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All Aboard the S.S. Princess: We're Sailing to Paradise Island!

Get away without going away during Fairmont Scottsdale's 9th Annual Labor Day Dreamcation weekend, where the resort transforms into the S.S. Princess cruise ship as we say ‘Bon Voyage' to summer and sail to Paradise Island, an island of wonder, home of Wonder Woman.

Labor Day Specials

Labor Day Specials 1

Love is Our Anchor

Take the unique opportunity to 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. To make reservations, please call 480.585.7244.
Labor Day Specials 2

Warrior Princess Well & Being Spa Package

Pamper the warrior spirit within and award your kind heart for $249 with a 60-minute Well & Being Signature Massage and 60-minute Beach Ready Pedicure, delighting in a complimentary Tropical Spritzer.

Labor Day Dreamcation Activities

Activities 1

Mermaid University

Dare to be mer-mazing and join resident mermaid, Moon, during 90-minute experiences at Sunset Beach that include your very own Monofin Mermaid Tail, goggles, Mermaid University diploma with chosen mermaid name and tail tutorial for $99 per child. *Available to resort guests only. Children ages 7-16 must know how to swim and be accompanied by an adult. Cancellations non-refundable. Call 480.585.2694 for more information.


Mermaid University
Saturday & Sunday | 10:30 am - 12 pm & 3:30 - 5 pm
Monday | 10:30 am - 12 pm


Mermaid Story Time
Saturday & Sunday | 10 am - 10:30 am & 3 - 3:30 pm
Monday | 10 - 10:30 am

Activities 2

Seas the Day

Catch-and-Release Fishing Derbies

Saturday - Monday | 8 - 10 am

For $10 per person, catch the summer vibes at our fishing derbies, for prizes on the Lagoon Lawn.


Hawk Talk & Nature Walk

Saturday - Monday | 10 - 11 am

Learn about our resident hawks from the expert handlers of Sonoran Desert Falconry and discover surrounding wildlife on a resort tour led by nature enthusiast, Ranger Rick. Located on the Lagoon Lawn at the Ranger Station.


Steel Drums

Saturday & Sunday | 11 am - 4 pm

Lounge in a poolside paradise, enjoying a complimentary live steel drum band as they perform popular music with an Island Flavor. Located at Sunset Beach.

Activities 3

Superhero Meet & Greet

Friday | 12 - 6 pm

Saturday & Sunday | 10 am - 5 pm


Meet Arizona's favorite Marvel superheroes and learn what it takes to be a real-life hero in your everyday life. Located at Main Lobby.


Zip Line Flight School

Saturday - Sunday | 10 am - 6 pm

Monday 10 am - 3 pm


Fly through the sky at the Superhero Flight School with thrilling zip line rides through the resorts scenic lagoon. Zip line rides complimentary for in-house guests. Located at Lagoon Lawn. *Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Super Fun Squad

Friday | 3 - 4:30 pm • Saturday | 12 - 1:30 pm

Sunday & Monday | 11 am - 12:30 pm


Join the FUN Squad for poolside games and music. Foam Parties immediately following each FUN Team Party. Located at Sonoran Splash Pool.


Watermelon Eating Contest

Friday - Monday | 11 am Sharp!


How much of this summer treat can you eat!? Win a prize and bragging rights by entering our watermelon eating contest. Located at Sonoran Splash Pool.


Super Family Time at Trailblazers

Friday & Saturday | 1 - 9 pm
Sunday & Monday | 1 - 5 pm


Show off your footwork on an interactive floor playground, escape on Virtual Adventure Chairs or enjoy the classics with video and arcade games. Pool table, ping-pong and shuffle board also available. Located at Trailblazers Adventure Center.


Superhero Federation Aqua Light Fest

Friday - Sunday | 8 - 10 pm


The night is darkest just before the dawn. Watch your end of summer nights come alive with lasers, fog, LED hula hoops and cool beats by DJ Super Splash. Located at Sonoran Splash Pool Waterslides.


Dive in Movies

Friday - Sunday | 8 - 10 pm

Pre-Movie Foam Party | 7:30 - 8 pm


Grab a float and take in a family-favorite movie on our inflatable movie screen. Located at Sunset Beach.


Dive-In Movie Schedule Click on Dive-In Movie Schedule pdf


Friday - Sunday | 9 pm


Light up your evenings with spectacular fireworks shows. Best places to watch: Sunset Beach, Princess Pool and Overlook or Lagoon Lawn.

bourbon steak burger

Summer of the Burger at Bourbon Steak

Embrace your inner Iron Man and share his love for a great burger and a glass of bourbon during the Summer of the Burger in the bar and lounge with four mouth-watering selections.


FUN FACT: Kids 12 and under dine free with the purchase of adult entrée.


Weekend Brunch at Toro

Saturday - Sunday | 10 am - 2:30 pm 

If Batman were here, you'd find him at Toro's brunch munching on his favorite plate of nachos while listening to a live DJ and sharing other brunch classics with Robin such as chimichangas, churro French toast, sushi rolls and more. Reservations required. Call 480.585.2694 for reservations.


Snapback into Paradise

Snapback Sips

Saturday - Monday | 11 am - 2 pm


Snap into an island mindset with a poolside Paradise Island Cocktail, Bloody Mary, mimosa or tequila drink special. Complete your afternoon with a Mai Tai Popsicle, healthy bite or relaxing chair massage from the providers at Well & Being Spa.


Sundown Sips

Friday - Sunday | 7-10 pm


Party like Poison Ivy or bring your league of extraordinary friends to enjoy entertainment by a live DJ.


*For guests 21 and older


Captain's Tips for Smooth Sails

Go Mobile

Get the most out of your visit - all from your mobile phone! Download our Princess Navigator app in the App Store or Google Play to easily find your way around property and browse Labor Day Dreamcation's special event details.

Connect with us via text message at any point during your stay! Provide a valid mobile number upon check-in, and you will be able to easily reach out with any requests including room status updates, housekeeping or valet requests, reservations through our Concierge team and more.


On-Board Transportation to Paradise

The S.S. Princess is a large vessel, with so much to do and see! Should you wish to request golf cart transportation at any point during your stay, please call 480.585.7575

family portrait

Sail Away and Share Your Power Pose

Studio Em Family Photo Sessions 
Schedule a professional photography session with our onsite photographers to capture your summer vacation with family, friends or loved ones. Advance reservations required through our concierge, available exclusively for resort guests.
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