-up at Sedona Running Company 6:00 to 6:45 a.m. packet pick-up at Red Rock State Park 7:00 to 8:00 a.m. race 8:00 to 8:10 a.m. awards ceremony
Illuminate Film Festival
June 12-14, 2020. At the Sedona Performing Arts Center, the Sedona PhotoFest is a series of educational and inspiring presentations on photographic technique, use of digital software and personal artistic perspectives from some of the top photographers in the country. http://www.sedonaphotofest.org/
4th of July Wet Fest