Wintertime is a great time to visit Sedona Verde Valley! While we may get the occasional snow in the mountains, temperatures here hover around a balmy 60 degrees through the winter, so you can spend the coldest months outside with us! Looking for a reason to visit Sedona Verde Valley in the wintertime? Here’s some of the great things we have planned:
Sedona Winter Music Festival, January 14
The Fifth Annual Sedona Winter Music Festival will showcase some of the world’s most talented musicians in a celebration of chamber music and the performing arts. After nearly a week of special events, including a gala held at a private home and master classes for students, the festival will culminate with a concert at the Sedona Performing Arts Center. The 2018 festival will feature clarinetist Alexander Fiterstein, cellist Nicholas Canellakis, violinist Arnaud Sussmann and pianist Adam Golka.
Sedona VegFest, January 14-15
Winter is the prefect time to create a healthy lifestyle for you and your family, during a two-day celebration of plant-based eating at the Sedona VEGFEST. World-renowned speakers provide education and inspiration on the benefits of a plant-based diet and lifestyle at this event January 14-15. Celebrity chefs and exhibitors share cool new foods, products, menus and services.
Sedona Marathon, February 4
If your resolution is to embark on a healthier lifestyle in 2018, start by signing up to run the Sedona Marathon on February 4. The race traverses in and around Sedona, with gorgeous red rock formations as the backdrop. The marathon event also includes a 5K, 10K and half marathon option. Children under 12 can join a 5K or 10K youth run. Proceeds go to the local Navajo community’s water funds.
Chocolate Lovers’ Romance on the Wheels, February 14
Valentine’s Day is the day for sweethearts and sweet chocolate. On Wednesday, February 14, 2018 the confectionary celebration fills each car with intoxicating scents and tasty chocolate pastries, cakes and luscious hand-dipped delicacies. Fruit, pretzels and marshmallows are ready to be dunked into free-flowing chocolate fountains. Share these mouthwatering desserts while enjoying the delicious scenery of the Verde Canyon viewed from the comfort of a train.
Arizona Flywheelers 34th Annual Engine Show, March 16-17
The purpose of the Flywheelers is the education about, promotion of, and preservation of antique engines and related farm equipment. There are approximately 200 members in the club who enjoy restoring and displaying gasoline, diesel, steam, and sterling engines. Join the Flywheelers at the Verde Valley Fairgrounds for a tractor parade and tractor pull, flea market, and old-time entertainment!
Spring Heritage Pecan and Wine Festival
The Spring Heritage Pecan and Wine Festival is an annual celebration of Camp Verde’s pecan growers and wineries. The Festival includes nut and wine tastings, vendors, and music. This spring event coincides with the Verde River Runoff and the Verde Valley Archaeology Center’s Archaeology fair.
See full calendar of upcoming events in Sedona Verde Valley.