• Fireworks at The Fairmont Scottsdale, Arizona

Options for Every Season at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

Plan an incredible stay at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess - no matter what time of year it is. Join us this season for your holiday travel, and enjoy seasonal events and holidays in the Arizona sunshine, with something exciting for everyone in the family.

  • Annual Kentucky Derby Lawn Party at The Fairmont Scottsdale, Arizona

    We'll See You at the Derby
    Saturday, May 7 from 1 to 4:30 pm

    The time has come to don your fanciest hats, sharpest suits and, of course, finest dancing shoes. The year's biggest "see and be seen" event returns this May at Bourbon Steak. Experience the “fastest two minutes in sports” and watch your favorite horses during the 142nd Run for the Roses on Bourbon Steak’s plasma screens both indoors and out.

    $95 per person includes a complete Southern-style lunch, dessert bar, three cocktails, live music, racing games, commemorative keepsake Kentucky Derby glass and much more. Reservations are required by calling 480-585-2694.

    Save the date and stay in the loop on social with #BestDerbyAZ. View your official invitation here. 

  • White sand at Sunset Beach

    Kick off summer with a beachy bang this Memorial Day Weekend! Sunset Beach—the Princess' sixth and largest pool, 9,000 sq. ft. white sand beach and 102 brand new luxurious guest rooms—opens, making for a truly momentous occasion. May 27-30, enjoy fun for the entire family, including:

    Concerts & Fireworks
    Concerts Friday through Sunday, May 27-29 from 8 to 10 pm
    Fireworks Friday through Sunday, May 27-29 during intermission at 9 pm

    Enjoy three nights concerts Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings from Beach Boys, Jimmy Buffett and Eagles tribute bands. Post-concert, stay to revel in spectacular fireworks shows each evening.

    Mermaid University
    Saturday, May 28 & Sunday, May 29 starting at 8 am

    Get ready to make a splash this summer, we're going to Mermaid University! Taught by Moon, the Princess' resident mermaid, each 90-minute experience includes one Monofin Mermaid Tail in your choice of color, one pair of goggles, The Treasure of Friendship book signed by Moon the Mermaid, Mermaid University diploma with chosen mermaid name, meet and greet with Moon, with tail tutorial.
    For more information, click here. For reservation inquiries, click here.

    *Please note: Children must know how to swim and be accompanied by an adult to participate. Available to resort guests only. Room reservation must be confirmed along with credit card when booking. Cancellations are non-refundable. 

    Poolside Quench Spa Services
    Create your new perfect poolside ritual with the new Quench spa service menu presented by Well & Being Spa. Revitalize your tired tresses with the Sunset Beach Scalp Quench, primp poolside with the Sunset Beach Mani/Pedi or get glowingly radiant skin with a hand, arm or foot Quench. 

    Aqua Flyer, SplashRider X-treme & Sunset Splash Pad
    Every corner you turn, there's another action-packed water experience at the Princess. Hold on tight, hang ten and ride the wave inside the SplashRider X-treme, launch down the Aqua Flyer waterfall slide and get drenched at the Sunset Splash Pad.

    Techno Glo Pool Parties
    Friday through Sunday, May 27-29 from 8 to 10 pm 

    We've taken  summer pool parties to the next level. After dark, the night comes alive on our 200-foot water slides with high-energy techno beats by DJ Splash, fog and colorful strobe lights. Don't miss this electrifying nightlife experience!

    Dive-in Movies
    Friday through Sunday, May 27-29 starting at 8 pm

    Swimming meets the silver screen with the Princess' Dive-in Movie nights. Grab your inner tube, tacos from the taco cart and watch family friendly movies like Lilo & Stitch, Surf's Up, Finding Nemo and many more. For a complete listing of this summer's Dive-in Movies, click here.

    As an added bonus, guests may lounge a little longer with a complimentary late check-out of 4 pm on Monday, May 30.

    To see our summer package special offers, click here. 

  • Spring Break at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

    Escape to warmer weather this spring! Consistently ranked among the best family resorts, the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess offers something for everyone year round, with more than 330 days of sparkling Arizona sunshine.

    Spring Training

    Join 15 Major League Baseball teams who descend on Arizona for Spring Training every year. Our resort is conveniently located just 15 minutes from Salt River Fields at Talking Stick.

    Easter Brunch & BunnyPalooza

    Join us for Easter Brunch in the Palomino Ballroom and enjoy selections from our four Signature restaurants: Bourbon Steak, La Hacienda, Toro Latin Restaurant & Rum Bar and Ironwood American Kitchen and end on a sweet note with a decadent desserts from our pastry team.

    After Brunch, visit BunnyPalooza, a new springtime, Easter playground for the whole family. Enjoy concerts by Grammy-nominated children’s artist Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, ferris wheel bounce house, petting zoo, pony rides, rock climbing wall and fun games for everyone. On Sunday, the festivities include Easter egg hunts and appearances by Princess Lily and the Easter Bunny.

    Cinco de Mayo
    Thursday, May 5, 2016

    Celebrating the spirit of Mexico with pride, colorful décor, flavorful food, and music.

    Annual Kentucky Derby Lawn Party
    Saturday, May 7, 2016

    Experience the “fastest two minutes in sports” during the 142nd Run for the Roses on Bourbon Steak’s plasma screens both indoors and out. Southern belles and gents, wear your fanciest hats and sharpest suits to compete for prizes in our men’s and women’s Derby hat and fashion contest. #BestDerbyAZ

    Mother’s Day at the Princess
    Sunday, May 8, 2016

    Pamper Mom with Five Diamond fabulousness and show her just how special she is by whisking her away to the Princess for Mother’s Day. With an elaborate brunch, luxurious spa treatments and sunny relaxation, she is sure to feel like a princess.

