From tree-lighting ceremonies and photos with Santa to Christmas movies under the stars and DJs spinning holiday classics, here are 30-plus ways to savor the seasonal spirit in Phoenix and beyond.
Family & Pets
To celebrate the new season, Scottsdale Quarter hosts its Boo & New fall festival, taking place from Monday, Oct. 18 to Saturday, Oct. 23. The free, family-friendly event features a pumpkin patch, live musical acts, local art, fall-themed activities, craft beer and more.
It’s never too early to start thinking about Thanksgiving dinner–especially when AJ’s Fine Foods makes holiday entertaining a breeze with its elegant, chef-prepared (not to mention delicious!) dinners from Catered Cuisine.
It’s officially the beginning of fall here in Arizona, marking the start of ordering pumpkin spice lattes, preparing for the cold and kissing our hot summer goodbye. With October rolling in, it’s finally time to pick the perfect pumpkin and scroll a corn maze or two.
Mere days before the official first day of fall, Pumpkin Fest (formerly Pumpkin Nights) is back at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess to offer families festive evenings of rides, pumpkin picking, seasonal eats and much more. Pumpkin Fest takes place Sept. 16 through Halloween.
With Labor Day (Sept. 6, 2021) on the horizon, it’s time to plan the ins and outs of your relaxation-filled holiday weekend, from special happy hours to discounted resort stays and much more.
We’re celebrating National Dog Day (August 26) by embarking on the adventures to be shared with your furry canine friend. Whether you’re an Arizona local or visiting from out of town, Arizona Office of Tourism has rounded up eight pet-friendly activities, from Tucson to Flagstaff and everywhere in between.
The dog days of summer are here and that means it’s time to brush up on safety tips to keep furry family members safe throughout the season. Alessandra Navidad, president and CEO of the Arizona Animal Welfare League, shares tips for pet owners to protect their dogs from the Arizona heat, all summer long.
Solving the challenges that Arizona veterans face is going to take a while. But for now, the state veteran community at large has been hard at work trying to bring them the privileges they deserve.
With game rooms, amenity-laded backyards and plenty of space to sprawl, take your bachelor party to the next level by staying at one of these amazing Arizona vacation rentals.