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Summer at the 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. Take advantage of our Special Summer Offers now.


Vacationers can say bon voyage to summer in sea-style aboard the S.S. Princess, also known as the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. The resort’s 4th Annual Dream-cation Weekend sets sail August 29 – September 1, 2014, with a salute to cruise ships with endless activities, abundant buffets, fireworks and even limbo contests on the lido deck.


Dive-In Movies  – As the sun goes down, the celebration continues! Enjoy watching a movie on our big screen while floating on an inner tube. Movies begin at 8 pm throughout Labor Day weekend. 
Friday, August 29 – The Nut Job | Saturday, August 30 – Free Birds | Sunday, August 31 – The Lego Movie

Techno Glo Pool Parties  - It's a disco down the slide with the “Techno Waterslides” featuring LED hula hoopers, glow bubbles and live DJ from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday - Sunday.

SS Princess Fireworks  - Join us as we light up the night sky Saturday and Sunday with spectacular fireworks shows. For the best view, watch from the South Pool, the South Pool Overlook or the Lagoon Lawn.

East Pool All-Day Activities - Friday through Monday.  Bubble Making | Wooden Turtle Races | Badminton | Ping Pong | Bocce Ball

DJ Splash & the Fun Team  – Join the fun from 12 - 2 p.m. from Friday to Sunday at the Sonoran Splash Pool as the Fairmont Fun team leads activities such as dancing, underwater BINGO and more. 


The Zipper  – Feel the wind in your hair as you zip your way across the lagoon lawn any day over the holiday weekend. One-time or unlimited passes available for purchase.

SplashRider X-treme  - Experience the ride of your life when you enter the SplashRider X-treme. Ride the wave all weekend long! One-time or unlimited passes available for purchase.

Vow Renewals  - Renew your wedding vows with Captain Thomas Williams, our ordained minister. After your ceremony, you’ll be toasted with champagne and whisked away on a cruise around the resort in a nautically-decorated golf cart chauffeured by the Captain’s crew. To make reservations or for more information, call Leisure Services at 480-585-4848 ext. 7244. Space is limited, reservations required.

***Above Events and Activities are Exclusive to Registered Hotel Guests Only.

Lounge Well After Dark - As the sun sets on the last days of summer, join us on Well & Being Spa's rooftop pool to celebrate with live music, wellness activities, fireworks and more on Saturday, August 30 from 5 - 10 p.m. 
LOCALS: $60/pp, $100/couple MEMBERS: $30/members, $40/member guest. Click to learn more

Add some sparkle and silver to your summer at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess —where the days are relaxing, the nights are a blast and the memories last a lifetime.



Zip your way across the lagoon lawn every Friday from 3 to 6 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 1 pm all summer long. Experience The Zipper - a zip line over 240 feet long and 37 feet high - this wild ride can reach up to 25 mph and is fun for the whole family. One-time or unlimited passes available for purchase.

We’ve taken summer pool parties to the next level! The night comes alive every Friday and Saturday night from 8 to 10 pm at the Sonoran Splash Pool for an electrifying high-energy experience that includes: techno beats by DJ Splash, fog and colorful strobe lights, 200-foot waterslides, glow bubbles, L.E.D hula-hoopers and a whole lot of fun! 

Every Saturday night from Memorial Day through Labor Day, spectacular fireworks show at 9 pm. For the best view of the show, watch from the South Pool or Princess Plaza.

Presented by Cox Communications -  When the sun goes down, the big-screen goes up at the South Pool. Movie-watchers can float on innertubes and enjoy Sabrett brats and tacos from the cart on deck. Movies begin at 8 pm every Friday and Saturday night from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Click here for the Summer 2014 Movie List. 

EAST POOL ALL-DAY ACTIVITIES - Every Friday and Saturday 
Giant Bubble Making | Wooden Turtle Races | Badminton | Ping Pong | Bocce Ball

Join the Fairmont Fun Team every Friday and Saturday from 2 to 4 pm at the East Pool and Sonoran Splash for complimentary family fun that includes: dancing, games for prizes and tie dye t-shirt making.

Experience the ride of your life with the thrilling NEW SplashRider X-treme every Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Sonoran Splash pool. Experience a constant wave which allows you to body surf or even stand up. So hold on tight, hang ten and ride the wave all summer long! Purchase one ride or an unlimited pass.

Captain your own boat Friday and Saturday evenings at the Lagoon Lawn for $5 each. Rentals available at Ranger Rick’s Outpost.

Join us every Saturday and Sunday morning from 8 to 10 am at the Lagoon Lawn for catch-and-release fishing derbies. See how many you can catch for just $10 per person.

Above Activities Exclusive to Overnight Guests Only.


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 South Pool for our Dive-In Movies on Friday and Saturday night.

To learn more about Poolside Offerings, click here. 

To learn more about Seasonal Dining Offerings, click here.


Give your posh pooch a break from the ruff  life and bring them along during your stay with Posh Paws, the resort’s pet program. For an additional $25 per night, dogs can experience the ultimate luxury pet resort experience complete with a plush pet bed, food and water bowl, a food mat, pet toys and of course…treats. If your dapper dog has a taste for the finer things don’t forget to try the doggie menu, available through In-Room Dining. We are also partnering with a nearby pet retailer for doggie day care or grooming needs and our staff is available to assist with dog walking. 

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