Yule Love Scottsdale for the Holidays!
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Glowy Nights

When the sun sets, Scottsdale amps up the glow with millions of twinkling lights. From neighborhoods swathed in yuletide cheer and holiday light extravaganzas at area attractions to stage shows that bring the season’s magic to life, a night on the town in Scottsdale will put some serious sparkle in your season.

Ballet Arizona
Scottsdazzle
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Family Fun

Traveling with the whole family? Not to worry. Scottsdale has you covered with festive accommodations at resort winter wonderlands and plenty of fun-filled activities for elves of all ages. We even have the inside scoop on where you can find Santa when he’s in town!

 
Scottsdazzle
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Season’s Eatings

Move over, fruitcake and pumpkin spice lattes – Scottsdale takes holiday food and drink to a whole new level. Start your culinary explorations with these seasonally inspired cocktails, then check out our local chefs who are putting a fresh spin on your traditional comfort food favorites. Be sure to save a little room, because the season’s best desserts are worth every calorie.

ZuZu Cafe
Diego Pops
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Scottsdale Holiday Inspiration

If you’re looking for some local inspiration to make your Scottsdale holiday shine, we’ve collected our most treasured Christmas traditions as well as all the reasons why locals love Scottsdale this time of year. And because, as the saying goes, it didn’t happen if it’s not in Instagram, don’t miss these supremely ‘grammable holiday moments.

 
Christmas at the Princess
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Shopping Made Easy

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 gifts to buy, head for the myriad shops and boutiques in Old Town Scottsdale, explore our Scottsdale holiday gift guide, or take in one of the many events and festivals happening this time of year. You’ll find the perfect present for everyone on your list.

Flower Bar
Carmen
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Christmas Dinner

Dining in Scottsdale during the holidays is a delicious journey through menus that plait your traditional favorite dishes with indigenous Sonoran Desert ingredients and on-trend culinary techniques.

 
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Glowy Nights
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Family Fun
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Season’s Eatings
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Scottsdale Holiday Inspiration
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Shopping Made Easy
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Christmas Dinner