pcoming Sedona Events
February 23- March 3, 2019 Sedona International Film Festival & Workshop
We are your ticket to the hottest show in town … the GREATEST celebration of the BEST in independent film from around the world: From features to shorts, documentaries to animation and foreign films to student films, you will be treated to a cinephile’s dream – NINE DAYS and more than 160 films! Where Movies Rock!March 1-3 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, great Bands for (3) nights and a whole lotta sweet RED SINGLETRACK!
March 9, 2019 Sedona St Patrick's Parade & Festival
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.
March 14-17, 2019 Sedona Yoga Festival
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.
March 16, 2019 Verde River Runoff
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
March 23, 2019 Sedona Food Truck Festival
From 12:00-5:00 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!
March 23, 2019 Sedona Stumble 5k & 10kMarch 25-30, 2019 Sedona Wolf Week
Founded by Plan B to Save Wolves & Apex Protection Project this event was created with the mission to change the way people see wolves through education & entertainment. Wolf Week is a diverse program of speakers, performers, school presentations, arts, entertainment, concert, fundraisers, a wolf co-existence panel and social interactions with the Plan B & Apex Protection Project Ambassador Packs. For a complete schedule and to register: www.sedonawolfweek.org
April 7, 2019 Sedona Spring Music Festival
2:30pm. Chamber Music Sedona will host its Fourth Annual Sedona Spring Music Festival. Get your tickets for the grand finale of the festival, the internationally renowned Fauré Piano Quartet will present a concert!
April 20, 2019 Celebration of Spring
This is much more than just an egg hunt, this is a Celebration of Spring! Join us from 9:00 a.m.– 2:00 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.
April 26 - 28, 2019 Spring Open Studios
Held in Cottonwood, Arizona this festival provides a unique recreational experience to anyone interested in the natural world and fosters awareness of the importance of habitat for the enrichment of all life in the Verde Valley.
Free, self-guided event celebrating the arts in the greater Verde Valley that runs from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. daily. The tour provides a unique opportunity to meet over 50 artists in their private studios, working in a variety of mediums. Maps and informative brochures will be available in a number of locations
April 24-28, 2019 Verde Valley Birding & Nature Festival
May 4, 2019 Cinco de Mayo Celebration
11:00am-5:00pm. 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.
May 4, 2019 The Great Sedona Chili Cookoff
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.
June 14–16, 2019 Sedona Photofest
At the Sedona Performing Arts Center. 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.
July 4, 2019
12:00–4:00 p.m. Spend your day with us and still have time to drive to your favorite fireworks show at night. Enjoy lunch and music, a swimming pool and water slide fun all surrounded by the spectacular red rocks. This event is free of charge (food not included). The pool opens at 12 p.m. for free recreation swim and just outside the pool gate will be vendors and fun water games to help you beat the heat. Parking available in the West Sedona School parking lots.