Memorial Day in Scottsdale

By local contributor
Kristen Kearney

Memorial Day officially marks the start of summer here in Scottsdale. Barbecues will be held, pools will be hopping with visitors soaking up the sun and relaxing summer vibes will be felt everywhere you go. If you’re still planning your Memorial Day weekend, take a look at these activities to fill those three days!


Memorial Day Weekend at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

Fairmont memorial day

Kick-off summer with a visit to the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess as they launch their Summer Splash Birthday Bash! Signature experiences include fin-tastic mermaid swims, new virtual reality adventure chairs, weekend throw-back pool parties with the FunergyTeam, all-new Techno Glo parties and more.


Memorial Day Weekend at Omni Montelucia

montelucia memorial day

Celebrate the beginning of summer with the perfect weekend escape at Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia. Experience a full schedule of resort activities like culinary events, fashion shows, music and more.


WET Weekend at the W Scottsdale

W Scottsdale Memorial Day

Head over to the WET Deck at the W Scottsdale for a swim and performances by Allie Telilz (Sat.) and Speaker of the House (Sun.). The W's rooftop pool features underwater lighting and music, as well as water that's heated or cooled as necessary. We're pretty sure you’ll never want to leave the stylish pool scene.


Weekend Ride with Arizona Outback Adventure

Greenbelt Memorial Day

Arizona Outback Adventure is leading an 8-miile guided bike ride along the Indian Bend Wash Greenbelt, the Arizona Canal and through Old Town Scottsdale on May 27. The tour includes a bike, helmet, water and snacks and a local guide to lead the way through the city’s most beautiful green spaces and waterways.


Memorial Day Weekend Pool Party at The Saguaro Scottsdale

The Saguaro Memorial Day

Wing by The Saguaro Scottsdale on May 27 for the launch of Swim Meet, a weekend pool party series that celebrates life through music, fellowship and the spirit of the Sonoran Desert. Swim Meet showcaes Arizona’s rising young DJ talent spinning the best in global dance music.