Mother Nature can keep her snow and frigid temperatures – Scottsdale’s turning up the heat this holiday season in more ways than one. From November through New Year’s, Scottsdale is ablaze with festive holiday light displays, spicy Southwestern cuisine and warm, sunny days that are perfect for outdoor explorations and al fresco dining. And these are just a few of the delights we have in store for you and yours. Read on for more reasons why you’ll want to heat up your holidays in Scottsdale!
Move over, fruitcake and pumpkin spice lattes – Scottsdale takes holiday food and drink to a whole new level! From festive cocktails and traditional Southwest holiday favorites to decadent desserts that are worth every calorie, Scottsdale satisfies every holiday craving. Best of all, you can enjoy these seasonal treats on our sun-dappled restaurant patios and make the most of Scottsdale’s warm winter days.
Hot Holiday Gift Ideas
Santa knows who’s been naughty and who’s been nice. He also knows who hasn’t finished their holiday shopping. If you’ve got more presents to buy, explore our Scottsdale holiday gift guide for experiential gift ideas, uniquely Scottsdale goods and superb stocking stuffers. After a day of shopping, give yourself the gift of relaxation with a tasting stroll along the Scottsdale Wine Trail.
Dining in Scottsdale during the holidays is a delicious journey through menus that plait your traditional favorite dishes with indigenous Sonoran Desert ingredients, spicy Southwestern touches and on-trend culinary techniques.