Your Weekend Guide to Sedona, AZ

Fun Things to do this Weekend in Sedona, AZ

April 29th – May 1st

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Welcome to all of our hotel guests and visitors to Sedona, AZ! There are a lot of family fun events and fun things to do in the Verde Valley this weekend! From the Sedona Open Studios Tour, to the Verde Valley Fair (Cottonwood, AZ), to the Umbrella Project at Hillside Sedona, there is something for everyone to enjoy! See below for all the highlighted events taking place during your visit, to see all the events taking place this weekend please visit our Sedona Events Page.

Featured Events

Sedona Open Studios Tour
April 29th – May 1st, 2016 (10:00 am – 5:00 pm)
Free Self Guided Tour
SVACWorking artists in the Verde Valley will be opening their private studios to the public at the end of April for the Sedona Visual Artists’ Coalition’s (SVAC) 13th annual Open Studios Tour. This non-profit, artist-run event provides thousands of visitors a unique opportunity to meet the artists and gain a first-hand view of their creative processes. The weekend event is a free, self-guided tour allowing visitors the opportunity to meet and talk with artists in their daily work spaces. There will be over 40 studios participating, working in a variety of mediums. For more information and map of participating studios please visit

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The Umbrella Project at Hillside Sedona
April 29th – May 1st, 2015
logo_umbreallaproject2Hillside Sedona, located at 671 State Route 179, Sedona, AZ is once again the site to display this year’s Umbrella Project Charity Event. Hillside Sedona will be home to over 200 beautifully hand painted umbrellas that will be on display. The umbrellas were painted by students across the country, Arizona and Havasupai Elementary students. The artistic umbrellas are available for a recommended donation of $50. All money will go directly to the Havasupai Elementy to assist them in obtaining much needed classroom supplies and technology. For more information please visit

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Verde Valley Fair (Cottonwood, AZ)
April 27th – May 1st, 2016
Verde Valley FairKick up your heels, let out a couple of hee – haws and eat some sweet hot funnel cakes. You guessed it – the Verde Valley Fair is back! Since 1967, features fun for the entire family including children’s activities, commercial vendors selling their wares, games, crafts, a wide variety of food, rides, Since 1967, featuring a carnival, livestock shows, concerts, pony rides, a petting zoo and many side show attractions and games! The fair is located in Cottonwood a short drive from Sedona, Arizona at 800 East Cherry Street at the Verde Valley Fairgrounds. For more information and ticket prices please visit

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Sedona Entertainment: JC & The Juke Rockers
April 29th, 2016 (7:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
$8 Cover
Get ready to dance! Sound Bites Grill in Sedona, AZ is proud to present JC & The Juke Rockers! From old school Chicago Style to modern day W/Coast Blues with a heaping of Classic Rock plus R&B provide just right mix to make you want to Jump Jive & Swing!J.C. fronts the show with mellow vocals, smoking guitar licks and smooth stage tricks while blowing some hot harmonica! A triple threat! For more information please visit Sedona’s Sound Bites Grill!

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Olde Sedona Bar and Grill
Free Live Entertainment and Sports Bar
April 29th – May 1st, 2016
Olde Sedona Bar & GrillWhen you are in Sedona and looking for fun and entertainment Olde Sedona Bar & Grill is the place to be! With live bands, DJs and Karaoke, and sports on the 7 big screen TVs all the time, there’s always something good going on in this lively restaurant, sports bar, and entertainment venue. Visit Olde Sedona on Facebook.
April 29th – The Mods (9:00 pm)
April 30th – DJ Dom (9:00 pm)
May 1st – All Star Karaoke (9:00 pm)

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Red Rock State Park – Guided Bird Walk
April 30th, 2016 (8:00 am)
Walks are included with park entrance fees
HOME_653Bird enthusiasts can join a naturalist for a “Guided Bird Walk”. Beginning as well as advanced birders are welcome. Rangers recommend that visitors bring their own binoculars. A limited number are available for loan from the Park. No matter the time of day, visitors can check out the many birds who make Red Rock State Park their home. The bird-feeding area behind the visitor center, on the Hummingbird Patio, is an excellent spot to start your tour or to take pictures. For more information on this Sedona hike please visit Red Rock State Park.

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Best Western PLUS Inn of Sedona
Complimentary “About Town” Sedona Shuttle Service

Did you know that the Best Western PLUS Inn of Sedona offers a Complimentary “About Town” Sedona Shuttle Service? That’s right, if you are a guest of our Sedona hotel we’ll do the driving for you. We’ll take you anywhere within Sedona proper in our 12 passenger air conditioned van, then just call us and we’ll come back and pick you up! This free shuttle service is available to all of our guests from 8:00 am until last pick up at 9:45 pm.

  • Don’t worry about finding a parking spot, especially in Uptown!
  • Don’t worry about navigating after dark!
  • Don’t worry about having a glass of wine with dinner!
  • Don’t worry about a thing, you’re on vacation!
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