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5 Reasons “Yule” Love Scottsdale for the Holidays

Tell ho-hum holidays to take a hike—you’re going to Scottsdale.

In Scottsdale, resort winter wonderlands, farm-fresh season’s eatings and millions of glittering lights will put some serious sparkle in your season—and these are just a few of the delights Scottsdale has in store for you and yours. Here are five reasons why your Scottsdale escape will make this a magical season to remember.


Winter Wonderlands

Experience five-diamond luxury with a holiday twist. Every December, some of Scottsdale’s finest resorts transform into enchanting winter wonderlands adorned with all the splendor of the season. Musical Christmas trees, larger-than-life gingerbread houses and high-tech animations set to holiday music are just a few of the season’s highlights.


Holiday Lights

From the streets of downtown decked out in their sparkling holiday finest to Scottsdale’s shopping centers, Waterfront and miniature railroad park, the city is aglow with holiday lights. And just a short drive away, Arizona’s largest drive-through holiday extravaganza features millions of lights synchronized to holiday tunes.


Stage Celebrations

Scottsdale’s stages are bustling with longtime favorites and innovative new shows this holiday season. Traditionalists will love Arizona Ballet’s magical performance of The Nutcracker while those who seeking holiday humour can take in a performance of ‘Twas a Girls’ Night Before Christmas: The Musical.

Festivals & Events

Get your glow on at Scottsdale’s seasonal festivals and events, including Scottsdazzle, a month-long celebration of all things holiday, from tree lightings and sing-a-longs to giant art installations, Santa Wine Arounds and a life-size menorah.

Holiday Feasts

Dining in Scottsdale during the holidays is a delicious journey through menus that pair traditional favorite dishes with Sonoran Desert ingredients and on-trend culinary techniques. Think Southwest herb-roasted turkey, rosemary and agave smoked salmon, or coffee-rubbed bison tenderloin.


Discover all the reasons why “Yule Love Scottsdale for the Holidays” here!



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