Upcoming February and March Festival in Sedona, Arizona
The Sedona Marathon, Sedona Film Festival, Mountain Bike Festival, Yoga Festival, Pecan and Wine Festival and More!
WOW, is the only word that describes February and March in the red rocks of Sedona, AZ! If you like testing your endurance and strength or hob-knobbing with celebrities while taking in some great movies or if you love to mountain bike, strike your warrior pose on the red rocks or sample the great taste and flavors of the Verde Valley, then February and March is the perfect time for your visit to the red rocks. I’m not kidding, book your room and check out all the festivals below. (If you are interested in staying at our Sedona hotel during these festival months please make your reservations as soon as possible, our rooms are going fast!) Make your reservation today at the Best Western PLUS Inn of Sedona!
February and March Festivals
To see all the events and entertainment taking place during the festivals please visit out Sedona Events Page
11th Annual Sedona Marathon
February 6th, 2016
The Sedona Marathon Event is proud to offer four fantastic races: 5K, 10K, Half Marathon and the Full Marathon. The course is ranked as one of the most beautiful races in the country. The red-rock views, and high-desert mild winter temperatures help the Sedona Marathon Event live up to its reputation of a world-class event. Spectators, supporters and participants will also be treated to an Event Expo. The community of Sedona features artists, and live performers that will inspire and entertain both locals and visitors alike. To register or for more information on this Sedona, Arizona event please visit the Sedona Marathon.
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Chocolate Lovers’ Valentine’s Celebration
February 12th – 14th, 2016
Tickets: $129 per person
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 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. For more information or to purchase tickets please visit the Verde Canyon Railroad website.
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The 22nd Annual Sedona International Film Festival
February 20th – 28th, 2016
Purchase Passes here
Join filmmakers, celebrities, industry guests and film buffs from all around the world as Sedona takes center stage with its biggest celebration of film yet! From features to shorts, documentaries to animation and foreign films to student films! Already recognized by filmmakers and audiences as one of the top festivals in the nation (and named the “Fest to Impress” by MovieMaker Magazine), the 2016 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. For more information or to purchase passed please visit the Sedona International Film Festival.
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Sedona Mountain Bike Festival
March 4th – 6th, 2016
Passes: $50 and up
The Sedona Mountain Bike Festival is a 3 day mountain bike celebration that will include a Main Expo/Festival area at the beautiful Tlaquepaque Village, Bike Demos, Shuttled Rides, a Beer Garden, great Bands and more! Sedona’s average temperature in March is 65 degrees and with over 200 miles of single-track trails, it’s the perfect biker destination. For more information and to stay up to date and in the loop please visit the Sedona Mountain Bike Festival.
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Sedona Yoga Festival
March 10th – 13th, 2016
SYF provides the keys to unlocking your greatest transformation with a focus on yoga and the expansion of consciousness. This conference is a world class opportunity for you to deepen your practice and tap into ancient wisdom with 3 days and 3 nights of yoga, meditation, hiking and energy medicine in the undisputed spiritual center of the American West. The 4th Annual Sedona Yoga Festival will be held at a single conference venue, the Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock For more informatioin or to purchases passes to this Sedona event please visit the Sedona Yoga Festival.
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46th Annual Sedona St. Patrick’s Parade & Festival
March 12th, 2016
The fun kicks off at 10:30 am with the festive parade that starts at Jordan Historical Park and proceeds south on Jordan Road to Mesquite Avenue. The St. Patrick’s parade is popular and we highly suggest showing up a little early and picking your place along the route to watch. The Festival begins immediately following the parade, featuring free children’s and family activities, food booths and music until 3:00 pm. If you are a guest at the Best Western PLUS Inn of Sedona and would like to attend this event, take advantage of our Complimentary ‘About Town” shuttle that will drop you off in Uptown Sedona for this event and pick you up when you are ready to return. So if you are over 21 enjoy some St. Patty’s day libations and leave the driving to us! For more information please visit the Sedona Main Street Program.
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Spring Heritage Pecan and Wine Festival
March 19th & 20th, 2016
The Town of Camp Verde, its sponsors and its partners, are pleased to announce that the 2016 Spring Heritage Pecan & Wine Festival will take place in downtown Camp Verde. The Festival is actually a handful of events rolled into one: Camp Verde Pecan & Wine Festival, Verde Valley Archaeology Fair, Verde River Runoff canoe and kayak race, and a host of activities surrounding Arizona State Parks Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month. Admission to all events is free. Charges will apply for wine tasting and race participants. There is a $12 charge for wine tasting that includes six tasting tickets along with a wine glass that is yours to keep.For more information please visit www.campverdepromotions.org.