Memorial Day in Scottsdale

By local contributor
Kristen Kearney

Memorial Day officially marks the start of summer here in the Scottsdale. Barbecues will be held, pools will be packed 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 Princess as we launch our Summer Splash Birthday Bash, and it wouldn’t be a party without you! Join us for signature experiences, including 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 W Scottsdale for a swim on May 27, and heat things up on the WET Pool with sounds by our resident DJs. Featuring underwater lighting and music, and water heated or cooled as necessary, you’ll never want to come out of the water or 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

Join The Saguaro Scottsdale on May 27 for a pool party series that celebrates life through music, fellowship and the spirit of the Sonoran Desert. Showcasing Arizona’s rising young DJ talent spinning the best in dance music.