February in Sedona brings Fun Festivals and Events
Wow, it is hard to believe that we are already into the 2nd month of the New Year! February in Sedona can be a little unpredictable with the weather, we will have sunny days, maybe some rain and every now and then a possibility of snow, but one thing for sure, Sedona offers some fun events and great festivals all through the month. From the Yoga Festival, to the Chocolate Lovers Festival, from the 5th Lunar New Year Festival to the big ticket February event – the Sedona International Film Festival!
Along with all of these great festivals, the popular Guided Geology Hike at Red Rock State Park returns this month, a special Valentine’s Day Jazz concert at the Church and so much more! Below you will find some of the highlighted events taking place, for a full listing of February events please visit our Upcoming Events in Sedona, Arizona and the Verde Valley page! Have a great month and we hope to see you in the red rocks of Sedona!
Featured February Sedona Events and Festivals
Sedona Yoga Festival
February 5th – 8th, 2015
This 4 day festival offers you the opportunity to deepen your practice and tap into ancient wisdom with yoga, music and energy work in the spiritual center of the West. With 108 presenters over 21 intimate venues, you weave your own experience in the richly colored cultural and natural tapestry that is Sedona. To learn more about this Sedona festival or to register please visit the Sedona Yoga Festival.
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Sedona’s 1st Friday Evening in the Galleries
February 6th, 2015
The Sedona’s First Friday Gallery Tour receptions and exhibits give locals and Sedona visitors alike the opportunity to enjoy light refreshments while beginning their weekends with an exploration of Sedona’s exciting art scene and in many cases meeting the artist themselves. All of the exhibits and artist receptions for 1st Friday run from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. To see a full listing of participating galleries please visit the Sedona Gallery Association on Facebook.
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Sedona Guided Geology Hike
February 8th, 2015 (1:00 pm)
Join Red Rock State Park’s knowledgeable volunteers as they venture out on their trails and discuss how Sedona transformed into what we see today. Red Rock State Park is located at the base of the Mogollon Rim, the southern edge of the Colorado Plateau. Over millions of years of erosion the rim has receded over four miles leaving behind the picturesque features of Sedona. This is an interpretive experience for both the beginner and experienced hiker, lasting between 2-2 ½ hours and an elevation gain of 250 feet. Please bring water and wear suitable footwear. For more information please visit Red Rock State Park.
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Verde Canyon Railroad‘s Chocolate Lovers’ Festival
February 13th – 15th, 2015 (Clarkdale, AZ)
This delectable affair is one of the most popular Verde Canyon Railroad events. It blends the rich flavors of everything sweet with magnificent vistas of raw, unspoiled nature. The confectionery 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. For more information or to purchase tickets for the Chocolate Lovers’ Festival please visit the Verde Canyon Railroad.
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Valentine’s Day Wine & Chocolate Walk
February 14th, 2015 (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
The Shops at Piñon Pointe will be hosting a Wine & Chocolate Walk! Enjoy a delicious stroll through the plaza with select stores featuring bites of gourmet chocolates, great Valentines gift ideas, and wine tasting. Teresa Joy, daughter of world famous flamenco guitarist Esteban will be playing in the courtyard near Chicos and Esteban will be making a cameo appearance around 2:00 pm. For more information call 928-204- 8828.
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5th Lunar New Year Festival in Sedona
February 14th, 2015 (11:00 am – 3:00 pm)
The Sedona Korean-American Association will host the fifth annual Lunar New Year Festival. This unique opportunity for cultural exchange will offer traditional Asian food, games, performances, fortune telling and New Year blessings for all visitors and residents of Sedona. This celebration will take place at the Sedona Meditation Center located at 340 Jordan Road. For more information please call 928.282.3600
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Sedona Jazz at the Church: Valentine Jazz
February 15th, 2015 (3:00 pm)
Enjoy a wonderful afternoon of Jazz in the red rocks of Sedona! “Valentine Jazz” at the church will feature the Dmitri Matheny Group: Dmitri Matheny, Flugelhorn Steve Sandner, Piano and Ted Sistrunk, Double Bass. Tickets are only $13! This event will take place at St Luke’s located On Hwy 179 between Back ‘O Beyond & Chapel Road “Roundabouts”. For more information or to purchase tickets online please visit Sedona Jazz at the Church.
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19th Annual Sedona International Film Festival
February 21st – March 1st, 2015
Join filmmakers, celebrities, industry guests and film buffs from all around the world as Sedona, Arizona takes center stage with its biggest celebration of film yet, the 21st Annual Sedona International Film Festival! The Sedona International Film Festival celebrates more than 21 years of screenings and educational workshops. In that history, the Festival has achieved recognition as a world-class film festival. Each year, audiences and the next generation of filmmakers come together from all over the world to participate in this inspiring celebration of the power of independent film. The 2015 edition will continue a tradition of honoring those motivated by passion for their art and driven by a love for making timely, moving and important films. There will be special tribute celebrating the 100th birthday of director and actor Orson Welles. There will be a series of screenings and retrospectives of Welles’ work coordinated by his daughter, Beatrice, who lives in Sedona. For more information please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.
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