Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Christmas at the Princess

Christmas at the Princess

Celebrate the splendor of the season at the AAA Five Diamond award-winning Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. Witness the resort transform into an enchanting winter wonderland during our annual Christmas at the Princess festival, open nightly November 17, 2023 - January 6, 2024.

Throughout the holiday season, a touch of magic is added by more than 7.5 million sparkling LED lights. Go ice skating in the desert, meet cheerful holiday characters, roast marshmallows and make s'mores under star-filled skies. On every evening of the season, catch a splendid seven-minute light show choreographed to match the four-story musical holiday tree. There is something for everyone at this favored Christmas tradition in Scottsdale.

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Take the time to enjoy rest and relaxation, pools, spa treatments, dinner reservations or in-room dining before enjoying the exciting activities and experiences during Christmas at the Princess. Overnight resort guests receive:

  • Complimentary nightly admission to the festival
  • VIP wristbands to use the express lane at the attractions (excluding ice skating or photos with Santa)

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From casual to fine dining, enjoy holiday-themed menus. Whether it's savoring a delectable holiday feast, enjoying seasonal cocktails, or indulging in scrumptious desserts, the culinary delights are an integral part of the Christmas at The Princess experience. With an overnight stay, you have the freedom to explore the full range of dining options, allowing you to sample a diverse array of delectable holiday treats and share memorable meals with loved ones.

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General admission offers a magical and festive experience for visitors of all ages. Guests are greeted by the glittering lights of the stunning Christmas tree, the air is filled with the sweet melodies of holiday carols, creating a joyful atmosphere that resonates throughout the picturesque surroundings. General admission provides a delightful opportunity for everyone to embrace the holiday season in a truly festive setting at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, including:

  • Twinkle Town: Saddle Up Ride, Train Station Ride, Alpine Slide Ride, Lolli Swings Ride, Deck the Halls Ride
  • The Village: The Chair Lift Ferris Wheel, Polar Putt Putt, Snow Mountain Real Ice Slide
  • Complimentary Fire Pits at S’mores Land, Twinkle Town and Winterland
  • Lagoon Lights
  • Princess Express Trains
  • Enchanted Plaza Shows
  • A Christmas Wish
  • Letters to Santa
  • 50+ Photo ops
  • Narrated Nativity Show

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Christmas Takeaway Dinner

Let us do the work! Prepared by our talented Ironwood American Kitchen Executive Chef, Jason Allen, this takeaway Christmas feast requires only minimal execution for you and yours to enjoy an amazing holiday meal.

Perfect for a family of four, it includes holiday staples featuring a maple and bourbon-glazed ham, braised short rib and jus, roasted garlic and butter-whipped Yukon gold potatoes, candied yams and more. Complete your meal with a hand-crafted beverage offering add-on featuring a bourbon, rosemary cider punch.


Dinner | $310++, serves up to 4

Add-On Beverages | $60, serves up to 4

Reservations close 3PM on Tuesday, December 20th. Pick up at Palomino Ballroom Entrance on Saturday, December 24th between 10AM–12PM.

Accepting reservations until December 20, 2023. Credit card will be required for all reservations. Cancellations require a 72-hour notice. Cancellations after 72 hours will be charged 50% of their reservation. Prices above exclusive of tax and gratuity. Order online or call 480.585.2694 for more details.

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