  • Summer at The Fairmont Scottsdale, Arizona

    Summer at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

    For Memorial Day, the Fourth of July or a weekend staycation, our specialty restaurants, concerts and family-friendly activities make the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess your summer celebration destination. Come for the sun, sand and salted margaritas, stay for the memorable moments. To see our summer package special offers, click  here. 

    Memorial Day Weekend Kick-Off at Sunset Beach
    May 27-30, 2016 

    The beach is calling...all the way from Scottsdale. Visit the Princess for the grand opening of Sunset Beach—the Princess' sixth and largest pool, 9,000 sq. ft. white sand beach and 102 brand new luxurious guest rooms—this Memorial Day Weekend! Enjoy family friendly activities all weekend long, including:

    • New poolside Quench service menu from Well & Being Spa
    • Mermaid University taught by Moon Mermaid - For reservation inquiries, click  here.
    • Beach-themed specialty cocktails
    • Techno Glo pool parties
    • Three nights of concerts from Beach Boys, Jimmy Buffett and Eagles tribute bands
    • 424 ft. of water slides
    • Dive-in movies
    • Fireworks! 

    Believe us when we say life is better at the beach.

    As an added bonus, guests may lounge a little longer with a complimentary late check-out of 4 pm on Monday, May 30.

    Freedom Fest Weekend

    Join us for our annual “4th of July Freedom Fest,” an unforgettable weekend complete with vintage air shows, concerts, fireworks, all-American fare, military tributes and poolside fun, with vacation packages benefiting military families.

    Labor Day Dreamcation

    Say “bon voyage” to the last days of summer with our annual Labor Day Dreamcation weekend, September 2-5, 2016. Experience fun-filled activities the whole family will enjoy including Techno Glo pool parties, zip-lining, SplashRider X-treme, Dive-in movies, fishing derbies, fireworks and more!

    Summer Offerings for the Whole Family...Including Pets

    Daily Kid's Resort Dining Passport

    Available for purchase for $35 at the Concierge desk for children ages 6-12. The daily pass includes breakfast, lunch, dinner and one ticket for a kid’s beverage at the Princess Pool for our Dive-In Movies on Friday and Saturday night.

    Dog Days of Summer

    Dogs and cats want to go on vacation too, so with Princess Posh Paws, pets can experience the ultimate luxury resort experience. Owner and pet stay in a room that comes complete with a “Pet in Residence” door hanger, a plush pet bed, food and water bowl, a food mat, pet toys and of course, treats. Pets (and people) are also greeted in the lobby by the resort’s official new Canine Ambassador, Bixby - a yellow Labrador retriever.

    Poolside Cabana Rentals

    Available daily from 11 am to 5 pm at the Princess Pool and Sonoran Splash. Cabanas include a flat screen TV, bottled water, fruit plate and more. Well & Being Spa Rooftop Cabanas are available each Friday and Saturday. Pricing and availability vary.

    To learn more about Poolside Offerings, click here.

  • Halloween Party at The Fairmont Scottsdale, Arizona

    Fall at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

    The summer may be over, but the fun never ends at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. Enjoy a full range of exciting fall activities with us in sunny Arizona.

    Nightmare on Princess Drive

    Enjoy our annual Halloween bash at The Plaza Bar. Specialty cocktails, live music and the ever popular costume contest set the stage for a spooktacular night.

    Thanksgiving Celebrations

    Gather family and friends to give thanks and celebrate this joyous holiday at the Princess. From brunch to dinner we offer a variety of specialty dining experiences for all ages and tastes to enjoy.

  • Winter at The Fairmont Scottsdale, Arizona

    Winter at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

    Why not spend your winter vacation with us this year? Escape the winter blues and soak up the sunshine in Scottsdale, offering more than 330 days of this incredible natural phenomenon each year. Immerse yourself in an outstanding array of outdoor adventures, as well as world-class sporting and cultural events.

    Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction

    We are proud to be the official resort of the 2017 Scottsdale Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction, located just 2.5 miles from WestWorld.

    Waste Management Phoenix Open

    Stay just steps from the famed TPC Scottsdale Stadium Course at the official resort of the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Overnight guests have special access to the tournament through our private gate located at the 5th hole.

    Arabian Horse Show

    Discover the 62nd Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show, the largest of its kind in the world with over 2,400 of the finest Arabian and Half-Arabian horses, trainers and breeders competing for a chance to win more than 600 colorful classes.

    Valentine's at the Princess

    Cupid’s arrow is pointing at the Princess in celebration of Valentine’s weekend. Swoon over decadent dishes and themed cocktails, unwind with a romantic massage or steal a kiss near one of the hotel’s enchanting backdrops.

    For rates or to book your stay during any of these exciting events, please call 480-585-4848 or click here for room packages.

  • Events Lagoon Lights in The Fairmont Scottsdale, Arizona

    Making Holiday Memories & Creating Family Traditions

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Celebrate the splendor of the season at the AAA/CAA Five-Diamond award-winning Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. Witness the resort transform into an enchanting winter wonderland during our sixth annual Christmas at the Princess festival November 19, 2015 through January 3, 2016. The Princess is the perfect destination to create holiday traditions and make holiday memories your family will cherish for years to come.

    To learn more about the activities taking place during Christmas at the Princess please click HERE.