Join Us For Festive Scottsdale Holiday Celebrations
Christmas at the Princess
Each holiday season, the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess comes alive with the spirit of Christmas. At the center of its ‘Christmas at the Princess’ wonderland is the incredible 40-foot Christmas tree in Princess Plaza which boasts 65,000 LED lights that “twinkle and dance” to 10 different holiday songs.
In addition, the resort also offers guests the chance to experience
- NEW in 2012! The new 5,400 square foot ice skating rink – available November 27-Janaury 6, 2013 (fees apply)
- Strolling carolers every Friday and Saturday evening beginning November 30 – December 24, 2012
- Photos with Santa in the lobby every Friday and Saturday evening beginning December 1 -24, 2012 (fees apply)
- A 7-foot gingerbread Nutcracker and gingerbread village in the lobby available November 27-January 2, 2013
- Animated lagoon lighting displays available November 27-January 2, 2013
- Kids and adults can take a ride through our animated lagoons on our WMPO Princess Express electric train available November 27-December 30, 2012
Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl and Fiesta Bowl Celebrations
For more information on tickets, stadium maps and scheduled activities, please visit www.fiestabowl.org.
The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is the host hotel for the Fiesta Bowl and is also in close proximity to the Insight Bowl. The dates for this season's bowl games are:
- 24th Annual Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl (previously Insight Bowl): Sunday, December 30, 2012, 8:00 pm MST, Sun Devil Stadium
- 42nd Annual Tostitos Fiesta Bowl: Thursday, January 3, 2013, 6:30 pm MST, University of Phoenix Stadium
Barrett-Jackson Classic Car Auction
"Official Hotel of Barrett-Jackson"
Established in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Barrett-Jackson specializes in providing products and services to classic and collector car owners, astute collectors and automotive enthusiasts around the world. The company produces the "World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™" in Scottsdale, Palm Beach, Fla. and Las Vegas. Barrett-Jackson also endorses a one-of-a-kind collector car insurance offering for collector vehicles and other valued belongings. As the official resort for Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale, we are located just 2.5 miles from the Auction which takes place at Westworld, January 13-20, 2013. We provide complimentary transportation to/from the auction for all of our registered guests. Learn more about our Barrett-Jackson packages and promotions.
For information on tickets and bidder information for the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale show, please visit www.barrett-jackson.com.
Waste Management Phoenix Open
The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess is proud to host one of the finest events on the PGA Tour for the 25th consecutive year. This year's Waste Management Phoenix Open (formerly the FBR Open) Golf Tournament will take place on January 28- February 3, 2013. This year will mark the 77th anniversary of the Waste Management Phoenix Open, making it one of the five oldest events on the PGA tour. Our resort provides the perfect setting for this spectacular PGA Tour event, which is known among golf fans and pros alike as the “Greatest Show on Grass.” As the host hotel for the Waste Management Phoenix Open tournament, our resort is all about golf during the weeklong extravaganza of festivities. We’re conveniently situated adjacent to the site of the tournament, the Stadium Course of the TPC Scottsdale, and steps from a wide array of entertainment and charitable efforts that surround this annual event.
For more information about the 2013 Waste Management Phoenix Open or to purchase tickets, visit wastemanagementphoenixopen.com.
Fourth of July
Experience our Fourth of July Freedom Festival including three days of family fun, nightly fireworks shows, military demonstrations, nightly concerts, family games, events, contests, and special summer food, drinks and frozen treats. If you’re planning a weekend staycation this summer with your family, the Princess is the place to be for your 4th of July celebration.
Please click the video below for an overview of our Fourth of July festivities.